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Taekwondo at the 2004 Athina Summer Games:

Men's Flyweight

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Host City: Athina, Greece
Venue(s): Faliro Sports Pavilion Arena, Faliro Coastal Zone Olympic Complex, Faliro
Date Started: August 26, 2004
Date Finished: August 26, 2004
Format: Single-elimination tournament. All fighters losing to the finalists in each pool advance to repêchage tournament for the bronze medal.

Gold: TPE Chu Mu-Yen
Silver: MEX Óscar Salazar
Bronze: EGY Tamer Salah

Summary

Chu Mu-Yen (TPE) had won the World Championship in 2003, and was runner-up in 2001 in the finweight (54 kg.) division. He was the clear favorite in this class at Athína. He won his opening match by TKO, and his second-round match, 9-1. In the semi-finals, he faced Tamer Salah of Egypt, who pushed him. Chu scored a point in the last minute of the match to win 5-4. His final victory over Mexico's Óscar Salazar was quite easy. Salah won the bronze medal.

Final Standings

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC Medal
1 Chu Mu-Yen 22 Chinese Taipei TPE Gold
2 Óscar Salazar 26 Mexico MEX Silver
3 Tamer Salah 22 Egypt EGY Bronze
4 Juan Antonio Ramos 27 Spain ESP
5T Yulis Mercedes 24 Dominican Republic DOM
5T Nguyễn Quốc Huân 22 Vietnam VIE
7T Oleksandr Shaposhnyk 21 Ukraine UKR
7T Ezedin Tlish 22 Libya LBA
9T Mikhail Mouroutsos 24 Greece GRE
9T Paul Green 27 Great Britain GBR
11T Marcel Wenceslau 23 Brazil BRA
11T Ussadate Sutthikunkarn 23 Thailand THA
11T Tshomlee Go 20 Philippines PHI
11T Satriyo Rahadhani 22 Indonesia INA
11T Seyfula Magomedov 21 Russia RUS
11T Akram Abdullah 16 Yemen YEM