Aruba at the
1988 Summer Olympics
IOC codeARU
NOCAruban Olympic Committee
Websitewww.olympicaruba.com (in Papiamento)
in Seoul
Competitors8 (4 men and 4 women) in 5 sports
Flag bearer Victor Maduro
Medals
Gold
0
Silver
0
Bronze
0
Total
0
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)
Other related appearances
 Netherlands Antilles (1952–2008)

Aruba competed in the Olympic Games for the first time at the 1988 Summer Olympics in Seoul, South Korea. Previously, Aruba was part of Netherlands Antilles, Kingdom of the Netherlands until 1986. Eight competitors, four men and four women, took part in ten events in five sports.[1]

Athletics

Main article: Athletics at the 1988 Summer Olympics

Women
Track & road events
Athlete Event Heat Quarterfinal Semifinal Final
Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank
Evelyn Farrell 100 m 12.48 8 Did not advance
200 m 25.74 8 Did not advance
Cornelia Melis Marathon N/A 2.54:37 56

Boxing

Main article: Boxing at the 1988 Summer Olympics

Men
Athlete Event 1 Round 2 Round 3 Round Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
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Hubert Wester Light Welterweight  Martin Ndongo-Ebanga (CMR)
L RSC-1
Did not advance
Jeffrey Nedd Light Heavyweight  Joseph Akhasamba (KEN)
L RSC-2
Did not advance

Fencing

Main article: Fencing at the 1988 Summer Olympics

One male fencer represented Aruba in 1988.

Men

Individual

Athlete Event Elimination Round Round I Repechage Round I Round II Repechage Round II Round III Repechage Round III Round IV Quarterfinal Semifinal Final / BM
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Austin Thomas Individual épée 70 Did not advance
Individual foil 58 Did not advance

Judo

Main article: Judo at the 1988 Summer Olympics

Men
Athlete Event Preliminary Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Repechage 1 Repechage 2 Repechage 3 Final / BM
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Victor Maduro −86 kg BYE  Heng-An Chiu (TPE)
L 0000-0100
Did not advance

Synchronized swimming

Main article: Synchronised swimming at the 1988 Summer Olympics

Two synchronized swimmers represented Aruba in 1988.

Women
Athlete Event Figures Preliminaries Final
Total Rank Technical Free Total Rank Technical Free Total Rank
Roswitha Lopez Women's solo 70.483 45 q 70.483 80.200 150.683 18 Did not advance
Yvette Thuis Women's solo 74.266 43 Did not advance
Roswitha Lopez
Yvette Thuis
Women's duet 72.375 15 q 72.375 79.600 151.975 15 Did not advance

References

  1. ^ "Aruba at the 1988 Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Archived from the original on 2020-04-17. Retrieved 2011-07-16.