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Syria competed at the 1980 Summer Olympics in Moscow, USSR. The country returned to the Olympic Games after missing the 1976 Summer Olympics in Montreal.

Syria at the
1980 Summer Olympics
Flag of Syria (1972-1980).svg
IOC codeSYR
NOCSyrian Olympic Committee
Websitewww.syriaolymp.org (in Arabic) (in English)
in Moscow
Competitors67 (65 men and 2 women) in 7 sports
Medals
Gold
0
Silver
0
Bronze
0
Total
0
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)
Other related appearances
 United Arab Republic (1960)

Contents

AthleticsEdit

Key
  • Note–Ranks given for track events are within the athlete's heat only
  • Q = Qualified for the next round
  • q = Qualified for the next round as a fastest loser or, in field events, by position without achieving the qualifying target
  • NR = National record
  • N/A = Round not applicable for the event
  • Bye = Athlete not required to compete in round

Men
Track events
Athlete Event Qualification Quarterfinal Semifinal Final
Result Position Result Position Result Position Result Position
Saleh El-Ali 5000 m 15:08.2 12 Did not advance
Mohamed El-Abed 400 m 50.47 5 Did not advance
Akel Hamdan 10,000 m 31:21.9 9 Did not advance
Maher Hreitani 110 m hurdles 15.45 7 Did not advance
Abdul Karim Joumaa 3,000 m steeplechase 9:29.4 10 Did not advance
Amer Maaraoui 400 m hurdles 53.26 7 Did not advance
Mohamed Makhlouf 800 m 1:52.3 6 Did not advance
1500 m 4:00.4 10 Did not advance
Nabil Nahri 100 m 10.67 5 Did not advance
200 m 22.14 5 Did not advance
Field events
Athlete Event Qualification Final
Result Position Result Position
Ahmad Balkis High jump 2.05 29 Did not advance
Adnan Houry Discus throw 47.52 16 Did not advance
Women
Track events
Athlete Event Qualification Quarterfinal Semifinal Final
Result Position Result Position Result Position Result Position
Hala El-Moughrabi 800 m 2:17.6 6 Did not advance
1500 m DNS Did not advance
Field events
Athlete Event Qualification Final
Result Position Result Position
Dia Toutounji Long jump DNS Did not advance
High jump NM Did not advance

BoxingEdit

Men
Athlete Event First round Second round Third round Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
Adel Hammoude Light Flyweight   Künzler (ROU)
L TKO
Did not advance
Talal Elchawa Flyweight   Mlundwa (TAN)
L 0-5
Did not advance
Fayez Zaghloul Bantamweight BYE   Ouphaphone (LAO)
W 5-0
  Anthony (GUY)
L 2-3
Did not advance
Nidal Haddad Featherweight   González (MEX)
L 0-5
Did not advance
Farez Halabi Light-Welterweight   Kampanath (LAO)
W 3-2
  Oliva (ITA)
L TKO
Did not advance
Imad Idriss Light-Middleweight BYE   Njunwa (TAN)
L DSQ
Did not advance
Naasan Ajjoub Heavyweight   Stoimenov (BUL)
L TKO
Did not advance

FootballEdit

First roundEdit

Group CEdit

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  East Germany 3 2 1 0 7 1 +6 5
  Algeria 3 1 1 1 4 2 +2 3
  Spain 3 0 3 0 2 2 0 3
  Syria 3 0 1 2 0 8 −8 1
Algeria  3 – 0  Syria
Belloumi   36'
Madjer   48'
Merzekane   73' (p.k.)
Report

Spain  0 – 0  Syria
Report

East Germany  5 – 0  Syria
Hause   6'
Netz   25'   45'
Peter   75'
Terletzki   82'
Report
Attendance: 80,000
Referee: Ulf Eriksson  

JudoEdit

Men
Athlete Event Round 1 Round 2 Round 3 Round 4 Repechage 1 Repechage 2 Final / BM
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
Samir El-Najjar −60kg   Charles Chibwe (ZAM)
W 1000-0000
  José Rodríguez (CUB)
L 0000-1000
Did not advance   Sihad Keyrouz (LIB)
W 1000-0000
  John Holliday (GBR)
L 0000-1000
Did not advance 7
Bassam El-Jabbin −78kg   Ignacio San Paz (ESP)
L 0000-1000
Did not advance
Said Achtar Open N/A BYE   Franz Berger (AUT)
L 0000-1000
Did not advance

ShootingEdit

Open
Diver Event Final
Result Rank
Khalil Arbaji Skeet 172 46
Adnan Houjeij Trap 181 26
Jihad Naim Skeet 176 45
Nidal Nasser Trap 178 29

WeightliftingEdit

Men
Athlete Event Snatch Clean & Jerk Total Rank
Result Rank Result Rank
Imade Kadro −52 kg 85 15 105 15 190 14
Faouaz Nadirin −60 kg 102.5 13 127.5 13 230 13
Salem Ajjoub −82.5 kg 127.5 16 175 12 302.5 14
Talal Najjar −110 kg 157.5 9 205 8 362.5 8

WrestlingEdit

ReferencesEdit