Canada at the
1988 Summer Olympics
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IOC codeCAN
NOCCanadian Olympic Committee
Websitewww.olympic.ca (in English and French)
in Seoul, South Korea
17 September 1988 – 2 October 1988
Competitors328 (223 men and 105 women) in 23 sports
Flag bearer Carolyn Waldo
Medals
Ranked 19th
Gold
3
Silver
2
Bronze
5
Total
10
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)
Other related appearances
1906 Intercalated Games

Canada competed at the 1988 Summer Olympics in Seoul, South Korea, held from 17 September to 2 October 1988. 328 competitors, 223 men and 105 women, took part in 193 events in 23 sports.[1] Most Canadians remember these Olympics for Ben Johnson, who won the gold medal and set a world record in the men's 100 metres, before being disqualified and his record deleted after he tested positive for stanozolol.

Medalists

Gold

Silver

Bronze

Archery

Main article: Archery at the 1988 Summer Olympics

Canada was represented by three men and one woman in Seoul.

Women's Individual Competition:

Men's Individual Competition:

Men's Team Competition:

Athletics

Main article: Athletics at the 1988 Summer Olympics

Men's Competition

Men's 10.000 metres

Men's 4 × 100 m Relay

Men's 4 × 400 m Relay

Men's 110 m Hurdles

Men's 400 m Hurdles

Men's 3.000m Steeplechase

  1. Heat — 8:51.25
  2. Semi Final — 8:19.99
  3. Final — 8:21.73 (→ 11th place)

Men's 20 km Walk

Men's 50 km Walk

Men's Javelin Throw

Men's Pole Vault

Men's Discus Throw

Men's High Jump

Men's Long Jump

Men's Triple Jump

Men's Marathon

Men's Decathlon

  1. 100 metres — 11.18s
  2. Long Jump — 7.44m
  3. Shot Put — 14.20m
  4. High Jump — 1.97m
  5. 400 metres — 48.29s
  6. 110m Hurdles — 14.81s
  7. Discus Throw — 43.66m
  8. Pole Vault — 5.20m
  9. Javelin Throw — 64.16m
  10. 1.500 metres — 4:23.20s
  1. 100 metres — 10.99s
  2. Long Jump — 7.37m
  3. Shot Put — 13.61m
  4. High Jump — 1.97m
  5. 400 metres — 47.83s
  6. 110m Hurdles — 14.70s
  7. Discus Throw — 43.88m
  8. Pole Vault — 4.30m
  9. Javelin Throw — 66.54m
  10. 1.500 metres — 4:28.97s

Women's Competition

Women's 4 × 400 m Relay

Women's Marathon

Women's Javelin Throw

Women's 800m

Baseball

Main article: Baseball at the 1988 Summer Olympics

Canada competed in the Baseball tournament that was held as a demonstration sport. They finished 7th.

Basketball

Main article: Basketball at the 1988 Summer Olympics

Men's tournament

Main article: Basketball at the 1988 Summer Olympics – Men's tournament

Team roster

The following is the Canada roster in the men's basketball tournament of the 1988 Summer Olympics.[2]

Players Coaches
Pos. No. Name Age – Date of birth Height Club Ctr.
4 Norman Clarke 28 – (1960-06-27)27 June 1960 1.87 m (6 ft 2 in)
SG 5 David Turcotte 23 – (1965-07-10)10 July 1965 1.87 m (6 ft 2 in) Colorado State Rams United States
PG 6 Eli Pasquale 28 – (1960-08-24)24 August 1960 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)
SG 7 Karl Tilleman 27 – (1960-11-01)1 November 1960 1.88 m (6 ft 2 in)
8 Alan Kristmanson 26 – (1961-11-05)5 November 1961 2.00 m (6 ft 7 in)
G 9 Jay Triano 29 – (1958-09-21)21 September 1958 1.93 m (6 ft 4 in)
10 Dwight Walton 23 – (1965-03-23)23 March 1965
11 John Hatch 26 – (1962-02-23)23 February 1962 1.98 m (6 ft 6 in)
12 Barry Mungar 26 – (1961-11-04)4 November 1961 2.03 m (6 ft 8 in)
F/C 13 Romel Raffin 34 – (1954-04-23)23 April 1954 2.06 m (6 ft 9 in)
14 Wayne Yearwood 23 – (1964-09-22)22 September 1964
F/C 15 Gerald Kazanowski 27 – (1960-10-12)12 October 1960
Head coach
Jack Donohue
Legend
  • Club – describes last
    club before the tournament
  • Age – describes age
    on 17 September 1988
Group play
Pos Team Pld W L PF PA PD Pts Qualification
1  United States 5 5 0 485 302 +183 10 Quarterfinals
2  Spain 5 4 1 484 435 +49 9
3  Brazil 5 3 2 590 522 +68 8
4  Canada 5 2 3 479 455 +24 7
5  China 5 1 4 433 527 −94 6 9th–12th classification round
6  Egypt 5 0 5 338 568 −230 5
Source: FIBA archive
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) head-to-head points; 3) head-to-head goal average; 4) head-to-head number of points scored.


17 September 1988
Brazil  125–109  Canada
Scoring by half: 56–45, 69–64
20 September 1988
Canada  70–76  United States
Scoring by half: 42–40, 28–36
September 21
Canada  117–64  Egypt
Scoring by half: 61–32, 56–32
September 23
Canada  84–94  Spain
Scoring by half: 51–45, 33–49
September 24
Canada  99–96  China
Scoring by half: 56–52, 43–44
Quarterfinals
26 September 1988 (1988-09-26)
21:30
Yugoslavia  95–73  Canada
Scoring by half: 40–26, 55–47
Pts: Divac 17
Rebs: Vranković 9
Asts: Cvjetićanin, Divac, Petrović 2
Pts: Walton 17
Rebs: Mungar, Walton 7
Asts: Hatch 2
Classification round 5–8
28 September 1998 (1998-09-28)
14:30
Canada  96–91  Spain
Scoring by half: 41–42, 55–49
Pts: Triano 27
Rebs: Raffin 8
Asts: Raffin 4
Pts: Jiménez 16
Rebs: Jiménez 6
Asts: Solozábal 5
Classification round 5/6
30 September 1988
09:45
Brazil  106–90  Canada
Scoring by half: 43–39, 63–51
Pts: Schmidt 41
Rebs: Pipoka 17
Asts: Villas Boas, Schmidt 2
Pts: Triano 29
Rebs: Hatch 10
Asts: Yearwood 3

Boxing

Main article: Boxing at the 1988 Summer Olympics

Men's Light Flyweight (– 48 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 Light Heavyweight (– 81 kg)

Men's Heavyweight (– 91 kg)

Men's Super Heavyweight (+ 91 kg)

Canoeing

Main article: Canoeing at the 1988 Summer Olympics

Cycling

Main article: Cycling at the 1988 Summer Olympics

Eleven cyclists, seven men and four women, represented Canada in 1988.

Road competition

Men's road race
Men's team time trial
Women's road race

Track competition

Men's sprint
Men's 1 km time trial
Men's points race
Women's sprint

Diving

Main article: Diving at the 1988 Summer Olympics

Equestrianism

Main article: Equestrian at the 1988 Summer Olympics

Fencing

Main article: Fencing at the 1988 Summer Olympics

18 fencers, 13 men and 5 women, represented Canada in 1988.

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

Gymnastics

Main article: Gymnastics at the 1988 Summer Olympics

Hockey

Main article: Field hockey at the 1988 Summer Olympics

Men's Team Competition

Women's Team Competition

The women's field hockey team from Canada competed for the second time at the Summer Olympics.

Judo

Main article: Judo at the 1988 Summer Olympics

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)

Modern pentathlon

Main article: Modern pentathlon at the 1988 Summer Olympics

Three male pentathletes represented Canada in 1988.

Men's Individual Competition:

Men's Team Competition:

Rhythmic gymnastics

Main article: Rhythmic gymnastics at the 1988 Summer Olympics

Rowing

Main article: Rowing at the 1988 Summer Olympics

Sailing

Main article: Sailing at the 1988 Summer Olympics

Shooting

Main article: Shooting at the 1988 Summer Olympics

Swimming

Main article: Swimming at the 1988 Summer Olympics

Men's 50 m Freestyle

Men's 100 m Freestyle

Men's 400 m Freestyle

Men's 1500 m Freestyle

Men's 100 m Backstroke

Men's 200 m Backstroke

Men's 100 m Breaststroke

Men's 200 m Breaststroke

Men's 100 m Butterfly

Men's 200 m Butterfly

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 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 Backstroke

Women's 200 m Backstroke

Women's 100 m Breaststroke

Women's 200 m Breaststroke

Women's 100 m Butterfly

Women's 200 m Butterfly

Women's 200 m Individual Medley

Women's 4 × 100 m Freestyle Relay

Women's 4 × 100 m Medley Relay

Synchronized swimming

Main article: Synchronised swimming at the 1988 Summer Olympics

Three synchronized swimmers represented Canada in 1988.

Women's solo
Women's duet

Table tennis

Main article: Table tennis at the 1988 Summer Olympics

Tennis

Main article: Tennis at the 1988 Summer Olympics

Men's Singles Competition

Women's Singles Competition

Weightlifting

Main article: Weightlifting at the 1988 Summer Olympics

Wrestling

Main article: Wrestling at the 1988 Summer Olympics

References

  1. ^ "Canada at the 1988 Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Archived from the original on 2020-04-17. Retrieved 2011-07-16.
  2. ^ "1988 Olympic Games : Tournament for Men". FIBA. Retrieved 31 July 2018.