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Sweden at the 1980 Summer Olympics

Sweden competed at the 1980 Summer Olympics in Moscow, Soviet Union. 145 competitors, 122 men and 23 women, took part in 102 events in 18 sports.[1]

Sweden at the
1980 Summer Olympics
Flag of Sweden.svg
IOC codeSWE
NOCSwedish Olympic Committee
Websitewww.sok.se (in Swedish) (in English)
in Moscow
Competitors145 (122 men and 23 women) in 18 sports
Flag bearer Stig Pettersson
Medals
Ranked 11th
Gold
3
Silver
3
Bronze
6
Total
12
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)
Other related appearances
1906 Intercalated Games

MedalistsEdit

GoldEdit

SilverEdit

BronzeEdit

ArcheryEdit

Two of the three Swedish archers in 1980 had competed at both the 1972 and 1976 Olympics. Anna-Lisa Berglund and Rolf Svensson were both less successful than they had been in Montreal four years before.
Women's Individual Competition:


Men's Individual Competition:

AthleticsEdit

Men's Marathon

  • Final — 2:17:44 (→ 19th place)
  • Final — 2:21:11 (→ 30th place)
  • Final — did not finish (→ no ranking)

Men's 400 m Hurdles

  • Heat — 50.95
  • Semifinals — did not start (→ did not advance)

Men's 3,000 m Steeplechase

  • Heat — 9:01.8 (→ did not advance)

Men's Pole Vault

  • Qualification — 5.40 m
  • Final — 5.35 m (→ 10th place)

Men's Discus Throw

  • Qualification — 62.58 m
  • Final — 60.24 m (→ 12th place)

Men's 20 km Walk

  • Final — 1:34:44.0 (→ 13th place)
  • Final — DSQ (→ no ranking)

Men's 50 km Walk

  • Final — 3:57:08 (→ 4th place)
  • Final — did not finish (→ no ranking)

Women's 100 metres

  • Heat — 11.37
  • Quarterfinals — 11.31
  • Semifinals — 11.36
  • Final — 11.16 (→ 4th place)

Women's 100 m Hurdles

  • Heat — 13.46
  • Semifinal — 13.68 (→ did not advance)

Women's High Jump

  • Qualification — 1.85 m (→ did not advance)
  • Qualification — 1.80 m (→ did not advance)

BasketballEdit

Men's Team Competition
  • Preliminary Round (Group C)
  • Lost to Italy (77-92)
  • Lost to Cuba (59-71)
  • Lost to Australia (55-64)
  • Semi Final Round (Group B)
  • Defeated Senegal (70-64)
  • Lost to Czechoslovakia (61-83)
  • Defeated India (119-63)
  • Defeated Poland (70-67) → 10th place
  • Team Roster:

BoxingEdit

Men's Featherweight (57 kg)


Men's Lightweight (60 kg)


Men's Light-Welterweight (63,5 kg)


Men's Heavyweight (+ 81 kg)

CanoeingEdit

CyclingEdit

DivingEdit

FencingEdit

GymnasticsEdit

JudoEdit

Wolfgang Biedron

Modern pentathlonEdit

Three male pentathletes represented Sweden in 1980. They won the bronze in the team event.

Men's Individual Competition:

Men's Team Competition:

  • Rasmuson, Pettersson, and Horvath — 15,845 pts → (  Bronze Medal)

RowingEdit

SailingEdit

ShootingEdit

SwimmingEdit

Men's 100 m Freestyle

  • Heats — 52.01
  • Semi-Finals — 51.19
  • Final — 50.91 (→   Silver Medal)
  • Heats — 52.11
  • Semi-Finals — 51.42
  • Final — 51.29 (→   Bronze Medal)
  • Heats — 52.29
  • Semi-Finals — 52.15 (→ did not advance)

Men's 200 m Freestyle

  • Heats — 1:53.04
  • Final — 1:52.94 (→ 7th place)
  • Heats — 1:55.38 (→ did not advance)
  • Heats — 1:53.59 (→ did not advance)

Men's 100 m Butterfly

  • Final — 54.92 (→   Gold Medal)

Men's 200 m Butterfly

  • Final — 2:02.61 (→ 7th place)

Men's 100 m Backstroke

  • Final — 56.53 (→   Gold Medal)

Men's 200 m Backstroke

  • Final — 2:04.10 (→ 6th place)

Men's 200 m Breaststroke

  • Final — 2:21.65 (→ 7th place)

Men's 4 × 200 m Freestyle Relay

  • Final — 7:30.10 (→ 4th place)


Women's 100 m Freestyle

  • Final — 57.90 (→ 8th place)

Women's 100 m Butterfly

  • Final — 1:02.61 (→ 6th place)

Women's 200 m Butterfly

  • Final — 2:15.22 (→ 7th place)

Women's 100 m Breaststroke

  • Heats — 1:12.26
  • Final — 1:11.72 (→ 5th place)

Women's 400 m Individual Medley

  • Heats — 4:57.13 (→ did not advance)

Women's 4 × 100 m Freestyle Relay

  • Final — 7:30.10 (→   Silver Medal)

Women's 4 × 100 m Medley Relay

  • Final — 4:16.91 (→ 4th place)

Water poloEdit

Men's Team Competition
  • Preliminary Round (Group B)
  • Lost to Spain (3-7)
  • Drew with Italy (4-4)
  • Lost to Soviet Union (1-12)
  • Final Round (Group B)
  • Lost to Greece (5-9)
  • Lost to Italy (3-8)
  • Lost to Romania (3-8)
  • Lost to Australia (4-9)
  • Defeated Bulgaria (8-6) → 11th place
  • Team Roster

WeightliftingEdit

WrestlingEdit

ReferencesEdit

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