The Judo Competition of the 19th Asian Games held in Hangzhou, China concluded on September 27, 2023, with a dazzling display of skill, determination, and sportsmanship. Over four action-packed days at the Linpu Gymnasium, judo enthusiasts and athletes from Asia gathered to witness intense battles and the crowning of champions among the 227 judoka from 33 countries and regions.

Immense talent and dedication, technical prowess and unwavering judo spirit of the Asian judo community were showcased to an exhilarated audience.

The gold medallists in each weight category:

-60kg: YANG Yung Wei (TPE) Chinese Taipei
-66kg: TANAKA Ryoma (JPN) Japan
-73kg: YULDOSHEV Murodjon (UZB) Uzbekistan
-81kg: MAKHMADBEKOV Somon (TJK) Tajikistan
-90kg: SHEROV Erlan (KGZ) Kyrgyzstan
-100kg: TUROBOYEV Muzaffarbek (UZB) Uzbekistan
+100kg: MAGOMEDOMAROV Magomedomar (UAE) United Arab Emirates

-48kg: TSUNODA Natsumi (JPN) Japan
-52kg: KELDIYOROVA Diyora (UZB) Uzbekistan
-57kg: LIEN Chen-Ling (TPE) Chinese Taipei
-63kg: TAKAICHI Miku (JPN) Japan
-70kg: TANAKA Shiho (JPN) Japan
-78kg: MA Zhenzhao (CHN) People’s Republic of China
+78kg: KIM Hayun (KOR) Republic of Korea

Mixed team medallists:

Gold: Japan (JPN)
Silver: Uzbekistan (UZB)
Bronze: People’s Republic of China (CHN)
Bronze: Mongolia (MGL)

Mixed team medallists

The 19th Asian Games Judo Championships served as a testament to the unyielding passion and dedication of the athletes, who left no stone unturned in their pursuit of victory. The competition not only showcased the incredible talent of the participating judoka but also fostered camaraderie and friendship among the diverse range of nations and cultures represented.

As the curtains close on this remarkable event, the Judo Union of Asia congratulates all the winners and extends its heartfelt appreciation to the organizers, officials, and volunteers who made this event a resounding success. And eagerly looks forward to future competitions that will continue to bring together the best judoka from across the continent, fostering excellence, and promoting the values of respect, perseverance, and fair play that lie at the heart of judo.