Great Britain at the 1984 Summer Olympics

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Great Britain at the Olympic Games

Flag of the United Kingdom
IOC code  GBR
NOC British Olympic Association
Website www.olympics.org.uk
At the 1984 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles
Competitors 337 (229 men and 108 women) in 20 sports
Flag bearer Lucinda Green (opening)
Sebastian Coe (closing)
Medals
Rank: 11
Gold
5
Silver
11
Bronze
21
Total
37
Olympic history (summary)
Summer Games
Winter Games
Intercalated Games
1906

The United Kingdom competed as Great Britain at the 1984 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles, United States. British athletes have competed in every Summer Olympic Games. 337 competitors, 229 men and 108 women, took part in 190 events in 20 sports.[1]

Medallists[edit]

Med 1.png Gold[edit]

Med 2.png Silver[edit]

Med 3.png Bronze[edit]

Archery[edit]

In the fourth appearance by Great Britain in modern Olympic archery, three men and three women represented the country. The women's scores were separated by only 10 points, as the three placed consecutively in the final ranking.

Women's Individual Competition:

Men's Individual Competition:

Athletics[edit]

Men's Competition

Men's 100 metres

  • Final — 10.27 (→ 5th place)
  • Final — 10.32 (→ 7th place)

Men's 200 metres

  • Heat — 21.02
  • Quarterfinals — 20.55
  • Semifinals — 20.54
  • Final — 20.98 (→ 8th place)

Men's 400 metres

  • Heat — 45.64
  • Quarterfinals — 45.43
  • Semifinals — 45.69 (→ did not advance)
  • Heat — 46.26
  • Quarterfinals — 46.63 (→ did not advance)
  • Heat — 46.09
  • Quarterfinals — 45.51 (→ did not advance)

Men's 5,000 metres

  • Heat — 13:46.01
  • Semifinals — 13:28.60
  • Final — 13:11.50 (→ 4th place)
  • Heat — 13:46.16
  • Semifinals — 13:41.70
  • Final — 13:53.34 (→ 13th place)
  • Heat — 13:51.40
  • Semifinals — 13:28.44
  • Final — 14:16.61 (→ 14th place)

Men's 10,000 metres

  • Qualifying Heat — 28:24.92
  • Final — 28:06.22 (→ Med 2.png Silver Medal)
  • Qualifying Heat — 28:15.22
  • Final — 28:28.08 (→ 8th place)
  • Qualifying Heat — 28:31.13
  • Final — 28:31.73 (→ 12th place)

Men's Marathon

  • Final — 2:09:58 (→ Med 3.png Bronze Medal)
  • Final — 2:13:57 (→ 12th place)
  • Final — did not finish (→ no ranking)

Men's High Jump

  • Qualification — 2.21 m (→ did not advance)
  • Qualification — no mark (→ did not advance)

Men's Triple Jump

  • Final — 16.87 m (→ Med 3.png Bronze Medal)
  • Final — 16.66 m (→ 8th place)

Men's Javelin Throw

  • Qualification — 85.68 m
  • Final — 85.74 m (→ Med 2.png Silver Medal)
  • Qualification — 83.06 m
  • Final — 81.22 m (→ 7th place)

Men's Hammer Throw

  • Qualification — 73.04 m
  • Final — 72.62 m (→ 8th place)
  • Qualification — 72.66 m
  • Final — 72.32 m (→ 9th place)
  • Qualification — 71.80 m
  • Final — no mark (→ no ranking)

Men's Pole Vault

  • Qualifying Round — 5.30 m
  • Final — 5.10 m (→ 11th place)
  • Qualifying Round — 5.20 m (→ did not advance)

Men's Decathlon

  • Final Result — 8797 points (→ Med 1.png Gold Medal)
  • Final Result — 7890 points (→ 11th place)
  • Final Result — 7485 points (→ 20th place)

Men's 20 km Walk

  • Final — 1:27:28 (→ 13th place)
  • Final — 1:28:53 (→ 19th place)
  • Final — 1:30:46 (→ 24th place)

Men's 50 km Walk

  • Final — 4:26:33 (→ 16th place)
Women's Competition

Women's 1,500 metres

  • Heat — 4:10.48
  • Final — 4:04.70 (→ 5th place)
  • Heat — 4:07.40
  • Final — 4:05.53 (→ 6th place)
  • Heat — 4:09.08
  • Final — 4:10.58 (→ 11th place)

Women's 3,000 metres

  • Heat — 8:58.66
  • Final — 8:39.47 (→ Silver medal.svg Silver Medal)
  • Heat — 8:44.62
  • Final — 8:48.80 (→ 7th place)
  • Heat — 8:44.62 (→ did not advance)

Women's Marathon

  • Final — 2:28:54 (→ 6th place)
  • Final — 2:32:48 (→ 11th place)
  • Final — 2:34:08 (→ 14th place)

Women's 400 m Hurdles

  • Heat — 58.71
  • Semifinal — 56.67 (→ did not advance)
  • Heat — 57.64
  • Semifinal — 56.72 (→ did not advance)

Women's High Jump

  • Qualification — 1.90 m
  • Final — 1.88 m (→ 9th place)
  • Qualification — 1.84 m (→ did not advance, 19th place)

Women's Long Jump

  • Qualification — 6.64 m
  • Final — 6.80 m (→ Bronze medal.svg Bronze Medal)

Women's Discus Throw

  • Qualification — 56.00 m
  • Final — 62.58 m (→ 5th place)
  • Qualification — 55.24 m
  • Final — 58.18 m (→ 7th place)

Women's Shot Put

  • Final — 18.14 m (→ 4th place)
  • Final — 17.90 m (→ 6th place)

Women's Javelin Throw

  • Qualification — 61.58 m
  • Final — 69.56 m (→ Gold medal.svg Gold Medal)
  • Qualification — 65.30 m
  • Final — 67.14 m (→ Bronze medal.svg Bronze Medal)
  • Qualification — 60.88 m
  • Final — 59.66 m (→ 9th place)

Women's Heptathlon

  • Final Result — 6280 points (→ 5th place)
  • Final Result — 6127 points (→ 8th place)

Boxing[edit]

Men's Light Flyweight (– 48 kg)

Men's Bantamweight (– 54 kg)

Men's Heavyweight (– 91 kg)

Men's Super Heavyweight (+ 91 kg)

Canoeing[edit]

Cycling[edit]

Men's Individual Road Race

Women's Individual Road Race

Diving[edit]

Men's 3m Springboard

  • Preliminary Round — 592.68
  • Final — 609.51 (→ 5th place)
  • Preliminary Round — 521.61 (→ did not advance, 15th place)

Equestrianism[edit]

Fencing[edit]

20 fencers, 15 men and 5 women, represented Great Britain in 1984.

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
  • Preliminary Round (Group B)
  • Great Britain – Kenya 2-1
  • Great Britain – Canada 3-1
  • Great Britain – New Zealand 1-0
  • Great Britain – Netherlands 4-3
  • Great Britain – Pakistan 0-0
  • Semi Finals
  • Great Britain – West Germany 0-1
  • Bronze Medal Game
  • Great Britain – Australia 3-2 (→ Med 3.png Bronze Medal)
  • Team Roster

Judo[edit]

Modern pentathlon[edit]

Three male pentathletes represented Great Britain in 1984.

Individual
Team
  • Richard Phelps
  • Michael Mumford
  • Stephen Sowerby

Rhythmic gymnastics[edit]

Rowing[edit]

Men's Coxless pair

  • (→ 12th place)

Men's Coxed pair

  • A N Genziani,W J Lang, A F Inns
  • (→ 8th place)

Men's Coxless four

  • (→ 9th place)

Men's Coxed four

  • (→ Gold)

Men's Eight

  • (→ 5th place)

Women's Single scull

  • B Mitchell
  • (→ 6th place)

Women's Double scull

  • N Ray, S Bloomfield
  • (→ 8th place)

Women's Coxless pair

  • K Painter, R Howe
  • (→ 6th place)

Women's Coxed four

  • T Millar, J Genchi, J Toch, K Ball, K Talbot
  • (→ 7th place)

Women's Eight

  • A Forbes, K McNicol, K Holroyd, B Holmes, S Hunter-Jones. A Ayling, A Callaway, G Hodges, S Bailey
  • (→ 5th place)

Sailing[edit]

Shooting[edit]

Swimming[edit]

Men's Competition

Men's 100 m Freestyle

  • Heat — 51.68
  • B-Final — 51.48 (→ 11th place)
  • Heat — 51.83 (→ did not advance, 21st place)

Men's 200 m Freestyle

  • Heat — 1:51.80
  • B-Final — 1:51.70 (→ 9th place)
  • Heat — 1:52.01
  • B-Final — 1:53.02 (→ 15th place)

Men's 400 m Freestyle

  • Heat — 3:58.41
  • B-Final — 3:58.14 (→ 14th place)
  • Heat — 4:04.07 (→ did not advance, 25th place)

Men's 1500 m Freestyle

  • Heat — 15:30.10 (→ did not advance, 12th place)
  • Heat — 15:57.79 (→ did not advance, 21st place)

Men's 100 m Backstroke

  • Heat — 58.50 (→ did not advance, 17th place)
  • Heat — 1:00.08 (→ did not advance, 28th place)

Men's 200 m Backstroke

  • Heat — 2:05.58
  • B-Final — 2:05.72 (→ 14th place)
  • Heat — 2:09.48 (→ did not advance, 24th place)

Men's 100 m Breaststroke

  • Heat — 1:04.06
  • Final — 1:03.25 (→ 4th place)
  • Heat — 1:04.81
  • B-Final — 1:05.02 (→ 14th place)

Men's 200 m Breaststroke

  • Heat — 2:19.83
  • B-Final — 2:18.83 (→ 9th place)
  • Heat — 2:20.78
  • B-Final — 2:20.62 (→ 11th place)

Men's 100 m Butterfly

  • Heat — 54.49
  • Final — 54.28 (→ 5th place)
  • Heat — 56.41 (→ did not advance, 22nd place)

Men's 200 m Butterfly

  • Heat — 2:01.64
  • B-Final — 2:01.24 (→ 11th place)
  • Heat — 2:02.76
  • B-Final — 2:03.06 (→ 16th place)

Men's 200 m Individual Medley

  • Heat — 2:05.39
  • Final — 2:04.38 (→ Med 3.png Bronze Medal)
  • Heat — 2:04.13
  • Final — 2:04.52 (→ 4th place)

Men's 400 m Individual Medley

  • Heat — 4:25.38
  • Final — 4:25.80 (→ 7th place)
  • Heat — 4:32.90
  • B-Final — 4:31.10 (→ 15th place)

Men's 4×100 m Freestyle Relay

  • Heat — 3:24.59
  • Final — 3:23.61 (→ 5th place)

Men's 4×200 m Freestyle Relay

  • Heat — 7:26.83
  • Final — 7:24.78 (→ Med 3.png Bronze Medal)

Men's 4×100 m Medley Relay

  • Heat — 3:49.86
  • Final — 3:47.39 (→ 6th place)
Women's Competition

Women's 100 m Freestyle

  • Heat — 57.12
  • Final — 57.11 (→ 7th place)
  • Heat — 57.80
  • B-Final — 57.36 (→ 11th place)

Women's 200 m Freestyle

  • Heat — 2:01.05
  • Final — 2:00.64 (→ 6th place)
  • Heat — 2:04.44
  • B-Final — 2:04.90 (→ 15th place)

Women's 400 m Freestyle

  • Heat — 4:11.55
  • Final — 4:10.27 (→ Med 2.png Silver Medal)
  • Heat — 4:15.51
  • Final — 4:11.49 (→ Med 3.png Bronze Medal)

Women's 800 m Freestyle

  • Heat — 8:35.87
  • Final — 8:32.60 (→ Med 3.png Bronze Medal)
  • Heat — 8:58.09 (→ did not advance, 14th place)

Women's 100 m Backstroke

  • Heat — 1:03.61
  • Final — 1:04.16 (→ 7th place)
  • Heat — 1:05.03
  • B-Final — 1:04.99 (→ 13th place)

Women's 200 m Backstroke

  • Heat — 2:18.02
  • B-Final — 2:17.63 (→ 10th place)
  • Heat — 2:18.92
  • B-Final — 2:18.33 (→ 11th place)

Women's 200 m Butterfly

  • Heat — 2:11.97
  • Final — 2.12.33 (→ 5th place)
  • Heat — 2:16.31
  • B-Final — 2:19.10 (→ 16th place)

Women's 200 m Individual Medley

  • Heat — 2:24.94
  • B-Final — 2:21.71 (→ 13th place)
  • Heat — 2:23.89
  • B-Final — 2:22.25 (→ 14th place)

Women's 400 m Individual Medley

  • Heat — 4:53.70
  • Final — 4:52.83 (→ 7th place)
  • Heat — 4:55.78
  • B-Final — 4:51.55 (→ 9th place)

Women's 4×100 m Freestyle Relay

  • Heat — 3:51.47
  • Final — 3:50.12 (→ 6th place)

Women's 4×100 m Medley Relay

  • Heat — 4:16.83
  • Final — 4:14.05 (→ 4th place)

Synchronized swimming[edit]

Weightlifting[edit]

Wrestling[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Great Britain at the 1984 Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 2011-04-29.