Seoul 1988 Summer Olympics Results – Medal Stats & Table

Seoul 1988 Summer Olympics

The Seoul 1988 Summer Olympic Games was held from 17th September to 2nd October in Seoul, South Korea. With the 8,391 Athletes in 23 sports with 237 events participated from 159 nations on that season. The grand opening ceremony Inaugurated by President Roh Tae-woo.

North Korea boycotted as well as Cuba, Ethiopia, Albania and Seychelles didn’t respond the IOC’s invitations. In that season, six sports were demonstrated for the first time. Those were –

  1. Badminton,
  2. Baseball,
  3. Bowling,
  4. Judo,
  5. Taekwondo,
  6. Wheelchair racing.

Hodori was the official mascot for the Seoul 1988 Summer Olympic Games, and it was designed by Kim Hyun. That was the symbolic portraying of friendly and hospitality of the Korean traditions.

NBC was the official broadcasting partner from the United States. From their live telecasting service, fans and supporters enjoyed that season very much.

Summer Olympic Games

Seoul 1988 Summer Olympics – Results – Medalist – Medal Table

In Seoul 1988 Summer Olympics, the Soviet Union was the top-ranked medalist on the medal table with 55 gold medals, 31 silver medals and 46 bronze medals. If you see the table below, you notice East Germany was ranked the 2nd position and the United States was ranked 3rd position on the medallist.

Here we created a table for you. Those all data are collected from authentic sources.

RankNationsGold MetalsSilver MedalsBronze MedalsTotal
1Soviet Union553146132
2East Germany373530102
3United States36312794
4South Korea12101133
5West Germany11141540
6Hungary116623
7Bulgaria10121335
8Romania711624
9France64616
10Italy64414
11China5111228
12Great Britain510924
13Kenya5229
14Japan43714
15Australia36514
16Yugoslavia34512
17Czechoslovakia3328
18New Zealand32813
19Canada32510
20Poland25916
21Norway2305
22Netherlands2259
23Denmark2114
24Brazil1236
25Finland1124
26Spain1124
27Turkey1102
28Morocco1023
29Austria1001
30Portugal1001
31Suriname1001
32Sweden04711
33Switzerland0224
34Jamaica0202
35Argentina0112
36Chile0101
37Costa Rica0101
38Indonesia0101
39Iran0101
40Netherlands Antilles0101
41Peru0101
42Senegal0101
43Virgin Islands0101
44Belgium0022
45Mexico0022
46Colombia0011
47Djibouti0011
48Greece0011
49Mongolia0011
50Pakistan0011
51Philippines0011
52Thailand0011

Team Sports Result at the Seoul 1988 Olympic Games

From the football sport, the Soviet Union was the champion – on the other hand, Brazil was the runners-up team and West Germany took the third-place.

Similarly, the Soviet Union was the champion team from the Basketball men’s event and the USA was the champion from women’s event. Runners-up team was Yugoslavia from both men’s and women’s events.

Here we putted all results of team sports at the Seoul 1988 Olympic Games. Have a look below table.

SportsChampions
(Gold Medalist)
Runners-up
(Silver Medalist)
Third-place
(Bronze Medalist)
FootballSoviet Union (Men)Brazil (Men)West Germany (Men)
BasketballSoviet Union (Men)
USA (Women)
Yugoslavia (Men)
Yugoslavia (Women)
USA (Men)
Soviet Union (Women)
Water PoloYugoslaviaUnited StatesSoviet Union
Field hockeyGreat Britain (Men)
Australia (Women)
West Germany (Men)
South Korea (Women)
Netherlands (Men)
Netherlands (Women)
HandballSoviet Union (Men)
South Korea (Women)
South Korea (Men)
Norway (Women)
Yugoslavia (Men)
Soviet Union (Women)
VolleyballUSA (Men)
Soviet Union (Women)
Soviet Union (Men)
Peru (Women)
Argentina (Men)
China (Women)

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