| Event type

Featherweight (≤55 kilograms), Women

Date20 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 Denmark’s Anne-Mette Christensen, who had been a bronze medalist at the 1987 World Championships. The 1987 World Champion was Korean Kim So-Young, who had defeated American Kim Dotson in the final, but in Seoul they were unfortunately drawn against each other in the first round, with Korean Kim winning on points. She then lost in the semis to Christensen, who won on superiority. Christensen also won by superiority in the final, defeating Turkey’s Zuleytan Tan.

1Anne-Mette ChristensenDEN
2Züleyha TanTUR
=3Kim So-YoungKOR
=3Amparo DolsESP
=5Kim DotsonUSA
=5Shinta Bolang BirnaINA
=5Tung Ya-LingTPE
=5Rosemary WilsonNZL

Round One

Date20 September 1988 — 13:00
Match #120 SepKim So-YoungKORPointsKim DotsonUSA
Match #220 SepAnne-Mette ChristensenDENPointsShinta Bolang BirnaINA
Match #320 SepZüleyha TanTURPointsTung Ya-LingTPE
Match #420 SepAmparo DolsESPPointsRosemary WilsonNZL


Date20 September 1988 — 15:00
Match #120 SepAnne-Mette ChristensenDENSuperiorityKim So-YoungKOR
Match #220 SepZüleyha TanTURSuperiorityAmparo DolsESP

Final Round

Date20 September 1988 — 17:20
Match 1/220 SepAnne-Mette ChristensenDENSuperiorityZüleyha TanTUR