Wrestling at the 1988 Summer Olympics

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Wrestling

At the 1988 Summer Olympics in Seoul, 20 wrestling events were contested, for all men only. There were 10 weight classes in each of the freestyle wrestling and Greco-Roman wrestling disciplines.

Medal summary[edit]

Freestyle[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
48 kg
details
 Takashi Kobayashi
Japan (JPN)
 Ivan Tzonov
Bulgaria (BUL)
 Sergei Karamchakov
Soviet Union (URS)
52 kg
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 Mitsuru Sato
Japan (JPN)
 Šaban Trstena
Yugoslavia (YUG)
 Vladimir Toguzov
Soviet Union (URS)
57 kg
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 Sergei Beloglazov
Soviet Union (URS)
 Askari Mohammadian
Iran (IRI)
 Noh Kyung-sun
South Korea (KOR)
62 kg
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 John Smith
United States (USA)
 Stepan Sarkisyan
Soviet Union (URS)
 Simeon Shterev
Bulgaria (BUL)
68 kg
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 Arsen Fadzayev
Soviet Union (URS)
 Park Jang-soon
South Korea (KOR)
 Nate Carr
United States (USA)
74 kg
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 Kenny Monday
United States (USA)
 Adlan Varayev
Soviet Union (URS)
 Rahmat Sofiadi
Bulgaria (BUL)
82 kg
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 Han Myung-woo
South Korea (KOR)
 Necmi Gençalp
Turkey (TUR)
 Jozef Lohyňa
Czechoslovakia (TCH)
90 kg
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 Makharbek Khadartsev
Soviet Union (URS)
 Akira Ota
Japan (JPN)
 Kim Tae-woo
South Korea (KOR)
100 kg
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 Vasile Puşcaşu
Romania (ROU)
 Leri Khabelov
Soviet Union (URS)
 William Scherr
United States (USA)
130 kg
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 David Gobezhishvili
Soviet Union (URS)
 Bruce Baumgartner
United States (USA)
 Andreas Schröder
East Germany (GDR)

Greco-Roman[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
48 kg
details
 Vincenzo Maenza
Italy (ITA)
 Andrzej Głąb
Poland (POL)
 Bratan Tzenov
Bulgaria (BUL)
52 kg
details
 Jon Rønningen
Norway (NOR)
 Atsuji Miyahara
Japan (JPN)
 Lee Jae-suk
South Korea (KOR)
57 kg
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 András Sike
Hungary (HUN)
 Stoyan Balov
Bulgaria (BUL)
 Haralambos Holidis
Greece (GRE)
62 kg
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 Kamandar Madzhidov
Soviet Union (URS)
 Zhivko Vangelov
Bulgaria (BUL)
 An Dae-hyun
South Korea (KOR)
68 kg
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 Levon Julfalakyan
Soviet Union (URS)
 Kim Sung-moon
South Korea (KOR)
 Tapio Sipilä
Finland (FIN)
74 kg
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 Kim Young-nam
South Korea (KOR)
 Daulet Turlykhanov
Soviet Union (URS)
 Józef Tracz
Poland (POL)
82 kg
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 Mikhail Mamiashvili
Soviet Union (URS)
 Tibor Komáromi
Hungary (HUN)
 Kim Sang-kyu
South Korea (KOR)
90 kg
details
 Atanas Komchev
Bulgaria (BUL)
 Harri Koskela
Finland (FIN)
 Vladimir Popov
Soviet Union (URS)
100 kg
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 Andrzej Wroński
Poland (POL)
 Gerhard Himmel
West Germany (FRG)
 Dennis Koslowski
United States (USA)
130 kg
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 Alexander Karelin
Soviet Union (URS)
 Rangel Gerovski
Bulgaria (BUL)
 Tomas Johansson
Sweden (SWE)

Medal table[edit]

 Rank  Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  Soviet Union (URS) 8 4 3 15
2  South Korea (KOR) 2 2 5 9
3  Japan (JPN) 2 2 0 4
4  United States (USA) 2 1 3 6
5  Bulgaria (BUL) 1 4 3 8
6  Poland (POL) 1 1 1 3
7  Hungary (HUN) 1 1 0 2
8  Italy (ITA) 1 0 0 1
 Norway (NOR) 1 0 0 1
 Romania (ROU) 1 0 0 1
11  Finland (FIN) 0 1 1 2
12  Iran (IRI) 0 1 0 1
 Turkey (TUR) 0 1 0 1
 West Germany (FRG) 0 1 0 1
 Yugoslavia (YUG) 0 1 0 1
16  Czechoslovakia (TCH) 0 0 1 1
 East Germany (GDR) 0 0 1 1
 Greece (GRE) 0 0 1 1
 Sweden (SWE) 0 0 1 1

Participating nations[edit]

A total of 431 wrestlers from 69 nations competed at the Seoul Games:

See also[edit]

List of World and Olympic Champions in men's freestyle wrestling

List of World and Olympic Champions in Greco-Roman wrestling

United States results in men's freestyle wrestling

References[edit]