Judo at the 2000 Summer Olympics – Women's 57 kg

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Women's 57 kg
at the Games of the XXVII Olympiad
VenueSydney Convention and Exhibition Centre
Date18 September
Competitors23 from 23 nations
1st place, gold medalist(s) Isabel Fernández  Spain
2nd place, silver medalist(s) Driulis González  Cuba
3rd place, bronze medalist(s) Kie Kusakabe  Japan
3rd place, bronze medalist(s) Maria Pekli  Australia
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These are the results of the women's 57 kg (also known as lightweight) competition in judo at the 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney. A total number of 23 women qualified for this event, limited to jūdōka whose body weight was less than, or equal to, 57 kilograms. The competition took place in the Sydney Convention and Exhibition Centre on 18 September.[1]


Athlete Nation
Kie Kusakabe  Japan
Cheryle Peel  Great Britain
Isabel Fernández  Spain
Khishigbatyn Erdenet-Od  Mongolia
Ellen Wilson  United States
Françoise Nguele  Cameroon
Zülfiyyə Hüseynova  Azerbaijan
Maria Pekli  Australia
Pernilla Andersson  Sweden
Jessica Gal  Netherlands
Ludmila Cristea  Moldova
Michaela Vernerová  Czech Republic
Cinzie Cavazzuti  Italy
Shen Jun  Portugal
Filipa Cavalleri  Canada
Michelle Buckingham  Brazil
Tânia Ferreira  China
Marisabel Lomba  Belgium
Rose Marie Kouaho  Ivory Coast
Orit Bar On  Israel
Driulis González  Cuba
Laurie Pace  Malta
Barbara Harel  France

Main bracket[edit]

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
 Kie Kusakabe (JPN) W
 Cheryle Peel (GBR) L
 Kie Kusakabe (JPN) L
 Isabel Fernández (ESP) W  Isabel Fernández (ESP) W
 Khishigbatyn Erdenet-Od (MGL) L  Isabel Fernández (ESP) W
 Ellen Wilson (USA) L
 Isabel Fernández (ESP) W
 Maria Pekli (AUS) L
 Françoise Nguele (CMR) L
 Zülfiyyə Hüseynova (AZE) L  Maria Pekli (AUS) W
 Maria Pekli (AUS) W  Maria Pekli (AUS) W
 Pernilla Andersson (SWE) L
 Pernilla Andersson (SWE) W
 Jessica Gal (NED) W  Jessica Gal (NED) L
 Ludmila Cristea (MDA) L  Isabel Fernández (ESP) W
 Micheala Vernerová (CZE) L  Driulis González (CUB) L
 Cinzia Cavazzuti (ITA) W  Cinzia Cavazzuti (ITA) W
 Filipa Cavalleri (POR) L
 Cinzia Cavazzuti (ITA) L
 Michelle Buckingham (CAN) L  Shen Jun (CHN) W
 Tânia Ferreira (BRA) W  Tânia Ferreira (BRA) L
 Shen Jun (CHN) W
 Shen Jun (CHN) L
 Marisabel Lomba (BEL) W  Driulis González (CUB) W
 Rose Marie Kouaho (CIV) L  Marisabel Lomba (BEL) W
 Orit Bar On (ISR) L
 Marisabel Lomba (BEL) L
 Driulis González (CUB) W
 Driulis González (CUB) W
 Laurie Pace (MLT) L  Barbara Harel (FRA) L
 Barbara Harel (FRA) 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
     Erdenet-Od (MGL) L        Kusakabe (JPN) W
 Erdenet-Od (MGL) W      Kusakabe (JPN) W          Shen (CHN) L
 Wilson (USA) L        Kusakabe (JPN) W
     Hüseynova (AZE) L  
     Hüseynova (AZE) W
 Hüseynova (AZE) W      Andersson (SWE) L  
 Nguele (CMR) L  
     Ferreira (BRA) L        Cavazzuti (ITA) L
 Ferreira (BRA) W      Cavazzuti (ITA) W          Pekli (AUS) W
Bye L        Cavazzuti (ITA) W
     Harel (FRA) L  
     Harel (FRA) W
 Harel (FRA) W      Lomba (BEL) L  
Bye L  


  1. ^ "Judo at the 2000 Sydney Summer Games: Women's Lightweight". Sports Reference. Archived from the original on 18 April 2020. Retrieved 8 June 2018.

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