The nature of judo means that there are a lot of gold, silver and bronze medals to be picked up at Rio 2016. It would be clearly unfair to make a 60 kg Japanese fighter take on a 100 kg hefty Russian! The men's and women's tournaments are divided into seven classes of weight. Will Japan, France and South Korea take home the most medals?

Some Great Judo Moves

Some of the best throws you will ever see in judo competition. Strength, patience and timing all count when it comes to winning in judo.

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