Sweden at the
1988 Summer Olympics
Flag of Sweden.svg
IOC codeSWE
NOCSwedish Olympic Committee
Websitewww.sok.se (in Swedish and English)
in Seoul
Competitors185 (148 men and 37 women) in 23 sports
Flag bearer Agneta Andersson
Medals
Ranked 32nd
Gold
0
Silver
4
Bronze
7
Total
11
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)
Other related appearances
1906 Intercalated Games

Sweden competed at the 1988 Summer Olympics in Seoul, South Korea. 185 competitors, 148 men and 37 women, took part in 113 events in 23 sports.[1]

Medalists

Silver

Bronze

Archery

Main article: Archery at the 1988 Summer Olympics

The Swedish team continued their archery medal drought, though they took three top eight places in the women's individual, women's team, and men's team categories.

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

Sven Nylander was on location and scheduled to start in men's 400m hurdles, but ended up not starting due to illness.

Men's Hammer Throw

  • Qualifying Heat — 76.44m
  • Final — 74.24m (→ 11th place)
  • Qualifying Heat — no mark (→ did not advance)

Men's Javelin Throw

  • Qualification — 79.66m
  • Final — 78.30m (→ 8th place)
  • Qualification — 80.16m
  • Final — 78.22m (→ 9th place)

Men's Decathlon

  1. 100 metres — 11.46s
  2. Long Jump — 6.75m
  3. Shot Put — 16.07m
  4. High Jump — 2.00m
  5. 400 metres — 51.28s
  6. 110m Hurdles — 16.06s
  7. Discus Throw — 50.66m
  8. Pole Vault — 4.80m
  9. Javelin Throw — 72.80m
  10. 1.500 metres — 5:02.42s

Men's 50 km Walk

  • Final — 3'44:49 (→ 7th place)
  • Final — 3'53:34 (→ 20th place)
  • Final — DSQ (→ no ranking)


Women's Marathon

  • Final — 2"34.41 (→ 24th place)

Boxing

Main article: Boxing at the 1988 Summer Olympics

Canoeing

Main article: Canoeing at the 1988 Summer Olympics

Cycling

Main article: Cycling at the 1988 Summer Olympics

Eight cyclists, five men and three women, represented Sweden in 1988.

Men's road race
Men's team time trial
Women's road race

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

Eleven fencers, 10 men and one woman, represented Sweden in 1988.

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

Football

Main article: Football at the 1988 Summer Olympics

Summary

Key:

Team Event Group Stage Quarterfinal Semifinal Final / BM
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Rank Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Rank
Sweden men's Men's tournament  Tunisia
D 2–2
 China PR
W 2–0
 West Germany
W 2–1
1 Q  Italy
L 1–2 (a.e.t.)
Did not qualify 6

Gymnastics

Main article: Gymnastics at the 1988 Summer Olympics

Handball

Main article: Handball at the 1988 Summer Olympics

Summary

Key:

Team Event Group Stage Final / BM / Pl.
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Rank Opposition
Score
Rank
Sweden men's Men's tournament  Algeria
W 21–18
 Soviet Union
L 18–22
 Iceland
W 20–14
 United States
W 22–16
 Yugoslavia
L 21–25
3 Q  Czechoslovakia
W 27–18
5

Judo

Main article: Judo at the 1988 Summer Olympics

Modern pentathlon

Main article: Modern pentathlon at the 1988 Summer Olympics

Three male pentathletes represented Sweden in 1988.

Men's Individual Competition:

Men's Team Competition:

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 50m freestyle

  • Heat — 23.44
  • B-Final — 23.28 (→ 9th place)
  • Heat — 23.12
  • B-Final — 23.37 (→ 10th place)

Men's 100m freestyle

  • Heat — 50.22
  • Final — 50.35 (→ 7th place)
  • Heat — 50.45
  • Final — 50.54 (→ 8th place)

Men's 200m freestyle

  • Heat — 1:49.28
  • Final — 1:47.89 (→
    Silver
    Silver Medal)
  • Heat — 1:51.96 (→ did not advance, 21st place)

Men's 400m freestyle

  • Heat — 3:50.06
  • Final — 3:51.04 (→ 8th place)
  • Heat — 3:57.41 (→ did not advance, 21st place)

Men's 1500m freestyle

  • Heat — 15:24.33 (→ did not advance, 17th place)

Men's 200m Butterfly

  • Heat — 2:03.79 (→ did not advance, 26th place)

Men's 4 × 100 m freestyle relay

  • Heat — 3:23.09
  • Final — 3:21.07 (→ 5th place)

Men's 4 × 200 m freestyle relay

  • Heat — 7:23.82
  • Final — 7:19.10 (→ 6th place)


Women's 50m freestyle

  • Heat — 26.67 (→ did not advance, 23rd place)
  • Heat — 26.85 (→ did not advance, 24th place)

Women's 100m freestyle

  • Heat — 57.57 (→ did not advance, 21st place)
  • Heat — 57.97 (→ did not advance, 27th place)

Women's 200m freestyle

  • Heat — 2:03.32 (→ did not advance, 18th place)

Women's 100m Backstroke

  • Heat — 1:05.10 (→ did not advance, 22nd place)

Women's 200m Backstroke

  • Heat — 2:18.01 (→ 14th place)
  • B-Final — DSQ (→ no ranking)

Women's 100m Butterfly

  • Heat — 1:03.45 (→ did not advance, 22nd place)

Women's 200m Individual Medley

  • Heat — 2:18.86
  • B-Final — 2:19.35 (→ 12th place)

Women's 400m Individual Medley

  • Heat — 4:53.58
  • B-Final — 4:52.77 (→ 13th place)

Women's 4 × 100 m freestyle relay

  • Heat — 3:50.50 (→ did not advance, 9th place)

Women's 4 × 100 m medley relay

  • Heat — 4:17.72 (→ did not advance, 11th place)

Synchronized swimming

Main article: Synchronised swimming at the 1988 Summer Olympics

One synchronized swimmer represented Sweden in 1988.

Women's solo

Table tennis

Main article: Table tennis at the 1988 Summer Olympics

Tennis

Main article: Tennis at the 1988 Summer Olympics

Men's Singles Competition

Men's Doubles Competition


Women's Singles Competition

Volleyball

Main article: Volleyball at the 1988 Summer Olympics

Summary
Team Event Preliminary round Semifinal / Cl. Final / BM / Pl.
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
Sweden men Men's tournament  South Korea
W 3–2
 Soviet Union
L 0–3
 Italy
L 2–3
 Brazil
L 1–3
 Bulgaria
W 3–0
3 5th-8th semifinal
 Netherlands
L 2–3
7th place final
 France
W 3–2
7th

Men's Team Competition

  • Defeated South Korea (3-2)
  • Lost to Soviet Union (0-3)
  • Lost to Italy (2-3)
  • Lost to Brazil (1-3)
  • Defeated Bulgaria (3-0)
  • 5th/8th place: Lost to the Netherlands (2-3)
  • 7th/8th place: Defeated France (3-2) → Seventh place

Weightlifting

Main article: Weightlifting at the 1988 Summer Olympics

Wrestling

Main article: Wrestling at the 1988 Summer Olympics

References

  1. ^ "Sweden at the 1988 Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Archived from the original on 2020-04-17. Retrieved 2011-07-29.