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Weightlifting at the 1988 Seoul Summer Games:

Men's Flyweight

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Host City: Seoul, South Korea
Venue(s): Olympic Weightlifting Gymnasium, Olympic Park, Seoul
Date Started: September 18, 1988
Date Finished: September 18, 1988
Format: Total of best lifts in snatch and clean & jerk determined placement. Ties broken by lightest bodyweight.

Gold: BUL Sevdalin Marinov
Silver: KOR Jeon Byeong-Gwan
Bronze: CHN He Zhuoqiang

Summary

China’s [He Zhouqiang] held the world record but Bulgaria’s Sevdalin Marinov had won the last three World Championships and was favored. He opened with a world record snatch of 120.0 kg and won the gold medal, as he also had the best clean & jerk, giving him a world record total of 270.0 kg. Korea’s Jeon Byeong-Gwan won the silver as He Zhouqiang won the bronze only on bodyweight over his teammate Zhang Shoulie.

Final Standings

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC Medal K
1 Sevdalin Marinov 20 Bulgaria BUL Gold 270.0 WR
2 Jeon Byeong-Gwan 18 South Korea KOR Silver 260.0
3 He Zhuoqiang 21 China CHN Bronze 257.5
4 Zhang Shoulie 22 China CHN 257.5
5 Jacek Gutowski 28 Poland POL 247.5
6 Traian Cihărean 19 Romania ROU 240.0
7 Béla Oláh 32 Hungary HUN 237.5
8 Kazushito Manabe 29 Japan JPN 230.0
9 Hwang In-Dong 19 South Korea KOR 230.0
10 Humberto Fuentes 26 Venezuela VEN 227.5
11 Gurunathan Muthuswamy 25 India IND 227.5
12 José Luis Martínez 20 Spain ESP 225.0
13 José Andrés Ibáñez 22 Spain ESP 222.5
14 Chiang Ming-Hsiung 21 Chinese Taipei TPE 222.5
15 Sodikin 19 Indonesia INA 217.5
16 Levent Erdoğan 29 Turkey TUR 217.5
17 Yoshinori Namiki 25 Japan JPN 215.0
18 Gregory Hayman 30 Australia AUS 207.5
19 Raghavan Chanderasekaran 18 India IND 207.5
20 Gregorio Colonia 25 Philippines PHI 205.0
21 Khodor Al-Aywan 15 Lebanon LIB 185.0
22 Bharat Sawad Nepal NEP 180.0
AC Chung Yung-Chi 30 Chinese Taipei TPE [97.5]
AC Ramadan Aly 23 Egypt EGY [100.0]