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West Germany at the 1988 Summer Olympics

West Germany (Federal Republic of Germany) competed at the Olympic Games for the last time as an independent nation at the 1988 Summer Olympics in Seoul, South Korea. Following German reunification in 1990, a single German team would compete in the 1992 Summer Olympics. 347 competitors, 244 men and 103 women, took part in 194 events in 24 sports.[1]

West Germany at the
1988 Summer Olympics
Flag of Germany.svg
IOC code FRG
in Seoul
Competitors 347 (244 men, 103 women) in 24 sports
Flag bearer Reiner Klimke (equestrianism)
Medals
Ranked 5th
Gold Silver Bronze Total
11 14 15 40
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)
Other related appearances
 Germany (1896–1936, 1952, 1992–)
 Saar (1952)
 United Team of Germany (1956–1964)

Contents

MedalistsEdit

  GoldEdit

  SilverEdit

  BronzeEdit

ArcheryEdit

In West Germany's fourth archery competition, the six archers were not as successful as the German team had been four years earlier, but nevertheless qualified two individuals for the semifinals and ended up with 6th places in both the women's team and women's individual events.

Women's Individual Competition:

Men's Individual Competition:

  • Detlef Kahlert – Semifinal (→ 12th place)
  • Manfred Barth – Preliminary Round (→ 54th place)
  • B. Schulkowski – Preliminary Round (→ 59th place)

Women's Team Competition:

  • Kriz, Oeckl, and Haas – Final (→ 6th place)

Men's Team Competition:

  • Kahlert, Barth, and Schulkowski – Preliminary Round (→ 18th place)

AthleticsEdit

Men's 5.000 metres

  • First Round — 13:58.58
  • Semi Final — 13:22.71
  • Final — 13:15.52 (→   Silver Medal)

Men's Marathon

  • Final — 2:16.54 (→ 23rd place)

Men's 4 × 100 m Relay

  • Heat — 39.01
  • Semi Final — 38.75
  • Final — 38.55 (→ 6th place)

Men's 4 × 400 m Relay

  • Heat — 3:03.90
  • Semi Final — 3:00.66
  • Final — 3:00.56 (→   Bronze Medal)

Men's 3.000m Steeplechase

  • Heat — 8:36.37
  • Semi Final — 8:25.19 (→ did not advance)

Men's Javelin Throw

  • Qualification — 80.52m
  • Final — 82.72m (→ 4th place)

Men's Discus Throw

  • Qualifying Heat – 65.70m
  • Final – 67.38m (→   Bronze Medal)
  • Qualifying Heat – 61.44m
  • Final – 64.94m (→ 8th place)
  • Qualifying Heat – 57.50m (→ did not advance)

Men's Hammer Throw

  • Qualifying Heat — 77.24m
  • Final — 79.16m (→ 5th place)
  • Qualifying Heat — 75.84m (→ did not advance)


Women's 4 × 400 m Relay

  • Heat — 3:27.75
  • Final — 3:22.49 (→ 4th place)

Women's Marathon

  • Final — 2"34.26 (→ 21st place)
  • Final — 2"35.11 (→ 27th place)

Women's Javelin Throw

  • Qualification – 63.32m
  • Final – 60.76m (→ 8th place)
  • Qualification – 60.20m (→ did not advance)

Women's Shot Put

  • Qualification – 20.39m
  • Final – 20.27m (→ 5th place)
  • Qualification – 19.06m (→ did not advance)

Women's Heptathlon

  • Final Result — 6109 points (→ 14th place)
  • Final Result — 2513 points (→ 27th place)

BoxingEdit

Men's Light Heavyweight (– 81 kg)

Men's Super Heavyweight (+ 91 kg)

CanoeingEdit

CyclingEdit

Fifteen cyclists, twelve men and three women, represented West Germany in 1988.

Men's road race
Men's team time trial
Men's sprint
Men's 1 km time trial
Men's individual pursuit
Men's team pursuit
Men's points race
Women's road race

DivingEdit

EquestrianismEdit

FencingEdit

FootballEdit

  • Preliminary Round (Group A)
  • Quarter Finals
  • Semi Finals
  • West Germany – Brazil 1-1 (Brazil won 3-2 in penalty shootout)
  • Bronze Medal Game
  • Team Roster

GymnasticsEdit

HockeyEdit

Men's Team CompetitionEdit

  • Preliminary Round (Group B)
  • Semi Finals
  • Final
  • Team Roster

Women's Team CompetitionEdit

  • Preliminary Round (Group B)
  • Classification Matches
  • 5th-8th place: West Germany – United States 2-1
  • 5th-6th place: West Germany – Canada 4-2 (→ Fifth place)
  • Team Roster

JudoEdit

Modern pentathlonEdit

Three male pentathletes represented West Germany in 1988.

Men's Individual Competition:

Men's Team Competition:

  • Marsollek, Zimmermann, and Knappheide – 14511 pts (→ 10th place)

Rhythmic gymnasticsEdit

RowingEdit

SailingEdit

ShootingEdit

SwimmingEdit

Men's 50 m Freestyle

Men's 100 m Freestyle

Men's 200 m Freestyle

Men's 400 m Freestyle

  • Stefan Pfeiffer
    1. Heat – 3:49.52
    2. Final – 3:49.96 (→ 6th place)
  • Rainer Henkel
    1. Heat – 3:51.50
    2. B-Final – scratched (→ did not advance, no ranking)

Men's 1500 m Freestyle

Men's 100 m Backstroke

Men's 200 m Backstroke

Men's 100 m Breaststroke

Men's 200 m Breaststroke

Men's 100 m Butterfly

Men's 200 m Butterfly

Men's 200 m Individual Medley

Men's 400 m Individual Medley

Men's 4 × 100 m Freestyle Relay

Men's 4 × 200 m Freestyle Relay

Men's 4 × 100 m Medley Relay

Women's 50 m Freestyle

Women's 100 m Freestyle

Women's 200 m Freestyle

Women's 400 m Freestyle

Women's 800 m Freestyle

Women's 100 m Backstroke

Women's 200 m Backstroke

Women's 100 m Breaststroke

  • Britta Dahm
    1. Heat – 1:12.98 (→ did not advance, 22nd place)

Women's 200 m Breaststroke

  • Britta Dahm
    1. Heat – 2:35.06 (→ did not advance, 17th place)
  • Heike Esser
    1. Heat – 2:41.34 (→ did not advance, 34th place)

Women's 100 m Butterfly

  • Gabi Rehaa
    1. Heat – 1:02.27
    2. B-Final – 1:02.63 (→ 15th place)
  • Ina Beyermann
    1. Heat – 1:02.85 (→ did not advance, 19th place)

Women's 200 m Butterfly

  • Ina Beyermann
    1. Heat – 2:13.56
    2. B-Final – 2:13.74 (→ 10th place)
  • Gabi Rehaa
    1. Heat – 2:13.09
    2. B-Final – 2:14.20 (→ 11th place)

Women's 200 m Individual Medley

Women's 4 × 100 m Freestyle Relay

Women's 400 m Individual Medley

Women's 4 × 100 m Medley Relay

Synchronized swimmingEdit

Table tennisEdit

TennisEdit

Men's Singles Competition


Women's Singles Competition

Water poloEdit

Men's Team Competition

  • Preliminary Round (Group A)
  • Semi Finals
  • Bronze Medal Match
  • Team Roster

WeightliftingEdit

WrestlingEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "West Germany at the 1988 Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 2011-07-30.