Australia at the
1984 Summer Olympics
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IOC codeAUS
NOCAustralian Olympic Committee
Websitewww.olympics.com.au
in Los Angeles
Competitors242 (169 men, 73 women) in 22 sports
Flag bearers Wayne Roycroft (opening)
Dean Lukin (closing)
Medals
Ranked 14th
Gold
4
Silver
8
Bronze
12
Total
24
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)
Other related appearances
1906 Intercalated Games

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 Australasia (1908–1912)

Australia competed at the 1984 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles, United States. Australian athletes have competed in every Summer Olympic Games. 242 competitors, 169 men and 73 women, took part in 137 events in 22 sports.[1]

Medalists

Medal Name Sport Event Date
 Gold Michael Grenda
Kevin Nichols
Michael Turtur
Dean Woods
Cycling Men's team pursuit 3 August
 Gold Jon Sieben Swimming Men's 200 metre butterfly 3 August
 Gold Glynis Nunn Athletics Women's heptathlon 4 August
 Gold Dean Lukin Weightlifting Men's +110 kg 8 August
 Silver Suzie Landells Swimming Women's 400 metre individual medley 29 July
 Silver Mark Stockwell Swimming Men's 100 metre freestyle 31 July
 Silver Glenn Beringen Swimming Men's 200 metre breaststroke 2 August
 Silver Neil Brooks
Michael Delany
Greg Fasala
Mark Stockwell
Swimming Men's 4 × 100 metre freestyle relay 2 August
 Silver Karen Phillips Swimming Women's 200 metre butterfly 4 August
 Silver Robert Kabbas Weightlifting Men's 82.5 kg 4 August
 Silver Gary Gullock
Timothy McLaren
Tony Lovrich
Paul Reedy
Rowing Men's quadruple sculls 5 August
 Silver Gary Honey Athletics Men's long jump 6 August
 Bronze Patricia Dench Shooting Women's 25 metre pistol 29 July
 Bronze Peter Evans Swimming Men's 100 metre breaststroke 29 July
 Bronze Glenn Buchanan Swimming Men's 100 metre butterfly 30 July
 Bronze Rob Woodhouse Swimming Men's 400 metre individual medley 30 July
 Bronze Justin Lemberg Swimming Men's 400 metre freestyle 2 August
 Bronze Michele Pearson Swimming Women's 200 metre individual medley 3 August
 Bronze Gael Martin Athletics Women's shot put 3 August
 Bronze Karen Brancourt
Sue Chapman
Margot Foster
Robyn Grey-Gardner
Susan Lee
Rowing Women's coxed four 4 August
 Bronze Glenn Buchanan
Peter Evans
Mark Kerry
Mark Stockwell
Swimming Men's 4 × 100 metre medley relay 4 August
 Bronze James Battersby
Ian Edmunds
Steve Evans
Clyde Hefer
Craig Muller
Sam Patten
Ion Popa
Gavin Thredgold
Tim Willoughby
Rowing Men's eight 5 August
 Bronze Scott Anderson
Christopher Cairns
Sailing Tornado 8 August
 Bronze Barry Kelly
Grant Kenny
Canoeing Men's K-2 1000 metres 11 August

Archery

Main article: Archery at the 1984 Summer Olympics

In the fourth Olympic archery competition that Australia contested, the nation sent one woman and one man. Two-time veteran Terene Donovan improved her score from four years earlier by 99 points even as she fell ten places in the ranking.

Women's Individual Competition

Men's Individual Competition

Athletics

Main article: Athletics at the 1984 Summer Olympics

Men's 100 metres

Men's 200 metres

Men's 400 metres

Men's Marathon

Men's Long Jump

Men's High Jump

Men's Decathlon

Men's 20 km Walk

Men's 50 km Walk


Women's 3,000 metres

Women's Marathon

Women's 400m Hurdles

Women's Long Jump

Women's High Jump

Women's Discus Throw

Women's Javelin Throw

Women's Shot Put

Women's Heptathlon

Basketball

Main article: Basketball at the 1984 Summer Olympics

Men's Team Competition
Women's Team Competition

Head Coach: Brendan Flynn

Boxing

Main article: Boxing at the 1984 Summer Olympics

Men's Flyweight (– 51 kg)

Canoeing

Main article: Canoeing at the 1984 Summer Olympics

Cycling

Main article: Cycling at the 1984 Summer Olympics

Twelve cyclists represented Australia in 1984, winning gold in the team pursuit.

Individual road race
Team time trial
Sprint
1000m time trial
Individual pursuit
Team pursuit
Points race

Diving

Main article: Diving at the 1984 Summer Olympics

Men's 3m Springboard

Equestrianism

Main article: Equestrian at the 1984 Summer Olympics

Fencing

Main article: Fencing at the 1984 Summer Olympics

Three fencers, one man and two women, represented Australia in 1984.

Men's foil
Women's foil

Gymnastics

Main article: Gymnastics at the 1984 Summer Olympics

Hockey

Main article: Field hockey at the 1984 Summer Olympics

Men's Team Competition
Women's Team Competition

Judo

Main article: Judo at the 1984 Summer Olympics

Modern pentathlon

Main article: Modern pentathlon at the 1984 Summer Olympics

Three male pentathletes represented Australia in 1984.

Individual
Team

Rhythmic gymnastics

Main article: Rhythmic gymnastics at the 1984 Summer Olympics

Rowing

Main article: Rowing at the 1984 Summer Olympics

Sailing

Main article: Sailing at the 1984 Summer Olympics

Shooting

Main article: Shooting at the 1984 Summer Olympics

Swimming

Main article: Swimming at the 1984 Summer Olympics

Men's Competition

Men's 100 m Freestyle

Men's 200 m Freestyle

Men's 400 m Freestyle

Men's 1.500 m Freestyle

Men's 100 m Butterfly

Men's 200 m Butterfly

Men's 100 m Breaststroke

Men's 200 m Breaststroke

Men's 100 m Backstroke

Men's 200 m Backstroke

Men's 200 m Individual Medley

Men's 400 m Individual Medley

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 50 m Freestyle

Women's 100 m Freestyle

Women's 200 m Freestyle

Women's 400 m Freestyle

Women's 800 m Freestyle

Women's 100 m Butterfly

Women's 200 m Butterfly

Women's 100 m Breaststroke

Women's 200 m Breaststroke

Women's 100 m Backstroke

Women's 200 m Backstroke

Women's 200 m Individual Medley

Women's 400 m Individual Medley

Women's 4 × 100 m Freestyle Relay

Women's 4 × 100 m Medley Relay

Synchronized swimming

Main article: Synchronized swimming at the 1984 Summer Olympics

Water polo

Main article: Water polo at the 1984 Summer Olympics

Men's Team Competition

Weightlifting

Main article: Weightlifting at the 1984 Summer Olympics

Wrestling

Main article: Wrestling at the 1984 Summer Olympics

See also

References

  1. ^ "Australia at the 1984 Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Archived from the original on 2020-04-17. Retrieved 2011-04-27.