Judo at the 2016 Summer Olympics

Judo at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro took place from 6 to 12 August at the Carioca Arena 2 inside the Barra Olympic Park in Barra da Tijuca. Around 386 judoka competed in 14 events (seven each for both men and women).[1]

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VenueCarioca Arena 2
Dates6–12 August 2016
No. of events14
Competitors386 from 138 nations
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Similar to 2012 format, qualification was based on the world ranking list prepared by International Judo Federation as of May 30, 2016. A total of 252 athletes directly qualified through the ranking with only the top 22 men or top 14 women in each division, ensuring that each NOC was subjected to a limit of one judoka per division.[2][3]

Competition scheduleEdit

There were two sessions of competition on each day of the 2016 Olympic Judo program. The first session (Elimination & Quarterfinal) was conducted from 10:00 to 13:00 BRT, and the second session (repechage, semifinal, Bronze medal and Gold medal) was conducted from 15:30 to 18:10 BRT.

Q Elimination & Quarterfinal F Repechage, Semifinal, Bronze medal & Gold medal
Event↓/Date → Sat 6 Sun 7 Mon 8 Tue 9 Wed 10 Thu 11 Fri 12
Men's 60 kg Q F
Men's 66 kg Q F
Men's 73 kg Q F
Men's 81 kg Q F
Men's 90 kg Q F
Men's 100 kg Q F
Men's +100 kg Q F
Women's 48 kg Q F
Women's 52 kg Q F
Women's 57 kg Q F
Women's 63 kg Q F
Women's 70 kg Q F
Women's 78 kg Q F
Women's +78 kg Q F


Participating nationsEdit


2016 Summer Olympics Judo

Medal summaryEdit

Medal tableEdit

  *   Host nation (Brazil)

1  Japan31812
2  France2215
3  Russia2013
4  Italy1102
  United States1102
6  Brazil*1023
7  Slovenia1012
8  Argentina1001
  Czech Republic1001
11  South Korea0213
12  Azerbaijan0202
13  Georgia0112
15  Colombia0101
18  China0022
21  Belgium0011
  Great Britain0011
  United Arab Emirates0011
Totals (26 nations)14142856

Men's eventsEdit

Games Gold Silver Bronze
Extra-lightweight (60 kg)
Beslan Mudranov
Yeldos Smetov
Naohisa Takato
Diyorbek Urozboev
Half-lightweight (66 kg)
Fabio Basile
An Ba-ul
  South Korea
Rishod Sobirov
Masashi Ebinuma
Lightweight (73 kg)
Shohei Ono
Rustam Orujov
Lasha Shavdatuashvili
Dirk Van Tichelt
Half-middleweight (81 kg)
Khasan Khalmurzaev
Travis Stevens
  United States
Sergiu Toma
  United Arab Emirates
Takanori Nagase
Middleweight (90 kg)
Mashu Baker
Varlam Liparteliani
Gwak Dong-han
  South Korea
Cheng Xunzhao
Half-heavyweight (100 kg)
Lukáš Krpálek
  Czech Republic
Elmar Gasimov
Cyrille Maret
Ryunosuke Haga
Heavyweight (+100 kg)
Teddy Riner
Hisayoshi Harasawa
Rafael Silva
Or Sasson

Women's eventsEdit

Games Gold Silver Bronze
Extra-lightweight (48 kg)
Paula Pareto
Jeong Bo-kyeong
  South Korea
Ami Kondo
Galbadrakhyn Otgontsetseg
Half-lightweight (52 kg)
Majlinda Kelmendi
Odette Giuffrida
Misato Nakamura
Natalia Kuziutina
Lightweight (57 kg)
Rafaela Silva
Dorjsürengiin Sumiyaa
Telma Monteiro
Kaori Matsumoto
Half-middleweight (63 kg)
Tina Trstenjak
Clarisse Agbegnenou
Yarden Gerbi
Anicka van Emden
Middleweight (70 kg)
Haruka Tachimoto
Yuri Alvear
Sally Conway
  Great Britain
Laura Vargas Koch
Half-heavyweight (78 kg)
Kayla Harrison
  United States
Audrey Tcheuméo
Mayra Aguiar
Anamari Velenšek
Heavyweight (+78 kg)
Émilie Andéol
Idalys Ortiz
Kanae Yamabe
Yu Song

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ "Rio 2016: Judo". Rio 2016. Archived from the original on 30 March 2015. Retrieved 28 March 2015.
  2. ^ "Rio 2016 – IJF Judo Qualification System" (PDF). IJF. Archived from the original (PDF) on 22 July 2014. Retrieved 28 March 2015.
  3. ^ Osbourne, Paul (18 February 2014). "International Judo Federation reveals Rio 2016 qualification process". Inside the Games. Retrieved 28 March 2015.

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