West Germany at the 1984 Summer Olympics

West Germany (Federal Republic of Germany) competed at the 1984 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles, United States. West Germany had joined the American-led boycott of the 1980 Summer Olympics four years previously. 390 competitors, 267 men and 123 women, took part in 194 events in 25 sports.[1]

West Germany at the
1984 Summer Olympics
Flag of Germany.svg
IOC codeFRG
NOCGerman Olympic Sports Confederation
Websitewww.dosb.de (in German, English, and French)
in Los Angeles
Competitors390 (267 men, 123 women) in 25 sports
Flag bearer Wilhelm Kuhweide (sailing)
Medals
Ranked 3rd
Gold
17
Silver
19
Bronze
23
Total
59
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)
Other related appearances
 Germany (1896–1936, 1952, 1992–)
 Saar (1952)
 United Team of Germany (1956–1964)

MedalistsEdit

GoldEdit

SilverEdit

BronzeEdit

ArcheryEdit

All five of the German archers posted solid scores in the nation's third Olympic archery competition, with none placing lower than 15th.

Women's Individual Competition:

Men's Individual Competition:

AthleticsEdit

Men's Competition

Men's 400 metres

  • Heat — 45.94
  • Quarterfinals — 46.39 (→ did not advance)

Men's 5,000 metres

  • Heat — 13:46.35
  • Semifinals — did not finish (→ did not advance)
  • Heat — 13:48.66
  • Semifinals — did not finish (→ did not advance)

Men's 10,000 metres

  • Qualifying Heat — 28:30.28
  • Final — 28:08.21 (→ 5th place)

Men's Marathon

  • Final — 2:15:29 (→ 18th place)

Men's High Jump

  • Qualification — 2.24 m
  • Final — 2.35 m (→   Gold Medal)
  • Qualification — 2.24 m
  • Final — 2.15 m (→ 10th place)
  • Qualification — 2.18 m (→ did not advance)

Men's Triple Jump

  • Final — 16.77 m (→ 5th place)

Men's Javelin Throw

  • Qualification — 82.98 m
  • Final — 82.46 m (→ 4th place)
  • Qualification — 73.52 m (→ did not advance, 22nd place)

Men's Shot Put

  • Qualifying Round — 18.98 m
  • Final — 18.31 m (→ 12th place)

Men's Discus Throw

  • Final — 66.60 m (→   Gold Medal)
  • Final — 64.72 m (→ 6th place)

Men's Hammer Throw

  • Qualification — 75.50 m
  • Final — 77.98 m (→   Silver Medal)
  • Qualification — 74.68m
  • Final — 76.68 m (→   Bronze Medal)
  • Qualification — 72.88 m
  • Final — no mark (→ no ranking)

Men's Decathlon

  • Final Result — 8673 points (→   Silver Medal)
  • Final Result — 8412 points (→   Bronze Medal)
  • Final Result — 8326 points (→ 4th place)

Men's 20 km Walk

  • Final — did not start (→ no ranking)
Women's Competition

Women's 1,000 metres

  • Heat — did not finish (→ no ranking)

Women's 1,500 metres

  • Heat — 4:10.64
  • Final — 4:04.41 (→ 4th place)
  • Heat — did not start (→ no ranking)

Women's 3,000 metres

  • Heat — 8:57.53
  • Final — did not finish (→ no ranking)

Women's Marathon

  • Final — 2:35:56 (→ 16th place)

Women's High Jump

  • Qualification — 1.90m
  • Final — 2.02m (→   Gold Medal)
  • Qualification — 1.90m
  • Final — 1.85m (→ 11th place)
  • Qualification — 1.90m
  • Final — 1.85m (→ 11th place)

Women's Discus Throw

  • Qualification — 56.20m
  • Final — 58.56m (→ 6th place)

Women's Javelin Throw

  • Qualification — 60.86m
  • Final — 63.26m (→ 6th place)
  • Qualification — 61.56m
  • Final — 62.34m (→ 7th place)

Women's Shot Put

  • Final — 20.48 m (→   Gold Medal)

Women's Heptathlon

  • Final Result — 6363 points (→   Bronze Medal)
  • Final Result — 6236 points (→ 6th place)
  • Final Result — 6082 points (→ 9th place)

BasketballEdit

Men's Team Competition
  • Preliminary Round (Group A)
  • Lost to Yugoslavia (83-96)
  • Lost to Italy (72-80)
  • Lost to Australia (66-66)
  • Defeated Egypt (85-58)
  • Defeated Brazil (78-75)
  • Quarterfinals
  • Lost to United States (67-78)
  • Classification Matches
  • 5th/8th place: Lost to Italy (71-98)
  • 7th/8th place: Lost to Australia (76-83) → 8th place
  • Team Roster

BoxingEdit

Men's Bantamweight (– 54 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 Light Heavyweight (– 81 kg)

Men's Super Heavyweight (+ 91 kg)

CanoeingEdit

CyclingEdit

Twenty cyclists, sixteen men and four women, represented West Germany in 1984.

Men's individual road race
Team time trial
Sprint
1000m time trial
Individual pursuit
Team pursuit
Points race
  • Final — 16 points (→   Silver Medal)
  • Final — 3 points (→ 19th place)
Women's individual road race

DivingEdit

Men's 3m Springboard

  • Preliminary Round — 549.39
  • Final — 569.52 (→ 7th place)
  • Preliminary Round — 533.61
  • Final — 549.33 (→ 10th place)

EquestrianismEdit

FencingEdit

20 fencers, 15 men and 5 women, represented West Germany in 1984.

Men's foil
Men's team foil
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
  • Preliminary Round (Group C)
  • Quarter Finals
  • Team Roster:

GymnasticsEdit

HandballEdit

Men's Team Competition
  • Team Roster
Women's Team Competition
  • Team Roster

HockeyEdit

Men's Team Competition
  • Preliminary Round (Group A)
  • Defeated Spain (3-1)
  • Defeated United States (4-0)
  • Lost to Australia (0-3)
  • Defeated Malaysia (5-0)
  • Drew with India (0-0)
  • Semi Finals
  • Defeated Great Britain (1-0)
  • Final
  • Lost to Pakistan (1-2) after extra time →   Silver Medal
  • Team Roster
Women's Team Competition
  • Round Robin
  • Drew with Australia (2-2)
  • Defeated Canada (3-0)
  • Lost to The Netherlands (2-6)
  • Defeated New Zealand (1-0)
  • Drew with United States (1-1) →   Silver Medal
  • Team Roster

JudoEdit

Modern pentathlonEdit

Three male modern pentathletes represented West Germany in 1984.

Individual
Team
  • Achim Bellmann
  • Michael Rehbein
  • Christian Sandow

Rhythmic gymnasticsEdit

RowingEdit

SailingEdit

ShootingEdit

SwimmingEdit

Men's Competition

Men's 100m Freestyle

  • Heat — 51.02
  • Final — 50.93 (→ 8th place)
  • Heat — 51.78 (→ did not advance, 20th place)

Men's 200m Freestyle

  • Heat — 1:48.03
  • Final — 1:47.44 (→   Gold Medal)
  • Heat — 1:50.00
  • Final — 1:49.69 (→   Bronze Medal)

Men's 400m Freestyle

  • Heat — 3:53.41
  • Final — 3:52.91 (→ 4th place)
  • Heat — 3:55.26
  • B-Final — 3:50.91 (→ 9th place)

Men's 1500m Freestyle

  • Heat — 15:21.95
  • Final — 15:12.77 (→   Bronze Medal)
  • Heat — 15:23.60
  • Final — 15:20.03 (→ 4th place)

Men's 100m Backstroke

  • Heat — 57.90
  • B-Final — 58.30 (→ 11th place)
  • Heat — 58.19
  • B-Final — 58.56 (→ 15th place)

Men's 200m Backstroke

  • Heat — 2:04.45
  • Final — 2:03.95 (→ 6th place)
  • Heat — 2:05.22
  • B-Final — 2:05.66 (→ 13th place)

Men's 100m Breaststroke

  • Heat — 1:03.53
  • Final — 1:03.95 (→ 7th place)
  • Heat — 1:04.40
  • B-Final — 1:04.43 (→ 11th place)

Men's 200m Breaststroke

  • Heat — 2:22.99 (→ did not advance, 18th place)
  • Heat — 2:24.60 (→ did not advance, 22nd place)

Men's 100m Butterfly

  • Heat — 54.02
  • Final — 53.08 (→   Gold Medal)
  • Heat — 55.22
  • Final — 54.95 (→ 7th place)

Men's 200m Butterfly

  • Heat — 1:58.72
  • Final — 1:57.40 (→   Silver Medal)
  • Heat — 2:06.06 (→ did not advance, 24th place)

Men's 200m Individual Medley

  • Heat — 2:06.07
  • Final — 2:05.88 (→ 7th place)
  • Heat — 2:06.41
  • Final — 2:06.66 (→ 8th place)

Men's 400m Individual Medley

  • Heat — 4:28.10
  • B-Final — 4:28.94 (→ 12th place)

Men's 4 × 100 m Freestyle Relay

  • Heat — 3:24.69
  • Final — 3:22.98 (→ 4th place)

Men's 4 × 200 m Freestyle Relay

  • Heat — 7:25.29
  • Final — 7:15.73 (→   Silver Medal)

Men's 4 × 100 m Medley Relay

  • Heat — 3:49.75
  • Final — 3:44.26 (→ 4th place)
Women's Competition

Women's 100m Freestyle

  • Heat — 56.85
  • Final — 56.90 (→ 6th place)
  • Heat — 57.31
  • B-Final — 57.19 (→ 9th place)

Women's 200m Freestyle

  • Heat — 2:02.42
  • Final — 2:01.89 (→ 7th place)
  • Heat — 2:03.95
  • B-Final — 2:03.42 (→ 10th place)

Women's 400m Freestyle

  • Heat — 4:17.92
  • Final — 4:16.33 (→ 7th place)
  • Heat — 4:18.94
  • B-Final — scratched (→ 17th place)

Women's 800m Freestyle

  • Heat — 8:53.34 (→ did not advance, 11th place)

Women's 4 × 100 m Freestyle Relay

  • Heat — 3:46.49
  • Final — 3:45.56 (→   Bronze Medal)

Women's 4 × 100 m Medley Relay

  • Heat — 4:13.58
  • Final — 4:11.97 (→   Silver Medal)

Women's 100m Backstroke

  • Heat — 1:04.02
  • Final — 1:03.46 (→ 6th place)
  • Heat — 1:05.27 (→ did not advance, 17th place)

Women's 200m Backstroke

  • Heat — 2:15.69
  • Final — 2:15.93 (→ 6th place)
  • Heat — 2:19.59
  • B-Final — 2:16.93 (→ 9th place)

Women's 200m Butterfly

  • Heat — 2:13.26
  • Final — 2:11.91 (→   Bronze Medal)
  • Heat — 2:15.20
  • B-Final — 2:16.50 (→ 14th place)

Women's 200m Individual Medley

  • Heat — 2:19.17
  • Final — 2:17.82 (→ 5th place)
  • Heat — 2:20.05
  • Final — 2:19.86 (→ 7th place)

Women's 400m Individual Medley

  • Heat — 4:52.49
  • Final — 4:48.57 (→   Bronze Medal)

Synchronized swimmingEdit

VolleyballEdit

Women's Team Competition
  • Preliminary Round (Group B)
  • Lost to United States (0-3)
  • Lost to China (0-3)
  • Defeated Brazil (3-0)
  • Classification Matches
  • 5th/8th place: Defeated Canada (3-0)
  • 5th/6th place: Lost to South Korea (0-3) → Sixth place
  • Team Roster

Water poloEdit

Men's Team Competition
  • Preliminary Round (Group C)
  • Defeated Australia (10-6)
  • Defeated Japan (15-8)
  • Defeated Italy (10-4)
  • Final Round (Group D)
  • Drew with Spain (8-8)
  • Lost to Yugoslavia (9-10)
  • Lost to United States (7-8)
  • Defeated Netherlands (15-2) →   Bronze Medal
  • Team Roster

WeightliftingEdit

WrestlingEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "West Germany at the 1984 Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Archived from the original on 2020-04-17. Retrieved 2011-05-21.