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Brazilian athlete breaks #Olympics bronze medal after taking it to the shower with him, wants another one

Brazilian athlete breaks #Olympics bronze medal after taking it to the shower with him, wants another one

Felipe Kitadai, of Brazil, kisses his bronze for the men's 60kg judo competition at the 2012 Summer Olympics, on Saturday, July 28, 2012, in London. -- PHOTO: AP LONDON (AP) - A Brazilian who won Olympic bronze in judo accidentally broke his medal when he took it to the shower with him. Now his fight is to have it replaced by the International Olympic Committee. Felipe Kitadai said he was carrying the medal everywhere he went and decided to take it to the shower as well as a joke, but ended up dropping it while trying to keep it from getting wet. Kitadai told Brazil's GloboEsporte.com that the part which holds the medal's string broke and now he can't wear it around his neck. He said there's also a small dent on it. Kitadai won the bronze in the men's 60-kilogram division on Saturday. The Brazilian Olympic Committee says it will request a new medal even though it knows the...

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