Olympics 1980 Summer Olympics Gold Medal Winners

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List of Olympic gold medal winners from the 1980 Summer Olympics, listed alphabetically with photos when available. There was a lot of intense competition at the 1980 Summer Olympics, so these athletes who took home a gold medal should certainly be commended. These famous gold medal winning athletes all competed in their own particular event at the 1980 Summer Olympics, but what they all have in common is that they were able to rise above their competition and take home a medal for their country. The list you're viewing is made up of many different athletes, like Nadia Comăneci and Alexander Dityatin.

This list answers the question, "Which athletes won a gold medal at the 1980 Summer Olympics?" Every historic Olympic competitor from the 1980 Summer Olympics competed bravely, but only the ones on this list were lucky enough to win a gold medal.

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Aleksandr Kolchinsky is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list 1980 Summer Olympics Gold Medal Winners
Aleksandr Kolchinsky Men's Greco-Roman Wrestling, Super Heavyweight +100 kg

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Aleksandr Melentyev is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list 1980 Summer Olympics Gold Medal Winners
Men's 50m pistol

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Aleksandr Portnov is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list 1980 Summer Olympics Gold Medal Winners
Men's 3 metre springboard

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Aleksandr Sidorenko is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list 1980 Summer Olympics Gold Medal Winners
Men's 400m individual medley

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Alexander Tkachev is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list 1980 Summer Olympics Gold Medal Winners
Alexander Tkachev

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Alexander Dityatin is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list 1980 Summer Olympics Gold Medal Winners
Men's Gymnastics, individual all-round, Men's Horizontal bar

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Allan Wells is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list 1980 Summer Olympics Gold Medal Winners
Men's Athletics, 200m, Men's Athletics

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Anatoli Beloglazov is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list 1980 Summer Olympics Gold Medal Winners
Anatoli Beloglazov Men's Freestyle Wrestling, flyweight 48-52 kg

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Anatoli Bykov is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list 1980 Summer Olympics Gold Medal Winners
Men's Greco-Roman Wrestling, Welterweight 68-74kg

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Anatoli Starostin is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list 1980 Summer Olympics Gold Medal Winners
Men's Modern pentathlon

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Andrea Pollack is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list 1980 Summer Olympics Gold Medal Winners
Women's 4x100m freestyle relay, Women's 100m butterfly, Women's 200m butterfly

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Andrés Aldama is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list 1980 Summer Olympics Gold Medal Winners
Men's Boxing, Light Welterweight 60-63.5, Men's Boxing

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Ángel Herrera is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list 1980 Summer Olympics Gold Medal Winners
Men's Boxing, Lightweight 57 - 60kg, Men's Boxing

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Angelo Parisi is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list 1980 Summer Olympics Gold Medal Winners
Men's Judo, +95 (Heavyweight), Judo

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Armando Martínez is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list 1980 Summer Olympics Gold Medal Winners
Armando Martínez Men's boxing, Light Middleweight 67-71kg

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Asen Zlatev is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list 1980 Summer Olympics Gold Medal Winners
Asen Zlatev Men's Weightlifting, Middleweight 67.5-75kg

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Barbara Krause is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list 1980 Summer Olympics Gold Medal Winners
Women's 100m freestyle, Women's 200m freestyle

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Bärbel Wöckel is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list 1980 Summer Olympics Gold Medal Winners
Women's Athletics, 200m

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Bengt Baron is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list 1980 Summer Olympics Gold Medal Winners
Men's 100m backstroke

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Birgit Fischer is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list 1980 Summer Olympics Gold Medal Winners
Women's K-1 500m (kayak single)

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Birgit Treiber is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list 1980 Summer Olympics Gold Medal Winners
Women's 200m backstroke, Women's 100m backstroke, Women's 4x100m medley relay

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Bronisław Malinowski is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list 1980 Summer Olympics Gold Medal Winners
Men's 3000m steeplechase

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Caren Metschuck is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list 1980 Summer Olympics Gold Medal Winners
Women's 100m freestyle, Women's 100m butterfly

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Claudio Pollio is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list 1980 Summer Olympics Gold Medal Winners
Claudio Pollio Men's Freestyle Wrestling, 48kg

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Corneliu Ion is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list 1980 Summer Olympics Gold Medal Winners
Men's 25m rapid fire pistol

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Dainis Kūla is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list 1980 Summer Olympics Gold Medal Winners
Men's Javelin throw

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Daley Thompson is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list 1980 Summer Olympics Gold Medal Winners
Men's Decathlon

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Daniel Núñez is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list 1980 Summer Olympics Gold Medal Winners
Daniel Núñez Men's Weightlifting, Bantamweight 52-56kg

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Dietmar Lorenz is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list 1980 Summer Olympics Gold Medal Winners
Men's Judo, 86-95kg (half heavyweighgt), Judo

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Don Quarrie is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list 1980 Summer Olympics Gold Medal Winners
Men's Athletics, 200m, Men's Athletics

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Duncan Goodhew is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list 1980 Summer Olympics Gold Medal Winners
Duncan Goodhew Men's 100m breaststroke

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Elisabeth Theurer is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list 1980 Summer Olympics Gold Medal Winners
Dressage, individual

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Esko Rechardt is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list 1980 Summer Olympics Gold Medal Winners
Finn Class

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Evelin Schlaak is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list 1980 Summer Olympics Gold Medal Winners
Women's Discus throw

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Ezio Gamba is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list 1980 Summer Olympics Gold Medal Winners
Men's Judo, 65-71kg (Lightweight)

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Falk Hoffmann is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list 1980 Summer Olympics Gold Medal Winners
Men's 10 metre platform

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Federico Euro Roman is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list 1980 Summer Olympics Gold Medal Winners
Federico Euro Roman Eventing, individual

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Ferenc Kocsis is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list 1980 Summer Olympics Gold Medal Winners
Men's Greco-Roman Wrestling, Welterweight 68-74kg

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Gennadi Korban is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list 1980 Summer Olympics Gold Medal Winners
Gennadi Korban Men's Greco-Roman Wrestling, Middleweight 74-82kg

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Georgi Raikov is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list 1980 Summer Olympics Gold Medal Winners
Georgi Raikov Men's Greco-Roman Wrestling, Heavyweight 90-100kg

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Gerd Wessig is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list 1980 Summer Olympics Gold Medal Winners
Men's High jump

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Hans Kjeld Rasmussen is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list 1980 Summer Olympics Gold Medal Winners
Hans Kjeld Rasmussen Olympic skeet

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Hartwig Gauder is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list 1980 Summer Olympics Gold Medal Winners
Men's 50km walk

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Igor Sokolov is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list 1980 Summer Olympics Gold Medal Winners
Igor Sokolov 50 metre running target

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Ilia Mate is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list 1980 Summer Olympics Gold Medal Winners
Ilia Mate Men's Freestyle Wrestling, Heavyweight 90-100kg

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Ilona Slupianek is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list 1980 Summer Olympics Gold Medal Winners
Women's Shot put

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Ines Diers is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list 1980 Summer Olympics Gold Medal Winners
Women's 100m freestyle, Women's 200m freestyle, Women's 400m freestyle

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Ines Geißler is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list 1980 Summer Olympics Gold Medal Winners
Women's 200m butterfly

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Irina Kalinina is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list 1980 Summer Olympics Gold Medal Winners
Women's 3 metre springboard

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Ismail Abilov is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list 1980 Summer Olympics Gold Medal Winners
Ismail Abilov Men's freestyle wrestling, Middleweight 74-82 kg