Gymnastics at the 1980 Summer Olympics – Men's vault

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Gymnastics at the 1980 Summer Olympics
Team all-around   men   women

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Rings men
Parallel bars men
Horizontal bar men
Uneven bars women
Balance beam women

These are the results of the men's vault competition, one of eight events for male competitors in artistic gymnastics at the 1980 Summer Olympics in Moscow. The qualification and final rounds took place on July 20, 22 and 25th at the Sports Palace at the Central Lenin Stadium.


Gold Zarkali
 Soviet Union
Silver Alexander Dityatin
 Soviet Union
Bronze Roland Brückner
 East Germany



Sixty-eight gymnasts competed in the compulsory and optional rounds on July 20 and 22. The six highest scoring gymnasts advanced to the final on July 25. Each country was limited to two competitors in the final. Half of the points earned by each gymnast during both the compulsory and optional rounds carried over to the final. This constitutes the "prelim" score.


Rank Gymnast C O Prelim Final Total
Gold medal icon.svg  Nikolai Andrianov (URS) 9.900 9.900 9.900 9.925 19.825
Silver medal icon.svg  Alexander Dityatin (URS) 9.850 9.900 9.875 9.925 19.800
Bronze medal icon.svg  Roland Brückner (GDR) 9.900 9.850 9.875 9.900 19.775
4  Ralf-Peter Hemmann (GDR) 9.800 9.850 9.825 9.925 19.750
5  Stoyan Deltchev (BUL) 9.800 9.850 9.825 9.875 19.700
6  Jiri Tabak (TCH) 9.850 9.900 9.875 9.650 19.525


Preceded by
Gymnastics at the 1976 Summer Olympics – Men's vault
Men's Vault Event
Succeeded by
Gymnastics at the 1984 Summer Olympics – Men's vault