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Equestrianism at the 1980 Moskva Summer Games:

Mixed Three-Day Event, Individual

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Host City: Moskva, Soviet Union
Venue(s): Trade Union's Equestrian Complex, Bitsevsky Park, Moskva
Date Started: July 25, 1980
Date Finished: July 27, 1980
Format: Dressage, cross-country, and jumping.

Gold: ITA Federico Roman
Silver: URS Aleksandr Blinov
Bronze: URS Yury Salnikov


There were only 28 starters from seven nations, with only Italy having a significant international equestrian history. Even India fielded a team, which had never before competed in Olympic equestrianism. Italy's [Federico Roman] won the gold medal by taking the lead in the endurance phase, and missing only one fence in the jumping. Soviet riders went 2-3-4 – [Aleksandr Blinov] winning silver, [Yury Salnikov] bronze, and [Valery Volkov] placing fourth. At the Fontainebleau Eventing Festival in Paris, Denmark's Nils Haagensen won the title, followed by American [Jimmy Wofford] and [Torrance Watkins].

View a Phase of this EventFinal StandingsDressageCross-Country2nd Phase SummaryJumping

Final Standings

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC Horse Medal PTS
1 Federico Roman 27 Italy ITA Rossinan Gold -108.60
2 Aleksandr Blinov 25 Soviet Union URS Galzun Silver -120.80
3 Yury Salnikov 30 Soviet Union URS Pintset Bronze -151.60
4 Valery Volkov 32 Soviet Union URS Tskheti -184.60
5 Tsvetan Donchev 27 Bulgaria BUL Medisson -185.80
6 Mirosław Szłapka 23 Poland POL Erywan -241.80
7 Anna Casagrande 21 Italy ITA Daleye -266.20
8 Mauro Roman 26 Italy ITA Dourakine 4 -281.40
9 Marina Sciocchetti 21 Italy ITA Rohan de Lechereo -308.40
10 Manuel Mendívil 44 Mexico MEX Remember -319.75
11 Sergey Rogozhin 24 Soviet Union URS Gelespont -338.80
12 David Bárcena 38 Mexico MEX Bombona -362.50
13 Jacek Wierzchowiecki 36 Poland POL Bastion -411.80
14 László Cseresnyés 21 Hungary HUN Fapipa -436.20
15 José Luis Pérez Soto 37 Mexico MEX Quelite -490.60
16 István Grózner 24 Hungary HUN Biboros -498.60
17 Zoltán Horváth 25 Hungary HUN Lamour -668.60
AC Dimo Khristov 27 Bulgaria BUL Bogez DNF
AC Stanisław Jasiński 20 Poland POL Hangar DNF
AC Dzhenko Sabev 33 Bulgaria BUL Normativ DNF
AC Fabián Vázquez 37 Mexico MEX Cocaleco DNF
AC Mihály Oláh 31 Hungary HUN Ados DNF
AC Trifon Datsinski 27 Bulgaria BUL Mentor-2 DNF
AC Muhammad Khan 36 India IND I-Am-It DNF
AC Darya Singh 32 India IND Bobby DNF
AC Jitendarjit Singh Ahluwalia 25 India IND Shiwalik DNF
AC Jacek Daniluk 18 Poland POL Len DNF
AC Hussain Khan 35 India IND Rajdoot DNF