United States at the 1984 Winter Olympics

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United States at the Olympic Games

Flag of the United States
IOC code  USA
NOC United States Olympic Committee
Website www.teamusa.org
At the 1984 Winter Olympics in Sarajevo
Competitors 107 (77 men, 30 women) in 10 sports
Flag bearer Frank Masley (luge)
Medals
Rank: 3
Gold
4
Silver
4
Bronze
0
Total
8
Olympic history (summary)
Summer Games
Winter Games
Intercalated Games
1906

The United States competed at the 1984 Winter Olympics in Sarajevo, Yugoslavia.

Medalists[edit]

Medal Name Sport Event
 Gold Johnson, BillBill Johnson Alpine skiing Men's downhill
 Gold Mahre, PhilPhil Mahre Alpine skiing Men's slalom
 Gold Armstrong, DebbieDebbie Armstrong Alpine skiing Women's giant slalom
 Gold Hamilton, ScottScott Hamilton Figure skating Men's singles
 Silver Mahre, SteveSteve Mahre Alpine skiing Men's slalom
 Silver Cooper, ChristinChristin Cooper Alpine skiing Women's giant slalom
 Silver Sumners, RosalynnRosalynn Sumners Figure skating Ladies' singles
 Silver Carruthers, KittyKitty Carruthers
Peter Carruthers
Figure skating Pair skating

Alpine skiing[edit]

Men
Athlete Event Race 1 Race 2 Total
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Doug Lewis Downhill 1:48.49 24
Bill Johnson 1:45.59 1st
Tiger Shaw Giant Slalom DNF DNF
Steve Mahre 1:23.43 18 1:22.60 18 2:46.03 17
Phil Mahre 1:22.09 10 1:21.16 7 2:43.25 8
Tiger Shaw Slalom 53.45 17 DNF DNF
Phil Mahre 51.55 3 47.86 2 1:39.41 1st
Steve Mahre 50.85 1 48.77 8 1:39.62 2nd
Women
Athlete Event Race 1 Race 2 Total
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Debbie Armstrong Downhill 1:15.57 21
Maria Maricich 1:15.55 19
Holly Flanders 1:15.11 16
Cindy Nelson Giant Slalom 1:11.44 20 1:13.44 18 2:24.88 18
Tamara McKinney 1:10.11 8 1:11.72 1 2:21.83 4
Debbie Armstrong 1:08.97 2 1:12.01 4 2:20.98 1st
Christin Cooper 1:08.97 1 1:12.51 7 2:21.38 2nd
Christin Cooper Slalom DNF DNF
Tamara McKinney DNF DNF

Biathlon[edit]

Men
Event Athlete Misses 1 Time Rank
10 km Sprint Donald Nielsen 3 35:23.3 42
Josh Thompson 4 35:10.5 40
Bill Carow 0 33:05.8 20
Event Athlete Time Penalties Adjusted time 2 Rank
20 km Martin Hagen 1'18:19.8 12 1'30:19.8 53
Glen Eberle 1'18:15.0 4 1'22:15.0 33
Lyle Nelson 1'14:05.4 7 1'21:05.4 26
Men's 4 x 7.5 km relay
Athletes Race
Misses 1 Time Rank
Bill Carow
Donald Nielsen
Lyle Nelson
Josh Thompson
0 1'44:31.9 11
1 A penalty loop of 150 metres had to be skied per missed target.
2 One minute added per missed target.

Bobsleigh[edit]

Sled Athletes Event Run 1 Run 2 Run 3 Run 4 Total
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
USA-1 Brent Rushlaw
James Tyler
Two-man 53.01 16 52.99 12 52.35 13 52.40 8 3:30.75 15
USA-2 Frederick Fritsch
Wayne DeAtley
Two-man 53.47 21 53.32 17 52.63 16 52.78 16 3:32.20 17
Sled Athletes Event Run 1 Run 2 Run 3 Run 4 Total
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
USA-1 Jeff Jost
Joe Briski
Tom Barnes
Hal Hoye
Four-man 50.83 11 50.97 8 50.89 5 50.64 4 3:23.33 5
USA-2 Brent Rushlaw
Ed Card
James Tyler
Frank Hansen
Four-man 51.04 13 51.35 14 51.58 18 51.53 15 3:25.50 16

Cross-country skiing[edit]

Men
Event Athlete Race
Time Rank
15 km Todd Boonstra 46:36.5 54
Tim Caldwell 45:21.2 39
Bill Koch 43:53.7 27
Dan Simoneau 43:03.4 18
30 km Kevin Brochman 1'39:24.6 47
Jim Galanes 1'37:21.2 36
Dan Simoneau 1'35:50.7 29
Bill Koch 1'33:44.4 21
50 km Jim Galanes 2'28:00.7 31
Dan Simoneau 2'25:43.1 26
Audun Endestad 2'24:14.4 18
Bill Koch 2'24:02.3 17
Men's 4 x 10 km relay
Athletes Race
Time Rank
Dan Simoneau
Tim Caldwell
Jim Galanes
Bill Koch
1'59:52.3 8
Women
Event Athlete Race
Time Rank
5 km Patricia Ross 19:30.9 40
Susan Long 19:28.5 38
Judy Rabinowitz 18:41.5 30
Lynn von der Heide-Spencer-Galanes 18:30.8 27
10 km Lynn von der Heide-Spencer-Galanes 35:47.4 40
Patricia Ross 35:41.3 39
Susan Long 34:58.9 32
Judy Rabinowitz 34:35.1 26
20 km Kelly Milligan 1'11:50.4 37
Lynn von der Heide-Spencer-Galanes 1'08:25.0 33
Susan Long 1'07:25.9 28
Judy Rabinowitz 1'07:11.4 27
Women's 4 x 5 km relay
Athletes Race
Time Rank
Susan Long
Judy Rabinowitz
Lynn von der Heide-Spencer-Galanes
Patricia Ross
1'10:48.4 7

Figure skating[edit]

Men
Athlete CF SP FS TFP Rank
Mark Cockerell 18 17 10 27.6 13
Brian Boitano 8 3 5 11.0 5
Scott Hamilton 1 2 2 3.4 1st
Women
Athlete CF SP FS TFP Rank
Elaine Zayak 13 6 4 14.2 6
Tiffany Chin 12 2 3 11.0 4
Rosalynn Sumners 1 5 2 4.6 2nd
Pairs
Athletes SP FS TFP Rank
Lea Ann Miller
William Fauver
10 10 15.0 10
Jill Watson
Burt Lancon
8 6 10.0 6
Kitty Carruthers
Peter Carruthers
2 2 3.0 2nd
Ice Dancing
Athletes CD OD FD TFP Rank
Elisa Spitz
Scott Gregory
10 10 10 20.0 10
Carol Fox
Richard Dalley
6 5 5 10.4 5
Judy Blumberg
Michael Seibert
3 3 4 7.0 4

Ice hockey[edit]

Group B[edit]

Top two teams (shaded ones) advanced to the medal round.

Team Pld W L T GF GA Pts
 Czechoslovakia 5 5 0 0 38 7 10
 Canada 5 4 1 0 24 10 8
 Finland 5 2 2 1 27 19 5
 United States 5 1 2 2 16 17 4
 Austria 5 1 4 0 13 37 2
 Norway 5 0 4 1 15 43 1
  • Canada 4-2 USA
  • Czechoslovakia 4-1 USA
  • Norway 3-3 USA
  • USA 7-3 Austria
  • Finland 3-3 USA

Game for 7th Place[edit]

Team 1  Score  Team 2
 United States 7–4  Poland

Head Coaches: Lou Vairo & Tim Taylor

Luge[edit]

Men
Athlete Run 1 Run 2 Run 3 Run 4 Total
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Timothy Nardiello 47.899 23 47.799 22 47.784 22 47.838 22 3:11.320 21
David Gilman 47.341 17 48.178 26 47.151 15 47.187 16 3:09.857 17
Frank Masley 46.890 15 47.073 16 46.797 12 46.990 15 3:07.750 14

(Men's) Doubles

Athletes Run 1 Run 2 Total
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Ronald Rossi
Doug Bateman
42.400 10 42.251 7 1:24.651 9
Frank Masley
Raymond Bateman
43.047 12 43.284 13 1:26.331 13
Women
Athlete Run 1 Run 2 Run 3 Run 4 Total
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Toni Damigella 45.170 25 43.187 15 45.579 24 43.045 17 2:56.981 20
Theresa Riedl 43.520 16 43.995 24 44.620 21 43.130 18 2:55.265 19
Bonny Warner 42.632 8 42.647 11 44.103 19 42.528 14 2:51.910 15

Nordic combined pictogram.svg Nordic combined[edit]

Events:

  • normal hill ski jumping (Three jumps, best two counted and shown here.)
  • 15 km cross-country skiing
Athlete Event Ski Jumping Cross-country Total
Distance 1 Distance 2 Points Rank Time Points Rank Points Rank
Mike Randall Individual 68.0 70.5 145.8 27 51:31.0 175.150 25 320.950 28
Kerry Lynch 80.0 79.0 181.8 22 48:02.9 206.365 3 388.165 13
Pat Ahern 83.5 81.0 195.1 16 49:55.2 189.520 17 384.620 17

Ski jumping pictogram.svg Ski jumping[edit]

Athlete Event Jump 1 Jump 2 Total
Distance Points Distance Points Points Rank
Mike Holland Normal hill 81.0 90.6 87.0 73.7 164.3 41
Landis Arnold 81.0 92.6 79.0 89.4 182.0 28
Jeff Hastings 84.0 99.4 86.0 104.1 203.5 9
Dennis McGrane 86.0 102.6 73.0 75.8 178.4 33
Dennis McGrane Large hill 71.0 7.1 89.0 72.8 79.9 53
Mike Holland 90.0 71.2 96.0 83.6 154.8 37
Reed Zuehlke 96.0 85.6 95.5 82.9 168.5 29
Jeff Hastings 102.5 95.7 107.0 105.5 201.2 4

Speed skating[edit]

Men
Event Athlete Race
Time Rank
500 m Erik Henriksen 39.45 20
Nick Thometz 38.56 5
Dan Jansen 38.55 4
1000 m Dan Jansen 1:18.73 16
Erik Henriksen 1:17.64 11
Nick Thometz 1:16.85 4
1500 m Mark Mitchell 2:04.26 33
Erik Henriksen 2:02.20 21
Nick Thometz 2:00.77 14
5000 m Mark Huck 7:46.91 35
Mark Mitchell 7:34.32 21
Mike Woods 7:24.81 12
10,000 m Mark Mitchell 15:21.24 21
Mike Woods 14:57.30 7
Women
Event Athlete Race
Time Rank
500 m Connie Paraskevin-Young 43.05 13
Katie Class 42.97 10
Bonnie Blair 42.53 8
1000 m Mary Docter 1:28.55 24
Katie Class 1:27.57 17
Lydia Stephans 1:26.73 13
1500 m Nancy Swider-Peltz 2:13.74 18
Jane Goldman 2:12.94 17
Mary Docter 2:12.14 14
3000 m Jane Goldman 4:42.49 12
Nancy Swider-Peltz 4:40.10 10
Mary Docter 4:36.25 6

References[edit]