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  • News | RIO 2016

    Rio 2016 - Day 7: Almaz Ayana shatters the 10,000m world record

    Relive the day of Friday 12 August in Rio on olympic.org. The start of the athletics events saw Ethiopia’s Almaz Ayana shatter the world 10,000m record, while Michael Phelps won his 27th Olympic swimming medal, German rider Isabell Werth scaled the heights of Olympic equestrianism and French judoka Teddy Riner added another title to his list of wins.
    12 Aug 2017 | RIO 2016, Olympic News
  • News | RIO 2016

    Judo casts a spell at Rio 2016

    Serving up historic firsts for Kosovo and the Czech Republic, an emotional win for Brazil, Japan’s return to the limelight and a second gold for a French legend, the Rio 2016 judo competition had it all.
    06 Oct 2016 | RIO 2016, Olympic News, Judo
  • News | RIO 2016

    French duo seal famous judo double

    Teddy Riner successfully defended his Olympic title in the +100kg category on 12 August, claiming France's second judo gold of the day following Emilie Andeol’s victory in the women’s +78kg.
    13 Aug 2016 | RIO 2016, Olympic News, Judo, France
  • Judo - Men's +100kg

    Judo - Men's +100kg

    Hisayoshi Harasawa of Japan competes against Abdullo Tangriev of Uzbekistan during the Men's +100kg Judo contest on Day 7 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at Carioca Arena 2 on August 12, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
    Thursday, August 11, 2016 10:00 PM | Photo
  • Judo - Men's +100kg

    Judo - Men's +100kg

    Hisayoshi Harasawa of Japan competes against Adam Okruashvilli of Georgia during the Men's +100kg Judo contest on Day 7 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at Carioca Arena 2 on August 12, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
    Thursday, August 11, 2016 10:00 PM | Photo
  • Judo - Men's +100kg

    Judo - Men's +100kg

    Teddy Riner of France competes against Hisayoshi Harasawa of Japan during the Men's +100kg Judo Gold Medal contest on Day 7 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at Carioca Arena 2 on August 12, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
    Thursday, August 11, 2016 10:00 PM | Photo
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