1988 Summer Olympics medal table

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This is the full table of the medal table of the 1988 Summer Olympics in Seoul. These rankings sort by the number of gold medals earned by a country. The number of silvers is taken into consideration next and then the number of bronze. If, after the above, countries are still tied, equal ranking is given and they are listed alphabetically. This follows the system used by the IOC, IAAF and BBC. Athletes from 52 countries won medals, leaving 108 countries without a medal

  Host country (South Korea)
  First ever gold medal
  First ever medal

1988 Summer Olympics medal table
Rank Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  Soviet Union (URS) 55 31 46 132
2  East Germany (GDR) 37 35 30 102
3  United States (USA) 36 31 27 94
4  South Korea (KOR) 12 10 11 33
5  West Germany (FRG) 11 14 15 40
6  Hungary (HUN) 11 6 6 23
7  Bulgaria (BUL) 10 12 13 35
8  Romania (ROU) 7 11 6 24
9  France (FRA) 6 4 6 16
10  Italy (ITA) 6 4 4 14
11  China (CHN) 5 11 12 28
12  Great Britain (GBR) 5 10 9 24
13  Kenya (KEN) 5 2 2 9
14  Japan (JPN) 4 3 7 14
15  Australia (AUS) 3 6 5 14
16  Yugoslavia (YUG) 3 4 5 12
17  Czechoslovakia (TCH) 3 3 2 8
18  New Zealand (NZL) 3 2 8 13
19  Canada (CAN) 3 2 5 10
20  Poland (POL) 2 5 9 16
21  Norway (NOR) 2 3 0 5
22  Netherlands (NED) 2 2 5 9
23  Denmark (DEN) 2 1 1 4
24  Brazil (BRA) 1 2 3 6
25  Finland (FIN) 1 1 2 4
 Spain (ESP) 1 1 2 4
27  Turkey (TUR) 1 1 0 2
28  Morocco (MAR) 1 0 2 3
29  Austria (AUT) 1 0 0 1
 Portugal (POR) 1 0 0 1
 Suriname (SUR) 1 0 0 1
32  Sweden (SWE) 0 4 7 11
33  Switzerland (SUI) 0 2 2 4
34  Jamaica (JAM) 0 2 0 2
35  Argentina (ARG) 0 1 1 2
36  Chile (CHI) 0 1 0 1
 Costa Rica (CRC) 0 1 0 1
 Indonesia (INA) 0 1 0 1
 Iran (IRI) 0 1 0 1
 Netherlands Antilles (AHO) 0 1 0 1
 Peru (PER) 0 1 0 1
 Senegal (SEN) 0 1 0 1
 Virgin Islands (ISV) 0 1 0 1
44  Belgium (BEL) 0 0 2 2
 Mexico (MEX) 0 0 2 2
46  Colombia (COL) 0 0 1 1
 Djibouti (DJI) 0 0 1 1
 Greece (GRE) 0 0 1 1
 Mongolia (MGL) 0 0 1 1
 Pakistan (PAK) 0 0 1 1
 Philippines (PHI) 0 0 1 1
 Thailand (THA) 0 0 1 1
Total (52 NOCs) 241 234 264 739

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