Kayla Harrison makes judo history

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Canada's Catherine Roberge, top, and  and United States' Kayla Harrison fight during a women's -78 kg judo match at the Pan American Games in Guadalajara, Mexico, Thursday Oct. 27, 2011. (AP Photo/Javier Galeano)

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Kayla Harrison's goal was simple: Win a world championship and an Olympic gold medal. She got the first in 2010 to become the first U.S. woman in 46 years to capture a judo world championship. Now she has achieved Olympic glory and become the first American to win gold in judo. -- By Paul Martella

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