West Germany at the 1984 Summer Olympics

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West Germany at the Olympic Games

Flag of Germany
IOC code   FRG
At the 1984 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles
Competitors 390 (267 men, 123 women) in 25 sports
Flag bearer Wilhelm Kuhweide (sailing)
Medals
Rank: 3
Gold
17
Silver
19
Bronze
23
Total
59
Olympic history (summary)
Summer Games
Winter Games
Other related appearances
Germany (1896–1936, 1952, 1992–)
Saar (1952)
Unified Team of Germany (1956–1964)

West Germany (Federal Republic of Germany) competed at the 1984 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles, United States. West Germany had joined the American-led boycott of the 1980 Summer Olympics four years previously. 390 competitors, 267 men and 123 women, took part in 194 events in 25 sports.[1]

Medalists[edit]

Med 1.png Gold[edit]

Med 2.png Silver[edit]

Med 3.png Bronze[edit]

Archery[edit]

All five of the German archers posted solid scores in the nation's third Olympic archery competition, with none placing lower than 15th.

Women's Individual Competition:

Men's Individual Competition:

Athletics[edit]

Men's Competition

Men's 400 metres

  • Heat — 45.94
  • Quarterfinals — 46.39 (→ did not advance)

Men's 5,000 metres

  • Heat — 13:46.35
  • Semifinals — did not finish (→ did not advance)
  • Heat — 13:48.66
  • Semifinals — did not finish (→ did not advance)

Men's 10,000 metres

  • Qualifying Heat — 28:30.28
  • Final — 28:08.21 (→ 5th place)

Men's Marathon

  • Final — 2:15:29 (→ 18th place)

Men's High Jump

  • Qualification — 2.24 m
  • Final — 2.35 m (→ Med 1.png Gold Medal)
  • Qualification — 2.24 m
  • Final — 2.15 m (→ 10th place)
  • Qualification — 2.18 m (→ did not advance)

Men's Triple Jump

  • Final — 16.77 m (→ 5th place)

Men's Javelin Throw

  • Qualification — 82.98 m
  • Final — 82.46 m (→ 4th place)
  • Qualification — 73.52 m (→ did not advance, 22nd place)

Men's Shot Put

  • Qualifying Round — 18.98 m
  • Final — 18.31 m (→ 12th place)

Men's Discus Throw

  • Final — 66.60 m (→ Med 1.png Gold Medal)
  • Final — 64.72 m (→ 6th place)

Men's Hammer Throw

  • Qualification — 75.50 m
  • Final — 77.98 m (→ Med 2.png Silver Medal)
  • Qualification — 74.68m
  • Final — 76.68 m (→ Med 3.png Bronze Medal)
  • Qualification — 72.88 m
  • Final — no mark (→ no ranking)

Men's Decathlon

  • Final Result — 8673 points (→ Med 2.png Silver Medal)
  • Final Result — 8412 points (→ Med 3.png Bronze Medal)
  • Final Result — 8326 points (→ 4th place)

Men's 20 km Walk

  • Final — did not start (→ no ranking)
Women's Competition

Women's 1,000 metres

  • Heat — did not finish (→ no ranking)

Women's 1,500 metres

  • Heat — 4:10.64
  • Final — 4:04.41 (→ 4th place)
  • Heat — did not start (→ no ranking)

Women's 3,000 metres

  • Heat — 8:57.53
  • Final — did not finish (→ no ranking)

Women's Marathon

  • Final — 2:35:56 (→ 16th place)

Women's High Jump

  • Qualification — 1.90m
  • Final — 2.02m (→ Gold medal.svg Gold Medal)
  • Qualification — 1.90m
  • Final — 1.85m (→ 11th place)
  • Qualification — 1.90m
  • Final — 1.85m (→ 11th place)

Women's Discus Throw

  • Qualification — 56.20m
  • Final — 58.56m (→ 6th place)

Women's Javelin Throw

  • Qualification — 60.86m
  • Final — 63.26m (→ 6th place)
  • Qualification — 61.56m
  • Final — 62.34m (→ 7th place)

Women's Shot Put

  • Final — 20.48 m (→ Gold medal.svg Gold Medal)

Women's Heptathlon

  • Final Result — 6363 points (→ Bronze medal.svg Bronze Medal)
  • Final Result — 6236 points (→ 6th place)
  • Final Result — 6082 points (→ 9th place)

Basketball[edit]

Men's Team Competition
  • Preliminary Round (Group A)
  • Lost to Yugoslavia (83-96)
  • Lost to Italy (72-80)
  • Lost to Australia (66-66)
  • Defeated Egypt (85-58)
  • Defeated Brazil (78-75)
  • Quarterfinals
  • Lost to United States (67-78)
  • Classification Matches
  • 5th/8th place: Lost to Italy (71-98)
  • 7th/8th place: Lost to Australia (76-83) → 8th place
  • Team Roster

Boxing[edit]

Men's Bantamweight (– 54 kg)

Men's Lightweight (– 60 kg)

Men's Light Welterweight (– 63.5 kg)

Men's Welterweight (– 67 kg)

Men's Light Middleweight (– 71 kg)

Men's Middleweight (– 75 kg)

Men's Light Heavyweight (– 81 kg)

Men's Super Heavyweight (+ 91 kg)

Canoeing[edit]

Cycling[edit]

Road Cycling

Women's Individual Road Race

Track Cycling

Men's Points Race

  • Final — 16 points (→ Med 2.png Silver Medal)
  • Final — 3 points (→ 19th place)

Diving[edit]

Men's 3m Springboard

  • Preliminary Round — 549.39
  • Final — 569.52 (→ 7th place)
  • Preliminary Round — 533.61
  • Final — 549.33 (→ 10th place)

Equestrianism[edit]

Fencing[edit]

20 fencers, 15 men and 5 women, represented West Germany 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

Football[edit]

Men's Team Competition
  • Preliminary Round (Group C)
  • Quarter Finals
  • Team Roster:

Gymnastics[edit]

Handball[edit]

Men's Team Competition
  • Team Roster
Women's Team Competition
  • Team Roster

Hockey[edit]

Men's Team Competition
  • Preliminary Round (Group A)
  • Defeated Spain (3-1)
  • Defeated United States (4-0)
  • Lost to Australia (0-3)
  • Defeated Malaysia (5-0)
  • Drew with India (0-0)
  • Semi Finals
  • Defeated Great Britain (1-0)
  • Final
  • Lost to Pakistan (1-2) after extra time → Silver Silver Medal
  • Team Roster
Women's Team Competition
  • Round Robin
  • Drew with Australia (2-2)
  • Defeated Canada (3-0)
  • Lost to The Netherlands (2-6)
  • Defeated New Zealand (1-0)
  • Drew with United States (1-1) → Silver Silver Medal
  • Team Roster

Judo[edit]

Modern pentathlon[edit]

Three male modern pentathletes represented West Germany in 1984.

Individual
Team
  • Achim Bellmann
  • Michael Rehbein
  • Christian Sandow

Rhythmic gymnastics[edit]

Rowing[edit]

Sailing[edit]

Shooting[edit]

Swimming[edit]

Men's Competition

Men's 100m Freestyle

  • Heat — 51.02
  • Final — 50.93 (→ 8th place)
  • Heat — 51.78 (→ did not advance, 20th place)

Men's 200m Freestyle

  • Heat — 1:48.03
  • Final — 1:47.44 (→ Med 1.png Gold Medal)
  • Heat — 1:50.00
  • Final — 1:49.69 (→ Med 3.png Bronze Medal)

Men's 400m Freestyle

  • Heat — 3:53.41
  • Final — 3:52.91 (→ 4th place)
  • Heat — 3:55.26
  • B-Final — 3:50.91 (→ 9th place)

Men's 1500m Freestyle

  • Heat — 15:21.95
  • Final — 15:12.77 (→ Med 3.png Bronze Medal)
  • Heat — 15:23.60
  • Final — 15:20.03 (→ 4th place)

Men's 100m Backstroke

  • Heat — 57.90
  • B-Final — 58.30 (→ 11th place)
  • Heat — 58.19
  • B-Final — 58.56 (→ 15th place)

Men's 200m Backstroke

  • Heat — 2:04.45
  • Final — 2:03.95 (→ 6th place)
  • Heat — 2:05.22
  • B-Final — 2:05.66 (→ 13th place)

Men's 100m Breaststroke

  • Heat — 1:03.53
  • Final — 1:03.95 (→ 7th place)
  • Heat — 1:04.40
  • B-Final — 1:04.43 (→ 11th place)

Men's 200m Breaststroke

  • Heat — 2:22.99 (→ did not advance, 18th place)
  • Heat — 2:24.60 (→ did not advance, 22nd place)

Men's 100m Butterfly

  • Heat — 54.02
  • Final — 53.08 (→ Med 1.png Gold Medal)
  • Heat — 55.22
  • Final — 54.95 (→ 7th place)

Men's 200m Butterfly

  • Heat — 1:58.72
  • Final — 1:57.40 (→ Med 2.png Silver Medal)
  • Heat — 2:06.06 (→ did not advance, 24th place)

Men's 200m Individual Medley

  • Heat — 2:06.07
  • Final — 2:05.88 (→ 7th place)
  • Heat — 2:06.41
  • Final — 2:06.66 (→ 8th place)

Men's 400m Individual Medley

  • Heat — 4:28.10
  • B-Final — 4:28.94 (→ 12th place)

Men's 4x100m Freestyle Relay

  • Heat — 3:24.69
  • Final — 3:22.98 (→ 4th place)

Men's 4x200m Freestyle Relay

  • Heat — 7:25.29
  • Final — 7:15.73 (→ Med 2.png Silver Medal)

Men's 4x100m Medley Relay

  • Heat — 3:49.75
  • Final — 3:44.26 (→ 4th place)
Women's Competition

Women's 100m Freestyle

  • Heat — 56.85
  • Final — 56.90 (→ 6th place)
  • Heat — 57.31
  • B-Final — 57.19 (→ 9th place)

Women's 200m Freestyle

  • Heat — 2:02.42
  • Final — 2:01.89 (→ 7th place)
  • Heat — 2:03.95
  • B-Final — 2:03.42 (→ 10th place)

Women's 400m Freestyle

  • Heat — 4:17.92
  • Final — 4:16.33 (→ 7th place)
  • Heat — 4:18.94
  • B-Final — scratched (→ 17th place)

Women's 800m Freestyle

  • Heat — 8:53.34 (→ did not advance, 11th place)

Women's 4x100m Freestyle Relay

  • Heat — 3:46.49
  • Final — 3:45.56 (→ Med 3.png Bronze Medal)

Women's 4x100m Medley Relay

  • Heat — 4:13.58
  • Final — 4:11.97 (→ Med 2.png Silver Medal)

Women's 100m Backstroke

  • Heat — 1:04.02
  • Final — 1:03.46 (→ 6th place)
  • Heat — 1:05.27 (→ did not advance, 17th place)

Women's 200m Backstroke

  • Heat — 2:15.69
  • Final — 2:15.93 (→ 6th place)
  • Heat — 2:19.59
  • B-Final — 2:16.93 (→ 9th place)

Women's 200m Butterfly

  • Heat — 2:13.26
  • Final — 2:11.91 (→ Med 3.png Bronze Medal)
  • Heat — 2:15.20
  • B-Final — 2:16.50 (→ 14th place)

Women's 200m Individual Medley

  • Heat — 2:19.17
  • Final — 2:17.82 (→ 5th place)
  • Heat — 2:20.05
  • Final — 2:19.86 (→ 7th place)

Women's 400m Individual Medley

  • Heat — 4:52.49
  • Final — 4:48.57 (→ Med 3.png Bronze Medal)

Synchronized swimming[edit]

Volleyball[edit]

Women's Team Competition
  • Preliminary Round (Group B)
  • Lost to United States (0-3)
  • Lost to China (0-3)
  • Defeated Brazil (3-0)
  • Classification Matches
  • 5th/8th place: Defeated Canada (3-0)
  • 5th/6th place: Lost to South Korea (0-3) → Sixth place
  • Team Roster

Water polo[edit]

Men's Team Competition
  • Preliminary Round (Group C)
  • Defeated Australia (10-6)
  • Defeated Japan (15-8)
  • Defeated Italy (10-4)
  • Final Round (Group D)
  • Drew with Spain (8-8)
  • Lost to Yugoslavia (9-10)
  • Lost to United States (7-8)
  • Defeated Netherlands (15-2) → Bronze medal.svg Bronze Medal
  • Team Roster

Weightlifting[edit]

Wrestling[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "West Germany at the 1984 Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 2011-05-21.