Cuba at the 1980 Summer Olympics

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Cuba at the Olympic Games

Flag of Cuba
IOC code  CUB
NOC Cuban Olympic Committee
At the 1980 Summer Olympics in Moscow
Competitors 207 (175 men and 32 women) in 19 sports
Flag bearer Teófilo Stevenson
Medals
Rank: 4
Gold
8
Silver
7
Bronze
5
Total
20
Olympic history (summary)
Summer Games

Cuba competed at the 1980 Summer Olympics in Moscow, USSR. 207 competitors, 175 men and 32 women, took part in 92 events in 19 sports.[1]

Medalists[edit]

Gold medal.svg Gold[edit]

Silver medal.svg Silver[edit]

Bronze medal.svg Bronze[edit]

Athletics[edit]

Men's 100 metres

  • Silvio Leonard
    • Heat — 10.33
    • Quarterfinals — 10.16
    • Semifinals — 10.40
    • Final — 10.25 (→ Silver medal.svg Silver Medal)
  • Osvaldo Lara
    • Heat — 10.39
    • Quarterfinals — 10.21
    • Semifinals — 10.34
    • Final — 10.43 (→ 5th place)

Men's 200 metres

Men's 400 metres

Men's Marathon

Men's 110 m Hurdles

  • Alejandro Casañas
    • Heat — 13.46
    • Semifinals — 13.44
    • Final — 13.40 (→ Silver medal.svg Silver Medal)

Men's 4×100 metres Relay

Men's High Jump

Men's Long Jump

  • David Girat
    • Qualification — 7.57 m (→ did not advance)

Men's Triple Jump

  • Armando Herrera
    • Qualification — 16.49 m
    • Final — 15.90 m (→ 11th place)

Men's Discus Throw

  • Luis Delís
    • Qualification — 62.20 m
    • Final — 66.32 m (→ Bronze medal.svg Bronze Medal)

Men's Hammer Throw

  • Armando Orozco
    • Qualification — 72.28 m
    • Final Round — 68.68 m (→ 11th place)


Women's Shot Put

Women's Discus Throw

  • Carmen Romero
    • Qualification — 58.60 m
    • Final — 60.86 m (→ 10th place)

Women's Javelin Throw

Basketball[edit]

Men's Team Competition
  • Preliminary Round (Group C)
    • Defeated Australia (83-76)
    • Defeated Sweden (71-59)
    • Lost to Italy (72-79)
  • Semi Final Round (Group A)
    • Lost to Brazil (93-94)
    • Lost to Yugoslavia (84-112)
    • Lost to Spain (95-96)
    • Lost to Soviet Union (90-109) → 6th place
Women's Team Competition

Boxing[edit]

Men's Light Flyweight (48 kg)


Men's Flyweight (51 kg)


Men's Bantamweight (54 kg)


Men's Featherweight (57 kg)


Men's Lightweight (60 kg)


Men's Light-Welterweight (63,5 kg)

  • José AguilarMed 3.png Bronze Medal
    1. First Round — Defeated Martin Brerton (Ireland) after referee stopped contest in first round
    2. Second Round — Defeated Ryu Bun-Hwa (North Korea) on points (4-1)
    3. Quarter Finals — Defeated Farouk Jawad (Iraq) after referee stopped contest in third round
    4. Semi Finals — Lost to Serik Konakbaev (Soviet Union) on points (1-4)


Men's Heavyweight (+ 81 kg)

Canoeing[edit]

Cycling[edit]

Diving[edit]

Men's Springboard

  • Rolando Ruiz
    • Preliminary Round — 489.24 points (→ did not advance)

Fencing[edit]

12 fencers, 8 men and 4 women, represented Cuba in 1980.

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

Football[edit]

Men's Team Competition
  • Preliminary Round (Group A)
    • Defeated Zambia (1-0)
    • Defeated Venezuela (2-1)
    • Lost to Soviet Union (0-8)
  • Quarter Finals
    • Lost to Czechoslovakia (0-3)

Gymnastics[edit]

Handball[edit]

Men's Team Competition
  • Preliminary Round (Group A)
    • Lost to Denmark (18-30)
    • Lost to Poland (19-34)
    • Lost to East Germany (20-27)
    • Drew with Spain (24-24)
    • Lost to Hungary (22-26)
  • Classification Match
    • 11th/12th place: Defeated Kuwait (32-24) → 11th place

Hockey[edit]

Men's Team Competition
  • Preliminary Round
    • Cuba — Poland 1-7
    • Cuba — Soviet Union 2-11
    • Cuba — Tanzania 4-0
    • Cuba — India 0-13
    • Cuba — Spain 0-11
  • Classification Match
    • 5th-6th place: Cuba — Tanzania 4-1 → 5th place

Judo[edit]

Men's Extra-Lightweight

Men's Half-Lightweight

Men's Lightweight

Men's Half-Middleweight

Men's Middleweight

Men's Half-Heavyweight

Rowing[edit]

Sailing[edit]

Shooting[edit]

Volleyball[edit]

Men's Team Competition
  • Preliminary Round (Group A)
    • Defeated Italy (3-0)
    • Lost to Bulgaria (1-3)
    • Lost to Czechoslovakia (2-3)
    • Lost to Soviet Union (0-3)
  • Classification Matches
    • 5th/8th place: Lost to Yugoslavia (2-3)
    • 7th/8th place: Defeated Czechoslovakia (3-1) → 7th place
Women's Team Competition
  • Preliminary Round (Group A)
    • Lost to East Germany (1-3)
    • Defeated Peru (3-0)
    • Lost to Soviet Union (0-3)
  • Classification Match
    • 5th/6th place: Defeated Peru (3-1) → 5th place

Water polo[edit]

Men's Team Competition
  • Preliminary Round (Group C)
    • Drew with Yugoslavia (6-6)
    • Defeated Australia (6-4)
    • Defeated Bulgaria (7-1)
  • Final Round (Group A)
    • Drew with Yugoslavia (7-7)
    • Drew with Netherlands (7-7)
    • Lost to Soviet Union (5-8)
    • Lost to Hungary (5-7)
    • Lost to Spain (7-9) → 5th place

Weightlifting[edit]

Wrestling[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Cuba at the 1980 Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 2011-04-18.