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Heavyweight (>67 kilograms), Women

Date27 July 2021
StatusOlympic
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.

Britain’s three-time world champion since 2015, Bianca Walkden, was the strong favorite for the Tokyo gold medal but was surprisingly beaten in her semi-final bout against South Korean Lee Da-Bin by a close 25-24. Walkden went on to win a bronze medal. In the final, Lee was beaten 10-7 by Milica Mandić from Serbia, the third seed and London 2012 gold medal winner. The other bronze medal was won by Althéa Laurin from France.

PosNrFighterNOC
1703Milica MandićSRBGold
2705Lee Da-BinKORSilver
=3710Althéa LaurinFRABronze
=3701Bianca WalkdenGBRBronze
=5712Aminata TraoréCIV
=5706Aleksandra KowalczukPOL
=7713Katherine RodríguezDOM
=7714Faith OgalloKEN
=9702Zheng ShuyinCHN
=9708Cansel DenizKAZ
=11711Reba StewartAUS
=11715Keyla ÁvilaHON
=11707Briseida AcostaMEX
=11704Nafia KuşTUR
=11709Svetlana OsipovaUZB

Round One (27 July 2021 — 10:00)

Winner of each match advanced to the quarter-finals.

Match #1 Katherine RodríguezDOM Nafia KuşTUR Golden Point (Round 4, 0:44)
Match #2 Lee Da-BinKOR Aminata TraoréCIV Final Score (17 - 13)
Match #3 Cansel DenizKAZ Svetlana OsipovaUZB Final Score (10 - 9)
Match #4 Zheng ShuyinCHN Keyla ÁvilaHON Final Score (20 - 1)
Match #5 Althéa LaurinFRA Briseida AcostaMEX Final Score (21 - 3)
Match #6 Aleksandra KowalczukPOL Reba StewartAUS Final Score (7 - 2)
Match #7 Milica MandićSRB Faith OgalloKEN Final Score (13 - 0)
Match #8 Bianca WalkdenGBR

Quarter-Finals (27 July 2021 — 14:00)

Winner of each match advanced to the semi-finals.

Match #1 Lee Da-BinKOR Katherine RodríguezDOM Final Score (23 - 14)
Match #2 Bianca WalkdenGBR Cansel DenizKAZ Final Score (17 - 7)
Match #3 Althéa LaurinFRA Zheng ShuyinCHN Final Score (14 - 6)
Match #4 Milica MandićSRB Aleksandra KowalczukPOL Final Score (11 - 4)

Semi-Finals (27 July 2021 — 16:00)

Winner of each match advanced to the final round.

Match #1 Lee Da-BinKOR Bianca WalkdenGBR Final Score (25 - 24)
Match #2 Milica MandićSRB Althéa LaurinFRA Final Score (7 - 5)

Repêchage Round One (27 July 2021 — 19:00)

Winner of each match advanced to the bronze medal match.

Match #1 Aminata TraoréCIV Katherine RodríguezDOM Final Score (11 - 9)
Match #2 Aleksandra KowalczukPOL Faith OgalloKEN Final Score (15 - 7)

Bronze Medal Matches (27 July 2021 — 20:30)

Match #1 Althéa LaurinFRA Aminata TraoréCIV
Match #2 Bianca WalkdenGBR Aleksandra KowalczukPOL Final Score (7 - 3)

Final Round (27 July 2021 — 21:30)

Match 1/2 Milica MandićSRB Lee Da-BinKOR Final Score (10 - 7)