Canada at the 1984 Summer Olympics

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Canada at the
1984 Summer Olympics
Flag of Canada.svg
IOC code CAN
NOC Canadian Olympic Committee
Website www.olympic.ca (English) (French)
in Los Angeles
Competitors 408 (257 men, 151 women) in 23 sports
Flag bearer Alex Baumann
Medals
Ranked 6th
Gold Silver Bronze Total
10 18 16 44
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)
Other related appearances
1906 Intercalated Games

Canada competed at the 1984 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles, United States. Canada returned to the Summer Games after having participated in the American-led boycott of the 1980 Summer Olympics. 408 competitors, 257 men and 151 women, took part in 193 events in 23 sports.[1]

Primarily due to the Soviet Union-led boycott of these Games, Canada enjoyed its best-ever results at the Summer Games, coming in sixth place in the number of Gold medals won, and fourth place in the total medals won - double their second best total in 1996 and 2016.

Medalists[edit]

Gold medal.svg Gold[edit]

Silver medal.svg Silver[edit]

Bronze medal.svg Bronze[edit]

Archery[edit]

Women's Individual Competition:

Athletics[edit]

Men's Competition

Men's 100 metres

Men's 200 metres

Men's 400 metres

Men's 800 metres

Men's 5,000 metres

  • Paul Williams
    • Heat — 13:47.56
    • Semifinals — 13:46.34 (→ did not advance)

Men's 10,000 metres

  • Paul Williams
    • Qualifying Heat — 28:36.15 (→ did not advance)

Men's Marathon

Men's 110 metres Hurdles

Men's 400 metres Hurdles

Men's 3,000 metres Steeplechase

Men's 4×100 metres Relay

Men's 4×400 metres Relay

Men's High Jump

  • Milton Ottey
    • Qualification — 2.24m
    • Final — 2.29m (→ 6th place)
  • Alain Metellus
    • Qualification — 2.18m (→ did not advance)

Men's Shot Put

Men's Discus Throw

Men's Javelin Throw

  • Laslo Babits
    • Qualification — 82.18m
    • Final — 80.68m (→ 8th place)

Men's Decathlon

  • Dave Steen
    • Final Result — 8047 points (→ 6th place)

Men's 20 km Walk

Men's 50 km Walk

Women's Competition

Women's 100 metres

Women's 200 metres

Women's 400 metres

Women's 800 metres

Women's 1,500 metres

  • Brit McRoberts
    • Heat — 4:10.64
    • Final — 4:05.98 (→ 7th place)
  • Debbie Scott
    • Heat — 4:09.16
    • Final — 4:10.41 (→ 10th place)

Women's 3,000 metres

  • Lynn Williams
    • Heat — 8.45.77
    • Final — 8:42.14 (→ Bronze medal.svg Bronze Medal)
  • Sue French
    • Heat — 9.24.66 (→ did not advance)
  • Geri Fitch
    • Heat — 9.07.18 (→ did not advance)

Women's Marathon

Women's 100m Hurdles

Women's 400m Hurdles

  • Andrea Page
    • Heat — 59.09
    • Semifinal — 57.89 (→ did not advance)
  • Dana Wright
    • Heat — 58.17 (→ did not advance)

Women's 4×100 metres Relay

Women's 4×400 metres Relay

Women's High Jump

  • Debbie Brill
    • Qualification — 1.90m
    • Final — 1.94m (→ 5th place)
  • Brigitte Reid
    • Qualification — 1.70m (→ did not advance, 27th place)

Women's Shot Put

Women's Discus Throw

Women's Heptathlon

Baseball[edit]

Canada competed in the Baseball tournament that was held as a demonstration sport. They finished 3rd in their pool, equivalent to 5th overall (tie).

Basketball[edit]

Men's Team Competition
Women's Team Competition

Boxing[edit]

Men's Flyweight (– 51 kg)


Men's Bantamweight (– 54 kg)


Men's Featherweight (– 57 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 Heavyweight (– 91 kg)


Men's Super Heavyweight (+ 91 kg)

Canoeing[edit]

Cycling[edit]

Thirteen cyclists, ten men and three women, represented Canada in 1984.

Men's individual road race
Team time trial
Sprint
1000m time trial
Individual pursuit
Points race
Women's individual road race

Diving[edit]

Men's 3m Springboard

  • Randy Sageman
    • Preliminary Round — 527.97 (→ did not advance, 14th place)
  • Mike Mourant
    • Preliminary Round — 476.19 (→ did not advance, 23rd place)

Equestrianism[edit]

Fencing[edit]

15 fencers, 10 men and 5 women, represented Canada in 1984.

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

Gymnastics[edit]

Hockey[edit]

Men's Team Competition
Women's Team Competition

Judo[edit]

Men's Extra-Lightweight (– 60 kg)

Men's Half-Lightweight (– 66 kg)

Men's Lightweight (– 73 kg)

Men's Half-Middleweight (– 81 kg)

Men's Middleweight (– 90 kg)

Men's Half-Heavyweight (– 100 kg)

Men's Heavyweight (+ 100 kg)

Men's Open Class

Rhythmic gymnastics[edit]

Rowing[edit]

Sailing[edit]

Shooting[edit]

Swimming[edit]

Men's Competition

Men's 100m Freestyle

Men's 200m Freestyle

  • Peter Szmidt
    • Heat — 1:52.48
    • B-Final — 1:52.56 (→ 14th place)
  • Alex Baumann
    • Heat — 1:51.76
    • B-Final — scratched (→ 17th place)

Men's 400m Freestyle

  • Peter Szmidt
    • Heat — 3:55.65
    • B-Final — 3:56.99 (→ 11th place)
  • David Shemilt
    • Heat — 3:58.43 (→ did not advance, 19th place)

Men's 1500m Freestyle

  • David Shemilt
    • Heat — 15:24.78
    • Final — 15:31.28 (→ 7th place)
  • Bernard Volz
    • Heat — 15:31.38 (→ did not advance, 13th place)

Men's 100m Backstroke

  • Mike West
    • Heat — 57.76
    • Final — 56.49 (→ Bronze medal.svg Bronze Medal)
  • Sandy Goss
    • Heat — 57.60
    • Final — 57.46 (→ 7th place)

Men's 200m Backstroke

  • Cameron Henning
    • Heat — 2:03.36
    • Final — 2:02.37 (→ Bronze medal.svg Bronze Medal)
  • Mike West
    • Heat — 2:04.93
    • B-Final — 2:04.73 (→ 10th place)

Men's 100m Breaststroke

  • Victor Davis
    • Heat — 1:03.63
    • Final — 1:01.99 (→ Silver medal.svg Silver Medal)
  • Marco Veilleux
    • Heat — 1:05.34 (→ did not advance, 19th place)

Men's 200m Breaststroke

Men's 100m Butterfly

  • Tom Ponting
    • Heat — 55.23
    • B-Final — 55.31 (→ 9th place)
  • Dave Churchill
    • Heat — 55.84 (→ did not advance, 18th place)

Men's 200m Butterfly

  • Tom Ponting
    • Heat — 1:59.78
    • Final — 1:59.37 (→ 6th place)
  • Peter Ward
    • Heat — 1:59.99
    • Final — 2:00.39 (→ 7th place)

Men's 200m Individual Medley

  • Alex Baumann
    • Heat — 2:03.60
    • Final — 2:01.42 (→ Gold medal.svg Gold Medal)
  • Rob Chernoff
    • Heat — 2:08.47 (→ did not advance, 21st place)

Men's 400m Individual Medley

  • Alex Baumann
    • Heat — 4:22.46
    • Final — 4:17.41 (→ Gold medal.svg Gold Medal)
  • Peter Dobson
    • Heat — 4:29.61
    • B-Final — 4:30.09 (→ 14th place)

Men's 4 × 100 m Freestyle Relay

Men's 4 × 200 m Freestyle Relay

Men's 4 × 100 m Medley Relay

Women's Competition

Women's 100m Freestyle

  • Pamela Rai
    • Heat — 57.41
    • B-Final — 57.56 (→ 12th place)
  • Jane Kerr
    • Heat — 58.46
    • B-Final — 57.85 (→ 14th place)

Women's 200m Freestyle

  • Julie Daigneault
    • Heat — 2:03.40
    • B-Final — 2:03.67 (→ 11th place)
  • Jane Kerr
    • Heat — 2:04.02
    • B-Final — 2:04.19 (→ 14th place)

Women's 400m Freestyle

Women's 800m Freestyle

  • Karen Ward
    • Heat — 8:45.37
    • Final — 8:48.12 (→ 8th place)
  • Donna McGinnis
    • Heat — 8:51.71 (→ did not advance, 10th place)

Women's 4 × 100 m Freestyle Relay

Women's 4 × 100 m Medley Relay

Women's 100m Backstroke

Women's 200m Backstroke

  • Reema Abdo
    • Heat — 2:19.05
    • B-Final — 2:18.50 (→ 12th place)
  • Melinda Copp
    • Heat — 2:21.39 (→ did not advance, 19th place)

Women's 200m Butterfly

  • Jill Horstead
    • Heat — 2:14.88
    • B-Final — 2:13.49 (→ 9th place)
  • Marie Moore
    • Heat — 2:14.95
    • B-Final — 2:14.96 (→ 11th place)

Women's 200m Individual Medley

Women's 400m Individual Medley

Synchronized swimming[edit]

Volleyball[edit]

Men's Team Competition
Women's Team Competition

Water polo[edit]

Men's Team Competition

Weightlifting[edit]

Wrestling[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Canada at the 1984 Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 23 May 2015.