Handball at the 1988 Summer Olympics

Final results for the Handball competition at the 1988 Summer Olympics.[1]

Handball at the
1988 Summer Olympics
Tournament details
Host country South Korea
Dates20 September – 1 October
Teams20
Venue(s)(in 2 host cities)
Final positions
Champions Soviet Union (men)
 South Korea (women)
Runner-up South Korea (men)
 Norway (women)
Third place Yugoslavia (men)
 Soviet Union (women)
Fourth place Hungary (men)
 Yugoslavia (women)
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Medal summaryEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Men
details
  Soviet Union (URS)
Vyacheslav Atavin
Igor Chumak
Valeri Gopin
Aleksandr Karshakevich
Andrey Lavrov
Yuri Nesterov
Voldemaras Novickis
Aleksandr Rymanov
Konstantin Sharovarov
Yuri Shevtsov
Georgi Sviridenko
Aleksandr Tuchkin
Andrey Tyumentsev
Mikhail Vasilev
  South Korea (KOR)
Choi Suk-jae
Kang Jae-won
Kim Jae-hwan
Koh Suk-chang
Lee Sang-hyo
Lim Jin-suk
Noh Hyun-suk
Oh Young-ki
Park Do-hun
Park Young-dae
Shim Jae-hong
Shin Young-suk
Yoon Tae-il
  Yugoslavia (YUG)
Mirko Bašić
Jožef Holpert
Boris Jarak
Slobodan Kuzmanovski
Muhamed Memić
Alvaro Načinović
Goran Perkovac
Zlatko Portner
Iztok Puc
Rolando Pušnik
Momir Rnić
Zlatko Saračević
Irfan Smajlagić
Ermin Velić
Veselin Vujović
Women
details
  South Korea (KOR)
Han Hyun-sook
Ki Mi-sook
Kim Choon-rye
Kim Hyun-mee
Kim Kyung-soon
Kim Myung-soon
Lee Ki-soon
Lim Mi-kyung
Shon Mi-Na
Song Ji-hyun
Suk Min-hee
Sung Kyung-hwa
  Norway (NOR)
Kjerstin Andersen
Berit Digre
Marte Eliasson
Susann Goksør
Trine Haltvik
Hanne Hegh
Hanne Hogness
Vibeke Johnsen
Kristin Midthun
Karin Pettersen
Karin Singstad
Annette Skotvoll
Ingrid Steen
Heidi Sundal
Cathrine Svendsen
  Soviet Union (URS)
Natalya Anisimova
Maryna Bazhanova
Tatyana Dzhandzhgava
Elina Guseva
Tetyana Horb
Larysa Karlova
Natalya Lapitskaya
Svitlana Mankova
Nataliya Matryuk
Natalya Morskova
Olena Nemashkalo
Nataliya Rusnachenko
Olha Semenova
Yevheniya Tovstohan
Zinaida Turchyna

Participating nationsEdit

Each qualified country was allowed to enter one team of 15 players and they all were eligible for participation. Five nations competed in both tournaments.

A total of 282(*) handball players (171 men and 111 women) from 15 nations (men from 12 nations - women from 8 nations) competed at the Seoul Games:

(*) NOTE: There are only players counted, which participated in one game at least.

Medal tableEdit

  *   Host nation (South Korea)

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1  South Korea (KOR)*1102
2  Soviet Union (URS)1012
3  Norway (NOR)0101
4  Yugoslavia (YUG)0011
Totals (4 nations)2226

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Handball at the 1988 Seoul Summer Games". Sports Reference. Archived from the original on 17 April 2020. Retrieved 20 March 2020.

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