[Gold]Irina Karavaeva, Russia
[Silver]Karen Cockburn, Canada
[Bronze]Anna Dogonadze, Germany
Scoring errors gave Karavaeva world gold; she presented it to the runner-up.
U.S. OUTLOOK: Jimmy Pedro returns from two years of retirement and could add to his '96 bronze. Ronda Rousey, 17, a future star at 63 kg, takes after her mom, AnnMaria, a 1984 world champ.
60 kg (132 lbs.)
[Gold]Tadahiro Nomura, Japan
[Silver]Anis Lounifi, Tunisia
[Bronze]Craig Fallon, Great Britain
[Bronze]Ludwig Paischer, Austria
Nomura would be the first judoka to win three Olympic titles.
66 kg (145 lbs.)
[Gold]Arash Miresmaeili, Iran
[Silver]Larbi Benboudaoud, France
[Bronze]Elchin Ismaylov, Azerbaijan
[Bronze]Yordanis Arencibia, Cuba
Miresmaeili, 23, has been on Iran's national team since age 15.
73 kg (161 lbs.)