Switzerland at the 1980 Summer Olympics

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Switzerland at the
1980 Summer Olympics
Olympic flag.svg
Flag of the Olympic Movement
IOC code SUI
NOC Swiss Olympic Association
Website www.swissolympic.ch (in German) (in French)
in Moscow
Competitors 73 (67 men, 6 women) in 10 sports
Medals
Ranked 19th
Gold Silver Bronze Total
2 0 0 2
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)
Other related appearances
1906 Intercalated Games

Switzerland competed at the 1980 Summer Olympics in Moscow, USSR. In partial support of the American-led 1980 Summer Olympics boycott, Switzerland competed under the Olympic Flag instead of its national flag. 73 competitors, 67 men and 6 women, took part in 45 events in 10 sports.[1]

Medalists[edit]

Med 1.png Gold[edit]

Archery[edit]

After not competing in the 1976 archery competition, Switzerland returned in 1980 with four competitors. Lotti Tschanz earned the nation's first top eight finish.

Women's Individual Competition:

Men's Individual Competition:

Athletics[edit]

Men's 1,500 metres

  • Heat — 3:44.8 (→ did not advance)

Men's 5,000 metres

  • Heat — 13:45.0
  • Semi Final — 13:29.3
  • Final — 13:23.1 (→ 5th place)

Men's 10,000 metres

  • Heat — did not finish (→ did not advance)

Men's Marathon

  • Final — 2:24:53 (→ 40th place)

Men's 4×400 metres Relay

  • Heat — 3:07.2 (→ did not advance)

Men's 400 m Hurdles

  • Heat — 50.32
  • Semifinals — 50.12
  • Final — 50.00 (→ 7th place)

Men's Long Jump

  • Qualification — 7.98 m
  • Final — 7.88 m (→ 9th place)

Men's High Jump

  • Qualification — 2.21 m
  • Final — 2.24 m (→ 5th place)

Men's Pole Vault

  • Qualification — 5.15 m (→ did not advance)

Men's Shot Put

  • Qualification — 19.61 m
  • Final — 18.90 m (→ 12th place)

Men's Decathlon

  • Final — 7762 points (→ 12th place)

Women's 100 metres

  • Heat — 11.69
  • Quarterfinals — 11.56 (→ did not advance)
  • Heat — 12.19 (→ did not advance)

Women's 1,500 metres

  • Heat — 4:05.5 (→ did not advance)

Women's 100 m Hurdles

  • Heat — did not start (→ did not advance)

Canoeing[edit]

Cycling[edit]

Ten cyclists represented Switzerland in 1980. Robert Dill-Bundi won gold in the individual pursuit.

Individual road race
Team time trial
Sprint
1000m time trial
Individual pursuit
Team pursuit

Handball[edit]

Men's Team Competition[edit]

  • Preliminary Round (Group B)
  • Lost to Soviet Union (15-22)
  • Lost to Yugoslavia (21-26)
  • Defeated Kuwait (32-14)
  • Defeated Algeria (26-18)
  • Lost to Romania (16-18)
  • Classification Match
  • 7th/8th place: Lost to Poland (22-23) → 8th place
  • Team Roster

Judo[edit]

Rowing[edit]

Sailing[edit]

Swimming[edit]

Men's 100m Freestyle

  • Heats — 52,68 (→ did not advance)

Wrestling[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Switzerland at the 1980 Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 7 May 2015.