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Ski Jumping at the 1980 Lake Placid Winter Games

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Host City: Lake Placid, United States
Date Started: February 17, 1980
Date Finished: February 17, 1980
Events: 2

Participants: 55 (55 men and 0 women) from 16 countries
Youngest Participant: CAN Steve Collins (15 years, 341 days)
Oldest Participant: CAN Tauno Käyhkö (29 years, 293 days)
Most Medals (Athlete): 6 athletes with 1 medal
Most Medals (Country): AUT Austria and FIN Finland (2 medals)


The Lake Placid Olympic Ski Jumping Complex hosted the 1980 Winter Olympic ski jumping and competitions were held on the 70 m normal hill and the 90 m large hill. The outstanding teams were Austria and Finland who shared four medals between them and each produced an Olympic Champion.