Paralympic Games
15 - 24 October


The Seoul 1988 Paralympic Games broke with tradition, as they did not feature the emblem of the International Stoke Mandeville Wheelchair Sports Federation (ISMWSF), but instead used the five Tae-Geuks, the first Paralympic symbol in use from 1988 to 1994. The Tae-Geuks were depicted above a stadium, with a laurel wreath running lengthwise.

On the other side, the medal featured the Gamboori, mascots of the Games, beneath the words “88 Seoul Korea” written in braille.