Shooting at the 1980 Summer Olympics

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Shooting at the
1980 Summer Olympics
Shooting pictogram.svg
Rifle
50 m rifle three positions   mixed
50 m rifle prone mixed
Pistol
50 m pistol mixed
25 m rapid fire pistol mixed
Shotgun
Trap mixed
Skeet mixed
Running target
50 m running target mixed

Shooting at the 1980 Summer Olympics took place at the Dynamo Shooting Range in Mytishchi in eastern part of Moscow between July 20 and July 26. Seven events were contested. This was the last Olympics where all events were mixed, i.e. open to both men and women.[1]

Events[edit]

Seven sets of medals were awarded to 21 athletes in the following events:

Discipline Mixed
Rifle 50 metre rifle three positions
50 metre rifle prone
Pistol 50 metre pistol
25 metre rapid fire pistol
Shotgun Trap
Skeet
Running target 50 metre running target

Medal summary[edit]

 Rank  Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  Soviet Union (URS) 3 1 1 5
2  Denmark (DEN) 1 0 0 1
 Hungary (HUN) 1 0 0 1
 Italy (ITA) 1 0 0 1
 Romania (ROM) 1 0 0 1
6  East Germany (GDR) 0 5 1 6
7  Sweden (SWE) 0 1 1 2
8  Bulgaria (BUL) 0 0 2 2
9  Austria (AUT) 0 0 1 1
 Cuba (CUB) 0 0 1 1
Total 7 7 7 21

Mixed events[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
rapid fire pistol
details
 Corneliu Ion (ROM)  Jürgen Wiefel (GDR)  Gerhard Petritsch (AUT)
pistol
details
 Aleksandr Melentyev (URS)  Harald Vollmar (GDR)  Lyubcho Dyakov (BUL)
rifle prone
details
 Károly Varga (HUN)  Hellfried Heilfort (GDR)  Petar Zapryanov (BUL)
rifle three positions
details
 Viktor Vlassov (URS)  Bernd Hartstein (GDR)  Sven Johansson (SWE)
Trap
details
 Luciano Giovannetti (ITA)  Rustam Yambulatov (URS)  Jörg Damme (GDR)
Skeet
details
 Kjeld Rasmussen (DEN)  Lars-Göran Carlsson (SWE)  Roberto Castrillo (CUB)
running target
details
 Igor Sokolov (URS)  Thomas Pfeffer (GDR)  Aleksandr Gazov (URS)

Participating nations[edit]

A total of 239 shooters, 234 men and 5 women, from 38 nations competed at the Moscow Games:[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Shooting at the 1980 Moscow Summer Games". Sports Reference. Retrieved 15 December 2015. 

External links[edit]