Tanzania at the 1980 Summer Olympics

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Tanzania at the Olympic Games

Flag of Tanzania
IOC code  TAN
NOC Tanzania Olympic Committee
At the 1980 Summer Olympics in Moscow
Competitors 41 (36 men and 5 women) in 3 sports
Medals
Rank: 28
Gold
0
Silver
2
Bronze
0
Total
2
Olympic history (summary)
Summer Games

*As Tanganyika

Tanzania competed at the 1980 Summer Olympics in Moscow, USSR. The nation won its first ever Olympic medals at these Games.

Medalists[edit]

Silver medal.svg Silver[edit]

Results by event[edit]

Athletics pictogram.svg Athletics[edit]

Men's 100 metres

  • Heat — 10.74 (→ did not advance)
  • Heat — 10.86 (→ did not advance)

Men's 200 metres

  • Heat — 21.76 (→ did not advance)
  • Heat — 21.83 (→ did not advance)

Men's 800 metres

  • Heat — 1:49.6
  • Semifinals — 1:51.5 (→ did not advance)

Men's 5,000 metres

  • Heat — 13:45.4
  • Semi Final — 13:30.2
  • Final — 13:21.6 (→ Silver medal.svg Silver Medal)
  • Heat — 13:49.4
  • Semi Final — 13:44.9 (→ did not advance)

Men's 10,000 metres

  • Heat — 30:33.4 (→ did not advance)
  • Heat — did not finish (→ did not advance)
  • Heat — did not finish (→ did not advance)

Men's Marathon

  • Final — 2:16:47 (→ 14th place)
  • Final — 2:16:47 (→ 15th place)
  • Final — 2:18:21 (→ 23rd place)

Men's 3,000 m Steeplechase

  • Heat — 8:21.4
  • Semifinals — 8:16.2
  • Final — 8:12.4 (→ Silver medal.svg Silver Medal)

Men's Javelin Throw

  • Qualification — 71.58 m (→ did not advance, 16th place)

Women's 100 metres

  • Heat — 11.77 (→ did not advance)

Women's 800 metres

  • Heat — 2:05.2 (→ did not advance)
  • Heat — 2:11.1 (→ did not advance)

Women's 1,500 metres

  • Heat — 4:20.9 (→ did not advance)

Boxing pictogram.svg Boxing[edit]

Men's Flyweight (– 51 kg)

  • First Round — Defeated Talal Elchawa (Syria) after referee stopped contest in second round
  • Second Round — Lost to Hugh Russell (Ireland) on points (5-0)


Men's Bantamweight (– 54 kg)

  • First Round — Bye
  • Second Round — Defeated Jorge Monar (Ecuador) on points (3-2)
  • Third Round — Defeated Ganapathy Manoharan (India) after referee stopped contest in second round
  • Quarter Finals — Lost to Juan Hernández (Cuba) after referee stopped contest in first round


Men's Featherweight (– 57 kg)

  • First Round — Bye
  • Second Round — Lost to Barri McGuigan (Ireland) after referee stopped contest in third round


Men's Lightweight (– 60 kg)


Men's Light-Welterweight (– 63,5 kg)

  • First Round — Bye
  • Second Round — Defeated Khast Jamgan (Mongolia) on points (5-0)
  • Quarter Finals — Lost to Anthony Willis (Great Britain) after knock-out in third round


Men's Light-Middleweight (– 71 kg)

  • First Round — Bye
  • Second Round — Defeated to Imad Idriss (Syria) after disqualification in third round
  • Quarter Finals — Lost to Detlef Kästner (East Germany) on points (5-0)


Men's Heavyweight (+ 81 kg)

  • First Round — Lost to Grzegorz Skrzecz (Poland) after referee stopped contest in first round


Field hockey pictogram.svg Hockey[edit]

Men's Team Competition[edit]

  • Preliminary Round
  • Tanzania — India 0-18
  • Tanzania — Spain 0-12
  • Tanzania — Cuba 0-4
  • Tanzania — Soviet Union 2-11
  • Tanzania — Poland 1-9
  • Classification Match
  • 5th-6th place: Tanzania — Cuba 1-4 → 6th place
  • Team Roster:

References[edit]