Athletics at the 1980 Summer Olympics – Women's pentathlon

These are the official results of the Women's Pentathlon competition at the 1980 Summer Olympics in Moscow, USSR. There were a total number of 19 participating athletes, with the competition held on 24 July 1980. This was to be the last Pentathlon competition at this level as the Heptathlon subsequently replaced it and became the multi-event competition for women.[1]

Women's pentathlon
at the Games of the XXII Olympiad
VenueLenin Central Stadium
Date24 July
Competitors19 from 10 nations
Winning result5083 WR
1st, gold medalist(s) Nadezhda Tkachenko
 Soviet Union
2nd, silver medalist(s) Olga Rukavishnikova
 Soviet Union
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Olga Kuragina
 Soviet Union
← 1976



    Nadezhda Tkachenko (URS) 5.083 WR
    Olga Rukavishnikova (URS) 4.937
    Olga Kuragina (URS) 4.875
4.   Ramona Neubert (GDR) 4.698
5.   Margit Papp (HUN) 4.562
6.   Burglinde Pollak (GDR) 4.553
7.   Valentina Dimitrova (BUL) 4.458
8.   Emiliya Kunova (BUL) 4.431
9.   Florence Picaut (FRA) 4.424
10.   Sylvia Barlag (NED) 4.333
11.   Marcela Koblasová (TCH) 4.328
12.   Małgorzata Guzowska (POL) 4.326
13.   Judy Livermore (GBR) 4.304
14.   Conceição Geremias (BRA) 4.263
15.   Sue Longden (GBR) 4.234
16.   Yvette Wray (GBR) 4.159
17.   Cécile Ngambi (CMR) 3.832
  Nancy Vallecilla (ECU) DNF
  Christine Laser (GDR) DNF

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  1. ^ "Athletics at the 1980 Moscow Summer Games: Women's Pentathlon". Retrieved 28 January 2018.

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