Afghanistan at the 1980 Summer Olympics

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Afghanistan at the Olympic Games

Flag of Afghanistan
IOC code  AFG
NOC Afghanistan National Olympic Committee
At the 1980 Summer Olympics in Moscow
Competitors 13
Medals Gold
0
Silver
0
Bronze
0
Total
0
Olympic history (summary)
Summer Games

Although many nations boycotted the 1980 Summer Olympics in Moscow because of the 1979 Soviet invasion of Afghanistan, the Asian nation itself ironically participated in the Games held in the capital city of the Soviet Union. Also, the nation returned to the Olympic Games after missing the 1976 Summer Olympics held in Montreal.


Boxing[edit]

For more details on this topic, see Boxing at the 1980 Summer Olympics.
Athlete Event Round 1 Round 2 Round 3 Round 4 Round 5 Final / BM
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
Ahmad Nesar −54 kg Bye  Mohamed (ETH)
L PTS
Did not advance 17
Esmail Mohammad −57 kg Bye  Fink (GDR)
L KO1
Did not advance 17
Rabani Ghulam −60 kg  Jo-Ung (PRK)
L TKO2
Did not advance 17