Athletics at the 1980 Summer Olympics – Men's hammer throw

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Athletics at the
1980 Summer Olympics
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The Men's Hammer Throw event at the 1980 Summer Olympics in Moscow, Soviet Union had an entrylist of 17 competitors, with one qualifying group before the final (12) took place on 31 July 1980. Top 12 and ties and all those reaching 72.00 metres advanced to the final.

Medalists[edit]

Gold  Yuriy Sedykh
Soviet Union (URS)
Silver  Sergey Litvinov
Soviet Union (URS)
Bronze  Jüri Tamm
Soviet Union (URS)

Abbreviations[edit]

Q automatic qualification
q qualification by rank
DNS did not start
NM no mark
OR olympic record
WR world record
AR area record
NR national record
PB personal best
SB season best

Records[edit]

Standing records prior to the 1980 Summer Olympics
World Record  Sergey Litvinov (URS) 81.66 m May 24, 1980 Soviet Union Sochi, Soviet Union
Olympic Record  Yuriy Sedykh (URS) 77.52 m July 28, 1976 Canada Montréal, Canada
Season Best  Sergey Litvinov (URS) 81.66 m May 24, 1980 Soviet Union Sochi, Soviet Union
Standing records after the 1980 Summer Olympics
World Record  Yuriy Sedykh (URS) 81.80 m July 31, 1980 Soviet Union Moscow, Soviet Union
Olympic Record  Yuriy Sedykh (URS) 81.80 m July 31, 1980 Soviet Union Moscow, Soviet Union
Season Best  Yuriy Sedykh (URS) 81.80 m July 31, 1980 Soviet Union Moscow, Soviet Union

Qualification[edit]

Rank Athlete Attempts Distance Note
1 2 3
1  Yury Sedykh (URS) 78.22 78.22 m OR
2  Jüri Tamm (URS) 76.24 76.24 m
3  Sergey Litvinov (URS) X 75.24 75.24 m
4  Detlef Gerstenberg (GDR) 75.04 75.04 m
5  Roland Steuk (GDR) X 73.52 73.52 m
6  Harri Huhtala (FIN) 71.42 72.46 72.46 m
7  Armando Orozco (CUB) X X 72.28 72.28 m
8  Giampaolo Urlando (ITA) 68.40 72.20 72.20 m
9  Ireneusz Golda (POL) X 69.98 70.88 70.88 m
10  Juha Tiainen (FIN) 70.64 70.46 70.82 70.82 m
11  Emanuil Dyulgerov (BUL) X 69.24 70.60 70.60 m
12  Jiří Chamrád (TCH) X 67.44 69.38 69.38 m
13  Peter Farmer (AUS) 68.52 69.16 X 69.16 m
14  Chris Black (GBR) 66.02 66.74 X 66.74 m
15  Paul Dickenson (GBR) X 64.22 63.90 64.22 m
16  Seán Egan (IRL) 63.34 63.94 X 63.94 m
17  Khaled Murad Ghaloum (KUW) X 47.40 47.00 47.40 m

Final[edit]

Rank Athlete Attempts Distance Note
1 2 3 4 5 6
1  Yuriy Sedykh (URS) 81.80 81.46 79.68 X 80.98 80.70 81.80 m WR
2  Sergey Litvinov (URS) 80.64 X X X X X 80.64 m
3  Jüri Tamm (URS) 77.84 78.96 77.92 77.26 X 76.86 78.96 m
4  Roland Steuk (GDR) 74.34 76.00 75.58 77.26 77.54 X 77.54 m
5  Detlef Gerstenberg (GDR) 73.64 74.60 73.98 X X 73.40 74.60 m
6  Emanuil Dyulgerov (BUL) 70.14 71.34 71.82 71.34 74.04 X 74.04 m
7  Giampaolo Urlando (ITA) 73.60 73.90 73.18 73.30 X X 73.90 m
8  Ireneusz Golda (POL) 72.38 73.74 X X X X 73.74 m
9  Harri Huhtala (FIN) 69.78 X 71.82 71.96 71.82 71.02 71.96 m
10  Juha Tiainen (FIN) X 71.38 71.08 71.38 m
11  Armando Orozco (CUB) X 67.76 68.68 68.68 m
12  Jiří Chamrád (TCH) 68.16 65.94 66.58 68.16 m

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