At the 1984 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles, 41 events in athletics were contested. There were a total number of 1273 participating athletes from 124 countries. Women's marathon, women's 3000 meters, and women's 400 meters hurdles debuted at these Games.
| Athletics at the|
1984 Summer Olympics
|100 m hurdles||women|
|110 m hurdles||men|
|400 m hurdles||men||women|
|4×100 m relay||men||women|
|4×400 m relay||men||women|
|20 km walk||men|
|50 km walk||men|
|100 metres|| Carl Lewis |
|9.99|| Sam Graddy |
|10.19|| Ben Johnson |
|200 metres|| Carl Lewis |
|19.80 OR|| Kirk Baptiste |
|19.96|| Thomas Jefferson |
|400 metres|| Alonzo Babers |
|44.27|| Gabriel Tiacoh |
|44.54|| Antonio McKay |
|800 metres|| Joaquim Cruz |
|1:43.00 OR|| Sebastian Coe |
|1:43.64|| Earl Jones |
|1500 metres|| Sebastian Coe |
|3:32.53 OR|| Steve Cram |
|3:33.40|| José Manuel Abascal |
|5000 metres|| Saïd Aouita |
|13:05.59 OR|| Markus Ryffel |
|13:07.54|| António Leitão |
|10,000 metres|| Alberto Cova |
|27:47.54|| Mike McLeod |
|28:06.22|| Mike Musyoki |
|110 metres hurdles|| Roger Kingdom |
|13.20 OR|| Greg Foster |
|13.23|| Arto Bryggare |
|400 metres hurdles|| Edwin Moses |
|47.75|| Danny Harris |
|48.13|| Harald Schmid |
|3000 metres steeplechase|| Julius Korir |
|8:11.80|| Joseph Mahmoud |
|8:13.31|| Brian Diemer |
|4×100 metres relay|| United States (USA)|
|37.83 WR|| Jamaica (JAM)|
|38.62|| Canada (CAN)|
|4×400 metres relay|| United States (USA)|
|2:57.91|| Great Britain (GBR)|
|2:59.13|| Nigeria (NGR)|
|Marathon|| Carlos Lopes |
|2:09:21 OR|| John Treacy |
|2:09:56|| Charlie Spedding |
|20 kilometres walk|| Ernesto Canto |
|1:23:13|| Raúl González |
|1:23:20|| Maurizio Damilano |
|50 kilometres walk|| Raúl González |
|3:47:26|| Bo Gustafsson |
|3:53:19|| Sandro Bellucci |
|High jump|| Dietmar Mögenburg |
|2.35 m|| Patrik Sjöberg |
|2.33 m|| Jianhua Zhu |
|Pole vault|| Pierre Quinon |
|5.75 m|| Mike Tully |
|5.65 m|| Earl Bell |
| Thierry Vigneron |
|Long jump|| Carl Lewis |
|8.54 m|| Gary Honey |
|8.24 m|| Giovanni Evangelisti |
|Triple jump|| Al Joyner |
|17.26 m|| Mike Conley |
|17.18 m|| Keith Connor |
|Shot put|| Alessandro Andrei |
|21.26 m|| Michael Carter |
|21.09 m|| Dave Laut |
|Discus throw|| Rolf Danneberg |
|66.60 m|| Mac Wilkins |
|66.30 m|| John Powell |
|Hammer throw|| Juha Tiainen |
|78.08 m|| Karl-Hans Riehm |
|77.98 m|| Klaus Ploghaus |
|Javelin throw|| Arto Härkönen |
|86.76 m|| David Ottley |
|85.74 m|| Kenth Eldebrink |
|Decathlon|| Daley Thompson |
|8798 EWR|| Jürgen Hingsen |
|8673|| Siegfried Wentz |
|100 metres|| Evelyn Ashford |
|10.97|| Alice Brown |
|11.13|| Merlene Ottey |
|200 metres|| Valerie Brisco-Hooks |
|21.81|| Florence Griffith |
|22.04|| Merlene Ottey |
|400 metres|| Valerie Brisco-Hooks |
|48.83|| Chandra Cheeseborough |
|49.05|| Kathy Smallwood-Cook |
|800 metres|| Doina Melinte |
|1:57.60|| Kim Gallagher |
|1:58.63|| Fiţa Lovin |
|1500 metres|| Gabriella Dorio |
|4:03.25|| Doina Melinte |
|4:03.76|| Maricica Puică |
|3000 metres|| Maricica Puică |
|8:35.96|| Wendy Smith-Sly |
|8:39.47|| Lynn Williams |
|100 metres hurdles|| Benita Fitzgerald |
|12.84|| Shirley Strong |
|12.88|| Michèle Chardonnet |
| Kim Turner |
|400 metres hurdles|| Nawal El Moutawakel |
|54.61|| Judi Brown |
|55.20|| Cristieana Cojocaru |
|4×100 metres relay|| United States (USA)|
|41.65|| Canada (CAN)|
|42.77|| Great Britain (GBR)|
|4×400 metres relay|| United States (USA)|
|3:18.29|| Canada (CAN)|
|3:21.21|| West Germany (FRG)|
|Marathon|| Joan Benoit |
|2:24:52|| Grete Waitz |
|2:26:18|| Rosa Mota |
|High jump|| Ulrike Meyfarth |
|2.02 m|| Sara Simeoni |
|2.00 m|| Joni Huntley |
|Long jump|| Anişoara Cuşmir-Stanciu |
|6.96 m|| Vali Ionescu |
|6.81 m|| Susan Hearnshaw |
|Shot put|| Claudia Losch |
|20.48 m|| Mihaela Loghin |
|20.47 m|| Gael Martin |
|Discus throw|| Ria Stalman |
|65.36 m|| Leslie Deniz |
|64.86 m|| Florenţa Crăciunescu |
|Javelin throw|| Tessa Sanderson |
|69.56 m|| Tiina Lillak |
|69.00 m|| Fatima Whitbread |
|Heptathlon|| Glynis Nunn |
|6390|| Jackie Joyner |
|6385|| Sabine Everts |
|1||United States (USA)||16||15||9||40|
|2||West Germany (FRG)||4||2||5||11|
|3||Great Britain (GBR)||3||7||6||16|
|Ivory Coast (CIV)||0||1||0||1|
|Totals (24 nations)||41||41||43||125|
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