Algeria at the
1980 Summer Olympics
Flag of Algeria.svg
IOC codeALG
NOCAlgerian Olympic Committee
Websitewww.coa.dz
in Moscow
Competitors54 (54 men) in 9 sports
Medals
Gold
0
Silver
0
Bronze
0
Total
0
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)
Other related appearances
 France (1896–1960)

Algeria competed at the 1980 Summer Olympics in Moscow, USSR. The nation returned to the Olympic Games after boycotting the 1976 Summer Olympics. 54 competitors, all men, took part in 28 events in 9 sports.[1]

Athletics

Main article: Athletics at the 1980 Summer Olympics

Men
Track & road events
Athlete Event Heat Semifinal Final
Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank
El-Hachemi Abdenouz 5000 m 13:42.07 1 Q 14:15.85 12 Did not advance
Mehdi Aidet 800 m 1:50.4 3 Q 1:48.11 8 Did not advance
1500 m 3:43.86 2 Q 3:44.85 9 Did not advance
Lahcen Babaci 3000 m steeplechase 8:38.68 7 Q 8:25.47 6 Q 8:31.80 11
Derradji Harek 800 m 1:49.9 5 Q 1:51.81 8 Did not advance
1500 m 3:45.29 8 Did not advance
Rachid Habchaoui 5000 m 13:59.85 9 Did not advance
10000 m 29:12.9 6 Did not advance
Abdel Madjid Mada 10000 m 30:23.4 6 Did not advance
Men's marathon DNF
Abderrahmane Morceli 1500 m 3:45.96 7 Did not advance
Field events
Athlete Event Qualification Final
Distance Position Distance Position
Abdel Hamid Sahil High jump 2.18 21 Did not advance
Othmane Belfaa 2.05 28 Did not advance

Boxing

Main article: Boxing at the 1980 Summer Olympics

Men's Light Flyweight (– 48 kg)

Men's Light-Welterweight (– 63,5 kg)

Light Heavyweight (– 81 kg)

Fencing

Main article: Fencing at the 1980 Summer Olympics

One fencer represented Algeria in 1980.

Men's foil

Football

Main article: Football at the 1980 Summer Olympics

Team Squad

Head coach: Mahieddine Khalef

No. Pos. Player DoB Age Caps Club Tournament
games
Tournament
goals
Minutes
played
Sub off Sub on Cards
yellow/red
1 GK Mourad Amara Feb 19, 1959 21 0 Algeria JE Tizi-Ouzou 4 0 360 0 0 0
2 DF Mahmoud Guendouz Feb 24, 1953 27 ? Algeria MA Hussein Dey 4 0 360 0 0 1Y
4 DF Bouzid Mahyouz Jan 13, 1952 28 ? Algeria MP Alger 4 0 314 2 0 2Y
5 DF Chaabane Merzekane March 8, 1959 21 ? Algeria MA Hussein Dey 4 1 349 1 0 1Y
6 DF Mohamed Khedis Feb 29, 1952 28 ? Algeria MA Hussein Dey 3 0 270 0 0 0
7 FW Rabah Madjer Dec 15, 1958 21 ? Algeria MA Hussein Dey 4 1 348 1 0 1Y
8 MD Ali Fergani Sep 19, 1952 27 ? Algeria JE Tizi-Ouzou 4 0 360 0 0 1Y
9 FW Tedj Bensaoula Dec 25, 1954 25 ? Algeria MP Oran 4 0 360 0 0 0
10 MD Lakhdar Belloumi Dec 29, 1958 21 ? Algeria MP Alger 4 2 310 1 1 0
11 FW Salah Assad March 13, 1958 22 ? Algeria RS Kouba 4 0 343 1 0 0
12 GK Mohamed Rahmani Dec 10, 1958 21 ? Algeria EP Setif 0 0 0 0 0 0
13 DF Salah Larbès Sep 16, 1952 27 ? Algeria JE Tizi-Ouzou 4 0 360 0 0 0
14 FW Djamel Menad Jul 19, 1960 20 ? Algeria CM Belcourt 3 0 40 0 3 0
15 FW M'hamed Bouhalla Sep 29, 1954 25 ? Algeria ASO Chlef 0 0 0 0 0 0
16 DF Abderrahmane Derouaz Dec 12, 1955 24 ? Algeria USK Alger 3 0 108 0 2 0
17 MD Hocine Yahi Apr 25, 1960 20 ? Algeria CM Belcourt 0 0 0 0 0 0
15 MD Mohamed Ouamar Ghrib Jan 24, 1960 20 0 Algeria DNC Alger 1 0 90 0 0 0

Group results

Algeria 3 – 0 Syria
Belloumi 36'
Madjer 48'
Merzekane 73' (p.k.)
Report
East Germany 1 – 0 Algeria
Terletzki 61' Report
Republican Stadium, Kiev
Attendance: 70.000
Referee: Romualdo Arppi Filho Brazil
Spain 1 – 1 Algeria
Rincón 38' Report Belloumi 63'

Group standings

Group C

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 East Germany 3 2 1 0 7 1 +6 5
 Algeria 3 1 1 1 4 2 +2 3
 Spain 3 0 3 0 2 2 0 3
 Syria 3 0 1 2 0 8 −8 1

Quarter-final

Yugoslavia 3 – 0 Algeria
Miročević 5'
Šestić 19'
Zoran Vujović 70'
Report
Dinamo Stadium, Minsk
Referee: Klaus Scheurell East Germany

Handball

Main article: Handball at the 1980 Summer Olympics

Men's Team Competition

Team Roster

Judo

Main article: Judo at the 1980 Summer Olympics

Men
Athlete Event Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Repechage Repechage semifinal Final / BM
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
Ahmed Moussa −60 kg Bye  Sissoko (MLI)
W 1:08
 Emizh (URS)
L 5:00
Did not advance 11

Swimming

Main article: Swimming at the 1980 Summer Olympics

Men
Athlete Event Heat Semifinal Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Mohamed Halimi 100 m freestyle 55:16 31 Did not advance
Reda Yadi 200 m freestyle 2:06.26 37 Did not advance
Mohamed Bendahmane 400 m freestyle DNS Did not advance
Abdelhakim Bitat
Reda Yadi
Mohamed Bendahmane
Mohamed Halimi
4 × 200 m freestyle relay 8:23.22 12 Did not advance

Weightlifting

Main article: Weightlifting at the 1980 Summer Olympics

Bantamweight (56 kg)

Featherweight (60 kg)

Heavyweight I (100 kg)

Wrestling

Main article: Wrestling at the 1980 Summer Olympics

Men's freestyle
Athlete Event Elimination Pool Final round
Round 1
Result
Round 2
Result
Round 3
Result
Round 4
Result
Round 5
Result
Round 6
Result
Final round
Result
Rank
Mohamed Hachaichi −52 kg  Thieng (VIE)
W 15-8
 Efremov (YUG)
L T 4:30
 Beloglazov (URS)
L T 1:22
Did not advance 10
Men's Greco-Roman
Athlete Event Elimination Pool Final round
Round 1
Result
Round 2
Result
Round 3
Result
Round 4
Result
Round 5
Result
Round 6
Result
Final round
Result
Rank
Mohamed Moualek −68 kg  Gaál (HUN)
L T 0:58
 Nalbandyan (URS)
L DQ 4:56
Did not advance 13

References

  1. ^ "Algeria at the 1980 Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Archived from the original on 2020-04-17. Retrieved 2011-04-17.