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Heavyweight (>67 kilograms), Women

Date11 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.

France’s Anne-Caroline Graffe was the 2011 World Champion and earlier in 2012 had won the European title. She was seeded first and made it to the final relatively easily. The second seed was the defending Olympic champion, Spain’s María Espinoza, but she lost in the quarter-finals to Serbia’s Milica Mandić, who had moved up in class after winning a bronze medal at the 2011 Worlds as a middleweight. In the semi-finals, Mandić crushed Russia’s Anastasiya Baryshnikova, 11-3, to move to the finals against Graffe. The final was tight, with little to choose for most of the three rounds but Mandić eventually prevailed in an upset, 9-7. The bronze medals went to Espinoza and Baryshnikova.

PosNrFighterNOC
1707Milica MandićSRBGold
2701Anne-Caroline GraffeFRASilver
=3703Anastasiya BaryshnikovaRUSBronze
=3702María EspinozaMEXBronze
=5710Glenhis HernándezCUB
=5711Lee In-JongKOR
=7712Talitiga CrawleySAM
=7716Nataliya MamatovaUZB
=9713Nuša RajherSLO
=9715Maryna KonievaUKR
=11714Khaoula Ben HamzaTUN
=11704Wiam DislamMAR
=11706Feruza YergeshovaKAZ
=11705Nadin DawaniJOR
=11709Sorn DavinCAM
=11708Natália FalavignaBRA

Round One (11 August 2012)

Winner of each match advanced to the quarter-finals.

Match #1 Anne-Caroline GraffeFRA Nataliya MamatovaUZB Final Score (17 - 9)
Match #2 Lee In-JongKOR Natália FalavignaBRA Final Score (13 - 9)
Match #3 Maryna KonievaUKR Nadin DawaniJOR Final Score (18 - 13)
Match #4 Glenhis HernándezCUB Wiam DislamMAR Sudden Death (Round 4, 00:48)
Match #5 Anastasiya BaryshnikovaRUS Khaoula Ben HamzaTUN Final Score (12 - 6)
Match #6 Nuša RajherSLO Feruza YergeshovaKAZ Sudden Death (Round 4, 00:04)
Match #7 Milica MandićSRB Talitiga CrawleySAM Superiority (16 - 2)
Match #8 María EspinozaMEX Sorn DavinCAM Final Score (3 - 2)

Quarter-Finals (11 August 2012)

Winner of each match advanced to the semi-finals.

Match #1 Anne-Caroline GraffeFRA Lee In-JongKOR Final Score (7 - 4)
Match #2 Glenhis HernándezCUB Maryna KonievaUKR Superiority (16 - 2)
Match #3 Anastasiya BaryshnikovaRUS Nuša RajherSLO Final Score (11 - 9)
Match #4 Milica MandićSRB María EspinozaMEX Final Score (6 - 4)

Semi-Finals (11 August 2012)

Winner of each match advanced to the final round.

Judge (Match #1)Shahram ArbabiIRI
Referee (Match #1)Ahmed El MoftyEGY
Judge (Match #1)Abubakr KordiKSA
Judge (Match #1)Stanley WagnerNZL
Review Jury (Match #1)Lim Teong ChinSGP
Referee (Match #2)Song-Chul KimCAN
Judge (Match #2)Moshoeshoe MokakeLES
Judge (Match #2)Si LiangCHN
Judge (Match #2)Alioune Badara TraoréMLI
Review Jury (Match #2)Lim Teong ChinSGP
Match #1 Anne-Caroline GraffeFRA Glenhis HernándezCUB Final Score (6 - 4)
Match #2 Milica MandićSRB Anastasiya BaryshnikovaRUS Final Score (11 - 3)

Repêchage Round One (11 August 2012)

Winner of each match advanced to the bronze medal match.

Judge (Match #1)Hlynur GissurarsonISL
Judge (Match #1)Moshoeshoe MokakeLES
Judge (Match #1)Stig Ove NessNOR
Referee (Match #1)Predrag TešovićSRB
Review Jury (Match #1)Denis OdjoFRA
Referee (Match #2)Mohammed ArgoubiNED
Judge (Match #2)Ahmed El MoftyEGY
Judge (Match #2)Andrey KhegayRUS
Judge (Match #2)Alioune Badara TraoréMLI
Review Jury (Match #2)Lim Teong ChinSGP
Match #1 Lee In-JongKOR Nataliya MamatovaUZB Final Score (8 - 1)
Match #2 María EspinozaMEX Talitiga CrawleySAM Superiority (13 - 0)

Bronze Medal Matches (11 August 2012)

Referee (Match #1)Shahram ArbabiIRI
Judge (Match #1)Nelson Brizuela CortesCRC
Judge (Match #1)Kerry Ann Maynard-ListerAUS
Judge (Match #1)Stanley WagnerNZL
Review Jury (Match #1)Vũ Xuân ThànhVIE
Judge (Match #2)Roland CamposPHI
Judge (Match #2)Hlynur GissurarsonISL
Judge (Match #2)Andrey KhegayRUS
Referee (Match #2)Predrag TešovićSRB
Review Jury (Match #2)Denis OdjoFRA
Match #1 Anastasiya BaryshnikovaRUS Lee In-JongKOR Sudden Death (Round 4, 00:18)
Match #2 María EspinozaMEX Glenhis HernándezCUB Final Score (4 - 2)

Final Round (11 August 2012)

Referee (Match 1/2)Mohammed ArgoubiNED
Judge (Match 1/2)Roland CamposPHI
Judge (Match 1/2)Choi Young-HwanKOR
Judge (Match 1/2)Jorge ReynosoMEX
Review Jury (Match 1/2)Vũ Xuân ThànhVIE
Match 1/2 Milica MandićSRB Anne-Caroline GraffeFRA Final Score (9 - 7)