Judo at the 1996 Summer Olympics – Women's 66 kg

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Women's 66 kg
at the Games of the XXVI Olympiad
VenueGeorgia World Congress Center
Date22 July
Competitors20 from 20 nations
1st, gold medalist(s) Cho Min-sun  South Korea
2nd, silver medalist(s) Aneta Szczepańska  Poland
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Wang Xianbo  China
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Claudia Zwiers  Netherlands
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These are the results of the women's 66 kg (also known as middleweight) competition in judo at the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta, Georgia. A total of 20 women competed in this event, limited to jūdōka whose body weight was less than, or equal to, 66 kilograms. Competition took place on July 22 of 1996 in the Georgia World Congress Center.[1]


The gold and silver medalists were determined by the final match of the main single-elimination bracket.

Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Gold medal final
 Liliko Ogasawara (USA) L
 Claudia Zwiers (NED) W
 Claudia Zwiers (NED) W
 Radka Štusáková (CZE) L  Wu Mei-Ling (TPE) L
 Risa Kazumi (JPN) W  Risa Kazumi (JPN) L
 Wu Mei-Ling (TPE) W
 Claudia Zwiers (NED) L
 Cho Min-Sun (KOR) W
 Priscilla Cherry (MRI) L
 Dulce Piña (DOM) W
 Dulce Piña (DOM) L
 Cho Min-Sun (KOR) W
 Wang Xianbo (CHN) L
 Cho Min-Sun (KOR) W  Cho Min-Sun (KOR) W
 Rosicleia Campos (BRA) L  Cho Min-Sun (KOR) W
 Aneta Szczepańska (POL) L
 Elena Kotelnikova (RUS) L
 Mariela Spacek (AUT) W
 Mariela Spacek (AUT) L
 Alice Dubois (FRA) W
 Alice Dubois (FRA) W
 Odalis Revé (CUB) W  Odalis Revé (CUB) L
 Carly Dixon (AUS) L  Alice Dubois (FRA) L
 Aneta Szczepańska (POL) W
 Melanie Engoang (GAB) L
 Aneta Szczepańska (POL) W
 Aneta Szczepańska (POL) W
 Anja Von Rekowski (GER) W  Rowena Sweatman (GBR) L
 Emanuela Pierantozzi (ITA) L  Anja Von Rekowski (GER) L
 Rowena Sweatman (GBR) W


The losing semifinalists as well as those judoka eliminated in earlier rounds by the four semifinalists of the main bracket advanced to the repechage. These matches determined the two bronze medalists for the event.

First round   Quarterfinals   Semifinals   Bronze medal finals
     Ogasawara (USA) W        Wang (CHN) W
Bye      Wu (TPE) L          Dubois (FRA) L
Bye        Ogasawara (USA) L
     Wang (CHN) W  
     Wang (CHN) W
 Campos (BRA) L      Piña (DOM) L  
 Wang (CHN) W  
     Revé (CUB) W        Revé (CUB) L
Bye      Spacek (AUT) L          Zwiers (NED) W
Bye        Revé (CUB) W
     Sweatman (GBR) L  
     Engoang (GAB) L
Bye      Sweatman (GBR) W  


  1. ^ "Judo at the 1996 Atlanta Summer Games: Women's Middleweight". Sports Reference. Retrieved 7 June 2018.