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Gymnastics at the 1988 Seoul Summer Games:

Women's Uneven Bars

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Host City: Seoul, South Korea
Venue(s): Olympic Gymnastics Hall, Olympic Park, Seoul
Date Started: September 19, 1988
Date Finished: September 25, 1988

Gold: ROU Daniela Silivaș
Silver: GDR Dagmar Kersten
Bronze: URS Yelena Shushunova


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. The gold medal in this event went to Romania’s [Daniela Silivaş] who won with a perfect 20.0, scoring two perfect 10s in the team qualifying, and then a perfect 10 in the final round. At the modern Games (post-WW2), the only other times this happened on the 20-point scoring system was by Romania’s [Nadia Comăneci] in 1976 on uneven bars, and Japan’s [Shinji Morisue] in 1984 on the high bar. Silivaş had also won this event at the 1987 World Championships. Behind her was East German [Dagmar Kersten], who was also silver medalist at the 1985 Worlds, and Soviet [Yelena Shushunova], the individual all-around champion.

Final Standings

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC Medal PTS
1 Daniela Silivaș 16 Romania ROU Gold 20.000
2 Dagmar Kersten 17 East Germany GDR Silver 19.987
3 Yelena Shushunova 19 Soviet Union URS Bronze 19.962
4 Dörte Thümmler 16 East Germany GDR 19.900
5 Svetlana Boginskaya 15 Soviet Union URS 19.899
6 Iveta Poloková 18 Czechoslovakia TCH 19.837
7 Aurelia Dobre 15 Romania ROU 19.824
8 Phoebe Mills 15 United States USA 19.787
5T QR Olha Strazheva 15 Soviet Union URS
9T QR Svetlana Baitova 16 Soviet Union URS
9T QR Natālija Laščonova 15 Soviet Union URS
9T QR Gabriela Potorac 15 Romania ROU
9T QR Brandy Johnson 15 United States USA
14 QR Fan Di 15 China CHN
15 QR Gabi Fähnrich 20 East Germany GDR
16T QR Ulrike Klotz 17 East Germany GDR
16T QR Diana Dudeva 20 Bulgaria BUL
18 QR Wang Wenjing 15 China CHN
19T QR Ivona Krmelová 18 Czechoslovakia TCH
19T QR Hana Říčná 19 Czechoslovakia TCH
19T QR Andrea Ladányi 19 Hungary HUN
19T QR Celestina Popa 18 Romania ROU
19T QR Lori Strong 16 Canada CAN
24T QR Melissa Marlowe 17 United States USA
24T QR Han Gyeong-Im 17 South Korea KOR
24T QR Laura Muñoz 18 Spain ESP
27 QR Delyana Vodenicharova 14 Bulgaria BUL
28T QR Park Ji-Suk 15 South Korea KOR
28T QR Eva Rueda 17 Spain ESP
28T QR Janine Rankin 16 Canada CAN
28T QR Yelena Shevchenko 16 Soviet Union URS
32T QR Patrizia Luconi 17 Italy ITA
32T QR Kelly Garrison-Steves 21 United States USA
34T QR Alena Dřevjaná 19 Czechoslovakia TCH
34T QR Chen Cuiting 17 China CHN
36T QR Zsuzsa Csisztu 18 Hungary HUN
36T QR Ivelina Raykova 16 Bulgaria BUL
38T QR Martina Velíšková 17 Czechoslovakia TCH
38T QR Bae Eun-Mi 15 South Korea KOR
38T QR Larissa Lowing 15 Canada CAN
41T QR Lidia Castillejo 19 Spain ESP
41T QR Nuria García 15 Spain ESP
41T QR Giulia Volpi 18 Italy ITA
44T QR Luísa Ribeiro 15 Brazil BRA
44T QR Ma Ying 17 China CHN
44T QR Manuela Hervás 16 Spain ESP
47T QR Miho Shinoda 16 Japan JPN
47T QR Boryana Stoyanova 20 Bulgaria BUL
49T QR Eszter Óváry 15 Hungary HUN
49T QR Karine Boucher 16 France FRA
51T QR Christina McDonald 18 Canada CAN
51T QR Mariya Kartalova 19 Bulgaria BUL
51T QR Eugenia Golea 17 Romania ROU
54 QR Maiko Morio 21 Japan JPN
55T QR Zsuzsa Miskó 16 Hungary HUN
55T QR Leanne Rycroft 19 Australia AUS
55T QR Foteini Varvariotou 14 Greece GRE
55T QR Mieko Mori 22 Japan JPN
59 QR Kim Nam-Ok 15 South Korea KOR
60T QR Bettina Schieferdecker 20 East Germany GDR
60T QR Chelle Stack 15 United States USA
62 QR Nuria Belchi 15 Spain ESP
63T QR Catherine Romano 16 France FRA
63T QR Yuriko Nanahara 16 Japan JPN
65T QR Makiko Sanada 15 Japan JPN
65T QR Sachiko Morimura 16 Japan JPN
67 QR Camelia Voinea 18 Romania ROU
68T QR Hope Spivey 17 United States USA
68T QR Karen Hargate 15 Great Britain GBR
70T QR Maria Cocuzza 25 Italy ITA
70T QR Wang Xiaoyan 20 China CHN
72 QR Monica Covacci 16 Canada CAN
73 QR Cathy Giancaspro 17 Canada CAN
74 QR Im Hye-Jin 15 South Korea KOR
75T QR Wang Huiying 17 China CHN
75T QR Jana Vejrková 21 Czechoslovakia TCH
77T QR Monique Allen 16 Australia AUS
77T QR Beáta Storczer 19 Hungary HUN
79T QR Sónia Moura 16 Portugal POR
79T QR María Flores-Wurmser 17 Guatemala GUA
81 QR Anne-Marie Bauduin 16 France FRA
82 QR Khrabrina Khrabrova 15 Bulgaria BUL
83 QR Michaela Ustorf 15 West Germany FRG
84 QR Isabella von Lospichl 18 West Germany FRG
85 QR Kim Eun-Mi 16 South Korea KOR
86 QR Martina Jentsch 20 East Germany GDR
87 QR Ágnes Miskó 16 Hungary HUN
88 QR Karen Kennedy 21 Great Britain GBR
89 QR Revital Sharon 17 Israel ISR
90 QR Mauricette Geller 15 Belgium BEL