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The 1988 Summer Olympics, officiallyknown as the Games of the XXIVOlympiad, were an international multi-sport event celebr...
In preparation for the 1988 Olympics,the International Olympic Committeeworked to prevent another Olympicboycott by the Ea...
Afghanistan (5)              Burkina Faso (6)                Gambia (7)Algeria (46)                 Burma (2)             ...
Japan (289)                      Niger (8)                               Sudan (8)Jordan (9)                        Nigeri...
Athletics       FightBasketball      SwimmingHandball        Synchronized swimming                CanoeingBoxing          ...
1467 relievers carried the Olympic    Hodori was the official mascot of thetorch in a 15250 km tour that began   1988 Summ...
Carl Lewis and nicknamed the "hijo delKristin Otto is most famous for being the   viento" is an American retired specialis...
But the big news of the Games came out of the tracks, in thelaboratory, when it emerged that one of the seven athletes dis...
Sergei Bubka (pole vault) in the 1988 Seoul Games title and reached the Olympicrecord with a jump of 5 meters 90 centimet...
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  1. 1. The 1988 Summer Olympics, officiallyknown as the Games of the XXIVOlympiad, were an international multi-sport event celebrated from 17September to 2 October 1988 in Seoul,South Korea.They were the second summer OlympicGames to be held in Asia and the firstsince the 1964 Summer Olympics heldin Tokyo, Japan.In the Seoul Games, 160 nations wererepresented by a total of 8391athletes: 6197 men and 2194 women.These were the last Olympic Games forthe Soviet Union and East Germany, asboth ceased to exist before the nextOlympic Games.
  2. 2. In preparation for the 1988 Olympics,the International Olympic Committeeworked to prevent another Olympicboycott by the Eastern Bloc as hadhappened at the 1984 SummerOlympics in Los Angeles. Theagreement of the Soviet Union broughta pledge of equal participation.Another point of conflict was that NorthKorea demanded that eleven of the 23Olympic sports be carried out on itsterritory, and also demanded specialopening and closing ceremonies.North Korea boycotted the Games afterthe failed negotiations and wassupported by Cuba, Nicaragua andEthiopia.
  3. 3. Afghanistan (5) Burkina Faso (6) Gambia (7)Algeria (46) Burma (2) East Germany (291)American Samoa (6) Cameroon (15) West Germany (404)Andorra (3) Canada (379) Ghana (18)Angola (29) Cayman Islands (8) Great Britain (369)Antigua and Barbuda (16) Central African Republic (16) Greece (58)Argentina (125) Chad (6) Grenada (6)Aruba (8) Chile (18) Guam (20)Australia (295) China (293) Guatemala (30)Austria (88) Colombia (43) Guinea (8)Bahamas (17) Congo (9) Guyana (8)Bahrain (11) Cook Islands (6) Haiti (4)Bangladesh (6) Costa Rica (16) Honduras (7)Barbados (17) Côte dIvoire (32) Hong Kong (49)Belgium (65) Cyprus (9) Hungary (203)Belize (10) Czechoslovakia (171) Iceland (32)Benin (7) Denmark (92) India (46)Bermuda (13) Djibouti (7) Indonesia (31)Bhutan (3) Dominican Republic (16) Iran (27)Bolivia (7) Ecuador (26) Iraq (31)Botswana (8) Egypt (54) Ireland (65)Brazil (171) El Salvador (6) Israel (19)British Virgin Islands (3) Equatorial Guinea (6) Italy (286) Bulgaria (186) Fiji (24) Jamaica (35)
  4. 4. Japan (289) Niger (8) Sudan (8)Jordan (9) Nigeria (76) Suriname (6)Kenya (76) Norway (79) Swaziland (11)South Korea (467, host nation) Oman (13) Sweden (205)Kuwait (31) Pakistan (31) Switzerland (109)Laos (6) Panama (6) Syria (16)Lebanon (8) Papua New Guinea (12) Chinese Taipei (90)Lesotho (6) Paraguay (10) Tanzania (10)Liberia (8) Peru (22) Thailand (16)Libya (6) Philippines (33) Togo (6)Liechtenstein (12) Poland (152) Tonga (6)Luxembourg (8) Portugal (68) Trinidad and Tobago (6)Malawi (17) Puerto Rico (70) Tunisia (41)Malaysia (13) Qatar (12) Turkey (50)Maldives (7) Romania (64) Uganda (25)Mali (6) Rwanda (6) United Arab Emirates (12)Malta (9) Saint Vincent and the Grenadines (7) United States (615)Mauritania (6) Samoa (11) Uruguay (14)Mauritius (8) San Marino (11) Vanuatu (6)Mexico (91) Saudi Arabia (14) Venezuela (18)Monaco (9) Senegal (22) Vietnam (10)Mongolia (28) Sierra Leone (15) Virgin Islands (26)Morocco (27) Singapore (8) North Yemen (11)Mozambique (6) Solomon Islands (7) South Yemen (8)Nepal (18) Somalia (7) Yugoslavia (157)Netherlands (192) Soviet Union (514) Zaire (18)Netherlands Antilles (3) Spain (269) Zambia (31)New Zealand (93) Sri Lanka (6) Zimbabwe (31)
  5. 5. Athletics FightBasketball SwimmingHandball Synchronized swimming CanoeingBoxing Modern pentathlonCycling RemoHorse riding JumpsFencing TennisFootball Table tennis ShootingGymnastics ArcheryWeightlifting CandleField hockey VolleyballJudo (M) Water Polo
  6. 6. 1467 relievers carried the Olympic Hodori was the official mascot of thetorch in a 15250 km tour that began 1988 Summer Olympic Games inon August 23 in Olympia (Greece),and then, the torch went to Korea. Seoul, South Korea.
  7. 7. Carl Lewis and nicknamed the "hijo delKristin Otto is most famous for being the viento" is an American retired specialist infirst woman to win six gold medals at a tests of speed and long jump. In thesingle Olympic Games, doing so at the Olympic Games of Seoul 1988 added two1988 Seoul Olympic games. Otto was also gold medals, becoming the first athlete tothe first woman to swim the short course win the long jump competition in two100 meter backstroke in under a minute. consecutive Olympic Games and he won a 100m.
  8. 8. But the big news of the Games came out of the tracks, in thelaboratory, when it emerged that one of the seven athletes disqualifiedfor banned substance was the Canadian athlete Ben Johnson, who haddrawn the attention of the world by winning the 100 meters with thenew world record.
  9. 9. Sergei Bubka (pole vault) in the 1988 Seoul Games title and reached the Olympicrecord with a jump of 5 meters 90 centimeters.Gelindo Bordin is an Italian athlete, winner of gold medal in the marathon at the1988 Seoul Olympics.Lennox Lewis won the Gold Medal in the 1988 Seoul Olympics in boxing.Florence Griffith won 3 Golds medals in100m, 200m and 4x100m, and won asilver medal in 4x400m.

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