Finland at the
1980 Summer Olympics
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IOC codeFIN
NOCFinnish Olympic Committee
Websitesport.fi/olympiakomitea (in Finnish and Swedish)
in Moscow
Competitors105 (99 men and 6 women) in 16 sports
Flag bearer Peter Tallberg
Medals
Ranked 12th
Gold
3
Silver
1
Bronze
4
Total
8
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)
Other related appearances
1906 Intercalated Games

Finland competed at the 1980 Summer Olympics in Moscow, USSR. 105 competitors, 99 men and 6 women, took part in 71 events in 16 sports.[1]

Medalists

Gold

Silver

Bronze

Archery

Main article: Archery at the 1980 Summer Olympics

For the first time, Finland entered women in the Olympic archery competition. They were quite successful, with Päivi Meriluoto winning a bronze medal. The Finnish men, competing for the third time, both placed in the top eight as Tomi Poikolainen won Finland's first gold medal in archery. Kyösti Laasonen, who had competed in every Olympics since the reinstatement of archery, took seventh.

Women's Individual Competition:

Men's Individual Competition:

Athletics

Main article: Athletics at the 1980 Summer Olympics

Men's 1,500 metres

Men's 5,000 metres

Men's 10,000 metres

Men's Marathon

Men's 110 m Hurdles

Men's 3,000 m Steeplechase

Men's 20 km Walk

Men's 50 km Walk

Men's Long Jump

Men's Triple Jump

Men's Shot Put

Men's Discus Throw

Men's Hammer Throw

Men's Javelin Throw

Men's Pole Vault

Men's Decathlon


Women's 100 metres

Women's Discus Throw

Women's Javelin Throw

Boxing

Main article: Boxing at the 1980 Summer Olympics

Men's Light Flyweight (– 48 kg)

Men's Bantamweight (– 54 kg)

Men's Featherweight (– 57 kg)

Men's Welterweight (– 67 kg)

Men's Middleweight (– 75 kg)

Canoeing

Main article: Canoeing at the 1980 Summer Olympics

Cycling

Main article: Cycling at the 1980 Summer Olympics

Five cyclists represented Finland in 1980.

Individual road race
Team time trial
Individual pursuit
Men's sprint

Equestrian

Main article: Equestrian at the 1980 Summer Olympics

Fencing

Main article: Fencing at the 1980 Summer Olympics

Five fencers, all men, represented Finland in 1980.

Men's épée
Men's team épée

Football

Main article: Football at the 1980 Summer Olympics

Men's Team Competition

Judo

Main article: Judo at the 1980 Summer Olympics

Modern pentathlon

Main article: Modern pentathlon at the 1980 Summer Olympics

Three male pentathletes represented Finland in 1980.

Men's Individual Competition:

Men's Team Competition:

Rowing

Main article: Rowing at the 1980 Summer Olympics

Sailing

Main article: Sailing at the 1980 Summer Olympics

Shooting

Main article: Shooting at the 1980 Summer Olympics

Swimming

Main article: Swimming at the 1980 Summer Olympics

Men's 100m Breaststroke

Men's 200m Breaststroke

Weightlifting

Main article: Weightlifting at the 1980 Summer Olympics

Wrestling

Main article: Wrestling at the 1980 Summer Olympics

References

  1. ^ "Finland at the 1980 Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Archived from the original on 2020-04-17. Retrieved 2011-04-20.