Belgium at the 1980 Summer Olympics

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Belgium at the
1980 Summer Olympics
Olympic flag.svg
Flag of the Olympic Movement
IOC code BEL
NOC Belgian Olympic and Interfederal Committee
Website (Dutch) (French)
in Moscow
Competitors 59 (43 men and 16 women) in 10 sports
Ranked 23rd
Gold Silver Bronze Total
1 0 0 1
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)
Other related appearances
1906 Intercalated Games

Belgium competed at the 1980 Summer Olympics in Moscow, USSR. In partial support of the American-led boycott of the 1980 Summer Olympics, Belgium competed under the Olympic Flag instead of its national flag. 59 competitors, 43 men and 16 women, took part in 51 events in 10 sports.[1]


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In Belgium's third appearance in the modern archery competition, the nation was represented by two men, including 1972 and 1976 Olympic veteran Robert Cogniaux.

Men's Individual Competition:


Men's 400 metres

Men's 5,000 metres

Men's 10,000 metres

Men's Marathon

Men's 4×400 metres Relay

Men's High Jump

  • Guy Moreau
    • Qualification — 2.21 m
    • Final — 2.18 m (→ 14th place)

Men's Pole Vault

Women's 200 metres

Women's 400 metres

Women's 800 metres

Men's 4×400 metres Relay

Women's High Jump



Twelve cyclists represented Belgium in 1980.

Individual road race
Team time trial
1000m time trial
Individual pursuit
Team pursuit


Three fencers, two men and one woman, represented Belgium in 1980.

Men's foil
Men's épée
Women's foil




Women's 800m Freestyle

Women's 100m Backstroke

Women's 200m Backstroke

Women's 100m Breaststroke

Women's 400 m Individual Medley

Women's 4 × 100 m Medley Relay




  1. ^ "Belgium at the 1980 Summer Games". Retrieved 2011-04-18.