All MMA fans will enjoy the upcoming Summer Olympic Games while there will be various events related to combat sports. Did you know Judo is one of these events and will be on 30 July at the Nippon Budokan? Why not participate in the 2020 Olympic Heavyweight +100 kg Winner odds and enjoy the hot summer while getting benefits?
Judo Betting with 2020 Tokyo Summer Olympic Games
As we know, after just a few days 2020 Summer Olympic Games will start which means there will be great opportunities for the sports bettors. Yes, we can enjoy the 2020 Olympic Games which will be between 23 July to 8 August 2021 in Tokyo, Japan after a year of cancellation. Actually, as one of the major international multi-sport events, it can collect all sports lovers together since the end of the XIX century with just 245 competitors from 14 countries. Today, this number can seem very funny compared to 206 nations participating in 339 events. It is a little bit statistical but the numbers show reality. So are you ready for this great international sports show? Have you already defined which sport you are going to bet on?
You can visit 1xBET Sportsbook and choose your event and realize your betting. In case you haven’t yet, here is a great occasion for you. What about judo and betting on the 2020 Olympic Heavyweight +100 kg Winner odds?
Ok, let’s start getting aware of judo rules and the candidates who will contest on 30 July at the Nippon Budokan (Tokyo). So, judo is the modern Japanese martial art whose origins somehow come from jujutsu. Yes, all other MMA types, it has special competitive elements which by using these competitive elements judokas defeat their opponents. Actually, judo has various kinds and striker thrusts by hands and feet are part of it as weapons. However, athletes can’t use it in all types of judo. There is one type of judo such as pre-arranged forms which judokas can use. Through this long period, Judo has impressed other combat styles such as close-quarters combat, mixed martial arts, shoot wrestling, and submission wrestling.
The 2020 Olympic Heavyweight +100 kg Winner Odds: How Judo Developed Around The World?
Now we can move to the second step, judo history with the Olympic Games, especially its place in the 32nd Olympic Games. Thus, in the upcoming games, 386 judokas will contest in 15 events which are seven each for both men ( 60kg, 66kg, 73kg, 81kg, 90kg, 100kg,+ 100kg) and women (48kg, 52kg, 57kg, 63kg, 70kg, 78kg, + 78kg). Additionally, this year we will enjoy a new mixed team event besides 14 events. The interesting fact is the first time judo became part of the Olympic Games in Tokyo was nearly 57 years ago. Did you know that this year Japan has got the gold medal in all classes except one? Yes, after that event judo started to spread and love throughout the world. Today, not just Japan or Easter Asian countries but also European countries, Central and South American have very successful judokas.
In the 2016 Rio Olympic Games 386 judokas participated in 14 sports events in which Japan was the most successful country again with a total of 12 medals. Yes, Japan is at the top of the list with 3 gold medals followed by France and Russia with two gold medals. Are there just three countries with gold medals? Of course, not. We can continue our winner list with Italy, United States, Brazil, Slovenia, Argentina, Czech Republic, and Kosovo that finished the Olympic Games with 1 gold medal. So, what do you think about the upcoming event? Which country’s judoka can get the gold medal and make his country at the top of the list? France, Russia, or Japan? Why not visit 1xBET Sportsbook and support your athlete and country?
Combat Sports Betting and Judo: The Rules, Changes and the Successful Judokas
Now we can analyze the contestants’ performance for better predictions. Who will compete on 30 July? Ok, you don’t need to search, just visit one of the sport betting sites in online sportsbook sites in Japan and be aware of the judokas and offered odds. So, before analyzing, we have to mention that the International Judo Federation made some changes to make matches more exciting. There are the following changes:
- Reduction men’s matches by one minute so that those for both sexes are four minutes long. There are more changes.
- Limitation of the judging criteria to scoring only from ippon or waza-ari.
- Decrease in time for judging waza-ari from 15 seconds to 10 seconds for katamewaza (grappling techniques).
Actually, the judokas performances will be great with these new rules. Now let’s turn to our candidates and the probabilities of their victory in Judo and the 2020 Summer Olympic Games. So, we can start with French judoka, Teddy Riner. Did you know he is the ten times winner of the World Championships gold medals? Yes, this made him the first and only judoka (male or female) with this title. Moreover, he won five gold medals at the European Championships and two Olympic gold medals. His last success was in the 2021 Judo World Masters held in Doha, Qatar just a few months ago. Do you think he will get his third gold medal? Are you going to bet on Teddy Riner in the 2020 Olympic Heavyweight +100 kg Winner odds?
The 2020 Olympic Heavyweight +100 kg Winner Odds: Who Has More Chance?
What about Russian judoka, Tamerlan Bashaev? He is also a very successful judoka with the following rewards: the gold medal in the men’s +100 kg event at the 2020 European Judo Championships, the IJF Grand Slam, World Junior Championships, and European U23 Championships. Moreover, he got a lot of silver and bronze in the mentioned championships. Moreover, according to the IJF, in his last match, he lost the bronze medal against Henk Grol, in the men’s +100 kg event at the 2021 Judo World Masters held in Qatar. Let’s see if he can get his first Olympic Games medal?
So, our next candidate is Hisayoshi Harasawa who has got the silver medal in the final against gold medal winner Teddy Riner in the 2016 Summer Olympic Games. Yes, he got the silver medal and Teddy Riner won the gold medal. Maybe, he will get the gold medal this time. Who knows?
Of course, these are more guessed candidates for the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games’ gold medal. Why not get familiar with all athletes’ names and bet on your judoka in the 2020 Olympic Heavyweight +100 kg Winner odds? So, are you ready to take the floor?