Rio 2016 Judo (day 6) – Women’s 78kg gold won by USA’s Kalay Harrison and Men’s 100kg by Czech Republic’s Lukas Krpalec

Rio 2016 Judo (day 6) – Women’s 78kg gold won by USA’s Kalay Harrison and Men’s 100kg by Czech Republic’s Lukas Krpalec

The atmosphere on this 6th and before last day of the Rio 2016 Judo Olympics was once again amazing. The public and fans around the world expected a lot of the male category with all these champions, world and Olympic medalists, who was going to claim the title in 2016 and succeed to the 2012 Olympic Judo gold medalist (men's 100kg) Russian Tagir Khaibulaev ?

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Rio 2016 Judo (day 5) – Japan obtains both women’s 70kg and men’s 90kg judo gold medals.

Rio 2016 Judo (day 5) – Japan obtains both women’s 70kg and men’s 90kg judo gold medals.

​Japanese judoka's win all the gold on day five of the Rio 2016 Judo Olympics. A day also marked by emotions with the judo legend Ilias ILIADIS (GRE) in his last competition on the international scene. Olympic champion in Athens in 2004, at the age of just 17, and triple world champion, the Greek bows out after an incredible career leaving place to a new generation of judoka's for which Japan took double gold in men's 90kg and women's 70kg.

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Rio 2016 Judo (day 4) – Slovenia’s Tina Trstenjak (women’s -63kg) and Russia’s Khasan Khalmurzaev (men’s -81kg) top the podium for Judo gold medals

Rio 2016 Judo (day 4) – Slovenia’s Tina Trstenjak (women’s -63kg) and Russia’s Khasan Khalmurzaev  (men’s -81kg) top the podium for Judo gold medals

Rio's 2016 Judo Olympic halfway point was a contested and dramatic day with an emotionally driven and action paced day for Judo.

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Shohei Ono ends Japan's judo gold drought

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Shohei Ono ends Japan's judo gold drought | Daily Mail Online

Shohei Ono ended Japan's painful men's gold medal drought in judo by winning the under-73kg category at the Rio Olympics on Monday. The controversial two-tim...
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Rafaela Silva wins Brazil's first gold medal, takes 57kg judo title!

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