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Event

1988 Summergames Seoul (South Korea)

1988 Summergames Seoul (South Korea)

Year:1988
Type of game:Summergames
City:Seoul
Country:South_Korea South Korea
      

Date and place

Games of the 24th Olympiad Seoul 1988, September 17 to October 2

Statistics

Number of participants: 8391 (6197 men and 2194 women)

Total attendance: 3,305,944

Olympic Oath: Hur Jae (Korea, basketball), Son Mi-na (Korea, handball)

Olympic flame: 3 young athletes Son Chong-man, Kim Won-tak, Son Mi-jong
(a teacher, student and pupil)

Participating countries: 159
Afghanistan, Albania, Algeria, American Samoa, Andorra, Angola, Argentina, Aruba, Australia, Bahamas, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Barbados, Belgium, Belize, Benin, Bermuda, Bhutan, Burma, Bolivia, West Germany, Botswana, Brazil, British Virgin Islands, Brunei, Bulgaria, Burkina Faso, Canada, Cayman Islands, Central Africa, Chile, China, Colombia, Cook Islands, Costa Rica, Cuba, Cyprus, Denmark, Djibouti, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Egypt, El Salvador, Equatorial Guinea, Ethiopia, Fiji Islands, Philippines, Finland, France, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Grenada, Greece, Great Britain, Guam, Guatemala, Guinea, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Hungary, Hong Kong, Ireland, Iceland, India, Indonesia, Iran , Iraq, Israel, Italy, Ivory Coast, Jamaica, Japan, Yemen, Yugoslavia, Jordan, Cameroon, Qatar, Kenya, Kuwait, Congo, Korea, Laos, Lesotho, Lebanon, Liberia, Libya, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Virgin Islands, Madagascar, Malawi, Maldives, Malaysia, Mali, Malta, Morocco, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mexico, Monaco, Mongolia, Mozambique, Netherlands, Netherlands Antilles, Nepal, Nicaragua, New Zealand, Niger, Nigeria, North Korea, Norway, Oman, East Germany, Austria, Pakistan, Panama, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Peru, Poland, Portugal, Puerto Rico, Republic of Yemen, Romania, Rwanda, Samoa, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Singapore, Sudan, Solomon Islands, Somalia, Soviet Union, Spain, Sri Lanka, St.Vincent, Suriname, Syria, Taiwan, Tanzania, Thailand, Togo, Tonga, Trinidad and Tobago, Chad, Czechoslovakia, Tunisia, Turkey, Uruguay, Vanuatu, Venezuela, United States , United Arab Emirates, Vietnam, Zaire, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Sweden, Switzerland

Accomodations

Athletics in the sports complex, and the Seoul Olympic Park, Olympic Weightlifting at the Parc, Greco-Roman Wrestling in Sangmu, Freestyle Wrestling in Sangmu, Boxing in the Sports Center, Judo in Chang Chung, Modern Pentathlon in Park Seoul, Olympic Park , the sports complex and Taenung, gymnastics in the Olympic Park and sports complex, Fencing in the Olympic Park , Shooting in Taenung and Seoul, Archery in Hwarang , Cycling in Seoul, the Olympic Park and the Velodrome, Equestrian in Sport complex Seoul Park, Swimming in the sports complex, and the Seoul Olympic Park, Rowing in Han, Canoeing in Han , Sailing in Pusan, tennis in the Olympic Park , table tennis in Seoul, Basketball in Chamchil , Handball in Chamchil, Suwon and Seoul, Football in Taejon, Kwangju, Taegu, Pusan and Seoul, Hockey in Souguam , Volleyball in Hanyang, Saemaul and Chamchil, Water Polo in Chamchil.