Host City: Beijing, China
Venue(s): China Agricultural University Gymnasium, Beijing
Date Started: August 19, 2008
Date Finished: August 19, 2008
Format: Single elimination tournament. Competitors losing to the finalists entered repechage tournament for bronze medals.
|Bronze:|| Morad Mohammadi
[Mavlet Batyrov] of Russia had won the 2004 gold medal as a featherweight, but moved up to lightweight and won the 2006 European and 2007 World Championships. Batyrov won his second gold medal in Beijing, defeating the defending gold medalist, [Yandro Quintana] of Cuba, in the second round, and the 2006 World Champion, [Morad Mohammadi] of Iran, in the semi-finals. He then faced Ukraineâs [Vasyl Fedoryshyn], a three-time European Champion (2005, 2007-08), in the final. Batyrov won the gold medal with a straight period victory.
|14||Kim Jong-Dae||26||South Korea||KOR|
|19||Mike Zadick||32||United States||USA|