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Taekwondo at the 2004 Summer Olympics – Women's 57 kg

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Start date  2004
Competitors  15
Location  Faliro Coastal Zone Olympic Complex, Phalerum, Greece
Venue  Faliro Coastal Zone Olympic Complex

The women's 57 kg competition in taekwondo at the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens took place on August 27 at the Faliro Coastal Zone Olympic Complex.


South Korea's Jang Ji-Won outwitted her American counterpart Nia Abdallah to strike the women's featherweight title in the final with a default score of 2–1. Mexican fighter and three-time World silver medalist Iridia Salazar defied her odds to add a bronze to her career list, leading 2–1 over Spain's Sonia Reyes in the repechage.

Competition format

The main bracket consisted of a single elimination tournament, culminating in the gold medal match. The taekwondo fighters eliminated in earlier rounds by the two finalists of the main bracket advanced directly to the repechage tournament. These matches determined the bronze medal winner for the event.


All times are Greece Standard Time (UTC+2)


  • PTG — Won by points gap
  • KO — Won by knockout
  • SUP — Won by superiority
  • OT — Won on over time (Golden Point)
  • WO — Walkover
  • References

    Taekwondo at the 2004 Summer Olympics – Women's 57 kg Wikipedia

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