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.
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.
|1||Chu Mu-Yen||22||Chinese Taipei||TPE||Gold|
|4||Juan Antonio Ramos||27||Spain||ESP|
|5T||Yulis Mercedes||24||Dominican Republic||DOM|
|5T||Nguyễn Quốc Huân||22||Vietnam||VIE|
|9T||Paul Green||27||Great Britain||GBR|