Canada at the 1988 Summer Olympics

Canada at the
1988 Summer Olympics
IOC code CAN
NOC Canadian Olympic Committee
Website www.olympic.ca (in English) (in French)
in Seoul
Competitors 328 (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, Korea. 328 competitors, 223 men and 105 women, took part in 193 events in 23 sports.[1] Most Canadians remember this as being the Olympics where Ben Johnson won the gold medal and set a world record in the men's 100 metres, and then was stripped of the medal and the record after testing positive for steroids.

Medalists

Gold

Silver

Bronze

Archery

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

Women's Individual Competition:

  • Brenda Cuming Preliminary Round (→ 34th place)

Men's Individual Competition:

  • John McDonald 1/8 final (→ 24th place)
  • Daniel Desnoyers Preliminary Round (→ 51st place)
  • Denis Canuel Preliminary Round (→ 58th place)

Men's Team Competition:

  • McDonald, Desnoyers, and Canuel Preliminary Round (→ 16th place)

Athletics

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

  • Paul Just
    • Qualification 5.30m (→ did not advance, 17th place)

Men's Discus Throw

  • Ray Lazdins
    • Qualifying Heat 57.94m (→ did not advance)

Men's High Jump

  • Brian Marshall 2,22 m (→ did not advance; tied for 17th place)
  • Milton Ottey 2,22 m (→ did not advance; tied for 17th place)

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

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

Basketball

Men's tournament

Team roster

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

Canada men's national basketball team – 1988 Summer Olympics roster
PlayersCoaches
Pos.No.NameAge – Date of birthHeightClubCtr.
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
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 2.6 m (8 ft 6 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 Quarter-finals
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
6  Egypt 5 0 5 338 568 230 5
Source: FIBA
Rules for classification: 1) Points; 2) Head-to-head results; 3) Points average among tied; 4) Points average.
September 17
Brazil  125109  Canada
Scoring by half: 56–45, 69–64
September 20
Canada  7076  United States
Scoring by half: 42–40, 28–36
September 21
Canada  11764  Egypt
Scoring by half: 61–32, 56–32
September 23
Canada  8494  Spain
Scoring by half: 51–45, 33–49
September 24
Canada  9996  China
Scoring by half: 56–52, 43–44
Quarterfinals
26 September 1998 (1998-09-26)
21:30
Yugoslavia  9573  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  9691  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 1998 (1998-09-30)
09:45
Brazil  10690  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

Men's Light Flyweight ( 48 kg)

Men's Featherweight ( 57 kg)

Men's Lightweight ( 60 kg)

  • Asif Dar
    • First Round Bye
    • Second Round Lost to Phat Hongram (THA), RSC-2

Men's Light-Welterweight ( 63.5 kg)

  • Howard Grant
    • First Round Bye
    • Second Round Defeated Andreas Otto (GDR), RSC-1
    • Third Round Lost to Lars Myrberg (SWE), 1:4

Men's Welterweight ( 67 kg)

Men's Light Middleweight ( 71 kg)

  • Raymond Downey Bronze Medal
    • First Round Defeated Jorge López (ARG), 5:0
    • Second Round Defeated Norbert Nieroba (FRG), 3:2
    • Third Round Defeated Abrar Hussain Syed (PAK), 5:0
    • Quarterfinals Defeated Martin Kitel (SWE), 5:0
    • Semifinals Lost to Park Si-Hun (KOR), 0:5

Men's Middleweight ( 75 kg)

  • Egerton Marcus Silver Medal
    • First Round Defeated Emmanuel Legaspi (PHI), KO-1
    • Second Round Defeated Darko Dukić (YUG), KO-2
    • Quarterfinals Defeated Sven Ottke (FRG), 5:0
    • Semifinals Defeated Hussain Shah Syed (PAK), 4:1
    • Final Lost to Henry Maske (GDR), 0:5

Men's Light Heavyweight ( 81 kg)

Men's Heavyweight ( 91 kg)

  • Tom Glesby
    • First Round Bye
    • Second Round Lost to Gyula Alvics (HUN), RSC-2

Men's Super Heavyweight (+ 91 kg)

Canoeing

Cycling

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

Equestrianism

Fencing

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

Hockey

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

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

Three male pentathletes represented Canada in 1988.

Men's Individual Competition:

Men's Team Competition:

  • Keyte, Fekete, and Kennedy 14309 pts, 11th place

Rhythmic gymnastics

Rowing

Sailing

Shooting

Swimming

Men's 50 m Freestyle

  • Mark Andrews
    1. Heat 23.44
    2. B-Final 23.64 (→ 15th place)

Men's 100 m Freestyle

  • Sandy Goss
    1. Heat 50.81
    2. B-Final 50.73 (→ 10th place)

Men's 400 m Freestyle

Men's 1500 m Freestyle

Men's 100 m Backstroke

Men's 200 m Backstroke

  • Sean Murphy
    1. Heat 2:03.81 (→ did not advance, 17th place)
  • Mark Tewksbury
    1. Heat 2:04.02 (→ did not advance, 18th place)

Men's 100 m Breaststroke

  • Victor Davis
    1. Heat 1:02.48
    2. Final 1:02.38 (→ 4th place)
  • Cameron Grant
    1. Heat 1:05.10 (→ did not advance, 31st place)

Men's 200 m Breaststroke

Men's 100 m Butterfly

Men's 200 m Butterfly

  • Tom Ponting
    1. Heat 2:00.08
    2. Final 1:58.91 (→ 4th place)
  • Jon Kelly
    1. Heat 1:59.40
    2. Final 1:59.48 (→ 7th place)

Men's 200 m Individual Medley

  • Gary Anderson
    1. Heat 2:04.00
    2. Final 2:06.35 (→ 8th place)
  • Darren Ward
    1. Heat 2:07.84 (→ did not advance, 21st place)

Men's 400 m Individual Medley

  • Jon Kelly
    1. Heat 4:24.62
    2. B-Final 4:25.02 (→ 12th place)
  • Michael Meldrum
    1. Heat 4:31.74 (→ did not advance, 23rd place)

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

  • Andrea Nugent
    1. Heat 57.33 (→ did not advance, 17th place)
  • Jane Kerr
    1. Heat 57.55 (→ did not advance, 20th place)

Women's 200 m Freestyle

  • Patricia Noall
    1. Heat 2:02.31
    2. B-Final 2:00.77 (→ 9th place)
  • Jane Kerr
    1. Heat 2:04.92 (→ did not advance, 28th place)

Women's 400 m Freestyle

Women's 800 m Freestyle

Women's 100 m Backstroke

  • Lori Melien
    1. Heat 1:04.29
    2. B-Final 1:03.87 (→ 12th place)

Women's 200 m Backstroke

  • Lori Melien
    1. Heat 2:20.45 (→ did not advance, 19th place)

Women's 100 m Breaststroke

Women's 200 m Breaststroke

Women's 100 m Butterfly

  • Jane Kerr
    1. Heat 1:02.91 (→ did not advance, 20th place)
  • Andrea Nugent
    1. Heat 1:03.69 (→ did not advance, 23rd place)

Women's 200 m Butterfly

  • Mojca Cater
    1. Heat 2:13.21
    2. B-Final 2:12.66 (→ 9th place)
  • Donna McGinnis
    1. Heat DSQ (→ did not advance, no ranking)

Women's 200 m Individual Medley

  • Allison Higson
    1. Heat 2:19.54
    2. B-Final scratched (→ did not advance, no ranking)

Women's 4 × 100 m Freestyle Relay

Women's 4 × 100 m Medley Relay

Synchronized swimming

Three synchronized swimmers represented Canada in 1988.

Women's solo
Women's duet

Table tennis

Tennis

Men's Singles Competition

Women's Singles Competition

Weightlifting

Wrestling

References

  1. "Canada at the 1988 Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 2011-07-16.
  2. "1988 Olympic Games : Tournament for Men". FIBA. Retrieved 31 July 2018.
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