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
 Bulgaria
Chun Byung-Kwan
 South Korea
He Zhuoqiang
 China
56 kg
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Oksen Mirzoyan
 Soviet Union
He Yingqiang
 China
Liu Shoubin
 China
60 kg
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Naim Süleymanoğlu
 Turkey
Stefan Topurov
 Bulgaria
Ye Huanming
 China
67.5 kg
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Joachim Kunz
 East Germany
Israel Militosyan
 Soviet Union
Li Jinhe
 China
75 kg
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Borislav Gidikov
 Bulgaria
Ingo Steinhöfel
 East Germany
Aleksandar Varbanov
 Bulgaria
82.5 kg
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Israil Arsamakov
 Soviet Union
István Messzi
 Hungary
Lee Hyung-kun
 South Korea
90 kg
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Anatoly Khrapaty
 Soviet Union
Nail Mukhamedyarov
 Soviet Union
Sławomir Zawada
 Poland
100 kg
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Pavel Kuznetsov
 Soviet Union
Nicu Vlad
 Romania
Peter Immesberger
 West Germany
110 kg
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Yury Zakharevich
 Soviet Union
József Jacsó
 Hungary
Ronny Weller
 East Germany
+110 kg
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Aleksandr Kurlovich
 Soviet Union
Manfred Nerlinger
 West Germany
Martin Zawieja
 West Germany

Mitko Grablev (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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