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 codeSUI
NOCSwiss Olympic Association
Websitewww.swissolympic.ch (in German) (in French)
in Moscow
Competitors73 (67 men, 6 women) in 10 sports
Medals
Ranked 19th
Gold
2
Silver
0
Bronze
0
Total
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]

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.