Judo at the 2004 Summer Olympics – Women's 57 kg

Women's 57 kg competition in judo at the 2004 Summer Olympics was held on August 16 at the Ano Liossia Olympic Hall.

Women's 57 kg
at the Games of the XXVIII Olympiad
VenueAno Liossia Olympic Hall
Dates16 August
Competitors23 from 23 nations
Winning score0011
1st place, gold medalist(s) Yvonne Bönisch  Germany
2nd place, silver medalist(s) Kye Sun-hui  North Korea
3rd place, bronze medalist(s) Yurisleydis Lupetey  Cuba
3rd place, bronze medalist(s) Deborah Gravenstijn  Netherlands
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This event was the third-lightest of the women's judo weight classes, limiting competitors to a maximum of 57 kilograms of body mass. Like all other judo events, bouts lasted five minutes. If the bout was still tied at the end, it was extended for another five-minute, sudden-death period; if neither judoka scored during that period, the match is decided by the judges. The tournament bracket consisted of a single-elimination contest culminating in a gold medal match. There was also a repechage to determine the winners of the two bronze medals. Each judoka who had lost to a semifinalist competed in the repechage. The two judokas who lost in the semifinals faced the winner of the opposite half of the bracket's repechage in bronze medal bouts.


All times are Greece Standard Time (UTC+2)

Date Time Round
Monday, 16 August 2004 10:30

Qualifying athletesEdit

Mat Athlete Country
1 Catherine Ekuta   Nigeria
1 Maria Pekli   Australia
1 Lena Göldi   Switzerland
1 Barbara Harel   France
1 Yurisleydis Lupetey   Cuba
1 Ioulieta Boukouvala   Greece
1 Sophie Cox   Great Britain
1 Elina Nasaudrodro   Fiji
1 Natalia Yukhareva   Russia
1 Kye Sun-hui   North Korea
1 Marcon Bezzina   Malta
2 Ellen Wilson   United States
2 Deborah Gravenstijn   Netherlands
2 Cinzia Cavazzuti   Italy
2 Lila Latrous   Algeria
2 Liu Yuxiang   China
2 Danielle Zangrando   Brazil
2 Kie Kusakabe   Japan
2 Rudymar Fleming   Venezuela
2 Khishigbatyn Erdenet-Od   Mongolia
2 Jessica García   Puerto Rico
2 Yvonne Bönisch   Germany
2 Isabel Fernández   Spain

Tournament resultsEdit


1   Kye Sun-hui (PRK) 0010
2   Yvonne Bönisch (GER) 0011

Mat 1Edit

Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals
          Catherine Ekuta (NGR) 0010  
  Maria Pekli (AUS) 0000       Lena Göldi (SUI) 1100  
  Lena Göldi (SUI) 1131         Lena Göldi (SUI)  
            Yurisleydis Lupetey (CUB) WO  
          Barbara Harel (FRA) 0000  
          Yurisleydis Lupetey (CUB) 1000  
            Yurisleydis Lupetey (CUB) 0000
            Kye Sun-hui (PRK) 1000
          Ioulieta Boukouvala (GRE) 0000  
  Sophie Cox (GBR) 1010       Sophie Cox (GBR) 0001  
  Elina Nasaudrodro (FIJ) 0000         Sophie Cox (GBR) 0010  
            Kye Sun-hui (PRK) 1010  
          Natalia Yukhareva (RUS) 0010      
  Kye Sun-hui (PRK) 1010       Kye Sun-hui (PRK) 0031      
  Marcon Bezzina (MLT) 0000  

Mat 2Edit

Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals
          Ellen Wilson (USA) 0001  
  Deborah Gravenstijn (NED) 1000       Deborah Gravenstijn (NED) 1011  
  Cinzia Cavazzuti (ITA) 0001         Deborah Gravenstijn (NED) 1010  
  Lila Latrous (ALG) 0011         Danielle Zangrando (BRA) 0010  
  Liu Yuxiang (CHN) 1100       Liu Yuxiang (CHN) 0011  
          Danielle Zangrando (BRA) 1000  
            Deborah Gravenstijn (NED) 0000
  Kie Kusakabe (JPN) 1000         Yvonne Bönisch (GER) 1000
  Rudymar Fleming (VEN) 0000       Kie Kusakabe (JPN) 0020  
          Khishigbatyn Erdenet-Od (MGL) 0002  
            Kie Kusakabe (JPN) 0000  
            Yvonne Bönisch (GER) 0200  
          Jessica García (PUR) 0000      
  Yvonne Bönisch (GER) 0121       Yvonne Bönisch (GER) 1000      
  Isabel Fernández (ESP) 0011  


Those judoka eliminated in earlier rounds by the four semifinalists of the main bracket advanced to the repechage. These matches determined the two bronze medalists for the event.

Repechage 1 Repechage 2 Repechage 3 Bronze medal finals
        Barbara Harel (FRA) WO
        Lena Göldi (SUI)       Barbara Harel (FRA) 0020     Barbara Harel (FRA) 0010
  Marcon Bezzina (MLT) 0000     Natalia Yukhareva (RUS) 1000       Natalia Yukhareva (RUS) 0001     Deborah Gravenstijn (NED) 1000
  Natalia Yukhareva (RUS) 1100     Sophie Cox (GBR) 0000
  Cinzia Cavazzuti (ITA) 0011     Cinzia Cavazzuti (ITA) 0010
  Ellen Wilson (USA) 0001     Danielle Zangrando (BRA) 0000       Cinzia Cavazzuti (ITA) 0001     Isabel Fernández (ESP) 0000
  Isabel Fernández (ESP) 1011     Isabel Fernández (ESP) 0010       Isabel Fernández (ESP) 0010     Yurisleydis Lupetey (CUB) 0010
  Jessica García (PUR) 0000     Kie Kusakabe (JPN) 0001