Canada at the
1984 Winter Olympics
IOC codeCAN
NOCCanadian Olympic Committee
Websitewww.olympic.ca (in English and French)
in Sarajevo
Competitors67 (47 men, 20 women) in 8 sports
Flag bearer Gaétan Boucher (speed skating)
Medals
Ranked 8th
Gold
2
Silver
1
Bronze
1
Total
4
Winter Olympics appearances (overview)

Canada competed at the 1984 Winter Olympics in Sarajevo, Yugoslavia. Canada has competed at every Winter Olympic Games.

As Calgary would be the host city of the following Winter Olympics, a Canadian segment was performed at the closing ceremony.

Medalists

Medal Name Sport Event
 Gold Gaétan Boucher Speed skating Men's 1000m
 Gold Gaétan Boucher Speed skating Men's 1500m
 Silver Brian Orser Figure skating Men's singles
 Bronze Gaétan Boucher Speed skating Men's 500m

Alpine skiing

Main article: Alpine skiing at the 1984 Winter Olympics

Men
Athlete Event Race 1 Race 2 Total
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Gary Athans Downhill 1:48.79 26
Todd Brooker 1:46.64 9
Steve Podborski 1:46.59 8
Jim Read Giant Slalom 1:22.90 15 1:24.87 25 2:49.18 24
Michael Tommy Slalom DNF DNF
Women
Athlete Event Race 1 Race 2 Total
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Karen Stemmle Downhill 1:15.64 22
Liisa Savijarvi 1:15.32 18
Laurie Graham 1:14.92 11
Gerry Sorensen 1:14.30 6
Laurie Graham Giant Slalom 1:12.89 38 1:15.63 33 2:28.42 33
Andrea Bédard 1:12.03 26 DSQ DSQ
Diana Haight 1:11.27 18 1:13.39 16 2:24.66 17
Liisa Savijarvi 1:10.31 9 1:12.42 6 2:22.73 9
Andrea Bédard Slalom DNF DNF

Bobsleigh

Main article: Bobsleigh at the 1984 Winter Olympics

Sled Athletes Event Run 1 Run 2 Run 3 Run 4 Total
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
CAN-1 Alan MacLachlan
Robert Wilson
Two-man 52.77 12 53.04 14 52.14 8 52.79 17 3:30.74 14
Sled Athletes Event Run 1 Run 2 Run 3 Run 4 Total
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
CAN-1 Alan MacLachlan
Clarke Flynn
Robert Wilson
David Leuty
Four-man 51.48 20 51.66 18 51.55 16 51.78 20 3:26.47 18

Cross-country skiing

Main article: Cross-country skiing at the 1984 Winter Olympics

Men
Event Athlete Race
Time Rank
15 km Pierre Harvey 43:36.4 21
30 km Pierre Harvey 1'33:44.4 21
50 km Pierre Harvey 2'25:04.1 20
Women
Event Athlete Race
Time Rank
5 km Angela Schmidt-Foster 19:30.1 39
Sharon Firth 18:37.5 29
Shirley Firth 18:32.3 28
10 km Angela Schmidt-Foster 35:35.0 36
Sharon Firth 34:47.0 29
Shirley Firth 34:31.3 22
20 km Angela Schmidt-Foster DNF
Shirley Firth 1'07:02.5 25
Sharon Firth 1'06:31.0 21

Figure skating

Main article: Figure skating at the 1984 Winter Olympics

Men
Athlete CF SP FS TFP Rank
Jaime Eggleton 20 19 19 38.6 20
Gary Beacom 10 11 11 21.4 11
Brian Orser 7 1 1 5.6 2nd place, silver medalist(s)
Women
Athlete CF SP FS TFP Rank
Elizabeth Manley 16 7 13 25.4 13
Kay Thomson 10 12 10 20.8 12
Pairs
Athletes SP FS TFP Rank
Melinda Kunhegyi
Lyndon Johnston
13 12 18.5 12
Katherina Matousek
Lloyd Eisler
9 8 12.5 8
Barbara Underhill
Paul Martini
6 7 10.0 7
Ice Dancing
Athletes CD OD FD TFP Rank
Kelly Johnson
John Thomas
12 11 11 22.4 12
Tracy Wilson
Robert McCall
7 8 8 15.6 8

Ice hockey

Main article: Ice hockey at the 1984 Winter Olympics

Group B

Top two teams (shaded ones) advanced to the medal round.

Team Pld W L T GF GA Pts
 Czechoslovakia 5 5 0 0 38 7 10
 Canada 5 4 1 0 24 10 8
 Finland 5 2 2 1 27 19 5
 United States 5 1 2 2 16 17 4
 Austria 5 1 4 0 13 37 2
 Norway 5 0 4 1 15 43 1

Medal round

Team Pld W L T GF GA Pts
 Soviet Union 3 3 0 0 16 1 6
 Czechoslovakia 3 2 1 0 6 2 4
 Sweden 3 1 2 0 3 12 2
 Canada 4th 3 0 3 0 0 10 0

Carried over group Match:

Luge

Main article: Luge at the 1984 Winter Olympics

Women
Athlete Run 1 Run 2 Run 3 Run 4 Total
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Carole Keyes 45.461 26 49.089 26 44.715 22 44.158 22 3:03.423 24
Susan Rossi 45.040 24 43.893 22 45.964 25 43.766 21 2:58.663 22

Ski jumping

Main article: Ski jumping at the 1984 Winter Olympics

Athlete Event Jump 1 Jump 2 Total
Distance Points Distance Points Points Rank
David Brown Normal hill 71.0 70.6 77.0 83.2 153.8 51
Horst Bulau 76.0 82.6 78.0 86.8 169.4 38
Ron Richards 78.5 85.6 83.0 95.3 180.9 29
Steve Collins 80.0 92.0 80.5 92.8 184.8 25
David Brown Large hill 81.0 57.1 84.5 64.5 121.6 47
Ron Richards 94.0 79.3 101.0 93.6 172.9 25
Steve Collins 99.0 89.8 86.0 66.6 156.4 36
Horst Bulau 101.0 94.6 100.0 93.7 188.3 10

Speed skating

Main article: Speed skating at the 1984 Winter Olympics

Men
Event Athlete Race
Time Rank
500 m Daniel Turcotte 40.30 29
Jacques Thibault 39.12 15
Gaétan Boucher 38.39 3rd place, bronze medalist(s)
1000 m Jacques Thibault 1:18.79 19
Gaétan Boucher 1:15.80 1st place, gold medalist(s)
1500 m Gaétan Boucher 1:58.36 1st place, gold medalist(s)
5000 m Jean Pichette 7:50.39 38
Ben Lamarche 7:47.25 36
Women
Event Athlete Race
Time Rank
500 m Sylvie Daigle 43.74 20
1000 m Sylvie Daigle 1:28.96 25
Natalie Grenier 1:27.67 18
1500 m Sylvie Daigle 2:15.50 22
Natalie Grenier 2:14.72 21
3000 m Natalie Grenier 4:48.60 15

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