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Badminton at the 1988 Summer Olympics

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Badminton at the 1988 Summer Olympics

Badminton was an exhibition sport at the 1988 Summer Olympics in Seoul. There were five events: men's singles, women's singles, men's doubles, women's doubles, and mixed doubles. Competitions took place at the Seoul National University Gymnasium on September 19, 1988.


The competitors were selected according to the results of the 1987 IBF World Championships.


Event 1st place 2nd place 3rd place
Men's singles
Yang Yang Icuk Sugiarto Park Sung-hae
Women's singles
Hwang Hye-young Han Aiping Sumiko Kitada
Men's doubles
Li Yongbo
Tian Bingyi
Lee Sang-bok
Lee Kwang-jin
Shuji Matsuno
Shinji Matsuura
Women's doubles
Kim Yun-ja
Chung So-young
Lin Ying
Guan Weizhen
Dorte Kjær
Nettie Nielsen
Mixed doubles
Park Joo-bong
Chung Myung-hee
Wang Pengren
Shi Fangjing
 HKG Chan Chi Choi
 HKG Amy Chan Lim Chee

Medal table

Rank Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1 South Korea 3 1 1 5
2 China 2 3 0 5
3 Indonesia 0 1 0 1
4 Japan 0 0 2 2
5 Denmark 0 0 1 1
6 Hong Kong 0 0 1 1

Participating nations


  • Official Olympic Report
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