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Tanzania at the 1980 Summer Olympics

Tanzania competed at the 1980 Summer Olympics in Moscow, USSR. The nation won its first ever Olympic medals at these Games.

Tanzania at the
1980 Summer Olympics
Flag of Tanzania.svg
IOC codeTAN
NOCTanzania Olympic Committee
in Moscow
Competitors41 (36 men and 5 women) in 3 sports
Medals
Ranked 28th
Gold
0
Silver
2
Bronze
0
Total
2
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)

Contents

MedalistsEdit

SilverEdit

AthleticsEdit

Men
Track & road events
Athlete Event Heat Quarterfinal Semifinal Final
Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank
Mwalimu Ali 100 m 10.86 6 Did not advance
200 m 21.83 5 Did not advance
Zakariah Barie 5000 m 13:49.4 9 Q N/A 13:44.9 7 Did not advance
10000 m DNF Did not advance
Filbert Bayi 3000 m steeplechase 8:21.4 1 Q N/A 8:16.2 1 Q 8:12.4  
David Lukuba 100 m 10.74 5 Did not advance
200 m 21.76 4 Did not advance
Musa Luliga 800 m 1:49.6 5 Q N/A 1:51.5 7 Did not advance
Leodigard Martin 10000 m 30:33.4 11 Did not advance
Marathon N/A 2:18:21 23
Peter Mwita 100 m 11.07 6 Did not advance
Emmanuel Ndiemandoi Marathon N/A 2:16:47 14
Suleiman Nyambui 5000 m 13:45.4 2 Q N/A 13:30.2 5 Q 13:21.6  
10000 m DNS Did not advance
Gidamis Shahanga Marathon N/A 2:16:47 15
Field events
Athlete Event Qualification Final
Distance Position Distance Position
Zakayo Malekwa Javelin throw 71.58 16 Did not advance
Women
Track & road events
Athlete Event Heat Quarterfinal Semifinal Final
Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank
Mosi Alli 100 m 12.19 7 Did not advance
200 m 24.99 27 Did not advance
Marcellina Emmanuel 1500 m 4:26.78 11 Did not advance
Nzaeli Kyomo 100 m 11.77 6 Did not advance
200 m 24.22 23 q 24.59 8 Did not advance
Mwinga Mwanjala 800 m 2:05.2 5 Did not advance
1500 m 4:20.84 10 Did not advance
Lilian Nyiti 800 m 2:11.1 5 Did not advance

BoxingEdit

Men
Athlete Event 1 Round 2 Round 3 Round Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
Emmanuel Mlundwa Flyweight N/A   Talal Elchawa (SYR)
W TKO-2
  Hugh Russell (IRL)
L 0-5
Did not advance
Geraldi Issaick Bantamweight BYE   Jorge Monar (BEN)
W 3-2
  Ganapathy Manoharan (IND)
W TKO-2
  Juan Hernández (CUB)
L TKO-1
Did not advance 5
Issack Mabushi Featherweight BYE   Barri McGuigan (IRL)
L TKO-3
Did not advance
Omari Golaya Lightweight N/A   Kalervo Alanenpää (SWE)
W 5-0
  Kazimierz Adach (POL)
L 0-5
Did not advance
William Lyimo Light Welterweight N/A BYE   Khast Jamgan (MGL)
W 5-0
  Anthony Willis (GBR)
L TKO-3
Did not advance 5
Lucas Msomba Welterweight N/A   Elio Diaz (VEN)
W 4-1
  Karl-Heinz Krüger (GDR)
L 0-5
Did not advance
Leonidas Njunwa Light Middleweight N/A BYE   Imad Idriss (SYR)
W TKO-3
  Detlef Kästner (GDR)
L 0-5
Did not advance 5
Michael Nassoro Light Heavyweight N/A   Slobodan Kacar (YUG)
L TKO-2
Did not advance
William Isangura Heavyweight N/A   Grzegorz Skrzecz (POL)
L KO-1
Did not advance

Field hockeyEdit

Men's Team Competition

Preliminary roundEdit

Team Pld W D L GF GA Pts
  Spain 5 4 1 0 33 3 9
  India 5 3 2 0 39 6 8
  Soviet Union 5 3 0 2 30 11 6
  Poland 5 2 1 2 19 15 5
  Cuba 5 1 0 4 7 42 2
  Tanzania 5 0 0 5 3 54 0
20 July
India   18 – 0   Tanzania

21 July
Tanzania   0 – 12   Spain

23 July
Tanzania   0 – 4   Cuba

24 July
Soviet Union   11 – 2   Tanzania

26 July
Tanzania   1 – 9   Poland

ClassificationEdit

Fifth place qualifiersEdit

26 July
Cuba   4 – 1   Tanzania

Team RosterEdit

ReferencesEdit