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1988 Summer Olympics Gold Medal Winners

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List of Olympic gold medal winners from the 1988 Summer Olympics, listed alphabetically with photos when available. There was a lot of intense competition at the 1988 Summer Olympics, so these athletes who took home a gold medal should certainly be commended. These famous gold medal winning athletes all competed in their own particular event at the 1988 Summer Olympics, but what they all have in common is that they were able to rise above their competition and take home a medal for their country. Athletes here include everything from Lennox Lewis to Greg Louganis.

This list answers the question, "Which athletes won a gold medal at the 1988 Summer Olympics?" Every historic Olympic competitor from the 1988 Summer Olympics competed bravely, but only the ones on this list were lucky enough to win a gold medal.
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  • 1
    Adrian Moorhouse

    Adrian Moorhouse

    Men's 100m breaststroke

    Date Of Birth1964-05-24

    Place Of BirthBradford,United Kingdom,England,Yorkshire,West Yorkshire

    NationalityEngland

    Olympic Medalist Event CompetitionSwimming at the 1988 Summer Olympics - Men's 100 metre breaststroke

    Olympic Medalist Games1988 Summer Olympics

    Olympic Medals WonGold medal

  • 2
    Afanasijs Kuzmins

    Afanasijs Kuzmins

    Men's 25m rapid fire pistol

    Date Of Birth1947-03-22

    Olympic Medalist Event CompetitionShooting at the 1988 Summer Olympics - Men's 25 metre rapid fire pistol,Shooting at the 1992 Summer Olympics - Men's 25 metre rapid fire pistol

    Olympic Medalist Games1988 Summer Olympics,1992 Summer Olympics

    Olympic Medals WonGold medal,Silver medal

  • 3
    Alexander Belostenny
  • 4
    Aleksandr Kirichenko

    Aleksandr Kirichenko

    Track Cycling, Men's 1000m Time Trial

    Olympic Medalist Event CompetitionCycling at the 1988 Summer Olympics - Men's 1000m Time Trial

    Olympic Medalist Games1988 Summer Olympics

    Olympic Medals WonGold medal

  • 5
    Alexander Anatolyevich Volkov

    Date Of Birth1964-03-28

    Place Of BirthOmsk,Russia,Europe,Asia,North Eurasia

    Olympic Medalist Event CompetitionBasketball at the 1988 Summer Olympics - Men's tournament

    Olympic Medalist Games1988 Summer Olympics

    Olympic Medals WonGold medal

  • 6
    Alexander Karelin

    Alexander Karelin

    Men's Greco-Roman Wrestling, Super Heavyweight 100-130 kg

    Date Of Birth1967-09-19

    Place Of BirthNovosibirsk,Russia,Novosibirsk Oblast,Europe,Asia

    NationalityRussia

    Olympic Medalist Event CompetitionWrestling at the 1988 Summer Olympics - Men's Greco-Roman Super Heavyweight,Wrestling at the 2000 Summer Olympics - Men's Greco-Roman Super Heavyweight,Wrestling at the 1996 Summer Olympics - Men's Greco-Roman Super Heavyweight,Wrestling at the 1992 Summer Olympics - Men's Greco-Roman Super Heavyweight

    Olympic Medalist Games1988 Summer Olympics,2000 Summer Olympics,1996 Summer Olympics,1992 Summer Olympics

    Olympic Medals WonGold medal,Silver medal

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  • 7
    Alexander Kurlovitch

    Alexander Kurlovitch

    Men's Weightlifting, Super Heavyweight +110

    Date Of Birth1961-07-28

    Olympic Medalist Event CompetitionWeightlifting at the 1988 Summer Olympics - Men's Super Heavyweight +110 kg,Weightlifting at the 1992 Summer Olympics - Men's Super Heavyweight +110 kg

    Olympic Medalist Games1988 Summer Olympics,1992 Summer Olympics

    Olympic Medals WonGold medal

  • 8
    Anatoly Khrapaty

    Anatoly Khrapaty

    Men's Weightlifting, Middle Heavyweight 82.5-90 kg

    Date Of Birth1962-10-20

    Olympic Medalist Event CompetitionWeightlifting at the 1988 Summer olympics - Men's Middle Heavyweight 82.5-90 kg,Weightlifting at the 1996 Summer Olympics - Men's First Heavyweight 91-99 kg

    Olympic Medalist Games1988 Summer Olympics,1996 Summer Olympics

    Olympic Medals WonGold medal,Silver medal

  • 9
    András Sike

    András Sike

    Men's Greco-Roman Wrestling, Bantamweight 52-57kg

    Date Of Birth1965-07-18

    NationalityHungary

    Olympic Medalist Event CompetitionWrestling at the 1988 Summer Olympics - Men's Greco-Roman Bantamweight

    Olympic Medalist Games1988 Summer Olympics

    Olympic Medals WonGold medal

  • 10
    Andre Phillips

    Andre Phillips

    Men's Athletics, 400m hurdles

    Date Of Birth1959-09-05

    Place Of BirthMilwaukee,United States of America,Wisconsin

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Olympic Medalist Event CompetitionAthletics at the 1988 Summer Olympics - Men's 400 metre hurdles

    Olympic Medalist Games1988 Summer Olympics

    Olympic Medals WonGold medal

  • 11
    Andrea Lloyd-Curry

    Andrea Lloyd-Curry

    Women's basketball

    Olympic CountryUnited States of America

    Date Of Birth1965-02-09

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Olympic Medalist Event CompetitionBasketball at the 1988 Summer Olympics - Women's tournament

    Olympic Medalist Games1988 Summer Olympics

    Olympic Medals WonGold medal

  • 12
    Andreas Tews

    Andreas Tews

    Men's Boxing, Featherweight 54 - 57 kg

    Date Of Birth1968-09-11

    Place Of BirthRostock,Germany,Europe,Western Europe,Earth

    NationalityGermany

    Olympic Medalist Event CompetitionBoxing at the 1992 Summer Olympics - Featherweight,Boxing at the 1988 Summer Olympics - Flyweight

    Olympic Medalist Games1992 Summer Olympics,1988 Summer Olympics

    Olympic Medals WonGold medal,Silver medal

  • 13
    Andreas Zülow

    Andreas Zülow

    Men's Boxing, Lightweight 57 - 60kg

    Date Of Birth1965-10-23

    Place Of BirthLudwigslust,Germany,Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania,Europe,Western Europe

    NationalityGermany

    Olympic Medalist Event CompetitionBoxing at the 1988 Summer Olympics - Lightweight

    Olympic Medalist Games1988 Summer Olympics

    Olympic Medals WonGold medal

  • 14
    Andrew Maynard

    Andrew Maynard

    Men's Boxing, Light Heavyweight 75 - 81kg

    Date Of Birth1964-04-08

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Olympic Medalist Event CompetitionBoxing at the 1988 Summer Olympics - Light Heavyweight

    Olympic Medalist Games1988 Summer Olympics

    Olympic Medals WonGold medal

  • 15
    Andrzej Wroński

    Andrzej Wroński

    Men's Greco-Roman Wrestling, Heavyweight 90-100kg

    Date Of Birth1965-10-08

    Place Of BirthKartuzy,Poland,Pomeranian Voivodeship,Kartuzy County,Gmina Kartuzy

    NationalityPoland

    Olympic Medalist Event CompetitionWrestling at the 1988 Summer Olympics - Men's Greco-Roman Heavyweight,Wrestling at the 1996 Summer Olympics - Men's Greco-Roman Heavyweight

    Olympic Medalist Games1988 Summer Olympics,1996 Summer Olympics

    Olympic Medals WonGold medal

  • 16
    Andy Holmes

    Andy Holmes

    Men's Pairs with coxswain, Men's Pairs without coxswain

    Date Of Birth1959-10-15

    NationalityUnited Kingdom

    Olympic Medalist Event CompetitionRowing at the 1988 Summer Olympics – Men's coxed pairs,Rowing at the 1988 Summer Olympics – Men's coxless pairs,Rowing at the 1984 Summer Olympics – Men's coxed fours

    Olympic Medalist Games1988 Summer Olympics,1984 Summer Olympics

    Olympic Medals WonBronze medal,Gold medal

  • 17
    Anne Donovan

    Anne Donovan

    Women's basketball

    Olympic CountryUnited States of America

    Date Of Birth1961-11-01

    Place Of BirthRidgewood,Bergen County,New Jersey,United States of America,New York-White Plains-Wayne

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Olympic Medalist Event CompetitionBasketball at the 1988 Summer Olympics - Women's tournament

    Olympic Medalist Games1988 Summer Olympics

    Olympic Medals WonGold medal

  • 18
    Anthony Nesty

    Anthony Nesty

    Men's 100m butterfly

    Date Of Birth1967-11-25

    Place Of BirthTrinidad and Tobago,Earth,North America,Caribbean Sea,Southern Caribbean

    Olympic Medalist Event CompetitionSwimming at the 1988 Summer Olympics - Men's 100 metre butterfly,Swimming at the 1992 Summer Olympics - Men's 100 metre butterfly

    Olympic Medalist Games1988 Summer Olympics,1992 Summer Olympics

    Olympic Medals WonGold medal,Bronze medal

  • 19
    Anya Fichtel

    Anya Fichtel

    Women's Foil individual

    Date Of Birth1968-08-17

    Place Of BirthTauberbischofsheim,Baden-Württemberg,Main-Tauber,Germany,Europe

    NationalityGermany

    Olympic Medalist Event CompetitionFencing at the 1988 Summer Olympics - Women's Foil, Individual

    Olympic Medalist Games1988 Summer Olympics

    Olympic Medals WonGold medal

  • 20

    Arnd Schmitt

    Men's Épée individual

    Date Of Birth1965-07-13

    Place Of BirthHeidenheim,Germany,Baden-Württemberg,Europe,Western Europe

    NationalityGermany

    Olympic Medalist Event CompetitionFencing at the 1988 Summer Olympics - Men's Épée, Individual

    Olympic Medalist Games1988 Summer Olympics

    Olympic Medals WonGold medal

  • 21
    Arsen Fadzayev

    Arsen Fadzayev

    Men's Freestyle, Lightweight 62-68kg

    Date Of Birth1962-09-05

    Olympic Medalist Event CompetitionWrestling at the 1988 Summer Olympics - Men's Freestyle Lightweight,Wrestling at the 1992 Summer Olympics - Men's Freestyle Lightweight

    Olympic Medalist Games1988 Summer Olympics,1992 Summer Olympics

    Olympic Medals WonGold medal

  • 22
    Arvydas Sabonis

    Arvydas Sabonis

    Men's basketball

    Olympic CountryLithuania

    Date Of Birth1964-12-19

    Place Of BirthKaunas,Kaunas County,Lithuania,Aukštaitija,ISM University of Management and Economics

    NationalityLithuania

    Olympic Medalist Event CompetitionBasketball at the 1988 Summer Olympics - Men's tournament

    Olympic Medalist Games1988 Summer Olympics

    Olympic Medals WonGold medal

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  • 23

    Atanas Komchev

    Men's Greco-Roman Wrestling, Light Heavyweight 82-90 kg

    Date Of Birth1959-10-23

    Place Of BirthBurgas,Bulgaria,Burgas Province,Earth,Europe

    Olympic Medalist Event CompetitionWrestling at the 1988 Summer Olympics - Men's Greco-Roman Light Heavyweight

    Olympic Medalist Games1988 Summer Olympics

    Olympic Medals WonGold medal

  • 24
    Atsuji Miyahara

    Atsuji Miyahara

    Men's Greco-Roman Wrestling, Flyweight 48-52 kg

    Date Of Birth1958-12-20

    NationalityJapan

    Olympic Medalist Event CompetitionWrestling at the 1988 Summer Olympics - Men's Greco-Roman Flyweight,Wrestling at the 1984 Summer Olympics - Men's Greco-Roman Flyweight

    Olympic Medalist Games1988 Summer Olympics,1984 Summer Olympics

    Olympic Medals WonSilver medal,Gold medal

  • 25

    Aurélio Miguel

    Men's Judo, 86-95kg (half heavyweighgt)

    Date Of Birth1964-03-10

    Place Of BirthSão Paulo,Brazil,São Paulo,Southeast Region, Brazil

    NationalityBrazil

    Olympic Medalist Event CompetitionJudo at the 1988 Summer Olympics - Men's Half Heavyweight (95kg),Judo at the 1996 Summer Olympics - Men's Half-Heavyweight (95kg)

    Olympic Medalist Games1988 Summer Olympics,1996 Summer Olympics

    Olympic Medals WonGold medal,Bronze medal