Benin at the 1980 Summer Olympics

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Benin at the
1980 Summer Olympics
Flag of Benin (1975-1990).svg
IOC code BEN
NOC Benin National Olympic and Sports Committee
in Moscow
Competitors 16 (15 men and 1 woman) in 2 sports
Flag bearer Firmin Abissi
Medals
Gold Silver Bronze Total
0 0 0 0
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)

Benin competed at the 1980 Summer Olympics in Moscow, USSR. The nation returned to the Olympic Games after missing the 1976 Summer Olympics. Previously, the nation competed as Dahomey.

Athletics[edit]

Men
Athlete Event Heat Quarterfinal Semifinal Final
Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank
Pascal Aho 100 m 11.01 5 Did not advance
200 m 22.09 5 Did not advance
Amadou Alimi 5000 m 15:44.0 12 Did not advance
Adam Assimi 800 m 1:59.9 6 Did not advance
Damien Degboe 1500 m 4:15.3 11 Did not advance
Léopold Hounkanrin 400 m 51.04 6 Did not advance
Field events
Athlete Event Qualification Final
Distance Position Distance Position
Henri Dagba Triple jump 14.71 18 Did not advance
Inoussa Dangou Javelin Throw 63.56 17 Did not advance
Théophile Hounou Long jump 7.07 26 Did not advance
Women
Athlete Event Heat Quarterfinal Semifinal Final
Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank
Edwige Bancole 100 m 13.19 7 Did not advance

Boxing[edit]

Men
Athlete Event 1 Round 2 Round 3 Round Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
Firmin Abissi Bantamweight BYE  Ryszard Czerwinski (POL)
L KO-1
Did not advance
Barthelemy Adoukonou Featherweight BYE  Anicet Sambo (MAD)
W DSQ
 Tsacho Andreikovski (BUL)
L KO-1
Did not advance
Patrice Martin Lightweight  Yordan Lesov (BUL)
L KO-1
Did not advance
Aurelien Agnan Light-Welterweight  Patrizio Oliva (ITA)
L KO-1
Did not advance
Pierre Sotoumey Welterweight  Andrés Aldama (CUB)
L KO-1
Did not advance
Roger Houangni Light Middleweight  Jackson Rivera (VEN)
L K0-5
Did not advance
Gbodelle Etienne Loco Middleweight  Christer Corpi (SWE)
L DSQ
Did not advance

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