Weightlifting at the 1988 Summer Olympics

The weightlifting competition at the 1988 Summer Olympics in Seoul consisted of ten weight classes, all for men only.[1]

Weightlifting
at the Games of the XXIV Olympiad
Weightlifting pictogram.svg
VenueOlympic Weightlifting Gymnasium
Dates18–29 September 1988
Competitors226 from 62 nations
← 1984
1992 →

Medal summaryEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
52 kg
details
Sevdalin Marinov
  Bulgaria
Chun Byung-Kwan
  South Korea
He Zhuoqiang
  China
56 kg
details
Oksen Mirzoyan
  Soviet Union 1
He Yingqiang
  China
Liu Shoubin
  China
60 kg
details
Naim Süleymanoğlu
  Turkey
Stefan Topurov
  Bulgaria
Ye Huanming
  China
67.5 kg
details
Joachim Kunz
  East Germany 2
Israel Militosyan
  Soviet Union
Li Jinhe
  China
75 kg
details
Borislav Gidikov
  Bulgaria
Ingo Steinhöfel
  East Germany
Aleksandar Varbanov
  Bulgaria
82.5 kg
details
Israil Arsamakov
  Soviet Union
István Messzi
  Hungary
Lee Hyung-kun
  South Korea
90 kg
details
Anatoly Khrapaty
  Soviet Union
Nail Mukhamedyarov
  Soviet Union
Sławomir Zawada
  Poland
100 kg
details
Pavel Kuznetsov
  Soviet Union
Nicu Vlad
  Romania 3
Peter Immesberger
  West Germany
110 kg
details
Yury Zakharevich
  Soviet Union
József Jacsó
  Hungary
Ronny Weller
  East Germany
+110 kg
details
Aleksandr Kurlovich
  Soviet Union
Manfred Nerlinger
  West Germany
Martin Zawieja
  West Germany

1 Mitko Grablev of Bulgaria originally won the gold medal, but he was disqualified after he tested positive for furosemide.
2 Angel Guenchev of Bulgaria originally won the gold medal, but he was disqualified after he tested positive for furosemide.[2]
3 Andor Szanyi of Hungary originally won the silver medal, but was disqualified after he tested positive for stanozolol.

Medal tableEdit

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1  Soviet Union (URS)6208
2  Bulgaria (BUL)2114
3  East Germany (GDR)1113
4  Turkey (TUR)1001
5  Hungary (HUN)0202
6  China (CHN)0145
7  West Germany (FRG)0123
8  South Korea (KOR)0112
9  Romania (ROU)0101
10  Poland (POL)0011
Totals (10 nations)10101030

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Weightlifting at the 1988 Seoul Summer Games". Sports Reference. Archived from the original on 17 April 2020. Retrieved 20 January 2020.
  2. ^ "THE SEOUL OLYMPICS: Weight Lifting; Team Lifted After 2d Drug Test Is Failed". The New York Times. 24 September 1988.

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