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Judo at the 2012 Summer Olympics


Judo at the 2012 Summer Olympics

at the Games of the XXX Olympiad
Venue ExCeL Exhibition Centre
Dates 28 July – 3 August 2012
Judo at the
2012 Summer Olympics

Men Women
  60 kg     48 kg  
66 kg 52 kg
73 kg 57 kg
81 kg 63 kg
90 kg 70 kg
100 kg 78 kg
+100 kg +78 kg
The host venue for judo was the ExCeL Exhibition Centre.
Wojdan Shaherkani became the first female competitor from Saudi Arabia to compete at an Olympic Games.

The judo competitions at the 2012 Olympic Games in London were held from 28 July to 3 August at the ExCeL Exhibition Centre.

Russia topped the medal table with three golds and five in total.


Qualification was based on the world ranking list prepared by the International Judo Federation on 1 May 2012.[1]

Medal summary

Medal table

Rank Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1 Russia 3 1 1 5
2 France 2 0 5 7
3 South Korea 2 0 1 3
4 Japan 1 3 3 7
5 Cuba 1 2 0 3
6 Brazil 1 0 3 4
7 United States 1 0 1 2
8 Georgia 1 0 0 1
North Korea 1 0 0 1
Slovenia 1 0 0 1
11 Germany 0 2 2 4
12 Romania 0 2 0 2
13 China 0 1 1 2
Great Britain 0 1 1 2
Hungary 0 1 1 2
Mongolia 0 1 1 2
17 Netherlands 0 0 2 2
18 Belgium 0 0 1 1
0 0 1 1
Colombia 0 0 1 1
Greece 0 0 1 1
Italy 0 0 1 1
Uzbekistan 0 0 1 1
Total 14 14 28 56

Men's events

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Extra-lightweight (60 kg)
 Arsen Galstyan
Russia (RUS)
 Hiroaki Hiraoka
Japan (JPN)
 Felipe Kitadai
Brazil (BRA)
 Rishod Sobirov
Uzbekistan (UZB)
Half-lightweight (66 kg)
Lasha Shavdatuashvili
 Miklós Ungvári
Hungary (HUN)
 Masashi Ebinuma
Japan (JPN)
 Cho Jun-Ho
South Korea (KOR)
Lightweight (73 kg)
 Mansur Isaev
Russia (RUS)
 Riki Nakaya
Japan (JPN)
 Sainjargalyn Nyam-Ochir
Mongolia (MGL)
 Ugo Legrand
France (FRA)
Half-middleweight (81 kg)
 Kim Jae-Bum
South Korea (KOR)
 Ole Bischof
Germany (GER)
 Ivan Nifontov
Russia (RUS)
 Antoine Valois-Fortier
Canada (CAN)
Middleweight (90 kg)
 Song Dae-Nam
South Korea (KOR)
 Asley Gonzalez
Cuba (CUB)
 Ilias Iliadis
Greece (GRE)
 Masashi Nishiyama
Japan (JPN)
Half-heavyweight (100 kg)
 Tagir Khaibulaev
Russia (RUS)
 Naidangiin Tüvshinbayar
Mongolia (MGL)
 Dimitri Peters
Germany (GER)
 Henk Grol
Netherlands (NED)
Heavyweight (+100 kg)
 Teddy Riner
France (FRA)
 Aleksandr Mikhailine
Russia (RUS)
 Rafael Silva
Brazil (BRA)
 Andreas Tölzer
Germany (GER)

Women's events

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Extra-lightweight (48 kg)
 Sarah Menezes
Brazil (BRA)
 Alina Dumitru
Romania (ROU)
 Éva Csernoviczki
Hungary (HUN)
 Charline Van Snick
Belgium (BEL)
Half-lightweight (52 kg)
 An Kum-Ae
North Korea (PRK)
 Yanet Bermoy
Cuba (CUB)
 Rosalba Forciniti
Italy (ITA)
 Priscilla Gneto
France (FRA)
Lightweight (57 kg)
 Kaori Matsumoto
Japan (JPN)
 Corina Căprioriu
Romania (ROU)
 Marti Malloy
United States (USA)
 Automne Pavia
France (FRA)
Half-middleweight (63 kg)
 Urška Žolnir
Slovenia (SLO)
 Xu Lili
China (CHN)
 Yoshie Ueno
Japan (JPN)
 Gévrise Émane
France (FRA)
Middleweight (70 kg)
 Lucie Decosse
France (FRA)
 Kerstin Thiele
Germany (GER)
 Yuri Alvear
Colombia (COL)
 Edith Bosch
Netherlands (NED)
Half-heavyweight (78 kg)
 Kayla Harrison
United States (USA)
 Gemma Gibbons
Great Britain (GBR)
 Audrey Tcheuméo
France (FRA)
 Mayra Aguiar
Brazil (BRA)
Heavyweight (+78 kg)
 Idalys Ortiz
Cuba (CUB)
 Mika Sugimoto
Japan (JPN)
 Karina Bryant
Great Britain (GBR)
 Tong Wen
China (CHN)


  1. ^ "London 2012 Olympics qualifying: Judo".  

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