Japan at the 1984 Summer Olympics

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Japan at the Olympic Games

Flag of Japan
IOC code  JPN
NOC Japanese Olympic Committee
Website www.joc.or.jp (Japanese)
At the 1984 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles
Competitors 226 (174 men and 52 women) in 22 sports
Flag bearer Shigenobu Murofushi
Medals
Rank: 7
Gold
10
Silver
8
Bronze
14
Total
32
Olympic history (summary)
Summer Games
Winter Games

Japan competed at the 1984 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles, United States. Japan returned to the Games after participating in the American-led boycott of the 1980 Summer Olympics. 226 competitors, 174 men and 52 women, took part in 147 events in 22 sports.[1]

Medalists[edit]

Med 1.png Gold[edit]

Med 2.png Silver[edit]

Med 3.png Bronze[edit]

Archery[edit]

In their third Olympic archery competition, Japan won a bronze medal in the men's division as well as having a fourth place competitor in each division.

Women's Individual Competition:

Men's Individual Competition:

Athletics[edit]

Men's 400 metres

  • Heat — 46.26
  • Quarterfinals — 45.91
  • Semifinals — 45.88 (→ did not advance)

Men's 10,000 metres

  • Qualifying Heat — 28:14.67
  • Final — 28:27.06 (→ 7th place)
  • Qualifying Heat — 28:24.30
  • Final — 28:55.54 (→ 16th place)

Men's Marathon

  • Final — 2:10:55 (→ 4th place)
  • Final — 2:14:13 (→ 14th place)
  • Final — 2:14:38 (→ 17th place)

Men's Long Jump

  • Qualification — 8.02m
  • Final — 7.87m (→ 7th place)

Men's High Jump

  • Qualification — 2.21m (→ did not advance)

Men's Javelin Throw

  • Qualification — 81.42m
  • Final — 81.98m (→ 5th place)
  • Qualification — 74.82m (→ did not advance, 20th place)

Men's Hammer Throw

  • Qualification — 70.92m (→ did not advance)

Men's Pole Vault

  • Qualifying Round — 5.30m
  • Final — no mark (→ no ranking)

Women's Marathon

  • Final — 2:37:04 (→ 19th place)
  • Final — did not finish (→ no ranking)

Women's High Jump

  • Qualification — 1.87m (→ did not advance, 17th place)
  • Qualification — 1.84m (→ did not advance, 18th place)

Women's Javelin Throw

  • Qualification — 57.72m (→ did not advance)
  • Qualification — 56.60m (→ did not advance)

Boxing[edit]

Men's Light Flyweight (– 48 kg)

Men's Bantamweight (– 54 kg)

Canoeing[edit]

Cycling[edit]

Men's Individual Road Race

Women's Individual Road Race

Diving[edit]

Men's 3m Springboard

  • Preliminary Round — 427.14 (→ did not advance, 25th place)

Equestrianism[edit]

Fencing[edit]

Nine fencers, five men and four women, represented Japan in 1984.

Men's foil
Men's team foil
Women's foil
Women's team foil

Gymnastics[edit]

Handball[edit]

Men's Team Competition
  • Preliminary Round (Group A)
  • Lost to Yugoslavia (15:32)
  • Lost to Romania (22:28)
  • Lost to Iceland (17:21)
  • Lost to Switzerland (13:20)
  • Defeated Algeria (17:16)
  • Classification Match
  • 9th/10th place: Lost to United States (16:24) → 10th place
  • Team Roster

Judo[edit]

Modern pentathlon[edit]

Three male pentathletes represented Japan in 1984.

Individual
Team
  • Shoji Uchida
  • Hiroyuki Kawazoe
  • Daizou Araki

Rhythmic gymnastics[edit]

Rowing[edit]

Sailing[edit]

Shooting[edit]

Swimming[edit]

Men's 100m Freestyle

  • Heat — 52.96 (→ did not advance, 33rd place)
  • Heat — 53.83 (→ did not advance, 39th place)

Men's 200m Freestyle

  • Heat — 1:54.71 (→ did not advance, 26th place)
  • Heat — 1:55.97 (→ did not advance, 33rd place)

Men's 400m Freestyle

  • Heat — 4:02.97 (→ did not advance, 22nd place)
  • Heat — 4:06.31 (→ did not advance, 27th place)

Men's 100m Backstroke

  • Heat — 58.37
  • B-Final — 58.30 (→ 11th place)

Men's 200m Backstroke

  • Heat — 2:06.24
  • B-Final — 2:06.02 (→ 16th place)

Men's 100m Breaststroke

  • Heat — 1:04.71
  • B-Final — 1:04.41 (→ 10th place)
  • Heat — 1:06.10 (→ did not advance, 9th place)

Men's 200m Breaststroke

  • Heat — 2:19.98
  • B-Final — 2:20.93 (→ 12th place)
  • Heat — 2:22.33
  • B-Final — 2:22.29 (→ 15th place)

Men's 100m Butterfly

  • Heat — 56.40 (→ did not advance, 21st place)
  • Heat — 56.52 (→ did not advance, 23rd place)

Men's 200m Butterfly

  • Heat — 2:00.66
  • B-Final — 2:00.31 (→ 9th place)
  • Heat — 2:03.07 (→ did not advance, 18th place)

Men's 200m Individual Medley

  • Heat — 2:07.76
  • B-Final — 2:06.07 (→ 10th place)

Men's 400m Individual Medley

  • Heat — 4:30.52
  • B-Final — 4:29.76 (→ 13th place)

Men's 4x100m Freestyle Relay

  • Heat — 3:30.45 (→ did not advance, 13th place)

Men's 4x200m Freestyle Relay

  • Heat — DSQ (→ did not advance, no ranking)

Men's 4x100m Medley Relay

  • Heat — 3:50.14
  • Final — DSQ (→ no ranking)


Women's 100m Freestyle

  • Heat — 58.47 (→ did not advance, 17th place)
  • Heat — 59.00 (→ did not advance, 21st place)

Women's 200m Freestyle

  • Heat — 2:03.94
  • B-Final — 2:04.11 (→ 13th place)
  • Heat — 2:04.38
  • B-Final — 2:05.24 (→ 16th place)

Women's 400m Freestyle

  • Heat — 4:20.13
  • B-Final — 4:20.18 (→ 14th place)
  • Heat — 4:28.68 (→ did not advance, 19th place)

Women's 800m Freestyle

  • Heat — 9:13.27 (→ did not advance, 18th place)

Women's 4x100m Freestyle Relay

  • Heat — 3:54.68 (→ did not advance)

Women's 4x100m Medley Relay

  • Heat — 4:17.59
  • Final — DSQ (→ no ranking)

Women's 100m Backstroke

  • Heat — 1:05.60 (→ did not advance, 18th place)
  • Heat — 1:07.23 (→ did not advance, 23rd place)

Women's 200m Backstroke

  • Heat — 2:18.52
  • B-Final — 2:18.87 (→ 14th place)
  • Heat — 2:25.05 (→ did not advance, 22nd place)

Women's 200m Butterfly

  • Heat — 2:13.31
  • Final — 2:12.57 (→ 6th place)
  • Heat — 2:14.37
  • B-Final — 2:16.27 (→ 12th place)

Women's 200m Individual Medley

  • Heat — 2:23.38
  • B-Final — 2:22.81 (→ 15th place)

Women's 400m Individual Medley

  • Heat — 4:59.18
  • B-Final — 4:58.02 (→ 14th place)

Synchronized swimming[edit]

Volleyball[edit]

Men's Team Competition
  • Preliminary Round (Group B)
  • Defeated China (3-0)
  • Defeated Italy (3-2)
  • Defeated Egypt (3-0)
  • Lost to Canada (0-3)
  • Classification Matches
  • 5th/8th place: Lost to Argentina (1-3)
  • 7th/8th place: Defeated China (3-0) → 7th place
  • Team Roster
Women's Team Competition
  • Preliminary Round (Group A)
  • Defeated South Korea (3-1)
  • Defeated Peru (3-0)
  • Defeated Canada (3-0)
  • Semi Finals
  • Lost to China (0-3)
  • Bronze Medal Match
  • Defeated United States (3-1) → Med 3.png Bronze Medal
  • Team Roster

Water polo[edit]

Men's Team Competition
  • Preliminary Round (Group C)
  • Lost to Italy (5-15)
  • Lost to West Germany (8-15)
  • Lost to Australia (2-15)
  • Final Round (Group E)
  • Lost to China (4-10)
  • Lost to Greece (7-14)
  • Lost to Canada (5-8)
  • Defeated Brazil (9-8) → 11th place
  • Team Roster

Weightlifting[edit]

Wrestling[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Japan at the 1984 Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 2011-05-08.