Judo at the 2000 Summer Olympics – Women's 78 kg
These are the results of the Women's 78 kg (also known as half-heavyweight) 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, 78 kilograms. Competition took place in the Sydney Convention and Exhibition Centre on 21 September.
|Women's 78 kg|
at the Games of the XXVII Olympiad
|Venue||Sydney Convention and Exhibition Centre|
|Competitors||23 from 23 nations|
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|
|San Miguel (ESP)||L||Richter (ROU)||W|
|San Miguel (ESP)||W||Lee (KOR)||W||Rakels (BEL)||L|
|Ribble (CAN)||L||Richter (ROU)||W|
|Dashdulam (MGL)||L||Pierantozzi (ITA)||W|
|Salaeva (TKM)||L||Silva (BRA)||W||Luna (CUB)||L|
|Dashdulam (MGL)||W||Silva (BRA)||L|
|Kienhuis (NED)||W||Pierantozzi (ITA)||W|
- "Judo at the 2000 Sydney Summer Games: Women's Half-Heavyweight". Sports Reference. Archived from the original on 18 April 2020. Retrieved 8 June 2018.