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Scenes from Canadian judoka Sergio Pessoa's losing match

Promising medal hopeful loses to Kazahstan's Yerkebulan Kossayev

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Canada's Sergio Pessoa prepares to face Kazakhstan's Yerkebulan Kossayevin in Judo, Saturday, July 28, 2012. Pessoa lost to Yerkebulan in the men's 60kg elimination round.

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Canada's Sergio Pessoa (white) competes against Kazakhstan's Yerkebulan Kossayevin (blue) in Judo during the 2012 Summer Olympic Games in London, England Saturday, July 28, 2012. Pessoa lost to Yerkebulan in the men's 60kg elimination round.

Kevin Van Paassen/The Globe and Mail

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Canada's Sergio Pessoa (white) competes against Kazakhstan's Yerkebulan Kossayevin (blue) in Judo during the 2012 Summer Olympic Games in London, England Saturday, July 28, 2012. Pessoa lost to Yerkebulan in the men's 60kg elimination round.

Kevin Van Paassen/The Globe and Mail

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Canada's Sergio Pessoa (white) competes against Kazakhstan's Yerkebulan Kossayevin (blue) in Judo during the 2012 Summer Olympic Games in London, England Saturday, July 28, 2012. Pessoa lost to Yerkebulan in the men's 60kg elimination round.

Kevin Van Paassen/The Globe and Mail

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Canada's Sergio Pessoa (white) competes against Kazakhstan's Yerkebulan Kossayevin (blue) in Judo during the 2012 Summer Olympic Games in London, England Saturday, July 28, 2012. Pessoa lost to Yerkebulan in the men's 60kg elimination round.

Kevin Van Paassen/The Globe and Mail

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Canada's Sergio Pessoa competes against Kazakhstan's Yerkebulan Kossayevin in Judo during the 2012 Summer Olympic Games in London, England Saturday, July 28, 2012. Pessoa lost to Yerkebulan in the men's 60kg elimination round.

Kevin Van Paassen/The Globe and Mail

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Canada's Sergio Pessoa (white) competes against Kazakhstan's Yerkebulan Kossayevin (blue) in Judo during the 2012 Summer Olympic Games in London, England Saturday, July 28, 2012. Pessoa lost to Yerkebulan in the men's 60kg elimination round.

Kevin Van Paassen/The Globe and Mail

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Pessoa lost to Yerkebulan in the men's 60kg elimination round.

Kevin Van Paassen/The Globe and Mail

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