Japan finished the World Judo Juniors Championships by earning the mixed team title ©IJF

Japan's athletes excelled at the World Judo Juniors Championships in the Portuguese city of Coimbra, winning 10 of the available 15 golds.

It is the second year running they have topped the standings at the World Championships for athletes aged 21 or less.

Kano Miyaki triumphed in the women's under-48 kilograms as part of a clean sweep for Japan on the first day, beating Turkey's Sıla Ersin in the final at the Sports Complex Multiusos de Odivelas.

Rin Kamiya earned gold at women's under-52kg against Italy's Giulia Carnà, while on the men's side two different athletes named Yamato Fukuda prevailed.

At under-60kg Fukuda beat Azerbaijan's Nizami Imranov in the final, while his namesake won the under-66kg decider against Israel's Eran Fiks.

The second day of competition proved the only exception to Japan's dominance.

Veronica Toniolo of Italy won the women's under-57kg final against Riko Honda and Melkia Auchecorne of France the women's under-63kg decider against Mizuki Takaki, while Azerbaijan's Vusal Galandarzade overcame Jack Yonezuka of the United States in the men's under-73kg.

Kaito Amano against Georgia's Aleksandre Loladze in the men's under-81kg and Komei Kawabata against Azerbaijan's Vugar Talibov in the men's under-90kg returned Japan to the top of the podium, along with Mayu Honda against Brazil's Kaillany Cardoso in the women's under-70kg.

Japan concluded individual competition with golds for Dota Arai against Uzbekistan's Rustam Shorakhmatov in the men's under-100kg final and Mao Arai against compatriot Miki Mukunoki in the women's over-78kg.

Kim Min-ju of South Korea was another winner on the final day of individual competition against The Netherlands' Lieke Derks in the women's under-78kg and Shalva Gureshidze of Georgia against İbrahim Tataroğlu of Turkey in the men's over-100kg.

Japan rounded off the World Judo Juniors Championships with the mixed team title won at the expense of France.

Hosts Portugal earned their first medal of the event with a mixed team bronze shared with Brazil.

Ukraine boycotted the event because of the participation of Russian and Belarusian athletes as individual neutrals.

Three neutrals from Russia earned bronze medals - Timur Arbuzov in the men's under-81kg, Andzhei Pavliukov in the men's under-100kg and Kristina Dudina in the women's under-48kg.