Weightlifting at the 1988 Summer Olympics

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The weightlifting competition at the 1988 Summer Olympics in Seoul consisted of ten weight classes, all for men only.

Medal summary[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
52 kg
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 Sevdalin Marinov (BUL)  Chun Byung-Kwan (KOR)  He Zhuoqiang (CHN)
56 kg
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 Oksen Mirzoyan (URS)  He Yingqiang (CHN)  Liu Shoubin (CHN)
60 kg
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 Naim Süleymanoğlu (TUR)  Stefan Topurov (BUL)  Ye Huanming (CHN)
67.5 kg
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 Joachim Kunz (GDR)  Israel Militosyan (URS)  Li Jinhe (CHN)
75 kg
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 Borislav Gidikov (BUL)  Ingo Steinhöfel (GDR)  Aleksandar Varbanov (BUL)
82.5 kg
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 Israil Arsamakov (URS)  István Messzi (HUN)  Lee Hyeong-Geun (KOR)
90 kg
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 Anatoly Khrapaty (URS)  Nail Mukhamedyarov (URS)  Sławomir Zawada (POL)
100 kg
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 Pavel Kuznetsov (URS)  Nicu Vlad (ROU)  Peter Immesberger (FRG)
110 kg
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 Yury Zakharevitch (URS)  József Jacsó (HUN)  Ronny Weller (GDR)
+110 kg
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 Aleksandr Kurlovich (URS)  Manfred Nerlinger (FRG)  Martin Zawieja (FRG)

Mitko Grabnev (56 kg) and Angel Guenchev (67.5 kg) of Bulgaria originally won their respective weight classes, but were both disqualified after they tested positive for Furosemide.[1] Andor Szanyi of Hungary was originally awarded silver in the 100 kg event, but was disqualified after he tested positive for Stanozolol.

Medal table[edit]

 Rank  Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  Soviet Union (URS) 6 2 0 8
2  Bulgaria (BUL) 2 1 1 4
3  East Germany (GDR) 1 1 1 3
4  Turkey (TUR) 1 0 0 1
5  Hungary (HUN) 0 2 0 2
6  China (CHN) 0 1 4 5
7  West Germany (FRG) 0 1 2 3
8  South Korea (KOR) 0 1 1 2
9  Romania (ROU) 0 1 0 1
10  Poland (POL) 0 0 1 1
Total 10 10 10 30

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