Athletics at the 1988 Summer Olympics

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Athletics at the
1988 Summer Olympics
Athletics pictogram.svg
Track events
100 m   men   women
200 m men women
400 m men women
800 m men women
1500 m men women
3000 m women
5000 m men
10,000 m men women
100 m hurdles women
110 m hurdles men
400 m hurdles men women
3000 m
steeplechase
men
4×100 m relay men women
4×400 m relay men women
Road events
Marathon men women
20 km walk men
50 km walk men
Field events
Long jump men women
Triple jump men
High jump men women
Pole vault men
Shot put men women
Discus throw men women
Javelin throw men women
Hammer throw men
Combined events
Heptathlon women
Decathlon men
Wheelchair races

At the 1988 Summer Olympics in Seoul a total number of 42 events in athletics were contested: 24 by men and 18 by women. There were a total number of 1617 participating athletes from 149 countries.

Medal summary[edit]

Men[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
100 metres
details
Carl Lewis
 United States
9.92
(WR)
Linford Christie
 Great Britain
9.97
(ER)
Calvin Smith
 United States
9.99
200 metres
details
Joe DeLoach
 United States
19.75 Carl Lewis
 United States
19.79 Robson da Silva
 Brazil
20.04
400 metres
details
Steve Lewis
 United States
43.87 Butch Reynolds
 United States
43.93 Danny Everett
 United States
44.09
800 metres
details
Paul Ereng
 Kenya
1:43.45 Joaquim Cruz
 Brazil
1:43.90 Saïd Aouita
 Morocco
1:44.06
1500 metres
details
Peter Rono
 Kenya
3:35.96 Peter Elliott
 Great Britain
3:36.15 Jens-Peter Herold
 East Germany
3:36.21
5000 metres
details
John Ngugi
 Kenya
13:11.70 Dieter Baumann
 West Germany
13:15.52 Hansjörg Kunze
 East Germany
13:15.73
10,000 metres
details
Brahim Boutayeb
 Morocco
27:21.44
(OR)
Salvatore Antibo
 Italy
27:23.55 Kipkemboy Kimeli
 Kenya
27:25.16
110 metres hurdles
details
Roger Kingdom
 United States
12.98 Colin Jackson
 Great Britain
13.28 Tonie Campbell
 United States
13.38
400 metres hurdles
details
Andre Phillips
 United States
47.19 Amadou Dia Ba
 Senegal
47.23
(NR)
Edwin Moses
 United States
47.56
3000 metres steeplechase
details
Julius Kariuki
 Kenya
8:05.51
(OR)
Peter Koech
 Kenya
8:06.79 Mark Rowland
 Great Britain
8:07.96
4×100 metres relay
details
 Soviet Union (URS)
Viktor Bryzhin
Vladimir Krylov
Vladimir Muravyov
Vitaliy Savin
38.19  Great Britain (GBR)
Elliot Bunney
John Regis
Linford Christie
Mike McFarlane
Clarence Callender*
38.28  France (FRA)
Bruno Marie-Rose
Daniel Sangouma
Gilles Quenehervé
Max Morinière
38.40
4×400 metres relay
details
 United States (USA)
Danny Everett
Steve Lewis
Kevin Robinzine
Butch Reynolds
Antonio McKay*
Andrew Valmon*
2:56.16  Jamaica (JAM)
Howard Davis
Devon Morris
Winthrop Graham
Bert Cameron
Trevor Graham*
Howard Burnett*
3:00.30  West Germany (FRG)
Norbert Dobeleit
Edgar Itt
Jörg Vaihinger
Ralf Lübke
Mark Henrich*
Bodo Kuhn*
3:00.56
Marathon
details
Gelindo Bordin
 Italy
2:10:32 Douglas Wakiihuri
 Kenya
2:10:47 Hussein Ahmed Salah
 Djibouti
2:10:59
20 kilometres walk
details
Jozef Pribilinec
 Czechoslovakia
1:19:57 Ronald Weigel
 East Germany
1:20:00 Maurizio Damilano
 Italy
1:20:14
50 kilometres walk
details
Vyacheslav Ivanenko
 Soviet Union
3:38:29
(OR)
Ronald Weigel
 East Germany
3:38:56 Hartwig Gauder
 East Germany
3:39:45
Long jump
details
Carl Lewis
 United States
8.72 m Mike Powell
 United States
8.49 m Larry Myricks
 United States
8.27 m
Triple jump
details
Khristo Markov
 Bulgaria
17.61 m Igor Lapshin
 Soviet Union
17.52 m Aleksandr Kovalenko
 Soviet Union
17.42 m
High jump
details
Hennadiy Avdyeyenko
 Soviet Union
2.38 m Hollis Conway
 United States
2.36 m Rudolf Povarnitsyn
 Soviet Union
2.36 m
Patrik Sjöberg
 Sweden
Pole vault
details
Sergey Bubka
 Soviet Union
5.90 m Radion Gataullin
 Soviet Union
5.85 m Grigoriy Yegorov
 Soviet Union
5.80 m
Shot put
details
Ulf Timmermann
 East Germany
22.47 m
(OR)
Randy Barnes
 United States
22.39 m Werner Günthör
 Switzerland
21.99 m
Discus throw
details
Jürgen Schult
 East Germany
68.82 m Romas Ubartas
 Soviet Union
67.48 m Rolf Danneberg
 West Germany
67.38 m
Hammer throw
details
Sergey Litvinov
 Soviet Union
84.80 m
(OR)
Yuriy Sedykh
 Soviet Union
83.76 m Jüri Tamm
 Soviet Union
81.16 m
Javelin throw
details
Tapio Korjus
 Finland
84.28 m Jan Železný
 Czechoslovakia
84.12 m Seppo Räty
 Finland
83.26 m
Decathlon
details
Christian Schenk
 East Germany
8488 Torsten Voss
 East Germany
8399 Dave Steen
 Canada
8328
  • = Ben Johnson led the 100 metres at 9.79sec but was disqualified for doping.

Women[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
100 metres
details
Florence Griffith Joyner
 United States
10.54
(OR)
Evelyn Ashford
 United States
10.83 Heike Drechsler
 East Germany
10.85
200 metres
details
Florence Griffith Joyner
 United States
21.34
(WR)
Grace Jackson
 Jamaica
21.72 Heike Drechsler
 East Germany
21.95
400 metres
details
Olga Bryzgina
 Soviet Union
48.65 Petra Müller
 East Germany
49.45 Olga Nazarova
 Soviet Union
49.90
800 metres
details
Sigrun Wodars
 East Germany
1:56.10 Christine Wachtel
 East Germany
1:56.64 Kim Gallagher
 United States
1:56.91
1500 metres
details
Paula Ivan
 Romania
3:53.96
(OR)
Laimutė Baikauskaitė
 Soviet Union
4:00.24 Tetyana Samolenko
 Soviet Union
4:00.30
3000 metres
details
Tetyana Samolenko
 Soviet Union
8:26.53 Paula Ivan
 Romania
8:27.15 Yvonne Murray
 Great Britain
8:29.02
10,000 metres
details
Olga Bondarenko
 Soviet Union
31:05.21 Liz McColgan
 Great Britain
31:08.44 Yelena Zhupiyeva
 Soviet Union
31:19.82
100 metres hurdles
details
Yordanka Donkova
 Bulgaria
12.38
(OR)
Gloria Siebert
 East Germany
12.61 Claudia Zackiewicz
 West Germany
12.75
400 metres hurdles
details
Debbie Flintoff-King
 Australia
53.17 Tatyana Ledovskaya
 Soviet Union
53.18 Ellen Fiedler
 East Germany
53.63
4×100 metres relay
details
 United States (USA)
Alice Brown
Sheila Echols
Florence Griffith Joyner
Evelyn Ashford
Dannette Young*
41.98  East Germany (GDR)
Silke Gladisch-Möller
Kerstin Behrendt
Ingrid Lange
Marlies Oelsner-Gohr
42.09  Soviet Union (URS)
Lyudmila Kondratyeva
Galina Malchugina
Marina Zhirova
Natalya Pomoshchnikova
Maia Azarashvili*
42.75
4×400 metres relay
details
 Soviet Union (URS)
Tatyana Ledovskaya
Olga Nazarova
Mariya Pinigina
Olga Bryzgina
Liudmila Dzhigalova*
3:15.17
(WR)
 United States (USA)
Denean Howard
Diane Dixon
Valerie Brisco-Hooks
Florence Griffith Joyner
Sherri Howard*
Lillie Leatherwood*
3:15.51  East Germany (GDR)
Dagmar Neubauer
Kirsten Emmelmann
Sabine Busch
Petra Muller
Grit Breuer*
3:18.29
Marathon
details
Rosa Mota
 Portugal
2:25:40 Lisa Martin-Ondieki
 Australia
2:25:53 Katrin Dörre
 East Germany
2:26:21
Long jump
details
Jackie Joyner-Kersee
 United States
7.40 m
(OR)
Heike Drechsler
 East Germany
7.22 m Galina Chistyakova
 Soviet Union
7.11 m
High jump
details
Louise Ritter
 United States
2.03 m Stefka Kostadinova
 Bulgaria
2.01 m Tamara Bykova
 Soviet Union
1.99 m
Shot put
details
Natalya Lisovskaya
 Soviet Union
22.24 m Kathrin Neimke
 East Germany
21.07 m Li Meisu
 China
21.06 m
Discus throw
details
Martina Hellmann
 East Germany
72.30 m
(OR)
Diana Gansky
 East Germany
71.88 m Tsvetanka Khristova
 Bulgaria
69.74 m
Javelin throw
details
Petra Felke
 East Germany
74.68 m
(OR)
Fatima Whitbread
 Great Britain
70.32 m Beate Koch
 East Germany
67.30 m
Heptathlon
details
Jackie Joyner-Kersee
 United States
7291
(WR)
Sabine John
 East Germany
6897 Anke Behmer
 East Germany
6858
  • * = Athletes who ran in preliminary rounds and also received medals.

Medal table[edit]

Rank Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  United States (USA) 13 7 6 26
2  Soviet Union (URS) 10 6 10 26
3  East Germany (GDR) 6 11 10 27
4  Kenya (KEN) 4 2 1 7
5  Bulgaria (BUL) 2 1 1 4
6  Italy (ITA) 1 1 1 3
7=  Australia (AUS) 1 1 0 2
7=  Czechoslovakia (TCH) 1 1 0 2
7=  Romania (ROM) 1 1 0 2
10=  Finland (FIN) 1 0 1 2
10=  Morocco (MAR) 1 0 1 2
12  Portugal (POR) 1 0 0 1
13  Great Britain (GBR) 0 6 2 8
14  Jamaica (JAM) 0 2 0 2
15  West Germany (FRG) 0 1 3 4
16  Brazil (BRA) 0 1 1 2
17  Senegal (SEN) 0 1 0 1
18=  Canada (CAN) 0 0 1 1
18=  China (CHN) 0 0 1 1
18=  Djibouti (DJI) 0 0 1 1
18=  France (FRA) 0 0 1 1
18=  Sweden (SWE) 0 0 1 1
18=  Switzerland (SUI) 0 0 1 1
Total 42 42 43 127

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