New Zealand at the 1984 Summer Olympics

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New Zealand at the Olympic Games

Flag of New Zealand
IOC code  NZL
NOC New Zealand Olympic Committee
Website www.olympic.org.nz
At the 1984 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles
Competitors 130 in 18 sports
Officials 59
Flag bearer John Walker
Medals
Rank: 8
Gold
8
Silver
1
Bronze
2
Total
11
Olympic history (summary)
Summer Games

*with Australia as Australasia

Winter Games

New Zealand competed at the 1984 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles, United States. 130 competitors, 98 men and 32 women, took part in 76 events in 18 sports.[1] The country recorded 11 medals, including eight golds, resulting in the nation ranking among the top ten in the medal table.

Medalists[edit]

Gold medal.svg Gold[edit]

Silver medal.svg Silver[edit]

Bronze medal.svg Bronze[edit]

Archery[edit]

After a twelve-year hiatus from archery, New Zealand returned in 1980 with one man and two women. This included the first paraplegic Olympian, Neroli Fairhall.

Women's Individual Competition:

Men's Individual Competition:

Athletics[edit]

Men's Competition

Men's 5,000 metres

  • Heat — 13:44.75
  • Semifinals — 13:28.48
  • Final — 13:24.46 (→ 8th place)

Men's Marathon

Men's Long Jump

  • Qualification — no mark (→ did not advance, 31st place)

Men's Javelin Throw

  • Qualification — no mark (→ did not advance, 28th place)
Women's Competition

Women's 3.000 metres

  • Heat — 8.47.90
  • Final — 8.56.43 (→ 9th place)

Women's Marathon

  • Final — 2:28:54 (→ 5th place)
  • Final — 2:41:22 (→ 27th place)
  • Final — did not finish (→ no ranking)

Women's 400m Hurdles

  • Heat — 58.02 (→ did not advance)

Boxing[edit]

Men's Light-Heavyweight (81 kg):

Men's Heavyweight (91 kg):

Canoeing[edit]

Men's Flatwater Competition

Cycling[edit]

Men's Track Competition

Men's Road Competition

Diving[edit]

Men's 3m Springboard

  • Preliminary Round — 497.55 (→ did not advance, 18th place)
  • Preliminary Round — 477.66 (→ did not advance, 22nd place)

Women's Competition

Equestrianism[edit]

Eventing Competition

Jumping Competition

Fencing[edit]

Two fencers, both men, represented New Zealand in 1984.

Men's épée

Hockey[edit]

Men's Team Competition
  • Preliminary Round (Pool B)
    Pakistan - New Zealand 3-3
    The Netherlands - New Zealand 3-1
    Great Britain - New Zealand 1-0
    New Zealand - Kenya 4-1
    New Zealand - Canada 2-2
  • Classification Matches
    5th-8th place: India - New Zealand 1-0
    7th-8th place: New Zealand - Spain 1-0 (→ Seventh Place)
  • Team Roster
Women's Team Competition
  • Round Robin
  • Team Roster:

Judo[edit]

Men's Competition

Rhythmic gymnastics[edit]

Women's Rhythmic Competition

Rowing[edit]

Men's Competition

Women's Competition

Sailing[edit]

Shooting[edit]

Men's Competition

Swimming[edit]

Men's 200m Freestyle

  • Heat — 1:54.12 (→ did not advance, 24th place)
  • Heat — 1:56.20 (→ did not advance, 35th place)

Men's 400m Freestyle

  • Heat — 3:57.88
  • B-Final — 3:58.24 (→ 16th place)

Men's 1500m Freestyle

  • Heat — 15:35.43 (→ did not advance, 14th place)

Men's 100m Backstroke

  • Heat — 57.42
  • Final — 56.90 (→ 4th place)
  • Heat — 58.33
  • B-Final — 58.19 (→ 10th place)

Men's 200m Backstroke

  • Heat — 2:04.46
  • Final — 2:03.10 (→ 5th place)
  • Heat — 2:06.87 (→ did not advance, 20th place)

Men's 100m Breaststroke

  • Heat — 1:04.83
  • B-Final — 1:05.49 (→ 15th place)

Men's 200m Breaststroke

  • Heat — 2:27.25 (→ did not advance, 28th place)

Men's 100m Butterfly

  • Heat — 55.19
  • Final — 54.93 (→ 6th place)

Men's 200m Butterfly

  • Heat — 1:59.76
  • Final — 1:58.75 (→ 5th place)

Men's 4x100m Medley Relay

  • Heat — 3:50.56 (→ did not advance, 9th place)


Women's 100m Freestyle

  • Heat — 1:00.63 (→ did not advance, 28th place)
  • Heat — 1:02.72 (→ did not advance, 39th place)

Women's 100m Backstroke

  • Heat — 1:04.57
  • Swimm-Off — 1:04.33
  • Final — 1:04.47 (→ 8th place)

Women's 200m Backstroke

  • Heat — 2:16.78
  • Final — 2:17.89 (→ 8th place)

Women's 200m Butterfly

  • Heat — 2:20.55 (→ did not advance, 19th place)
  • Heat — 2:20.55 (→ did not advance, 20th place)

Women's 200m Individual Medley

  • Heat — 2:25.00 (→ did not advance, 19th place)

Women's 400m Individual Medley

  • Heat — 4:59.92
  • B-Final — 4:58.40 (did not advance → 15th place)

Synchronized swimming[edit]

Women's Competition

Weightlifting[edit]

Men's Competition

Wrestling[edit]

Men's Freestyle Competition

References[edit]

  1. ^ "New Zealand at the 1984 Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 2011-05-11.