| Event type

Flyweight (≤49 kilograms), Women

Date 8 August 2012
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).

1Wu JingyuCHNGold
2Brigitte YagüeESPSilver
=3Lucija ZaninovićCROBronze
=3Chanatip SonkhamTHABronze
=5Elizabeth ZamoraGUA
=5Jannet AlegríaMEX
=7Carolena CarstensPAN
=7Erika KasaharaJPN
=9Yang Shu-ChunTPE
=9Carola LópezARG
=11Seulki KangCAF
=11Sümeyye ManzGER
=11Raya HatahetJOR
=11Sanaa AtabrourMAR
=11Theresa TonaPNG
=11Kristina KimRUS

Round One

Date8 August 2012
FormatWinner of each match advanced to the quarter-finals.
Match #108 Aug 9:00Wu JingyuCHNFinal scoreElizabeth ZamoraGUA
Match #208 Aug 9:30Erika KasaharaJPNPoints gapTheresa TonaPNG
Match #308 Aug 10:00Lucija ZaninovićCROPoints gapSeulki KangCAF
Match #408 Aug 10:30Carola LópezARGFinal scoreSanaa AtabrourMAR
Match #508 Aug 11:00Brigitte YagüeESPFinal scoreCarolena CarstensPAN
Match #608 Aug 11:30Jannet AlegríaMEXFinal scoreRaya HatahetJOR
Match #708 Aug 12:00Chanatip SonkhamTHAPoints gapKristina KimRUS
Match #808 Aug 12:30Yang Shu-ChunTPEFinal scoreSümeyye ManzGER


Date8 August 2012
FormatWinner of each match advanced to the semi-finals.
Match #108 Aug 15:00Wu JingyuCHNPoints gapErika KasaharaJPN
Match #208 Aug 15:30Lucija ZaninovićCROFinal scoreCarola LópezARG
Match #308 Aug 16:00Brigitte YagüeESPFinal scoreJannet AlegríaMEX
Match #408 Aug 16:30Chanatip SonkhamTHAFinal scoreYang Shu-ChunTPE


Date8 August 2012
FormatWinner of each match advanced to the final round.
Match #108 Aug 17:00Wu JingyuCHNPoints gapLucija ZaninovićCRO
Match #208 Aug 17:30Brigitte YagüeESPFinal scoreChanatip SonkhamTHA

Repêchage Round One

Date8 August 2012
FormatWinner of each match advanced to the bronze medal match.
Match #108 Aug 20:00Elizabeth ZamoraGUAFinal scoreErika KasaharaJPN
Match #208 Aug 20:30Jannet AlegríaMEXFinal scoreCarolena CarstensPAN

Final Round

Date8 August 2012
Match 1/208 Aug 22:15Wu JingyuCHNFinal scoreBrigitte YagüeESP
Match 3/508 Aug 21:00Chanatip SonkhamTHAFinal scoreElizabeth ZamoraGUA
Match 3/508 Aug 21:30Lucija ZaninovićCROSudden deathJannet AlegríaMEX