After the draw of the judo at the Paralympic Games Rio 2016, which was held on September 6 in Rio de Janeiro under the leadership of IBSA (International Blind Sports Federation) Chairman Norbert Biro (HUN) and Technical Director Janos Tardos (HUN), the competition is about to start. But before that was general rehearsal and in the evening the opening ceremony of the worldwide event.

Judo will be present for the eighth time at the Paralympic Games. The competition will be held at the Carioca Arena 3 in the Olympic Park, from 8-10 September and will include 13 weight categories: men’s -60kg, -66kg, -73kg, -81kg, -90kg, -100kg and 100+kg and women’s -48kg, -52kg, -57kg, -63kg, -70kg and 70+kg, including 132 athletes.

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