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Great Britain 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 Great Britain: 36
Participants for Great Britain: 61 (39 men and 22 women)
Youngest Participant for Great Britain: Linsey MacDonald (16 years, 165 days)
Oldest Participant for Great Britain: Brendan Foster (32 years, 195 days)
Most Medals for Great Britain (Athlete): 3 athletes with 2 medals

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Men's 100 metres

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Allan Wells 28 Men's 100 metres 1 Gold
Cameron Sharp 22 Men's 100 metres 7T h1 r3/4
Drew McMaster 23 Men's 100 metres 6 h3 r2/4

Men's 200 metres

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Allan Wells 28 Men's 200 metres 2 Silver
Cameron Sharp 22 Men's 200 metres 8 h2 r3/4
Mike McFarlane 20 Men's 200 metres 6 h1 r2/4

Men's 400 metres

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
David Jenkins 28 Men's 400 metres 7
Alan Bell 23 Men's 400 metres 8 h2 r3/4
Glen Cohen 26 Men's 400 metres 7 h3 r2/4

Men's 800 metres

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Steve Ovett 24 Men's 800 metres 1 Gold
Seb Coe 23 Men's 800 metres 2 Silver
Dave Warren 24 Men's 800 metres 8

Men's 1,500 metres

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Seb Coe 23 Men's 1,500 metres 1 Gold
Steve Ovett 24 Men's 1,500 metres 3 Bronze
Steve Cram 19 Men's 1,500 metres 8

Men's 5,000 metres

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Nick Rose 28 Men's 5,000 metres 5 h1 r2/3
Dave Moorcroft 27 Men's 5,000 metres 9 h1 r2/3
Barry Smith 27 Men's 5,000 metres 9 h2 r2/3

Men's 10,000 metres

Men's Marathon

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Dave Black 27 Men's Marathon AC
Bernie Ford 27 Men's Marathon AC
Ian Thompson 30 Men's Marathon AC

Men's 110 metres Hurdles

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Mark Holtom 22 Men's 110 metres Hurdles 5 h2 r2/3
Wilbert Greaves 23 Men's 110 metres Hurdles 6 h1 r2/3

Men's 400 metres Hurdles

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Gary Oakes 21 Men's 400 metres Hurdles 3 Bronze

Men's 3,000 metres Steeplechase

Men's 4 × 100 metres Relay

Men's 4 × 400 metres Relay

Men's 20 kilometres Walk

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Roger Mills 32 Men's 20 kilometres Walk 10

Men's 50 kilometres Walk

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Ian Richards 32 Men's 50 kilometres Walk 11

Men's High Jump

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Mark Naylor 22 Men's High Jump 9

Men's Pole Vault

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Brian Hooper 27 Men's Pole Vault 11

Men's Triple Jump

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Keith Connor 22 Men's Triple Jump 4

Men's Shot Put

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Geoff Capes 30 Men's Shot Put 5

Men's Hammer Throw

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Chris Black 30 Men's Hammer Throw 14 QR
Paul Dickenson 30 Men's Hammer Throw 15 QR

Men's Javelin Throw

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Dave Ottley 24 Men's Javelin Throw 14 QR

Men's Decathlon

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Daley Thompson 21 Men's Decathlon 1 Gold
Brad McStravick 24 Men's Decathlon 15

Women's 100 metres

Women's 200 metres

Women's 400 metres

Women's 800 metres

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Christina Boxer-Cahill 23 Women's 800 metres 8 h2 r2/3

Women's 1,500 metres

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Janet Marlow 21 Women's 1,500 metres 9 h1 r1/2

Women's 100 metres Hurdles

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Shirley Strong 21 Women's 100 metres Hurdles 5 h2 r2/3
Lorna Boothe 25 Women's 100 metres Hurdles 6 h3 r1/3

Women's 4 × 100 metres Relay

Women's 4 × 400 metres Relay

Women's High Jump

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Louise Miller 20 Women's High Jump 11

Women's Long Jump

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Sue Hearnshaw 19 Women's Long Jump 9
Sue Scott-Reeve 28 Women's Long Jump 10

Women's Shot Put

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Angela Littlewood 30 Women's Shot Put 13

Women's Discus Throw

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Meg Ritchie 28 Women's Discus Throw 9

Women's Javelin Throw

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Fatima Whitbread 19 Women's Javelin Throw 18 QR
Tessa Sanderson 24 Women's Javelin Throw 19 QR

Women's Pentathlon

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