Taekwondo at the 2004 Summer Olympics – Women's 49 kg

The women's 49 kg competition in taekwondo at the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens took place on August 26 at the Faliro Coastal Zone Olympic Complex.

Women's 49 kg
at the Games of the XXVIII Olympiad
VenueFaliro Coastal Zone Olympic Complex
Date26 August
Competitors15 from 15 nations
1st place, gold medalist(s) Chen Shih-Hsin
 Chinese Taipei
2nd place, silver medalist(s) Yanelis Labrada
3rd place, bronze medalist(s) Yaowapa Boorapolchai
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Chen Shih-hsin collected one of Chinese Taipei's first ever Olympic gold medals at these Games in the event, after handily defeating Cuba's Yanelis Labrada in the final with a score of 5–4.[1][2] Meanwhile, Thai fighter Yaowapa Boorapolchai picked up a bronze medal after edging Colombia's Gladys Mora 2–1 in a tight repechage match.[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
  Yanelis Labrada (CUB) 3
  Yaowapa Boorapolchai (THA) 9   Yaowapa Boorapolchai (THA) 1
  Brigitte Yagüe (ESP) 5   Yanelis Labrada (CUB) 8
  Elaine Teo (MAS) 4   Euda Carías (GUA) 3
  Euda Carías (GUA) 4+   Euda Carías (GUA) 1+
  Nevena Lukic (AUT) 4   Nevena Lukic (AUT) 1
  Lineo Mochesane (LES) 0   Yanelis Labrada (CUB) 4
  Maya Arusi (ISR) 1   Chen Shih-hsin (TPE) 5
  Dalia Contreras (VEN) 5   Dalia Contreras (VEN) 2
  Ivett Gonda (CAN) 3   Ivett Gonda (CAN) 3
  Jermin Anwar (EGY) 2   Ivett Gonda (CAN) 2
  Chen Shih-hsin (TPE) 4   Chen Shih-hsin (TPE) 3
  Sangina Baidya (NEP) 0   Chen Shih-hsin (TPE) 1
  Juana Wangsa Putri (INA) 2   Gladys Mora (COL) 0
  Gladys Mora (COL) 2+


Quarterfinals Semifinals Bronze medal match
  Euda Carías (GUA) 0
  Gladys Mora (COL) 5   Gladys Mora (COL) 2
  Sangina Baidya (NEP) −1   Gladys Mora (COL) 1
  Yaowapa Boorapolchai (THA) 2
  Ivett Gonda (CAN) −1
  Yaowapa Boorapolchai (THA) 2


  1. ^ Lin, Chieh-yu (27 August 2004). "Taekwondo team wins two gold medals". Taipei Times. Retrieved 23 December 2014.
  2. ^ "Chinese Taipei wins two golds in taekwondo". People's Daily. 27 August 2004. Retrieved 23 December 2014.
  3. ^ "Taiwan enjoy double gold". BBC Sport. 27 August 2004. 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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