Jamaica At The 1980 Summer Olympics
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IOC code JAM
NOC Jamaica Olympic Association
Website www.teamja.org
in Moscow
Competitors 18 (11 men, 7 women) in 2 sports
Medals
Ranked 34th
Gold Silver Bronze Total
0 0 3 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

Bronze medal.svg Bronze

Athletics

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

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

Individual road race
1000m time trial

References

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

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