Italy at the 1988 Summer Olympics

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Italy at the Olympic Games

Flag of Italy
IOC code  ITA
NOC Italian National Olympic Committee
Website www.coni.it (Italian)
At the 1988 Summer Olympics in Seoul
Competitors 253 (212 men, 41 women) in 23 sports
Flag bearer Pietro Mennea
Medals
Rank: 10
Gold
6
Silver
4
Bronze
4
Total
14
Olympic history (summary)
Summer Games
Winter Games
Intercalated Games
1906

Italy competed at the 1988 Summer Olympics in Seoul, Korea. 253 competitors, 212 men and 41 women, took part in 140 events in 23 sports.[1]

Medalists[edit]

Gold medal.svg Gold[edit]

Silver medal.svg Silver[edit]

Bronze medal.svg Bronze[edit]

Archery[edit]

Giancarlo Ferrari, competing in his fifth Olympic archery contest, dropped to 33rd place in the field. Fellow veteran Ilario Di Buò advanced to the quarterfinal, nearly missing a semifinal berth. The Italians also just missed the cutoff for the final by one ranking in the team round.

Men's Individual Competition:

Men's Team Competition:

  • Di Buo, Parenti, and Ferrari – Semifinal (→ 9th place)

Athletics[edit]

Men's 10,000 metres

  • First Round — 28:09.35
  • Final — 27:23.55 (→ Silver Silver Medal)
  • First Round — 28:43.84 (→ did not advance)

Men's Marathon

  • Final — 2"10:32 (→ Gold Gold Medal)
  • Final — 2"16:07 (→ 16th place)

Men's 3,000 m Steeplechase

  1. Heat — 8:32.59
  2. Semi Final — 8:16.92
  3. Final — 8:12.17 (→ 4th place)
  • Heat — 8:29.75
  • Semi Final — 8:17.23
  • Final — 8:17.79 (→ 9th place)

Men's Hammer Throw

  • Qualifying Heat — 70.50m (→ did not advance)

Men's Shot Put

  • Qualifying Heat – 20.18m
  • Final – 20.36m (→ 7th place)

Men's Long Jump

  • Qualification — 7.81m
  • Final — 8.08m (→ 4th place)

Men's 20 km Walk

  • Final — 1:20:14 (→ Bronze medal.svg Bronze Medal)
  • Final — 1:20:14 (→ 6th place)
  • Final — 1:22:58 (→ 19th place)

Men's 50 km Walk

  • Final — 3'45:43 (→ 8th place)
  • Final — 3'47:14 (→ 11th place)
  • Final — 4'04:56 (→ 32nd place)


Women's Marathon

  • Final — 2"27.49 (→ 6th place)
  • Final — 2"30.14 (→ 8th place)
  • Final — 2"34.38 (→ 23rd place)

Boxing[edit]

Men's Flyweight (– 51 kg)

Men's Featherweight

Men's Lightweight

Men's Light-Middleweight

Men's Middleweight

Men's Light-Heavyweight

Men's Heavyweight

Canoeing[edit]

Cycling[edit]

Women's Individual Road Race

Diving[edit]

Equestrianism[edit]

Fencing[edit]

20 fencers, 15 men and 5 women, represented Italy 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

Football[edit]

Men's Team Competition

  • Preliminary Round (Group B)
  • Quarterfinals
  • Semifinals
  • Bronze Medal Match
  • Team Roster

Gymnastics[edit]

Judo[edit]

Modern pentathlon[edit]

Three male pentathletes represented Italy in 1988. Carlo Massullo won an individual silver and the team won silver too.

Men's Individual Competition:

Men's Team Competition:

  • Massullo, Masala, and Tiberti – 15571pts (→ Silver Silver Medal)

Rhythmic gymnastics[edit]

Rowing[edit]

Sailing[edit]

Shooting[edit]

Swimming[edit]

Men's 100 m Freestyle

  • Heat – 50.97 (→ did not advance, 18th place)

Men's 200 m Freestyle

  • Heat – 1:49.51
  • B-Final – 1:49.28 (→ 9th place)
  • Heat – 1:50.47
  • B-Final – scratched (→ did not advance, no ranking)

Men's 400 m Freestyle

  • Heat – 3:53.29
  • B-Final – scratched (→ did not advance, no ranking)
  • Heat – 3:56.33 (→ did not advance, 19th place)

Men's 1500 m Freestyle

  • Heat – 15:18.80 (→ did not advance, 10th place)
  • Heat – 15:36.54 (→ did not advance, 20th place)

Men's 100 m Backstroke

  • Heat – 59.48 (→ did not advance, 37th place)

Men's 200 m Backstroke

  • Heat – 2:03.63
  • B-Final – scratched (→ did not advance, no ranking)

Men's 100 m Breaststroke

  • Heat – 1:02.86
  • Final – 1:02.93 (→ 7th place)

Men's 100 m Butterfly

  • Heat – 55.83 (→ did not advance, 22nd place)
  • Heat – 56.57 (→ did not advance, 28th place)

Men's 200 m Individual Medley

  • Heat – 2:05.45
  • B-Final – 2:05.68 (→ 13th place)
  • Heat – 2:05.88 (→ did not advance, 18th place)

Men's 400 m Individual Medley

  • Heat – 4:20.43
  • Final – 4:18.01 (→ Bronze Bronze Medal)
  • Heat – 4:23.37
  • Final – 4:23.23 (→ 7th place)

Men's 4x100 m Freestyle Relay

  • Heat – 3:23.35
  • Final – 3:22.93 (→ 8th place)

Men's 4x200 m Freestyle Relay

  • Heat – 7:21.85
  • Final – 7:16.00 (→ 5th place)

Men's 4x100 m Medley Relay

  • Heat – 3:52.06 (→ did not advance, 15th place)


Women's 100 m Freestyle

  • Heat – 58.22 (→ did not advance, 29th place)

Women's 200 m Freestyle

  • Heat – 2:04.40 (→ did not advance, 23rd place)

Women's 400 m Freestyle

  • Heat – 4:15.40
  • B-Final – 4:14.90 (→ 14th place)

Women's 800 m Freestyle

  • Heat – 8:40.63 (→ did not advance, 12th place)

Women's 100 m Backstroke

  • Heat – 1:03.96
  • B-Final – 1:03.88 (→ 13th place)
  • Heat – 1:04.69
  • B-Final – 1:03.80 (→ 11th place)

Women's 200 m Backstroke

  • Heat – 2:17.35
  • B-Final – 2:18.69 (→ 13th place)

Women's 100 m Breaststroke

  • Heat – 1:11.25
  • B-Final – 1:10.95 (→ 12th place)

Women's 200 m Breaststroke

  • Heat – 2:30.60
  • Final – 2:29.86 (→ 8th place)
  • Heat – 2:32.77
  • B-Final – 2:31.19 (→ 12th place)

Women's 100 m Butterfly

  • Heat – 1:02.07
  • B-Final – 1:02.78 (→ 16th place)
  • Heat – 1:03.91 (→ did not advance, 24th place)

Women's 200 m Individual Medley

  • Heat – 2:19.62
  • B-Final – 2:19.63 (→ 13th place)
  • Heat – 2:22.85 (→ did not advance, 25th place)

Women's 400 m Individual Medley

  • Heat – 4:49.20
  • B-Final – 4:49.53 (→ 9th place)

Women's 4x100 m Medley Relay

  • Heat – 4:14.68
  • Final – 4:13.85 (→ 8th place)

Table tennis[edit]

Tennis[edit]

Men's Singles Competition

  • First round — Defeated Francisco Maciel (Mexico) 4-6 2-6 7-6 7-6 8-6
  • Second round — Lost to Tim Mayotte (United States) 6-2 2-6 4-6 0-6
  • First round — Lost to Guy Forget (France) 2-6 0-6 3-6


Women's Singles Competition

  • First Round – Bye
  • Second Round – Lost to Chris Evert (USA) 2-6 2-6

Volleyball[edit]

Men's Team Competition[edit]

  • Preliminary Round (Group A)
  • Lost to Brazil (0-3)
  • Lost to Bulgaria (0-3)
  • Defeated Sweden (3-2)
  • Lost to Soviet Union (1-3)
  • Defeated South Korea (3-0)
  • Classification Matches
  • 9th/12th place: Defeated Tunisia (3-0)
  • 9th/10th place: Defeated Japan (3-2) → Ninth place
  • Team Roster

Water polo[edit]

Men's Team Competition

  • Preliminary Round (Group A)
  • Drew with Soviet Union (9-9)
  • Defeated South Korea (1-11)
  • Defeated Australia (7-5)
  • Lost to West Germany (7-10)
  • Defeated France (14-8)
  • Classification Round (Group D)
  • Drew with Hungary (9-9)
  • Lost to Spain (9-11) → 7th place
  • Team Roster

Weightlifting[edit]

Wrestling[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Italy at the 1988 Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 2011-07-22. 

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