Judo was first included in the Olympic Games in 1964 and has been included in every games since except 1968.
Most Gold medals won.
3 Taduhiro Nomura (Japan) in 1996,2000,2004 – all in the extra-lightweight (under 60 kg) category.
No woman has won more than two golds.
2 golds have been won by
M indicates a man, and W a woman in the list
Ayumi Tanimoto (JPN) W
David Douillet (FRA) M
Hitoshi Saito (JPN) M
Masae Ueno (JPN) W
Masato Uchishiba (JPN) M
Peter Seisenbacher (AUT) M
Waldemar Legien (POL) M
Wim Ruska (NED) M
Xian Dongmei (CHN) W
Ryoko Tamura (JPN) (later Ryoko Tani) W
Following the Rio Games two more joined this list.
Kayla Harrison (USA) W
Teddy Riner (FRA) M
Ryoko Tamura has won a record five medals (2 gold,2 silver,1 bronze) at one weight (extra-lightweight – under 48 kg) between 1992 and 2008.
Driulys Gonzales (CUB) and Angelo Parisi (GB and FRA) have won four medals.