Canada at the 1984 Summer Olympics

Canada competed at the 1984 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles, United States, held from 28 July to 12 August 1984. 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]

Canada at the
1984 Summer Olympics
Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg
IOC codeCAN
NOCCanadian Olympic Committee
Websitewww.olympic.ca (in English and French)
in Los Angeles
28 July-12 August 1984
Competitors408 (257 men, 151 women) in 23 sports
Flag bearer Alex Baumann
Medals
Ranked 6th
Gold
10
Silver
18
Bronze
16
Total
44
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)
Other related appearances
1906 Intercalated Games

Partly 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.

MedalistsEdit

Medal Name Sport Event Date
  Gold Linda Thom Shooting Women's 25 metre pistol 29 July
  Gold Alex Baumann Swimming Men's 400 metre individual medley 30 July
  Gold Anne Ottenbrite Swimming Women's 200 metre breaststroke 30 July
  Gold Victor Davis Swimming Men's 200 metre breaststroke 2 August
  Gold Alex Baumann Swimming Men's 200 metre individual medley 4 August
  Gold Dean Crawford
Mark Evans
Mike Evans
Blair Horn
Grant Main
Brian McMahon
Kevin Neufeld
Paul Steele
Pat Turner
Rowing Men's eight 5 August
  Gold Sylvie Bernier Diving Women's 3 metre springboard 6 August
  Gold Larry Cain Canoeing Men's C-1 500 metres 10 August
  Gold Hugh Fisher
Alwyn Morris
Canoeing Men's K-2 1000 metres 11 August
  Gold Lori Fung Gymnastics Women's rhythmic individual all-around 11 August
  Silver Steve Bauer Cycling Men's individual road race 29 July
  Silver Victor Davis Swimming Men's 100 metre breaststroke 29 July
  Silver Curt Harnett Cycling Men's 1 km time trial 30 July
  Silver Anne Ottenbrite Swimming Women's 100 metre breaststroke 2 August
  Silver Jacques Demers Weightlifting Men's 75 kg 2 August
  Silver Betty Craig
Tricia Smith
Rowing Women's coxless pair 4 August
  Silver Barbara Armbrust
Marilyn Brain
Angela Schneider
Lesley Thompson-Willie
Jane Tregunno
Rowing Women's coxed four 4 August
  Silver Victor Davis
Sandy Goss
Tom Ponting
Mike West
Swimming Men's 4 × 100 metre medley relay 4 August
  Silver Evert Bastet
Terry McLaughlin
Sailing Flying Dutchman 8 August
  Silver Sharon Hambrook
Kelly Kryczka
Synchronized swimming Women's duet 9 August
  Silver Robert Molle Wrestling Men's freestyle +100 kg 10 August
  Silver Larry Cain Canoeing Men's C-1 1000 metres 11 August
  Silver Angela Bailey
France Gareau
Marita Payne
Angella Taylor
Athletics Women's 4 × 100 metres relay 11 August
  Silver Charmaine Crooks
Molly Killingbeck
Marita Payne
Jill Richardson
Dana Wright*
Athletics Women's 4 × 400 metres relay 11 August
  Silver Shawn O'Sullivan Boxing Men's light middleweight 11 August
  Silver Willie deWit Boxing Men's heavyweight 11 August
  Silver Carolyn Waldo Synchronized swimming Women's solo 12 August
  Bronze Cam Henning Swimming Men's 200 metre backstroke 31 July
  Bronze Mike West Swimming Men's 100 metre backstroke 3 August
  Bronze Reema Abdo
Michelle MacPherson
Anne Ottenbrite
Pam Rai
Swimming Women's 4 × 100 metre medley relay 3 August
  Bronze Daniele Laumann
Silken Laumann
Rowing Women's double sculls 4 August
  Bronze Ben Johnson Athletics Men's 100 metres 4 August
  Bronze Robert Mills Rowing Men's single sculls 5 August
  Bronze Bruce Ford
Doug Hamilton
Mike Hughes
Phil Monckton
Rowing Men's quadruple sculls 5 August
  Bronze Terry Neilson Sailing Finn 8 August
  Bronze Stephen Calder
Hans Fogh
John Kerr
Sailing Soling 8 August
  Bronze Dale Walters Boxing Men's bantamweight 9 August
  Bronze Hugh Fisher
Alwyn Morris
Canoeing Men's K-2 500 metres 10 August
  Bronze Alexandra Barré
Sue Holloway
Canoeing Women's K-2 500 metres 10 August
  Bronze Lynn Williams Athletics Women's 3000 metres 10 August
  Bronze Mark Berger Judo Men's +95 kg 10 August
  Bronze Alexandra Barré
Lucie Guay
Sue Holloway
Barbara Olmsted
Canoeing Women's K-4 500 metres 11 August
  Bronze Sterling Hinds
Ben Johnson
Tony Sharpe
Desai Williams
Athletics Men's 4 × 100 metres relay 11 August
  Bronze Chris Rinke Wrestling Men's freestyle 82 kg 11 August

ArcheryEdit

Women's Individual Competition:

AthleticsEdit

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

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

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

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

BaseballEdit

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

BasketballEdit

Men's Team Competition
Women's Team Competition

BoxingEdit

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)

CanoeingEdit

CyclingEdit

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

DivingEdit

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)

EquestrianEdit

FencingEdit

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

FootballEdit

Men's Team Competition

GymnasticsEdit

HockeyEdit

Men's Team Competition
Women's Team Competition

JudoEdit

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 gymnasticsEdit

RowingEdit

SailingEdit

ShootingEdit

SwimmingEdit

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)
  • 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)
  • Mike West
    • Heat — 2:04.93
    • B-Final — 2:04.73 (→ 10th place)

Men's 100m Breaststroke

Men's 200m Breaststroke

Men's 100m Butterfly

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)
  • 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)
  • 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 swimmingEdit

VolleyballEdit

Men's Team Competition
Women's Team Competition

Water poloEdit

Men's Team Competition

WeightliftingEdit

WrestlingEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Canada at the 1984 Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Archived from the original on 17 April 2020. Retrieved 23 May 2015.