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Host City: Seoul, South Korea
Venue(s): Olympic Gymnastics Hall, Olympic Park, Seoul
Date Started: September 18, 1988
Date Finished: September 24, 1988

Gold: GDR Holger Behrendt
URS Dmitry Bilozerchev
Bronze: GDR Sven Tippelt
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As in 1984 eight gymnasts qualified for the final round from the team qualifying, with no more than two gymnasts per team allowed to advance to the finals. The total score consisted of 50% of the team qualifying scores, and the final round score from an optional routine on the apparatus. Yury Korolyov had won the World Championships on rings in both 1985 and 1987 but he did not make the 1988 Soviet team for Seoul. Soviet Dmitry Bilozerchev led the team qualifying but East German Holger Behrendt had the highest score in the final round as the two tied for first and shared the gold medal. Behrendt’s teammates Sven Tippelt won the bronze medal, as he had done on the parallel bars.

Final Standings

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC Medal PTS
1T Holger Behrendt 24 East Germany GDR Gold 19.925
1T Dmitry Bilozerchev 21 Soviet Union URS Gold 19.925
3 Sven Tippelt 23 East Germany GDR Bronze 19.875
4T Kalofer Khristozov 19 Bulgaria BUL 19.825
4T Valery Lyukin 21 Soviet Union URS 19.825
6T Jury Chechi 18 Italy ITA 19.800
6T Lou Yun 24 China CHN 19.800
8 György Guczoghy 26 Hungary HUN 19.700
5T QR Vladimir Artyomov 23 Soviet Union URS
5T QR Sergey Kharkov 17 Soviet Union URS
9T QR Andreas Aguilar 26 West Germany FRG
9T QR Vladimir Novikov 18 Soviet Union URS
9T QR Sylvio Kroll 23 East Germany GDR
9T QR Xu Zhiqiang 25 China CHN
9T QR Lyubomir Geraskov 19 Bulgaria BUL
16T QR Marius Tobă 20 Romania ROU
16T QR Deyan Kolev 22 Bulgaria BUL
18T QR Lado Gogoladze 22 Soviet Union URS
18T QR Andreas Wecker 18 East Germany GDR
18T QR Boris Preti 20 Italy ITA
21T QR Yukio Iketani 17 Japan JPN
21T QR Toshiharu Sato 19 Japan JPN
21T QR Wang Chongsheng 21 China CHN
21T QR Stoyko Gochev 23 Bulgaria BUL
21T QR Csaba Fajkusz 21 Hungary HUN
26T QR Valentin Pîntea 26 Romania ROU
26T QR Guo Linxian 23 China CHN
26T QR Li Chunyang 20 China CHN
29T QR Daisuke Nishikawa 18 Japan JPN
29T QR Josef Zellweger 24 Switzerland SUI
29T QR Alfonso Rodríguez 22 Spain ESP
29T QR Koichi Mizushima 23 Japan JPN
29T QR Dimitar Taskov 21 Bulgaria BUL
34T QR Curtis Hibbert 22 Canada CAN
34T QR Jürgen Brümmer 23 West Germany FRG
34T QR Ralf Büchner 21 East Germany GDR
34T QR Song Yu-Jin 21 South Korea KOR
34T QR Zsolt Horváth 20 Hungary HUN
39T QR Philippe Chartrand 24 Canada CAN
39T QR Takahiro Yamada 24 Japan JPN
39T QR Marius Gherman 21 Romania ROU
39T QR Ulf Hoffmann 27 East Germany GDR
39T QR Petar Georgiev 23 Bulgaria BUL
39T QR Paolo Bucci 20 Italy ITA
39T QR Li Ning 25 China CHN
46T QR Claude Carmona 24 France FRA
46T QR Hiroyuki Konishi 25 Japan JPN
48T QR Zsolt Borkai 23 Hungary HUN
48T QR Brad Peters 25 Canada CAN
48T QR Miguel Ángel Rubio 22 Spain ESP
48T QR Christian Chevalier 21 France FRA
52T QR Park Jong-Hun 23 South Korea KOR
52T QR Charles Lakes 24 United States USA
52T QR Marian Rizan 21 Romania ROU
52T QR Patrick Mattioni 21 France FRA
56T QR Jenő Paprika 28 Hungary HUN
56T QR Thierry Pecqueux 23 France FRA
58T QR Nicolae Bejenaru 20 Romania ROU
58T QR Kevin Davis 22 United States USA
58T QR Riccardo Trapella 20 Italy ITA
58T QR Scott Johnson 27 United States USA
62T QR Ju Yeong-Sam 22 South Korea KOR
62T QR Dominick Minicucci, Jr. 19 United States USA
26T QR Johan Jonasson 21 Sweden SWE
65T QR Adrian Sandu 21 Romania ROU
65T QR Andrew Morris 26 Great Britain GBR
67T QR Alan Nolet 20 Canada CAN
67T QR Bernhard Simmelbauer 25 West Germany FRG
67T QR Bruno Cavelti 27 Switzerland SUI
70 QR Daniel Winkler 26 West Germany FRG
71T QR Álvaro Montesinos 24 Spain ESP
71T QR Lance Ringnald 18 United States USA
73T QR James Rozon 24 Canada CAN
73T QR Kenneth Meredith 25 Australia AUS
75 QR Frédéric Longuepée 22 France FRA
76T QR Terry Bartlett 24 Great Britain GBR
76T QR Gabriele Sala 20 Italy ITA
76T QR Stéphane Cauterman 19 France FRA
79T QR Lorne Bobkin 22 Canada CAN
79T QR Mike Beckmann 20 West Germany FRG
81 QR Vittorio Allievi 25 Italy ITA
82 QR Wes Suter 24 United States USA
83T QR Ralph Kern 21 West Germany FRG
83T QR Jože Kolman 21 Yugoslavia YUG
85 QR Chang Chao-Chun 21 Chinese Taipei TPE
86 QR Gil Pinto 22 Brazil BRA
87 QR Tony Piñeda 24 Mexico MEX
88 QR Hélder Pinheiro 18 Portugal POR
89 QR Balázs Tóth 21 Hungary HUN