Athletics at the 1980 Summer Olympics – Men's 5000 metres

These are the official results of the Men's 5000 metres event at the 1980 Summer Olympics in Moscow, Soviet Union. There were a total number of 34 participating athletes, with the final held on Friday 1 August 1980.[1]

Men's 5000 metres
at the Games of the XXII Olympiad
VenueLenin Central Stadium
Dates28 July 1980 (qualification)
31 July 1980 (semi-finals)
1 August 1980 (final)
Competitors37 from 24 nations
Winning time13:21.0
Medalists
1st, gold medalist(s) Miruts Yifter
 Ethiopia
2nd, silver medalist(s) Suleiman Nyambui
 Tanzania
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Kaarlo Maaninka
 Finland
← 1976
1984 →

Contents

RecordsEdit

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

World Record 13:08.4   Henry Rono Berkeley United States April 8, 1978
Olympic Record 13:20.34   Brendan Foster Montreal (Canada) July 28, 1976

ResultsEdit

FinalEdit

  • Held on Friday 1 August 1980
RANK FINAL TIME
    Miruts Yifter (ETH) 13:21.0
    Suleiman Nyambui (TAN) 13:21.6
    Kaarlo Maaninka (FIN) 13:22.0
4.   Eamonn Coghlan (IRL) 13:22.8
5.   Markus Ryffel (SUI) 13:23.1
6.   Dietmar Millonig (AUT) 13:23.3
7.   John Treacy (IRL) 13:23.7
8.   Aleksandr Fyodotkin (URS) 13:24.1
9.   Jiří Sýkora (TCH) 13:25.0
10.   Yohannes Mohamed (ETH) 13:28.4
11.   Martti Vainio (FIN) 13:32.1
12.   Mohamed Kedir (ETH) 13:34.2

Semi FinalsEdit

  • Held on Wednesday 30 July 1980
RANK HEAT 1 TIME
1.   Yohannes Mohamed (ETH) 13:39.4
2.   Miruts Yifter (ETH) 13:40.0
3.   Kaarlo Maaninka (FIN) 13:40.2
4.   John Treacy (IRL) 13:40.3
5.   Nick Rose (GBR) 13:40.6
6.   Valeriy Abramov (URS) 13:40.7
7.   Zakariah Barie (TAN) 13:44.9
8.   Emiel Puttemans (BEL) 13:50.2
9.   David Moorcroft (GBR) 13:58.2
10.   Dave Fitzsimons (AUS) 13:58.3
11.   Hansjörg Kunze (GDR) 14:00.3
12.   Enrique Aquino (MEX) 14:01.4


RANK HEAT 2 TIME
1.   Mohamed Kedir (ETH) 13:28.6
2.   Eamonn Coghlan (IRL) 13:28.8
3.   Markus Ryffel (SUI) 13:29.3
4.   Dietmar Millonig (AUT) 13:29.4
5.   Suleiman Nyambui (TAN) 13:30.2
6.   Martti Vainio (FIN) 13:30.4
7.   Jiří Sýkora (TCH) 13:31.0
8.   Aleksandr Fyodotkin (URS) 13:31.9
9.   Barry Smith (GBR) 13:36.7
10.   Alex Hagelsteens (BEL) 13:46.7
11.   Steve Austin (AUS) 13:47.6
12.   El-Hachemi Abdenouz (ALG) 14:15.9

HeatsEdit

  • Held on Monday 28 July 1980
RANK HEAT 1 TIME
1.   Miruts Yifter (ETH) 13:44.4
2.   Hansjörg Kunze (GDR) 13:44.4
3.   Nick Rose (GBR) 13:44.7
4.   John Treacy (IRL) 13:44.8
5.   Alex Hagelsteens (BEL) 13:44.9
6.   Aleksandr Fedotkin (URS) 13:45.6
7.   Dave Fitzsimons (AUS) 13:46.4
8.   Enrique Aquino (MEX) 13:48.9
9.   Gopal Singh Saini (IND) 14:06.6
10.   Robert Chideka (BOT) 14:47.2
11.   Laxman Basnet (NEP) 16:11.7


RANK HEAT 2 TIME
1.   El-Hachemi Abdenouz (ALG) 13:42.1
2.   Mohamed Kedir (ETH) 13:42.7
3.   Valeriy Abramov (URS) 13:42.9
4.   Emiel Puttemans (BEL) 13:43.0
5.   David Moorcroft (GBR) 13:43.0
6.   Jiří Sýkora (TCH) 13:43.1
7.   Steve Austin (AUS) 13:43.2
8.   Martti Vainio (FIN) 13:45.2
9.   Zakariah Barie (TAN) 13:49.9
10.   Mick O'Shea (IRL) 14:03.0
11.   Bernardo Manuel (ANG) 14:51.4
12.   Saleh El-Ali (SYR) 15:08.2


RANK HEAT 3 TIME
1.   Markus Ryffel (SUI) 13:45.0
2.   Suleiman Nyambui (TAN) 13:45.4
3.   Eamonn Coghlan (IRL) 13:45.4
4.   Dietmar Millonig (AUT) 13:45.7
5.   Yohannes Mohamed (ETH) 13:45.8
6.   Kaarlo Maaninka (FIN) 13:45.8
7.   Barry Smith (GBR) 13:46.3
8.   Enn Sellik (URS) 13:52.4
9.   Rachid Habchaoui (ALG) 13:59.9
10.   Zephaniah Ncube (ZIM) 14:06.7
11.   Pedro Mulomo (MOZ) 15:11.9
12.   Amadou Alimi (BEN) 15:44.0

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Athletics at the 1980 Moscow Games: Men's 5000 metres". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 9 November 2017.

External linksEdit