| Event type

Bantamweight (≤ 51 kilograms), Women

Date18 September 1988
StatusOlympic (non-medal)
LocationJang-chung Che-yuk-gwan, Seoul
Participants8 from 8 countries

Eight fighters competed in a single-elimination tournament. The event was won by Chinese Taipei’s Chen Yi-An, who defeated American Debra Holloway in the final, although Holloway fought the final with a broken finger. The 1987 World Champion, Tennur Yerlizu, did not compete in Seoul. She had been the dominant fighter in this class, also winning the European Championships 1982 and 1984 and the European Cup in 1986-87.

1Chen Yi-AnTPE
2Debra HollowayUSA
=3Josefina LópezESP
=3Park Sun-YoungKOR
=5Lisbeth LarsenDEN
=5Manjit BumrahCAN
=5Chai Saew YuenMAS
=5Roberta ParisellaITA

Round One

Date18 September 1988 — 13:00
Match #118 SepJosefina LópezESPPointsLisbeth LarsenDEN
Match #218 SepDebra HollowayUSAPointsManjit BumrahCAN
Match #318 SepPark Sun-YoungKORPointsChai Saew YuenMAS
Match #418 SepChen Yi-AnTPEPointsRoberta ParisellaITA


Date18 September 1988 — 15:00
Match #118 SepDebra HollowayUSAPointsJosefina LópezESP
Match #218 SepChen Yi-AnTPEPointsPark Sun-YoungKOR

Final Round

Date18 September 1988 — 17:20
Match 1/218 SepChen Yi-AnTPEPointsDebra HollowayUSA