Zimbabwe at the 1980 Summer Olympics

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Zimbabwe at the Olympic Games

Flag of Zimbabwe
IOC code  ZIM
NOC Zimbabwe Olympic Committee
Website www.zoc.co.zw
At the 1980 Summer Olympics in Moscow
Competitors 42 (23 men and 19 women) in 10 sports
Medals
Rank: 23
Gold
1
Silver
0
Bronze
0
Total
1
Olympic history (summary)
Summer Games
Winter Games
* As Rhodesia

Zimbabwe competed at the 1980 Summer Olympics in Moscow, USSR. The nation, previously known as Rhodesia, had competed at three Games under that name.

Medalists[edit]

Gold medal.svg Gold[edit]

Results by event[edit]

Archery[edit]

Zimbabwe sent one archer to its first Olympic competition. He outscored four archers to place 34th.

Men's Individual Competition:

Athletics[edit]

Men's 5,000 metres

  • Heat — 14:06.7 (→ did not advance)

Men's 10,000 metres

  • Heat — 30:53.8 (→ did not advance)

Men's Marathon

  • Final — 2:47:17 (→ 51st place)
  • Final — 2:53:35 (→ 53rd place)
  • Final — did not finish (→ no ranking)

Diving[edit]

Men's Springboard

  • Preliminary Round — 416.67 points (→ 24th place, did not advance)

Men's Platform

  • Preliminary Round — 356.76 points (→ 22nd place, did not advance)

Field Hockey[edit]

Women's Team Competition[edit]


  • Preliminary Round Robin
  • Defeated Poland (4-0)
  • Drew with Czechoslovakia (2-2)
  • Defeated Soviet Union (2-0)
  • Drew with India (1-1)
  • Defeated Austria (4-1) → Gold medal.svg Gold Medal
  • Team Roster:

Swimming[edit]

Men's 100m Freestyle

  • Heats — 52.87 (→ did not advance)

Men's 200m Freestyle

  • Heats — 1:56.88 (→ did not advance)

Men's 100m Butterfly

  • Heats — 56.15 (→ advance to semi)
  • Semi Final — 56.35 (→ 5th place did not advance)

Women's 100m Freestyle

  • Heats — 1:03.36 (→ did not advance)

Women's 100m Breaststroke

  • Heats — 1:18.81 (→ did not advance)

Women's 200m Breaststroke

  • Heats — 2:48.86 (→ did not advance)

References[edit]