1956 World Judo Championships

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The 1956 World Judo Championships were the 1st edition of the World Judo Championships, and were held at the Kuramae Kokugikan in Tokyo, Japan on May 3, 1956.

Medal overview[edit]

Men[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Open Japan Shokichi Natsui Japan Yoshihiko Yoshimatsu France Henri Courtine
Netherlands Anton Geesink

Medals table[edit]

 Rank  Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  Japan 1 1 0 2
2  France 0 0 1 1
 Netherlands 0 0 1 1

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