As well as listing the top seeds, here we pick out other Olympic gold medal contenders

Men’s 91&kgs

Top seed: Bakhodir Jalolov (UZB)
Other contenders: Kamshybek Kunkabayev (KAZ), Frazer Clarke (GB)

Men’s 91kgs

Top seed: Muslim Gadzhimagomedov (RUS)
Other contenders: Vassiliy Levit (KAZ), David Nyika (NZL)

Men’s 81kgs

Top seed: Bekzad Nurdauletov (KAZ)
Other contenders: Arlen Lopez (CUB), Ben Whittaker (GB)

Men’s 75kgs

Top seed: Oleksandr Khyzhniak (UKR) [pictured above]
Other contenders: Gleb Bakshi (RUS), Eumir Marcial (PHI)

Men’s 69kgs

Top seed: Pat McCormack (GB)
Other contenders: Krishan Vikas (IND), Andrei Zamkovoi (RUS)

Men’s 63kgs

Top seed: Sofiane Oumiha (FRA)
Other contenders: Andy Cruz (CUB), Elnur Abduraimov (UZB)

Men’s 57kgs

Top seed: Mirazizbek Mirzakhalilov (UZB)
Other contenders: Lazaro Alvarez (CUB), Tsendbaatar Erdenebat (MGL)

Men’s 52kgs

Top seed: Amit (IND)
Other contenders: Mohamed Flissi (ALG), Shakhobidin Zoirov (UZB)

Women’s 75kgs

Top seed: Lauren Price (GB)
Other contenders: Nouchka Fontijn (NED), Zenfira Magomedalieva (RUS)

Women’s 69kgs

Top seed: Busenaz Sürmeneli (TUR)
Other contenders: Oshae Jones (USA), Gu Hong (CHN)

Women’s 60kgs

Top seed: Kellie Harrington (IRL)
Other contenders: Beatriz Ferreira (BRA), Caroline Dubois (GB)

Women’s 57kgs

Top seed: Lin Yu-Ting (TPE)
Other Contenders: Michaela Walsh (IRL), Irma Testa (ITA)

Women’s 51kgs

Top seed: Buse Naz Çakıroglu (TUR)
Other Contenders: Chang Yuan (CHN), Tsukimi Namiki (JPN)

Read John Dennen’s full Olympic preview here



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