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Diving at the 1980 Moskva Summer Games:

Men's Platform

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Host City: Moskva, Soviet Union
Venue(s): Swimming Pool, Olympiysky Sports Complex, Moskva
Date Started: July 27, 1980
Date Finished: July 28, 1980
Format: 10 metre platform.

Gold: GDR Falk Hoffmann
Silver: URS Vladimir Aleynik
Bronze: URS Davit Hambardzumyan

Summary

Falk Hoffmann of East Germany had been runner-up at the 1978 World Championships on both platform and springboard. He was favored in this event and came through for the gold medal. The other medals went to two Soviets, Vladimir Aleynik and Davit Hambardzumyan. Aleynik added silver to his 1976 bronze, while Hambardzumyan was competing in his third Olympics, winning his first medal.\n\nGreg Louganis was not in Moscow. Nuff said.

Final Standings

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC Medal PTS
1 Falk Hoffmann 27 East Germany GDR Gold 835.650
2 Vladimir Aleynik 27 Soviet Union URS Silver 819.705
3 Davit Hambardzumyan 24 Soviet Union URS Bronze 817.440
4 Carlos Girón 25 Mexico MEX 809.805
5 Dieter Waskow 23 East Germany GDR 802.800
6 Thomas Knuths 21 East Germany GDR 783.975
7 Sergey Nemtsanov 21 Soviet Union URS 775.860
8 Niki Stajkovic 21 Austria AUT 725.145
9 Chris Snode 21 Great Britain GBR 468.210
10 Claus Thomsen 21 Denmark DEN 467.760
11 Salvador Sobrino 21 Mexico MEX 456.870
12 Ken Grove 27 Austria AUT 447.120
13 Alex Bagiu Romania ROU 436.020
14 Károly Némedi 20 Hungary HUN 429.750
15 Francisco Rueda 21 Mexico MEX 428.520
16 Steve Foley 23 Australia AUS 427.440
17 Radoslav Radev 20 Bulgaria BUL 406.890
18 Petar Georgiev 19 Bulgaria BUL 391.320
19 Martyn Brown 27 Great Britain GBR 380.910
20 Milton Braga 26 Brazil BRA 373.050
21 César Jimenez 20 Dominican Republic DOM 369.090
22 David Parrington 24 Zimbabwe ZIM 356.760
23 Abdullah Mayouf 20 Kuwait KUW 326.340