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

The Men's Hammer Throw event at the 1980 Summer Olympics in Moscow, Soviet Union had an entrylist of 17 competitors, with one qualifying group before the final (12) took place on 31 July 1980. Top 12 and ties and all those reaching 72.00 metres advanced to the final.[1]

Men's hammer throw
at the Games of the XXII Olympiad
VenueLenin Stadium
Dates30 & 31 July
Competitors17 from 13 nations
Winning distance81.80 OR
Medalists
1st, gold medalist(s) Yuriy Sedykh
 Soviet Union
2nd, silver medalist(s) Sergey Litvinov
 Soviet Union
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Jüri Tamm
 Soviet Union
← 1976
1984 →

Contents

MedalistsEdit

AbbreviationsEdit

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   Sergey Litvinov (URS) 81.66 m May 24, 1980   Sochi, Soviet Union
Olympic Record   Yuriy Sedykh (URS) 77.52 m July 28, 1976   Montréal, Canada
Season Best   Sergey Litvinov (URS) 81.66 m May 24, 1980   Sochi, Soviet Union
Standing records after the 1980 Summer Olympics
World Record   Yuriy Sedykh (URS) 81.80 m July 31, 1980   Moscow, Soviet Union
Olympic Record   Yuriy Sedykh (URS) 81.80 m July 31, 1980   Moscow, Soviet Union
Season Best   Yuriy Sedykh (URS) 81.80 m July 31, 1980   Moscow, Soviet Union

QualificationEdit

Rank Athlete Attempts Distance Note
1 2 3
1   Yury Sedykh (URS) 78.22 78.22 m OR
2   Jüri Tamm (URS) 76.24 76.24 m
3   Sergey Litvinov (URS) X 75.24 75.24 m
4   Detlef Gerstenberg (GDR) 75.04 75.04 m
5   Roland Steuk (GDR) X 73.52 73.52 m
6   Harri Huhtala (FIN) 71.42 72.46 72.46 m
7   Armando Orozco (CUB) X X 72.28 72.28 m
8   Giampaolo Urlando (ITA) 68.40 72.20 72.20 m
9   Ireneusz Golda (POL) X 69.98 70.88 70.88 m
10   Juha Tiainen (FIN) 70.64 70.46 70.82 70.82 m
11   Emanuil Dyulgerov (BUL) X 69.24 70.60 70.60 m
12   Jiří Chamrád (TCH) X 67.44 69.38 69.38 m
13   Peter Farmer (AUS) 68.52 69.16 X 69.16 m
14   Chris Black (GBR) 66.02 66.74 X 66.74 m
15   Paul Dickenson (GBR) X 64.22 63.90 64.22 m
16   Seán Egan (IRL) 63.34 63.94 X 63.94 m
17   Khaled Ghaloum (KUW) X 47.40 47.00 47.40 m

FinalEdit

Rank Athlete Attempts Distance Note
1 2 3 4 5 6
    Yuriy Sedykh (URS) 81.80 81.46 79.68 X 80.98 80.70 81.80 m WR
    Sergey Litvinov (URS) 80.64 X X X X X 80.64 m
    Jüri Tamm (URS) 77.84 78.96 77.92 77.26 X 76.86 78.96 m
4   Roland Steuk (GDR) 74.34 76.00 75.58 77.26 77.54 X 77.54 m
5   Detlef Gerstenberg (GDR) 73.64 74.60 73.98 X X 73.40 74.60 m
6   Emanuil Dyulgerov (BUL) 70.14 71.34 71.82 71.34 74.04 X 74.04 m
7   Giampaolo Urlando (ITA) 73.60 73.90 73.18 73.30 X X 73.90 m
8   Ireneusz Golda (POL) 72.38 73.74 X X X X 73.74 m
9   Harri Huhtala (FIN) 69.78 X 71.82 71.96 71.82 71.02 71.96 m
10   Juha Tiainen (FIN) X 71.38 71.08 71.38 m
11   Armando Orozco (CUB) X 67.76 68.68 68.68 m
12   Jiří Chamrád (TCH) 68.16 65.94 66.58 68.16 m

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Athletics at the 1980 Moscow Summer Games: Men's Hammer Throw". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 22 January 2018.

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