Sweden at the 1984 Summer Olympics

Sweden competed at the 1984 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles, California, United States. 174 competitors, 131 men and 43 women, took part in 138 events in 19 sports.[1]

Sweden at the
1984 Summer Olympics
Flag of Sweden.svg
IOC codeSWE
NOCSwedish Olympic Committee
Websitewww.sok.se (in Swedish and English)
in Los Angeles
Competitors174 (131 men and 43 women) in 19 sports
Flag bearer Hans Svensson
Medals
Ranked 16th
Gold
2
Silver
11
Bronze
6
Total
19
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)
Other related appearances
1906 Intercalated Games

MedalistsEdit

Medal Name Sport Event Date
  Gold Agneta Andersson Canoeing Women's K-1 500 metres 10 August
  Gold Agneta Andersson
Anna Olsson
Canoeing Women's K-2 500 metres 10 August
  Silver Ragnar Skanåker Shooting Men's 50 metre pistol 29 July
  Silver Svante Rasmuson Modern pentathlon Men's individual 1 August
  Silver Kent-Olle Johansson Wrestling Men's Greco-Roman 62 kg 1 August
  Silver Roger Tallroth Wrestling Men's Greco-Roman 74 kg 2 August
  Silver Björne Väggö Fencing Men's épée 8 August
  Silver Lars-Erik Moberg Canoeing Men's K-1 500 metres 10 August
  Silver Per-Inge Bengtsson
Lars-Erik Moberg
Canoeing Men's K-2 500 metres 10 August
  Silver Agneta Andersson
Eva Karlsson
Anna Olsson
Susanne Wiberg
Canoeing Women's K-4 500 metres 11 August
  Silver Per-Inge Bengtsson
Tommy Karls
Lars-Erik Moberg
Thomas Ohlsson
Canoeing Men's K-4 1000 metres 11 August
  Silver Bo Gustafsson Athletics Men's 50 kilometres walk 11 August
  Silver Patrik Sjöberg Athletics Men's high jump 11 August
  Bronze Per Johansson Swimming Men's 100 metre freestyle 31 July
  Bronze Frank Andersson Wrestling Men's Greco-Roman 90 kg 1 August
  Bronze Bengt Baron
Per Johansson
Thomas Lejdström
Mikael Örn
Swimming Men's 4 × 100 metre freestyle relay 2 August
  Bronze Sören Claeson Wrestling Men's Greco-Roman 82 kg 3 August
  Bronze Kenth Eldebrink Athletics Men's javelin throw 5 August
  Bronze Ingamay Bylund
Ulla Håkansson
Louise Nathhorst
Equestrian Team dressage 9 August

ArcheryEdit

Göran Bjerendal, a veteran of the 1980 Summer Olympics, became the second Swedish archer to place in the top eight and the first since 1972.

Women's Individual Competition:

Men's Individual Competition:

AthleticsEdit

Men's Competition

Men's 400 metres

  • Heat — 47.77 (→ did not advance)

Men's 5,000 metres

  • Heat — 13:44.45
  • Semifinals — 13:29.72
  • Final — 13:41.64 (→ 12th place)

Men's Marathon

Men's 50 km Walk

  • Final — 3:53:19 (→   Silver Medal)
  • Final — DSQ (→ no ranking)
  • Final — DSQ (→ no ranking)

Men's High Jump

  • Qualification — 2.24m
  • Final — 2.33m (→   Silver Medal)
  • Qualification — 2.21m (→ did not advance)

Men's Triple Jump

  • Qualification — 15.97m (→ did not advance)

Men's Javelin Throw

  • Qualification — 81.06m
  • Final — 83.72m (→   Bronze Medal)

Men's Shot Put

  • Qualifying Round — 19.94 m
  • Final — 19.81 m (→ 7th place)
  • Qualifying Round — 18.28 m (→ did not advance)

Men's Discus Throw

  • Final — 63.22m (→ 8th place)

Men's Pole Vault

  • Qualifying Round — no mark (→ did not advance)
Women's Competition

Women's 1,500 metres

  • Heat — 4:16.48 (→ did not advance)

Women's 3,000 metres

  • Heat — 9.06.54 (→ did not advance)

Women's 400m Hurdles

  • Heat — 55.75
  • Semifinal — 55.17
  • Final — 55.43 (→ 5th place)

Women's Marathon

  • Final — 2:36:41 (→ 18th place)

Women's Long Jump

  • Qualification — 6.16 m (→ did not advance, 14th place)

Women's Heptathlon

  • Final Result — 5985 points (→ 12th place)
  • Final Result — 5908 points (→ 14th place)

BoxingEdit

Men's Lightweight

Men's Light-Welterweight

Men's Welterweight

Men's Light-Middleweight

Men's Light-Heavyweight

Men's Heavyweight

CanoeingEdit

CyclingEdit

Eleven cyclists, seven men and four women, represented Sweden in 1984.

Men's individual road race
Team time trial
Women's individual road race

DivingEdit

EquestrianismEdit

FencingEdit

Six fencers, five men and one woman, represented Sweden in 1984.

Men's épée
Men's team épée
Women's foil

GymnasticsEdit

HandballEdit

Summary

Key:

  • ET: After extra time
  • P – Match decided by penalty-shootout.
Team Event Group Stage Final / BM / Pl.
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Rank Opposition
Score
Rank
Sweden men's Men's tournament   South Korea
W 36–23
  United States
W 21–18
  West Germany
L 17–18
  Denmark
L 19–26
  Spain
W 26–25
3 Q   Iceland
W 26–24
5
Men's Team Competition
  • Preliminary Round (Group B)
  • Defeated South Korea (36:23)
  • Defeated United States (21:18)
  • Lost to West Germany (17:18)
  • Lost to Denmark (19:26)
  • Defeated Spain (26:25)
  • Classification Match
  • 5th/6th place: Defeated Iceland (26:24) → 5th place
  • Team Roster

JudoEdit

Modern pentathlonEdit

Three male modern pentathletes represented Sweden in 1984. Svante Rasmuson won a silver medal in the individual event.

Individual
Team
  • Svante Rasmuson, Martin Lamprecht, Roderick Martin

Rhythmic gymnasticsEdit

RowingEdit

SailingEdit

ShootingEdit

SwimmingEdit

Men's Competition

Men's 100m Freestyle

  • Heat — 50.57
  • Final — 50.31 (→   Bronze Medal)
  • Heat — 51.19
  • B-Final — 51.64 (→ 13th place)

Men's 200m Freestyle

  • Heat — 1:51.70
  • B-Final — 1:52.44 (→ 12th place)
  • Heat — 1:51.76
  • B-Final — 1:53.63 (→ 16th place)

Men's 400m Freestyle

  • Heat — 4:00.26 (→ did not advance, 21st place)
  • Heat — 4:03.07 (→ did not advance, 23rd place)

Men's 1500m Freestyle

  • Heat — 16:11.38 (→ did not advance, 22nd place)

Men's 100m Backstroke

  • Heat — 57.66
  • Final — 57.34 (→ 6th place)
  • Heat — 58.39
  • B-Final — 58.31 (→ 13th place)

Men's 200m Backstroke

  • Heat — 2:05.85
  • B-Final — 2:05.02 (→ 11th place)
  • Heat — 2:06.50 (→ did not advance, 18th place)

Men's 100m Breaststroke

  • Heat — 1:04.95
  • B-Final — 1:05.66 (→ 16th place)

Men's 100m Butterfly

  • Heat — 54.67
  • Final — 55.14 (→ 8th place)

Men's 200m Butterfly

  • Heat — 2:03.81 (→ did not advance, 20th place)

Men's 200m Individual Medley

  • Heat — 2:07.56
  • B-Final — 2:11.79 (→ 16th place)
  • Heat — 2:08.35 (→ did not advance, 20th place)

Men's 400m Individual Medley

  • Heat — 4:32.93
  • B-Final — 4:27.95 (→ 9th place)

Men's 4 × 100 m Freestyle Relay

  • Heat — 3:23.86
  • Final — 3:22.69 (→   Bronze Medal)

Men's 4 × 200 m Freestyle Relay

  • Heat — 7:28.60
  • Final — 7:26.53 (→ 6th place)

Men's 4 × 100 m Medley Relay

  • Heat — 3:49.76
  • Final — 3:47.13 (→ 5th place)
Women's Competition

Women's 100m Freestyle

  • Heat — 58.43
  • B-Final — 58.08 (→ 15th place)
  • Heat — 58.22
  • B-Final — 58.12 (→ 16th place)

Women's 200m Freestyle

  • Heat — 2:04.60
  • B-Final — 2:03.85 (→ 12th place)

Women's 200m Freestyle

  • Heat — DNS (→ did not advance)

Women's 400m Freestyle

  • Heat — 4:18.28
  • B-Final — 4:17.55 (→ 11th place)

Women's 800m Freestyle

  • Heat — 8:50.80 (→ did not advance, 9th place)

Women's 4 × 100 m Freestyle Relay

  • Heat — 3:52.27
  • Final — 3:51.24 (→ 7th place)

Women's 4 × 100 m Medley Relay

  • Heat — 4:17.65
  • Final — DSQ (→ no ranking)

Women's 100m Backstroke

  • Heat — 1:06.09 (→ did not advance, 20th place)

Women's 200m Backstroke

  • Heat — 2:19.73
  • B-Final — 2:19.37 (→ 15th place)

Women's 200m Individual Medley

  • Heat — 2:21.70
  • B-Final — 2:21.54 (→ 12th place)
  • Heat — 2:22.87 (→ did not advance, 18th place)

Women's 400m Individual Medley

  • Heat — 4:55.10
  • B-Final — 4:53.25 (→ 10th place)

WeightliftingEdit

WrestlingEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Sweden at the 1984 Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Archived from the original on 2020-04-17. Retrieved 2011-05-14.