El Salvador at the
1988 Summer Olympics
IOC codeESA
NOCEl Salvador Olympic Committee
Websitewww.teamesa.org (in Spanish)
in Seoul
Competitors5 (4 men and 1 woman) in 3 sports
Flag bearer Gustavo Manzur
Medals
Gold
0
Silver
0
Bronze
0
Total
0
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)

El Salvador competed at the 1988 Summer Olympics in Seoul, South Korea, from 17 September to 2 October 1988. This was the nation's fourth appearance at the Olympics.

Comité Olímpico de El Salvador sent a total of 6 athletes to the Games, 5 men and 1 women, to compete in 4 sports. Wrestler Gustavo Manzur was chosen to carry his nation's flag during the opening ceremony.

Competitors

Comité Olímpico de El Salvador selected a team of 6 athletes, 5 men and 1 women, to compete in 4 sports.[1] Wrestler Gustavo Manzur, at age 28, was the oldest athlete of the team, while boxer Henry Martínez was the youngest at age 17.

The following is the list of number of competitors participating in the Games.

Sport Men Women Total
Athletics 1 1 2
Boxing 2 0 2
Judo 1 0 1
Wrestling 1 0 1
Total 5 1 6

Athletics

Main article: Athletics at the 1988 Summer Olympics

Men
Combined events
Athlete Event 100 m LJ SP HJ 400 m 110H DT PV JT 1500 m Final Rank
Santiago Mellado Decathlon Result 11.33 6.83 11.63 2.06 48.37 15.39 37.52 4.60 55.42 4:30.07 7517 26
Points 789 774 584 859 891 803 614 790 669 744
Women
Track & road events
Athlete Event Final
Result Rank
Kriscia Lorena García Marathon 3:04:21 58

Boxing

Main article: Boxing at the 1988 Summer Olympics

Men
Athlete Event Round of 64 Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Henry Martínez Light Flyweight  Cheikh (ALG)
W 5–0
 Ben-Haim (ISR)
W (walk-over)
 Marinov (BUL)
L 0–5
Did not advance
Francisco Avelar Featherweight BYE  Achik (MAR)
L 1–4
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
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
Fredy Torres 71 kg BYE  Giorgi Tenadze (URS)
L
Did not advance =33

Wrestling

Main article: Wrestling at the 1988 Summer Olympics

Men's Freestyle
Athlete Event Eliminatory round Final Rank
Round 1 Round 2 Round 3 Round 4 Round 5 Round 6 / 7
Gustavo Manzur 68 kg  El-Khodary (EGY)
L 19–3
 Wattar (SYR)
L 3–16
Did not advance AC
Men's Greco-Roman
Athlete Event Eliminatory round Final Rank
Round 1 Round 2 Round 3 Round 4 Round 5 Round 6 / 7
Gustavo Manzur 68 kg  Souaken (MAR)
L 5:40
 Sipilä (FIN)
L 0–15
Did not advance AC

See also

References

  1. ^ "El Salvador at the 1988 Seoul Summer Games." Sports-Reference.com. Retrieved on 17 March 2014.