Sweden at the 1980 Winter Olympics

Sweden competed at the 1980 Winter Olympics in Lake Placid, United States.

Sweden at the
1980 Winter Olympics
Flag of Sweden.svg
IOC codeSWE
NOCSwedish Olympic Committee
Websitewww.sok.se (in Swedish and English)
in Lake Placid
Competitors61 (49 men, 12 women) in 9 sports
Flag bearersEva Olsson, cross-country skiing
Medals
Ranked 5th
Gold
3
Silver
0
Bronze
1
Total
4
Winter Olympics appearances (overview)

MedalistsEdit

Medal Name Sport Event
  Gold Ingemar Stenmark Alpine skiing Men's giant slalom
  Gold Ingemar Stenmark Alpine skiing Men's slalom
  Gold Thomas Wassberg Cross-country skiing Men's 15 km
  Bronze Sweden men's national ice hockey team
Ice hockey Men's competition

Alpine skiingEdit

Men
Athlete Event Race 1 Race 2 Total
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Stig Strand Giant Slalom 1:23.37 32 1:25.25 31 2:48.62 28
Torsten Jakobsson 1:23.24 31 1:23.18 17 2:46.42 21
Ingemar Stenmark 1:20.49 3 1:20.25 1 2:40.74  
Torsten Jakobsson Slalom DSQ DSQ
Stig Strand 55.64 16 DNF DNF
Ingemar Stenmark 53.89 4 50.37 1 1:44.26  
Women
Athlete Event Race 1 Race 2 Total
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Åsa Svedmark Giant Slalom 1:18.90 29 1:31.47 25 2:50.37 24
Anna-Karin Hesse 1:17.24 12 1:29.78 13 2:47.02 11
Ann Melander 1:16.84 10 1:30.79 19 2:47.63 15
Anna-Karin Hesse Slalom DNF DNF
Åsa Svedmark 46.06 18 45.45 9 1:31.51 12
Ann Melander 44.51 11 45.31 8 1:29.82 9

BiathlonEdit

Men
Event Athlete Misses 1 Time Rank
10 km Sprint Per Andersson 2 35:55.57 22
Ronnie Adolfsson 3 35:14.87 15
Sören Wikström 2 34:57.01 14
Event Athlete Time Penalties Adjusted time 2 Rank
20 km Sven Fahlén 1'09:49.23 8 1'17:49.23 31
Sören Wikström 1'08:13.34 5 1'13:13.34 12
Ronnie Adolfsson 1'08:10.90 5 1'13:10.90 11
Men's 4 x 7.5 km relay
Athletes Race
Misses 1 Time Rank
Sven Fahlén
Per Andersson
Sören Wikström
Ronnie Adolfsson
6 1'40:44.62 10
1 A penalty loop of 150 metres had to be skied per missed target.
2 One minute added per close miss (a hit in the outer ring), two minutes added per complete miss.

BobsleighEdit

Sled Athletes Event Run 1 Run 2 Run 3 Run 4 Total
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
SWE-1 Carl-Erik Eriksson
Kenth Rönn
Two-man 1:03.56 9 1:04.49 14 1:03.22 8 1:05.65 20 4:16.92 15
Sled Athletes Event Run 1 Run 2 Run 3 Run 4 Total
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
SWE-1 Carl-Erik Eriksson
Peter Jansson
Runald Beckman
Kenth Rönn
Four-man 1:01.01 6 1:01.00 5 1:00.36 5 DSQ DSQ

Cross-country skiingEdit

Men
Event Athlete Race
Time Rank
15 km Sven-Erik Danielsson 43:41.21 18
Benny Kohlberg 43:39.22 17
Thomas Eriksson 43:11.88 11
Thomas Wassberg 41:57.63  
30 km Stig Jäder 1'32:08.09 25
Sven-Åke Lundbäck 1'31:31.96 17
Benny Kohlberg 1'30:57.56 13
Thomas Wassberg 1'28:40.35 4
50 km Stig Jäder DNF
Erik Gustavsson 2'43:39.93 34
Thomas Eriksson 2'36:33.85 16
Sven-Åke Lundbäck 2'31:59.65 8
Men's 4 × 10 km relay
Athletes Race
Time Rank
Sven-Åke Lundbäck
Thomas Eriksson
Benny Kohlberg
Thomas Wassberg
2'00:42.71 5
Women
Event Athlete Race
Time Rank
5 km Karin Lamberg-Skog 15:55.07 17
Eva Olsson 15:48.59 12
Marie Johansson-Risby 15:47.19 11
Lena Carlzon-Lundbäck 15:43.04 10
10 km Karin Lamberg-Skog 32:10.44 17
Marie Johansson-Risby 31:48.57 15
Lena Carlzon-Lundbäck 31:45.50 11
Eva Olsson 31:36.08 10
Women's 4 × 5 km relay
Athletes Race
Time Rank
Marie Johansson-Risby
Karin Lamberg-Skog
Eva Olsson
Lena Carlzon-Lundbäck
1'05:16.32 6

Figure skatingEdit

Men
Athlete CF SP FS Points Places Rank
Thomas Öberg 14 14 14 149.80 127 14

Ice hockeyEdit

Summary
Team Event Group stage Medal round / Consolation round
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Rank Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Rank
Sweden men's Men's tournament   United States
T 2–2
  Romania
W 8–0
  West Germany
W 5–2
  Norway
W 7–1
  Czechoslovakia
W 4–2
1 Q MR   Finland
T 3–3
  Soviet Union
L 2–9
 

First round - Blue DivisionEdit

     Team advanced to the Final Round
     Team advanced to Consolation Round
Team GP W L T GF GA Pts
  Sweden 5 4 0 1 26 7 9
  United States 5 4 0 1 25 10 9
  Czechoslovakia 5 3 2 0 34 16 6
  Romania 5 1 3 1 13 29 3
  West Germany 5 1 4 0 21 30 2
  Norway 5 0 4 1 9 36 1

All times are local (UTC-5).

12 February 1980
17:21
Sweden  2 – 2
(1–0, 0–1, 1–1)
  United StatesOlympic Fieldhouse, Lake Placid
14 February 1980
13:00
Romania  0 – 8
(0–3, 0–4, 0–1)
  SwedenOlympic Arena, Lake Placid
16 February 1980
20:00
Sweden  5 – 2
(1–0, 4–1, 0–1)
  West GermanyOlympic Arena, Lake Placid
18 February 1980
13:30
Norway  1 – 7
(0–2, 0–4, 1–1)
  SwedenOlympic Fieldhouse, Lake Placid
20 February 1980
13:30
Czechoslovakia  2 – 4
(0–2, 0–1, 2–1)
  SwedenOlympic Fieldhouse, Lake Placid

Final roundEdit

The top two teams from each group play the top two teams from the other group once. Points from previous games against their own group carry over, excluding teams who failed to make the medal round.

Team GP W L T GF GA Pts
  United States 3 2 0 1 10 7 5
  Soviet Union 3 2 1 0 16 8 4
  Sweden   3 0 1 2 7 14 2
  Finland 3 0 2 1 7 11 1
22 February 1980
20:42
Finland  3 – 3
(1–0, 1–1, 1–2)
  SwedenOlympic Fieldhouse, Lake Placid
24 February 1980
14:30
Sweden  2 – 9
(0–4, 0–5, 2–0)
  Soviet UnionOlympic Fieldhouse, Lake Placid

Carried over group match:

LugeEdit

Men
Athlete Run 1 Run 2 Run 3 Run 4 Total
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Stefan Kjernholm 44.565 14 44.905 11 44.900 10 48.538 22 3:02.908 18

(Men's) Doubles

Athletes Run 1 Run 2 Total
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Stefan Kjernholm
Kenneth Holm
40.415 13 41.024 13 1:21.439 12
Women
Athlete Run 1 Run 2 Run 3 Run 4 Total
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Anneli Näsström 40.987 23 41.096 22 40.999 17 40.877 17 2:43.959 19
Agneta Lindskog 40.219 13 40.547 14 40.463 13 40.388 12 2:41.617 13

Ski jumpingEdit

Athlete Event Jump 1 Jump 2 Total
Distance Points Distance Points Points Rank
Jan Holmlund Normal hill 75.0 101.7 71.0 93.8 195.5 34
Jan Holmlund Large hill 75.0 26.2 DNS 26.2 50

Speed skatingEdit

Men
Event Athlete Race
Time Rank
500 m Johan Granath 1:21.44 36
Oloph Granath 39.15 12
Jan-Åke Carlberg 39.03 10
1000 m Johan Granath DNF
Jan-Åke Carlberg 1:19.13 16
Oloph Granath 1:17.74 8
1500 m Jan Junell 2:02.11 21
Ulf Ekstrand 2:00.23 16
Tomas Gustafson 1:58.18 7
5000 m Jan Junell 7:19.50 14
Tomas Gustafson 7:16.85 12
Ulf Ekstrand 7:13.13 8
10,000 m Ulf Ekstrand 15:33.42 21
Örjan Sandler 15:11.52 14
Tomas Gustafson 15:05.18 12
Women
Event Athlete Race
Time Rank
500 m Annette Carlén-Karlsson 44.52 24
Sylvia Filipsson 44.05 16
Ann-Sofie Järnström 42.47 4
1000 m Annette Carlén-Karlsson 1:28.25 10
Sylvia Filipsson 1:28.18 9
Ann-Sofie Järnström 1:28.10 8
1500 m Annette Carlén-Karlsson 2:17.31 20
Sylvia Filipsson 2:12.84 5
3000 m Annette Carlén-Karlsson 4:52.70 18
Sylvia Filipsson 4:40.22 7

ReferencesEdit