Athletics at the 1984 Summer Olympics – Men's marathon

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Athletics at the
1984 Summer Olympics
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These are the official results of the Men's Marathon at the 1984 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles, California, held on Sunday August 12, 1984. The race started at 5:00 pm local time. There were 107 competitors from 59 countries. A total number of 78 athletes completed the race, with Dieudonné LaMothe from Haiti finishing in last position in 2:52:18. Twenty-nine of them did not finish. Carlos Lopes of Portugal won in 2:09:21 which set the Olympic record for 24 years.

Medalists[edit]

Gold  Carlos Lopes
Portugal (POR)
Silver  John Treacy
Ireland (IRL)
Bronze  Charlie Spedding
Great Britain (GBR)

Abbreviations[edit]

DNS did not start
NM no mark
OR olympic record
WR world record
AR area record
NR national record
PB personal best
SB season best

Records[edit]

Standing records prior to the 1984 Summer Olympics
World Record  Robert de Castella (AUS) 2:08:18 December 6, 1981 Japan Fukuoka, Japan
Olympic Record  Waldemar Cierpinski (GDR) 2:09:55 July 31, 1976 Canada Montreal, Canada
Season Best  Jörg Peter (GDR) 2:09:14 July 21, 1984 East Germany East Berlin, East Germany
Broken records during the 1984 Summer Olympics
Olympic Record  Carlos Lopes (POR) 2:09:21 August 12, 1984 United States Los Angeles, United States

Startlist[edit]

Intermediates[edit]

Final ranking[edit]

RANK FINAL DISTANCE
1  Carlos Lopes (POR) 2'09:21
2  John Treacy (IRL) 2'09:56
3  Charlie Spedding (GBR) 2'09:58
4  Takeshi So (JPN) 2'10:55
5  Robert de Castella (AUS) 2'11:09
6  Juma Ikangaa (TAN) 2'11:10
7  Joseph Nzau (KEN) 2'11:28
8  Djama Robleh (DJI) 2'11:39
9  Jerry Kiernan (IRL) 2'12:20
10  Rod Dixon (NZL) 2'12:57
11  Pete Pfitzinger (USA) 2'13:53
12  Hugh Jones (GBR) 2'13:57
13  Jorge González (PUR) 2'14:00
14  Toshihiko Seko (JPN) 2'14:13
15  Alberto Salazar (USA) 2'14:19
16  Mehmet Terzi (TUR) 2'14:20
17  Shigeru So (JPN) 2'14:38
18  Ralf Salzmann (FRG) 2'15:29
19  Henrik Jørgensen (DEN) 2'15:55
20  Hussein Ahmed Salah (DJI) 2'15:59
21  Agapius Masong (TAN) 2'16:25
22  Gidamis Shahanga (TAN) 2'16:27
23  Eloi Schleder (BRA) 2'16:35
24  Karel Lismont (BEL) 2'17:07
25  Allan Zachariasen (DEN) 2'17:10
26  Michail Koussis (GRE) 2'17:38
27  Pertti Tiainen (FIN) 2'17:43
28  Alain Lazare (FRA) 2'17:52
29  Vincent Ruguga (UGA) 2'17:54
30  Armand Parmentier (BEL) 2'18:10
31  César Mercado (PUR) 2'19:09
32  Charmarke Abdilahi (DJI) 2'19:11
33  Øyvind Dahl (NOR) 2'19:28
34  Derek Froude (NZL) 2'19:44
35  Giovanni d'Aleo (ITA) 2'20:12
36  Jesús Herrera (MEX) 2'20:33
37  Lee Hong-Yul (KOR) 2'20:56
38  Juan Camacho (BOL) 2'21:04
39  Cor Vriend (NED) 2'21:08
40  France Ntaole (LES) 2'21:09
41  Johan Geirnaert (BEL) 2'21:35
42  Jacques Boxberger (FRA) 2'22:00
43  Marco Marchei (ITA) 2'22:38
44  Art Boileau (CAN) 2'22:43
45  Samuel Hlawe (SWZ) 2'22:45
46  Baikuntha Manandhar (NEP) 2'22:52
47  Ahmed Mohamed Ismail (SOM) 2'23:27
48  Chae Hong-Nak (KOR) 2'23:33
49  Joseph Maisiba Otieno (KEN) 2'24:13
50  Bruno Lafranchi (SUI) 2'24:38
51  Dick Hooper (IRL) 2'24:41
52  Derrick Adamson (JAM) 2'25:02
53  Claudio Cabán (PUR) 2'27:16
54  Marc Agoata (LUX) 2'27:41
55  Wilson Theleso (BOT) 2'29:20
56  Chang-Ming Chen (TPE) 2'29:53
57  Alejandro Silva (CHI) 2'29:53
58  Kim Won-Sick (KOR) 2'30:57
59  Rubén Aguiar (ARG) 2'31:18
60  Sabag Shemtov (ISR) 2'31:34
61  Vincent Rakabaele (LES) 2'32:15
62  Marios Kassianidis (CYP) 2'32:51
63  Arjun Pandit (NEP) 2'32:53
64  Ismael Mahmoud (JOR) 2'33:30
65  Alain Bordeleau (CAN) 2'34:27
66  Tau John Tokwepota (PNG) 2'36:36
67  Patric Nyambariro-Nhauro (ZIM) 2'37:18
68  Kimurgor Ngeny (KEN) 2'37:19
69  Amira Prasad Yadav (NEP) 2'38:10
70  Adolphe Ambowode (CAF) 2'41:26
71  Carloa Avila (HON) 2'42:03
72  Jules Randrianarivelo (MAD) 2'43:05
73  Ahmed Abdul Lahij (SOM) 2'44:39
74  George Mambosasa (MAW) 2'46:14
75  Marlon Williams (ISV) 2'46:50
76  Johnaon Mbangiwa (BOT) 2'48:12
77  Leonardo Illut (PHI) 2'49:39
78  Dieudonné LaMothe (HAI) 2'52:18
 Awadh Shaban Al-Sameer (OMA) DNF
 Ahmet Altun (TUR) DNF
 Dave Edge (CAN) DNF
 Matthews Kambale (MAW) DNF
 Ronald Lanzoni (CRC) DNF
 Bigboy Matlapeng (BOT) DNF
 Tommy Persson (SWE) DNF
 Kjell-Erik Ståhl (SWE) DNF
 Domingo Tibaduiza (COL) DNF
 Rodolfo Gómez (MEX) DNF
 Gerard Nijboer (NED) DNF
 Gerhard Hartmann (AUT) DNF
 Omar Aguilar (CHI) DNF
 Filippos Filippou (CYP) DNF
 Juan Carlos Traspaderne (ESP) DNF
 Santiago de la Parte (ESP) DNF
 Martti Vainio (FIN) DNS
 Geoff Smith (GBR) DNF
 Nimley Twegbe (LBR) DNF
 Miguel Angel Cruz (MEX) DNF
 Cor Lambregts (NED) DNF
 Stig Roar Husby (NOR) DNF
 Cidálio Caetano (POR) DNF
 Delfim Moreira (POR) DNF
 Mehmet Yurdadön (TUR) DNF
 Wilaon Achia (UGA) DNF
 John Tuttle (USA) DNF
 Rumbanza Situ (ZAI) DNF
 Tommy Lazarua (ZIM) DNF

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