Spain at the 1984 Summer Olympics

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Spain at the
1984 Summer Olympics
Flag of Spain.svg
IOC code ESP
NOC Spanish Olympic Committee
Website www.coe.es (in Spanish)
in Los Angeles
Competitors 179 (163 men and 16 women) in 23 sports
Flag bearer Alejandro Abascal
Medals
Ranked 20th
Gold
1
Silver
2
Bronze
2
Total
5
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)

Spain competed at the 1984 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles, United States. 179 competitors, 163 men and 16 women, took part in 104 events in 23 sports.[1]

Medalists[edit]

Archery[edit]

In its third Olympic archery competition, Spain was represented by two men and two women.
Women's Individual Competition:


Men's Individual Competition:

Athletics[edit]

Men's 400 metres

  • Heat — 46.06
  • Quarterfinals — 45.88 (→ did not advance)
  • Heat — 46.04
  • Quarterfinals — 45.79 (→ did not advance)

Men's 1,500 metres

  • Qualifying Heat — 3:37.68
  • Semi-Finals — 3:35.70
  • Final — 3:34.30 (→ Bronze medal.svg Bronze Medal)
  • Qualifying Heat — 3:45.44
  • Semi-Finals — 3:36.55
  • Final — 3:37.02 (→ 7th place)
  • Qualifying Heat — 3:47.01 (→ did not advance)

Men's 5,000 metres

  • Heat — 14:12.15 (→ did not advance)

Men's 10,000 metres

  • Qualifying Heat — 28:57.78 (→ did not advance)

Men's Marathon

  • Final — did not finish (→ no ranking)
  • Final — did not finish (→ no ranking)

Men's Long Jump

  • Qualification — 8.02m
  • Final — 7.69m (→ 10th place)

Men's 20 km Walk

  • Final — 1:25:32 (→ 6th place)

Men's 50 km Walk

  • Final — 4:03:09 (→ 7th place)
  • Final — 4:05:47 (→ 9th place)

Men's Hammer Throw

  • Qualification — 66.38m (→ did not advance)

Men's Pole Vault

  • Qualifying Round — 5.45m
  • Final — 5.20m (→ 9th place)
  • Qualifying Round — no mark (→ did not advance)

Women's 100 metres

  • First Heat — 11.55s
  • Second Heat — 11.76s (→ did not advance)

Women's High Jump

  • Qualification — 1.75m (→ did not advance, 26th place)

Basketball[edit]

Men's Team Competition
  • Preliminary Round (Group B)
  • Defeated Canada (83-82)
  • Defeated Uruguay (107-90)
  • Defeated France (97-82)
  • Defeated PR China (102-83)
  • Lost to United States (68-101)
  • Quarterfinals
  • Defeated Australia (101-93)
  • Semifinals
  • Defeated Yugoslavia (74-61)
  • Final
  • Lost to United States (65-96) → Med 2.png Silver Medal
  • Team Roster

Boxing[edit]

Men's Light Flyweight (– 48 kg)

Men's Flyweight (– 51 kg)

Men's Featherweight (– 57 kg)

Men's Lightweight (– 60 kg)

Canoeing[edit]

Cycling[edit]

Four cyclists represented Spain in 1984.

Individual road race

Diving[edit]

Men's 3m Springboard

  • Preliminary Round — 509.10 (→ did not advance, 17th place)

Equestrianism[edit]

Fencing[edit]

Two fencers, both men, represented Spain in 1984.

Men's épée
Men's sabre

Gymnastics[edit]

Handball[edit]

Men's Team Competition
  • Preliminary Round (Group B)
  • Lost to West Germany (16:18)
  • Lost to Denmark (16:21)
  • Lost to Sweden (25:26)
  • Defeated United States (17:16)
  • Defeated South Korea (31:25)
  • Classification Match
  • 7th/8th place: Lost to Switzerland (17:18) → 8th place
  • Team Roster

Hockey[edit]

Men's Team Competition
  • Preliminary Round (Group A)
  • Classification Matches
  • 5th/8th place: Spain – Netherlands 0-0 (Netherlands win after penalty strokes, 10-4)
  • 7th/8th place: Spain – New Zealand 0-1 (→ 8th place)
  • Team Roster

Judo[edit]

Modern pentathlon[edit]

Three male modern pentathletes represented Spain in 1984.

Individual
Team
  • Jorge Quesada
  • Eduardo Burguete
  • Federico Galera

Rhythmic gymnastics[edit]

Rowing[edit]

There were eight competitions for men and Spain qualified four boats, but had no women competing in 1984.[2] Although he had competed at the 1980 Summer Olympics,[3] Manuel Vera Vázquez was still the youngest competitor of the Spanish rowing team.[2] The coxless pair of Fernando Climent and Luis María Lasúrtegui was a surprise medallist, and as of 2016, the team's silver medal is the only Olympic rowing medal that the nation has ever won.[4]

Athlete Event Heats Repechage Semifinals Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
José Ramón Oyarzábal Single sculls 7:39.16 4 R 7:33.68 3 SA/B 7:32.72 4 FB 7:36.78 11
Fernando Climent
Luis María Lasúrtegui
Coxless pair 6:54.34 2 SA/B Bye 6:53.58 2 FA 6:48.87 2nd, silver medalist(s)
Isidro Martín
José Manuel Bermúdez
Joaquín Sabriá (cox)
Coxed pair 7:29.30 5 R 7:42.23 4 FB N/A 7:34.38 10
Luis Miguel Oliver
Jesús González
Manuel Vera Vázquez
Julio Oliver
Quadruple sculls 6:01.80 2 R 6:08.65 2 FA N/A 6:04.99 6

Sailing[edit]

Shooting[edit]

Men
Athlete Event Final
Points Rank
Luis del Cerro 50 m rifle prone 588 30
Ángel Corsino Fernández 50 m free pistol 543 27
Jorge González 50 m rifle three positions 1146 11
50 m rifle prone 588 30
10 m air rifle 572 30
Eduardo Jiménez 25 m rapid fire pistol 579 29
José María Pigrau 50 m rifle three positions 1128 30
10 m air rifle 574 26
Juan Segui 25 m rapid fire pistol 589 10
Women
Athlete Event Qualification Final
Points Rank Points Rank
Eva Suarez 10 m air pistol 379 10 Did not advance
25 m pistol 569 32 Did not advance
Open
Athlete Event Qualification Semifinal Final
Points Rank Points Rank Points Rank
Rafael Axpe Trap 145 13 Q 193 11 Did not advance
José Bladas 144 18 Q 190 18 Did not advance
Jorge Guardiola Skeet 147 8 Q 196 6 Q 220 3rd, bronze medalist(s)
Eladio Vallduvi Trap 145 11 Q 192 12 Did not advance
Gemma Usieto 140 33 Did not advance

Swimming[edit]

Men's 200m Freestyle

  • Heat — 1:51.97
  • B-Final — 1:51.77 (→ 10th place)
  • Heat — 1:55.25 (→ did not advance, 28th place)

Men's 400m Freestyle

  • Heat — 3:55.93
  • B-Final — 3:55.25 (→ 10th place)

Men's 1500m Freestyle

  • Heat — 15:30.09 (→ did not advance, 11th place)
  • Heat — 15:44.85 (→ did not advance, 18th place)

Men's 100m Backstroke

  • Heat — 57.90
  • B-Final — 58.31 (→ 13th place)

Men's 200m Backstroke

  • Heat — 2:03.94
  • Final — 2:04.53 (→ 7th place)

Men's 100m Breaststroke

  • Heat — 1:05.19 (→ did not advance, 18th place)

Men's 200m Breaststroke

  • Heat — 2:21.25
  • B-Final — 2:21.19 (→ 13th place)

Men's 100m Butterfly

  • Heat — 55.66
  • B-Final — 55.61 (→ 12th place)
  • Heat — 55.97 (→ did not advance, 19th place)

Men's 200m Butterfly

  • Heat — 2:02.37
  • B-Final — 2:01.82 (→ 15th place)

Men's 200m Individual Medley

  • Heat — 2:08.30 (→ did not advance, 19th place)

Men's 400m Individual Medley

  • Heat — DNS (→ did not advance, no ranking)

Men's 4 × 200 m Freestyle Relay

  • Heat — 7:32.21 (→ did not advance, 11th place)

Synchronized swimming[edit]

Water polo[edit]

Men's Team Competition
  • Preliminary Round (Group B)
  • Defeated Brazil (19-12)
  • Defeated Greece (12-9)
  • Lost to United States (8-10)
  • Final Round (Group D)
  • Drew with West Germany (8-8)
  • Defeated Netherlands (8-4)
  • Lost to Yugoslavia (8-14)
  • Drew with Australia (10-10) → 4th place
  • Team Roster

Weightlifting[edit]

Wrestling[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Spain at the 1984 Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 2011-05-14.
  2. ^ a b Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill. "Spain Rowing at the 1984 Los Angeles Summer Games". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved 6 November 2016.
  3. ^ Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill. "Manuel Vera". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved 6 November 2016.
  4. ^ Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill. "Rowing at the 1984 Los Angeles Summer Games: Men's Coxless Pairs". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved 6 November 2016.

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