Weightlifting at the 1988 Summer Olympics

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Weightlifting
at the Games of the XXIV Olympiad
Weightlifting pictogram.svg
VenueOlympic Weightlifting Gymnasium
Dates18–29 September 1988
Competitors226 from 62 nations
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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
details
Sevdalin Marinov
 Bulgaria
Chun Byung-Kwan
 South Korea
He Zhuoqiang
 China
56 kg
details
Oksen Mirzoyan
 Soviet Union 1
He Yingqiang
 China
Liu Shoubin
 China
60 kg
details
Naim Süleymanoğlu
 Turkey
Stefan Topurov
 Bulgaria
Ye Huanming
 China
67.5 kg
details
Joachim Kunz
 East Germany 2
Israel Militosyan
 Soviet Union
Li Jinhe
 China
75 kg
details
Borislav Gidikov
 Bulgaria
Ingo Steinhöfel
 East Germany
Aleksandar Varbanov
 Bulgaria
82.5 kg
details
Israil Arsamakov
 Soviet Union
István Messzi
 Hungary
Lee Hyung-kun
 South Korea
90 kg
details
Anatoly Khrapaty
 Soviet Union
Nail Mukhamedyarov
 Soviet Union
Sławomir Zawada
 Poland
100 kg
details
Pavel Kuznetsov
 Soviet Union
Nicu Vlad
 Romania 3
Peter Immesberger
 West Germany
110 kg
details
Yury Zakharevich
 Soviet Union
József Jacsó
 Hungary
Ronny Weller
 East Germany
+110 kg
details
Aleksandr Kurlovich
 Soviet Union
Manfred Nerlinger
 West Germany
Martin Zawieja
 West Germany

1 Mitko Grablev of Bulgaria originally won the gold medal, but he was disqualified after he tested positive for furosemide.
2 Angel Guenchev of Bulgaria originally won the gold medal, but he was disqualified after he tested positive for furosemide.[1]
3 Andor Szanyi of Hungary originally won the silver medal, but was disqualified after he tested positive for stanozolol.

Medal table[edit]

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1 Soviet Union (URS)6208
2 Bulgaria (BUL)2114
3 East Germany (GDR)1113
4 Turkey (TUR)1001
5 Hungary (HUN)0202
6 China (CHN)0145
7 West Germany (FRG)0123
8 South Korea (KOR)0112
9 Romania (ROU)0101
10 Poland (POL)0011
Totals (10 nations)10101030


References[edit]

  1. ^ "THE SEOUL OLYMPICS: Weight Lifting; Team Lifted After 2d Drug Test Is Failed". The New York Times. 1988-09-24.