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Japan at the 1988 Summer Olympics

Japan competed at the 1988 Summer Olympics in Seoul, Korea. 255 competitors, 186 men and 69 women, took part in 166 events in 23 sports.[1]

Japan at the
1988 Summer Olympics
Flag of Japan (1870-1999).svg
IOC code JPN
NOC Japanese Olympic Committee
Website www.joc.or.jp (in Japanese) (in English)
in Seoul
Competitors 255 (186 men and 69 women) in 23 sports
Flag bearer Mikako Kotani
Medals
Ranked 14th
Gold Silver Bronze Total
4 3 7 14
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)

Contents

MedalistsEdit

  GoldEdit

  SilverEdit

  • Tomoko Hasegawa — Shooting, 25 m pistol (30+30 shots) Women
  • Akira Ota — Wrestling, Men's Freestyle Light-Heavyweight (90 kg)
  • Atsuji Miyahara — Wrestling, Men's Greco-RomanFlyweight (52 kg)

  BronzeEdit

ArcheryEdit

In their fourth Olympic archery competition, Japan was unable to win any medals. Defending bronze medallist Hiroshi Yamamoto placed eighth, the only individual archer to make the finals. The men's team placed sixth overall, while the women's team was last place.

Women's Individual Competition:

Men's Individual Competition:

Women's Team Competition:

  • Oki, Nakagomi, and Kitahara — Preliminary round (→ 15th place)

Men's Team Competition:

  • Yamamoto, Matsushita, and Furuhashi — Final (→ 6th place)

AthleticsEdit

Men's 100 metres

Men's 200 metres

Men's 400 metres

Men's 5,000 metres

Men's 10,000 metres

  • Heat — 28:16.43
  • Final — 28:09.70 (→ 14th place)
  • Heat — 28:26.04
  • Final — 29:04.44 (→ 17th place)
  • Heat — did not finish (→ did not advance)

Men's Marathon

  • Final — 2:11:05 (→ 4th place)
  • Final — 2:13:41 (→ 9th place)
  • Final — 2:15:42 (→ 17th place)

Men's 4 × 100 m Relay

  • Heat — 39.70
  • Semi Final — 38.90 (→ did not advance)

Men's 4 × 400 m Relay

  • Heat — 3:05.63
  • Semi Final — 3:03.80 (→ did not advance)

Men's Long Jump

  • Qualification — 7.48m (→ did not advance)
  • Qualification — NM (→ did not advance)

Men's Triple Jump

Men's Javelin Throw

  • Qualification — 77.46m (→ did not advance)
  • Qualification — 76.90m (→ did not advance)

Men's 20 km Walk

  • Final — 1:24:08 (→ 26th place)
  • Final — 1:32:46 (→ 47th place)

Men's 50 km Walk

  • Final — 4'03:12 (→ 31st place)


Women's 10,000 metres

Women's Marathon

  • Final — 2:34:41 (→ 25th place)
  • Final — 2:35:15 (→ 28th place)
  • Final — 2:35:26 (→ 29th place)

Women's High Jump

Women's Javelin Throw

  • Qualification — 56.26m (→ did not advance)

BoxingEdit

Men's Light Flyweight (– 48 kg)

CanoeingEdit

CyclingEdit

DivingEdit

EquestrianismEdit

FencingEdit

GymnasticsEdit

HandballEdit

Men's Team CompetitionEdit

  • Preliminary Round (Group B)
  • vs East Germany (18 — 25)
  • vs Spain (19 — 25)
  • vs Hungary (19 — 22)
  • vs South Korea (24 — 33)
  • vs Czechoslovakia (17 — 21)
  • Classification Match
  • 11th/12th place: vs United States 24 — 21 (→ 11th place)
  • Team Roster

JudoEdit

Modern pentathlonEdit

Three male pentathletes represented Japan in 1988.

Men's Individual Competition:

Men's Team Competition:

  • Saito, Miwa, and Izumikawa — 13120pts (→ 17th place)

Rhythmic gymnasticsEdit

RowingEdit

SailingEdit

ShootingEdit

SwimmingEdit

Men's 100 m Freestyle

  • Heat — 52.08 (→ did not advance, 32nd place)

Men's 200 m Freestyle

  • Heat — 1:51.14
  • B-Final — 1:51.89 (→ 15th place)

Men's 400 m Freestyle

  • Heat — 4:02.02 (→ did not advance, 32nd place)
  • Heat — 4:05.68 (→ did not advance, 38th place)

Men's 1500 m Freestyle

  • Heat — 15:47.35 (→ did not advance, 25th place)
  • Heat — 15:52.06 (→ did not advance, 27th place)

Men's 100 m Backstroke

  • Heat — 55.90
  • Final — 55.05 (→   Gold Medal)
  • Heat — 57.54
  • B-Final — 57.13 (→ 12th place)

Men's 200 m Backstroke

  • Heat — 2:03.36
  • B-Final — 2:04.67 (→ 15th place)
  • Heat — 2:09.16 (→ did not advance, 32nd place)

Men's 100 m Breaststroke

  • Heat — 1:04.02
  • B-Final — 1:03.89 (→ 13th place)
  • Heat — 1:04.35 (→ did not advance, 18th place)

Men's 200 m Breaststroke

  • Heat — 2:17.69
  • B-Final — 2:18.03 (→ 10th place)
  • Heat — 2:22.23 (→ did not advance, 30th place)

Men's 100 m Butterfly

  • Heat — 54.82
  • B-Final — 54.98 (→ 14th place)
  • Heat — 56.19 (→ did not advance, 24th place)

Men's 200 m Butterfly

  • Heat — 2:01.42
  • B-Final — 2:02.18 (→ 15th place)
  • Heat — 2:02.30 (→ did not advance, 19th place)

Men's 200 m Individual Medley

  • Heat — 2:07.23 (→ did not advance, 19th place)
  • Heat — 2:08.11 (→ did not advance, 22nd place)

Men's 400 m Individual Medley

  • Heat — 4:28.11 (→ did not advance, 17th place)
  • Heat — 4:33.03 (→ did not advance, 25th place)

Men's 4 × 100 m Medley Relay

  • Heat — 3:46.88
  • Final — 3:44.36 (→ 5th place)

Women's 50 m Freestyle

  • Heat — 26.44
  • B-Final — 26.45 (→ 12th place)
  • Heat — 26.61 (→ did not advance, 20th place)

Women's 100 m Freestyle

  • Heat — 57.29
  • B-Final — 56.72 (→ 10th place)
  • Heat — 58.40 (→ did not advance, 32nd place)

Women's 200 m Freestyle

  • Heat — 2:01.76
  • B-Final — 2:02.31 (→ 14th place)
  • Heat — 2:06.18 (→ did not advance, 29th place)

Women's 400 m Freestyle

  • Heat — 4:15.51
  • B-Final — 4:15.59 (→ 15th place)
  • Heat — 4:17.30 (→ did not advance, 19th place)

Women's 800 m Freestyle

  • Heat — 8:39.55 (→ did not advance, 11th place)

Women's 100 m Backstroke

  • Heat — 1:05.38 (→ did not advance, 24th place)
  • Heat — 1:06.14 (→ did not advance, 26th place)

Women's 200 m Backstroke

  • Heat — 2:18.74
  • B-Final — 2:18.78 (→ 14th place)
  • Heat — 2:21.46 (→ did not advance, 20th place)

Women's 100 m Breaststroke

  • Heat — 1:13.36 (→ did not advance, 24th place)
  • Heat — 1:16.63 (→ did not advance, 26th place)

Women's 200 m Breaststroke

  • Heat — 2:35.81 (→ did not advance, 19th place)
  • Heat — 2:37.44 (→ did not advance, 23rd place)

Women's 100 m Butterfly

  • Heat — 1:02.04
  • B-Final — 1:01.80 (→ 10th place)
  • Heat — 1:02.35
  • B-Final — 1:02.53 (→ 14th place)

Women's 200 m Butterfly

  • Heat — 2:12.68
  • Final — 2:11.62 (→ 6th place)
  • Heat — 2:15.41
  • B-Final — 2:15.61 (→ 14th place)

Women's 200 m Individual Medley

  • Heat — 2:20.20
  • B-Final — 2:20.43 (→ 16th place)
  • Heat — 2:22.59 (→ did not advance, 22nd place)

Women's 400 m Individual Medley

  • Heat — 4:55.31 (→ did not advance, 19th place)
  • Heat — 5:00.92 (→ did not advance, 23rd place)

Women's 4 × 100 m Medley Relay

  • Heat — 4:18.88 (→ did not advance, 12th place)

Synchronized swimmingEdit

Table tennisEdit

TennisEdit

Women's Singles Competition

  • First Round — Lost to Il-Soon Kim (South Korea) 3-6, 6-3, 5-7

VolleyballEdit

Men's Team CompetitionEdit

  • Preliminary Round (Group B)
  • Lost to United States (0-3)
  • Lost to Argentina (1-3)
  • Lost to France (1-3)
  • Defeated Tunisia (3-0)
  • Lost to the Netherlands (0-3)
  • Classification Matches
  • 9th/12th place: Defeated South Korea (3-2)
  • 9th/10th place: Lost to Italy (2-3) → Tenth place
  • Team Roster

Women's Team CompetitionEdit

  • Preliminary Round (Group A)
  • Defeated Soviet Union (3-2)
  • Lost to East Germany (2-3)
  • Defeated South Korea (3-1)
  • Semi Finals
  • Lost to Peru (2-3)
  • Final
  • Lost to PR China (0-3) → Fourth place
  • Team Roster

WeightliftingEdit

WrestlingEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Japan at the 1988 Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Archived from the original on 2011-06-30. Retrieved 2011-07-23.