Volleyball at the 1980 Summer Olympics

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5th Volleyball Olympic Tournament
Moscow 1980
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Tournament details
Olympics 1980 Summer Olympics
Host nation  Soviet Union
City Moscow
Duration July 20 – August 1
Men's teams 10
Men's medals:
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Gold medalists
 Soviet Union
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Silver medalists
 Bulgaria
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Bronze medalists
 Romania
Women's teams 8
Women's medals:
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Gold medalists
 Soviet Union
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Silver medalists
 East Germany
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Bronze medalists
 Bulgaria
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Volleyball at the 1980 Summer Olympics was represented by two events: men's team and women's team. It was held at the Minor Arena of the Central Lenin Stadium and at the Druzhba (Friendship) Multi-Purpose Arena of the Central Lenin Stadium, both located at Luzhniki (south-western part of Moscow). Both men's match and women's match for the Olympic title were held at the Minor Arena of the Central Lenin Stadium. The schedule started on July 20 and ended on August 1. 103,337 spectators watched 49 matches of volleyball events at stadiums.

Medal table[edit]

 Rank  Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1 Soviet Union 2 0 0 2
2 Bulgaria 0 1 1 2
3 East Germany 0 1 0 1
4 Romania 0 0 1 1

Medal summary[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Men's volleyball
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 Soviet Union (URS)
Vladimir Chernyshov
Vladimir Dorokhov
Aleksandr Ermilov
Vladimir Kondra
Valeriy Kryvov
Fedir Lashchonov
Viljar Loor
Oleg Moliboga
Yuriy Panchenko
Aleksandr Savin
Pāvels Seļivanovs
Vyacheslav Zaytsev
 Bulgaria (BUL)
Yordan Angelov
Dimitar Dimitrov
Stefan Dimitrov
Stoyan Gunchev
Hristo Iliev
Petko Petkov
Kaspar Simeonov
Hristo Stoyanov
Mitko Todorov
Tsano Tsanov
Emil Valtchev
Dimitar Zlatanov
 Romania (ROU)
Marius Căta-Chiţiga
Valter Chifu
Laurenţiu Dumănoiu
Günther Enescu
Dan Gîrleanu
Sorin Macavei
Viorel Manole
Florin Mina
Corneliu Oros
Nicolae Pop
Constantin Sterea
Nicu Stoian
Women's volleyball
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 Soviet Union (URS)
Elena Akhaminova
Elena Andreiuk
Svetlana Badulina
Liudmila Chernyshova
Liubov Kozyreva
Lidia Loginova
Irina Makogonova
Svetlana Nikishina
Larisa Pavlova
Nadezhda Radzevich
Natalia Razumova
Olga Solovova
 East Germany (GDR)
Katharina Bullin
Barbara Czekalla
Brigitte Fetzer
Andrea Heim
Ute Kostrzewa
Heike Lehmann
Christine Mummhardt
Karin Püschel
Karla Roffeis
Martina Schmidt
Annette Schultz
Anke Westendorf
 Bulgaria (BUL)
Verka Borisova
Tsvetana Bozhurina
Rositsa Dimitrova
Tanya Dimitrova
Maya Georgieva
Margarita Gerasimova
Tanya Gogova
Valentina Ilieva
Rumyana Kaisheva
Anka Khristolova
Silviya Petrunova
Galina Stancheva

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