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Judo at the 1992 Summer Olympics

The Judo competition at the 1992 Summer Olympics was contested in fourteen weight classes, seven each for men and women. The seven mens weight classes continued to be those first used in 1980. This was the first Olympic competition to award medal ...

Judo at the 1988 Summer Olympics

The Judo competition at the 1988 Summer Olympics continued the seven weight classes first used at the 1980 Games. The open division was eliminated from the competition. Womens judo made its first appearance at the Olympic Games, as a demonstratio ...

Judo at the 1988 Summer Olympics – Men's 60 kg

The mens 60 kg competition in judo at the 1988 Summer Olympics in Seoul was held on 25 September at the Jangchung Gymnasium. The gold medal was won by Kim Jae-yup of South Korea.

Judo at the 1980 Summer Olympics

The Judo competition at the 1980 Summer Olympics was the first time that the medal count was not dominated by Japan, since the country joined the boycott of the games because of the 1979 Soviet invasion of Afghanistan. Medals were awarded to male ...

Judo at the 1964 Summer Olympics

The judo competition at the 1964 Summer Olympics was the first time the sport was included in the Summer Olympic Games. Medals were awarded in 4 classes, and competition was restricted to men only. The competition was held in the Nippon Budokan, ...

Judo at the 1976 Summer Olympics

At the judo competition at the 1976 Summer Olympics, medals were awarded in five weight classes and in the open competition, and was restricted to male judoka only.

Judo at the 1984 Summer Olympics

The Judo competition at the 1984 Summer Olympics continued the seven weight classes first used at the 1980 Games. With the open division, there were eight competitions. Japan returned to the top of the medal count, after boycotting the Moscow gam ...

Judo at the 1972 Summer Olympics

The Judo competition at the 1972 Summer Olympics was the return of the sport following its absence at the 1968 Summer Olympics in Mexico City. Medals were awarded in six weight classes, and competition was restricted to men only. Among the highli ...

Judo at the 2008 Summer Paralympics

The Judo competition of the 2008 Summer Paralympics was held in Beijing Workers Gymnasium from September 7 to September 9. There were 13 events, corresponding to seven weight classes for men and six for women. At the Paralympics, judo is conteste ...

Judo at the 2008 Summer Paralympics – Men's 60 kg

The mens 60 kg judo competition at the 2008 Summer Paralympics was held on September 7 at the Beijing Workers Gymnasium. Preliminary rounds started at 12:00 pm CST. Repechage finals, semifinals, bouts for bronze medals, and the final were held at ...

Judo at the 2008 Summer Paralympics – Men's 66 kg

The mens 66 kg judo competition at the 2008 Summer Paralympics was held on September 7 at the Beijing Workers Gymnasium. This event was the second-lightest of the mens judo weight classes, limiting competitors to a maximum of 66 kilograms of body ...

Judo at the Summer Universiade

Judo is an Universiade compulsory event since 2007 in Bangkok, Thailand. Before this, judo was optional sport at 1967, 1985, 1995, 2001 and the 2003 editions.

Judo at the 2011 Summer Universiade

Judo was contested at the 2011 Summer Universiade from August 13 to August 17 at the No. 6, No. 7, and No. 8 Pavilions at the Shenzhen Conference and Exhibition Center in Shenzhen, China.

Judo at the 2004 Summer Paralympics

Judo in the 2004 Summer Paralympics was competed by blind or vision-impaired judokas. The only classification was by body weight. The contests were staged in the Ano Liossia Olympic Hall.

Judo at the 2004 Summer Paralympics – Men's 66 kg

The Mens up to 66 kg judo competition at the 2004 Summer Paralympics was held on 18 September at the Ano Liossia Olympic Hall. The tournament bracket consisted of a single-elimination contest culminating in a gold medal match. There was also a re ...

Judo at the 2004 Summer Paralympics – Men's 73 kg

The Mens up to 73 kg judo competition at the 2004 Summer Paralympics was held on 19 September at the Ano Liossia Olympic Hall. The tournament bracket consisted of a single-elimination contest culminating in a gold medal match. There was also a re ...

Judo at the 2004 Summer Paralympics – Men's 81 kg

The Mens up to 81 kg judo competition at the 2004 Summer Paralympics was held on 19 September at the Ano Liossia Olympic Hall. The tournament bracket consisted of a single-elimination contest culminating in a gold medal match. There was also a re ...

Judo at the 2004 Summer Paralympics – Men's 90 kg

The Mens up to 90 kg judo competition at the 2004 Summer Paralympics was held on 20 September at the Ano Liossia Olympic Hall. The tournament bracket consisted of a single-elimination contest culminating in a gold medal match. There was also a re ...

Judo at the 2004 Summer Paralympics – Men's 100 kg

The Mens up to 100 kg judo competition at the 2004 Summer Paralympics was held on 20 September at the Ano Liossia Olympic Hall. The tournament bracket consisted of a single-elimination contest culminating in a gold medal match. There was also a r ...

Judo at the 2004 Summer Paralympics – Men's +100 kg

The Mens over 100 kg judo competition at the 2004 Summer Paralympics was held on 20 September at the Ano Liossia Olympic Hall. The tournament bracket consisted of a single-elimination contest culminating in a gold medal match. There was also a re ...

Judo at the 2004 Summer Paralympics – Women's 48 kg

The Womens up to 48 kg judo competition at the 2004 Summer Paralympics was held on 18 September at the Ano Liossia Olympic Hall. The tournament bracket consisted of a single-elimination contest culminating in a gold medal match. There was also a ...

Judo at the 2004 Summer Paralympics – Women's 52 kg

The Womens up to 52 kg judo competition at the 2004 Summer Paralympics was held on 18 September at the Ano Liossia Olympic Hall. The tournament bracket consisted of a single-elimination contest culminating in a gold medal match. There was also a ...

Judo at the 2004 Summer Paralympics – Women's 57 kg

The Womens up to 57 kg judo competition at the 2004 Summer Paralympics was held on 19 September at the Ano Liossia Olympic Hall. The tournament bracket consisted of a single-elimination contest culminating in a gold medal match. There was also a ...

Judo at the 2016 Summer Paralympics

The Judo competition of the 2016 Summer Paralympics was held in Hall 3 at the Carioca Arena inside the Olympic Training Center in Barra cluster between 8 and 10 September. There were 13 events, corresponding to seven weight classes for men and si ...

Judo at the 2012 Summer Paralympics

The Judo competition of the 2012 Summer Paralympics was held in ExCeL London from 30 August to 1 September. There were 13 events, corresponded to seven weight classes for men and six for women. At the Paralympics, judo was contested by visually i ...

Judo at the 2004 Summer Paralympics – Men's 60 kg

The Mens up to 60 kg judo competition at the 2004 Summer Paralympics was held on 18 September at the Ano Liossia Olympic Hall. The tournament bracket consisted of a single-elimination contest culminating in a gold medal match. There was also a re ...

Judo at the 2004 Summer Paralympics – Women's +70 kg

The Womens over 70 kg judo competition at the 2004 Summer Paralympics was held on 20 September at the Ano Liossia Olympic Hall. The tournament bracket consisted of a single-elimination contest culminating in a gold medal match and a single bronze ...

Judo at the 2008 Summer Paralympics – Men's 73 kg

The mens 73 kg judo competition at the 2008 Summer Paralympics was held on 8 September at the Beijing Workers Gymnasium. This event was the third-lightest of the mens judo weight classes, limiting competitors to a maximum of 73 kilograms of body ...

Judo at the 2004 Summer Paralympics – Women's 63 kg

The Womens up to 63 kg judo competition at the 2004 Summer Paralympics was held on 19 September at the Ano Liossia Olympic Hall. The tournament bracket consisted of a single-elimination contest culminating in a gold medal match. There was also a ...

Judo at the 2004 Summer Paralympics – Women's 70 kg

The Womens up to 70 kg judo competition at the 2004 Summer Paralympics was held on 20 September at the Ano Liossia Olympic Hall. The tournament bracket consisted of a single-elimination contest culminating in a gold medal match. There was also a ...

Judogi

Judogi is the formal Japanese name for the traditional uniform used for Judo practice and competition. A judogi is somewhat similar to a karategi 空手着 or 空手衣, Karate uniform as it shares a common origin. Jigoro Kano derived the original Judo ...

Judo at the 2015 European Games

Judo competitions at the 2015 European Games in Baku were held from 25–28 June 2015 at the Heydar Aliyev Arena in Baku. The competition consisted of seven weight events, and one team event, in each gender; a total of 16 medal events. The team eve ...

Judo at the 1986 Asian Games

The Judo competition at the 1986 Asian Games was held at Saemaul Sports Hall from 1 to 4 October 1986 and contested in weight classes, for only men. This was the first competition of Judo for Asian Games. The host nation South Korea dominated the ...

Judo at the 2015 Pan American Games

Judo competitions at the 2015 Pan American Games in Toronto were held from July 11 to 14 at the Hershey Centre in Mississauga. Due to naming rights the arena was known as the latter for the duration of the games. A total of fourteen judo events w ...

2019 European Judo Championships

The 2019 European Judo Championships were the 30th edition of the European Judo Championships, organised by the European Judo Union. It was held in Minsk, Belarus from 22–25 June 2019 during the 2019 European Games.

Alpine skiing

Alpine skiing, or downhill skiing, is the pastime of sliding down snow-covered slopes on skis with fixed-heel bindings, unlike other types of skiing, which use skis with free-heel bindings. Whether for recreation for sport, it is typically practi ...

Alpine skiing at the Winter Olympics

Alpine skiing has been contested at every Winter Olympics since 1936, when a combined event was held in Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany. From 1948 through 1980, the Winter Olympics also served as the World Championships in Olympic years, with sep ...

Alpine skiing at the 2010 Winter Olympics

Alpine skiing at the 2010 Winter Olympics was held in Canada at Whistler Creekside in Whistler, British Columbia, north of Vancouver. The ten events were scheduled for February 13–27; weather delayed the first event, the mens downhill, two days u ...

Alpine skiing at the 2010 Winter Olympics – Men's downhill

The Mens Downhill competition of the Vancouver 2010 Olympics was held at Whistler Creekside in Whistler, British Columbia. The competition was scheduled for Saturday, February 13, but was postponed due to rain and warm temperatures; it was held o ...

Alpine skiing at the 2010 Winter Olympics – Women's downhill

The womens downhill competition of the Vancouver 2010 Olympics was held at Whistler Creekside on Wednesday, February 17. The womens downhill course runs on the top part of Wildcard, then the bottom of Jimmys Joker, then finishes out of the valley ...

Alpine skiing at the 2010 Winter Olympics – Men's combined

The mens super combined competition of the Vancouver 2010 Olympics was held at Whistler Creekside in Whistler, British Columbia. The competition was scheduled for February 16, but was postponed due to weather delays in preceding races; it was hel ...

Alpine skiing at the 2010 Winter Olympics – Women's combined

The womens super combined competition of the Vancouver 2010 Olympics was held at Whistler Creekside in Whistler, British Columbia, on February 18, 2010. The competition was originally scheduled to be held on February 14, 2010, but was postponed d ...

Alpine skiing at the 2010 Winter Olympics – Men's super-G

The mens super-G competition of the Vancouver 2010 Olympics was held at Whistler Creekside in Whistler, British Columbia, on Friday, February 19. The defending Olympic champion was Kjetil Andre Aamodt of Norway, since retired, and the reigning wo ...

Alpine skiing at the 2010 Winter Olympics – Women's super-G

The womens super-G competition of the Vancouver 2010 Olympics was held at Whistler Creekside in Whistler, British Columbia, on Saturday, February 20. Andrea Fischbacher of Austria won the gold medal, Tina Maze of Slovenia took the silver, and the ...

Alpine skiing at the 2010 Winter Olympics – Men's giant slalom

The mens giant slalom competition of the Vancouver 2010 Olympics was held at Whistler Creekside in Whistler, British Columbia. Originally scheduled for February 21, it was rescheduled to February 23, due to delays of preceding alpine events. Carl ...

Alpine skiing at the 2010 Winter Olympics – Women's giant slalom

The womens giant slalom competition of the Vancouver 2010 Olympics was held at Whistler Creekside in Whistler, British Columbia, on February 24. Following the first run, the event was postponed due to heavy fog in the afternoon; the second run wa ...

Alpine skiing at the 2010 Winter Olympics – Men's slalom

The mens slalom competition of the Vancouver 2010 Olympics was held at Whistler Creekside in Whistler, British Columbia, on February 27, 2010. Giuliano Razzoli of Italy won the gold and Ivica Kostelic of Croatia picked up his second silver medal ...

Alpine skiing at the 2010 Winter Olympics – Women's slalom

The womens slalom competition of the Vancouver 2010 Olympics was held at Whistler Creekside in Whistler, British Columbia on February 26, 2010. The race was held in challenging weather conditions of fog, snow, and warm temperatures. Maria Riesch ...

Alpine skiing at the 1994 Winter Olympics

Alpine Skiing at the 1994 Winter Olympics consisted of ten alpine skiing events, held north of the host city of Lillehammer, Norway. The speed events were held at Kvitfjell and the technical events at Hafjell from 13–21 February.

Alpine skiing at the 1994 Winter Olympics – Women's super-G

The Womens Super G competition of the Lillehammer 1994 Olympics was held at Kvitfjell. The defending world champion was Katja Seizinger of Germany, who was also the defending World Cup downhill champion and led the 1994 World Cup.