Kenya at the 1984 Summer Olympics

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Kenya at the
1984 Summer Olympics
Flag of Kenya.svg
IOC code KEN
NOC National Olympic Committee of Kenya
in Los Angeles
Competitors 61
Medals
Ranked 23rd
Gold Silver Bronze Total
1 0 2 3
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)

Kenya competed at the 1984 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles, United States. After a twelve-year absence, the nation returned to the Olympic Games after boycotting both the 1976 and 1980 Games.

Medalists[edit]

Medal Name Sport Event Date
 Gold Korir, JuliusJulius Korir Athletics Men's 3000 m steeplechase 10 August
 Bronze Musyoki, MikeMike Musyoki Athletics Men's 10,000 m 6 August
 Bronze Bilali, IbrahimIbrahim Bilali Boxing Flyweight 9 August

Athletics[edit]

Men's 400 metres

  • Heat — 46.25
  • Quarterfinals — 45.78
  • Semifinals — 45.62 (→ did not advance)
  • Heat — 46.12
  • Quarterfinals — 45.67 (→ did not advance)
  • Heat — 47.04 (→ did not advance)

Men's 5,000 metres

  • Heat — 13:51.54
  • Semifinals — 13:29.08
  • Final — 13:14.40 (→ 5th place)
  • Heat — 13:45.99
  • Heat — 13:28.56
  • Final — 13:18.41 (→ 6th place)
  • Heat — 13:48.84
  • Semifinals — 13:38.59
  • Final — 13:27.34 (→ 10th place)

Men's 10,000 metres

  • Qualifying Heat — 28:24.24
  • Final — 28:06.46 (→ Med 3.png Bronze Medal)
  • Qualifying Heat — 28:28.71
  • Final — 28:32.57 (→ 14th place)
  • Qualifying Heat — 28:12.17
  • Final — 28:09.01 (→ 6th place)

Men's Marathon

  • Final — 2:11:28 (→ 7th place)
  • Final — 2:24:13 (→ 49th place)
  • Final — 2:37:19 (→ 68th place)

Men's Long Jump

  • Qualification — 7.51m (→ did not advance, 16th place)
  • Qualification — did not start (→ did not advance, no ranking)

Men's 20 km Walk

  • Final — 1:34:53 (→ 32nd place)


Women's 1,500 metres

  • Heat — 4:21.97 (→ did not advance)

Women's 3,000 metres

  • Heat — 8.57.21 (→ did not advance)

Women's Marathon

  • Final — 2:52:00 (→ 43rd place)

Boxing[edit]

Men's Light Flyweight (– 48 kg)

Men's Bantamweight (– 54 kg)

Men's Middleweight (– 75 kg)

Men's Heavyweight (– 91 kg)

Field hockey[edit]

Men
  • Preliminary Round (Group B)
  • Lost to Great Britain (1-2)
  • Lost to Pakistan (0-3)
  • Defeated Canada (3-2)
  • Lost to New Zealand (1-4)
  • Lost to Netherlands (0-3)
  • Classification Matches
  • 9th/12th place: Defeated United States (0-0) after penalty strokes (6-5)
  • 9th/10th place: Defeated Canada (1-0) after extra time → 9th place
  • Team Roster

References[edit]