Host City: Sydney, Australia
Venue(s): State Sports Centre, Olympic Park, Sydney, New South Wales
Date Started: September 27, 2000
Date Finished: September 27, 2000
Format: Single-elimination tournament. All fighters losing to the finalists in each pool advance to repêchage tournament for the bronze medal.
The 1997 World Champion in the bantamweight class, Huang Chih-Hsiung (TPE), moved down in class to the flyweight division for the 2000 Olympics. In the second round, he lost to the reigning European champion Mikhail Mouroutsos (GRE), 2-1. Mourotsos then took out “The Gabriels” – Taraburelli of Argentina in the semi-finals, also 2-1, and Esparza of Spain in the final, winning easily 4-2. Huang went thru the repêchage round to win the bronze medal.
|3||Huang Chih-Hsiung||23||Chinese Taipei||TPE||Bronze|
|10T||Juan Moreno||29||United States||USA|