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)

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]

Medalists

Gold

Silver

Bronze

Archery

Main article: Archery at the 1984 Summer Olympics

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:

Athletics

Main article: Athletics at the 1984 Summer Olympics

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 (→
    Med 1.png
    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 (→
    Med 1.png
    Gold Medal)
  • Final — 64.72 m (→ 6th place)

Men's Hammer Throw

  • Qualification — 75.50 m
  • Final — 77.98 m (→
    Med 2.png
    Silver Medal)
  • Qualification — 74.68m
  • Final — 76.68 m (→
    Med 3.png
    Bronze Medal)
  • Qualification — 72.88 m
  • Final — no mark (→ no ranking)

Men's Decathlon

  • Final Result — 8673 points (→
    Med 2.png
    Silver Medal)
  • Final Result — 8412 points (→
    Med 3.png
    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.svg
    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.svg
    Gold Medal)

Women's Heptathlon

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

Basketball

Main article: Basketball at the 1984 Summer Olympics

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

Boxing

Main article: Boxing at the 1984 Summer Olympics

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)

Canoeing

Main article: Canoeing at the 1984 Summer Olympics

Cycling

Main article: Cycling at the 1984 Summer Olympics

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 (→
    Med 2.png
    Silver Medal)
  • Final — 3 points (→ 19th place)
Women's individual road race

Diving

Main article: Diving at the 1984 Summer Olympics

Men's 3m Springboard

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

Equestrianism

Main article: Equestrian at the 1984 Summer Olympics

Fencing

Main article: Fencing at the 1984 Summer Olympics

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

Football

Main article: Football at the 1984 Summer Olympics

Men's Team Competition

Gymnastics

Main article: Gymnastics at the 1984 Summer Olympics

Handball

Main article: Handball at the 1984 Summer Olympics

Men's Team Competition
Women's Team Competition

Hockey

Main article: Field hockey at the 1984 Summer Olympics

Men's Team Competition
  • Defeated Spain (3-1)
  • Defeated United States (4-0)
  • Lost to Australia (0-3)
  • Defeated Malaysia (5-0)
  • Drew with India (0-0)
  • Defeated Great Britain (1-0)
  • Lost to Pakistan (1-2) after extra time →
    Silver
    Silver Medal
Women's Team Competition
  • 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
    Silver Medal

Judo

Main article: Judo at the 1984 Summer Olympics

Modern pentathlon

Main article: Modern pentathlon at the 1984 Summer Olympics

Three male modern pentathletes represented West Germany 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 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 (→
    Med 1.png
    Gold Medal)
  • Heat — 1:50.00
  • Final — 1:49.69 (→
    Med 3.png
    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 (→
    Med 3.png
    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 (→
    Med 1.png
    Gold Medal)
  • Heat — 55.22
  • Final — 54.95 (→ 7th place)

Men's 200m Butterfly

  • Heat — 1:58.72
  • Final — 1:57.40 (→
    Med 2.png
    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 (→
    Med 2.png
    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 (→
    Med 3.png
    Bronze Medal)

Women's 4 × 100 m Medley Relay

  • Heat — 4:13.58
  • Final — 4:11.97 (→
    Med 2.png
    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 (→
    Med 3.png
    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 (→
    Med 3.png
    Bronze Medal)

Synchronized swimming

Main article: Synchronized swimming at the 1984 Summer Olympics

Volleyball

Main article: Volleyball at the 1984 Summer Olympics

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

Water polo

Main article: Water polo at the 1984 Summer Olympics

Men's Team Competition
  • Defeated Australia (10-6)
  • Defeated Japan (15-8)
  • Defeated Italy (10-4)
  • Drew with Spain (8-8)
  • Lost to Yugoslavia (9-10)
  • Lost to United States (7-8)
  • Defeated Netherlands (15-2) →
    Bronze medal.svg
    Bronze Medal

Weightlifting

Main article: Weightlifting at the 1984 Summer Olympics

Wrestling

Main article: Wrestling at the 1984 Summer Olympics

References

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