| 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 (20 September 1988 — 13:00)

Match #1 Kim So-YoungKOR Kim DotsonUSA
Match #2 Anne-Mette ChristensenDEN Shinta Bolang BirnaINA
Match #3 Züleyha TanTUR Tung Ya-LingTPE
Match #4 Amparo DolsESP Rosemary WilsonNZL

Semi-Finals (20 September 1988 — 15:00)

Match #1 Anne-Mette ChristensenDEN Kim So-YoungKOR
Match #2 Züleyha TanTUR Amparo DolsESP

Final Round (20 September 1988 — 17:20)

Match 1/2 Anne-Mette ChristensenDEN Züleyha TanTUR