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1980 Moscow Summer

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  THE XXIIth SUMMER GAMES Torche
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medaille de vainqueur medaille de participant
natation athletisme aviron basket-ball boxe canoe sprint
ceremonie equitation cyclisme escrime football gymnastique artistique
halterophilie handball hockey judo lutte
pentathlon tir tir a l'arc voile volley


accueil On the occasion of the Games of the XXIIth Olympiad, international Olympic movement knew the most grave crisis of its modern period. The I.O.C. and his president Lord Killanin protected the main thing: that Games take place, in the respect for the Olympic charter and for the contract crossed with the Organisating Committee of the Olympic Games (O.C.O.G.) Games are going to take place for the first time in an Eastern country.

DatesUS : July 19 - august 3, 1980
N.O.C. participants: 80
Number of sports: 21
Number of contests: 203
Number of athletes: 5179
Men : 4064
Women : 1115
Volonteers :
Media : 5615
Opening : Leonid Brejnev, Supreme Soviet President
Oath : Nikolay Andrianov
Oath juges : Aleksandr Medved
Oath coach :
Number of lights bearer :
Last light bearer : Sergei Belov
Bids towns : Los Angeles (USA)