Judo at the 1964 Summer Olympics – Men's +80 kg

The heavyweight class was a judo event held as part of the Judo at the 1964 Summer Olympics programme. The weight class was the heaviest contested, and allowed judokas over eighty kilograms. The competition was held on Thursday, October 22, 1964.[1]

Left-right: Doug Rogers, Isao Inokuma, Parnaoz Chikviladze and Anzor Kiknadze

Fourteen judokas from twelve nations competed. The final between Inokuma and Rogers was a draw with Inokuma given a preference for a slightly higher activity. Little occurred in the first 10 minutes, and the referee Charles Palmer threatened to disqualify both and award no gold medal, yet with little effect.[2]


Gold Silver Bronze
Isao Inokuma
Doug Rogers
Parnaoz Chikviladze
  Soviet Union
Anzor Kiknadze
  Soviet Union


Elimination roundEdit

The fifteen competitors were divided into five pools of three. Each pool played a round-robin tournament, with the winner of the pool advancing to the quarterfinals.

Pool A

Place Judoka Score Qual.
1   Doug Rogers (CAN) 2-0 QQ
2   Chang Chung-huei (ROC) 1-1
3   Salvador Goldschmied (MEX) 0-2

Pool B

Place Judoka Score Qual.
1   Parnaoz Chikviladze (URS) 2-0 QQ
2   George Harris (USA) 1-1
3   Anthony Sweeney (GBR) 0-2

Pool C

Place Judoka Score Qual.
1   Anzor Kiknadze (URS) 2-0 QQ
2   Job Gouweleeuw (NED) 1-1
3   Herbert Niemann (EUA) 0-2

Pool D

Place Judoka Score Qual.
1   Isao Inokuma (JPN) 2-0 QQ
2   Michel Casella (ARG) 1-1
  Ang Teck Bee (MAS) 0-2

Teck Bee Age did not compete.

Pool E

Place Judoka Score Qual.
1   Kim Jong-dal (KOR) 2-0 QQ
2   Nicola Tempesta (ITA) 1-1
3   Huang Yong-chun (ROC) 0-2

Knockout roundsEdit

The remaining five judokas competed in a single elimination bracket. Three received a bye in the quarterfinals, leaving only one match. The loser of that match placed 5th overall, while both losers in the semifinals won bronze medals.

October 22
October 22
October 22
  Isao Inokuma (JPN) Kusure-kami-shiho-gatame  
  Kim Jong-Dal (KOR) 2:57       Isao Inokuma (JPN) Tai-otoshi  
  Anzor Kiknadze (URS) -     Anzor Kiknadze (URS) 4:51  
Bye -         Isao Inokuma (JPN) Kinsa
  Doug Rogers (CAN) -         Doug Rogers (CAN) -
Bye -       Doug Rogers (CAN) Kinsa
  Parnaoz Chikviladze (URS) -     Parnaoz Chikviladze (URS) -  
Bye -  


  1. ^ "Judo at the 1964 Tokyo Summer Games: Men's Heavyweight". Sports Reference. Archived from the original on 18 April 2020. Retrieved 7 May 2018.
  2. ^ Judo at the 1964 Tokyo Summer Games: Men's Heavyweight. sports-reference.com


  • Tokyo Organizing Committee (1964). The Games of the XVIII Olympiad: Tokyo 1964, vol. 2.