Marcolympics
1980 MOSCOW SUMMER
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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 Summer Games (O.C.O.G.) Games are going to take place for the first time in an Eastern country.
Dates : July 19 to August 3
Participating N.O.C.: 80
Number of Sports: 21
Number of Events: 204
Number of Athletes: 5217
Men's : 4043
Women's : 1124
Médias : 5 615
Opening: President Leonid Brezhnev
Oath : Nikolai Andrianov
Oath for official : Aleksandr Medved
Number of torch bearer: 5 000
Final Torch Bearer: Serge Belov
Candidates cities: Los Angeles (USA)
The table of the medals alphabetically of the countries