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Tomoo Torii(鳥居 智男Torii Tomio) (born May 20, 1973) is a Japanese judoka.
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He won Asian silver medal in the half-lightweight division in 1996 Asian Judo Championships. In November 2012 Torii took 5th in the World Sambo Championships in Minsk.
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