Ethiopia at the 1980 Summer Olympics

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Ethiopia at the
1980 Summer Olympics
Flag of Ethiopia (1975–1987).svg
IOC codeETH
NOCEthiopian Olympic Committee
Websitewww.ethiolympic.org
in Moscow
Competitors41 (39 men, 2 women) in 3 sports
Medals
Ranked 17th
Gold
2
Silver
0
Bronze
2
Total
4
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)

Ethiopia, also known as the Derg, competed at the 1980 Summer Olympics in Moscow, USSR. The nation returned to the Olympic Games after boycotting the 1976 Summer Olympics in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. 41 competitors, 39 men and 2 women, took part in 26 events in 3 sports.[1]

Medalists[edit]

Gold[edit]

Bronze[edit]

Athletics[edit]

Men's 100 metres

Men's 200 metres

Men's 800 metres

Men's 1,500 metres

Men's 5,000 metres

  • Miruts Yifter
    • Heat — 13:44.4
    • Semi Final — 13:40.0
    • Final — 13:21.0 (→ Gold medal.svg Gold Medal)
  • Yohannes Mohamed
    • Heat — 13:45.8
    • Semi Final — 13:39.4
    • Final — 13:28.4 (→ 10th place)
  • Mohamed Kedir
    • Heat — 13:42.7
    • Semi Final — 13:28.6
    • Final — 13:34.2 (→ 12th place)

Men's 10,000 metres

  • Miruts Yifter
    • Heat — 28:41.7
    • Final — 27:42.7 (→ Gold medal.svg Gold Medal)
  • Mohamed Kedir
    • Heat — 28:16.4
    • Final — 27:44.7 (→ Bronze medal.svg Bronze Medal)
  • Tolossa Kotu
    • Heat — 28:55.3
    • Final — 27:46.5 (→ 4th place)

Men's Marathon

Men's 4x400 metres Relay

Men's 3,000 m Steeplechase

Men's Long Jump

Men's Triple Jump

  • Yadessa Kuma
    • Qualification — 13.60 m (→ did not advance)

Men's Javelin Throw

Men's 20 km Walk

Women's 800 metres

Women's 1,500 metres

Boxing[edit]

Men's Light Flyweight (– 48 kg)

Men's Flyweight (– 51 kg)

Men's Bantamweight (– 54 kg)

Men's Featherweight (– 57 kg)

Men's Lightweight (– 60 kg)

Men's Light-Welterweight (– 63,5 kg)

Cycling[edit]

Eight cyclists represented Ethiopia in 1980.

Individual road race
Team time trial

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Ethiopia at the 1980 Moscow Summer Games". Sports Reference. Retrieved 4 May 2015.

External links[edit]