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Judo at the 1992 Barcelona Summer Games:

Men's Extra-Lightweight

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Host City: Barcelona, Spain
Venue(s): Blue and Red Palace, Granollers
Date Started: August 2, 1992
Date Finished: August 2, 1992
Format: Two single-elimination pools, with winner of each pool advanced to the final. All judoka losing to the finalists in each pool advanced to repêchage pools, with the winners of the repêchage pools earning bronze medals.

Gold: EUN Nazim Hüseynov
Silver: KOR Yun Hyeon
Bronze: JPN Tadanori Koshino
GER Richard Trautmann

Summary

The favorite was Tadanori Koshino of Japan, who had won the 1991 World Championships and was the runner-up in 1989. Nazim Hüseynov (AZE) had won the 1992 European Championships and in the pool final, Koshino faced Hüseynov, with Hüseynov winning an upset, using ura-nage for waza-ari. In the other pool, Yun Hyeon (KOR) won the final match over Germany’s Richard Trautmann. Yun was not unknown, having been runner-up at the 1991 Worlds and bronze medalist at the 1989 Worlds. The final was extremely close, with Hüseynov only winning the gold medal by koka, using sasae-tsuri-komi-ashi_.

Final Standings

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC Medal
1 Nazim Hüseynov 22 Unified Team EUN Gold
2 Yun Hyeon 26 South Korea KOR Silver
3T Tadanori Koshino 26 Japan JPN Bronze
3T Richard Trautmann 23 Germany GER Bronze
5T Philippe Pradayrol 26 France FRA
5T József Wágner 31 Hungary HUN
7T Dashgombyn Battulga 26 Mongolia MGL
7T Willis García 21 Venezuela VEN
9T Marino Cattedra 27 Italy ITA
9T Manfred Hiptmair 26 Austria AUT
9T Ewan Beaton 23 Canada CAN
9T Piotr Kamrowski 24 Poland POL
13T Orlin Rusev 19 Bulgaria BUL
13T Chen Cailiang 22 China CHN
13T Keith Gough 23 Ireland IRL
13T Amit Lang 21 Israel ISR
17T Mamadou Bah 30 Guinea GUI
17T Alberto Francini 34 San Marino SMR
19T Nigel Donohue 22 Great Britain GBR
19T Ali Heidar Ali Mohamed Kuwait KUW
19T Haldun Efemgil 25 Turkey TUR
19T Shigueto Yamasaki Júnior 25 Brazil BRA
23T Vlado Paradžik 25 Bosnia and Herzegovina BIH
23T Antoni Molne 23 Andorra AND
23T Rui Ludovino 25 Portugal POR
23T Carlos Sotillo 29 Spain ESP
23T Ahmed El-Sayed 21 Egypt EGY
23T Bosolo Mobando 19 Congo (Kinshasa) COD
23T Francisco de Souza 26 Angola ANG
23T Salah Al-Humaidi 17 Yemen YEM
23T Carlos Noriega 20 Bolivia BOL
23T Youssef Omar Isahak 22 Djibouti DJI
23T Petr Šedivák 30 Czechoslovakia TCH
23T Leyton Mafuta 22 Zambia ZAM
35T Nonilobal Hien 28 Burkina Faso BUR
35T Lee Kan 30 Hong Kong HKG
35T Narinder Singh 23 India IND
35T Gilberto García 23 Dominican Republic DOM
35T Luis Martínez 26 Puerto Rico PUR
35T Leonardo Salvucci 21 Argentina ARG
35T Tony Okada 19 United States USA
35T Charbel Chrabie 20 Lebanon LIB
35T Jerry Dino 27 Philippines PHI