Gianni Giacomini was the 1979 World Amateur Road Champion, and was considered one of the favorites at the 1980 Olympic road race. But he was dropped by Soviet Sergey Sukhoruchenkov, who dominated the race, and Giacomini placed fifth.
|1980 Summer||21||Moskva||Cycling||Men's Road Race, Individual||Italy||ITA||18|
|1980 Summer||21||Moskva||Cycling||Men's 100 kilometres Team Time Trial||Italy||ITA||5|
|1980 Summer||21||Moskva||Cycling||Italy||Final Standings||18||at 9:10|