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Australia at the 1988 Summer Olympics

Australia competed at the 1988 Summer Olympics in Seoul, Korea. 252 competitors, 180 men and 72 women, took part in 145 events in 24 sports.[1] Australian athletes have competed in every Summer Olympic Games of the modern era.

Australia at the
1988 Summer Olympics
Flag of Australia.svg
IOC code AUS
NOC Australian Olympic Committee
Website www.olympics.com.au
in Seoul
Competitors 252 (180 men and 72 women) in 24 sports
Flag bearer Ric Charlesworth (opening)
Debbie Flintoff-King (closing)
Medals
Ranked 15th
Gold
3
Silver
6
Bronze
5
Total
14
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)
Other related appearances
1906 Intercalated Games
 Australasia (1908–1912)

Contents

MedalistsEdit

GoldEdit

SilverEdit

BronzeEdit

ArcheryEdit

In the fifth Olympic archery competition that Australia contested, the nation sent only men. They were not successful, with Simon Fairweather's 16th place the best ranking any individual received. The Australians did not qualify for the team semifinal.

Men

Athlete Event Ranking round Eighth-final Quarterfinal Semifinal Final
Score Rank Score Rank Score Rank Score Rank Score Rank
Christopher Blake Individual 1228 41 Did not advance
Simon Fairweather Individual 1276 11 322 3 316 16 Did not advance
Rodney Wagner Individual 1184 63 Did not advance
Simon Fairweather
Christopher Blake
Rodney Wagner
Team 3688 13 Did not advance

AthleticsEdit

Men's CompetitionEdit

Men's 200m

  • Mark Garner
    • Heat — 21.09
    • Quarterfinals — 21.08 (→ did not advance, 26th place)

Men's 400m

  • Robert Stone
    • Heat — 46.52
    • Quarterfinals — 46.04 (→ did not advance, 25th place)
  • Miles Murphy
    • Heat — 46.38
    • Quarterfinals — 45.93 (→ did not advance, 23rd place)

Men's 1,500m

  • Pat Scammel
    • Heat — 3:45.21 (→ did not advance, 35th place)

Men's 5,000m

  • Andrew Lloyd
    • Heat — 13:47.87
    • Semifinals — 13:42.49 (→ did not advance, 24th place)

Men's 10,000m

  • Andrew Lloyd
    • Heat — did not finish (→ did not advance, no ranking)

Men's Marathon

Men's 4 × 400 m Relay

Men's 400m Hurdles

  • Leigh Miller
    • Heat — 50.53 (→ did not advance, 21st place)

Men's Long Jump

Men's Decathlon

  1. 100 metres — 11.03s
  2. Long Jump — 7.45m
  3. Shot Put — 14.20m
  4. High Jump — 1.97m
  5. 400 metres — 48.84s
  6. 110m Hurdles — 15.44s
  7. Discus Throw — 41.68m
  8. Pole Vault — 4.70m
  9. Javelin Throw — 64.00m
  10. 1.500 metres — 4:27.48s

Men's 20 km Walk

Men's 50 km Walk

Men's Discus Throw

Women's CompetitionEdit

Women's 100m

  • Kerry Johnson
    • Heat — 11.44
    • Quarterfinals — 11.42 (→ did not advance, 24th place)

Women's 200m

  • Kerry Johnson
    • Heat — 23.20
    • Quarterfinals — 23.01 (→ did not advance, 18th place)

Women's 400m

  • Maree Holland
    • Heat — 52.29
    • Quarterfinals — 50.90
    • Semifinals — 50.24
    • Final — 51.25 (→ 8th place)

Women's 3,000m

Women's 10,000m

Women's 4 × 400 m Relay

Women's Marathon

Women's 100m Hurdles

  • Jane Flemming
    • Heat — 13.53
    • Quarterfinals — did not start (→ did not advance, no ranking)

Women's 400m Hurdles

Women's High Jump

Women's Long Jump

  • Nicole Boegman
    • Qualification — 6.72m
    • Final — 6.73m (→ 5th place)

Women's Heptathlon

BasketballEdit

Summary
Team Event Group Stage Quarterfinal Semifinal Final / BM
Opposition
score
Opposition
score
Opposition
score
Opposition
score
Opposition
score
Rank Opposition
score
Opposition
score
Opposition
score
Rank
Australia men's Men's tournament   Puerto Rico
W 81–77
  Soviet Union
L 69–91
  Central African Republic
W 106–67
  Yugoslavia
L 78–98
  South Korea
W 95–75
3 Q   Spain
W 77–74
  Yugoslavia
L 70–91
  United States
L 49–78
4
Australia women's Women's tournament   South Korea
L 55–91
  Bulgaria
W 63–57
  Soviet Union
W 60–48
N/A N/A 1 Q N/A   Yugoslavia
L 56–57
  Soviet Union
L 53–68
4

Men's tournamentEdit

Team roster

The following is the Australia roster in the men's basketball tournament of the 1988 Summer Olympics.[2]

Australia men's national basketball team – 1988 Summer Olympics roster
Players Coaches
Pos. No. Name Age – Date of birth Height Club Ctr.
SG 4 Darryl Pearce 27 – (1960-10-15)15 October 1960 1.91 m (6 ft 3 in)
5 Robert Sibley
PG 6 Phil Smyth 30 – (1958-05-11)11 May 1958 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)
PF 7 Larry Sengstock 28 – (1960-03-04)4 March 1960 1.98 m (6 ft 6 in)
G/F 8 Damian Keogh 26 – (1962-02-01)1 February 1962 1.94 m (6 ft 4 in)
9 Wayne Carroll 29 – (1959-02-16)16 February 1959
C 10 Luc Longley 19 – (1969-01-19)19 January 1969 2.20 m (7 ft 3 in)
G 11 Andrew Gaze 23 – (1965-07-24)24 July 1965 2.01 m (6 ft 7 in)
C 12 Mark Bradtke 19 – (1968-09-27)27 September 1968 2.09 m (6 ft 10 in)
F/C 13 Brad Dalton 29 – (1959-09-12)12 September 1959 2.03 m (6 ft 8 in)
F 14 Andrew Vlahov 19 – (1969-04-01)1 April 1969 2.00 m (6 ft 7 in)
F/C 15 Ray Borner 26 – (1962-05-27)27 May 1962 2.08 m (6 ft 10 in)
Head coach
Adrian Hurley
Legend
  • Club – describes last
    club before the tournament
  • Age – describes age
    on 17 September 1988
Group play
Pos Team Pld W L PF PA PD Pts Qualification
1   Yugoslavia 5 4 1 468 384 +84 9 Quarter-finals
2   Soviet Union 5 4 1 460 393 +67 9
3   Australia 5 3 2 429 408 +21 8
4   Puerto Rico 5 3 2 382 387 −5 8
5   Central African Republic 5 1 4 346 436 −90 6
6   South Korea 5 0 5 384 461 −77 5
Source: FIBA
Rules for classification: 1) Points; 2) Head-to-head results; 3) Points average among tied; 4) Points average.


September 18
Australia   81–77   Puerto Rico
Scoring by half: 50–36, 31–41
September 20
Australia   69–91   Soviet Union
Scoring by half: 35–53, 34–38
September 21
Australia   106–67   Central African Republic
Scoring by half: 57–35, 49–32
September 23
Australia   78–98   Yugoslavia
Scoring by half: 43–52, 35–46
September 24
Australia   95–75   South Korea
Scoring by half: 51–39, 44–36
Quarterfinals
26 September 1998 (1998-09-26)
16:30
Spain   74–77   Australia
Scoring by half: 40–41, 34–36
Pts: San Epifanio 17
Rebs: Martínez, Jiménez 7
Asts: Montero 3
Pts: Gaze 28
Rebs: Sengstock 5
Asts: 4 players 1
Semifinals
28 September 1998 (1998-09-28)

Yugoslavia   91–70   Australia
Scoring by half: 44–31, 47–39
Pts: Petrović 24
Rebs: Divac 10
Asts: Petrović 3
Pts: Gaze 27
Rebs: Borner, Vlahov 4
Asts: Sengstock 4
Bronze medal match
29 September 1998 (1998-09-29)
21:30
Australia   49–78   United States
Scoring by half: 29–52, 20–26
Pts: Gaze 17
Rebs: Sengstock 6
Asts: Smyth 2
Pts: Majerle, Richmond, Robinson 12
Rebs: Richmond, Robinson 7
Asts: Richmond 2

Women's tournamentEdit

Team roster

The following is the Australia roster in the women's basketball tournament of the 1988 Summer Olympics.[3]

Australia women's national basketball team – 1988 Summer Olympics roster
Players Coaches
Pos. No. Name Age – Date of birth Height Club Ctr.
4 Robyn Maher 28 – (1959-10-06)6 October 1959 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
G 5 Sandy Brondello 20 – (1968-08-20)20 August 1968 1.70 m (5 ft 7 in)
6 Jenny Cheesman 30 – (1957-11-02)2 November 1957
PG 7 Michele Timms 23 – (1965-06-28)28 June 1965 1.64 m (5 ft 5 in)
8 Donna Brown 24 – (1963-10-12)12 October 1963
9 Patricia Mickan 31 – (1957-03-12)12 March 1957
10 Julie Nykiel 19 – (1968-12-13)13 December 1968
11 Debbie Slimmon 21 – (1967-04-03)3 April 1967
12 Marina Moffa 24 – (1964-04-17)17 April 1964
13 Karen Dalton 27 – (1961-01-02)2 January 1961
14 Shelley Sandie 19 – (1969-01-22)22 January 1969
15 Maree White 28 – (1960-06-07)7 June 1960
Head coach
Robbie Cadee
Legend
  • Club – describes last
    club before the tournament
  • Age – describes age
    on 17 September 1988
Group play
Pos Team Pld W L PF PA PD Pts Qualification
1   Australia 3 2 1 178 196 −18 5 Semifinals
2   Soviet Union 3 2 1 208 188 +20 5
3   Bulgaria 3 1 2 217 241 −24 4
4   South Korea 3 1 2 244 222 +22 4
Source: FIBA
Rules for classification: 1) Points; 2) Head-to-head results; 3) Points average among tied; 4) Points average.


19 September 1998 (1998-09-19)
19:30
Australia   55–91   South Korea
Scoring by half: 20–41, 35–50
Pts: Gorman 11
Rebs: Gorman 8
Asts: Maher, Timms 3
Pts: Lee KJ 19
Rebs: Choi, Kim HS 4
Asts: Lee HS, Sung 2
22 September 1998 (1998-09-22)
19:30
Australia   63–57   Bulgaria
Scoring by half: 31–30, 32–27
Pts: Maher 20
Rebs: Maher 9
Asts: Timms 3
Pts: Slavcheva 15
Rebs: Slavcheva 6
Asts: Slavcheva 2
25 September 1998 (1998-09-25)
21:30
Australia   60–48   Soviet Union
Scoring by half: 30–30, 30–18
Pts: Maher 20
Rebs: Maher 8
Asts: Maher 6
Pts: Yakovleva 13
Rebs: 4 players 4
Asts: Minkh 2
Semifinals
27 September 1998 (1998-09-27)
9:45
Australia   56–57   Yugoslavia
Scoring by half: 30–32, 26–25
Pts: Timms 19
Rebs: Dalton 8
Asts: Dalton, Maher 2
Pts: Mujanović 20
Rebs: Dornik, Mujanović, Nakić 4
Asts: Vangelovska 2
Bronze medal match
28 September 1998 (1998-09-28)
21:30
Australia   53–68   Soviet Union
Scoring by half: 21–32, 32–36
Pts: Maher 22
Rebs: Maher, Timms 3
Asts: Maher 4
Pts: Savitskaya 16
Rebs: Yakovleva 7
Asts: Buryakina 2

BoxingEdit

CanoeingEdit

CyclingEdit

DivingEdit

EquestrianismEdit

FencingEdit

Two fencers, one man and one woman, represented Australia in 1988.

Men's foil
Men's épée
Women's foil

FootballEdit

GymnasticsEdit

HockeyEdit

Men's Team CompetitionEdit

Women's Team CompetitionEdit

JudoEdit

Modern pentathlonEdit

One male pentathlete represented Australia in 1988.

Men's Individual Competition:

Men's Team Competition:

  • Watson — 0 pt, 64th place

RowingEdit

SailingEdit

ShootingEdit

SwimmingEdit

Men's 50 m Freestyle

Men's 100 m Freestyle

Men's 200 m Freestyle

Men's 400 m Freestyle

  • Duncan Armstrong
    • Heat — 3:50.64
    • Final — 3:47.15 (→   Silver Medal)
  • Ian Brown
    • Heat — 3:51.09
    • B-Final — 3:54.63 (→ 13th place)

Men's 1500 m Freestyle

Men's 100 m Backstroke

  • Carl Wilson
    • Heat — 58.40 (→ did not advance, 27th place)
  • Simon Upton
    • Heat — 59.06 (→ did not advance, 32nd place)

Men's 200 m Backstroke

  • Simon Upton
    • Heat — 2:05.08 (→ did not advance, 22nd place)

Men's 100 m Breaststroke

  • Ian McAdam
    • Heat — 1:04.56 (→ did not advance, 22nd place)

Men's 200 m Breaststroke

  • Ian McAdam
    • Heat — 2:19.68 (→ did not advance, 21st place)

Men's 100 m Butterfly

  • Jon Sieben
    • Heat — 53.85
    • Final — 53.33 (→ 4th place)
  • David Wilson
    • Heat — 55.54 (→ did not advance, 20th place)

Men's 200 m Butterfly

  • David Wilson
    • Heat — 1:59.02
    • Final — 1:59.20 (→ 6th place)
  • Martin Roberts
    • Heat — 2:00.32
    • B-Final — 2:04.28 (→ 16th place)

Men's 200 m Individual Medley

  • Robert Bruce
    • Heat — 2:04.31
    • Final — 2:04.34 (→ 6th place)
  • Rob Woodhouse
    • Heat 8 — 2:05.87 (→ did not advance, 17th place)

Men's 400 m Individual Medley

  • Robert Bruce
    • Heat — 4:25.15
    • B-Final — 4:24.33 (→ 11th place)
  • Rob Woodhouse
    • Heat 5 — 4:25.60
    • B-Final — 4:26.14 (→ 14th place)

Men's 4 × 200 m Freestyle Relay

Men's 4 × 100 m Medley Relay


Women's 50 m Freestyle

Women's 100 m Freestyle

Women's 200 m Freestyle

Women's 400 m Freestyle

Women's 800 m Freestyle

Women's 100 m Backstroke

Women's 200 m Backstroke

  • Nicole Livingstone
    • Heat — 2:14.81
    • Final — 2:13.43 (→ 5th place)
  • Karen Lord
    • Heat — 2:16.94 (→ did not advance, 16th place)
    • B-Final — 2:18.78 (→ 14th place)

Women's 100 m Breaststroke

  • Lara Hooiveld
    • Heat — 1:11.40
    • B-Final — 1:11.26 (→ 15th place)

Women's 200 m Breaststroke

Women's 100 m Butterfly

Women's 200 m Butterfly

Women's 200 m Individual Medley

Women's 400 m Individual Medley

Women's 4 × 100 m Medley Relay

Synchronized swimmingEdit

Table tennisEdit

TennisEdit

Men's Singles Competition

Men's Doubles Competition


Women's Singles Competition

Water poloEdit

Men's Team Competition

WeightliftingEdit

WrestlingEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Australia at the 1988 Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 2011-07-16. 
  2. ^ "1988 Olympic Games : Tournament for Men". FIBA. Retrieved 30 July 2018. 
  3. ^ "1988 Olympic Games : Tournament for Women". FIBA. Retrieved 1 August 2018.