Shooting at the 1980 Summer Olympics

Shooting at the 1980 Summer Olympics took place at the Dynamo Shooting Range in Mytishchi in eastern part of Moscow between 20 and 26 July. Seven events were contested. Alhtough events were mixed, i.e. open to both men and women, all medals were swept by men, and there were only 5 women competing compared to 77 in Los Angeles 1984.[1][2][3]

Medal summaryEdit

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1  Soviet Union (URS)3115
2  Denmark (DEN)1001
  Hungary (HUN)1001
  Italy (ITA)1001
  Romania (ROM)1001
6  East Germany (GDR)0516
7  Sweden (SWE)0112
8  Bulgaria (BUL)0022
9  Austria (AUT)0011
  Cuba (CUB)0011
Totals (10 nations)77721


EventsEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
25 m rapid fire pistol
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  Corneliu Ion (ROM)   Jürgen Wiefel (GDR)   Gerhard Petritsch (AUT)
50 m pistol
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  Aleksandr Melentyev (URS)   Harald Vollmar (GDR)   Lyubcho Dyakov (BUL)
50 m rifle prone
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  Károly Varga (HUN)   Hellfried Heilfort (GDR)   Petar Zapryanov (BUL)
50 m rifle three positions
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  Viktor Vlassov (URS)   Bernd Hartstein (GDR)   Sven Johansson (SWE)
50 m running target
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  Igor Sokolov (URS)   Thomas Pfeffer (GDR)   Aleksandr Gazov (URS)
Skeet
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  Kjeld Rasmussen (DEN)   Lars-Göran Carlsson (SWE)   Roberto Castrillo (CUB)
Trap
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  Luciano Giovannetti (ITA)   Rustam Yambulatov (URS)   Jörg Damme (GDR)

Participating nationsEdit

A total of 239 shooters, 234 men and 5 women, from 38 nations competed at the Moscow Games:[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Shooting at the 1980 Moscow Summer Games". Sports Reference. Retrieved 10 February 2020.
  2. ^ https://www.olympic.org/moscow-1980/shooting
  3. ^ https://www.infoplease.com/sports/1980-olympics/shooting

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