Hungary at the 1988 Summer Olympics

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Hungary at the Olympic Games

Flag of Hungary
IOC code  HUN
NOC Hungarian Olympic Committee
Website www.mob.hu (Hungarian) (English)
At the 1988 Summer Olympics in Seoul
Competitors 188 (152 men and 36 women) in 20 sports
Flag bearer István Vaskuti
Medals
Rank: 6
Gold
11
Silver
6
Bronze
6
Total
23
Olympic history (summary)
Summer Games
Winter Games
Intercalated Games
1906

Hungary competed at the 1988 Summer Olympics in Seoul, Korea. The nation returned after the boycott of the Soviet-bloc of the 1984 Summer Olympics. 188 competitors, 152 men and 36 women, took part in 135 events in 20 sports.[1]

Medalists[edit]

Gold medal.svg Gold[edit]

Silver medal.svg Silver[edit]

Bronze medal.svg Bronze[edit]

Athletics[edit]

Men's 100 metres

Men's 200 metres

Men's 110 metres Hurdles

Men's 4×100 metres Relay

Men's 3,000m Steeplechase

  • Heat — did not start (→ did not advance)

Men's Long Jump

  • Qualification — 7.91m
  • Final — 8.00m (→ 6th place)

Men's Pole Vault

Men's Hammer Throw

  • Qualification — 77.12m
  • Final — 78.36m (→ 6th place)
  • Qualification — 76.24m
  • Final — 77.04m (→ 7th place)
  • Qualification — 74.30m (→ did not advance)

Men's Decathlon

  1. 100 metres — 11.02s
  2. Long Jump — 7.29m
  3. Shot Put — 12.92m
  4. High Jump — 2.06m
  5. 400 metres — 48.23s
  6. 110m Hurdles — 14.96s
  7. Discus Throw — 39.54m
  8. Pole Vault — 5.00m
  9. Javelin Throw — 56.80m
  10. 1.500 metres — 4:17.85s

Men's 20 km Walk

  • Final — 1:23:18 (→ 21st place)

Men's 50 km Walk

  • Final — did not finish (→ no ranking)


Women's Marathon

  • Final — 2"32.26 (→ 13th place)

Women's Javelin Throw

  • Qualification — 64.30m
  • Final — 54.58m (→ 12th place)

Boxing[edit]

Men's Light Flyweight (– 48 kg)

Men's Featherweight (– 57 kg)

  • First Round — Lost to John Wanjau (Kenya) on points

Canoeing[edit]

Cycling[edit]

Diving[edit]

Fencing[edit]

20 fencers, 15 men and 5 women, represented Hungary in 1988.

Men's foil
Men's team foil
Men's épée
Men's team épée
Men's sabre
Men's team sabre
Women's foil
Women's team foil

Gymnastics[edit]

Handball[edit]

Judo[edit]

Modern pentathlon[edit]

Three male pentathletes represented Hungary in 1988. János Martinek won an individual gold and the team also won gold too.

Men's Individual Competition:

Men's Team Competition:

  • Martinek, Mizser, and Fábián — 15886 pts (→ Gold Gold Medal)

Rhythmic gymnastics[edit]

Rowing[edit]

Sailing[edit]

Shooting[edit]

Swimming[edit]

Men's 100 m Freestyle

  • Heat — 52.77 (→ did not advance, 42nd place)

Men's 200 m Freestyle

  • Heat — 1:53.75 (→ did not advance, 34th place)
  • Heat — 1:54.72 (→ did not advance, 37th place)

Men's 200 m Freestyle

  • Heat — 1:53.75 (→ did not advance, 34th place)
  • Heat — 1:54.72 (→ did not advance, 37th place)

Men's 400 m Freestyle

  • Heat — 3:53.44
  • B-Final — 3:53.24 (→ 10th place)
  • Heat — 3:56.29
  • B-Final — 3:56.00 (→ 16th place)

Men's 1500 m Freestyle

  • Heat — 15:23.01 (→ did not advance, 15th place)
  • Heat — 15:52.80 (→ did not advance, 28th place)

Men's 100 m Backstroke

  • Heat — 58.65 (→ did not advance, 28th place)

Men's 200 m Backstroke

  • Heat — 2:03.17
  • B-Final — 2:04.42 (→ 14th place)
  • Heat — DSQ (→ did not advance, no ranking)

Men's 100 m Breaststroke

  • Heat — 1:02.80
  • Final — 1:02.05 (→ Silver Silver Medal)
  • Heat — 1:03.08
  • Final — 1:02.50 (→ 5th place)

Men's 200 m Breaststroke

  • Heat — 2:14.97
  • Final — 2:13.52 (→ Gold Gold Medal)
  • Heat — 2:17.10
  • Final — 2:17.12 (→ 8th place)

Men's 200 m Individual Medley

  • Heat — 2:02.15
  • Final — 2:00.17 (→ Gold Gold Medal)
  • Heat — 2:09.08 (→ did not advance, 23rd place)

Men's 400 m Individual Medley

  • Heat — 4:16.55
  • Final — 4:14.75 (→ Gold Gold Medal)
  • Heat — 4:20.85
  • Final — 4:18.15 (→ 4th place)

Men's 4x100 m Medley Relay

  • Heat — 3:52.24 (→ did not advance, 16th place)


Women's 400 m Freestyle

  • Heat — 4:25.52 (→ did not advance, 29th place)

Women's 800 m Freestyle

  • Heat — 8:56.37 (→ did not advance, 23rd place)

Women's 100 m Backstroke

  • Heat — 1:02.09
  • Final — 1:01.56 (→ Silver Silver Medal)

Women's 200 m Backstroke

  • Heat — 2:11.01
  • Final — 2:09.29 (→ Gold Gold Medal)

Women's 100 m Breaststroke

  • Heat — 1:11.10
  • B-Final — 1:11.24 (→ 14th place)

Table tennis[edit]

Tennis[edit]

Water polo[edit]

Men's Team Competition[edit]

  • Preliminary Round (Group B)
  • Defeated Greece (12-10)
  • Lost to Yugoslavia (9-10)
  • Drew with Spain (6-6)
  • Defeated China (14-7)
  • Lost to United States (9-10)
  • Classification Round (Group D)
  • Drew with Italy (9-9)
  • Defeated Australia (13-5) → 5th place
  • Team Roster

Weightlifting[edit]

Wrestling[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Hungary at the 1988 Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 2011-07-20.