New Zealand at the 1992 Summer Olympics

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New Zealand at the
1992 Summer Olympics
Flag of New Zealand.svg
IOC code NZL
NOC New Zealand Olympic Committee
Website www.olympic.org.nz
in Barcelona
Competitors 134 (92 men, 42 women) in 17 sports
Flag bearer Mark Todd
Medals
Ranked 28th
Gold Silver Bronze Total
1 4 5 10
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)
Other related appearances
 Australasia (1908 · 1912)

New Zealand competed at the 1992 Summer Olympics in Barcelona, Spain. The New Zealand Olympic Committee was represented by 134 athletes and 70 officials. 134 competitors, 92 men and 42 women, took part in 87 events in 17 sports.[1] Ralph Roberts was the team's Chef de Mission.[2]

Medallists[edit]

Gold medal.svg Gold[edit]

Silver medal.svg Silver[edit]

Bronze medal.svg Bronze[edit]

Archery[edit]

New Zealand sent one archer to Barcelona. She did not advance to the elimination rounds.

Women's individual competition:

Athletics[edit]

Men's 5.000 metres

  • Heat — 13:57.87 (→ did not advance)

Men's marathon

Men's javelin throw

  • Qualification — 81.04 m
  • Final — 77.08 m (→ 9th place)

Women's 10,000 metres

  • Heat — 33:51.06 (→ did not advance)

Women's 10 km walk

  • Final – 45:28 (→ 9th place)

Women's marathon

Women's javelin throw

  • Qualification — 59.34 m (→ 17th place)

Badminton[edit]

Boxing[edit]

Men's light-welterweight (– 64 kg):

Men's light-middleweight (– 71 kg):

  • First round — Lost to Markus Beyer (Germany) on points 16–2

Men's heavyweight (– 91 kg):

  • First round — Bye
  • Second round — Beat José Ortega (Spain) after referee stopped contest in 2nd round
  • Third round — Beat Vojtěch Rückschloss (Czechoslovakia) after referee stopped contest in 3rd round
  • Semi final — Lost to David Izonritei (Nigeria) on points 12–7

Canoeing[edit]

Cycling[edit]

Fourteen cyclists, eleven men and three women, represented New Zealand in 1992. Gary Anderson won a bronze medal in the individual pursuit.

Men's road race
Men's team time trial
Men's sprint
Men's 1 km time trial
Men's individual pursuit
Men's team pursuit
Men's points race
Women's road race
Women's individual pursuit

Diving[edit]

Women's 10m platform

  • Preliminary round — 254.04 points (→ 24th place)

Equestrian[edit]

Fencing[edit]

One male fencer represented New Zealand in 1992.

Men's épée

Hockey[edit]

Men's team competition[edit]

  • Preliminary round (Pool B)
  • New Zealand – Spain 0–3
  • New Zealand – Pakistan 0–1
  • New Zealand – The Netherlands 3–4
  • New Zealand – Malaysia 2–3
  • New Zealand – Unified Team 2–1
  • Classification matches
  • 5th–8th place: New Zealand – Great Britain 2–3
  • 7th–8th place: New Zealand – India 2–3 → 8th place
  • Team roster

Women's team competition[edit]

  • Preliminary round (Pool B)
  • Classification matches
  • 5th–8th place: New Zealand – Australia 1–5
  • 7th–8th place: New Zealand – Canada 0–2 → 8th place
  • Team roster

Judo[edit]

Rowing[edit]

New Zealand qualified four boats for the 1992 Summer Olympics: men's single sculls, men's coxless four, men's coxed four, and women's double sculls.[3]

Men
Athlete Event Heats Repechage Semifinals Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Eric Verdonk Single sculls 6:58.35 2 R 7:02.40 1 SA/B 6:56.79 3 FA 6:57.45 4
Scott Brownlee
Chris White
Pat Peoples
Campbell Clayton-Greene
Coxless four 6:03.10 2 SA/B Bye 6:01.19 3 FA 6:02.13 6
Bill Coventry
Guy Melville
Toni Dunlop
Ian Wright
Carl Sheehan
Coxed four 6:32.61 5 R 6:25.32 4 FB N/A 6:15.66 11
Women
Athlete Event Heats Repechage Semifinals Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Philippa Baker
Brenda Lawson
Double sculls 7:20.49 2 SA/B Bye 7:01.07 2 FA 6:56.81 4

Sailing[edit]

New Zealand had 17 competitors in Barcelona; 13 men and 4 women.[4]

Men's sailboard (Lechner A-390)

  • Final ranking — 105.7 points (→ 4th place)

Women's sailboard (Lechner A-390)

  • Final ranking — 47.8 points (→ Gold medal.svg Gold medal)

Men's one person dinghy

  • Final ranking — 64.7 points (→ Bronze medal.svg Bronze medal)

Women's one person dinghy

  • 4th place

Men's two person dinghy

  • 7th place

Women's two person dinghy

  • Final ranking — 36.7 points (→ Silver medal.svg Silver medal)

Mixed multihull

  • 4th place

Mixed two person keelboat

  • Silver medal

Mixed three person keelboat

  • 8th place

Mixed two person heavyweight dinghy

  • 4th place

Shooting[edit]

Swimming[edit]

Men's 50m freestyle

  • Heat – 23.79 (→ did not advance, 34th place)
  • Heat – 23.87 (→ did not advance, 37th place)

Men's 100m freestyle

  • Heat – 50.59
  • B-final – 50.69 (→ 13th place)
  • Heat – 51.77 (→ did not advance, 36th place)

Men's 200m freestyle

  • Heat – 1:50.56
  • B-final – 1:51.12 (→ 16th place)
  • Heat – 1:52.49 (→ did not advance, 26th place)

Men's 400m freestyle

  • Heat – 3:50.05
  • Final – 3:49.97 (→ 8th place)
  • Heat – 3:59.71 (→ did not advance, 29th place)

Men's 100m backstroke

  • Heat – 57.96 (→ did not advance, 33rd place)

Men's 200m backstroke

  • Heat – 2:05.53 (→ did not advance, 28th place)

Men's 100m butterfly

  • Heat – 55.44 (→ did not advance, 25th place)
  • Heat – 55.49 (→ did not advance, 28th place)

Men's 200m butterfly

  • Heat – 1:58.15
  • Final – 1:57.93 (→ Silver medal.svg Silver medal)
  • Heat – 2:02.12 (→ did not advance, 27th place)

Men's 200m individual medley

  • Heat – 2:06.76 (→ did not advance, 28th place)

Men's 4 × 100 m freestyle relay

  • Heat – 3:23.09 (→ did not advance, 9th place)

Men's 4 × 200 m freestyle relay

  • Heat – 7:26.36 (→ did not advance, 11th place)


Women's 50m freestyle

  • Heat – 26.90 (→ did not advance, 27th place)

Women's 100m freestyle

  • Heat – 58.80 (→ did not advance, 29th place)

Women's 400m freestyle

  • Heat – 4:14.00
  • B-final – 4:12.96 (→ 9th place)

Women's 800m freestyle

  • Heat – 8:38.43
  • Final – 8:35.57 (→ 4th place)

Women's 100m backstroke

  • Heat – 1:03.12
  • B-final – 1:03.30 (→ 11th place)

Women's 200m backstroke

  • Heat – 2:12.99
  • Final – 2:11.99 (→ 5th place)

Women's 400m individual medley

  • Heat – 4:53.62 (→ did not advance, 17th place)

Table tennis[edit]

Wrestling[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "New Zealand at the 1992 Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 26 December 2011. 
  2. ^ "Ralph Roberts". New Zealand Olympic Committee. Retrieved 5 May 2017. 
  3. ^ "New Zealand Rowing at the 1996 Atlanta Summer Games". Sports Reference. Retrieved 9 September 2016. 
  4. ^ "New Zealand Sailing at the 1992 Barcelona Summer Games". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved 8 May 2017.