Italy competed at the 1980 Summer Olympics in Moscow, USSR. In partial support of the American-led boycott of the 1980 Summer Olympics, Italy competed under the Olympic Flag instead of its national flag. 159 competitors, 121 men and 38 women, took part in 88 events in 19 sports.[1]

Italy at the
1980 Summer Olympics
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IOC codeITA
NOCItalian National Olympic Committee
Websitewww.coni.it (in Italian)
in Moscow
Competitors159 (121 men and 38 women) in 19 sports
Medals
Ranked 5th
Gold
8
Silver
3
Bronze
4
Total
15
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)
Other related appearances
1906 Intercalated Games

Contents

MedalistsEdit

GoldEdit

SilverEdit

BronzeEdit

ArcheryEdit

For the first time, Italy entered a woman in the Olympic archery competition. She placed a respectable tenth place. Giancarlo Ferrari repeated his bronze medal-winning performance of four years earlier.

Women's Individual Competition:

Men's Individual Competition:

AthleticsEdit

Men's 100 metres

  • Heat — 10.56
  • Quarterfinals — 10.27
  • Semifinals — 10.58 (→ did not advance)

Men's 800 metres

  • Heat — 1:48.9
  • Semifinals — 1:48.7 (→ did not advance)

Men's 1,500 metres

  • Heat — 3:40.1
  • Semifinals — 3:40.1
  • Final — 3:40.4 (→ 5th place)

Men's Marathon

  • Final — 2:13:12 (→ 8th place)
  • Final — 2:23:21 (→ 35th place)

Men's 4x400 metres Relay

  • Heat — 3:03.5
  • Final — 3:04.3 (→   Bronze Medal)

Men's 3,000 m Steeplechase

  • Heat — 8:37.1
  • Semifinals — 8:27.2
  • Final — 8:18.5 (→ 6th place)
  • Heat — 8:35.6
  • Semifinals — 8:29.7 (→ did not advance)

Men's High Jump

  • Qualification — 2.21 m
  • Final — 2.15 m (→ 15th place)
  • Qualification — 2.18 m (→ did not advance)
  • Qualification — 2.18 m (→ did not advance)

Men's Hammer Throw

  • Qualification — 72.20 m
  • Final Round — 73.90 m (→ 7th place)

Men's Decathlon

  • Final — did not finish (→ no ranking)

Men's 20 km Walk

  • Final — 1:23:35.5 (→   Gold Medal)
  • Final — 1:33:26.2 (→ 11th place)

Women's 100 metres

  • Heat — 11.77
  • Quarterfinals — 11.57 (→ did not advance)

Women's 800 metres

  • Heat — 2:01.4
  • Semifinals — 1:59.0
  • Final — 1:59.2 (→ 8th place)
  • Heat — 2:04.1 (→ did not advance)
  • Heat — 2:10.7 (→ did not advance)

Women's 1,500 metres

  • Heat — 4:05.0
  • Final — 4:00.3 (→ 4th place)
  • Heat — 4:14.7 (→ did not advance)

Women's High Jump

  • Qualification — 1.88 m
  • Final — 1.97 m (→   Gold Medal)

Women's Javelin Throw

  • Qualification — 58.76 m
  • Final — 57.52 m (→ 12th place)

Women's Shot Put

  • Final — 17.27 m (→ 14th place)

BasketballEdit

Men's Team Competition
  • Preliminary Round (Group C)
  • Defeated Sweden (92-77)
  • Lost to Australia (77-84)
  • Defeated Cuba (79-72)
  • Semi Final Round (Group A)
  • Lost to Yugoslavia (81-102)
  • Defeated Soviet Union (87-85)
  • Lost to Brazil (77-90)
  • Defeated Spain (95-89)
  • Final
  • Lost to Yugoslavia (77-86) →   Silver Medal
  • Team Roster:

BoxingEdit

Men's Lightweight (– 60 kg)


Men's Light-Welterweight (– 63,5 kg)

  • Patrizio Oliva  Gold Medal
    1. First Round — Defeated Aurelien Agnan (Benin) after referee stopped contest in first round
    2. Second Round — Defeated Farez Halabi (Syria) after referee stopped contest in first round
    3. Quarter Finals — Defeated Ace Rusevski (Yugoslavia) on points (3-2)
    4. Semi Finals — Defeated Anthony Willis (Great Britain) on points (5-0)
    5. Final — Defeated Serik Konakbaev (Soviet Union) on points (4-1)


Men's Heavyweight (+ 81 kg)

CanoeingEdit

CyclingEdit

DivingEdit

Men's Springboard

  • Preliminary Round — 556.32 points (→ 6th place)
  • Final — 871.500 points (→   Bronze Medal)

EquestrianismEdit

FencingEdit

JudoEdit

Modern pentathlonEdit

One male pentathlete represented Italy in 1980.

Individual

RowingEdit

SailingEdit

ShootingEdit

SwimmingEdit

Men's 100m Freestyle

  • Heats — 52.74 (→ did not advance)
  • Heats — 52.71 (→ did not advance)
  • Heats — 52.26
  • Semi-Finals — 51,87
  • Final — 51.69 (→ 5th place)

Men's 200m Freestyle

  • Heats — 1:52.56
  • Final — 1:52.76 (→ 6th place)
  • Heats — 1:52.62
  • Final — 1:53.25 (→ 8th place)

Men's 4 × 200 m Freestyle Relay

  • Final — 7:30.37 (→ 5th place)


Women's 100m Backstroke

  • Final — 1.05.10 (→ 8th place)

Women's 100m Breaststroke

  • Heats — 1:12.36
  • Final — 1:12.51 (→ 8th place)
  • Heats — 1:13.76 (→ did not advance)

Women's 4 × 100 m Medley Relay

  • Final — 4:19.06 (→ 5th place)

VolleyballEdit

Men's Team Competition
  • Preliminary Round (Group A)
  • Lost to Cuba (0-3)
  • Defeated Czechoslovakia (3-2)
  • Lost to Soviet Union (0-3)
  • Lost to Bulgaria (1-3)
  • Classification Match
  • 9th/10th place: Defeated Libya (3-0) → 9th place
  • Team Roster

Water poloEdit

WeightliftingEdit

WrestlingEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Italy at the 1980 Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Archived from the original on 2011-04-06. Retrieved 2011-04-24.

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