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Judo
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Judo

Judo

Judo meaning "gentle way” is a modern combat sport that originated in Japan.

Its most prominent feature is its competitive element, where the object is to throw one's opponent to the ground, immobilize or otherwise subdue one's opponent or force an opponent to submit by joint locking the elbow or by applying a choke.

Judo was first incorporated into the Asian Games in 1986.

List of disciplines

  • Judo

Judo developed from Jujitsu - the hand-to-hand combat technique of ancient samurai warriors. Its name, which means ‘the gentle way’ in Japanese, reflects its moral code of politeness, courage, sincerity, self-control, honour, modesty, friendship and respect.

The rules were laid down by Dr. Jigoro Kano, who opened the first Judo school in Japan in 1882.

More than a century later, Judo is now the most popular martial art in the world, with 13 million participants in 111 countries. Judo was an Asian Games event 1986 in Seoul, South Korea.

List of events

  • men

    1. EXTRA-LIGHT, -60KG

    2. HALF-LIGHT, -66KG

    3. LIGHT, -73KG

    4. HALF-MIDDLE, -81KG

    5. MIDDLE, -90KG

    6. HALF-HEAVY, -100KG

    7. HEAVY, +100KG

    8. OPEN CATEGORY

    9. -55KG

    10. 60 - 66KG

    11. 66 - 73KG

    12. 81 - 90KG

    13. 90 - 100KG

    14. 73 - 81KG

    15. 65 - 71KG

    16. 71 - 78KG

    17. 78 - 86KG

    18. +95KG

    19. 60 - 65KG

    20. 86 - 95KG

    21. -63KG

    22. 63 - 70KG

    23. 70 - 80KG

    24. 80 - 93KG

    25. +93KG

    26. -68KG

    27. 68 - 80KG

    28. +80KG

    29. 55-60 KG

  • women

    1. EXTRA-LIGHT, -48KG

    2. HALF-LIGHT, -52KG

    3. LIGHT, -57KG

    4. HALF-MIDDLE, -63KG

    5. MIDDLE, -70KG

    6. HALF-HEAVY, -78KG

    7. HEAVY, +78KG

    8. OPEN CATEGORY

    9. -45KG

    10. 48 - 52KG

    11. 52 - 57KG

    12. 57 - 63KG

    13. 70 - 78KG

    14. 63 - 70KG

    15. 52 - 56KG

    16. 56 - 61KG

    17. 61 - 66KG

    18. 66 - 72KG

    19. +72KG

    20. -44KG

    21. 45-48 KG

    22. +78 KG

  • mixed

    1. TEAM

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