Sweden at the 1980 Summer Olympics

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Sweden at the Olympic Games

Flag of Sweden
IOC code  SWE
NOC Swedish Olympic Committee
Website www.sok.se (Swedish) (English)
At the 1980 Summer Olympics in Moscow
Competitors 145 (122 men and 23 women) in 18 sports
Flag bearer Stig Pettersson
Medals
Rank: 11
Gold
3
Silver
3
Bronze
6
Total
12
Olympic history (summary)
Summer Games
Winter Games
Intercalated Games
1906
Other related appearances
Youth Olympics Paralympics

Sweden competed at the 1980 Summer Olympics in Moscow, Soviet Union. 145 competitors, 122 men and 23 women, took part in 102 events in 18 sports.[1]

Medalists[edit]

Gold medal.svg Gold[edit]

Silver medal.svg Silver[edit]

Bronze medal.svg Bronze[edit]

Archery[edit]

Two of the three Swedish archers in 1980 had competed at both the 1972 and 1976 Olympics. Anna-Lisa Berglund and Rolf Svensson were both less successful than they had been in Montreal four years before.
Women's Individual Competition:


Men's Individual Competition:

Athletics[edit]

Men's Marathon

  • Final — 2:17:44 (→ 19th place)
  • Final — 2:21:11 (→ 30th place)
  • Final — did not finish (→ no ranking)

Men's 400 m Hurdles

  • Heat — 50.95
  • Semifinals — did not start (→ did not advance)

Men's 3,000 m Steeplechase

  • Heat — 9:01.8 (→ did not advance)

Men's Pole Vault

  • Qualification — 5.40 m
  • Final — 5.35 m (→ 10th place)

Men's Discus Throw

  • Qualification — 62.58 m
  • Final — 60.24 m (→ 12th place)

Men's 20 km Walk

  • Final — 1:34:44.0 (→ 13th place)
  • Final — DSQ (→ no ranking)

Men's 50 km Walk

  • Final — 3:57:08 (→ 4th place)
  • Final — did not finish (→ no ranking)

Women's 100 metres

  • Heat — 11.37
  • Quarterfinals — 11.31
  • Semifinals — 11.36
  • Final — 11.16 (→ 4th place)

Women's 100 m Hurdles

  • Heat — 13.46
  • Semifinal — 13.68 (→ did not advance)

Women's High Jump

  • Qualification — 1.85 m (→ did not advance)
  • Qualification — 1.80 m (→ did not advance)

Basketball[edit]

Men's Team Competition
  • Preliminary Round (Group C)
  • Lost to Italy (77-92)
  • Lost to Cuba (59-71)
  • Lost to Australia (55-64)
  • Semi Final Round (Group B)
  • Defeated Senegal (70-64)
  • Lost to Czechoslovakia (61-83)
  • Defeated India (119-63)
  • Defeated Poland (70-67) → 10th place
  • Team Roster:

Boxing[edit]

Men's Featherweight (57 kg)


Men's Lightweight (60 kg)


Men's Light-Welterweight (63,5 kg)


Men's Heavyweight (+ 81 kg)

Canoeing[edit]

Cycling[edit]

Diving[edit]

Fencing[edit]

Six fencers, five men and one woman, represented Sweden in 1980.

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

Gymnastics[edit]

Judo[edit]

Modern pentathlon[edit]

Three male pentathletes represented Sweden in 1980. They won the bronze in the team event.

Men's Individual Competition:

Men's Team Competition:

  • Rasmuson, Pettersson, and Horvath — 15,845 pts → (Med 3.png Bronze Medal)

Rowing[edit]

Sailing[edit]

Shooting[edit]

Swimming[edit]

Men's 100 m Freestyle

  • Heats — 52.01
  • Semi-Finals — 51.19
  • Final — 50.91 (→ Silver medal.svg Silver Medal)
  • Heats — 52.11
  • Semi-Finals — 51.42
  • Final — 51.29 (→ Bronze medal.svg Bronze Medal)
  • Heats — 52.29
  • Semi-Finals — 52.15 (→ did not advance)

Men's 200 m Freestyle

  • Heats — 1:53.04
  • Final — 1:52.94 (→ 7th place)
  • Heats — 1:55.38 (→ did not advance)
  • Heats — 1:53.59 (→ did not advance)

Men's 100 m Butterfly

  • Final — 54.92 (→ Gold medal.svg Gold Medal)

Men's 200 m Butterfly

  • Final — 2:02.61 (→ 7th place)

Men's 100 m Backstroke

  • Final — 56.53 (→ Gold medal.svg Gold Medal)

Men's 200 m Backstroke

  • Final — 2:04.10 (→ 6th place)

Men's 200 m Breaststroke

  • Final — 2:21.65 (→ 7th place)

Men's 4x200 m Freestyle Relay

  • Final — 7:30.10 (→ 4th place)


Women's 100 m Freestyle

  • Final — 57.90 (→ 8th place)

Women's 100 m Butterfly

  • Final — 1:02.61 (→ 6th place)

Women's 200 m Butterfly

  • Final — 2:15.22 (→ 7th place)

Women's 100 m Breaststroke

  • Heats — 1:12.26
  • Final — 1:11.72 (→ 5th place)

Women's 400 m Individual Medley

  • Heats — 4:57.13 (→ did not advance)

Women's 4x100 m Freestyle Relay

  • Final — 7:30.10 (→ Silver medal.svg Silver Medal)

Women's 4x100 m Medley Relay

  • Final — 4:16.91 (→ 4th place)

Water polo[edit]

Men's Team Competition
  • Preliminary Round (Group B)
  • Lost to Spain (3-7)
  • Drew with Italy (4-4)
  • Lost to Soviet Union (1-12)
  • Final Round (Group B)
  • Lost to Greece (5-9)
  • Lost to Italy (3-8)
  • Lost to Romania (3-8)
  • Lost to Australia (4-9)
  • Defeated Bulgaria (8-6) → 11th place
  • Team Roster

Weightlifting[edit]

Wrestling[edit]

References[edit]

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