Olympic summer games 1980
|XXII. Olympic summer games|
|participating athletes||of 5217 (4093 men, 1124 women)|
|competitions||203 in 21 kinds of sport|
|opening||19. July 1980|
|conclusion celebration||3. August 1980|
|opens Alexander||Medwed ( combat judge) by|
|Leonid Brezhnev|| (head of state ) olympic oath|
Nikolai Andrianow (sportsman)
|olympic torch/flare||Sergei Below|
|9||united Kingdom of||5||7||9||21|
|complete medal mirror|
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- Alexander Ditjatin got in all turn competitions thatMen medal and is thereby the only sportsman who ever won 8 medals during olympic plays.
- Vladimir Salnikow undercut for the first time the border from 15 minutes to 1500 min the free style in swimming.
- the Soviet Turner Alexander Ditjatin and the Soviet olympia crew
- the projecting medium range runners of that time, the British Sebastian Coe and Stephen Ovett, divided over 800 m and 1500 m the victories.
- GDR high Springer Gerd Wessingachieved with 2,36 m a new world record, its compatriot Waldemar Cierpinski won for the second time in consequence the marathon race and far Springer Lutz Dombrowski (GDR) obtained with 8,54 m the secondarybest width of all times since Bob Beamon.
- Schwergewichtsboxer Teófilo Stevenson (Cuba) triumphed for the third time inConsequence. That before created in this weight class still no Boxer.
- The Polish Stabhochspringer Władysław Kozakiewicz jumped with 5,78 m world record and could succeed against the Russian Konstantin Wolkow and the entire public in the stadium. The Kozakiewicz gesture after the victory jump provided for a scandaland Kozakiewicz made world-famous.
- the plays were boycotted by the USA and other states (altogether 64, under it the Federal Republic of Germany ). Reason was the invasion of Soviet troops in Afghanistan. The number of participation was so lowas since 1956 no more. In the consequence the olympic summer games were then boycotted 1984 in Los Angeles by most Eastern Bloc countries.
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