Wrestling at the 1988 Summer Olympics

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Wrestling at the
1988 Summer Olympics

Wrestling pictogram.svg
Freestyle Greco-Roman
  48 kg     48 kg  
  52 kg     52 kg  
  57 kg     57 kg  
  62 kg     62 kg  
  68 kg     68 kg  
  74 kg     74 kg
  82 kg     82 kg
  90 kg     90 kg
  100 kg     100 kg
  130 kg     130 kg

At the 1988 Summer Olympics in Seoul, 20 wrestling events were contested, for all men only. There were 10 weight classes in each of the freestyle wrestling and Greco-Roman wrestling disciplines.

Medal summary[edit]

Freestyle[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
48 kg
details
Takashi Kobayashi
 Japan
Ivan Tzonov
 Bulgaria
Sergei Karamchakov
 Soviet Union
52 kg
details
Mitsuru Sato
 Japan
Šaban Trstena
 Yugoslavia
Vladimir Toguzov
 Soviet Union
57 kg
details
Sergei Beloglazov
 Soviet Union
Askari Mohammadian
 Iran
Noh Kyung-sun
 South Korea
62 kg
details
John Smith
 United States
Stepan Sarkisyan
 Soviet Union
Simeon Shterev
 Bulgaria
68 kg
details
Arsen Fadzayev
 Soviet Union
Park Jang-soon
 South Korea
Nate Carr
 United States
74 kg
details
Kenny Monday
 United States
Adlan Varayev
 Soviet Union
Rahmat Sofiadi
 Bulgaria
82 kg
details
Han Myung-woo
 South Korea
Necmi Gençalp
 Turkey
Jozef Lohyňa
 Czechoslovakia
90 kg
details
Makharbek Khadartsev
 Soviet Union
Akira Ota
 Japan
Kim Tae-woo
 South Korea
100 kg
details
Vasile Puşcaşu
 Romania
Leri Khabelov
 Soviet Union
William Scherr
 United States
130 kg
details
David Gobejishvili
 Soviet Union
Bruce Baumgartner
 United States
Andreas Schröder
 East Germany

Greco-Roman[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
48 kg
details
Vincenzo Maenza
 Italy
Andrzej Głąb
 Poland
Bratan Tzenov
 Bulgaria
52 kg
details
Jon Rønningen
 Norway
Atsuji Miyahara
 Japan
Lee Jae-suk
 South Korea
57 kg
details
András Sike
 Hungary
Stoyan Balov
 Bulgaria
Charalambos Cholidis
 Greece
62 kg
details
Kamandar Madzhidov
 Soviet Union
Zhivko Vangelov
 Bulgaria
An Dae-hyun
 South Korea
68 kg
details
Levon Julfalakyan
 Soviet Union
Kim Sung-moon
 South Korea
Tapio Sipilä
 Finland
74 kg
details
Kim Young-nam
 South Korea
Daulet Turlykhanov
 Soviet Union
Józef Tracz
 Poland
82 kg
details
Mikhail Mamiashvili
 Soviet Union
Tibor Komáromi
 Hungary
Kim Sang-kyu
 South Korea
90 kg
details
Atanas Komchev
 Bulgaria
Harri Koskela
 Finland
Vladimir Popov
 Soviet Union
100 kg
details
Andrzej Wroński
 Poland
Gerhard Himmel
 West Germany
Dennis Koslowski
 United States
130 kg
details
Aleksandr Karelin
 Soviet Union
Rangel Gerovski
 Bulgaria
Tomas Johansson
 Sweden

Medal table[edit]

 Rank  Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  Soviet Union (URS) 8 4 3 15
2  South Korea (KOR) 2 2 5 9
3  Japan (JPN) 2 2 0 4
4  United States (USA) 2 1 3 6
5  Bulgaria (BUL) 1 4 3 8
6  Poland (POL) 1 1 1 3
7  Hungary (HUN) 1 1 0 2
8  Italy (ITA) 1 0 0 1
 Norway (NOR) 1 0 0 1
 Romania (ROU) 1 0 0 1
11  Finland (FIN) 0 1 1 2
12  Iran (IRI) 0 1 0 1
 Turkey (TUR) 0 1 0 1
 West Germany (FRG) 0 1 0 1
 Yugoslavia (YUG) 0 1 0 1
16  Czechoslovakia (TCH) 0 0 1 1
 East Germany (GDR) 0 0 1 1
 Greece (GRE) 0 0 1 1
 Sweden (SWE) 0 0 1 1

Participating nations[edit]

A total of 431 wrestlers from 69 nations competed at the Seoul Games:

See also[edit]

References[edit]