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Wrestling at the 1988 Seoul Summer Games:

Men's Middleweight, Greco-Roman

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Host City: Seoul, South Korea
Venue(s): Sangmu Gynmasium, Seongnam
Date Started: September 20, 1988
Date Finished: September 22, 1988
Format: Two groups (A and B). Double elimination tournament within each group. Top four in each group advance to placement matches for 1st-8th place.

Gold: URS Mikhail Mamiashvili
Silver: HUN Tibor Komáromi
Bronze: KOR Kim Sang-Gyu


The two favorites were Hungarian [Tibor Komáromi], the 1987 World Champion, and Soviet [Mikhail Mamiashvili], World Champion in 1983 and 1985-86 as a welterweight. Mamiashvili had recently defeated Komáromi in the final of the 1988 European Championships. Both won six matches in their groups to advance to the gold medal match. The final was no contest, with Mamiashvili dominating the Magyar, winning 10-1.

Final Standings

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC Medal RE CP
1 Mikhail Mamiashvili 24 Soviet Union URS Gold
2 Tibor Komáromi 24 Hungary HUN Silver
3 Kim Sang-Gyu 28 South Korea KOR Bronze
4 Stig Kleven 21 Norway NOR
5 Goran Kasum 22 Yugoslavia YUG
6 Magnus Fredriksson 28 Sweden SWE
7 John Morgan 25 United States USA
8 Bogdan Daras 28 Poland POL
AC Roger Gößner 23 West Germany FRG Eliminated r4/6 Group A 8,0
AC Angel Stoykov 27 Bulgaria BUL Eliminated r4/6 Group A 7,5
AC Moustafa Ramada Hussain 21 Egypt EGY Eliminated r3/6 Group A 4,0
AC Oumar N'Gom 30 Senegal SEN Eliminated r2/6 Group A 4,0
AC Barthelémy N'To 25 Cameroon CMR Eliminated r2/6 Group A 0,0
AC Pavel Frinta 19 Czechoslovakia TCH Eliminated r2/6 Group A 0,0
AC Mehdi Moradi-Ganjeh 24 Iran IRI Eliminated r2/6 Group A 0,0
AC Timo Niemi 22 Finland FIN Eliminated r4/6 Group B 7,0
AC Maik Bullmann 21 East Germany GDR Eliminated r4/6 Group B 7,0
AC Takahiro Mukai 30 Japan JPN Eliminated r3/6 Group B 4,5
AC Ernesto Razzino 27 Italy ITA Eliminated r2/6 Group B 1,0
AC Daniel Iglesias 26 Argentina ARG Eliminated r2/6 Group B 0,0
AC Ubaldo Rodríguez 30 Puerto Rico PUR Eliminated r2/6 Group B 0,0