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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 Silver Bronze Total
3 6 5 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

  • Werner Reiterer
    • Qualification — 59.78m (→ did not advance, 15th place)

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

Men's Team CompetitionEdit

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

  • Lara Hooiveld
    • Heat — 2:39.97 (→ did not advance, 30th place)

Women's 100 m Butterfly

Women's 200 m Butterfly

  • Donna Procter
    • Heat — 2:18.17 (→ did not advance, 17th place)

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.