2016 Olympic Games day 7 Judo O100 & O78kg - Event

2016 Olympic Games day 7 Judo O100 & O78kg

  • Date: 12 Aug 2016 -
  • Place: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  • Type: Olympic Games
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20160812_IJF_JW_FB_Teddy Riner

Recordmaker Teddy Riner essential for judo image

13 Aug 2016 00:25

Teddy Riner is again crowned as Olympic Champion. He won his third Olympic medal which pits him next to David Douillet (1992-2000), with eight world titles he is the world’s best athlete. Tadahiro Nomura (JPN) is the only athlete with three Olympic titles. Read more

20160812_JH_semifinal_Yamabe vs Ortiz

Usual suspects to the semi finals at last judo day

12 Aug 2016 17:50

In the women’s division +78kg three athletes were favourite to qualify for the finals, and the fourth, French Emilie Andeol wouldn’t surprise anyone as well. The French qualified via victories against Zambotti (MEX) and Cheikh Rouhou (TUN) a relatively easier pool. Andeol will fight World Number one and World Champion Yu Song of China in the semi final. Yu bested Sonia Asselah (ALG) and Kayra Sayit (TUR) without wasting too much energy. Read more

20160812_JH_semifinal_Riner vs Sasson

Judo Final men +100 is unpredictable, but we know the outcome

12 Aug 2016 17:35

The expected athletes have qualified for the semi finals. No one doubted about Teddy Riner, his opponent was expected to be Or Sasson of Israel although he was in a tricky pool with Roy Meyer and Kim SungMin, but the Israelian survived his pool after he defeated Roy Meyer in the quarter final by wazari. Read more


Rio2016 Olympic Judo Preview men +100kg

12 Aug 2016 11:05

Teddy Riner is most successful judoka ever on the planet. Everyone is clear in the predictions, no doubt about a third Olympic medal for Teddy Riner. The last day will be the highlight of the Olympic Games. Not in terms of judo attraction, but in terms of new stardom, as Riner is from outer space, a league on his own. This is exactly the trap we may experience at 12 August. Read more


Rio2016 Olympic Judo Preview women +78kg

11 Aug 2016 23:10

In 2012 we saw seven winning nations in the women’s division. It is not unlikely that the same will happen at the Rio Olympic Games. At the end of this exciting week China or Cuba are the main candidates to complete all seven categories. Whether Japan, or Mongolia have captured one of more medals, we will know at 12 August. Read more