Athletics at the 1980 Summer Olympics – Men's discus throw

The Men's Discus Throw event at the 1980 Summer Olympics in Moscow, Soviet Union had an entrylist of 18 competitors, with one qualifying group and the final (12) held on Monday July 28, 1980.[1]

Men's discus throw
at the Games of the XXII Olympiad
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VenueLenin Stadium
Date27 July 1980 (qualifications)
28 July 1980 (finals)
Competitors18 from 12 nations
Winning distance66.64
Medalists
1st, gold medalist(s) Viktor Rashchupkin
 Soviet Union
2nd, silver medalist(s) Imrich Bugár
 Czechoslovakia
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Luis Delís
 Cuba
← 1976
1984 →

Contents

MedalistsEdit

AbbreviationsEdit

  • All results shown are in metres
Q automatic qualification
q qualification by rank
DNS did not start
NM no mark
OR olympic record
WR world record
AR area record
NR national record
PB personal best
SB season best

RecordsEdit

Standing records prior to the 1980 Summer Olympics
World Record   Wolfgang Schmidt (GDR) 71.16 m August 9, 1978   East Berlin, East Germany
Olympic Record   Mac Wilkins (USA) 68.28 m July 24, 1976   Montréal, Canada

ResultsEdit

FinalEdit

RANK FINAL DISTANCE
    Viktor Rashchupkin (URS) 66.64 m
    Imrich Bugár (TCH) 66.38 m
    Luis Delís (CUB) 66.32 m
4.   Wolfgang Schmidt (GDR) 65.64 m
5.   Yuriy Dumchev (URS) 65.58 m
6.   Ihor Duhinets (URS) 64.04 m
7.   Emil Vladimirov (BUL) 63.18 m
8.   Velko Velev (BUL) 63.04 m
9.   Markku Tuokko (FIN) 61.84 m
10.   José Santa Cruz (CUB) 61.52 m
11.   Hilmar Hoßfeld (GDR) 61.14 m
12.   Kenth Gardenkrans (SWE) 60.24 m

Qualifying roundEdit

  • Held on Sunday July 27, 1980
RANK FINAL DISTANCE
1.   Imrich Bugár (TCH) 65.08 m
2.   Viktor Rashchupkin (URS) 64.78 m
3.   Luis Delís (CUB) 62.20 m
4.   Ihor Duhinets (URS) 63.10 m
5.   Yuriy Dumchev (URS) 62.82 m
6.   Kenth Gardenkrans (SWE) 62.58 m
7.   Emil Vladimirov (BUL) 62.50 m
8.   Wolfgang Schmidt (GDR) 62.46 m
9.   Markku Tuokko (FIN) 62.14 m
10.   Velko Velev (BUL) 61.32 m
11.   José Santa Cruz (CUB) 60.14 m
12.   Hilmar Hoßfeld (GDR) 59.92 m
13.   Armin Lemme (GDR) 59.44 m
14.   Iosif Nagy (ROU) 59.34 m
15.   Namakoro Niare (MLI) 57.34 m
16.   Adnan Houri (SYR) 47.52 m
17.   Najem Najem (KUW) 39.26 m
  Oskar Jakobsson (ISL) NM

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Athletics at the 1980 Moscow Summer Games: Men's Discus Throw". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 14 January 2018.

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