Moscow 1980 Summer Olympics Results – Medal Stats & Table

Moscow 1980 Summer Olympics Results – Medal Stats & Table

The Moscow 1980 Summer Olympics was held from 19 July to 3 August at Moscow, Soviet Union (Present – Russia). In that time, the USA with many countries and many athletes were boycotting this season because of the Soviet-Afghan War.

The 5,179 athletes from 80 nations have participated in 21 sports events. 28 sports venues were used in whole. Though many nations didn’t attend this season, the officials confirmed that the total expenditure of US$1,350,000,000 and total revenues being US$231,000,000 in Moscow 1980 Summer Olympics.

Many broadcasting TV and radio channels had coverage such as – Eurovision, Intervision, TV Asahi, Seven Network. But the major broadcaster NBC canceled its coverage of this tournament in response to the U.S. boycotting.

Moscow 1980 Summer Olympics Results – Medal Stats & Table

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Moscow 1980 Summer Olympics Results: Basically, by boycotting this season, many professional athletes didn’t attend. That’s why that competition was much easy for those who had participated.

You can see the below table – here the Soviet Union was ranked in the first place because of got 80 gold medals. After that, East Germany ranking in 2nd position with 47 gold medals.

RankNationsGold MedalSilver MedalBronze MedalTotal
1Soviet Union806946195
2East Germany473742126
3Bulgaria8161741
4Cuba87520
5Italy83415
6Hungary7101532
7Romania661325
8France65314
9Great Britain57921
10Poland3141532
11Sweden33612
12Finland3148
13Czechoslovakia23914
14Yugoslavia2349
15Australia2259
16Denmark2125
17Brazil2024
18Ethiopia2024
19Switzerland2002
20Spain1326
21Austria1214
22Greece1023
23Belgium1001
24India1001
25Zimbabwe1001
26North Korea0325
27Mongolia0224
28Tanzania0202
29Mexico0134
30Netherlands0123
31Ireland0112
32Uganda0101
33Venezuela0101
34Jamaica0033
35Guyana0011
36Lebanon0011

Team Sports Result at the Moscow 1980 Summer Olympic Games

Czechoslovakia was the first time champions in Olympic history in Football sports. On the other hand, East Germany was runners-up team and the Soviet Union was the bronze medalist team in the Moscow 1980 Summer Olympic Games.

From the Basketball sport, Yugoslavia (Men) and Soviet Union (Women) were the champions teams. Italy (Men) and Bulgaria (Women) were the runners-up team on that.

From the Handball sport in the Moscow 1980 Summer Olympics, the champions teams were East Germany from men’s event and the Soviet Union from women’s event.

Here I create a table of the team sports result at the Moscow 1980 Summer Olympic Games. Check this out!

SportsChampions
(Gold Medalist)
Runners-up
(Silver Medalist)
Third-place
(Bronze Medalist)
FootballCzechoslovakiaEast GermanySoviet Union
BasketballYugoslavia (Men)
Soviet Union (Women)
Italy (Men)
Bulgaria (Women)
Soviet Union (Men)
Yugoslavia (Women)
Water PoloSoviet UnionYugoslaviaHungary
Field hockeyIndia (Men)
Zimbabwe (Women)
Spain (Men)
Czechoslovakia (Women)
Soviet Union (Men)
Soviet Union (Women)
HandballEast Germany (Men)
Soviet Union (Women)
Soviet Union (Men)
Yugoslavia (Women)
Romania (Men)
East Germany (Women)
VolleyballSoviet Union (Men)
Soviet Union (Women)
Bulgaria (Men)
East Germany (Women)
Romania (Men)
Bulgaria (Women)

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