Athletics at the 1988 Summer Olympics – Men's discus throw

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Athletics at the
1988 Summer Olympics
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The Men's Discus Throw event at the 1988 Summer Olympics in Seoul, South Korea had an entrylist of 27 competitors, with two qualifying groups before the final (12) took place on Saturday October 1, 1988.

Medalists[edit]

Gold  Jürgen Schult
East Germany (GDR)
Silver  Romas Ubartas
Soviet Union (URS)
Bronze  Rolf Danneberg
West Germany (FRG)

Abbreviations[edit]

  • All results shown are in metres
Q automatic qualification
q qualification by rank
DNS did not start
NM no mark
OR olympic record
WR world record
AR area record
NR national record
PB personal best
SB season best

Records[edit]

Standing records prior to the 1988 Summer Olympics
World Record  Jürgen Schult (GDR) 74.08 m June 6, 1986 East Germany Neubrandenburg, East Germany
Olympic Record  Mac Wilkins (USA) 68.28 m July 24, 1976 Canada Montreal, Canada
Broken records during the 1988 Summer Olympics
Olympic Record  Jürgen Schult (GDR) 68.82 m October 1, 1988 South Korea Seoul, South Korea

Qualification[edit]

Group A[edit]

Rank Overall Athlete Attempts Distance Note
1 2 3
1 7  Mac Wilkins (USA) 62.48 X 61.34 62.48 m
2 8  Yuriy Dumchev (URS) 61.30 60.24 62.08 62.08 m
3 9  Imrich Bugár (TCH) 61.94 61.48 61.00 61.94 m
4 12  Gueorgui Gueorguiev (BUL) 59.78 61.34 X 61.34 m
5 13  Vaclavas Kidykas (URS) 58.82 60.88 X 60.88 m
6 14  Svein-Inge Valvik (NOR) 59.40 X 60.64 60.64 m
7 15  Werner Reiterer (AUS) X 57.58 59.78 59.78m
8 17  Randy Heisler (USA) X X 59.08 59.08 m
9 18  Patrick Journoud (FRA) 58.94 57.62 55.82 58.94 m
10 22  Wulf Brunner (FRG) X 57.50 X 57.50 m
11 23  Adewale Olukoju (NGR) 51.38 54.44 47.60 54.44 m
12 25  Henry Smith (SAM) 47.96 49.40 48.98 49.40 m
13 26  Min Se-Hoon (KOR) X 46.52 47.84 47.84 m
 Ibrahim Mohamed Al-Ouiran (KSA) X X X NM
 Eggert Bogason (ISL) X X X NM

Group B[edit]

Rank Overall Athlete Attempts Distance Note
1 2 3
1 1  Rolf Danneberg (FRG) 65.70 65.70 m
2 2  Romas Ubartas (URS) 65.58 65.58 m
3 3  Jürgen Schult (GDR) 64.70 64.70 m
4 4  Knut Hjeltnes (NOR) 63.50 62.66 X 63.50 m
5 5  Gejza Valent (TCH) 61.88 62.84 63.46 63.46 m
6 6  Mike Buncic (USA) X 63.16 X 63.16 m
7 10  Erik de Bruin (NED) 58.56 60.72 61.66 61.66 m
8 11  Alois Hannecker (FRG) 61.44 X X 61.44 m
9 16  Bradley Cooper (BAH) 59.74 56.88 56.44 59.74 m
10 19  Vésteinn Hafsteinsson (ISL) 58.94 57.10 55.70 58.94 m
11 20  Paul Mardle (GBR) 57.18 56.06 58.28 58.28 m
12 21  Ray Lazdins (CAN) 57.94 X X 57.94 m
13 24  Ramón Jiménez Gaona (PAR) 50.18 48.80 50.90 50.90 m
 Mohamed Hamed Naguib (EGY) X X X NM

Final[edit]

Rank Athlete Attempts Distance Note
1 2 3 4 5 6
1  Jürgen Schult (GDR) 68.82 67.92 65.76 68.18 65.70 68.26 68.82 m OR
2  Romas Ubartas (URS) 66.86 66.20 66.24 64.40 63.74 67.48 67.48 m
3  Rolf Danneberg (FRG) 65.58 63.60 X 63.88 67.38 62.56 67.38 m
4  Yuriy Dumchev (URS) 64.00 63.74 63.54 63.66 62.86 66.42 66.42 m
5  Mac Wilkins (USA) 61.88 X 65.12 63.84 65.90 62.96 65.90 m
6  Gejza Valent (TCH) X 63.36 62.46 62.80 64.28 65.80 65.80 m
7  Knut Hjeltnes (NOR) 63.30 X 64.10 64.94 63.22 X 64.94 m
8  Alois Hannecker (FRG) 60.28 62.50 63.28 60.94 61.54 X 64.94 m
9  Erik de Bruin (NED) 63.06 X X 63.06 m
10  Mike Buncic (USA) 62.46 X X 62.46 m
11  Gueorgui Gueorguiev (BUL) 61.24 61.12 59.66 61.24 m
12  Imrich Bugár (TCH) 59.60 X 60.88 60.88 m

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