Weightlifting at the 1988 Summer Olympics – Men's 60 kg
The men's 60 kg weightlifting event was one of the events at the weightlifting competition of the 1988 Summer Olympics, limiting competitors to a maximum of 60 kilograms of body mass. The competition took place on September 20, and participants were divided in two groups.
|Men's 60 kg|
at the Games of the XXIV Olympiad
|Venue||Olympic Weightlifting Gymnasium|
|Competitors||17 from 14 nations|
Each lifter performed in both the snatch and clean and jerk lifts, with the final score being the sum of the lifter's best result in each. The athlete received three attempts in each of the two lifts; the score for the lift was the heaviest weight successfully lifted.
Naim Süleymanoğlu, who previously competed for Bulgaria under the name Naum Shalamanov, competed for the first time in the Olympics as a Turkish citizen after Bulgarian government received over a million US dollars to allow him compete.
|Rank||Athlete||Group||Body weight||Snatch (kg)||Clean & Jerk (kg)||Total|
|Naim Süleymanoğlu (TUR)||A||59.70||145||150.5||152.5||152.5||175||188.5||190||190||342.5 WR,OR|
|Stefan Topurov (BUL)||A||59.70||137.5||137.5||165||175||—||175||312.5|
|Ye Huanming (CHN)||A||59.70||127.5||127.5||155||160||160||287.5|
|4||Min Joon-ki (KOR)||A||59.60||120||125||125||155||155||280|
|5||Yosuke Muraki (JPN)||A||59.30||120||125||127.5||127.5||150||150||277.5|
|6||Giannis Sidiropoulos (GRE)||B||59.45||115||120||120||145||145||265|
|7||Kazushige Oguri (JPN)||A||59.60||117.5||117.5||137.5||142.5||142.5||260|
|8||Tolentino Murillo (COL)||B||59.75||115||120||120||135||140||140||260|
|9||John Salazar (COL)||B||59.80||105||110||110||142.5||150||150||260|
|10||Angel Arroyo (PUR)||B||59.70||95||100||100||130||135||135||235|
|11||Juma Abudu (KEN)||B||59.80||80||90||90||110||110||200|
|—||Wang Caixi (CHN)||A||59.35||125||125||—||—|
|—||Joe Garcia (ECU)||B||59.40||105||105||—||—|
|—||Lionel Gondran (FRA)||B||59.75||110||115||115||—||—|
|—||Dionisio Muñoz (ESP)||A||59.30||—||—||—||—||—||—|
|—||Attila Czanka (ROU)||A||59.80||—||—||—||—||—||—|
|—||Catur Mei Studi (INA)||B||59.65||—||—||—||—||—||—||—|
- "Weightlifting at the 1988 Seoul Summer Games: Men's Featherweight". Sports Reference. Retrieved 26 August 2015.