Table tennis at the 1988 Summer Olympics

Table tennis was first included in the Olympic program at the 1988 Summer Olympics in Seoul, with four events contested.[1]

Table tennis
at the Games of the XXIV Olympiad
VenueSeoul National University Gymnasium
Dates23 September to 1 October 1988
Competitors129 from 41 nations
1992 →

Participating nationsEdit

A total of 129 athletes (81 men and 48 women), representing 41 NOCs, competed in four events.[2]

Medal summaryEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Men's singles
Yoo Nam-Kyu
  South Korea
Kim Ki-Taik
  South Korea
Erik Lindh
Men's doubles
  Chen Longcan
and Wei Qingguang (CHN)
  Ilija Lupulesku
and Zoran Primorac (YUG)
  Ahn Jae-Hyung
and Yoo Nam-Kyu (KOR)
Women's singles
Chen Jing
Li Huifen
Jiao Zhimin
Women's doubles
  Hyun Jung-Hwa
and Yang Young-Ja (KOR)
  Chen Jing
and Jiao Zhimin (CHN)
  Jasna Fazlić
and Gordana Perkučin (YUG)

Medal tableEdit

1  China2215
2  South Korea2114
3  Yugoslavia0112
4  Sweden0011
Totals (4 entries)44412


  1. ^ "Table Tennis at the 1988 Summer Olympics". Olympedia. Retrieved 13 July 2020.
  2. ^ "Athlete count for Table Tennis". Olympedia. Retrieved 30 October 2021.