at the 1986 Asian Games
VenueSaemaul Sports Hall
Dates1–4 October 1986
1990 →

The Judo competition at the 1986 Asian Games was held at Saemaul Sports Hall from 1 to 4 October 1986 and contested in eight weight classes, for only men. This was the first competition of Judo for Asian Games.

The host nation South Korea dominated the competition winning six out of eight possible gold medals.


Event Gold Silver Bronze
Extra lightweight
(−60 kg) details
Kim Jae-yup
 South Korea
Koji Ono
Zhang Guojun
Morteza Khodadadi
Half lightweight
(−65 kg) details
Lee Kyung-keun
 South Korea
Yosuke Yamamoto
Wang Xiaojie
Sandeep Byala
(−71 kg) details
Ahn Byeong-keun
 South Korea
Yukiharu Yoshitaka
Chong Siao Chin
 Hong Kong
Zhu Changhe
Half middleweight
(−78 kg) details
Cho Hyung-soo
 South Korea
Tang Haili
Marut Techawanit
Hisham Al-Sharaf
(−86 kg) details
Park Kyung-ho
 South Korea
Noriyuki Sannohe
Su Jungen
Hassabodin Rojanachiva
Half heavyweight
(−95 kg) details
Ha Hyung-joo
 South Korea
Hitoshi Sugai
Cawas Billimoria
Tareq Al-Ghareeb
(+95 kg) details
Hitoshi Saito
Xu Guoqing
Kim Ik-soo
 South Korea
Shyam Singh Gurjar
Yoshimi Masaki
Cho Yong-chul
 South Korea
Ding Mingjing
Bannu Singh

Medal table

1 South Korea (KOR)6118
2 Japan (JPN)2507
3 China (CHN)0257
4 India (IND)0044
5 Kuwait (KUW)0022
 Thailand (THA)0022
7 Hong Kong (HKG)0011
 Iran (IRN)0011
Totals (8 entries)881632