Sweden at the 1980 Winter 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 Winter Olympics in Lake Placid
Competitors 61 (49 men, 12 women) in 9 sports
Flag bearer Eva Olsson, Cross Country Skiing
Medals
Rank: 5
Gold
3
Silver
0
Bronze
1
Total
4
Olympic history (summary)
Summer Games
Winter Games
Intercalated Games
1906
Other related appearances
Youth Olympics Paralympics

Sweden competed at the 1980 Winter Olympics in Lake Placid, United States.

Medalists[edit]

Medal Name Sport Event
 Gold Stenmark, IngemarIngemar Stenmark Alpine skiing Men's giant slalom
 Gold Stenmark, IngemarIngemar Stenmark Alpine skiing Men's slalom
 Gold Wassberg, ThomasThomas Wassberg Cross-country skiing Men's 15 km
 Bronze Sweden men's national ice hockey team
Mats Waltin   Mats Näslund   Håkan Eriksson
Ulf Weinstock   William Löfquist   Jan Eriksson
Lennart Norberg   Harald Lückner   Thomas Eriksson
Tommy Samuelsson   Bengt Lundholm   Mats Åhlberg
Dan Söderström   Leif Holmgren   Sture Andersson
Per Lundqvist   Tomas Jonsson   Bo Berglund
Lars Molin   Pelle Lindbergh
Ice hockey Men's competition

Alpine skiing[edit]

Men
Athlete Event Race 1 Race 2 Total
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Stig Strand Giant Slalom 1:23.37 32 1:25.25 31 2:48.62 28
Torsten Jakobsson 1:23.24 31 1:23.18 17 2:46.42 21
Ingemar Stenmark 1:20.49 3 1:20.25 1 2:40.74 1
Torsten Jakobsson Slalom DSQ DSQ
Stig Strand 55.64 16 DNF DNF
Ingemar Stenmark 53.89 4 50.37 1 1:44.26 1
Women
Athlete Event Race 1 Race 2 Total
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Åsa Svedmark Giant Slalom 1:18.90 29 1:31.47 25 2:50.37 24
Anna-Karin Hesse 1:17.24 12 1:29.78 13 2:47.02 11
Ann Melander 1:16.84 10 1:30.79 19 2:47.63 15
Anna-Karin Hesse Slalom DNF DNF
Åsa Svedmark 46.06 18 45.45 9 1:31.51 12
Ann Melander 44.51 11 45.31 8 1:29.82 9

Biathlon[edit]

Men
Event Athlete Misses 1 Time Rank
10 km Sprint Per Andersson 2 35:55.57 22
Ronnie Adolfsson 3 35:14.87 15
Sören Wikström 2 34:57.01 14
Event Athlete Time Penalties Adjusted time 2 Rank
20 km Sven Fahlén 1'09:49.23 8 1'17:49.23 31
Sören Wikström 1'08:13.34 5 1'13:13.34 12
Ronnie Adolfsson 1'08:10.90 5 1'13:10.90 11
Men's 4 x 7.5 km relay
Athletes Race
Misses 1 Time Rank
Sven Fahlén
Per Andersson
Sören Wikström
Ronnie Adolfsson
6 1'40:44.62 10
1 A penalty loop of 150 metres had to be skied per missed target.
2 One minute added per close miss (a hit in the outer ring), two minutes added per complete miss.

Bobsleigh[edit]

Sled Athletes Event Run 1 Run 2 Run 3 Run 4 Total
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
SWE-1 Carl-Erik Eriksson
Kenth Rönn
Two-man 1:03.56 9 1:04.49 14 1:03.22 8 1:05.65 20 4:16.92 15
Sled Athletes Event Run 1 Run 2 Run 3 Run 4 Total
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
SWE-1 Carl-Erik Eriksson
Peter Jansson
Runald Beckman
Kenth Rönn
Four-man 1:01.01 6 1:01.00 5 1:00.36 5 DSQ DSQ

Cross-country skiing[edit]

Men
Event Athlete Race
Time Rank
15 km Sven-Erik Danielsson 43:41.21 18
Benny Kohlberg 43:39.22 17
Thomas Eriksson 43:11.88 11
Thomas Wassberg 41:57.63 1
30 km Stig Jäder 1'32:08.09 25
Sven-Åke Lundbäck 1'31:31.96 17
Benny Kohlberg 1'30:57.56 13
Thomas Wassberg 1'28:40.35 4
50 km Stig Jäder DNF
Erik Gustavsson 2'43:39.93 34
Thomas Eriksson 2'36:33.85 16
Sven-Åke Lundbäck 2'31:59.65 8
Men's 4 x 10 km relay
Athletes Race
Time Rank
Sven-Åke Lundbäck
Thomas Eriksson
Benny Kohlberg
Thomas Wassberg
2'00:42.71 5
Women
Event Athlete Race
Time Rank
5 km Karin Lamberg-Skog 15:55.07 17
Eva Olsson 15:48.59 12
Marie Johansson-Risby 15:47.19 11
Lena Carlzon-Lundbäck 15:43.04 10
10 km Karin Lamberg-Skog 32:10.44 17
Marie Johansson-Risby 31:48.57 15
Lena Carlzon-Lundbäck 31:45.50 11
Eva Olsson 31:36.08 10
Women's 4 x 5 km relay
Athletes Race
Time Rank
Marie Johansson-Risby
Karin Lamberg-Skog
Eva Olsson
Lena Carlzon-Lundbäck
1'05:16.32 6

Figure skating[edit]

Men
Athlete CF SP FS Points Places Rank
Thomas Öberg 14 14 14 149.80 127 14

Ice hockey[edit]

First round - Blue Division[edit]

     Team advanced to the Final Round
     Team advanced to Consolation Round
Team GP W L T GF GA Pts
 Sweden 5 4 0 1 26 7 9
 United States 5 4 0 1 25 10 9
 Czechoslovakia 5 3 2 0 34 16 6
 Romania 5 1 3 1 13 29 3
 West Germany 5 1 4 0 21 30 2
 Norway 5 0 4 1 9 36 1

All times are local (UTC-5).

12 February 1980
17:21
Sweden  2 – 2
(1–0, 0–1, 1–1)
 United States Olympic Fieldhouse, Lake Placid
14 February 1980
13:00
Romania  0 – 8
(0–3, 0–4, 0–1)
 Sweden Olympic Arena, Lake Placid
16 February 1980
20:00
Sweden  5 – 2
(1–0, 4–1, 0–1)
 West Germany Olympic Arena, Lake Placid
18 February 1980
13:30
Norway  1 – 7
(0–2, 0–4, 1–1)
 Sweden Olympic Fieldhouse, Lake Placid
20 February 1980
13:30
Czechoslovakia  2 – 4
(0–2, 0–1, 2–1)
 Sweden Olympic Fieldhouse, Lake Placid

Final round[edit]

The top two teams from each group play the top two teams from the other group once. Points from previous games against their own group carry over, excluding teams who failed to make the medal round.

Team GP W L T GF GA Pts
 United States 3 2 0 1 10 7 5
 Soviet Union 3 2 1 0 16 8 4
 Sweden 3 3 0 1 2 7 14 2
 Finland 3 0 2 1 7 11 1
22 February 1980
20:42
Finland  3 – 3
(1–0, 1–1, 1–2)
 Sweden Olympic Fieldhouse, Lake Placid
24 February 1980
14:30
Sweden  2 – 9
(0–4, 0–5, 2–0)
 Soviet Union Olympic Fieldhouse, Lake Placid

Carried over group match:

  • Sweden Sweden 2–2 USA United States

Luge[edit]

Men
Athlete Run 1 Run 2 Run 3 Run 4 Total
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Stefan Kjernholm 44.565 14 44.905 11 44.900 10 48.538 22 3:02.908 18

(Men's) Doubles

Athletes Run 1 Run 2 Total
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Stefan Kjernholm
Kenneth Holm
40.415 13 41.024 13 1:21.439 12
Women
Athlete Run 1 Run 2 Run 3 Run 4 Total
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Anneli Näsström 40.987 23 41.096 22 40.999 17 40.877 17 2:43.959 19
Agneta Lindskog 40.219 13 40.547 14 40.463 13 40.388 12 2:41.617 13

Ski jumping pictogram.svg Ski jumping[edit]

Athlete Event Jump 1 Jump 2 Total
Distance Points Distance Points Points Rank
Jan Holmlund Normal hill 75.0 101.7 71.0 93.8 195.5 34
Jan Holmlund Large hill 75.0 26.2 DNS 26.2 50

Speed skating[edit]

Men
Event Athlete Race
Time Rank
500 m Johan Granath 1:21.44 36
Oloph Granath 39.15 12
Jan-Åke Carlberg 39.03 10
1000 m Johan Granath DNF
Jan-Åke Carlberg 1:19.13 16
Oloph Granath 1:17.74 8
1500 m Jan Junell 2:02.11 21
Ulf Ekstrand 2:00.23 16
Tomas Gustafson 1:58.18 7
5000 m Jan Junell 7:19.50 14
Tomas Gustafson 7:16.85 12
Ulf Ekstrand 7:13.13 8
10,000 m Ulf Ekstrand 15:33.42 21
Örjan Sandler 15:11.52 14
Tomas Gustafson 15:05.18 12
Women
Event Athlete Race
Time Rank
500 m Annette Carlén-Karlsson 44.52 24
Sylvia Filipsson 44.05 16
Ann-Sofie Järnström 42.47 4
1000 m Annette Carlén-Karlsson 1:28.25 10
Sylvia Filipsson 1:28.18 9
Ann-Sofie Järnström 1:28.10 8
1500 m Annette Carlén-Karlsson 2:17.31 20
Sylvia Filipsson 2:12.84 5
3000 m Annette Carlén-Karlsson 4:52.70 18
Sylvia Filipsson 4:40.22 7

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