Hungary at the
1980 Summer Olympics
Flag of Hungary.svg
IOC codeHUN
NOCHungarian Olympic Committee
Websitewww.olimpia.hu (in Hungarian and English)
in Moscow
Competitors263 (182 men and 81 women) in 21 sports
Flag bearer István Szívós, Jr.
Medals
Ranked 6th
Gold
7
Silver
10
Bronze
15
Total
32
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)
Other related appearances
1906 Intercalated Games

Hungary competed at the 1980 Summer Olympics in Moscow, USSR. 263 competitors, 182 men and 81 women, took part in 151 events in 21 sports.[1]

Medalists

Gold

Silver

Bronze

Archery

Main article: Archery at the 1980 Summer Olympics

After missing the 1976 archery competition, Hungary returned in 1980. The nation was represented by two women and two men, including 1972 veteran Bela Nagy. Nagy placed 5th, only three points behind the bronze medallist.

Women's Individual Competition:

Men's Individual Competition:

Athletics

Main article: Athletics at the 1980 Summer Olympics

Men's 100 metres

  • Heat — 10.68 (→ did not advance)
  • Heat — 10.69 (→ did not advance)

Men's 200 metres

Men's 800 metres

  • Heat — 1:47.5
  • Semifinals — 1:48.8 (→ did not advance)

Men's Marathon

  • Final — 2:15:18 (→ 12th place)

Men's 400 m Hurdles

  • Heat — 50.23
  • Semifinals — 51.06 (→ did not advance)

Men's 4 × 100 m Relay

Men's 20 km Walk

  • Final — 1:34:10.5 (→ 12th place)

Men's 50 km Walk

  • Final — 4:10:53 (→ 9th place)

Men's High Jump

  • Qualification — 2.18 m (→ did not advance)
  • Qualification — 2.15 m (→ did not advance)

Men's Long Jump

  • Qualification — 7.91 m
  • Final — 8.13 m (→ 4th place)
  • Qualification — 7.29 m (→ did not advance)

Men's Triple Jump

  • Qualification — 16.45 m
  • Final — 16.47 m (→ 7th place)

Men's Javelin Throw

  • Qualification — 84.84 m
  • Final — 82.40 m (→ 8th place)
  • Qualification — 88.76 m
  • Final — 79.52 m (→ 10th place)


Women's 200 metres

Women's 400 metres

Women's 100 m Hurdles

  • Heat — 13.23
  • Semifinal — did not finish (→ did not advance)

Women's 4×400 metres Relay

Women's High Jump

  • Qualification — 1.88 m
  • Final — 1.85 m (→ 10th place)

Women's Long Jump

  • Qualifying Round — 6.41 m (→ did not advance, 14th place)
  • Qualifying Round — 6.32 m (→ did not advance, 16th place)

Women's Discus Throw

  • Qualification — 57.80 m
  • Final — 55.06 m (→ 12th place)
  • Qualification — 57.38 m (→ did not advance)

Women's Javelin Throw

  • Qualification — 57.80 m (→ did not advance)

Women's Pentathlon

  • 100 metres — 13.96s
  • Shot Put — 14.94m
  • High Jump — 1.74m
  • Long Jump — 6.35m
  • 800 metres — 2:15.80

Basketball

Main article: Basketball at the 1980 Summer Olympics

Boxing

Main article: Boxing at the 1980 Summer Olympics

Men's Light Flyweight (– 48 kg)


Men's Flyweight (– 51 kg)


Men's Bantamweight (– 54 kg)


Men's Featherweight (– 57 kg)


Men's Lightweight (– 60 kg)


Men's Light-Welterweight (– 63,5 kg)


Men's Welterweight (– 67 kg)


Men's Light Heavyweight (– 81 kg)


Men's Heavyweight (+ 81 kg)

Canoeing

Main article: Canoeing at the 1980 Summer Olympics

Cycling

Main article: Cycling at the 1980 Summer Olympics

Ten cyclists represented Hungary in 1980.

Individual road race
Team time trial
Sprint
Team pursuit

Diving

Main article: Diving at the 1980 Summer Olympics

Men's Springboard

  • Preliminary Round — 475.17 points (→ 17th place, did not advance)

Men's Platform

  • Preliminary Round — 429.75 points (→ 14th place, did not advance)

Equestrian

Main article: Equestrian at the 1980 Summer Olympics

Fencing

Main article: Fencing at the 1980 Summer Olympics

18 fencers, 13 men and 5 women, represented Hungary in 1980.

Men's foil
Men's team foil
Men's épée
Men's team épée
Men's sabre
Men's team sabre
Women's foil
Women's team foil

Gymnastics

Main article: Gymnastics at the 1980 Summer Olympics

Handball

Main article: Handball at the 1980 Summer Olympics

Men's Team Competition
  • Drew with Poland (20-20)
  • Drew with East Germany (14-14)
  • Defeated Spain (20-17)
  • Defeated Denmark (16-15)
  • Defeated Cuba (26-22)
  • Bronze Medal Match: Lost to Romania (18-20) → 4th place

Judo

Main article: Judo at the 1980 Summer Olympics

Modern pentathlon

Main article: Modern pentathlon at the 1980 Summer Olympics

Three male pentathletes represented Hungary in 1980. They won a team silver and Tamás Szombathelyi won an individual silver.

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 Competition

Women's Competition

Women's 100 m Breaststroke

  • Heats — 1:14.33 (→ did not advance)

Women's 400m Individual Medley

  • Heats — did not start (→ did not advance)

Volleyball

Main article: Volleyball at the 1980 Summer Olympics

Women's Team Competition
  • Defeated Brazil (3-2)
  • Lost to Romania (2-3)
  • Defeated Bulgaria (3-1)
  • Lost to Soviet Union (0-3)
  • Lost to Bulgaria (2-3) → 4th place

Water polo

Main article: Water polo at the 1980 Summer Olympics

Men's Team Competition
  • Drew with Romania (6-6)
  • Defeated Netherlands (5-3)
  • Defeated Greece (8-5)
  • Lost to Soviet Union (4-5)
  • Lost to Yugoslavia (7-8)
  • Defeated Spain (6-5)
  • Defeated Cuba (7-5)
  • Defeated Netherlands (8-7) →
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    Bronze Medal

Weightlifting

Main article: Weightlifting at the 1980 Summer Olympics

Wrestling

Main article: Wrestling at the 1980 Summer Olympics

References

  1. ^ "Hungary at the 1980 Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Archived from the original on 2010-03-05. Retrieved 2011-04-23.