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Spain at the 1980 Summer Olympics

Spain competed at the 1980 Summer Olympics in Moscow, USSR. In partial support of the American-led Olympics boycott, Spain competed under the Olympic Flag instead of its national flag. 155 competitors, 146 men and 9 women, took part in 75 events in 18 sports.[1]

Spain at the
1980 Summer Olympics
Olympic flag.svg
Flag of the Spanish Olympic Committee
IOC codeESP
NOCSpanish Olympic Committee
Websitewww.coe.es (in Spanish)
in Moscow
Competitors155 (146 men and 9 women) in 18 sports
Flag bearer Herminio Menéndez
Medals
Ranked 20th
Gold
1
Silver
3
Bronze
2
Total
6
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)

MedalistsEdit

ArcheryEdit

After not competing in archery in 1976, Spain returned to the sport in 1980. Two Spanish men competed.

Men's Individual Competition:

AthleticsEdit

Men's 800 metres

  • Heat — 1:47.9
  • Semifinals — 1:48.1 (→ did not advance)
  • Heat — 1:49.5
  • Semifinals — 1:47.8 (→ did not advance)

Men's 1,500 metres

  • Heat — 3:40.9
  • Semifinals — 3:42.6 (→ did not advance)
  • Heat — 3:44.7 (→ did not advance)

Men's 10,000 metres

  • Heat — 29:12.8 (→ did not advance)

Men's 4 × 400 metres Relay

  • Heat — 3:06.9 (→ did not advance)

Men's 110 m Hurdles

  • Heat — 13.72
  • Semifinals — 13.80
  • Final — 13.78 (→ 7th place)
  • Heat — 14.28
  • Semifinals — 14.00 (→ did not advance)

Men's 400 m Hurdles

  • Heat — 50.48
  • Semifinals — 51.86 (→ did not advance)
  • Heat — 51.26 (→ did not advance)

Men's 3,000 m Steeplechase

  • Heat — 8:31.9
  • Semifinals — 8:22.0
  • Final — 8:15.8 (→ 4th place)
  • Heat — 8:27.5
  • Semifinals — 8:19.0
  • Final — 8:18.0 (→ 5th place)

Men's High Jump

  • Qualification — 2.21 m
  • Final — 2.10 m (→ 16th place)
  • Qualification — 2.15 m (→ did not advance)

Men's Long Jump

  • Qualification — 7.96 m
  • Final — 8.09 m (→ 7th place)
  • Qualification — 7.73 m (→ did not advance)

Men's Triple Jump

  • Qualification — 16.20 m (→ did not advance)

Men's Marathon

  • Final — 2:18:16 (→ 22nd place)

Men's 20 km Walk

  • Final — 1:26:45.6 (→ 5th place)

Men's 50 km Walk

  • Final — 3:51:25 (→   Silver Medal)
  • Final — 4:03:08 (→ 6th place)

BasketballEdit

CanoeingEdit

DivingEdit

Men's Springboard

  • Preliminary Round — 532.02 points (→ 8th place)
  • Final — 749.340 points (→ 8th place)

FencingEdit

FootballEdit

GymnasticsEdit

HandballEdit

Men's Team Competition
  • Preliminary Round (Group A)
  • Lost to East Germany (17-21)
  • Defeated Denmark (20-19)
  • Lost to Hungary (17-20)
  • Drew with Cuba (24-24)
  • Defeated Poland (24-22)
  • Classification Match
  • 5th/6th place: Defeated Yugoslavia (24-23) → 5th place
  • Team Roster

HockeyEdit

Men's Team Competition
  • Preliminary Round
  • Final
  • Spain – India 3-4 →   Silver Medal
  • Team Roster:

JudoEdit

Modern pentathlonEdit

Three male pentathletes represented Spain in 1980.

Men's Individual Competition:

Men's Team Competition:

  • Galera, Serrano, and Montesinos — 14.699pts, 9th place

RowingEdit

SailingEdit

Open
Athlete Event Race Net points Final rank
1 2 3 4 5 6 7
Jose Luis Doreste Finn DSQ DSQ 13 3 DNF 8 DNF 122.7 17
Gustavo Doreste
Alfredo Rigau
470 6 6 2 3 8 4 9 54.1 6
Alejandro Abascal
Miguel Noguer
Flying Dutchman 4 1 2 4 1 1 DNS 19.0  
Antonio Gorostegui
Jose Benavides
Star 7 8 7 6 7 4 12 72.7 7

ShootingEdit

SwimmingEdit

Men's 100m Freestyle

  • Heats — 52,43
  • Semi-Finals — 52,81 (→ did not advance)

Men's 200m Freestyle

  • Heats — 1.56,99 (→ did not advance)
  • Heats — 1.53,22 (→ did not advance)

Men's 1.500m Freestyle

  • Final — 15.21,88 (→ 6th place)

Men's 100m Butterfly

  • Final — 55,16 (→   Bronze Medal)


Women's 4 × 100 m Freestyle

  • Final — 3.58,73 (→ 8th place)

Water poloEdit

WrestlingEdit

NotesEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Spain at the 1980 Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 2011-04-26.

External linksEdit