Yugoslavia at the
1988 Summer Olympics
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IOC codeYUG
NOCYugoslav Olympic Committee
in Seoul
Competitors155 (117 men and 38 women) in 18 sports
Flag bearer Matija Ljubek
Medals
Ranked 16th
Gold
3
Silver
4
Bronze
5
Total
12
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)
Other related appearances
 Serbia (1912, 2008–)
 Croatia (1992–)
 Slovenia (1992–)
 Bosnia and Herzegovina (1992 S–)
 Independent Olympic Participants (1992 S)
 North Macedonia (1996–)
 Serbia and Montenegro (1996–2006)
 Montenegro (2008–)
 Kosovo (2016–)

Athletes from the Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia competed at the 1988 Summer Olympics in Seoul, South Korea. This was the last time that the SFR Yugoslavia competed in the Summer Olympics. 155 competitors, 117 men and 38 women, took part in 72 events in 18 sports.[1]

Medalists

Medal Name Sport Event
 Gold Goran Maksimović Shooting Men's Air Rifle
 Gold Jasna Šekarić Shooting Women's Air Pistol
 Gold Dragan Andrić
Mislav Bezmalinović
Perica Bukić
Veselin Đuho
Igor Gočanin
Deni Lušić
Igor Milanović
Tomislav Paškvalin
Renco Posinković
Goran Rađenović
Dubravko Šimenc
Aleksandar Šoštar
Mirko Vičević
Water Polo Men's Team Competition
 Silver Shaban Tërstena Wrestling Men's Freestyle Flyweight (52 kg)
 Silver Ilija Lupulesku
Zoran Primorac
Table Tennis Men's Doubles
 Silver Anđelija Arbutina
Vesna Bajkuša
Polona Dornik
Slađana Golić
Kornelija Kvesić
Mara Lakić
Žana Lelas
Bojana Milošević
Razija Mujanović
Danira Nakić
Stojna Vangelovska
Eleonora Wild
Basketball Women's Team Competition
 Silver Franjo Arapović
Zoran Čutura
Danko Cvjetičanin
Vlade Divac
Toni Kukoč
Željko Obradović
Žarko Paspalj
Dražen Petrović
Dino Rađa
Zdravko Radulović
Stojko Vranković
Jurij Zdovc
Basketball Men's Team Competition
 Bronze Damir Škaro Boxing Men's Light Heavyweight
 Bronze Sadik Mujkić
Bojan Prešern
Rowing Men's Coxless Pairs
 Bronze Jasna Šekarić Shooting Women's Sport Pistol
 Bronze Gordana Perkučin
Jasna Fazlić
Table Tennis Women's Doubles
 Bronze Mirko Bašić
Jožef Holpert
Boris Jarak
Slobodan Kuzmanovski
Muhamed Memić
Alvaro Načinović
Goran Perkovac
Zlatko Portner
Iztok Puc
Rolando Pušnik
Momir Rnić
Zlatko Saračević
Irfan Smajlagić
Ermin Velić
Veselin Vujović
Handball Men's Team Competition

Athletics

Main article: Athletics at the 1988 Summer Olympics

Men's 400 metres

Men's 800 metres

Men's 1,500 metres

Men's Marathon

  • Final — 2:17:47 (→ 25th place)

Men's 400 metres Hurdles

Men's 4 × 400 m Relay

  • Heat — 3:05.62
  • Semi Final — 3:01.59 (→ did not advance)

Men's Javelin Throw

  • Qualification — 79.90 m
  • Final — 73.28 m (→ 12th place)

Women's 800 metres

Women's High Jump

Basketball

Main article: Basketball at the 1988 Summer Olympics

Men's tournament

Main article: Basketball at the 1988 Summer Olympics – Men's tournament

Team roster

The following is the Yugoslavia roster in the men's basketball tournament of the 1988 Summer Olympics.[2]

Players Coaches
Pos. No. Name Age – Date of birth Height Club Ctr.
SG 4 Dražen Petrović 23 – (1964-10-22)22 October 1964 1.96 m (6 ft 5 in) KK Cibona Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia
SG 5 Zdravko Radulović 21 – (1966-12-12)12 December 1966 1.91 m (6 ft 3 in) KK Bosna Royal Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia
F 6 Zoran Čutura 26 – (1962-03-12)12 March 1962 2.02 m (6 ft 8 in) KK Cibona Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia
F 7 Toni Kukoč 19 – (1968-09-18)18 September 1968 2.08 m (6 ft 10 in) KK Split Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia
F 8 Žarko Paspalj 22 – (1966-03-27)27 March 1966 2.07 m (6 ft 9 in) KK Partizan Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia
PG 9 Željko Obradović 28 – (1960-03-09)9 March 1960 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in) KK Partizan Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia
G 10 Jure Zdovc 21 – (1966-12-13)13 December 1966 1.98 m (6 ft 6 in) KK Olimpija Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia
C 11 Stojko Vranković 24 – (1964-01-22)22 January 1964 2.18 m (7 ft 2 in) KK Zadar Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia
C 12 Vlade Divac 20 – (1968-02-03)3 February 1968 2.16 m (7 ft 1 in) KK Partizan Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia
C 13 Dino Rađa 21 – (1967-04-24)24 April 1967 2.11 m (6 ft 11 in) KK Split Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia
C 14 Franjo Arapović 23 – (1965-06-02)2 June 1965 2.15 m (7 ft 1 in) KK Cibona Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia
SG 15 Danko Cvjetićanin 24 – (1963-10-16)16 October 1963 1.98 m (6 ft 6 in) KK Cibona Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia
Head coach
Dušan Ivković
Legend
  • Club – describes last
    club before the tournament
  • Age – describes age
    on 17 September 1988
Group play
Pos Team Pld W L PF PA PD Pts Qualification
1  Yugoslavia 5 4 1 468 384 +84 9[a] Quarterfinals
2  Soviet Union 5 4 1 460 393 +67 9[a]
3  Australia 5 3 2 429 408 +21 8[b]
4  Puerto Rico 5 3 2 382 387 −5 8[b]
5  Central African Republic 5 1 4 346 436 −90 6 9th–12th classification round
6  South Korea (H) 5 0 5 384 461 −77 5
Source: FIBA archive
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) head-to-head points; 3) head-to-head goal average; 4) head-to-head number of points scored.
(H) Host
Notes:
  1. ^ a b Head-to-head record: Yugoslavia 1–0 Soviet Union
  2. ^ a b Head-to-head record: Australia 1–0 Puerto Rico


18 September 1988
Soviet Union  79–92  Yugoslavia
Scoring by half: 33–39, 46–53
20 September 1988
Central African Republic  79–92  Yugoslavia
Scoring by half: 33–39, 46–53
21 September 1988
South Korea  92–104  Yugoslavia
Scoring by half: 46–48, 46–56
23 September 1988
Australia  78–98  Yugoslavia
Scoring by half: 43–52, 35–46
24 September 1988
Puerto Rico  74–72  Yugoslavia
Scoring by half: 36–37, 38–35
Quarterfinals
26 September 1988 (1988-09-26)
21:30
Yugoslavia  95–73  Canada
Scoring by half: 40–26, 55–47
Pts: Divac 17
Rebs: Vranković 9
Asts: Cvjetićanin, Divac, Petrović 2
Pts: Walton 17
Rebs: Mungar, Walton 7
Asts: Hatch 2
Semifinals
28 September 1988 (1988-09-28)

Yugoslavia  91–70  Australia
Scoring by half: 44–31, 47–39
Pts: Petrović 24
Rebs: Divac 10
Asts: Petrović 3
Pts: Gaze 27
Rebs: Borner, Vlahov 4
Asts: Sengstock 4
Gold medal match
30 September 1998 (1998-09-30)

Yugoslavia  63–76  Soviet Union
Scoring by half: 28–31, 35–45
Pts: Petrović 24
Rebs: Divac 7
Asts: Petrović 4
Pts: Marčiulionis 21
Rebs: Sabonis 15
Asts: Marčiulionis 6

Women's tournament

Main article: Basketball at the 1988 Summer Olympics – Women's tournament

Team roster

The following is the Yugoslavia roster in the women's basketball tournament of the 1988 Summer Olympics.[3]

Players Coaches
Pos. No. Name Age – Date of birth Height Club Ctr.
SG 4 Stojna Vangelovska 24 – (1964-02-05)5 February 1964 1.72 m (5 ft 8 in) ŽKD Ježica Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia
SG 5 Mara Lakić 25 – (1963-08-18)18 August 1963 1.70 m (5 ft 7 in) ŽKK Jedinstvo Tuzla Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia
C 6 Žana Lelas 18 – (1970-05-28)28 May 1970 1.88 m (6 ft 2 in) ŽKK Šibenik Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia
SG 7 Eleonora Vild 19 – (1969-06-09)9 June 1969 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in) DJK Wildcats Aschaffenburg Germany
C 8 Kornelija Kvesić 25 – (1963-08-25)25 August 1963 1.88 m (6 ft 2 in) Israel
SG 9 Danira Nakić 19 – (1969-07-22)22 July 1969 1.84 m (6 ft 0 in) ŽKK Šibenik Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia
C 10 Slađana Golić 28 – (1960-02-12)12 February 1960 1.89 m (6 ft 2 in) ŽKK Vršac Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia
C 11 Polona Dornik 25 – (1962-11-20)20 November 1962 1.96 m (6 ft 5 in) ŽKD Ježica Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia
C 12 Razija Mujanović 21 – (1967-04-15)15 April 1967 2.02 m (6 ft 8 in) ŽKK Jedinstvo Tuzla Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia
G 13 Vesna Bajkuša 20 – (1968-05-21)21 May 1968 1.76 m (5 ft 9 in) Italy
SG 14 Anđelija Arbutina 21 – (1967-03-29)29 March 1967 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in) ŽKK Crvena zvezda Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia
C 15 Bojana Milošević 22 – (1965-11-29)29 November 1965 1.88 m (6 ft 2 in) France
Head coach
Milan Vasojević
Legend
  • Club – describes last
    club before the tournament
  • Age – describes age
    on 17 September 1988
Group play
Pos Team Pld W L PF PA PD Pts Qualification
1  United States 3 3 0 282 234 +48 6 Semifinals
2  Yugoslavia 3 2 1 199 211 −12 5
3  China 3 1 2 200 214 −14 4 Classification round
4  Czechoslovakia 3 0 3 202 224 −22 3
Source: FIBA
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) head-to-head points; 3) head-to-head goal average; 4) head-to-head number of points scored.


19 September 1988
21:30
China  53–56  Yugoslavia
Scoring by half: 32–35, 21–21
Pts: Zheng 13
Rebs: Zheng 7
Asts: Xue 3
Pts: Nakić 13
Rebs: Golić 9
Asts: Vangelovska 4
22 September 1988
9:45
United States  101–74  Yugoslavia
Scoring by half: 55–40, 46–34
Pts: Edwards 23
Rebs: McClain 9
Asts: Weatherspoon 2
Pts: Golić 16
Rebs: Dornik 4
Asts: Bajkuša, Vangelovska 2
25 September 1988
9:45
Czechoslovakia  57–69  Yugoslavia
Scoring by half: 15–41, 42–28
Pts: Dobrovičová 17
Rebs: Dobrovičová 9
Asts: Kalužáková 3
Pts: Nakić 24
Rebs: Dornik 8
Asts: Vangelovska 7
Semifinals
27 September 1998 (1998-09-27)
9:45
Australia  56–57  Yugoslavia
Scoring by half: 30–32, 26–25
Pts: Timms 19
Rebs: Dalton 8
Asts: Dalton, Maher 2
Pts: Mujanović 20
Rebs: Dornik, Mujanović, Nakić 4
Asts: Vangelovska 2
Gold medal game
29 September 1998 (1998-09-29)
12:00
Yugoslavia  70–77  United States
Scoring by half: 36–42, 34–35
Pts: Nakić 23
Rebs: Golić 10
Asts: Nakić 3
Pts: Edwards 18
Rebs: Brown 8
Asts: Edwards, McConnell 3

Boxing

Main article: Boxing at the 1988 Summer Olympics

Men's Featherweight (– 57 kg)

Men's Light-Welterweight (– 63,5 kg)

Men's Welterweight (– 67 kg)

  • First Round — Bye
  • Second Round — Lost to Robert Wangila (KEN), RSC-2

Men's Middleweight (– 75 kg)

Men's Light-Heavyweight (– 81 kg)

Men's Heavyweight (– 91 kg)

  • First Round — Bye
  • Second Round — Lost to Baik Hyun-Man (KOR), 0:5

Men's Super-Heavyweight (+ 91 kg)

  • First Round — Bye
  • Second Round — Lost to Ulli Kaden (GDR), 0:5

Canoeing

Main article: Canoeing at the 1988 Summer Olympics

Men's C-1 500 metres

C-1 1000 metres

C-2 1000 metres

Cycling

Main article: Cycling at the 1988 Summer Olympics

Six male cyclists represented Yugoslavia in 1988.

Men's road race
Men's team time trial

Football

Main article: Football at the 1988 Summer Olympics

Men's Team Competition

Gymnastics

Main article: Gymnastics at the 1988 Summer Olympics

Artistic Gymnastics

Men's Individual All-Around

Men's Floor Exercise

Men's Horse Vault

Men's Parallel Bars

Men's Horizontal Bar

Men's Rings

Men's Pommelled Horse

Rhythmic Gymnastics

Women's Individual

Handball

Main article: Handball at the 1988 Summer Olympics

Men's Team Competition

Women's Team Competition

Judo

Main article: Judo at the 1988 Summer Olympics

Men's Half-Lightweight

Men's Half-Middleweight

Men's Middleweight

Men's Heavyweight

Rowing

Main article: Rowing at the 1988 Summer Olympics

Men's coxless pair
Men's coxed pair
Men's coxed four

Sailing

Main article: Sailing at the 1988 Summer Olympics

Division II

Shooting

Main article: Shooting at the 1988 Summer Olympics

Men
Athlete Event Qualification Final
Score Rank Score Rank
Rajmond Debevec 10 m air rifle 585 25 Did not advance
Goran Maksimović 50 m rifle three positions 1173 8 Q 1271.5 8
50 m rifle prone 596 11 Did not advance
10 m air rifle 594 OR 1 Q 695.6 OR
Gold medal.svg
Srećko Pejović 50 m rifle three positions 1165 21 Did not advance
50 m rifle prone 588 47 Did not advance
Women
Athlete Event Qualification Final
Score Rank Score Rank
Mladenka Maleniča 50 m rifle three positions 570 28 Did not advance
10 m air rifle 387 22 Did not advance
Jasna Šekarić 25 m pistol 591 OR 1 Q 686
Bronze medal.svg
10 m air pistol 389 2 Q 489.5 OR
Gold medal.svg

Swimming

Main article: Swimming at the 1988 Summer Olympics

Men's 400 m Freestyle

  • Heat – 3:56.94 (→ did not advance, 20th place)
  • Heat – 3:58.90 (→ did not advance, 28th place)

Men's 1500 m Freestyle

  • Heat – 15:16.99
  • Final – 15:37.12 (→ 8th place)
  • Heat – 15:29.16 (→ did not advance, 18th place)

Women's 200 m Breaststroke

  • Heat – 2:40.80 (→ did not advance, 32nd place)

Women's 200 m Individual Medley

  • Heat – 2:19.38
  • Final – 2:19.63 (→ 13th place)

Women's 400 m Individual Medley

  • Heat – 4:54.17 (→ did not advance, 17th place)

Table tennis

Main article: Table tennis at the 1988 Summer Olympics

Men's Singles Competition

Men's Doubles Competition

Women's Singles Competition

Women's Doubles Competition

Tennis

Main article: Tennis at the 1988 Summer Olympics

Men's Singles Competition

Men's Doubles Competition

Women's Singles Competition

Water polo

Main article: Water polo at the 1988 Summer Olympics

Men's Team Competition

  • Lost to United States (6–7)
  • Defeated Hungary (10–9)
  • Defeated Greece (17–7)
  • Defeated Spain (10–8)
  • Defeated China (17–7)
  • Defeated West Germany (14–10)
  • Defeated United States (9–7) →
    Gold
    Gold Medal

Wrestling

Main article: Wrestling at the 1988 Summer Olympics

Greco-Roman

Men's Freestyle

References

  1. ^ "Yugoslavia at the 1988 Seoul Summer Games". Sports Reference. Archived from the original on 17 April 2020. Retrieved 3 July 2016.
  2. ^ "1988 Olympic Games : Tournament for Men". FIBA. Retrieved 30 July 2018.
  3. ^ "1988 Olympic Games : Tournament for Women". FIBA. Retrieved 2 August 2018.