1988 MEN'S FINAL

Herschel Walker became the third man to win the Superstars title twice, wrapping up the competition after nine events over four-time champion Renaldo Nehimiah. Three Superstars records were set, by Nehimiah in the quarter mile bike race, Tim Brown in basketball and an impressive duel in weightlifting where Reggie White defeated Danny Noona 385 pounds to 375. The Olympic curse continued, four track and field athletes competed in the 1988 Superstars final, none of them made the 1988 Olympic team.

Miami Beach, Florida

Air Date: April 17, 1988

Announcers:Don Criqui, Ahmad Rashad, Paul Maguire and Bob Golic.

PLC. NAME, SPORT

SWIM

BSKT

TEN

WL

BOWL

ROW

BIKE

HALF

100

OC

TOTAL

MONEY

1. Herschel Walker, Football

-

4

7

4

-

-

7

7

10

0

39

$18,900

2. Renaldo Nehimiah, 110 Hurdles

-

0

10

-

7

-

10

-

-

2

29

$12,900

3. Roger Craig, Football

4

0

 

2

 

10

4

-

-

7

27

$5,200

3. Danny Harris, 400 Hurdles

7

0

 

-

 

-

2

10

7

1

27

$5,200

5. Jim Kelly, Football

2

7

3

-

10

2

0

-

-

0

24

$2,400

6. Gary Anderson, Football

-

1

 

1

 

7

 

2

2

10

23

$2,300

7. Al Joyner, Triple Jump

10

0

 

-

1

-

 

4

1

4

20

$2,000

8. Danny Noonan, Football

1

0

0

7

4

4

0

-

-

-

16

$1,600

8. Reggie White, Football

-

2

3

10

0

1

0

-

-

0

16

$1,600

10. Tim Brown, Football

-

10

0

-

0

-

0

0

4

-

14

$1,400

11. Ricky Sanders, Football

-

0

1

-

2

-

1

1

-

0

5

$1,000

12. Greg Foster, 110 Hurdles

-

0

0

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

0

$0

INDIVIDUAL EVENT RESULTS

SWIMMING (50 Yards) - final

1. Al Joyner

28.96

2. Danny Harris

29.8e

3. Roger Craig

32.3e

4. Jim Kelly

32.5e

5. Danny Noonan

38.48

BASKETBALL

1. Tim Brown

31 r

2. Jim Kelly

30

3. Herschel Walker

25

4. Reggie White

24

5. Gary Anderson

23

6. Roger Craig

20

7. Greg Foster

19

7. Ricky Sanders

19

9. Renaldo Nehimiah

18

10. Danny Harris

15

11. Danny Noonan

12

12. Al Joyner

9

TENNIS

1. Renaldo Nehimiah

10

2. Herschel Walker

7

3. Jim Kelly

3

3. Reggie White

3

5. Ricky Sanders

1

Walker def. White

6-1

Nehimiah def. Kelly

6-1

Nehimiah def. Walker

6-4

WEIGHT LIFTING

1. Reggie White

385 r

2. Danny Noonan

375

3. Herschel Walker

320

4. Roger Craig

300

5. Gary Anderson

240

BOWLING - qualifying

1. Jim Kelly

N/A

2. Renaldo Nehimiah

N/A

3. Ricky Sanders

N/A

4. Al Joyner

N/A

5. Danny Noonan

N/A

BOWLING - step ladder finals

Noonan def. Joyner

35-28

Noonan def. Sanders

56-24

Nehimiah def. Noonan

73-50

Kelly def. Nehimiah

47-46

ROWING

1. Roger Craig

36.00

36.76

2. Gary Anderson

38.81

N/A

3. Danny Noonan

39.31

N/A

4. Jim Kelly

42.13

5. Reggie White

45.28

 

BIKE RACE-qualifying (Quarter Mile)

1. Renaldo Nehimiah

33.77 r

2. Roger Craig

N/A

3. Danny Harris

N/A

4. Ricky Sanders

N/A

5. Herschel Walker

N/A

BIKE RACE-final (Half Mile)

1. Renaldo Nehimiah

1:11.33

2. Herschel Walker

1:11.7e

3. Roger Craig

1:11.75

4. Danny Harris

1:12.0e

5. Ricky Sanders

1:12.5e

HALF MILE RUN

1. Danny Harris

2:02.78

2. Herschel Walker

2:14.9e

3. Al Joyner

2:15.0e

4. Gary Anderson

2:15.9e

5. Ricky Sanders

2:16.6.e

6. Tim Brown

2:16.7e

100 YARD DASH

1. Herschel Walker

9.39

2. Danny Harris

9.8e

3. Tim Brown

9.9e

4. Gary Anderson

10.0e

5. Al Joyner

10.3e

OBSTACLE COURSE

1. Gary Anderson

22.93

22.93

23.21

2. Roger Craig

23.49

23.49

23.9e

3. Al Joyner

23.56

23.56

4. Renaldo Nehimiah

23.94

23.94

5. Danny Harris

24.0e

24.0e

6. Ricky Sanders

24.93

24.93

7. Reggie White

29.5e

29.5e
8. Herschel Walker

25.44

TR+WH+HB

40.44
9. Jim Kelly

34.3e

WH+HB

44.3e


e = estimated time

r = Superstars record

N/A = result not available

dnf - did not finish

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