Australia at the 1992 Summer Olympics

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Australia at the Olympic Games

Flag of Australia
IOC code  AUS
NOC Australian Olympic Committee
Website www.olympics.com.au
At the 1992 Summer Olympics in Barcelona
Competitors 279 (187 men, 92 women) in 25 sports
Flag bearer Jenny Donnett (opening)
Kieren Perkins (closing)
Medals
Rank: 10th
Gold
7
Silver
9
Bronze
11
Total
27
Olympic history (summary)
Summer Games
* with New Zealand as Australasia
Winter Games
Intercalated Games
1906

Australia competed at the 1992 Summer Olympics in Barcelona, Spain. Australian athletes have competed in every Summer Olympic Games. 279 competitors, 187 men and 92 women, took part in 153 events in 25 sports.[1]

Medalists[edit]

Gold medal.svg Gold[edit]

Silver medal.svg Silver[edit]

Bronze medal.svg Bronze[edit]

Archery[edit]

In the sixth Olympic archery competition that Australia contested, the nation sent three men. Grant Greenham had the nation's only individual win, though the trio also won their first match in the team round.

Men's Individual Competition:

Men's Team Competition:

  • Greenham, Fairweather, and Hunter-Russell — Quarterfinal, 7th place (1-1)

Athletics[edit]

Men's Competition[edit]

Men's 200 metres

  • Dean Capobianco
    • Heat — 20.86
    • Quarterfinals — 20.61 (→ did not advance, 17th place)

Men's 400 metres

  • Mark Garner
    • Heat — 46.26
    • Quarterfinals — 46.85 (→ did not advance, 28th place)

Men's 400m Hurdles

Men's Marathon

Men's 20 km Walk

Men's 50 km Walk

Men's High Jump

  • Tim Forsyth
    • Qualification — 2.26 m
    • Final — 2.34 m (→ Med 3.png Bronze Medal)
  • David Anderson
    • Qualification — 2.15 m (→ did not advance, 31st place)

Men's Long Jump

  • David Culbert
    • Qualification — 8.00 m
    • Final — 7.73 m (→ 11th place)

Men's Hammer Throw

  • Sean Carlin
    • Qualification — 75.90 m
    • Final — 76.16 m (→ 8th place)

Men's Discus Throw

  • Werner Reiterer
    • Qualification — 62.20 m
    • Final — 60.12 m (→ 10th place)

Men's Pole Vault

  • Simon Arkell
    • Qualification — 5.30m (→ did not advance, 22nd place)

Men's Decathlon

  • Dean Smith
    • Final Result — 7703pts (→ 19th place)

Women's Competition[edit]

Women's 100 metres

  • Kerry Johnson
    • Heat — 11.62
    • Quarterfinals — 11.59 (→ did not advance, 19th place)

Women's 200 metres

  • Melinda Gainsford-Taylor
    • Heat — 23.18
    • Quarterfinals — 23.03
    • Semifinals — 23.03 (→ did not advance, 13th place)

Women's 400 metres

  • Michelle Lock
    • Heat — 52.49
    • Quarterfinals — 51.71
    • Semifinals — 50.78 (→ did not advance, 11th place)
  • Renee Poetschka
    • Heat — 52.85
    • Quarterfinals — 52.05
    • Semifinals — 52.09 (→ did not advance, 15th place)
  • Cathy Freeman
    • Heat — 53.70
    • Quarterfinals — 51.52 (→ did not advance, 17th place)

Women's 3,000 metres

Women's 10,000 metres

  • Susan Hobson
    • Heat — 32:53.61 (→ did not advance, 21st place)

Women's 4x100m Relay

Women's 4x400m Relay

Women's Marathon

Women's 10 km Walk

Women's 400m Hurdles

  • Gail Luke
    • Heat — 58.32 (→ did not advance, 23rd place)

Women's High Jump

Women's Long Jump

  • Nicole Boegman
    • Qualification — no mark (→ did not advance, no ranking)

Women's Discus Throw

Women's Javelin Throw

  • Louise Currey
    • Heat — 60.56m
    • Final — 56.00m (→ 11th place)
  • Sue Howland
    • Heat — did not compete (→ did not advance, no ranking)

Women's Heptathlon

  • Jane Flemming
    • Final Result — fid not finish 58.32 (→ no ranking)

Badminton[edit]

Basketball[edit]

Men's Team Competition[edit]

Boxing[edit]

Canoeing[edit]

Cycling[edit]

Women's Individual Road Race

Diving[edit]

Men's 3m Springboard

  • Michael Murphy
    • Preliminary Round — 381.33 points
    • Final — 611.97 points (→ 4th place)
  • Simon McCormack
    • Preliminary Round — 358.05 points (→ did not advance, 16th place)

Men's 10m Platform

  • Craig Rogerson
    • Preliminary Round — 388.83 points
    • Final — 458.43 points (→ 12th place)
  • Michael Murphy
    • Preliminary Round — 371.88 (→ did not advance, 13th place)

Women's 3m Springboard

  • Jennifer Donnet
    • Preliminary Round — 272.64 (→ did not advance, 15th place)
  • Rachel Wilkes
    • Preliminary Round — 254.31 (→ did not advance, 22nd place)

Women's 10m Platform

Equestrianism[edit]

Fencing[edit]

Men's épée

Football[edit]

Men's Team Competition[edit]

  • Preliminary Round (Group B)
    • Australia — Ghana 1-3
    • Australia — Mexico 1-1
    • Australia — Denmark 3-0
  • Quarter Finals
    • Australia — Sweden 2-1
  • Semi Finals
    • Australia — Poland 1-6
  • Bronze Medal Match
    • Australia — Ghana 0-1

Head coach: Eddie Thomson

Gymnastics[edit]

Hockey[edit]

Men's Team Competition[edit]

Women's Team Competition[edit]

  • Preliminary Round (Group A)
  • Classification Matches
    • 5th-8th place: Australia — New Zealand 5 - 1
    • 5th-6th place: Australia — The Netherlands 2 - 0

Judo[edit]

Modern Pentathlon[edit]

Three male pentathletes represented Australia in 1992.

Men's Individual Competition:


Men's Team Competition:

  • Lackey, Hamilton, and Watson → 16th place (13,984 points)

Rowing[edit]

Sailing[edit]

Men's Sailboard (Lechner A-390)

Women's Sailboard (Lechner A-390)

  • Fiona Taylor
    • Final Ranking — 136.0 points (→ 10th place)

Women's 470 Class

Shooting[edit]

Swimming[edit]

Men's 50 m Freestyle

  • Darren Lange
    • Heat — 23.01
    • B-Final — 22.69 (→ 9th place)
  • Angus Waddell
    • Heat — 23.10
    • B-Final — 23.06 (→ 15th place)

Men's 100 m Freestyle

  • Chris Fydler
    • Heat — 50.26
    • B-Final — 50.78 (→ 14th place)

Men's 200m Freestyle

  • Kieren Perkins
    • Heat — 1:49.26
    • B-Final — 1:49.75 (→ 10th place)
  • Ian Brown
    • Heat — 1:49.32
    • B-Final — 1:49.77 (→ 11th place)

Men's 400m Freestyle

  • Kieren Perkins
    • Heat — 3:49.24
    • Final — 3:45.16 (→ Silver Silver Medal)
  • Ian Brown
    • Heat — 3:50.12
    • Final — 3:48.79 (→ 5th place)

Men's 1500m Freestyle

  • Kieren Perkins
    • Heat — 15:02.75
    • Final — 14:43.48 (→ Gold Gold Medal)
  • Glen Housman
    • Heat — 15:11.36
    • Final — 14:55.29 3:48.79 (→ Silver Silver Medal)

Men's 100m Backstroke

  • Toby Haenen
    • Heat — 1:00.08 (→ did not advance, 45th place)

Men's 200m Backstroke

  • Toby Haenen
    • Heat — 2:06.79 (→ did not advance, 35th place)

Men's 100m Breaststroke

  • Phil Rogers
    • Heat — 1:02.10
    • Final — 1:01.76 (→ Bronze Bronze Medal)
  • Shane Lewis
    • Heat — 1:04.17 (→ did not advance, 28th place)

Men's 200m Breaststroke

  • Phil Rogers
    • Heat — 2:14.39
    • Final — 2:13.59 (→ 6th place)
  • Rodney Lawson
    • Heat — 2:15.67
    • B-Final — 2:15.50 (→ 9th place)

Men's 4x200m Freestyle

Synchronized Swimming[edit]

Two synchronized swimmers represented Aistralia in 1992.

Women's solo
Women's duet

Table Tennis[edit]

Tennis[edit]

Men's Singles Competition


Men's Doubles Competition

Women's Singles Competition

Water Polo[edit]

  • Preliminary Round (Group A)
    • Lost to United States (4-8)
    • Defeated France (9-5)
    • Lost to Soviet Union (9-12)
    • Tied with Germany (7-7)
    • Defeated Czechoslovakia (15-9)
  • Classification Matches
    • Defeated Cuba (7-5)
    • Defeated Hungary (9-8) → Fifth place

Weightlifting[edit]

Wrestling[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Australia at the 1992 Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 2011-12-21.