Judo at the 1964 Summer Olympics – Men's 68 kg
at the Games of the XVIII Olympiad
|Competitors||25 from 18 nations|
|Judo at the|
1964 Summer Olympics
The lightweight class was a judo event held as part of the Judo at the 1964 Summer Olympics programme. The weight class was the lightest contested, and allowed judokas of up to sixty-eight kilograms. The competition was held on Tuesday, October 20, 1964.
Twenty-five judokas from eighteen nations competed.
The twenty-five competitors were divided into seven pools of three and one pool of four. Each pool played a round-robin tournament, with the winner of the pool advancing to the quarterfinals. Pool D was the only one to require a playoff, which was won by Chang.
|1||Paul Maruyama (USA)||2-0|
|2||Karl Reisinger (AUT)||1-1|
|3||Matthias Schießleder (EUA)||0-2|
|1||Takehide Nakatani (JPN)||2-0|
|2||Brian Jacks (GBR)||1-1|
|3||Udom Ratsamelongkorn (THA)||0-2|
|1||Oleg Stepanov (URS)||2-0|
|2||Brian Dalton (AUS)||1-1|
|3||Seo Sang-cheol (KOR)||0-2|
|1||Chang Won-ku (ROC)||2-1|
|2||Gaston Lesturgeon (FRA)||1-2|
|3||Bruno Carmeni (ITA)||1-1|
|1||Gerhard Zotter (AUT)||3-0|
|2||René Arredondo Cepeda (MEX)||1-2|
|Oscar Karpenkopf (ARG)||1-2|
|Vicente Uematsu (PHI)||1-2|
|1||Eric Hänni (SUI)||2-0|
|2||Aurelio Chu Yi (PAN)||1-1|
|—||Stefano Gamba (ITA)||0-2|
Stefano Gamba did not compete.
|1||Park Cheong-sam (KOR)||2-0|
|2||André Bourreau (FRA)||1-1|
|3||Ronald Ford (AUS)||0-2|
|1||Ārons Bogoļubovs (URS)||2-0|
|2||Eiam Harssarungsri (THA)||1-1|
|3||Nguyễn Văn Bình (VIE)||0-2|
The remaining eight judokas competed in a single elimination bracket. Losers in the quarterfinals were placed 5-8 while both losers in the semifinals won bronze medals.
|Takehide Nakatani (JPN)||De-ashi-barai|
|Paul Maruyama (USA)||0:24||Takehide Nakatani (JPN)||Awase-waza|
|Oleg Stepanov (URS)||Seukui-nage||Oleg Stepanov (URS)||4:25|
|Chang Won-Ku (ROC)||2:10||Takehide Nakatani (JPN)||Awase-waza|
|Eric Hänni (SUI)||Uchi-mata||Eric Hänni (SUI)||1:15|
|Gerhard Zotter (AUT)||0:44||Eric Hänni (SUI)||Kinsa|
|Ārons Bogoļubovs (URS)||Waza-ari||Ārons Bogoļubovs (URS)||-|
|Park Cheong-Sam (KOR)||-|
- Tokyo Organizing Committee (1964). The Games of the XVIII Olympiad: Tokyo 1964, vol. 2.
- "Judo at the 1964 Tokyo Summer Games: Men's Lightweight". Sports Reference. Retrieved 7 May 2018.
- René Arredondo Cepeda