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Italy at the
1980 Summer Olympics
Olympic flag.svg
Flag of the Olympic Movement
IOC codeITA
NOCItalian National Olympic Committee
Websitewww.coni.it (in Italian)
in Moscow
Competitors159 (121 men and 38 women) in 19 sports
Medals
Ranked 5th
Gold
8
Silver
3
Bronze
4
Total
15
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)
Other related appearances
1906 Intercalated Games

Italy competed at the 1980 Summer Olympics in Moscow, USSR. In partial support of the American-led boycott of the 1980 Summer Olympics, Italy competed under the Olympic Flag instead of its national flag. 159 competitors, 121 men and 38 women, took part in 88 events in 19 sports.[1]

Medalists

Gold

Silver

Bronze

Archery

Main article: Archery at the 1980 Summer Olympics

For the first time, Italy entered a woman in the Olympic archery competition. She placed a respectable tenth place. Giancarlo Ferrari repeated his bronze medal-winning performance of four years earlier.

Women's Individual Competition:

Men's Individual Competition:

Athletics

Main article: Athletics at the 1980 Summer Olympics

Men's 100 metres

  • Heat — 10.56
  • Quarterfinals — 10.27
  • Semifinals — 10.58 (→ did not advance)

Men's 800 metres

  • Heat — 1:48.9
  • Semifinals — 1:48.7 (→ did not advance)

Men's 1,500 metres

  • Heat — 3:40.1
  • Semifinals — 3:40.1
  • Final — 3:40.4 (→ 5th place)

Men's Marathon

  • Final — 2:13:12 (→ 8th place)
  • Final — 2:23:21 (→ 35th place)

Men's 4x400 metres Relay

  • Heat — 3:03.5
  • Final — 3:04.3 (→
    Bronze medal.svg
    Bronze Medal)

Men's 3,000 m Steeplechase

  • Heat — 8:37.1
  • Semifinals — 8:27.2
  • Final — 8:18.5 (→ 6th place)
  • Heat — 8:35.6
  • Semifinals — 8:29.7 (→ did not advance)

Men's High Jump

  • Qualification — 2.21 m
  • Final — 2.15 m (→ 15th place)
  • Qualification — 2.18 m (→ did not advance)
  • Qualification — 2.18 m (→ did not advance)

Men's Hammer Throw

  • Qualification — 72.20 m
  • Final Round — 73.90 m (→ 7th place)

Men's Decathlon

  • Final — did not finish (→ no ranking)

Men's 20 km Walk

  • Final — 1:23:35.5 (→
    Gold medal.svg
    Gold Medal)
  • Final — 1:33:26.2 (→ 11th place)

Women's 100 metres

  • Heat — 11.77
  • Quarterfinals — 11.57 (→ did not advance)

Women's 800 metres

  • Heat — 2:01.4
  • Semifinals — 1:59.0
  • Final — 1:59.2 (→ 8th place)
  • Heat — 2:04.1 (→ did not advance)
  • Heat — 2:10.7 (→ did not advance)

Women's 1,500 metres

  • Heat — 4:05.0
  • Final — 4:00.3 (→ 4th place)
  • Heat — 4:14.7 (→ did not advance)

Women's High Jump

  • Qualification — 1.88 m
  • Final — 1.97 m (→
    Gold medal.svg
    Gold Medal)

Women's Javelin Throw

  • Qualification — 58.76 m
  • Final — 57.52 m (→ 12th place)

Women's Shot Put

  • Final — 17.27 m (→ 14th place)

Basketball

Main article: Basketball at the 1980 Summer Olympics

Men's Team Competition
  • Defeated Sweden (92-77)
  • Lost to Australia (77-84)
  • Defeated Cuba (79-72)
  • Lost to Yugoslavia (81-102)
  • Defeated Soviet Union (87-85)
  • Lost to Brazil (77-90)
  • Defeated Spain (95-89)
  • Lost to Yugoslavia (77-86) →
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    Silver Medal

Boxing

Main article: Boxing at the 1980 Summer Olympics

Men's Lightweight (– 60 kg)


Men's Light-Welterweight (– 63,5 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 Italy in 1980.

Individual road race
Team time trial
Sprint
1000m time trial
Individual pursuit
Team pursuit

Diving

Main article: Diving at the 1980 Summer Olympics

Men's Springboard

  • Preliminary Round — 556.32 points (→ 6th place)
  • Final — 871.500 points (→
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    Bronze Medal)

Equestrianism

Main article: Equestrian at the 1980 Summer Olympics

Fencing

Main article: Fencing at the 1980 Summer Olympics

13 fencers, 8 men and 5 women, represented Italy in 1980.

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

Judo

Main article: Judo at the 1980 Summer Olympics

Modern pentathlon

Main article: Modern pentathlon at the 1980 Summer Olympics

One male pentathlete represented Italy in 1980.

Individual

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 Freestyle

  • Heats — 52.74 (→ did not advance)
  • Heats — 52.71 (→ did not advance)
  • Heats — 52.26
  • Semi-Finals — 51,87
  • Final — 51.69 (→ 5th place)

Men's 200m Freestyle

  • Heats — 1:52.56
  • Final — 1:52.76 (→ 6th place)
  • Heats — 1:52.62
  • Final — 1:53.25 (→ 8th place)

Men's 4 × 200 m Freestyle Relay

  • Final — 7:30.37 (→ 5th place)


Women's 100m Backstroke

  • Final — 1.05.10 (→ 8th place)

Women's 100m Breaststroke

  • Heats — 1:12.36
  • Final — 1:12.51 (→ 8th place)
  • Heats — 1:13.76 (→ did not advance)

Women's 4 × 100 m Medley Relay

  • Final — 4:19.06 (→ 5th place)

Volleyball

Main article: Volleyball at the 1980 Summer Olympics

Men's Team Competition
  • Lost to Cuba (0-3)
  • Defeated Czechoslovakia (3-2)
  • Lost to Soviet Union (0-3)
  • Lost to Bulgaria (1-3)
  • 9th/10th place: Defeated Libya (3-0) → 9th place

Water polo

Main article: Water polo at the 1980 Summer Olympics

Men's Team Competition

Weightlifting

Main article: Weightlifting at the 1980 Summer Olympics

Wrestling

Main article: Wrestling at the 1980 Summer Olympics

References

  1. ^ "Italy at the 1980 Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Archived from the original on 2011-04-06. Retrieved 2011-04-24.