Japan at the
1988 Summer Olympics
Flag of Japan (1870-1999).svg
IOC codeJPN
NOCJapanese Olympic Committee
Websitewww.joc.or.jp (in Japanese and English)
in Seoul
Competitors255 (186 men and 69 women) in 23 sports
Flag bearer Mikako Kotani
Medals
Ranked 14th
Gold
4
Silver
3
Bronze
7
Total
14
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)

Japan competed at the 1988 Summer Olympics in Seoul, South Korea. 255 competitors, 186 men and 69 women, took part in 166 events in 23 sports.[1]

Medalists

Archery

Main article: Archery at the 1988 Summer Olympics

In their fourth Olympic archery competition, Japan was unable to win any medals. Defending bronze medallist Hiroshi Yamamoto placed eighth, the only individual archer to make the finals. The men's team placed sixth overall, while the women's team was last place.

Women's Individual Competition:

Men's Individual Competition:

Women's Team Competition:

Men's Team Competition:

Athletics

Main article: Athletics at the 1988 Summer Olympics

Men's 100 metres

Men's 200 metres

Men's 400 metres

Men's 5,000 metres

Men's 10,000 metres

  • Heat — 28:16.43
  • Final — 28:09.70 (→ 14th place)
  • Heat — 28:26.04
  • Final — 29:04.44 (→ 17th place)
  • Heat — did not finish (→ did not advance)

Men's Marathon

  • Final — 2:11:05 (→ 4th place)
  • Final — 2:13:41 (→ 9th place)
  • Final — 2:15:42 (→ 17th place)

Men's 4 × 100 m Relay

  • Heat — 39.70
  • Semi Final — 38.90 (→ did not advance)

Men's 4 × 400 m Relay

  • Heat — 3:05.63
  • Semi Final — 3:03.80 (→ did not advance)

Men's Long Jump

  • Qualification — 7.48m (→ did not advance)
  • Qualification — NM (→ did not advance)

Men's Triple Jump

Men's Javelin Throw

  • Qualification — 77.46m (→ did not advance)
  • Qualification — 76.90m (→ did not advance)

Men's 20 km Walk

  • Final — 1:24:08 (→ 26th place)
  • Final — 1:32:46 (→ 47th place)

Men's 50 km Walk

  • Final — 4'03:12 (→ 31st place)


Women's 10,000 metres

Women's Marathon

  • Final — 2:34:41 (→ 25th place)
  • Final — 2:35:15 (→ 28th place)
  • Final — 2:35:26 (→ 29th place)

Women's High Jump

Women's Javelin Throw

  • Qualification — 56.26m (→ did not advance)

Boxing

Main article: Boxing at the 1988 Summer Olympics

Men's Light Flyweight (– 48 kg)

Canoeing

Main article: Canoeing at the 1988 Summer Olympics

Cycling

Main article: Cycling at the 1988 Summer Olympics

Twelve cyclists, nine men and three women, represented Japan in 1988.

Men's road race
Men's sprint
Men's 1 km time trial
Men's team pursuit
Men's points race
Women's road race
Women's sprint

Diving

Main article: Diving at the 1988 Summer Olympics

Equestrianism

Main article: Equestrian at the 1988 Summer Olympics

Fencing

Main article: Fencing at the 1988 Summer Olympics

Ten fencers, five men and five women, represented Japan in 1988.

Men's foil
Men's team foil
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

Men's Team Competition

  • vs East Germany (18 — 25)
  • vs Spain (19 — 25)
  • vs Hungary (19 — 22)
  • vs South Korea (24 — 33)
  • vs Czechoslovakia (17 — 21)
  • 11th/12th place: vs United States 24 — 21 (→ 11th place)

Judo

Main article: Judo at the 1988 Summer Olympics

Modern pentathlon

Main article: Modern pentathlon at the 1988 Summer Olympics

Three male pentathletes represented Japan in 1988.

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 — 52.08 (→ did not advance, 32nd place)

Men's 200 m Freestyle

  • Heat — 1:51.14
  • B-Final — 1:51.89 (→ 15th place)

Men's 400 m Freestyle

  • Heat — 4:02.02 (→ did not advance, 32nd place)
  • Heat — 4:05.68 (→ did not advance, 38th place)

Men's 1500 m Freestyle

  • Heat — 15:47.35 (→ did not advance, 25th place)
  • Heat — 15:52.06 (→ did not advance, 27th place)

Men's 100 m Backstroke

  • Heat — 55.90
  • Final — 55.05 (→
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    Gold Medal)
  • Heat — 57.54
  • B-Final — 57.13 (→ 12th place)

Men's 200 m Backstroke

  • Heat — 2:03.36
  • B-Final — 2:04.67 (→ 15th place)
  • Heat — 2:09.16 (→ did not advance, 32nd place)

Men's 100 m Breaststroke

  • Heat — 1:04.02
  • B-Final — 1:03.89 (→ 13th place)
  • Heat — 1:04.35 (→ did not advance, 18th place)

Men's 200 m Breaststroke

  • Heat — 2:17.69
  • B-Final — 2:18.03 (→ 10th place)
  • Heat — 2:22.23 (→ did not advance, 30th place)

Men's 100 m Butterfly

  • Heat — 54.82
  • B-Final — 54.98 (→ 14th place)
  • Heat — 56.19 (→ did not advance, 24th place)

Men's 200 m Butterfly

  • Heat — 2:01.42
  • B-Final — 2:02.18 (→ 15th place)
  • Heat — 2:02.30 (→ did not advance, 19th place)

Men's 200 m Individual Medley

  • Heat — 2:07.23 (→ did not advance, 19th place)
  • Heat — 2:08.11 (→ did not advance, 22nd place)

Men's 400 m Individual Medley

  • Heat — 4:28.11 (→ did not advance, 17th place)
  • Heat — 4:33.03 (→ did not advance, 25th place)

Men's 4 × 100 m Medley Relay

  • Heat — 3:46.88
  • Final — 3:44.36 (→ 5th place)

Women's 50 m Freestyle

  • Heat — 26.44
  • B-Final — 26.45 (→ 12th place)
  • Heat — 26.61 (→ did not advance, 20th place)

Women's 100 m Freestyle

  • Heat — 57.29
  • B-Final — 56.72 (→ 10th place)
  • Heat — 58.40 (→ did not advance, 32nd place)

Women's 200 m Freestyle

  • Heat — 2:01.76
  • B-Final — 2:02.31 (→ 14th place)
  • Heat — 2:06.18 (→ did not advance, 29th place)

Women's 400 m Freestyle

  • Heat — 4:15.51
  • B-Final — 4:15.59 (→ 15th place)
  • Heat — 4:17.30 (→ did not advance, 19th place)

Women's 800 m Freestyle

  • Heat — 8:39.55 (→ did not advance, 11th place)

Women's 100 m Backstroke

  • Heat — 1:05.38 (→ did not advance, 24th place)
  • Heat — 1:06.14 (→ did not advance, 26th place)

Women's 200 m Backstroke

  • Heat — 2:18.74
  • B-Final — 2:18.78 (→ 14th place)
  • Heat — 2:21.46 (→ did not advance, 20th place)

Women's 100 m Breaststroke

  • Heat — 1:13.36 (→ did not advance, 24th place)
  • Heat — 1:16.63 (→ did not advance, 26th place)

Women's 200 m Breaststroke

  • Heat — 2:35.81 (→ did not advance, 19th place)
  • Heat — 2:37.44 (→ did not advance, 23rd place)

Women's 100 m Butterfly

  • Heat — 1:02.04
  • B-Final — 1:01.80 (→ 10th place)
  • Heat — 1:02.35
  • B-Final — 1:02.53 (→ 14th place)

Women's 200 m Butterfly

  • Heat — 2:12.68
  • Final — 2:11.62 (→ 6th place)
  • Heat — 2:15.41
  • B-Final — 2:15.61 (→ 14th place)

Women's 200 m Individual Medley

  • Heat — 2:20.20
  • B-Final — 2:20.43 (→ 16th place)
  • Heat — 2:22.59 (→ did not advance, 22nd place)

Women's 400 m Individual Medley

  • Heat — 4:55.31 (→ did not advance, 19th place)
  • Heat — 5:00.92 (→ did not advance, 23rd place)

Women's 4 × 100 m Medley Relay

  • Heat — 4:18.88 (→ did not advance, 12th place)

Synchronized swimming

Main article: Synchronised swimming at the 1988 Summer Olympics

Three synchronized swimmers represented Japan in 1988.

Women's solo
Women's duet

Table tennis

Main article: Table tennis at the 1988 Summer Olympics

Tennis

Main article: Tennis at the 1988 Summer Olympics

Women's Singles Competition

  • First Round — Lost to Il-Soon Kim (South Korea) 3-6, 6-3, 5-7

Volleyball

Main article: Volleyball at the 1988 Summer Olympics

Men's Team Competition

  • Lost to United States (0-3)
  • Lost to Argentina (1-3)
  • Lost to France (1-3)
  • Defeated Tunisia (3-0)
  • Lost to the Netherlands (0-3)
  • 9th/12th place: Defeated South Korea (3-2)
  • 9th/10th place: Lost to Italy (2-3) → Tenth place

Women's Team Competition

  • Defeated Soviet Union (3-2)
  • Lost to East Germany (2-3)
  • Defeated South Korea (3-1)
  • Lost to Peru (2-3)
  • Lost to PR China (0-3) → Fourth place

Weightlifting

Main article: Weightlifting at the 1988 Summer Olympics

Wrestling

Main article: Wrestling at the 1988 Summer Olympics

References

  1. ^ "Japan at the 1988 Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Archived from the original on 2011-06-30. Retrieved 2011-07-23.