The Tokyo Games are right around the corner, and judo athletes are preparing to represent the United States in Japan.
Countries qualify quota spots (not individual athletes) to the Olympics. Once a country has earned a quota spot in a certain weight class, it may use its own process to decide which athlete will fill that spot at the Games. Countries are limited to a maximum of one quota place per weight class, but there is no limit on the number of weight classes that a country may qualify a spot in.
Currently, four U.S. judokas are set to compete at the Tokyo Games. Those judokas are as follows: