India at the
1980 Summer Olympics
Flag of India.svg
IOC codeIND
NOCIndian Olympic Association
Websiteolympic.ind.in
in Moscow
Competitors76 (58 men, 18 women) in 8 sports
Medals
Ranked 23rd
Gold
1
Silver
0
Bronze
0
Total
1
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)

India competed at the 1980 Summer Olympics in Moscow, USSR.[1][2][3]

Medalists

Gold Vasudevan Baskaran (captain) Hockey Men's team July 20 – 31, 1980

Field Hockey

Results by event

Athletics

Men's 200 metres

  • Heat — 22.39 (→ did not advance)

Men's 800 metres

  • Heat — 1:49.8
  • Semifinals — 1:49.0 (→ did not advance)

Men's 1,500 metres

  • Heat — 3:55.6 (→ did not advance)

Men's 10,000 metres

  • Heat — 29:45.8 (→ did not advance)

Men's Marathon

  • Final — 2:22:08 (→ 31st place)
  • Final — did not finish (→ no ranking)

Men's Shot Put

  • Qualification — 17.05 m (→ did not advance, 15th place)

Men's 20 km Walk

  • Final — 1:38:27.2 (→ 18th place)

Women's 100 metres

  • Heat — 12.27 (→ did not advance)

Women's 800 metres

  • Heat — 2:06.6 (→ did not advance)

Women's 1,500 metres

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

Basketball

Men's Team Competition

  • Lost to Soviet Union (65-121)
  • Lost to Czechoslovakia (65-133)
  • Lost to Brazil (64-137)
  • Lost to Poland (67-113)
  • Lost to Senegal (59-81)
  • Lost to Sweden (63-119)
  • Lost to Australia (75-93) → 12th place

Boxing

Men's Light Flyweight (48 kg)

Men's Flyweight (51 kg)

Men's Bantamweight (54 kg)

Hockey

Men's Team Competition

  • India defeated Tanzania 18-0
  • India drew Poland 2-2
  • India drew Spain 2-2
  • India defeated Cuba 13-0
  • India defeated Soviet Union 4-2
  • India defeated Spain 4-3 →
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    Gold Medal

Women's Team Competition

  • Defeated Austria (2-0)
  • Defeated Poland (4-0)
  • Lost to Czechoslovakia (1-2)
  • Drew with Zimbabwe (1-1)
  • Lost to Soviet Union (1-3) → 4th place

References

  1. ^ "Mohammed Shahid Was The Reason India Won 1980 Olympics Gold: Zafar Iqbal". Retrieved 1 May 2022.
  2. ^ "India regains lost glory". Retrieved 1 May 2022.
  3. ^ "India sinks spain for gold". Retrieved 1 May 2022.