Diving at the 1980 Summer Olympics

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At the 1980 Summer Olympics in Moscow, four diving events were contested during a competition that took place at the Olimpiysky Sports Complex Swimming Pool, from 20 to 28 July (24 July, rest day), comprising 67 divers from 23 nations.

Medal summary[edit]

The events are named according to the International Olympic Committee labelling, but they appeared on the official report as "springboard diving" and "platform diving", respectively.[1]


Event Gold Silver Bronze
3 m springboard
 Aleksandr Portnov (URS)  Carlos Girón (MEX)  Giorgio Cagnotto (ITA)
10 m platform
 Falk Hoffmann (GDR)  Vladimir Aleynik (URS)  David Ambartsumyan (URS)


Event Gold Silver Bronze
3 m springboard
 Irina Kalinina (URS)  Martina Pröeber (GDR)  Karin Guthke (GDR)
10 m platform
 Martina Jäschke (GDR)  Sirvard Emirzyan (URS)  Liana Tsotadze (URS)

Medal table[edit]

Rank Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  Soviet Union (URS) 2 2 2 6
2  East Germany (GDR) 2 1 1 4
3  Mexico (MEX) 0 1 0 1
4  Italy (ITA) 0 0 1 1

Participating nations[edit]

Here are listed the nations that were represented in the diving events and, in brackets, the number of national competitors.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Organising Committee of the Games of the XXII Olympiad. p. 461.