Swimming at the 1984 Summer Olympics

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Swimming events at the
1984 Summer Olympics
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Freestyle
100 m men women
200 m men women
400 m men women
800 m women
1500 m men
Backstroke
100 m men women
200 m men women
Breaststroke
100 m men women
200 m men women
Butterfly
100 m men women
200 m men women
Individual medley
200 m men women
400 m men women
Freestyle relay
4×100 m men women
4×200 m men
Medley relay
4×100 m men women

Swimming at the 1984 Summer Olympics, held at the McDonald's Olympic Swim Stadium, located on the USC campus. There was a total of 494 participants from 67 countries competing.

Medal table[edit]

 Rank  Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  United States (USA) 21 13 0 34
2  Canada (CAN) 4 3 3 10
3  West Germany (FRG) 2 3 6 11
4  Netherlands (NED) 2 1 3 6
5  Australia (AUS) 1 5 6 12
6  Great Britain (GBR) 0 1 4 5
7  France (FRA) 0 1 1 2
8  Brazil (BRA) 0 1 0 1
9  Sweden (SWE) 0 0 2 2
10  Belgium (BEL) 0 0 1 1
 Romania (ROM) 0 0 1 1
 Switzerland (SUI) 0 0 1 1
 Venezuela (VEN) 0 0 1 1

Medal summary[edit]

Men's events[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
100 m freestyle
details
 Rowdy Gaines (USA) 49.80  Mark Stockwell (AUS) 50.24  Per Johansson (SWE) 50.31
200 m freestyle
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 Michael Gross (FRG) 1:47.44 (WR)  Mike Heath (USA) 1:49.10  Thomas Fahrner (FRG) 1:49.69
400 m freestyle
details
 George DiCarlo (USA) 3:51.23 (OR)  John Mykkanen (USA) 3:51.49  Justin Lemberg (AUS) 3:51.79
1500 m freestyle
details
 Mike O'Brien (USA) 15:05.20  George DiCarlo (USA) 15:10.59  Stefan Pfeiffer (FRG) 15:12.11
100 m backstroke
details
 Rick Carey (USA) 55.79  Dave Wilson (USA) 56.35  Mike West (CAN) 56.49
200 m backstroke
details
 Rick Carey (USA) 2:00.23  Frédéric Delcourt (FRA) 2:01.75  Cameron Henning (CAN) 2:02.37
100 m breaststroke
details
 Steve Lundquist (USA) 1:01.65 (WR)  Victor Davis (CAN) 1:01.99  Peter Evans (AUS) 1:02.97
200 m breaststroke
details
 Victor Davis (CAN) 2:13.34 (WR)  Glenn Beringen (AUS) 2:15.79  Étienne Dagon (SUI) 2:17.41
100 m butterfly
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 Michael Gross (FRG) 53.08 (WR)  Pablo Morales (USA) 53.23  Glenn Buchanan (AUS) 53.85
200 m butterfly
details
 Jon Sieben (AUS) 1:57.04 (WR)  Michael Gross (FRG) 1:57.40  Rafael Vidal (VEN) 1:57.51
200 m individual medley
details
 Alex Baumann (CAN) 2:01.42 (WR)  Pablo Morales (USA) 2:03.05  Neil Cochran (GBR) 2:04.38
400 m individual medley
details
 Alex Baumann (CAN) 4:17.41 (WR)  Ricardo Prado (BRA) 4:18.45  Rob Woodhouse (AUS) 4:20.50
4×100 m freestyle relay
details
 United States (USA)
Chris Cavanaugh
Mike Heath
Matt Biondi
Rowdy Gaines
Tom Jager*
Robin Leamy*
3:19.03 (WR)  Australia (AUS)
Greg Fasala
Neil Brooks
Michael Delany
Mark Stockwell
3:19.68  Sweden (SWE)
Thomas Lejdström
Per Johansson
Bengt Baron
Mikael Örn
Rikard Milton*
Michael Söderlund*
3:22.69
4×200 m freestyle relay
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 United States (USA)
Mike Heath
David Larson
Jeff Float
Bruce Hayes
Geoff Gaberino*
Richard Saeger*
7:15.69 (WR)  West Germany (FRG)
Thomas Fahrner
Dirk Korthals
Alexander Schowtka
Michael Gross
Rainer Henkel*
7:15.73  Great Britain (GBR)
Neil Cochran
Paul Easter
Paul Howe
Andrew Astbury
7:24.78
4×100 m medley relay
details
 United States (USA)
Rick Carey
Steve Lundquist
Pablo Morales
Rowdy Gaines
Dave Wilson*
Richard Schroeder*
Mike Heath*
Tom Jager*
3:39.30 (WR)  Canada (CAN)
Mike West
Victor Davis
Tom Ponting
Sandy Goss
3:43.23  Australia (AUS)
Mark Kerry
Peter Evans
Glenn Buchanan
Mark Stockwell
Jon Sieben*
Neil Brooks*
3:43.25

* Swimmers who participated in the heats only and received medals.

Women's events[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
100 m freestyle
details
 Carrie Steinseifer (USA) 55.92 none awarded  Annemarie Verstappen (NED) 56.08
 Nancy Hogshead (USA)
200 m freestyle
details
 Mary Wayte (USA) 1:59.23  Cynthia Woodhead (USA) 1:59.50  Annemarie Verstappen (NED) 1:59.69
400 m freestyle
details
 Tiffany Cohen (USA) 4:07.10 (OR)  Sarah Hardcastle (GBR) 4:10.29  June Croft (GBR) 4:11.49
800 m freestyle
details
 Tiffany Cohen (USA) 8:24.95 (OR)  Michele Richardson (USA) 8:30.73  Sarah Hardcastle (GBR) 8:32.60
100 m backstroke
details
 Theresa Andrews (USA) 1:02.55  Betsy Mitchell (USA) 1:02.63  Jolanda de Rover (NED) 1:02.91
200 m backstroke
details
 Jolanda de Rover (NED) 2:12.38  Amy White (USA) 2:13.04  Anca Patrascoiu (ROU) 2:13.29
100 m breaststroke
details
 Petra van Staveren (NED) 1:09.88 (OR)  Anne Ottenbrite (CAN) 1:10.69  Catherine Poirot (FRA) 1:10.70
200 m breaststroke
details
 Anne Ottenbrite (CAN) 2:30.38  Susan Rapp (USA) 2:31.15  Ingrid Lempereur (BEL) 2:31.40
100 m butterfly
details
 Mary T. Meagher (USA) 59.26  Jenna Johnson (USA) 1:00.19  Karin Seick (FRG) 1:01.36
200 m butterfly
details
 Mary T. Meagher (USA) 2:06.90 (OR)  Karen Phillips (AUS) 2:10.56  Ina Beyermann (FRG) 2:11.91
200 m individual medley
details
 Tracy Caulkins (USA) 2:12.64 (OR)  Nancy Hogshead (USA) 2:15.17  Michelle Pearson (AUS) 2:15.92
400 m individual medley
details
 Tracy Caulkins (USA) 4:39.24  Suzanne Landells (AUS) 4:48.30  Petra Zindler (FRG) 4:48.57
4×100 m freestyle relay
details
 United States (USA)
Jenna Johnson
Carrie Steinseifer
Dara Torres
Nancy Hogshead
Jill Sterkel*
Mary Wayte*
3:43.43  Netherlands (NED)
Annemarie Verstappen
Desi Reijers
Elles Voskes
Conny van Bentum
Wilma van Velsen*
3:44.40  West Germany (FRG)
Iris Zscherpe
Susanne Schuster
Christiane Pielke
Karin Seick
3:45.56
4×100 m medley relay
details
 United States (USA)
Theresa Andrews
Tracy Caulkins
Mary T. Meagher
Nancy Hogshead
Betsy Mitchell*
Susan Rapp*
Jenna Johnson*
Carrie Steinseifer*
4:08.34  West Germany (FRG)
Svenja Schlicht
Ute Hasse
Ina Beyermann
Karin Seick
4:11.97  Canada (CAN)
Reema Abdo
Anne Ottenbrite
Michelle MacPherson
Pamela Rai
4:12.98

*Swimmers who participated in the heats only and received medals.

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