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Mexico at the 1980 Summer Olympics

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IOC code  MEX
Flag bearer  Carlos Girón
Mexico at the 1980 Summer Olympics
NOC  Mexican Olympic Committee
Website  www.com.org.mx (Spanish)
Competitors  45 (36 men and 9 women) in 12 sports
Medals Ranked 29th  Gold Silver Bronze Total 0 1 3 4

Mexico competed at the 1980 Summer Olympics in Moscow, USSR. 45 competitors, 36 men and 9 women, took part in 43 events in 12 sports.

Contents

Silver

  • Carlos Girón — Diving, Men's Springboard
  • Bronze

  • Joaquin Pérez — Equestrian, Jumping Individual (mixed)
  • David Bárcena Ríos, Manuel Mendivil, José Pérez and Fabián Vázquez — Equestrian, Three-day Event Team Competition
  • Jesús Gómez, Joaquin Pérez, Gerardo Tazzer and Alberto Valdés — Equestrian, Jumping Team Competition
  • Athletics

    Men's 10,000 metres

  • Enrique Aquino
  • Heat — 29:21.3 (→ did not advance)
  • Rodolfo Gómez
  • Heat — 29:25.7 (→ did not advance)
  • José Gómez
  • Heat — 29:53.6 (→ did not advance)
  • Men's Marathon

  • Rodolfo Gómez
  • Final — 2:12:39 (→ 6th place)
  • Men's 20 km Walk

  • Raúl González
  • Final — 1:27:48.6 (→ 6th place)
  • Daniel Bautista
  • Final — DSQ (→ no ranking)
  • Domingo Colín
  • Final — DSQ (→ no ranking)
  • Men's 50 km Walk

  • Raúl González
  • Final — did not finish (→ no ranking)
  • Daniel Bautista
  • Final — did not finish (→ no ranking)
  • Martín Bermúdez
  • Final — did not finish (→ no ranking)
  • Boxing

    Men's Light Flyweight (– 48 kg)

  • Gilberto Sosa
  • First Round — Defeated Vandui Bayasgalan (Mongolia) on points (4-1)
  • Second Round — Lost to Li Byong-Uk (North Korea) on points (2-3)
  • Men's Flyweight (– 51 kg)

  • Roman Gilberto
  • First Round — Bye
  • Second Round — Defeated Alberto Mercado (Puerto Rico) after referee stopped contest in first round
  • Quarter Finals — Lost to Petar Lesov (Bulgaria) on points (1-4)
  • Men's Bantamweight (– 54 kg)

  • Daniel Zaragoza
  • First Round — Bye
  • Second Round — Defeated Philip Sutcliffe (Ireland) on points (5-0)
  • Third Round — Defeated Raymond Gilbody (Great Britain) on points (4-1)
  • Quarter Finals — Lost to Michael Anthony (Guyana) after referee stopped contest in second round
  • Men's Featherweight (– 57 kg)

  • Carlos González
  • First Round — Defeated Nidal Haddad (Syria) on points (5-0)
  • Second Round — Defeated Ravsal Otgonbayar (Mongolia) on points (3-2)
  • Third Round — Lost to Rudi Fink (East Germany) after knock-out in first round
  • Diving

    Men's Springboard

  • Carlos Girón
  • Heats — 580.20 points (→ 1st place)
  • Final — 892.140 points (→ Silver Medal)
  • Francisco Rueda
  • Preliminary Round — 495.63 points (→ 14th place, did not advance)
  • Jorge Mondragón
  • Heats — 454.17 points (→ 20th place, did not advance)
  • Men's Platform

  • Carlos Girón
  • Heats — 515.37 points (→ 5th place)
  • Final — 809.805 points (→ 4th place)
  • Francisco Rueda
  • Preliminary Round — 428.52 points (→ 15th place, did not advance)
  • Salvador Sobrino
  • Preliminary Round — 456.87 points (→ 11th place, did not advance)
  • Modern pentathlon

    Two male pentathletes represented Mexico in 1980.

    Individual
  • Ivar Sisniega
  • Jens Lohmann
  • Swimming

    Women's 100 m Breaststroke

  • Elke Holtz
  • Heats — 1:15.89 (→ did not advance)
  • Women's 4 × 100 m Freestyle Relay

  • Isabel Reuss, Dagmar Erdman, Teresa Rivera, and Helen Plachinski
  • Heats — 3.56,87
  • Final — 3.55,41 (→ 6th place)
  • Women's 4 × 100 m Medley Relay

  • Teresa Rivera, Elke Holtz, Dagmar Erdman, and Helen Plachinski
  • Heats — 4.25,95 (→ did not advance)
  • Wrestling

    Men's freestyle 48 kg

  • Jorge Frías
  • Eliminated in Third Round
  • Men's Greco-Roman 48 kg

  • Alfredo Olvera
  • Sixth place
  • References

    Mexico at the 1980 Summer Olympics Wikipedia


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