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Judo



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Olympic Judo Overview

Judo is a martial art that is focused on hand-to-hand combat with roots in Japan. Olympic Judo made its debut at the Tokyo 1664 Olympics and a women's Olympic judo event was introduced in Barcelona in 1992. During the London 2012 Olympics there will be 14 gold medals awarded in Judo across a variety of weight categories for men and woman.

Olympic Judo Venue

ExCel Arena

2012 Judo Schedule

Coming later.

2012 Judo Favourites

List of contenders coming later.

Beijing 2008 Olympic Medalists

EVENT

GOLD

SILVER

BRONZE

Men's Extra Lightweight
Under 60kg

Minho Choi
South Korea

Ludwig Paischer
Austria

Rishod Sobirov
Uzbekistan
Ruben Houkes
Netherlands

Men's Half Lightweight
60-66kg

Masato Uchishiba
Japan

Benjamin Darbelet
France

Yordanis Arencibia
Cuba
Pak Chol Min
North Korea

Men's Lightweight
66-73kg

Elnur Mammadli
Azerbaijan

Wang Ki-Chun
South Korea

Rasul Boqiev
Tajikstan
Leandro Guilheiro
Brazil

Men's Half Middleweight
73-81kg

Ole Bischof
Germany

Kim Jae-Bum
South Korea

Tiago Camilo
Brazil
Roman Gontiuk
Ukraine

Men's Middleweight
81-90kg

Irakli Tsirekidze
Georgia

Amar Benikhlef
Algeria

Hesham Mesbah
Egypt
Sergei Aschwanden
Switzerland

Men's Half Heavyweight
90-100kg

Tuvshinbayar Naidan
Mongolia

Askhat Zhitkeyev
Kazakhstan

Movlud Miraliyev
Ajerbaijan
Henk Grol
Netherlands

Men's Heavyweight
Over 100kg

Satoshi Ishii
Japan

Abdullo Tangriev
Uzbekistan

Lasha Gujejiani
Georgia
Oscar Braison
Cuba

Women's Extra Lightweight
Under 48kg

Alina Alexandra Dumitru
Romania

Yanet Bermoy
Cuba

Paula Belen Pareto
Argentina
Ryoko Tani
Japan

Women's Half Lightweight
48-52kg

Dongmei Xian
China

Kum Ae An
North Korea

Soraya Haddad
Algeria
Misato Nakamura
Japan

Women's Lightweight
52-57kg

Giulia Quintavalle
Italy

Deborah Gravenstijn
Netherlands

Xu Yan
China
Ketleyn Quadros
Brazil

Women's Half Middleweight

Ayumi Tanimoto
Japan

Lucie Decosse
France

Elisabeth Willeboordse
Netherlands
Won Ok-Im
North Korea

Women's Middleweight
63-70kg

Masae Ueno
Japan

Anaysi Hernandez
Cuba

Ronda Rousey
USA
Edith Bosch
Netherlands

Women's Half Heavyweight
70-78kg

Xiuli Yang
China

Yalennis Castillo
Cuba

Stephanie Possamai
France
Gyeongmi Jeong
South Korea

Women's Heavyweight
Over 78kg

Tong Wen
China

Maki Tsukada
Japan

Idalys Ortiz
Cuba
Lucija Polavder
Slovenia


2012 Olympics Dates

July 27th - August 12th

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