Afghanistan at the 1980 Summer Olympics

While many nations boycotted the 1980 Summer Olympics in Moscow because of the 1979 Soviet invasion of Afghanistan, the country’s pro-Soviet puppet government sent a team to Moscow.

Afghanistan at the
1980 Summer Olympics
Flag of Afghanistan (1980–1987).svg
IOC codeAFG
NOCAfghanistan National Olympic Committee
in Moscow
Competitors11
Medals
Gold
0
Silver
0
Bronze
0
Total
0
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)

BoxingEdit

Athlete Event Round 1 Round 2 Round 3 Round 4 Round 5 Final / BM
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
Ahmad Nesar −54 kg Bye   Mohamed (ETH)
L PTS
Did not advance 17
Esmail Mohammad −57 kg Bye   Fink (GDR)
L KO1
Did not advance 17
Rabani Ghulam −60 kg   Jo-Ung (PRK)
L TKO2
Did not advance 17

WrestlingEdit

Men's freestyle
Athlete Event Round 1 Round 2 Round 3 Round 4 Round 5 Final / BM
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
Mohammad Aktar −48 kg   Jabbar (IRQ)
W Fall
  Falandys (POL)
L 0-4
  Se-Hong (PRK)
L 0-4
Did not advance 9
Mohammad Aynutdin −52 kg   Efremov (YUG)
L Fall
  Thieng (VIE)
W Fall
  Dok-Ryong (PRK)
L 1-3
Did not advance 9
Mohammad Halilula −57 kg   Hurtado (PER)
L 1-3
  Neagu (ROM)
L Forfeit
Did not advance 12
Khojawahid Zahedi −74 kg   Fawaz (SYR)
W Fall
  Steingräber (GDR)
L Fall
Withdrew 11
Ahmadjan Khasan −82 kg   Mazur (POL)
L DQ
Withdrew 14
Ibrahim Shudzandin −90 kg   Tserentogtokh (MGL)
L DQ
  Diop (SEN)
L Fall
Did not advance 11
Men's Greco-Roman
Athlete Event Round 1 Round 2 Round 3 Round 4 Round 5 Final / BM
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
Ghulam Sanay −62 kg   Tóth (HUN)
L Fall
  Mygiakis (GRE)
L DQ
Did not advance 11
Sakhidad Hamidi −68 kg   Supron (POL)
L DQ
  Bold (MGL)
L DQ
Did not advance 13