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Australia Athletics at the 1980 Moskva Summer Games

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Host City: Moskva, Soviet Union
Date Started: July 24, 1980
Date Finished: August 1, 1980

Events for Australia: 17
Participants for Australia: 21 (14 men and 7 women)
Youngest Participant for Australia: Debbie Wells (19 years, 58 days)
Oldest Participant for Australia: Willi Sawall (38 years, 266 days)
Most Medals for Australia (Athlete): Rick Mitchell (1 medal)

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Men's 400 metres

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Rick Mitchell 25 Men's 400 metres 2 Silver

Men's 5,000 metres

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Dave Fitzsimons 30 Men's 5,000 metres 10 h1 r2/3
Steve Austin 29 Men's 5,000 metres 11 h2 r2/3

Men's 10,000 metres

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Bill Scott 28 Men's 10,000 metres 9
Steve Austin 29 Men's 10,000 metres 5 h1 r1/2

Men's Marathon

Men's 20 kilometres Walk

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
David Smith 24 Men's 20 kilometres Walk AC

Men's 50 kilometres Walk

Men's Long Jump

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Gary Honey 20 Men's Long Jump 23 QR

Men's Triple Jump

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Ian Campbell 23 Men's Triple Jump 5
Ken Lorraway 24 Men's Triple Jump 8

Men's Hammer Throw

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Peter Farmer 28 Men's Hammer Throw 13 QR

Men's Decathlon

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Peter Hadfield 25 Men's Decathlon 13

Women's 100 metres

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Denise Robertson-Boyd 27 Women's 100 metres 8 h2 r3/4
Debbie Wells 19 Women's 100 metres 7 h2 r2/4

Women's 200 metres

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Denise Robertson-Boyd 27 Women's 200 metres 7

Women's 100 metres Hurdles

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Penny Gillies 29 Women's 100 metres Hurdles 6 h2 r1/3

Women's High Jump

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Chris Annison-Stanton 20 Women's High Jump 6T

Women's Shot Put

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Gael Mulhall-Martin 23 Women's Shot Put 12

Women's Discus Throw

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Gael Mulhall-Martin 23 Women's Discus Throw 15 QR

Women's Javelin Throw

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Petra Rivers 27 Women's Javelin Throw 15 QR
Pam Matthews 22 Women's Javelin Throw 16 QR

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