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 [FÉrid MÉnsurov], the 2002 World Championship runner-up, who would later win World titles in 2007 and 2009. Silver went to Turkeyâs [Åeref EroÄlu], 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 MarÃ©n||33||Cuba||CUB||3||3|
|AC||Kim In-Seop||31||South Korea||KOR||DQ|