Host City: Athina, Greece
Venue(s): Ano Liosia Olympic Hall, Ano Liossia
Date Started: August 24, 2004
Date Finished: August 25, 2004
Format: Round-robin pools, winner of each pool advanced to single-elimination tournament.
The medalists in this class all came from the Caucausus region in the former southern Soviet Union or Turkey. Gold went to Azerbaijani Fərid Mənsurov, the 2002 World Championship runner-up, who would later win World titles in 2007 and 2009. Silver went to Turkey’s Şeref Eroğlu, a four-time European Champion and a previous World Champion, but that was back in 1997. He had also twice been a World Champion at the espoir and youth level. The bronze went to Kazakh Mkhitar Manukyan, competing in his third Olympics, but winning his first medal. He had been World Champion back in 1998-99 and Asian Champion in 1997 and 1999, although he had won the 2003 World Cup.
|10||Luis Fernando Izquierdo||30||Colombia||COL||4||0|
|12||Gordon Wood||29||United States||USA||3||6|
|13||Juan Luis Marén||33||Cuba||CUB||3||3|
|AC||Kim In-Seop||31||South Korea||KOR||DQ|