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1980 Summer Olympics

See also: 1980 Summer Paralympics[?]
The Games of the XXII Olympiad were held in 1980 in Moscow, Soviet Union. Moscow won the bid to organise the Games by defeating Los Angeles, which would host the next Olympics.

Games of the XXII Olympiad
Nations participating80
Athletes participating5,217 (4,093 men, 1,124 women)
Events203 in 21 sports
Opening ceremoniesJuly 19, 1980
Closing ceremoniesAugust 3, 1980
Officially opened byLeonid Brezhnev
Athlete's OathNikolay Andrianov[?]
Judge's Oath:Aleksandr Medved[?]
Olympic TorchSergey Belov[?]

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Highlights

Medals Awarded

See the medal winners, ordered by sport:

Medal Count

PosCountryGoldSilverBronzeTotal

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