Spain at the 1980 Summer Olympics

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Spain at the Olympic Games

Flag of the Spanish Olympic Committee
IOC code  ESP
NOC Spanish Olympic Committee
Website www.coe.es (Spanish)
At the 1980 Summer Olympics in Moscow
Competitors 155 (146 men and 9 women) in 18 sports
Flag bearer Herminio Menéndez
Medals
Rank: 20
Gold
1
Silver
3
Bronze
2
Total
6
Olympic history (summary)
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Spain competed at the 1980 Summer Olympics in Moscow, USSR. In partial support of the American-led boycott of the 1980 Summer Olympics, Spain competed under the Olympic Flag instead of its national flag. 155 competitors, 146 men and 9 women, took part in 75 events in 18 sports.[1]

Medalists[edit]

Gold medal.svg Gold[edit]

Silver medal.svg Silver[edit]

Bronze medal.svg Bronze[edit]

Archery[edit]

After not competing in archery in 1976, Spain returned to the sport in 1980. Two Spanish men competed.

Men's Individual Competition:

Athletics[edit]

Men's 800 metres

  • Heat — 1:47.9
  • Semifinals — 1:48.1 (→ did not advance)
  • Heat — 1:49.5
  • Semifinals — 1:47.8 (→ did not advance)

Men's 1,500 metres

  • Heat — 3:40.9
  • Semifinals — 3:42.6 (→ did not advance)
  • Heat — 3:44.7 (→ did not advance)

Men's 10,000 metres

  • Heat — 29:12.8 (→ did not advance)

Men's 4x400 metres Relay

  • Heat — 3:06.9 (→ did not advance)

Men's 110 m Hurdles

  • Heat — 13.72
  • Semifinals — 13.80
  • Final — 13.78 (→ 7th place)
  • Heat — 14.28
  • Semifinals — 14.00 (→ did not advance)

Men's 400 m Hurdles

  • Heat — 50.48
  • Semifinals — 51.86 (→ did not advance)
  • Heat — 51.26 (→ did not advance)

Men's 3,000 m Steeplechase

  • Heat — 8:31.9
  • Semifinals — 8:22.0
  • Final — 8:15.8 (→ 4th place)
  • Heat — 8:27.5
  • Semifinals — 8:19.0
  • Final — 8:18.0 (→ 5th place)

Men's High Jump

  • Qualification — 2.21 m
  • Final — 2.10 m (→ 16th place)
  • Qualification — 2.15 m (→ did not advance)

Men's Long Jump

  • Qualification — 7.96 m
  • Final — 8.09 m (→ 7th place)
  • Qualification — 7.73 m (→ did not advance)

Men's Triple Jump

  • Qualification — 16.20 m (→ did not advance)

Men's Marathon

  • Final — 2:18:16 (→ 22nd place)

Men's 20 km Walk

  • Final — 1:26:45.6 (→ 5th place)

Men's 50 km Walk

  • Final — 3:51:25 (→ Silver medal.svg Silver Medal)
  • Final — 4:03:08 (→ 6th place)

Basketball[edit]

Canoeing[edit]

Diving[edit]

Men's Springboard

  • Preliminary Round — 532.02 points (→ 8th place)
  • Final — 749.340 points (→ 8th place)

Fencing[edit]

Four fencers, all men, represented Spain in 1980.

Men's foil
Men's épée
Men's sabre

Football[edit]

Men's Team Competition
  • Preliminary Round (Group C)
  • Spain – East Germany 1-1 (0-0)
  • Spain – Syria 0-0 (0-0)
  • Spain – Algeria 1-1 (1-0) → did not advance
  • Team Roster

Gymnastics[edit]

Handball[edit]

Men's Team Competition
  • Preliminary Round (Group A)
  • Lost to East Germany (17-21)
  • Defeated Denmark (20-19)
  • Lost to Hungary (17-20)
  • Drew with Cuba (24-24)
  • Defeated Poland (24-22)
  • Classification Match
  • 5th/6th place: Defeated Yugoslavia (24-23) → 5th place
  • Team Roster

Hockey[edit]

Men's Team Competition
  • Preliminary Round
  • Final
  • Spain – India 3-4 → Silver medal.svg Silver Medal
  • Team Roster:

Judo[edit]

Modern pentathlon[edit]

Three male pentathletes represented Spain in 1980.

Men's Individual Competition:

Men's Team Competition:

  • Galera, Serrano, and Montesinos — 14.699pts, 9th place

Rowing[edit]

Sailing[edit]

Shooting[edit]

Swimming[edit]

Men's 100m Freestyle

  • Heats — 52,43
  • Semi-Finals — 52,81 (→ did not advance)

Men's 200m Freestyle

  • Heats — 1.56,99 (→ did not advance)
  • Heats — 1.53,22 (→ did not advance)

Men's 1.500m Freestyle

  • Final — 15.21,88 (→ 6th place)

Men's 100m Butterfly

  • Final — 55,16 (→ Bronze medal.svg Bronze Medal)


Women's 4x100m Freestyle

  • Final — 3.58,73 (→ 8th place)

Water polo[edit]

Wrestling[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Spain at the 1980 Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 2011-04-26. 

External links[edit]