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.
[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.
|1||Chen Shih-Hsien||25||Chinese Taipei||TPE||Gold|
|10T||Juana Wangsa Putri||27||Indonesia||INA|