Judo at the 2000 Summer Olympics – Women's 48 kg

These are the results of the women's 48 kg (also known as extra-lightweight) competition in judo at the 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney. A total of 23 women qualified for this event, limited to jūdōka whose body weight was less than, or equal to, 48 kilograms. Competition took place in the Sydney Convention and Exhibition Centre on 16 September.[1]

Women's 48 kg
at the Games of the XXVII Olympiad
VenueSydney Convention and Exhibition Centre
Date16 September
Competitors23 from 23 nations
1st place, gold medalist(s) Ryoko Tamura  Japan
2nd place, silver medalist(s) Lyubov Bruletova  Russia
3rd place, bronze medalist(s) Anna-Maria Gradante  Germany
3rd place, bronze medalist(s) Ann Simons  Belgium
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Athlete Nation
Tania Tallie   South Africa
Zhao Shunxin   China
Ryoko Tamura   Japan
Lyudmyla Lusnikova   Ukraine
Lauren Meece   United States
Neşe Şensoy Yıldız   Turkey
Maarit Kallio   Finland
Adriana Angeles Lozada   Mexico
Vanesa Arenas   Spain
Sarah Nichollo-Rosso   France
Cha Hyon-Hyang   North Korea
Galina Atayeva   Turkmenistan
Park Sung-Ja   South Korea
Laura Manuela Moise   Romania
Amarilis Savón   Cuba
Natalya Kuligina   Kyrgyzstan
Victoria Dunn   Great Britain
Lyubov Bruletova   Russia
Ann Simons   Belgium
Hayet Rouini   Tunisia
Jenny Hill   Australia
Anna-Maria Gradante   Germany
Mariana Martins   Brazil

Main bracketEdit

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

Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Gold medal final
  Tania Tallie (RSA) L
  Zhao Shunxin (CHN) W   Zhao Shunxin (CHN) L
  Ryoko Tamura (JPN) W
  Ryoko Tamura (JPN) W
  Lyudmyla Lusnikova (UKR) W   Lyudmyla Lusnikova (UKR) L
  Lauren Meece (USA) L   Lyudmyla Lusnikova (UKR) W
  Neşe Şensoy Yıldız (TUR) L
  Ryoko Tamura (JPN) W
  Maarit Kallio (FIN) L   Cha Hyon-Hyang (PRK) L
  Adriana Angeles (MEX) W   Adriana Angeles Lozada (MEX) L
  Vanesa Arenas (ESP) W
  Vanesa Arenas (ESP) L
  Sarah Nichollo-Rosso (FRA) L   Cha Hyon-Hyang (PRK) W
  Cha Hyon-Hyang (PRK) W   Cha Hyon-Hyang (PRK) W
  Galina Atayeva (TKM) L
  Ryoko Tamura (JPN) W
  Park Sung-Ja (KOR) L   Lyubov Bruletova (RUS) L
  Laura Moise (ROU) W   Laura Manuela Moise (ROU) L
  Amarilis Savón (CUB) W
  Amarilis Savón (CUB) L
  Natalya Kuligina (KGZ) L   Lyubov Bruletova (RUS) W
  Victoria Dunn (GBR) W   Victoria Dunn (GBR) L
  Lyubov Bruletova (RUS) W
  Lyubov Bruletova (RUS) W
  Ann Simons (BEL) W   Anna-Maria Gradante (GER) L
  Hayet Rouini (TUN) L   Ann Simons (BEL) W
  Jenny Hill (AUS) L
  Ann Simons (BEL) L
  Anna-Maria Gradante (GER) W
  Anna-Maria Gradante (GER) W
  Mariana Martins (BRA) 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
      Nichollo-Rosso (FRA) W         Zhao (CHN) L
  Nichollo-Rosso (FRA) W       Atayeva (TKM) L           Gradante (GER) W
Bye L         Nichollo-Rosso (FRA) L
      Zhao (CHN) W  
      Zhao (CHN) W
  Zhao (CHN) W       Lusnikova (UKR) L  
Bye L  
      Dunn (GBR) L         Simons (BEL) W
  Dunn (GBR) W       Savon (CUB) W           Cha (PRK) L
Bye L         Savon (CUB) L
      Simons (BEL) W  
      Martins (BRA) L
  Martins (BRA) W       Simons (BEL) W  
Bye L  


  1. ^ "Judo at the 2000 Sydney Summer Games: Women's Extra-Lightweight". Sports Reference. Archived from the original on 17 April 2020. Retrieved 8 June 2018.

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