West Germany at the
1988 Summer Olympics
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IOC codeFRG
NOCGerman Olympic Sports Confederation
Websitewww.dosb.de (in German, English, and French)
in Seoul
Competitors347 (244 men, 103 women) in 24 sports
Flag bearer Reiner Klimke (equestrianism)
Medals
Ranked 5th
Gold
11
Silver
14
Bronze
15
Total
40
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)
Other related appearances
 Germany (1896–1936, 1952, 1992–)
 Saar (1952)
 United Team of Germany (1956–1964)

West Germany (Federal Republic of Germany) competed at the Olympic Games for the last time as an independent nation at the 1988 Summer Olympics in Seoul, South Korea. Following German reunification in 1990, a single German team would compete in the 1992 Summer Olympics. 347 competitors, 244 men and 103 women, took part in 194 events in 24 sports.[1]

Medalists

Gold

Silver

Bronze

Archery

Main article: Archery at the 1988 Summer Olympics

In West Germany's fourth archery competition, the six archers were not as successful as the German team had been four years earlier, but nevertheless qualified two individuals for the semifinals and ended up with 6th places in both the women's team and women's individual events.

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 5.000 metres

  • First Round — 13:58.58
  • Semi Final — 13:22.71
  • Final — 13:15.52 (→
    Silver
    Silver Medal)

Men's Marathon

  • Final — 2:16.54 (→ 23rd place)

Men's 4 × 100 m Relay

  • Heat — 39.01
  • Semi Final — 38.75
  • Final — 38.55 (→ 6th place)

Men's 4 × 400 m Relay

  • Heat — 3:03.90
  • Semi Final — 3:00.66
  • Final — 3:00.56 (→
    Bronze
    Bronze Medal)

Men's 3.000m Steeplechase

  • Heat — 8:36.37
  • Semi Final — 8:25.19 (→ did not advance)

Men's Javelin Throw

  • Qualification — 80.52m
  • Final — 82.72m (→ 4th place)

Men's Discus Throw

  • Qualifying Heat – 65.70m
  • Final – 67.38m (→
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    Bronze Medal)
  • Qualifying Heat – 61.44m
  • Final – 64.94m (→ 8th place)
  • Qualifying Heat – 57.50m (→ did not advance)

Men's Hammer Throw

  • Qualifying Heat — 77.24m
  • Final — 79.16m (→ 5th place)
  • Qualifying Heat — 75.84m (→ did not advance)


Women's 4 × 400 m Relay

  • Heat — 3:27.75
  • Final — 3:22.49 (→ 4th place)

Women's Marathon

  • Final — 2"34.26 (→ 21st place)
  • Final — 2"35.11 (→ 27th place)

Women's Javelin Throw

  • Qualification – 63.32m
  • Final – 60.76m (→ 8th place)
  • Qualification – 60.20m (→ did not advance)

Women's Shot Put

  • Qualification – 20.39m
  • Final – 20.27m (→ 5th place)
  • Qualification – 19.06m (→ did not advance)

Women's Heptathlon

  • Final Result — 6109 points (→ 14th place)
  • Final Result — 2513 points (→ 27th place)

Boxing

Main article: Boxing at the 1988 Summer Olympics

Men's Light Heavyweight (– 81 kg)

Men's Super Heavyweight (+ 91 kg)

Canoeing

Main article: Canoeing at the 1988 Summer Olympics

Cycling

Main article: Cycling at the 1988 Summer Olympics

Fifteen cyclists, twelve men and three women, represented West Germany in 1988.

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

Diving

Main article: Diving at the 1988 Summer Olympics

Equestrian

Main article: Equestrian at the 1988 Summer Olympics

Fencing

Main article: Fencing at the 1988 Summer Olympics

20 fencers, 15 men and 5 women, represented the West Germany 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

Football

Main article: Football at the 1988 Summer Olympics

  • West Germany – Brazil 1-1 (Brazil won 3-2 in penalty shootout)

Gymnastics

Main article: Gymnastics at the 1988 Summer Olympics

Hockey

Main article: Field hockey at the 1988 Summer Olympics

Men's Team Competition

Women's Team Competition

  • 5th-8th place: West Germany – United States 2-1
  • 5th-6th place: West Germany – Canada 4-2 (→ Fifth 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 West Germany 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 50 m Freestyle

Men's 100 m Freestyle

Men's 200 m Freestyle

Men's 400 m Freestyle

Men's 1500 m Freestyle

Men's 100 m Backstroke

Men's 200 m Backstroke

Men's 100 m Breaststroke

Men's 200 m Breaststroke

Men's 100 m Butterfly

Men's 200 m Butterfly

Men's 200 m Individual Medley

Men's 400 m Individual Medley

Men's 4 × 100 m Freestyle Relay

Men's 4 × 200 m Freestyle Relay

Men's 4 × 100 m Medley Relay

Women's 50 m Freestyle

Women's 100 m Freestyle

Women's 200 m Freestyle

Women's 400 m Freestyle

Women's 800 m Freestyle

Women's 100 m Backstroke

Women's 200 m Backstroke

Women's 100 m Breaststroke

Women's 200 m Breaststroke

Women's 100 m Butterfly

Women's 200 m Butterfly

Women's 200 m Individual Medley

Women's 4 × 100 m Freestyle Relay

Women's 400 m Individual Medley

Women's 4 × 100 m Medley Relay

Synchronized swimming

Main article: Synchronised swimming at the 1988 Summer Olympics

Three synchronized swimmers represented West Germany 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

Men's Singles Competition


Women's Singles Competition

Water polo

Main article: Water polo at the 1988 Summer Olympics

Men's Team Competition

Weightlifting

Main article: Weightlifting at the 1988 Summer Olympics

Wrestling

Main article: Wrestling at the 1988 Summer Olympics

References

  1. ^ "West Germany at the 1988 Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Archived from the original on 2020-04-17. Retrieved 2011-07-30.