Athletics at the 1984 Summer Olympics

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Athletes during the 400 metres event

At the 1984 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles, 41 events in athletics were contested, 24 events by men and 17 by women. There were a total number of 1273 participating athletes from 124 countries.

Medal summary[edit]

Men[edit]

Athletics at the
1984 Summer Olympics
Athletics pictogram.svg
Track events
100 m   men   women
200 m men women
400 m men women
800 m men women
1500 m men women
3000 m women
5000 m men
10,000 m men
100 m hurdles women
110 m hurdles men
400 m hurdles men women
3000 m
steeplechase
men
4×100 m relay men women
4×400 m relay men women
Road events
Marathon men women
20 km walk men
50 km walk men
Field events
Long jump men women
Triple jump men
High jump men women
Pole vault men
Shot put men women
Discus throw men women
Javelin throw men women
Hammer throw men
Combined events
Heptathlon women
Decathlon men
Wheelchair races
Event Gold Silver Bronze
100 metres
details
Carl Lewis
 United States
9.99 Sam Graddy
 United States
10.19 Ben Johnson
 Canada
10.22
200 metres
details
Carl Lewis
 United States
19.80 OR Kirk Baptiste
 United States
19.96 Thomas Jefferson
 United States
20.26
400 metres
details
Alonzo Babers
 United States
44.27 Gabriel Tiacoh
 Ivory Coast
44.54 Antonio McKay
 United States
44.71
800 metres
details
Joaquim Cruz
 Brazil
1:43.00 Sebastian Coe
 Great Britain
1:43.64 Earl Jones
 United States
1:43.83
1500 metres
details
Sebastian Coe
 Great Britain
3:32.53 OR Steve Cram
 Great Britain
3:33.40 José Manuel Abascal
 Spain
3:34.30
5000 metres
details
Saïd Aouita
 Morocco
13:05.59 OR Markus Ryffel
 Switzerland
13:07.54 António Leitão
 Portugal
13:09.20
10,000 metres
details
Alberto Cova
 Italy
27:47.54 Mike McLeod
 Great Britain
28:06.22 Mike Musyoki
 Kenya
28:06.46
110 metres hurdles
details
Roger Kingdom
 United States
13.20 OR Greg Foster
 United States
13.23 Arto Bryggare
 Finland
13.40
400 metres hurdles
details
Edwin Moses
 United States
47.75 Danny Harris
 United States
48.13 Harald Schmid
 West Germany
48.19
3000 metres steeplechase
details
Julius Korir
 Kenya
8:11.80 Joseph Mahmoud
 France
8:13.31 Brian Diemer
 United States
8:14.06
4×100 metres relay
details
 United States (USA)
Sam Graddy
Ron Brown
Calvin Smith
Carl Lewis
37.83 WR  Jamaica (JAM)
Al Lawrence
Greg Meghoo
Don Quarrie
Ray Stewart
Norman Edwards*
38.62  Canada (CAN)
Ben Johnson
Tony Sharpe
Desai Williams
Sterling Hinds
38.70
4×400 metres relay
details
 United States (USA)
Sunder Nix
Ray Armstead
Alonzo Babers
Antonio McKay
Walter McCoy*
Willie Smith*
2:57.91  Great Britain (GBR)
Kriss Akabusi
Garry Cook
Todd Bennett
Phil Brown
2:59.13  Nigeria (NGR)
Sunday Uti
Moses Ugbusien
Rotimi Peters
Innocent Egbunike
2:59.32
Marathon
details
Carlos Lopes
 Portugal
2:09:21 OR John Treacy
 Ireland
2:09:56 Charlie Spedding
 Great Britain
2:09:58
20 kilometres walk
details
Ernesto Canto
 Mexico
1:23:13 Raúl González
 Mexico
1:23:20 Maurizio Damilano
 Italy
1:23:26
50 kilometres walk
details
Raúl González
 Mexico
3:47:26 Bo Gustafsson
 Sweden
3:53:19 Sandro Bellucci
 Italy
3:53:45
Long jump
details
Carl Lewis
 United States
8.54 m Gary Honey
 Australia
8.24 m Giovanni Evangelisti
 Italy
8.24 m
Triple jump
details
Al Joyner
 United States
17.26 m Mike Conley
 United States
17.18 m Keith Connor
 Great Britain
16.87 m
High jump
details
Dietmar Mögenburg
 West Germany
2.35 m Patrik Sjöberg
 Sweden
2.33 m Jianhua Zhu
 China
2.31 m
Pole vault
details
Pierre Quinon
 France
5.75 m Mike Tully
 United States
5.65 m Earl Bell
 United States
5.60 m
Thierry Vigneron
 France
Shot put
details
Alessandro Andrei
 Italy
21.26 m Michael Carter
 United States
21.09 m Dave Laut
 United States
20.97 m
Discus throw
details
Rolf Danneberg
 West Germany
66.60 m Mac Wilkins
 United States
66.30 m John Powell
 United States
65.46 m
Hammer throw
details
Juha Tiainen
 Finland
78.08 m Karl-Hans Riehm
 West Germany
77.98 m Klaus Ploghaus
 West Germany
76.68 m
Javelin throw
details
Arto Härkönen
 Finland
86.76 m David Ottley
 Great Britain
85.74 m Kenth Eldebrink
 Sweden
83.72 m
Decathlon
details
Daley Thompson
 Great Britain
8798 EWR Jürgen Hingsen
 West Germany
8673 Siegfried Wentz
 West Germany
8412

Women[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
100 metres
details
Evelyn Ashford
 United States
10.97 Alice Brown
 United States
11.13 Merlene Ottey
 Jamaica
11.16
200 metres
details
Valerie Brisco-Hooks
 United States
21.81 Florence Griffith
 United States
22.04 Merlene Ottey
 Jamaica
22.09
400 metres
details
Valerie Brisco-Hooks
 United States
48.83 Chandra Cheeseborough
 United States
49.05 Kathy Smallwood-Cook
 Great Britain
49.42
800 metres
details
Doina Melinte
 Romania
1:57.60 Kim Gallagher
 United States
1:58.63 Fiţa Lovin
 Romania
1:58.83
1500 metres
details
Gabriella Dorio
 Italy
4:03.25 Doina Melinte
 Romania
4:03.76 Maricica Puică
 Romania
4:04.15
3000 metres
details
Maricica Puică
 Romania
8:35.96 Wendy Smith-Sly
 Great Britain
8:39.47 Lynn Williams
 Canada
8:42.14
100 metres hurdles
details
Benita Fitzgerald
 United States
12.84 Shirley Strong
 Great Britain
12.88 Michèle Chardonnet
 France
13.06
Kim Turner
 United States
400 metres hurdles
details
Nawal El Moutawakel
 Morocco
54.61 Judi Brown
 United States
55.20 Cristieana Cojocaru
 Romania
55.41
4×100 metres relay
details
 United States (USA)
Alice Brown
Jeanette Bolden
Chandra Cheeseborough
Evelyn Ashford
41.65  Canada (CAN)
Angela Bailey
Marita Payne
Angella Taylor-Issajenko
France Gareau
42.77  Great Britain (GBR)
Simmone Jacobs
Kathy Smallwood-Cook
Beverley Goddard
Heather Hunte
43.11
4×400 metres relay
details
 United States (USA)
Lillie Leatherwood
Sherri Howard
Valerie Brisco-Hooks
Chandra Cheeseborough
Diane Dixon*
Denean Howard*
3:18.29  Canada (CAN)
Charmaine Crooks
Jillian Richardson
Molly Killingbeck
Marita Payne
Dana Wright*
3:21.21  West Germany (FRG)
Heike Schulte-Mattler
Ute Thimm
Heide-Elke Gaugel
Gaby Bußmann
Nicole Leistenschneider*
Christina Sussiek*
3:22.98
Marathon
details
Joan Benoit
 United States
2:24:52 Grete Waitz
 Norway
2:26:18 Rosa Mota
 Portugal
2:26:57
Long jump
details
Anişoara Cuşmir-Stanciu
 Romania
6.96 m Vali Ionescu
 Romania
6.81 m Susan Hearnshaw
 Great Britain
6.80 m
High jump
details
Ulrike Meyfarth
 West Germany
2.02 m Sara Simeoni
 Italy
2.00 m Joni Huntley
 United States
1.97 m
Shot put
details
Claudia Losch
 West Germany
20.48 m Mihaela Loghin
 Romania
20.47 m Gael Martin
 Australia
19.19 m
Discus throw
details
Ria Stalman
 Netherlands
65.36 m Leslie Deniz
 United States
64.86 m Florenţa Crăciunescu
 Romania
63.64 m
Javelin throw
details
Tessa Sanderson
 Great Britain
69.56 m Tiina Lillak
 Finland
69.00 m Fatima Whitbread
 Great Britain
67.14 m
Heptathlon
details
Glynis Nunn
 Australia
6390 Jackie Joyner
 United States
6385 Sabine Everts
 West Germany
6363


* Athletes who ran in preliminary round and also received medals.

Medal table[edit]

Rank Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  United States (USA) 16 15 9 40
2  West Germany (FRG) 4 2 5 11
3  Great Britain (GBR) 3 7 6 16
4  Romania (ROU) 3 3 4 10
5  Italy (ITA) 3 1 3 7
6  Finland (FIN) 2 1 1 4
7  Mexico (MEX) 2 1 0 3
8  Morocco (MAR) 2 0 0 2
9  France (FRA) 1 1 2 4
10  Australia (AUS) 1 1 1 3
11  Portugal (POR) 1 0 2 3
12  Kenya (KEN) 1 0 1 2
13  Brazil (BRA) 1 0 0 1
 Netherlands (NED) 1 0 0 1
15  Canada (CAN) 0 2 3 5
16  Sweden (SWE) 0 2 1 3
17  Jamaica (JAM) 0 1 2 3
18  Ivory Coast (CIV) 0 1 0 1
 Ireland (IRL) 0 1 0 1
 Norway (NOR) 0 1 0 1
 Switzerland (SUI) 0 1 0 1
22  China (CHN) 0 0 1 1
 Nigeria (NGR) 0 0 1 1
 Spain (ESP) 0 0 1 1

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