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Wrestling at the 1988 Summer Olympics

At the 1988 Summer Olympics in Seoul, 20 wrestling events were contested, for all men only. There were 10 weight classes in each of the freestyle wrestling and Greco-Roman wrestling disciplines.[1]

Wrestling
at the Games of the XXIV Olympiad
Wrestling pictogram.svg
VenueSangmu Gymnasium
Dates18 September – 1 October
Competitors429 from 69 nations
← 1984
1992 →

Medal summaryEdit

FreestyleEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
48 kg
details
Takashi Kobayashi
  Japan
Ivan Tzonov
  Bulgaria
Sergei Karamchakov
  Soviet Union
52 kg
details
Mitsuru Sato
  Japan
Šaban Trstena
  Yugoslavia
Vladimir Toguzov
  Soviet Union
57 kg
details
Sergei Beloglazov
  Soviet Union
Askari Mohammadian
  Iran
Noh Kyung-sun
  South Korea
62 kg
details
John Smith
  United States
Stepan Sarkisyan
  Soviet Union
Simeon Shterev
  Bulgaria
68 kg
details
Arsen Fadzayev
  Soviet Union
Park Jang-soon
  South Korea
Nate Carr
  United States
74 kg
details
Kenny Monday
  United States
Adlan Varayev
  Soviet Union
Rahmat Sofiadi
  Bulgaria
82 kg
details
Han Myung-woo
  South Korea
Necmi Gençalp
  Turkey
Jozef Lohyňa
  Czechoslovakia
90 kg
details
Makharbek Khadartsev
  Soviet Union
Akira Ota
  Japan
Kim Tae-woo
  South Korea
100 kg
details
Vasile Puşcaşu
  Romania
Leri Khabelov
  Soviet Union
William Scherr
  United States
130 kg
details
David Gobejishvili
  Soviet Union
Bruce Baumgartner
  United States
Andreas Schröder
  East Germany

Greco-RomanEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
48 kg
details
Vincenzo Maenza
  Italy
Andrzej Głąb
  Poland
Bratan Tzenov
  Bulgaria
52 kg
details
Jon Rønningen
  Norway
Atsuji Miyahara
  Japan
Lee Jae-suk
  South Korea
57 kg
details
András Sike
  Hungary
Stoyan Balov
  Bulgaria
Charalambos Cholidis
  Greece
62 kg
details
Kamandar Madzhidov
  Soviet Union
Zhivko Vangelov
  Bulgaria
An Dae-hyun
  South Korea
68 kg
details
Levon Julfalakyan
  Soviet Union
Kim Sung-moon
  South Korea
Tapio Sipilä
  Finland
74 kg
details
Kim Young-nam
  South Korea
Daulet Turlykhanov
  Soviet Union
Józef Tracz
  Poland
82 kg
details
Mikhail Mamiashvili
  Soviet Union
Tibor Komáromi
  Hungary
Kim Sang-kyu
  South Korea
90 kg
details
Atanas Komchev
  Bulgaria
Harri Koskela
  Finland
Vladimir Popov
  Soviet Union
100 kg
details
Andrzej Wroński
  Poland
Gerhard Himmel
  West Germany
Dennis Koslowski
  United States
130 kg
details
Aleksandr Karelin
  Soviet Union
Rangel Gerovski
  Bulgaria
Tomas Johansson
  Sweden

Medal tableEdit

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1  Soviet Union (URS)84315
2  South Korea (KOR)2259
3  Japan (JPN)2204
4  United States (USA)2136
5  Bulgaria (BUL)1438
6  Poland (POL)1113
7  Hungary (HUN)1102
8  Italy (ITA)1001
  Norway (NOR)1001
  Romania (ROU)1001
11  Finland (FIN)0112
12  Iran (IRI)0101
  Turkey (TUR)0101
  West Germany (FRG)0101
  Yugoslavia (YUG)0101
16  Czechoslovakia (TCH)0011
  East Germany (GDR)0011
  Greece (GRE)0011
  Sweden (SWE)0011
Totals (19 nations)20202060


Participating nationsEdit

A total of 429 wrestlers from 69 nations competed at the Seoul Games:[1]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Wrestling at the 1988 Seoul Summer Games". Sports Reference. Retrieved 18 April 2019.

External linksEdit