New Zealand at the 1984 Summer Olympics

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New Zealand at the
1984 Summer Olympics
Flag of New Zealand.svg
IOC code NZL
NOC New Zealand Olympic Committee
Website www.olympic.org.nz
in Los Angeles
Competitors 130 in 18 sports
Flag bearer John Walker
Medals
Ranked 8th
Gold Silver Bronze Total
8 1 2 11
Officials 59
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)
Other related appearances
 Australasia (1908 · 1912)

New Zealand competed at the 1984 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles, United States. 130 competitors, 98 men and 32 women, took part in 76 events in 18 sports.[1] The country recorded 11 medals, including eight golds, resulting in the nation ranking among the top ten in the medal table.

Medallists[edit]

Medal Name Sport Event Date
 Gold Todd, MarkMark Todd Equestrian Individual eventing 3 August
 Gold Shane O'Brien
Les O'Connell
Conrad Robertson
Keith Trask
Rowing Men's coxless four 5 August
 Gold Sellers, RexRex Sellers
Chris Timms
Sailing Tornado 8 August
 Gold Coutts, RussellRussell Coutts Sailing Finn 8 August
 Gold Ferguson, IanIan Ferguson Canoeing Men's K-1 500 metres 10 August
 Gold Ferguson, IanIan Ferguson
Paul MacDonald
Canoeing Men's K-2 500 metres 10 August
 Gold Thompson, AlanAlan Thompson Canoeing Men's K-1 1000 metres 11 August
 Gold Bramwell, GrantGrant Bramwell
Ian Ferguson
Paul MacDonald
Alan Thompson
Canoeing Men's K-4 1000 metres 11 August
 Silver Barry, KevinKevin Barry Boxing Men's light heavyweight 11 August
 Bronze Lawton, KevinKevin Lawton
Barrie Mabbott
Don Symon
Ross Tong
Brett Hollister (cox)
Rowing Men's coxed four 5 August
 Bronze Kendall, BruceBruce Kendall Sailing Men's Windglider 8 August

Archery[edit]

After a twelve-year hiatus from archery, New Zealand returned in 1980 with one man and two women. This included the first paraplegic Olympian, Neroli Fairhall.

Women's Individual Competition:

Men's Individual Competition:

Athletics[edit]

Men's Competition

Men's 5,000 metres

  • Heat — 13:44.75
  • Semifinals — 13:28.48
  • Final — 13:24.46 (→ 8th place)

Men's Marathon

Men's Long Jump

  • Qualification — no mark (→ did not advance, 31st place)

Men's Javelin Throw

  • Qualification — no mark (→ did not advance, 28th place)
Women's Competition

Women's 3.000 metres

  • Heat — 8.47.90
  • Final — 8.56.43 (→ 9th place)

Women's Marathon

  • Final — 2:28:54 (→ 5th place)
  • Final — 2:41:22 (→ 27th place)
  • Final — did not finish (→ no ranking)

Women's 400m Hurdles

  • Heat — 58.02 (→ did not advance)

Boxing[edit]

Men's Light-Heavyweight (81 kg):

Men's Heavyweight (91 kg):

Canoeing[edit]

Men's Flatwater Competition

Cycling[edit]

Seven cyclists represented New Zealand in 1984.

Individual road race
Sprint
1000m time trial
Individual pursuit
Team pursuit
Points race

Diving[edit]

Men's 3m Springboard

  • Preliminary Round — 497.55 (→ did not advance, 18th place)
  • Preliminary Round — 477.66 (→ did not advance, 22nd place)

Women's Competition

Equestrianism[edit]

Eventing Competition

Jumping Competition

Fencing[edit]

Two fencers, both men, represented New Zealand in 1984.

Men's épée

Hockey[edit]

Men's Team Competition
  • Preliminary Round (Pool B)
    Pakistan - New Zealand 3-3
    The Netherlands - New Zealand 3-1
    Great Britain - New Zealand 1-0
    New Zealand - Kenya 4-1
    New Zealand - Canada 2-2
  • Classification Matches
    5th-8th place: India - New Zealand 1-0
    7th-8th place: New Zealand - Spain 1-0 (→ Seventh Place)
  • Team Roster
Women's Team Competition
  • Round Robin
  • Team Roster:

Judo[edit]

Men's Competition

Rhythmic gymnastics[edit]

Women's Rhythmic Competition

Rowing[edit]

Men
Athlete Event Heats Repechage Semifinals Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Gary Reid Single sculls 7:27.10 2 R 7:26.12 2 SA/B 7:34.15 5 FB 7:22.63 7
Geoff Horan
Allan Horan
Coxless pair 7:05.44 2 SA/B Bye 7:02.89 4 FB 7:04.00 9
Les O'Connell
Shane O'Brien
Conrad Robertson
Keith Trask
Coxless four 6:08.41 1 SA/B Bye N/A 6:03.48 1st, gold medalist(s)
Kevin Lawton
Don Symon
Barrie Mabbott
Ross Tong
Brett Hollister
(cox)
Coxed four 6:27.18 3 SA/B  ? 1 FA N/A 6:23.68 3rd, bronze medalist(s)
Nigel Atherfold
Dave Rodger
Roger White-Parsons
George Keys
Greg Johnston
Chris White
Andrew Stevenson
Mike Stanley
Andy Hay (cox)
Eight 5:48.19 1 FA Bye N/A 5:44.14 4
Women
Athlete Event Heats Repechage Semi-final Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Stephanie Foster Single sculls 3:51.86 2 R 3:51.19 2 SA/B 4:02.29 4 FB 3:52.20 7

Sailing[edit]

Shooting[edit]

Men's Competition

Swimming[edit]

Men's 200m Freestyle

  • Heat — 1:54.12 (→ did not advance, 24th place)
  • Heat — 1:56.20 (→ did not advance, 35th place)

Men's 400m Freestyle

  • Heat — 3:57.88
  • B-Final — 3:58.24 (→ 16th place)

Men's 1500m Freestyle

  • Heat — 15:35.43 (→ did not advance, 14th place)

Men's 100m Backstroke

  • Heat — 57.42
  • Final — 56.90 (→ 4th place)
  • Heat — 58.33
  • B-Final — 58.19 (→ 10th place)

Men's 200m Backstroke

  • Heat — 2:04.46
  • Final — 2:03.10 (→ 5th place)
  • Heat — 2:06.87 (→ did not advance, 20th place)

Men's 100m Breaststroke

  • Heat — 1:04.83
  • B-Final — 1:05.49 (→ 15th place)

Men's 200m Breaststroke

  • Heat — 2:27.25 (→ did not advance, 28th place)

Men's 100m Butterfly

  • Heat — 55.19
  • Final — 54.93 (→ 6th place)

Men's 200m Butterfly

  • Heat — 1:59.76
  • Final — 1:58.75 (→ 5th place)

Men's 4 × 100 m Medley Relay

  • Heat — 3:50.56 (→ did not advance, 9th place)


Women's 100m Freestyle

  • Heat — 1:00.63 (→ did not advance, 28th place)
  • Heat — 1:02.72 (→ did not advance, 39th place)

Women's 100m Backstroke

  • Heat — 1:04.57
  • Swimm-Off — 1:04.33
  • Final — 1:04.47 (→ 8th place)

Women's 200m Backstroke

  • Heat — 2:16.78
  • Final — 2:17.89 (→ 8th place)

Women's 200m Butterfly

  • Heat — 2:20.55 (→ did not advance, 19th place)
  • Heat — 2:20.55 (→ did not advance, 20th place)

Women's 200m Individual Medley

  • Heat — 2:25.00 (→ did not advance, 19th place)

Women's 400m Individual Medley

  • Heat — 4:59.92
  • B-Final — 4:58.40 (did not advance → 15th place)

Synchronized swimming[edit]

Women's Competition

Weightlifting[edit]

Men's Competition

Wrestling[edit]

Men's Freestyle Competition

Officials[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "New Zealand at the 1984 Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 2011-05-11.