Judo Analyst

Leo White returns as a judo analyst at the Olympic Games in Rio after making his Olympic debut with NBC Sports Group at the 2012 Olympic Games in London in the same role.

White represented the U.S. in judo at the 1984 and 1992 Olympic Games, and was a member of seven World Championship teams. He was the 1998 Olympic Team athletes advisory council representative and the 2008 Olympic judo team leader. He assumed a role on the United States Olympic Committee Board of Directors from 1992-2000.

White is a Black Belt Hall of Fame inductee and seventh-degree black belt. He serves as a senior director at Ignite Marketing, an instructor at Warren/Holyfield Memorial Boys and Girls Club judo program, a coaching director at USA Judo, and is on the Board of Directors at United States Judo, Inc.

Over the course of his career, White has earned four World Military Championships, 18 United States National Championships, and four Pan American Games Medals. He is a recipient of the Olympia Award, U.S. Military “Athlete of the Year Award,” and a Sullivan Award nominee.

A native of Seaside, Calif. and retired U.S Army Captain, White is a graduate of Cumberland University and currently resides in Atlanta, Ga.