Italy at the 1980 Summer Olympics

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Italy at the Olympic Games

Flag of the Olympic Movement
IOC code  ITA
NOC Italian National Olympic Committee
Website www.coni.it (Italian)
At the 1980 Summer Olympics in Moscow
Competitors 159 (121 men and 38 women) in 19 sports
Medals
Rank: 5
Gold
8
Silver
3
Bronze
4
Total
15
Olympic history (summary)
Summer Games
Winter Games
Intercalated Games
1906

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[edit]

Med 1.png Gold[edit]

Med 2.png Silver[edit]

Med 3.png Bronze[edit]

Archery[edit]

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[edit]

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)
  • Heat — 4:26.8 (→ 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[edit]

Men's Team Competition
  • Preliminary Round (Group C)
  • Defeated Sweden (92-77)
  • Lost to Australia (77-84)
  • Defeated Cuba (79-72)
  • Semi Final Round (Group A)
  • Lost to Yugoslavia (81-102)
  • Defeated Soviet Union (87-85)
  • Lost to Brazil (77-90)
  • Defeated Spain (95-89)
  • Final
  • Lost to Yugoslavia (77-86) → Med 2.png Silver Medal
  • Team Roster:

Boxing[edit]

Men's Lightweight (– 60 kg)


Men's Light-Welterweight (– 63,5 kg)

  • Patrizio OlivaMed 1.png Gold Medal
    1. First Round — Defeated Aurelien Agnan (Benin) after referee stopped contest in first round
    2. Second Round — Defeated Farez Halabi (Syria) after referee stopped contest in first round
    3. Quarter Finals — Defeated Ace Rusevski (Yugoslavia) on points (3-2)
    4. Semi Finals — Defeated Anthony Willis (Great Britain) on points (5-0)
    5. Final — Defeated Serik Konakbaev (Soviet Union) on points (4-1)


Men's Heavyweight (+ 81 kg)

Canoeing[edit]

Cycling[edit]

Diving[edit]

Men's Springboard

  • Preliminary Round — 556.32 points (→ 6th place)
  • Final — 871.500 points (→ Med 3.png Bronze Medal)

Equestrianism[edit]

Fencing[edit]

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[edit]

Modern pentathlon[edit]

One male pentathlete represented Italy in 1980.

Individual

Rowing[edit]

Sailing[edit]

Shooting[edit]

Swimming[edit]

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 4x200m 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 4x100m Medley Relay

  • Final — 4:19.06 (→ 5th place)

Volleyball[edit]

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

Water polo[edit]

Men's Team Competition
  • Team Roster

Weightlifting[edit]

Wrestling[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Italy at the 1980 Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 2011-04-24. 

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