Judo at the 1972 Summer Olympics

Judo at the 1972 Summer Olympics

The Judo competition at the 1972 Summer Olympics was the return of the sport following its absence at the 1968 Summer Olympics in Mexico City. Medals were awarded in six weight classes, and competition was restricted to men only. Among the highlights was Willem Ruska of the Netherlands winning gold medals in both the heavyweight and open class competition, becoming the first judoka to win two olympic gold medals.

Medal summary

Participating nations

Medal Table

References

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* [http://sports123.com/jud/index.html Sports123.com]
* [http://www.judo-snijders.nl/video-judo-wedstrijd-olympisch/video-olympic-judo-1972-munich.html Video's of the 1972 Judo Summer Olympics]


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