Athletics at the 1980 Summer Olympics – Men's 10,000 metres

These are the official results of the men's 10,000 metres event at the 1980 Summer Olympics in Moscow, Soviet Union. There were a total number of 40 participating athletes, with the final held on Sunday July 27, 1980.[1]

Men's 10,000 metres
at the Games of the XXII Olympiad
VenueCentral Lenin Stadium
DatesJuly 24-27
Competitors43 from 27 nations
Winning time27:42.69
Medalists
1st, gold medalist(s) Miruts Yifter
 Ethiopia
2nd, silver medalist(s) Kaarlo Maaninka
 Finland
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Mohamed Kedir
 Ethiopia
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Contents

MedalistsEdit

RecordsEdit

These were the standing world and Olympic records (in minutes) prior to the 1980 Summer Olympics.

World Record 27:22.4   Henry Rono Vienna (AUT) June 11, 1978
Olympic Record 27:38.35   Lasse Virén Munich (FRG) September 3, 1972

ResultsEdit

FinalEdit

RANK FINAL TIME
    Miruts Yifter (ETH) 27:42.69
    Kaarlo Maaninka (FIN) 27:44.28
    Mohamed Kedir (ETH) 27:44.64
4.   Tolossa Kotu (ETH) 27:46.47
5.   Lasse Virén (FIN) 27:50.46
6.   Jörg Peter (GDR) 28:05.53
7.   Werner Schildhauer (GDR) 28:10.91
8.   Enn Sellik (URS) 28:13.72
9.   Bill Scott (AUS) 28:15.08
10.   Ilie Floroiu (ROU) 28:16.25
11.   Brendan Foster (GBR) 28:22.54
12.   Mike McLeod (GBR) 28:40.78
13.   Martti Vainio (FIN) 28:46.22
14.   Gerard Tebroke (NED) 28:50.08
  Antonio Prieto (ESP) DNF

Qualifying HeatsEdit

  • Held on Thursday 24 July 1980
RANK HEAT 1 TIME
1.   Mohamed Kedir (ETH) 28:16.38
2.   Kaarlo Maaninka (FIN) 28:30.96
3.   Werner Schildhauer (GDR) 28:32.08
4.   Lasse Virén (FIN) 28:45.72
5.   Stephen Austin (AUS) 29:45.2
6.   Alex Hagelsteens (BEL) 29:47.6
7.   Geoff Smith (GBR) 30:00.1
8.   Abdelmadjid Mada (ALG) 30:23.5
9.   Akel Hamdan (SYR) 31:21.9
10.   Motlalepula Thabana (LES) 34:01.5
  John Treacy (IRL) DNF
  Zakariah Barie (TAN) DNF
  Aleksandras Antipovas (URS) DNF
  Bernardo Manuel (ANG) DNS


RANK HEAT 2 TIME
1.   Miruts Yifter (ETH) 28:41.68
2.   Jörg Peter (GDR) 28:49.96
3.   Brendan Foster (GBR) 28:55.15
4.   Enn Sellik (URS) 29:12.1
5.   Antonio Prieto (ESP) 29:12.8
6.   Rachid Habchaoui (ALG) 29:12.9
7.   Enrique Aquino (MEX) 29:21.3
8.   José Gómez (MEX) 29:53.6
9.   Damiano Musonda (ZAM) 29:53.6
10.   Kenias Tembo (ZIM) 30:53.8
11.   Jules Randrianari (MAD) 31:18.4
  Domingo Tibaduiza (COL) DNF
  Gerard Barrett (AUS) DNS
  Suleiman Nyambui (TAN) DNS


RANK HEAT 3 TIME
1.   Tolossa Kotu (ETH) 28:55.26
2.   Mike McLeod (GBR) 28:57.27
3.   Bill Scott (AUS) 28:58.70
4.   Martti Vainio (FIN) 28:59.81
5.   Ilie Floroiu (ROU) 29:03.1
6.   Gerard Tebroke (NED) 29:05.0
7.   Jiri Sikora (TCH) 29:19.8
8.   Rodolfo Gómez (MEX) 29:25.7
9.   Volodymyr Shesterov (URS) 29:32.4
10.   Hari Chand (IND) 29:45.8
11.   Leodigard Martin (TAN) 30:33.4
12.   Golekane Mosveu (BOT) 30:38.8
13.   Nara Bahadur Dahal (NEP) 31:19.8
  Dias Alface (MOZ) DNF
  Markus Ryffel (SUI) DNF

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Athletics at the 1980 Moscow Games: Men's 10,000 metres". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 15 November 2017.

External linksEdit