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Flyweight (≤49 kilograms), Women

Date 8 August 2012
StatusOlympic
LocationExCeL, Newham, London
Participants16 from 16 countries
FormatSingle-elimination tournament. All fighters losing to the finalists in each pool advance to repêchage tournament for the bronze medal.

Wu Jingyu was the defending gold medalist and had won the World Championships in 2011. She had an easy time of it in London, winning her first two matches easily. In the final she faced Spain’s Brigitte Yagüe but Yagüe was no challenge for her. Wu went ahead 4-0 in the first round, extended it to 7-1 after two rounds, and finally won 8-1. Yague had a close fight in the semi-finals over Thailand’s Chanatip Sonkham, eventually winning 10-9 with a kick in the final minute. Sonkham won one bronze medal, with the other going to Croatia’s Lucija Zaninović. The biggest upset in the class occurred in the quarter-finals when Sonkham defeated second seeded Yang Shu-Chun (TPE).

PosNrFighterNOC
1101Wu JingyuCHNGold
2103Brigitte YagüeESPSilver
=3105Lucija ZaninovićCROBronze
=3107Chanatip SonkhamTHABronze
=5112Elizabeth ZamoraGUA
=5106Jannet AlegríaMEX
=7114Carolena CarstensPAN
=7108Erika KasaharaJPN
=9102Yang Shu-ChunTPE
=9109Carola LópezARG
=11110Seulki KangCAF
=11111Sümeyye ManzGER
=11113Raya HatahetJOR
=11104Sanaa AtabrourMAR
=11115Theresa TonaPNG
=11116Kristina KimRUS

Round One (8 August 2012)

Winner of each match advanced to the quarter-finals.

Match #1 Wu JingyuCHN Elizabeth ZamoraGUA Final Score (10 - 2)
Match #2 Erika KasaharaJPN Theresa TonaPNG Superiority (12 - 0)
Match #3 Lucija ZaninovićCRO Seulki KangCAF Superiority (14 - 0)
Match #4 Carola LópezARG Sanaa AtabrourMAR Final Score (1 - 0)
Match #5 Brigitte YagüeESP Carolena CarstensPAN Final Score (7 - 2)
Match #6 Jannet AlegríaMEX Raya HatahetJOR Final Score (12 - 1)
Match #7 Chanatip SonkhamTHA Kristina KimRUS Superiority (13 - 1)
Match #8 Yang Shu-ChunTPE Sümeyye ManzGER Final Score (10 - 3)

Quarter-Finals (8 August 2012)

Winner of each match advanced to the semi-finals.

Match #1 Wu JingyuCHN Erika KasaharaJPN Superiority (14 - 0)
Match #2 Lucija ZaninovićCRO Carola LópezARG Final Score (13 - 4)
Match #3 Brigitte YagüeESP Jannet AlegríaMEX Final Score (8 - 0)
Match #4 Chanatip SonkhamTHA Yang Shu-ChunTPE Final Score (6 - 0)

Semi-Finals (8 August 2012)

Winner of each match advanced to the final round.

Match #1 Wu JingyuCHN Lucija ZaninovićCRO Superiority (19 - 7)
Match #2 Brigitte YagüeESP Chanatip SonkhamTHA Final Score (10 - 9)

Repêchage Round One (8 August 2012)

Winner of each match advanced to the bronze medal match.

Match #1 Elizabeth ZamoraGUA Erika KasaharaJPN Final Score (6 - 2)
Match #2 Jannet AlegríaMEX Carolena CarstensPAN Final Score (7 - 2)

Bronze Medal Matches (8 August 2012)

Match #1 Chanatip SonkhamTHA Elizabeth ZamoraGUA Final Score (8 - 0)
Match #2 Lucija ZaninovićCRO Jannet AlegríaMEX Sudden Death (Round 4, 01:19)

Final Round (8 August 2012)

Match 1/2 Wu JingyuCHN Brigitte YagüeESP Final Score (8 - 1)