Boxing at the 2004 Summer Olympics – Bantamweight

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Bantamweight boxing
at the Games of the XXVIII Olympiad
Venue Peristeri Olympic Boxing Hall
Date 17–29 August
Competitors 27 from 27 nations
1st, gold medalist(s) Guillermo Rigondeaux  Cuba
2nd, silver medalist(s) Worapoj Petchkoom  Thailand
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Aghasi Mammadov  Azerbaijan
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Bahodirjon Sultonov  Uzbekistan
← 2000
2008 →
Boxing at the
2004 Summer Olympics
Boxing pictogram.svg
Light flyweight
Light welterweight
Light heavyweight
Super heavyweight

The bantamweight boxing competition at the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens was held from 17 to 29 August at Peristeri Olympic Boxing Hall. This is limited to those boxers weighing between 51 and 54 kilograms.

Competition format[edit]

Like all Olympic boxing events, the competition was a straight single-elimination tournament. This event consisted of 27 boxers who have qualified for the competition through various tournaments held in 2003 and 2004.[1] The competition began with a preliminary round on 17 August, where the number of competitors was reduced to 16, and concluded with the final on 29 August.[2] As there were fewer than 32 boxers in the competition, a number of boxers received a bye through the preliminary round. Both semi-final losers were awarded bronze medals.


All times are Greece Standard Time (UTC+2)

Date Time Round
Tuesday, 17 August 2004 13:30 & 19:30 Round of 32
Friday, 20 August 2004 19:30 Round of 16
Monday, 23 August 2004 19:30 Quarterfinals
Friday, 27 August 2004 19:30 Semifinals
Sunday, 29 August 2004 13:30 Final

Qualifying Athletes[edit]

Athlete Country
Andrew Kooner  Canada
Alexander Espinoza  Venezuela
Andrzej Liczik  Poland
Bahodirjon Sultonov  Uzbekistan
Gennady Kovalev  Russia
Malik Bouziane  Algeria
Ali Hallab  France
Mehrullah Lassi  Pakistan
Aybek Abdymomunov  Kyrgyzstan
Guillermo Rigondeaux  Cuba
Liu Yuan  China
Khavazhi Khatsigov  Belarus
Juan Manuel López  Puerto Rico
Worapoj Petchkoom  Thailand
Kim Won-Il  South Korea
Nestor Bolum  Nigeria
Petit Jesus Ngnitedem  Gabon
Hamid Ait Bighrade  Morocco
Diwakar Prasad  India
Abner Mares  Mexico
Zsolt Bedák  Hungary
Argenis Mendez  Dominican Republic
Maksym Tretyak  Ukraine
Joel Brunker  Australia
Aghasi Mammadov  Azerbaijan
Abel Aferalign  Ethiopia
Detelin Dalakliev  Bulgaria


Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
         Andrew Kooner (CAN) 37  
         Alexander Espinoza (VEN) 20  
           Andrew Kooner (CAN) 32  
         Bahodirjon Sultonov (UZB) 44  
         Andrzej Liczik (POL)  
         Bahodirjon Sultonov (UZB) RSC  
           Bahodirjon Sultonov (UZB) 13  
         Guillermo Rigondeaux (CUB) 27  
         Gennady Kovalev (RUS) 23  
 Malik Bouziane (ALG) 19      Malik Bouziane (ALG) 20  
 Ali Hallab (FRA) 16      Gennady Kovalev (RUS) 5
 Mehrullah Lassi (PAK) 36      Guillermo Rigondeaux (CUB) 20  
 Aybek Abdymomunov (KGZ) 22      Mehrullah Lassi (PAK)  
 Guillermo Rigondeaux (CUB) 21      Guillermo Rigondeaux (CUB) RSC  
 Liu Yuan (CHN) 7        Guillermo Rigondeaux (CUB) 22
 Khavazhi Khatsigov (BLR) 27      Worapoj Petchkoom (THA) 13
 Juan Manuel López (PUR) 19      Khavazhi Khatsigov (BLR) 18
 Worapoj Petchkoom (THA) RSC      Worapoj Petchkoom (THA) 33  
 Kim Won-Il (KOR)      Worapoj Petchkoom (THA) 29
 Nestor Bolum (NGR) 23      Nestor Bolum (NGR) 14  
 Petit Jesus Ngnitedem (GAB) 17      Nestor Bolum (NGR) RSC  
 Hamid Ait Bighrade (MAR) 17      Diwakar Prasad (IND)  
 Diwakar Prasad (IND) 25      Worapoj Petchkoom (THA) 27  
 Abner Mares (MEX) 27      Aghasi Mammadov (AZE) 19  
 Zsolt Bedák (HUN) 36      Zsolt Bedák (HUN) 24      
 Argenis Mendez (DOM) 24      Maksym Tretyak (UKR) 27      
 Maksym Tretyak (UKR) 30      Maksym Tretyak (UKR) 12
 Joel Brunker (AUS)      Aghasi Mammadov (AZE) 32  
 Aghasi Mammadov (AZE) RSC      Aghasi Mammadov (AZE) 35
 Abel Aferalign (ETH)      Detelin Dalakliev (BUL) 16  
 Detelin Dalakliev (BUL) RSC  
  • David Munyasia (Kenya) was ejected from the 2004 Athens Games four days before the draw after he tested positive for cathine.
  • Petit Ngnitedem (Gabon) replaced Mohamed Abdelsayed (Egypt) at the last moment winner for the second African qualification.


  1. ^ "Athens 2004: Boxing – Bantamweight (54kg)" (PDF). Athens 2004. LA84 Foundation. 15 August 2004. pp. 15–16. Retrieved 31 January 2013. 
  2. ^ "Boxing: Men's Flyweight (54kg/119lbs)". Athens 2004. BBC Sport. 15 August 2004. Retrieved 31 January 2013. 

External links[edit]