In just over a minute yesterday, Saudi judo player Wojdan Shahrkhani lost in her Olympic debut.
Back to hidden talents—there is a joke about judo in the film, and I heard you have a black belt in Taekwondo?
Dutch judo competitor Edith Bosch was sitting next to the bottle thrower and threw a punch at him after seeing the incident.
1889, from Japanese judo, from ju "softness, gentleness" (from Chinese jou "soft, gentle") + do "way, art," from Chinese tao "way." "A refined form of ju-jitsu introduced in 1882 by Dr. Jigoro Kano, using principles of movement and balance, and practiced as a sport or form of physical exercise" [OED].