| Event type

Flyweight, Freestyle (≤50 kilograms), Women

Date6 – 7 August 2021
LocationMakuhari Messe, 2-1, Nakase, Mihama-ku, Chiba, Chiba Prefecture, Japan
Participants16 from 16 countries

The #1 seed was Azerbaijani Mariya Stadnik, who had won the 2019 World Championships and was the silver medallist in this class (then at 48 kg) at Rio and London. The second seed went to Romanian Emilia Vuc, who had been runner-up to Stadnik at the 2019 Worlds and also had a silver medal from the 2017 Worlds. Not seeded was Japan’s Yui Susaki, who was World Champion in 2017 and 2018.

Both Stadnik and Susaki won their first two matches easily and met in the semi-finals, where Susaki won by technical superiority, 11-0, in 3:47, overwhelming her Azerbaijani opponent. Susaki went to the final where she faced China’s Sun Yanan, who had been World Champion back in 2013. Sun had defeated American Sarah Hildebrandt, 2018 World silver medallist and 2019 Pan American Champion, in the semi-finals.

The final was another comfortable victory for Susaki who won the gold medal by 10-0 over Sun in only 1:36. Stadnik and Hildebrandt entered the repêchage where they each won their match and shared the bronze medals. Vuc had been upset in her opening match by Bulgarian Miglena Selishka.

1Yui SusakiJPN1603410Gold
2Sun YananCHN9002522Silver
=3Mariya StadnikAZE11023118Bronze
=3Sarah HildebrandtUSA13034213Bronze
=5Tsogt Ochir NamuuntsetsegMGL500020
=5Oksana LivachUKR11112019
7Miglena SelishkaBUL400812
8Lucía YépezECU300916
9Sarra HamdiTUN300311
10Stalvira OrshushROC100711
11Valentina IslamovaKAZ10069
12Yusneylis GuzmánCUB100214
13Seema BislaIND10013
14Emilia VucROU00006
15Adijat Avorshai IdrisNGR000010
16Evin DemirhanTUR000011

Round One

Date6 August 2021 — 12:50
Match #106 Aug 12:50Mariya StadnikAZEDecisionStalvira OrshushROC
Match #206 AugSarra HamdiTUNDecisionSeema BislaIND
Match #306 AugYui SusakiJPNTechnical superiority by shutoutTsogt Ochir NamuuntsetsegMGL
Match #406 AugLucía YépezECUDecisionValentina IslamovaKAZ
Match #506 AugOksana LivachUKRTechnical superiority by shutoutAdijat Avorshai IdrisNGR
Match #606 AugSun YananCHNDecisionYusneylis GuzmánCUB
Match #706 AugSarah HildebrandtUSATechnical superiority by shutoutEvin DemirhanTUR
Match #806 AugMiglena SelishkaBULDecision by shutoutEmilia VucROU


Date6 August 2021 — 21:20
Match #106 Aug 21:20Mariya StadnikAZETechnical superiority by shutoutSarra HamdiTUN
Match #206 AugYui SusakiJPNTechnical superiority by shutoutLucía YépezECU
Match #306 AugSun YananCHNDecisionOksana LivachUKR
Match #406 AugSarah HildebrandtUSATechnical superiorityMiglena SelishkaBUL


Date6 August 2021 — 18:55
Match #106 Aug 18:55Yui SusakiJPNTechnical superiority by shutoutMariya StadnikAZE
Match #206 AugSun YananCHNDecisionSarah HildebrandtUSA

Repêchage Round One

Date7 August 2021
Match #107 AugTsogt Ochir NamuuntsetsegMGLWin by injuryLucía YépezECU
Match #207 AugOksana LivachUKRFallYusneylis GuzmánCUB

Repêchage Final

Date7 August 2021 — 18:45
Match #107 Aug 18:45Mariya StadnikAZETechnical superiority by shutoutTsogt Ochir NamuuntsetsegMGL
Match #207 AugSarah HildebrandtUSATechnical superiorityOksana LivachUKR

Final Round

Date7 August 2021 — 20:55
Match 1/207 Aug 11:30Yui SusakiJPNTechnical superiority by shutoutSun YananCHN