Judo at the 1996 Summer Olympics – Men's 60 kg

These are the results of the Men's 60 kg (also known as Extra-Lightweight) competition in judo at the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta, Georgia. A total of 34 men competed in this event, limited to jūdōka whose body weight was less than, or equal to, 60 kilograms. Competition took place in the Georgia World Congress Center.[1]

Men's 60 kg
at the Games of the XXVI Olympiad
VenueGeorgia World Congress Center
Date26 July
Competitors34 from 34 nations
1st place, gold medalist(s) Tadahiro Nomura  Japan
2nd place, silver medalist(s) Girolamo Giovinazzo  Italy
3rd place, bronze medalist(s) Richard Trautmann  Germany
3rd place, bronze medalist(s) Dorjpalamyn Narmandakh  Mongolia
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Tournament resultsEdit

First roundEdit

As there were more than 32 qualifiers for the tournament, two first round matches were held to reduce the field to 32 judoka.

Main bracketEdit

The gold and silver medalists were determined by the final match of the main single-elimination bracket.

1st Round 2nd Round Quarterfinals Semifinals Gold medal final
  Meridja (ALG) W
  Nováček (CZE) L   Meridja (ALG) W
  Naveira (ESP) W   Naveira (ESP) L
  Liao (TPE) L   Meridja (ALG) L
  Oyegin (RUS) W   Nomura (JPN) W
  Ayed (TUN) L   Oyegin (RUS) L
  Nomura (JPN) W   Nomura (JPN) W
  Gutiérrez (HON) L   Nomura (JPN) W
  Méndez (PUR) L   Narmandakh (MGL) L
  Narmandakh (MGL) W   Narmandakh (MGL) W
  Caravana (POR) L   Donohue (GBR) L
  Donohue (GBR) W   Narmandakh (MGL) W
  Idrissi Chorfi (MAR) W   Mukhtarov (UZB) L
  Bokiyev (TJK) L   Idrissi Chorfi (MAR) L
  Mukhtarov (UZB) W   Mukhtarov (UZB) W
  García (BRA) L   Nomura (JPN) W
  Matuszek (SVK) L   Giovinazzo (ITA) L
  Chambilly (FRA) W   Chambilly (FRA) L
  Vazagashvili (GEO) L   Giovinazzo (ITA) W
  Giovinazzo (ITA) W   Giovinazzo (ITA) W
  Lencina (ARG) L   Acuña (MEX) L
  Guseynov (AZE) W   Guseynov (AZE) L
  Acuña (MEX) W   Acuña (MEX) W
  Power (AUS) L   Giovinazzo (ITA) W
  Sunada (USA) L   Trautmann (GER) L
  Trautmann (GER) W   Trautmann (GER) W
  Bagirov (BLR) W   Bagirov (BLR) L
  Singh (IND) L   Trautmann (GER) W
  Poulot (CUB) L   Kim (KOR) L
  Kim (KOR) W   Kim (KOR) W
  Kamrowski (POL) W   Kamrowski (POL) L
  Kunyik (HUN) L


The losing semifinalists as well as those judoka eliminated in earlier rounds by the four semifinalists of the main bracket advanced to the repechage. These matches determined the two bronze medalists for the event.

First round   Quarterfinals   Semifinals   Bronze medal finals
      Oyegin (RUS) W         Oyegin (RUS) L
  Gutiérrez (HON) L       Meridja (ALG) L           Trautmann (GER) W
  Oyegin (RUS) W         Oyegin (RUS) W
      Donohue (GBR) L  
      Donohue (GBR) W
  Méndez (PUR) L       Mukhtarov (UZB) L  
  Donohue (GBR) W  
      Vazagashvili (GEO) W         Bagirov (BLR) L
  Vazagashvili (GEO) W       Acuña (MEX) L           Narmandakh (MGL) W
  Chambilly (FRA)         Vazagashvili (GEO) L
      Bagirov (BLR) W  
      Bagirov (BLR) W
  Sunada (USA) L       Kim (KOR) L  
  Bagirov (BLR) W  


  1. ^ "Judo at the 1996 Atlanta Summer Games: Men's Extra-Lightweight". Sports Reference. Archived from the original on 18 April 2020. Retrieved 1 June 2018.

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