Jamaica at the 1980 Summer Olympics

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Jamaica at the
1980 Summer Olympics
Flag of Jamaica.svg
IOC codeJAM
NOCJamaica Olympic Association
Websitewww.teamja.org
in Moscow
Competitors18 (11 men, 7 women) in 2 sports
Medals
Ranked 34th
Gold
0
Silver
0
Bronze
3
Total
3
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)
Other related appearances
 British West Indies (1960)

Jamaica competed at the 1980 Summer Olympics in Moscow, USSR. 18 competitors, 11 men and 7 women, took part in 15 events in 2 sports.[1] The Russian alphabet and Japan's participation in the American-led boycott of the games placed it last before the host nation in the Parade of Nations.

Medalists[edit]

Bronze[edit]

Athletics[edit]

Men's 100 metres

  • Heat — 10.37
  • Quarterfinals — 10.29
  • Semifinals — 10.55 (→ did not advance)

Men's 800 metres

  • Heat — 1:49.3
  • Semifinals — 1:47.6 (→ did not advance)

Men's 4x400 metres Relay

  • Heat — did not finish (→ did not advance)

Men's High Jump

  • Qualification — 2.10 m (→ did not advance)

Women's 100 metres

  • Heat — 11.68
  • Quarterfinals — 11.69 (→ did not advance)
  • Heat — 11.79 (→ did not advance)

Women's Long Jump

  • Qualifying Round — 5.83 m (→ did not advance, 17th place)

Cycling[edit]

Two cyclists represented Jamaica in 1980. David Weller won bronze in the 1000m time trial event.

Individual road race
1000m time trial

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Jamaica at the 1980 Moscow Summer Games". Sports Reference. Archived from the original on 2 October 2015. Retrieved 4 May 2015.

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