Canada at the 1984 Winter Olympics

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Canada at the Olympic Games

Flag of Canada
IOC code  CAN
NOC Canadian Olympic Committee
Website www.olympic.ca (English) (French)
At the 1984 Winter Olympics in Sarajevo
Competitors 67 (47 men, 20 women) in 8 sports
Flag bearer Gaétan Boucher (speed skating)
Medals
Rank: 8
Gold
2
Silver
1
Bronze
1
Total
4
Olympic history (summary)
Summer Games
Winter Games
Intercalated Games
1906

Canada competed at the 1984 Winter Olympics in Sarajevo, Yugoslavia. Canada has competed at every Winter Olympic Games.

Medalists[edit]

Medal Name Sport Event
 Gold Boucher, GaétanGaétan Boucher Speed skating Men's 1000m
 Gold Boucher, GaétanGaétan Boucher Speed skating Men's 1500m
 Silver Orser, BrianBrian Orser Figure skating Men's singles
 Bronze Boucher, GaétanGaétan Boucher Speed skating Men's 500m

Alpine skiing[edit]

Men
Athlete Event Race 1 Race 2 Total
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Gary Athans Downhill 1:48.79 26
Todd Brooker 1:46.64 9
Steve Podborski 1:46.59 8
Jim Read Giant Slalom 1:22.90 15 1:24.87 25 2:49.18 24
Michael Tommy Slalom DNF DNF
Women
Athlete Event Race 1 Race 2 Total
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Karen Stemmle Downhill 1:15.64 22
Liisa Savijarvi 1:15.32 18
Laurie Graham 1:14.92 11
Gerry Sorensen 1:14.30 6
Laurie Graham Giant Slalom 1:12.89 38 1:15.63 33 2:28.42 33
Andrea Bédard 1:12.03 26 DSQ DSQ
Diana Haight 1:11.27 18 1:13.39 16 2:24.66 17
Liisa Savijarvi 1:10.31 9 1:12.42 6 2:22.73 9
Andrea Bédard Slalom DNF DNF

Bobsleigh[edit]

Sled Athletes Event Run 1 Run 2 Run 3 Run 4 Total
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
CAN-1 Alan MacLachlan
Robert Wilson
Two-man 52.77 12 53.04 14 52.14 8 52.79 17 3:30.74 14
Sled Athletes Event Run 1 Run 2 Run 3 Run 4 Total
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
CAN-1 Alan MacLachlan
Clarke Flynn
Robert Wilson
David Leuty
Four-man 51.48 20 51.66 18 51.55 16 51.78 20 3:26.47 18

Cross-country skiing[edit]

Men
Event Athlete Race
Time Rank
15 km Pierre Harvey 43:36.4 21
30 km Pierre Harvey 1'33:44.4 21
50 km Pierre Harvey 2'25:04.1 20
Women
Event Athlete Race
Time Rank
5 km Angela Schmidt-Foster 19:30.1 39
Sharon Firth 18:37.5 29
Shirley Firth 18:32.3 28
10 km Angela Schmidt-Foster 35:35.0 36
Sharon Firth 34:47.0 29
Shirley Firth 34:31.3 22
20 km Angela Schmidt-Foster DNF
Shirley Firth 1'07:02.5 25
Sharon Firth 1'06:31.0 21

Figure skating[edit]

Men
Athlete CF SP FS TFP Rank
Jaime Eggleton 20 19 19 38.6 20
Gary Beacom 10 11 11 21.4 11
Brian Orser 7 1 1 5.6 2
Women
Athlete CF SP FS TFP Rank
Elizabeth Manley 16 7 13 25.4 13
Kay Thomson 10 12 10 20.8 12
Pairs
Athletes SP FS TFP Rank
Melinda Kunhegyi
Lyndon Johnston
13 12 18.5 12
Katherina Matousek
Lloyd Eisler
9 8 12.5 8
Barbara Underhill
Paul Martini
6 7 10.0 7
Ice Dancing
Athletes CD OD FD TFP Rank
Kelly Johnson
John Thomas
12 11 11 22.4 12
Tracy Wilson
Robert McCall
7 8 8 15.6 8

Ice hockey[edit]

Group B[edit]

Top two teams (shaded ones) advanced to the medal round.

Team Pld W L T GF GA Pts
 Czechoslovakia 5 5 0 0 38 7 10
 Canada 5 4 1 0 24 10 8
 Finland 5 2 2 1 27 19 5
 United States 5 1 2 2 16 17 4
 Austria 5 1 4 0 13 37 2
 Norway 5 0 4 1 15 43 1
  • Canada 4-2 USA
  • Canada 8-1 Austria
  • Canada 4-2 Finland
  • Canada 8-1 Norway
  • Czechoslovakia 4-0 Canada

Medal round[edit]

Team Pld W L T GF GA Pts
 Soviet Union 3 3 0 0 16 1 6
 Czechoslovakia 3 2 1 0 6 2 4
 Sweden 3 1 2 0 3 12 2
 Canada 4th 3 0 3 0 0 10 0
  • USSR 4-0 Canada
  • Sweden 2-0 Canada

Carried over group Match:

  • Czechoslovakia 4-0 Canada

Luge[edit]

Women
Athlete Run 1 Run 2 Run 3 Run 4 Total
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Carole Keyes 45.461 26 49.089 26 44.715 22 44.158 22 3:03.423 24
Susan Rossi 45.040 24 43.893 22 45.964 25 43.766 21 2:58.663 22

Ski jumping pictogram.svg Ski jumping[edit]

Athlete Event Jump 1 Jump 2 Total
Distance Points Distance Points Points Rank
David Brown Normal hill 71.0 70.6 77.0 83.2 153.8 51
Horst Bulau 76.0 82.6 78.0 86.8 169.4 38
Ron Richards 78.5 85.6 83.0 95.3 180.9 29
Steve Collins 80.0 92.0 80.5 92.8 184.8 25
David Brown Large hill 81.0 57.1 84.5 64.5 121.6 47
Ron Richards 94.0 79.3 101.0 93.6 172.9 25
Steve Collins 99.0 89.8 86.0 66.6 156.4 36
Horst Bulau 101.0 94.6 100.0 93.7 188.3 10

Speed skating[edit]

Men
Event Athlete Race
Time Rank
500 m Daniel Turcotte 40.30 29
Jacques Thibault 39.12 15
Gaétan Boucher 38.39 3
1000 m Jacques Thibault 1:18.79 19
Gaétan Boucher 1:15.80 1
1500 m Gaétan Boucher 1:58.36 1
5000 m Jean Pichette 7:50.39 38
Ben Lamarche 7:47.25 36
Women
Event Athlete Race
Time Rank
500 m Sylvie Daigle 43.74 20
1000 m Sylvie Daigle 1:28.96 25
Natalie Grenier 1:27.67 18
1500 m Sylvie Daigle 2:15.50 22
Natalie Grenier 2:14.72 21
3000 m Natalie Grenier 4:48.60 15

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