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Events of the Summer Olympic Games

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Judo, Taekwondo

Judo, traditional Japanese wrestling, was developed out of older schools of jujitsu. Judo tournaments at the Olympic Games award 14 sets of medals for the 7 men's and 7 women's weight classes.

Taekwondo is a traditional Korean martial art that uses the hands and feet to defeat an opponent. In the Olympic Games, competitions consist of single elimination tournaments, and will award 8 sets of medals in the 4 men's and 4 women's weight classes.

Judo medal events: July 28-August 3

Taekwondo medal events: August 8-11

Next: Wrestling


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