at the Games of the XXII Olympiad
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VenueSwimming Pool at the Olimpiysky Sports Complex
Dates20 July 1980 (1980-07-20) through
28 July 1980 (1980-07-28)
No. of events4
Competitors67 from 21 nations
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At the 1980 Summer Olympics in Moscow, four diving events were contested during a competition that took place at the Olimpiysky Sports Complex Swimming Pool, from 20 to 28 July (24 July, rest day), comprising 67 divers from 21 nations.[1]

Medal summary

The events are named according to the International Olympic Committee labelling, but they appeared on the official report as "springboard diving" and "platform diving", respectively.[2]


Event Gold Silver Bronze
3 m springboard
Aleksandr Portnov
 Soviet Union
Carlos Girón
Giorgio Cagnotto
10 m platform
Falk Hoffmann
 East Germany
Vladimir Aleynik
 Soviet Union
David Ambartsumyan
 Soviet Union


Event width=225 Gold Silver Bronze
3 m springboard
Irina Kalinina
 Soviet Union
Martina Proeber
 East Germany
Karin Guthke
 East Germany
10 m platform
Martina Jäschke
 East Germany
Sirvard Emirzyan
 Soviet Union
Liana Tsotadze
 Soviet Union

Medal table

1 Soviet Union (URS)2226
2 East Germany (GDR)2114
3 Mexico (MEX)0101
4 Italy (ITA)0011
Totals (4 entries)44412

Participating nations

Here are listed the nations that were represented in the diving events and, in brackets, the number of national competitors.

See also


  1. ^ "Diving at the 1980 Summer Olympics". Olympedia. Retrieved 20 May 2020.
  2. ^ Organising Committee of the Games of the XXII Olympiad. p. 461.