Judo at the 1996 Summer Olympics – Men's 86 kg
These are the results of the Men's 86 kg (also known as Middleweight) competition in judo at the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta, Georgia. A total of 33 men competed in this event, limited to jūdōka whose body weight was less than, or equal to, 86 kilograms. Competition took place in the Georgia World Congress Center.
|Men's 86 kg|
at the Games of the XXVI Olympiad
|Venue||Georgia World Congress Center|
|Competitors||33 from 33 nations|
As there were more than 32 qualifiers for the tournament, three first round matches were held to reduce the field to 32 judoka.
The gold and silver medalists were determined by the final match of the main single-elimination bracket.
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|
|Merkevicius (LTU)||L||Spittka (GER)||W|
|Celestin (HAI)||L||Maltsev (RUS)||W||Yoshida (JPN)||L|
|Maltsev (RUS)||W||Maltsev (RUS)||L|
|Yoshida (JPN)||W||Yoshida (JPN)||W|
|Gill (CAN)||W||Croitoru (ROU)||L|
|Alimzhanov (KAZ)||LL||Branco Zanol (BRA)||L||Huizinga (NED)||W|
|Branco Zanol (BRA)||W||Gill (CAN)||L|
|Huizinga (NED)||W||Huizinga (NED)||W|
|Biwole Abolo (CMR)||L|
- "Judo at the 1996 Atlanta Summer Games: Men's Middleweight". Sports Reference. Archived from the original on 18 April 2020. Retrieved 3 June 2018. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)