13 July 2012
XXIV Olympic Games, 17 September - 5 October, 1988, Seoul, Korea
Number of sports: 23
Set of medals: 237
Participating athletes- 8465 (including 2186 women) from 159 countries.
President of Korea Roh Tae-Woo opened the Games.
Hur Jae (basketball) and ShonMi-Na (handball) took an oath in the name of the athletes.
Heroes of the Olympics were: Matthew Biondi (United States), Kristin Otto (DRG) and Florence Griffit-Joyner (United States).
Olympic achievements of Georgia - XXIV Olympics, Seoul, 16 participants. 5 gold, 2 silver and 5 bronze medals.
Nino Salukvadze (shooting) - I and II, David Gobejishvili (free-style wrestling) - I, Vladimir Aptsiauri (fencing) - I, Vladimir Gogoladze (artistic gymnastics) - I, Gela Ketashvili (football) - I, Leri Khabelov (free-style wrestling) - II, Amiran Totikashvili (judo) - III, Giorgi Tenadze (judo) - III, Vakhtang Iagorashvili (modern pentathlon) - III, Michael Giorgadze (water polo) - III, Maya Azarashvili (athletics) - III, Giorgi Chogovadze (diving) - IV, Kristina Palasanidi (synchronized swimming) - VII, Guram Gedekhauri (Greco Roman wrestling) - VII, Leila Meskhi (tennis) -round II, Tamaz Imnaishvili (shot gun/skeet shooting) -did not qualify into the final.
16 representatives from Georgia took part in the Seoul Olympic Games. Nino Salukvadze was the best participant who won gold and silver medals in shooting. Apart from Salukvadze, the free-style wrestler David Gobejishvili, the gymnast Vladimir Gogoladze (team competition), the foil fencer Vladimir Aptsiauri (team competition) and the football player Gela Ketashvili also became the Olympic Champions. Leri Khabelov, free-style wrestler won the 2nd place. The judokas Gia Tenadze and Amiran Totikashvili, the runner Maya Azarashvili, the pentathlon athlete Vakhtang Iagorashvili and the water polo player Michael Giorgadze were the bronze medalists.