Judo has been inserted as compulsory sport in Bangkok in 2007, after being an optional sport in Tokyo in 1967, in Kobe in 1985 and in Fukuoka in 1995. Napoli 2019 will see six men’s weight divisions (-66 Kg; -73Kg; -81 Kg; -90 Kg; +90 Kg; Open) and just as many women’s weight divisions (-52 Kg; -57 Kg; -63 Kg; -70 Kg; +70 Kg; Open).
The last edition held in Taipei was ruled by Japan which won 16 medals including 10 gold, equally divided between men’s and women’s teams. Japan, and Asian countries in general, hold the greatest winning tradition in this discipline.
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