Taekwondo at the 2004 Summer Olympics – Men's 58 kg

The men's 58 kg competition in taekwondo at the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens took place on August 26 at the Faliro Coastal Zone Olympic Complex.

Men's 58 kg
at the Games of the XXVIII Olympiad
VenueFaliro Coastal Zone Olympic Complex
Date26 August
Competitors16 from 16 nations
1st place, gold medalist(s) Chu Mu-Yen  Chinese Taipei
2nd place, silver medalist(s) Óscar Salazar  Mexico
3rd place, bronze medalist(s) Tamer Bayoumi  Egypt
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Chu Mu-yen collected one of Chinese Taipei's first ever Olympic gold medals at these Games in the event after beating Mexico's Óscar Salazar 5–1 in their final match.[1] Meanwhile, the bronze medal was awarded to Egyptian fighter Tamer Bayoumi, who easily thwarted Spain's Juan Antonio Ramos in the repechage final 7–1. Despite high hopes, Greece's home favorite Michalis Mouroutsos missed his Olympic title defense after losing the quarterfinal match 2–8 to Bayoumi.[2][3]

Competition formatEdit

The main bracket consisted of a single elimination tournament, culminating in the gold medal match. The taekwondo fighters eliminated in earlier rounds by the two finalists of the main bracket advanced directly to the repechage tournament. These matches determined the bronze medal winner for the event.[4]


All times are Greece Standard Time (UTC+2)

Date Time Round
Thursday, 26 August 2004 11:00
Preliminary Round


  • PTG — Won by points gap
  • SUP — Won by superiority
  • OT — Won on over time (Golden Point)
  • WO — Walkover

Main bracketEdit

Preliminary round Quarterfinals Semifinals Gold medal match
  Tamer Bayoumi (EGY) 10
  Marcel Ferreira (BRA) 2   Tamer Bayoumi (EGY) 8
  Ussadate Sutthikunkarn (THA) 2   Michalis Mouroutsos (GRE) 2
  Michalis Mouroutsos (GRE) 5   Tamer Bayoumi (EGY) 4
  Ezedin Belgasem (LBA) 1:15-1   Chu Mu-Yen (TPE) 5
  Chu Mu-Yen (TPE) RSC   Chu Mu-Yen (TPE) 9
  Tshomlee Go (PHI) 6   Juan Antonio Ramos (ESP) 1
  Juan Antonio Ramos (ESP) 7   Chu Mu-Yen (TPE) 5
  Satriyo Rahadhani (INA) 5   Óscar Salazar (MEX) 1
  Paul Green (GBR) 6   Paul Green (GBR) 2
  Seyfula Magomedov (RUS) 10   Nguyen Quoc Huan (VIE) 4
  Nguyen Quoc Huan (VIE) 12   Nguyen Quoc Huan (VIE) 0
  Oleksandr Shaposhnyk (UKR) 7   Óscar Salazar (MEX) 8
  Akram Abdullah (YEM) 5   Oleksandr Shaposhnyk (UKR) 2
  Óscar Salazar (MEX) 10   Óscar Salazar (MEX) 6
  Gabriel Mercedes (DOM) 1


Quarterfinals Semifinals Bronze medal match
  Tamer Bayoumi (EGY) WO
  Oleksandr Shaposhnyk (UKR)     Gabriel Mercedes (DOM)  
  Gabriel Mercedes (DOM) WO   Tamer Bayoumi (EGY) 7
  Juan Antonio Ramos (ESP) 1
  Nguyen Quoc Huan (VIE) 0
  Juan Antonio Ramos (ESP) WO   Juan Antonio Ramos (ESP) 8
  Ezedin Belgasem (LBA)  


  1. ^ "Chinese Taipei wins two golds in taekwondo". People's Daily. 27 August 2004. Retrieved 23 December 2014.
  2. ^ "Applause in Athens". Al-Ahram Weekly. 27 August 2004. Archived from the original on 7 May 2013. Retrieved 23 December 2014.
  3. ^ Lin, Chieh-yu (27 August 2004). "Taekwondo team wins two gold medals". Taipei Times. Retrieved 23 December 2014.
  4. ^ "Taekwondo – Competition format". Sports Reference. Archived from the original on 17 April 2020. Retrieved 23 December 2014.

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