Italy at the 1988 Summer Olympics

Italy competed at the 1988 Summer Olympics in Seoul, South Korea. 253 competitors, 212 men and 41 women, took part in 140 events in 23 sports.[1]

Italy at the
1988 Summer Olympics
Flag of Italy.svg
IOC codeITA
NOCItalian National Olympic Committee
Websitewww.coni.it (in Italian)
in Seoul
Competitors253 (212 men, 41 women) in 23 sports
Flag bearer Pietro Mennea
Medals
Ranked 10th
Gold
6
Silver
4
Bronze
4
Total
14
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)
Other related appearances
1906 Intercalated Games

MedalistsEdit

GoldEdit

SilverEdit

BronzeEdit

ArcheryEdit

Giancarlo Ferrari, competing in his fifth Olympic archery contest, dropped to 33rd place in the field. Fellow veteran Ilario Di Buò advanced to the quarterfinal, nearly missing a semifinal berth. The Italians also just missed the cutoff for the final by one ranking in the team round.

Men's Individual Competition:

Men's Team Competition:

  • Di Buo, Parenti, and Ferrari – Semifinal (→ 9th place)

AthleticsEdit

Men's 10,000 metres

  • First Round — 28:09.35
  • Final — 27:23.55 (→   Silver Medal)
  • First Round — 28:43.84 (→ did not advance)

Men's Marathon

  • Final — 2"10:32 (→   Gold Medal)
  • Final — 2"15:20 (→ 16th place)
  • Final — 2"16:07 (→ 19th place)

Men's 3,000 m Steeplechase

  1. Heat — 8:32.59
  2. Semi Final — 8:16.92
  3. Final — 8:12.17 (→ 4th place)
  • Heat — 8:29.75
  • Semi Final — 8:17.23
  • Final — 8:17.79 (→ 9th place)

Men's Hammer Throw

  • Qualifying Heat — 70.50m (→ did not advance)

Men's Shot Put

  • Qualifying Heat – 20.18m
  • Final – 20.36m (→ 7th place)

Men's Long Jump

  • Qualification — 7.81m
  • Final — 8.08m (→ 4th place)

Men's 20 km Walk

  • Final — 1:20:14 (→   Bronze Medal)
  • Final — 1:20:14 (→ 6th place)
  • Final — 1:22:58 (→ 19th place)

Men's 50 km Walk

  • Final — 3'45:43 (→ 8th place)
  • Final — 3'47:14 (→ 11th place)
  • Final — 4'04:56 (→ 32nd place)


Women's Marathon

  • Final — 2"27.49 (→ 6th place)
  • Final — 2"30.14 (→ 8th place)
  • Final — 2"34.38 (→ 23rd place)

BoxingEdit

Men's Flyweight (– 51 kg)

Men's Featherweight

Men's Lightweight

Men's Light-Middleweight

Men's Middleweight

Men's Light-Heavyweight

Men's Heavyweight

CanoeingEdit

CyclingEdit

Eighteen cyclists, fourteen men and four women, represented Italy in 1988.

Men's road race
Men's team time trial
Men's sprint
Men's individual pursuit
Men's team pursuit
Men's points race
Women's road race
Women's sprint

DivingEdit

EquestrianEdit

FencingEdit

20 fencers, 15 men and 5 women, represented Italy in 1988.

Men's foil
Men's team foil
Men's épée
Men's team épée
Men's sabre
Men's team sabre
Women's foil
Women's team foil

FootballEdit

Men's Team Competition

  • Preliminary Round (Group B)
  • Quarterfinals
  • Semifinals
  • Bronze Medal Match
  • Team Roster

GymnasticsEdit

JudoEdit

Modern pentathlonEdit

Three male pentathletes represented Italy in 1988. Carlo Massullo won an individual silver and the team won silver too.

Men's Individual Competition:

Men's Team Competition:

  • Massullo, Masala, and Tiberti – 15571pts (→   Silver Medal)

Rhythmic gymnasticsEdit

RowingEdit

SailingEdit

ShootingEdit

SwimmingEdit

Men's 100 m Freestyle

  • Heat – 50.97 (→ did not advance, 18th place)

Men's 200 m Freestyle

  • Heat – 1:49.51
  • B-Final – 1:49.28 (→ 9th place)
  • Heat – 1:50.47
  • B-Final – scratched (→ did not advance, no ranking)

Men's 400 m Freestyle

  • Heat – 3:53.29
  • B-Final – scratched (→ did not advance, no ranking)
  • Heat – 3:56.33 (→ did not advance, 19th place)

Men's 1500 m Freestyle

  • Heat – 15:18.80 (→ did not advance, 10th place)
  • Heat – 15:36.54 (→ did not advance, 20th place)

Men's 100 m Backstroke

  • Heat – 59.48 (→ did not advance, 37th place)

Men's 200 m Backstroke

  • Heat – 2:03.63
  • B-Final – scratched (→ did not advance, no ranking)

Men's 100 m Breaststroke

  • Heat – 1:02.86
  • Final – 1:02.93 (→ 7th place)

Men's 100 m Butterfly

  • Heat – 55.83 (→ did not advance, 22nd place)
  • Heat – 56.57 (→ did not advance, 28th place)

Men's 200 m Individual Medley

  • Heat – 2:05.45
  • B-Final – 2:05.68 (→ 13th place)
  • Heat – 2:05.88 (→ did not advance, 18th place)

Men's 400 m Individual Medley

  • Heat – 4:20.43
  • Final – 4:18.01 (→   Bronze Medal)
  • Heat – 4:23.37
  • Final – 4:23.23 (→ 7th place)

Men's 4 × 100 m Freestyle Relay

  • Heat – 3:23.35
  • Final – 3:22.93 (→ 8th place)

Men's 4 × 200 m Freestyle Relay

  • Heat – 7:21.85
  • Final – 7:16.00 (→ 5th place)

Men's 4 × 100 m Medley Relay

  • Heat – 3:52.06 (→ did not advance, 15th place)


Women's 100 m Freestyle

  • Heat – 58.22 (→ did not advance, 29th place)

Women's 200 m Freestyle

  • Heat – 2:04.40 (→ did not advance, 23rd place)

Women's 400 m Freestyle

  • Heat – 4:15.40
  • B-Final – 4:14.90 (→ 14th place)

Women's 800 m Freestyle

  • Heat – 8:40.63 (→ did not advance, 12th place)

Women's 100 m Backstroke

  • Heat – 1:03.96
  • B-Final – 1:03.88 (→ 13th place)
  • Heat – 1:04.69
  • B-Final – 1:03.80 (→ 11th place)

Women's 200 m Backstroke

  • Heat – 2:17.35
  • B-Final – 2:18.69 (→ 13th place)

Women's 100 m Breaststroke

  • Heat – 1:11.25
  • B-Final – 1:10.95 (→ 12th place)

Women's 200 m Breaststroke

  • Heat – 2:30.60
  • Final – 2:29.86 (→ 8th place)
  • Heat – 2:32.77
  • B-Final – 2:31.19 (→ 12th place)

Women's 100 m Butterfly

  • Heat – 1:02.07
  • B-Final – 1:02.78 (→ 16th place)
  • Heat – 1:03.91 (→ did not advance, 24th place)

Women's 200 m Individual Medley

  • Heat – 2:19.62
  • B-Final – 2:19.63 (→ 13th place)
  • Heat – 2:22.85 (→ did not advance, 25th place)

Women's 400 m Individual Medley

  • Heat – 4:49.20
  • B-Final – 4:49.53 (→ 9th place)

Women's 4 × 100 m Medley Relay

  • Heat – 4:14.68
  • Final – 4:13.85 (→ 8th place)

Table tennisEdit

TennisEdit

Men's Singles Competition

  • First round — Defeated Francisco Maciel (Mexico) 4-6 2-6 7-6 7-6 8-6
  • Second round — Lost to Tim Mayotte (United States) 6-2 2-6 4-6 0-6
  • First round — Lost to Guy Forget (France) 2-6 0-6 3-6


Women's Singles Competition

  • First Round – Bye
  • Second Round – Lost to Chris Evert (USA) 2-6 2-6

VolleyballEdit

Men's Team CompetitionEdit

  • Preliminary Round (Group A)
  • Lost to Brazil (0-3)
  • Lost to Bulgaria (0-3)
  • Defeated Sweden (3-2)
  • Lost to Soviet Union (1-3)
  • Defeated South Korea (3-0)
  • Classification Matches
  • 9th/12th place: Defeated Tunisia (3-0)
  • 9th/10th place: Defeated Japan (3-2) → Ninth place
  • Team Roster

Water poloEdit

Men's Team Competition

  • Preliminary Round (Group A)
  • Drew with Soviet Union (9-9)
  • Defeated South Korea (1-11)
  • Defeated Australia (7-5)
  • Lost to West Germany (7-10)
  • Defeated France (14-8)
  • Classification Round (Group D)
  • Drew with Hungary (9-9)
  • Lost to Spain (9-11) → 7th place
  • Team Roster

WeightliftingEdit

WrestlingEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Italy at the 1988 Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Archived from the original on 2011-06-30. Retrieved 2011-07-22.

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