Seven US Judoka Currently Qualify for 2012 Olympics!


Recently the Olympic qualification rules for Judo were made much more difficult.

There are a total of only 386 eligible players across 7 men’s and 7 women’s divisions.  Most of the places are based only on World Ranking with a small number based on Continental Ranking. For instance, for North, Central and South America under the Panamerican Judo Confederation (PJC) only 21 spots spread between men and women over all divisions.  For full details on Olympic Judo qualification, click here to visit the IJF Olympic Qualification Rules webpage.

But, good news! Presently seven American judoka qualify:

For updates visit the IJF Olympic Qualification by clicking here and choosing USA in the Show Qualifications drop-down menu at the upper right.

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