Hungary at the
1988 Summer Olympics
IOC codeHUN
NOCHungarian Olympic Committee
Websitewww.olimpia.hu (in Hungarian and English)
in Seoul
Competitors188 (152 men and 36 women) in 20 sports
Flag bearer István Vaskuti
Medals
Ranked 6th
Gold
11
Silver
6
Bronze
6
Total
23
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)
Other related appearances
1906 Intercalated Games

Hungary competed at the 1988 Summer Olympics in Seoul, South Korea. The nation returned after the boycott of the Soviet-bloc of the 1984 Summer Olympics. 188 competitors, 152 men and 36 women, took part in 135 events in 20 sports.[1]

Medalists

Gold

Silver

Bronze

Athletics

Main article: Athletics at the 1988 Summer Olympics

Men's 100 metres

Men's 200 metres

Men's 110 metres Hurdles

Men's 4×100 metres Relay

Men's 3,000m Steeplechase

  • Heat — did not start (→ did not advance)

Men's Long Jump

  • Qualification — 7.91m
  • Final — 8.00m (→ 6th place)

Men's Pole Vault

Men's Hammer Throw

  • Qualification — 77.12m
  • Final — 78.36m (→ 6th place)
  • Qualification — 76.24m
  • Final — 77.04m (→ 7th place)
  • Qualification — 74.30m (→ did not advance)

Men's Decathlon

  1. 100 metres — 11.02s
  2. Long Jump — 7.29m
  3. Shot Put — 12.92m
  4. High Jump — 2.06m
  5. 400 metres — 48.23s
  6. 110m Hurdles — 14.96s
  7. Discus Throw — 39.54m
  8. Pole Vault — 5.00m
  9. Javelin Throw — 56.80m
  10. 1.500 metres — 4:17.85s

Men's 20 km Walk

  • Final — 1:23:18 (→ 21st place)

Men's 50 km Walk

  • Final — did not finish (→ no ranking)


Women's Marathon

  • Final — 2"32.26 (→ 13th place)

Women's Javelin Throw

  • Qualification — 64.30m
  • Final — 54.58m (→ 12th place)

Boxing

Main article: Boxing at the 1988 Summer Olympics

Men's Light Flyweight (– 48 kg)

Men's Featherweight (– 57 kg)

Canoeing

Main article: Canoeing at the 1988 Summer Olympics

Cycling

Main article: Cycling at the 1988 Summer Olympics

One male cyclist represented Hungary in 1988.

Men's individual pursuit
Men's point race

Diving

Main article: Diving at the 1988 Summer Olympics

Fencing

Main article: Fencing at the 1988 Summer Olympics

20 fencers, 15 men and 5 women, represented Hungary in 1988.

Men's foil
Men's team foil
Men's épée
Men's team épée
Men's sabre
Men's team sabre
Women's foil
Women's team foil

Gymnastics

Main article: Gymnastics at the 1988 Summer Olympics

Handball

Main article: Handball at the 1988 Summer Olympics

Judo

Main article: Judo at the 1988 Summer Olympics

Modern pentathlon

Main article: Modern pentathlon at the 1988 Summer Olympics

Three male pentathletes represented Hungary in 1988. János Martinek won an individual gold and the team also won gold too.

Men's Individual Competition:

Men's Team Competition:

Rhythmic gymnastics

Main article: Rhythmic gymnastics at the 1988 Summer Olympics

Rowing

Main article: Rowing at the 1988 Summer Olympics

Sailing

Main article: Sailing at the 1988 Summer Olympics

Shooting

Main article: Shooting at the 1988 Summer Olympics

Swimming

Main article: Swimming at the 1988 Summer Olympics

Men's 100 m Freestyle

  • Heat — 52.77 (→ did not advance, 42nd place)

Men's 200 m Freestyle

  • Heat — 1:53.75 (→ did not advance, 34th place)
  • Heat — 1:54.72 (→ did not advance, 37th place)

Men's 200 m Freestyle

  • Heat — 1:53.75 (→ did not advance, 34th place)
  • Heat — 1:54.72 (→ did not advance, 37th place)

Men's 400 m Freestyle

  • Heat — 3:53.44
  • B-Final — 3:53.24 (→ 10th place)
  • Heat — 3:56.29
  • B-Final — 3:56.00 (→ 16th place)

Men's 1500 m Freestyle

  • Heat — 15:23.01 (→ did not advance, 15th place)
  • Heat — 15:52.80 (→ did not advance, 28th place)

Men's 100 m Backstroke

  • Heat — 58.65 (→ did not advance, 28th place)

Men's 200 m Backstroke

  • Heat — 2:03.17
  • B-Final — 2:04.42 (→ 14th place)
  • Heat — DSQ (→ did not advance, no ranking)

Men's 100 m Breaststroke

  • Heat — 1:02.80
  • Final — 1:02.05 (→
    Silver Medal)
  • Heat — 1:03.08
  • Final — 1:02.50 (→ 5th place)

Men's 200 m Breaststroke

  • Heat — 2:14.97
  • Final — 2:13.52 (→
    Gold Medal)
  • Heat — 2:17.10
  • Final — 2:17.12 (→ 8th place)

Men's 200 m Individual Medley

  • Heat — 2:02.15
  • Final — 2:00.17 (→
    Gold Medal)
  • Heat — 2:09.08 (→ did not advance, 23rd place)

Men's 400 m Individual Medley

  • Heat — 4:16.55
  • Final — 4:14.75 (→
    Gold Medal)
  • Heat — 4:20.85
  • Final — 4:18.15 (→ 4th place)

Men's 4 × 100 m Medley Relay

  • Heat — 3:52.24 (→ did not advance, 16th place)


Women's 400 m Freestyle

  • Heat — 4:25.52 (→ did not advance, 29th place)

Women's 800 m Freestyle

  • Heat — 8:56.37 (→ did not advance, 23rd place)

Women's 100 m Backstroke

  • Heat — 1:02.09
  • Final — 1:01.56 (→
    Silver Medal)

Women's 200 m Backstroke

  • Heat — 2:11.01
  • Final — 2:09.29 (→
    Gold Medal)

Women's 100 m Breaststroke

  • Heat — 1:11.10
  • B-Final — 1:11.24 (→ 14th place)

Table tennis

Main article: Table tennis at the 1988 Summer Olympics

Tennis

Main article: Tennis at the 1988 Summer Olympics

Water polo

Main article: Water polo at the 1988 Summer Olympics

Men's Team Competition

  • Defeated Greece (12-10)
  • Lost to Yugoslavia (9-10)
  • Drew with Spain (6-6)
  • Defeated China (14-7)
  • Lost to United States (9-10)
  • Drew with Italy (9-9)
  • Defeated Australia (13-5) → 5th place

Weightlifting

Main article: Weightlifting at the 1988 Summer Olympics

Wrestling

Main article: Wrestling at the 1988 Summer Olympics

References

  1. ^ "Hungary at the 1988 Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Archived from the original on 2011-06-30. Retrieved 2011-07-20.