Mexico at the 1980 Summer Olympics

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Mexico at the
1980 Summer Olympics
Flag of Mexico.svg
IOC code MEX
NOC Mexican Olympic Committee
Website www.com.org.mx (Spanish)
in Moscow
Competitors 45 (36 men and 9 women) in 12 sports
Flag bearer Carlos Girón
Medals
Ranked 29th
Gold Silver Bronze Total
0 1 3 4
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)

Mexico competed at the 1980 Summer Olympics in Moscow, USSR. 45 competitors, 36 men and 9 women, took part in 43 events in 12 sports.[1]

Medalists[edit]

Silver medal.svg Silver[edit]

Bronze medal.svg Bronze[edit]

Mexican sportsman at 1980 Olympics

Athletics[edit]

Men's 10,000 metres

  • Heat — 29:21.3 (→ did not advance)
  • Heat — 29:25.7 (→ did not advance)
  • Heat — 29:53.6 (→ did not advance)

Men's Marathon

  • Final — 2:12:39 (→ 6th place)

Men's 20 km Walk

  • Final — 1:27:48.6 (→ 6th place)
  • Final — DSQ (→ no ranking)
  • Final — DSQ (→ no ranking)

Men's 50 km Walk

  • Final — did not finish (→ no ranking)
  • Final — did not finish (→ no ranking)
  • Final — did not finish (→ no ranking)

Boxing[edit]

Men's Light Flyweight (– 48 kg)

Men's Flyweight (– 51 kg)

  • First Round — Bye
  • Second Round — Defeated Alberto Mercado (Puerto Rico) after referee stopped contest in first round
  • Quarter Finals — Lost to Petar Lesov (Bulgaria) on points (1-4)

Men's Bantamweight (– 54 kg)

  • First Round — Bye
  • Second Round — Defeated Philip Sutcliffe (Ireland) on points (5-0)
  • Third Round — Defeated Raymond Gilbody (Great Britain) on points (4-1)
  • Quarter Finals — Lost to Michael Anthony (Guyana) after referee stopped contest in second round

Men's Featherweight (– 57 kg)

  • First Round — Defeated Nidal Haddad (Syria) on points (5-0)
  • Second Round — Defeated Ravsal Otgonbayar (Mongolia) on points (3-2)
  • Third Round — Lost to Rudi Fink (East Germany) after knock-out in first round

Diving[edit]

Men's Springboard

  • Heats — 580.20 points (→ 1st place)
  • Final — 892.140 points (→ Silver medal.svg Silver Medal)
  • Preliminary Round — 495.63 points (→ 14th place, did not advance)
  • Heats — 454.17 points (→ 20th place, did not advance)

Men's Platform

  • Heats — 515.37 points (→ 5th place)
  • Final — 809.805 points (→ 4th place)
  • Preliminary Round — 428.52 points (→ 15th place, did not advance)
  • Preliminary Round — 456.87 points (→ 11th place, did not advance)

Equestrianism[edit]

Gymnastics[edit]

Judo[edit]

Modern pentathlon[edit]

Two male pentathletes represented Mexico in 1980.

Individual

Rowing[edit]

Shooting[edit]

Swimming[edit]

Women's 100 m Breaststroke

  • Heats — 1:15.89 (→ did not advance)

Women's 4 × 100 m Freestyle Relay

  • Heats — 3.56,87
  • Final — 3.55,41 (→ 6th place)

Women's 4 × 100 m Medley Relay

  • Heats — 4.25,95 (→ did not advance)

Weightlifting[edit]

Wrestling[edit]

Men's freestyle 48 kg

  • Eliminated in Third Round

Men's Greco-Roman 48 kg

  • Sixth place

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Mexico at the 1980 Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 2012-09-07.