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Taekwondo at the 2004 Athina Summer Games:

Women'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 Chen Shih-Hsien
Silver: CUB Yanely Labrada
Bronze: THA Yaowapa Boorapolchai

Summary

Chen Shih-Hsien of Taipei had never placed at the World Championships previously. In her first round match, she defeated Nepal's Sangina Baidya, 4-0, scoring most of her points near the end of a closely fought bout. She barely won her next three matches as well, to win the gold medal. In the final she fought Yanely Labrada, who was the silver medal winner at the 2003 World Championship. Labrada was favored, but Chen eked out a 5-4 victory.

Final Standings

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC Medal
1 Chen Shih-Hsien 25 Chinese Taipei TPE Gold
2 Yanely Labrada 22 Cuba CUB Silver
3 Yaowapa Boorapolchai 19 Thailand THA Bronze
4 Gladys Mora 24 Colombia COL
5T Euda Carías 20 Guatemala GUA
5T Ivett Gonda 18 Canada CAN
7 Sangina Baidya 29 Nepal NEP
8T Nevena Lukic 22 Austria AUT
8T Dalia Contreras 20 Venezuela VEN
10T Brigitte Yagüe 23 Spain ESP
10T Elaine Teo 23 Malaysia MAS
10T Lineo Mochesane 20 Lesotho LES
10T Maya Arusi 21 Israel ISR
10T Jermin Anwar 17 Egypt EGY
10T Juana Wangsa Putri 27 Indonesia INA