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At the Olympic Games (5) (Posted on 2004-08-30) Difficulty: 3 of 5
It was logical that four asian countries (Japan, Korea, Laos and Malaysia) should be the judo finalists, but I couldn’t learn the relative standings.

A reporter told me “Laos won silver, and/or Malaysia won bronze.” Other reporter added “Japan won gold, and/or Korea won bronze.” A third one added “Laos won gold, and/or Japan won silver.”

I couldn’t make heads or tails out of this, until I remembered that in judo, two bronze medals are awarded. Which were the standings?

See The Solution Submitted by Federico Kereki    
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re: Solution | Comment 14 of 20 |
(In reply to Solution by Bruce Brantley)

The third statement DOESN'T say that if Laos won gold, then Japan won silver...
  Posted by Federico Kereki on 2004-09-07 14:41:51

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