Belgium at the 1980 Summer Olympics

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Belgium at the Olympic Games

Flag of the Olympic Movement
IOC code  BEL
NOC Belgian Olympic and Interfederal Committee
Website www.olympic.be (Dutch) (French)
At the 1980 Summer Olympics in Moscow
Competitors 59 (43 men and 16 women) in 10 sports
Medals
Rank: 23
Gold
1
Silver
0
Bronze
0
Total
1
Olympic history (summary)
Summer Games
Winter Games
Intercalated Games
1906

Belgium competed at the 1980 Summer Olympics in Moscow, USSR. In partial support of the American-led boycott of the 1980 Summer Olympics, Belgium competed under the Olympic Flag instead of its national flag. 59 competitors, 43 men and 16 women, took part in 51 events in 10 sports.[1]

Medalists

Gold medal.svg Gold

Archery

In Belgium's third appearance in the modern archery competition, the nation was represented by two men, including 1972 and 1976 Olympic veteran Robert Cogniaux.

Men's Individual Competition:

Athletics

Men's 400 metres

Men's 5,000 metres

Men's 10,000 metres

Men's Marathon

  • Mark Smet
    • Final — 2:16:00 (→ 13th place)

Men's 4×400 metres Relay

Men's High Jump

  • Guy Moreau
    • Qualification — 2.21 m
    • Final — 2.18 m (→ 14th place)

Men's Pole Vault


Women's 200 metres

Women's 400 metres

Women's 800 metres

Men's 4×400 metres Relay

Women's High Jump

Canoeing

Cycling

Twelve cyclists represented Belgium in 1980.

Individual road race
Team time trial
1000m time trial
Individual pursuit
Team pursuit

Fencing

Three fencers, two men and one woman, represented Belgium in 1980.

Men's foil
Men's épée
Women's foil

Judo

Shooting

Swimming

Women's 800m Freestyle

Women's 100m Backstroke

Women's 200m Backstroke

Women's 100m Breaststroke

Women's 400 m Individual Medley

Women's 4x100m Medley Relay

Weightlifting

Wrestling

References

  1. "Belgium at the 1980 Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 2011-04-18.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>