Canada at the 1988 Summer 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 1988 Summer Olympics in Seoul
Competitors 328 (223 men and 105 women) in 23 sports
Flag bearer Carolyn Waldo
Medals
Rank: 19
Gold
3
Silver
2
Bronze
5
Total
10
Olympic history (summary)
Summer Games
Winter Games
Intercalated Games
1906

Canada competed at the 1988 Summer Olympics in Seoul, Korea. 328 competitors, 223 men and 105 women, took part in 193 events in 23 sports.[1] Most Canadians remember this as being the Olympics where Ben Johnson won the gold medal and set a world record in the men's 100 metres, and then was stripped of the medal and the record after testing positive for steroids.

Medalists[edit]

Gold medal.svg Gold[edit]

Silver medal.svg Silver[edit]

Bronze medal.svg Bronze[edit]

Archery[edit]

Canada was represented by three men and one woman in Seoul.

Women's Individual Competition:

Men's Individual Competition:

Men's Team Competition:

  • McDonald, Desnoyers, and Canuel – Preliminary Round (→ 16th place)

Athletics[edit]

Men's Competition[edit]

Men's 10.000 metres

Men's 4x100 m Relay

Men's 4x400 m Relay

Men's 110 m Hurdles

Men's 400 m Hurdles

Men's 3.000m Steeplechase

  1. Heat — 8:51.25
  2. Semi Final — 8:19.99
  3. Final — 8:21.73 (→ 11th place)

Men's 20 km Walk

Men's 50 km Walk

Men's Javelin Throw

Men's Pole Vault

  • Paul Just
    • Qualification — 5.30m (→ did not advance, 17th place)

Men's Discus Throw

  • Ray Lazdins
    • Qualifying Heat – 57.94m (→ did not advance)

Men's High Jump

  • Brian Marshall – 2,22 m (→ did not advance; tied for 17th place)
  • Milton Ottey – 2,22 m (→ did not advance; tied for 17th place)

Men's Long Jump

Men's Triple Jump

Men's Marathon

Men's Decathlon

  1. 100 metres — 11.18s
  2. Long Jump — 7.44m
  3. Shot Put — 14.20m
  4. High Jump — 1.97m
  5. 400 metres — 48.29s
  6. 110m Hurdles — 14.81s
  7. Discus Throw — 43.66m
  8. Pole Vault — 5.20m
  9. Javelin Throw — 64.16m
  10. 1.500 metres — 4:23.20s
  1. 100 metres — 10.99s
  2. Long Jump — 7.37m
  3. Shot Put — 13.61m
  4. High Jump — 1.97m
  5. 400 metres — 47.83s
  6. 110m Hurdles — 14.70s
  7. Discus Throw — 43.88m
  8. Pole Vault — 4.30m
  9. Javelin Throw — 66.54m
  10. 1.500 metres — 4:28.97s

Women's Competition[edit]

Women's 4x400m Relay

Women's Marathon

Women's Javelin Throw

Women's 800m

Baseball[edit]

Canada competed in the Baseball tournament that was held as a demonstration sport. They finished 7th.

Basketball[edit]

Men's Team Competition[edit]

  • Preliminary Round (Group B)
    • Canada – Brazil 109-125
    • Canada – China 99-96
    • Canada – Egypt 117-64
    • Canada – Spain 84-94
    • Canada – United States 70-76
  • Quarterfinals
    • Canada – Yugoslavia 73-95
  • Classification Matches
    • 5th-8th place: Canada – Spain 96-91
    • 5th-6th place: Canada – Brazil 90-106 (→ 6th place)

Boxing[edit]

Men's Light Flyweight (– 48 kg)

Men's Featherweight (– 57 kg)

Men's Lightweight (– 60 kg)

Men's Light-Welterweight (– 63.5 kg)

Men's Welterweight (– 67 kg)

Men's Light Middleweight (– 71 kg)

Men's Middleweight (– 75 kg)

Men's Light Heavyweight (– 81 kg)

Men's Heavyweight (– 91 kg)

Men's Super Heavyweight (+ 91 kg)

Canoeing[edit]

Cycling[edit]

Road Competition[edit]

Men's Individual Road Race

Men's Team Road Time Trial

Women's Individual Road Race

Track Competition[edit]

Men's Sprint

Men's 1 km Time Trial

Men's Individual Pursuit (4.000m)

Men's Points Race

Women's Sprint

Diving[edit]

Equestrianism[edit]

Fencing[edit]

18 fencers, 13 men and 5 women, represented Canada in 1988.

Men's foil
Men's team foil
Men's épée
Men's team épée
Men's sabre
Men's team sabre
Women's foil
Women's team foil

Gymnastics[edit]

Hockey[edit]

Men's Team Competition[edit]

  • Preliminary Round (Group B)
  • Classification Matches
    • 9th-12th place: Canada – Spain 0-2
    • 11th-12th place: Canada – Kenya 3-1 (→ 11th place)

Women's Team Competition[edit]

The women's field hockey team from Canada competed for the second time at the Summer Olympics.

  • Preliminary Round (Group B)
  • Classification Matches
    • 5th-8th place: Canada – Argentina 3-1
    • 5th-6th place: Canada – West Germany 2-4 (→ 6th place)

Judo[edit]

Men's Extra-Lightweight (60 kg)

Men's Half-Lightweight (66 kg)

Men's Lightweight (73 kg)

Men's Half-Middleweight (81 kg)

Men's Middleweight (90 kg)

Men's Half-Heavyweight (100 kg)

Modern pentathlon[edit]

Three male pentathletes represented Canada in 1988.

Men's Individual Competition:

Men's Team Competition:

  • Keyte, Fekete, and Kennedy – 14309 pts, 11th place

Rhythmic gymnastics[edit]

Rowing[edit]

Sailing[edit]

Shooting[edit]

Swimming[edit]

Men's 50 m Freestyle

  • Mark Andrews
    1. Heat – 23.44
    2. B-Final – 23.64 (→ 15th place)

Men's 100 m Freestyle

  • Sandy Goss
    1. Heat – 50.81
    2. B-Final – 50.73 (→ 10th place)

Men's 400 m Freestyle

Men's 1500 m Freestyle

  • Harry Taylor
    1. Heat – 15:30.31 (→ did not advance, 19th place)

Men's 100 m Backstroke

  • Sean Murphy
    1. Heat – 56.20
    2. Final – 56.32 (→ 8th place)

Men's 200 m Backstroke

  • Sean Murphy
    1. Heat – 2:03.81 (→ did not advance, 17th place)

Men's 100 m Breaststroke

  • Victor Davis
    1. Heat – 1:02.48
    2. Final – 1:02.38 (→ 4th place)
  • Cameron Grant
    1. Heat – 1:05.10 (→ did not advance, 31st place)

Men's 200 m Breaststroke

  • Cameron Grant
    1. Heat – 2:17.62
    2. B-Final – 2:18.36 (→ 14th place)

Men's 100 m Butterfly

  • Tom Ponting
    1. Heat – 54.31
    2. Final – 54.09 (→ 7th place)

Men's 200 m Butterfly

  • Tom Ponting
    1. Heat – 2:00.08
    2. Final – 1:58.91 (→ 4th place)
  • Jon Kelly
    1. Heat – 1:59.40
    2. Final – 1:59.48 (→ 7th place)

Men's 200 m Individual Medley

  • Gary Anderson
    1. Heat – 2:04.00
    2. Final – 2:06.35 (→ 8th place)
  • Darren Ward
    1. Heat – 2:07.84 (→ did not advance, 21st place)

Men's 400 m Individual Medley

  • Jon Kelly
    1. Heat – 4:24.62
    2. B-Final – 4:25.02 (→ 12th place)

Men's 4x100 m Freestyle Relay

Men's 4x200 m Freestyle Relay

Men's 4x100 m Medley Relay


Women's 50 m Freestyle

Women's 100 m Freestyle

  • Jane Kerr
    1. Heat – 57.55 (→ did not advance, 20th place)

Women's 200 m Freestyle

  • Jane Kerr
    1. Heat – 2:04.92 (→ did not advance, 28th place)

Women's 400 m Freestyle

  • Patricia Noall
    1. Heat – 4:15.90
    2. B-Final – 4:14.70 (→ 13th place)

Women's 800 m Freestyle

Women's 100 m Backstroke

  • Lori Melien
    1. Heat – 1:04.29
    2. B-Final – 1:03.87 (→ 12th place)

Women's 200 m Backstroke

  • Lori Melien
    1. Heat – 2:20.45 (→ did not advance, 19th place)

Women's 100 m Breaststroke

  • Keltie Duggan
    1. Heat – 1:10.95
    2. B-Final – 1:10.58 (→ 10th place)

Women's 200 m Breaststroke

Women's 100 m Butterfly

  • Jane Kerr
    1. Heat – 1:02.91 (→ did not advance, 20th place)
  • Andrea Nugent
    1. Heat – 1:03.69 (→ did not advance, 23rd place)

Women's 200 m Butterfly

  • Mojca Cater
    1. Heat – 2:13.21
    2. B-Final – 2:12.66 (→ 9th place)

Women's 200 m Individual Medley

  • Allison Higson
    1. Heat – 2:19.54
    2. B-Final – scratched (→ did not advance, no ranking)

Women's 4x100 m Freestyle Relay

Women's 4x100 m Medley Relay

Synchronized swimming[edit]

Table tennis[edit]

Tennis[edit]

Men's Singles Competition

Women's Singles Competition

Weightlifting[edit]

Wrestling[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Canada at the 1988 Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 2011-07-16. 

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