Sweden at the
1980 Summer Olympics
IOC codeSWE
NOCSwedish Olympic Committee
Websitewww.sok.se (in Swedish and English)
in Moscow
Competitors145 (122 men and 23 women) in 18 sports
Flag bearer Stig Pettersson
Medals
Ranked 11th
Gold
3
Silver
3
Bronze
6
Total
12
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)
Other related appearances
1906 Intercalated Games

Sweden competed at the 1980 Summer Olympics in Moscow, Soviet Union. 145 competitors, 122 men and 23 women, took part in 102 events in 18 sports.[1]

Medalists

Gold

Silver

Bronze

Archery

Main article: Archery at the 1980 Summer Olympics

Two of the three Swedish archers in 1980 had competed at both the 1972 and 1976 Olympics. Anna-Lisa Berglund and Rolf Svensson were both less successful than they had been in Montreal four years before.
Women's Individual Competition:


Men's Individual Competition:

Athletics

Main article: Athletics at the 1980 Summer Olympics

Men's Marathon

  • Final — 2:17:44 (→ 19th place)
  • Final — 2:21:11 (→ 30th place)
  • Final — did not finish (→ no ranking)

Men's 400 m Hurdles

  • Heat — 50.95
  • Semifinals — did not start (→ did not advance)

Men's 3,000 m Steeplechase

  • Heat — 9:01.8 (→ did not advance)

Men's Pole Vault

  • Qualification — 5.40 m
  • Final — 5.35 m (→ 10th place)

Men's Discus Throw

  • Qualification — 62.58 m
  • Final — 60.24 m (→ 12th place)

Men's 20 km Walk

  • Final — 1:34:44.0 (→ 13th place)
  • Final — DSQ (→ no ranking)

Men's 50 km Walk

  • Final — 3:57:08 (→ 4th place)
  • Final — did not finish (→ no ranking)

Women's 100 metres

  • Heat — 11.37
  • Quarterfinals — 11.31
  • Semifinals — 11.36
  • Final — 11.16 (→ 4th place)

Women's 100 m Hurdles

  • Heat — 13.46
  • Semifinal — 13.68 (→ did not advance)

Women's High Jump

  • Qualification — 1.85 m (→ did not advance)
  • Qualification — 1.80 m (→ did not advance)

Basketball

Main article: Basketball at the 1980 Summer Olympics

Men's Team Competition
  • Lost to Italy (77-92)
  • Lost to Cuba (59-71)
  • Lost to Australia (55-64)
  • Defeated Senegal (70-64)
  • Lost to Czechoslovakia (61-83)
  • Defeated India (119-63)
  • Defeated Poland (70-67) → 10th place

Boxing

Main article: Boxing at the 1980 Summer Olympics

Men's Featherweight (57 kg)


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

Six cyclists represented Sweden in 1980.

Individual road race
Team time trial

Diving

Main article: Diving at the 1980 Summer Olympics

Fencing

Main article: Fencing at the 1980 Summer Olympics

Six fencers, five men and one woman, represented Sweden in 1980.

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

Gymnastics

Main article: Gymnastics at the 1980 Summer Olympics

Judo

Main article: Judo at the 1980 Summer Olympics

Wolfgang Biedron

Modern pentathlon

Main article: Modern pentathlon at the 1980 Summer Olympics

Three male pentathletes represented Sweden in 1980. They won the bronze in the team event.

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 100 m Freestyle

  • Heats — 52.01
  • Semi-Finals — 51.19
  • Final — 50.91 (→
    Silver Medal)
  • Heats — 52.11
  • Semi-Finals — 51.42
  • Final — 51.29 (→
    Bronze Medal)
  • Heats — 52.29
  • Semi-Finals — 52.15 (→ did not advance)

Men's 200 m Freestyle

  • Heats — 1:53.04
  • Final — 1:52.94 (→ 7th place)
  • Heats — 1:55.38 (→ did not advance)
  • Heats — 1:53.59 (→ did not advance)

Men's 100 m Butterfly

  • Final — 54.92 (→
    Gold Medal)

Men's 200 m Butterfly

  • Final — 2:02.61 (→ 7th place)

Men's 100 m Backstroke

  • Final — 56.53 (→
    Gold Medal)

Men's 200 m Backstroke

  • Final — 2:04.10 (→ 6th place)

Men's 200 m Breaststroke

  • Final — 2:21.65 (→ 7th place)

Men's 4 × 200 m Freestyle Relay

  • Final — 7:30.10 (→ 4th place)


Women's 100 m Freestyle

  • Final — 57.90 (→ 8th place)

Women's 100 m Butterfly

  • Final — 1:02.61 (→ 6th place)

Women's 200 m Butterfly

  • Final — 2:15.22 (→ 7th place)

Women's 100 m Breaststroke

  • Heats — 1:12.26
  • Final — 1:11.72 (→ 5th place)

Women's 400 m Individual Medley

  • Heats — 4:57.13 (→ did not advance)

Women's 4 × 100 m Freestyle Relay

  • Final — 7:30.10 (→
    Silver Medal)

Women's 4 × 100 m Medley Relay

  • Final — 4:16.91 (→ 4th place)

Water polo

Main article: Water polo at the 1980 Summer Olympics

Men's Team Competition
  • Lost to Spain (3-7)
  • Drew with Italy (4-4)
  • Lost to Soviet Union (1-12)
  • Lost to Greece (5-9)
  • Lost to Italy (3-8)
  • Lost to Romania (3-8)
  • Lost to Australia (4-9)
  • Defeated Bulgaria (8-6) → 11th place

Weightlifting

Main article: Weightlifting at the 1980 Summer Olympics

Wrestling

Main article: Wrestling at the 1980 Summer Olympics

References

  1. ^ "Sweden at the 1980 Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Archived from the original on 2020-04-17. Retrieved 2011-04-26.