| Event type

Welterweight (≤67 kilograms), Women

Date26 July 2021
LocationMakuhari Messe, 2-1, Nakase, Mihama-ku, Chiba, Chiba Prefecture, Japan
Participants15 from 15 countries
FormatSingle-elimination tournament. All fighters losing to the finalists in each pool advance to repêchage tournament for the bronze medal.

Reigning World Champion and top seed Matea Jelić from Croatia came through the Olympic tournament in Tokyo without any problems. Only Britain’s Lauren Williams caused her to have to raise her performance, before the Croatian won the final 25-22. Ruth Gbagbi of the Ivory Coast won a second successive bronze medal, and the other bronze went to Egypt’s Hedaya Malak, who also won a bronze at Rio 2016.

1Matea JelićCROGold
2Lauren WilliamsGBRSilver
=3Ruth GbagbiCIVBronze
=3Hedaya MalakEGYBronze
=5Milena TitoneliBRA
=5Paige McPhersonUSA
=7Lauren LeeHAI
=7Malia PasekaTGA
=9Zhang MengyuCHN
=9Nur TatarTUR
=11Fəridə ƏzizovaAZE
=11Magda Wiet-HéninFRA
=11Julyana Al-SadeqJOR
=11Elizabeth AnyanachoNGR
=11Nigora TursunkulovaUZB
DNSNaomi KatokaCODDQ1

Round One

Date26 July 2021 — 10:00
FormatWinner of each match advanced to the quarter-finals.
Match #126 Jul 10:00Nur TatarTURFinal scoreElizabeth AnyanachoNGR
Match #226 Jul 10:30Paige McPhersonUSAFinal scoreFəridə ƏzizovaAZE
Match #326 Jul 11:00Milena TitoneliBRASuperiorityJulyana Al-SadeqJOR
Match #426 Jul 11:30Matea JelićCROPoint gapLauren LeeHAI
Match #526 Jul 12:00Ruth GbagbiCIVDisqualificationNaomi KatokaCOD
Match #626 Jul 12:30Zhang MengyuCHNGolden pointNigora TursunkulovaUZB
Match #726 Jul 13:00Hedaya MalakEGYFinal scoreMagda Wiet-HéninFRA
Match #826 Jul 13:30Lauren WilliamsGBRReferee stops contestMalia PasekaTGA


Date26 July 2021 — 14:00
FormatWinner of each match advanced to the semi-finals.
Match #126 Jul 14:00Paige McPhersonUSAGolden pointNur TatarTUR
Match #226 Jul 14:30Matea JelićCROPoint gapMilena TitoneliBRA
Match #326 Jul 15:00Ruth GbagbiCIVFinal scoreZhang MengyuCHN
Match #426 Jul 15:30Lauren WilliamsGBRFinal scoreHedaya MalakEGY


Date26 July 2021 — 16:00
FormatWinner of each match advanced to the final round.
Match #126 Jul 16:00Matea JelićCROFinal scorePaige McPhersonUSA
Match #226 Jul 16:30Lauren WilliamsGBRFinal scoreRuth GbagbiCIV

Repêchage Round One

Date26 July 2021 — 19:00
FormatWinner of each match advanced to the bronze medal match.
Match #126 Jul 19:00Milena TitoneliBRAPoint gapLauren LeeHAI
Match #226 Jul 19:30Hedaya MalakEGYFinal scoreMalia PasekaTGA

Final Round

Date26 July 2021 — 21:30
Match 1/226 Jul 21:30Matea JelićCROFinal scoreLauren WilliamsGBR
Match 3/526 Jul 20:30Ruth GbagbiCIVFinal scoreMilena TitoneliBRA
Match 3/526 Jul 21:00Hedaya MalakEGYFinal scorePaige McPhersonUSA