Rio 2016: 13 photos of insanely intense Olympic judo faces — Fusion

AFP/Getty ImagesJudo—invented in Japan in the 1880s—became an Olympic sport for men in 1964; women competed in the Games starting in 1988. The martial art involves two athletes grappling in an attempt to take down (or throw) the opponent to the ground—and keep ’em there. And as these photos of the men and women competing…

via Rio 2016: 13 photos of insanely intense Olympic judo faces — Fusion

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