Athletics at the 1980 Summer Olympics – Men's 5000 metres

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Athletics at the
1980 Summer Olympics
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steeplechase
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Decathlon men

These are the official results of the Men's 5000 metres event at the 1980 Summer Olympics in Moscow, Soviet Union. There were a total number of 34 participating athletes, with the final held on Thursday 31 July 1980.

Records[edit]

These were the standing world and Olympic records (in minutes) prior to the 1980 Summer Olympics.

World Record 13:08.4 Kenya Henry Rono Berkeley USA April 8, 1978
Olympic Record 13:20.34 United Kingdom Brendan Foster Montreal (Canada) July 28, 1976

Results[edit]

Final[edit]

RANK FINAL TIME
Med 1.png  Miruts Yifter (ETH) 13:21.0
Med 2.png  Suleiman Nyambui (TAN) 13:21.6
Med 3.png  Kaarlo Maaninka (FIN) 13:22.0
4.  Eamonn Coghlan (IRL) 13:22.8
5.  Markus Ryffel (SUI) 13:23.1
6.  Dietmar Millonig (AUT) 13:23.3
7.  John Treacy (IRL) 13:23.7
8.  Aleksandr Fyodotkin (URS) 13:24.1
9.  Jiří Sýkora (TCH) 13:25.0
10.  Yohannes Mohamed (ETH) 13:28.4
11.  Martti Vainio (FIN) 13:32.1
12.  Mohamed Kedir (ETH) 13:34.2


Semi Finals[edit]

  • Held on Wednesday 30 July 1980
RANK HEAT 1 TIME
1.  Yohannes Mohamed (ETH) 13:39.4
2.  Miruts Yifter (ETH) 13:40.0
3.  Kaarlo Maaninka (FIN) 13:40.2
4.  John Treacy (IRL) 13:40.3
5.  Nick Rose (GBR) 13:40.6
6.  Valery Abramov (URS) 13:40.7
7.  Zakariah Barie (TAN) 13:44.9
8.  Emiel Puttemans (BEL) 13:50.2
9.  David Moorcroft (GBR) 13:58.2
10.  Dave Fitzsimons (AUS) 13:58.3
11.  Hansjörg Kunze (GDR) 14:00.3
12.  Enrique Aquino (MEX) 14:01.4


RANK HEAT 2 TIME
1.  Mohamed Kedir (ETH) 13:28.6
2.  Eamonn Coghlan (IRL) 13:28.8
3.  Markus Ryffel (SUI) 13:29.3
4.  Dietmar Millonig (AUT) 13:29.4
5.  Suleiman Nyambui (TAN) 13:30.2
6.  Martti Vainio (FIN) 13:30.4
7.  Jiří Sýkora (TCH) 13:31.0
8.  Aleksandr Fyodotkin (URS) 13:31.9
9.  Barry Smith (GBR) 13:36.7
10.  Alex Hagelsteens (BEL) 13:46.7
11.  Steve Austin (AUS) 13:47.6
12.  El-Hachemi Abdenouz (ALG) 14:15.9


Heats[edit]

  • Held on Monday 28 July 1980
RANK HEAT 1 TIME
1.  Miruts Yifter (ETH) 13:44.4
2.  Hansjörg Kunze (GDR) 13:44.4
3.  Nick Rose (GBR) 13:44.7
4.  John Treacy (IRL) 13:44.8
5.  Alex Hagelsteens (BEL) 13:44.9
6.  Aleksandr Fyodotkin (URS) 13:45.6
7.  Dave Fitzsimons (AUS) 13:46.4
8.  Enrique Aquino (MEX) 13:48.9
9.  Gopal Singh Saini (IND) 14:06.6
10.  Robert Chideka (BOT) 14:47.2
11.  Laxaman Basnet (NEP) 16:11.7


RANK HEAT 2 TIME
1.  El-Hachemi Abdenouz (ALG) 13:42.1
2.  Mohamed Kedir (ETH) 13:42.7
3.  Valery Abramov (URS) 13:42.9
4.  Emiel Puttemans (BEL) 13:43.0
5.  David Moorcroft (GBR) 13:43.0
6.  Jiří Sýkora (TCH) 13:43.1
7.  Steve Austin (AUS) 13:43.2
8.  Martti Vainio (FIN) 13:45.2
9.  Zakariah Barie (TAN) 13:49.9
10.  Mick O'Shea (IRL) 14:03.0
11.  Bernardo Manuel (ANG) 14:51.4
12.  Saleh El-Ali (SYR) 15:08.2


RANK HEAT 3 TIME
1.  Markus Ryffel (SUI) 13:45.0
2.  Suleiman Nyambui (TAN) 13:45.4
3.  Eamonn Coghlan (IRL) 13:45.4
4.  Dietmar Millonig (AUT) 13:45.7
5.  Yohannes Mohamed (ETH) 13:45.8
6.  Kaarlo Maaninka (FIN) 13:45.8
7.  Barry Smith (GBR) 13:46.3
8.  Enn Sellik (URS) 13:52.4
9.  Rachid Habchaoui (ALG) 13:59.9
10.  Zephaniah Ncube (ZIM) 14:06.7
11.  Pedro Mulomo (MOZ) 15:11.9
12.  Amadou Alimi (BEN) 15:44.0


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