El Salvador at the 1988 Summer Olympics

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El Salvador at the Olympic Games

Flag of El Salvador
IOC code  ESA
NOC Comité Olímpico de El Salvador
Website www.somosazulyblanco.com (Spanish)
At the 1988 Summer Olympics in Seoul
Competitors 5 (4 men and 1 woman) in 3 sports
Flag bearer Gustavo Manzur
Medals Gold
0
Silver
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Bronze
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Total
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Olympic history (summary)
Summer Games

El Salvador competed at the 1988 Summer Olympics in Seoul, South Korea, from 17 September to 2 October 1988. This was the nation's fourth appearance at the Olympics.

Comité Olímpico de El Salvador sent a total of 6 athletes to the Games, 5 men and 1 women, to compete in 4 sports. Wrestler Gustavo Manzur was chosen to carry his nation's flag during the opening ceremony.

Competitors[edit]

Comité Olímpico de El Salvador selected a team of 6 athletes, 5 men and 1 women, to compete in 4 sports.[1] Wrestler Gustavo Manzur, at age 28, was the oldest athlete of the team, while boxer Donald Martínez was the youngest at age 17.

The following is the list of number of competitors participating in the Games.

Sport Men Women Total
Athletics 1 1 2
Boxing 2 0 2
Judo 1 0 1
Wrestling 1 0 1
Total 5 1 6

Athletics[edit]

Men
Combined events
Athlete Event 100 m LJ SP HJ 400 m 110H DT PV JT 1500 m Final Rank
Santiago Mellado Decathlon Result 11.33 6.83 11.63 2.06 48.37 15.39 37.52 4.60 55.42 4:30.07 7517 26
Points 789 774 584 859 891 803 614 790 669 744
Women
Track & road events
Athlete Event Final
Result Rank
Kriscia Lorena García Marathon 3:04:21 58

Boxing[edit]

Men
Athlete Event Round of 64 Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Henry Martínez Light Flyweight  Cheikh (ALG)
W 5–0
 Demberel (MGL)
W (walk-over)
 Marinov (BUL)
L 0–5
Did not advance
Francisco Avelar Featherweight BYE  Achik (MAR)
L 1–4
Did not advance

Judo[edit]

Men
Athlete Event Preliminary Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Repechage 1 Repechage 2 Repechage 3 Final / BM
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
Fredy Torres 71 kg BYE  Giorgi Tenadze (URS)
L
Did not advance =33

Wrestling[edit]

Men's Freestyle
Athlete Event Eliminatory round Final Rank
Round 1 Round 2 Round 3 Round 4 Round 5 Round 6 / 7
Gustavo Manzur 68 kg  El-Khodary (EGY)
L 19–3
 Wattar (SYR)
L 3–16
Did not advance AC
Men's Greco-Roman
Athlete Event Eliminatory round Final Rank
Round 1 Round 2 Round 3 Round 4 Round 5 Round 6 / 7
Gustavo Manzur 68 kg  Souaken (MAR)
L 5:40
 Sipilä (FIN)
L 0–15
Did not advance AC

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "El Salvador at the 1988 Seoul Summer Games." Sports-Reference.com. Retrieved on 17 March 2014.