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Athletics at the 1980 Summer Olympics – Women's discus throw

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Subject: Athletics at the 1980 Summer Olympics, Evelin Jahl, Mariya Petkova, Galina Murašova, Athletics at the 1980 Summer Olympics – Men's 10,000 metres
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Athletics at the 1980 Summer Olympics – Women's discus throw

Athletics at the
1980 Summer Olympics
Track events
100 m   men   women
200 m men women
400 m men women
800 m men women
1500 m men women
5000 m men
10,000 m men
100 m hurdles women
110 m hurdles men
400 m hurdles men
3000 m
4×100 m relay men women
4×400 m relay men women
Road events
Marathon men
20 km walk men
50 km walk men
Field events
Long jump men women
Triple jump men
High jump men women
Pole vault men
Shot put men women
Discus throw men women
Javelin throw men women
Hammer throw men
Combined events
Pentathlon women
Decathlon men

The Women's Discus Throw event at the 1980 Summer Olympics in Moscow, Soviet Union had an entrylist of 18 competitors, with one qualifying group and the final (12) held on Friday 1980-08-01.


  • Medalists 1
  • Results 2
    • Final 2.1
  • Qualifying round 3
  • See also 4
  • References 5


Gold  Evelin Jahl
East Germany (GDR)
Silver  Mariya Petkova
Bulgaria (BUL)
Bronze  Tatyana Lesovaya
Soviet Union (URS)



 Evelin Jahl (GDR) 69.96 m
 Mariya Petkova (BUL) 67.90 m
 Tatyana Lesovaya (URS) 67.40 m
4.  Gisela Beyer (GDR) 67.08 m
5.  Margitta Pufe (GDR) 66.12 m
6.  Florenţa Ţacu (ROU) 64.38 m
7.  Galina Murašova (URS) 63.84 m
8.  Svetla Bozhkova (BUL) 63.14 m
9.  Meg Ritchie (GBR) 61.16 m
10.  Carmen Romero (CUB) 60.86 m
11.  Zdena Bartoňová (TCH) 57.78 m
12.  Ágnes Herczegh (HUN) 55.06 m

Qualifying round

  • Held on Thursday July 31, 1980
1.  Margitta Pufe (GDR) 65.52 m
2.  Mariya Petkova (BUL) 65.02 m
3.  Gisela Beyer (GDR) 62.86 m
4.  Tatyana Lesovaya (URS) 62.20 m
5.  Svetla Bozhkova (BUL) 60.84 m
6.  Florenţa Ţacu (ROU) 60.40 m
7.  Galina Murašova (URS) 60.32 m
8.  Evelin Jahl (GDR) 60.22 m
9.  Zdena Bartoňová (TCH) 59.48 m
10.  Meg Ritchie (GBR) 58.66 m
11.  Carmen Romero (CUB) 58.60 m
12.  Ágnes Herczegh (HUN) 57.80 m
13.  María Betancourt (CUB) 57.62 m
14.  Katalin Csőke (HUN) 57.38 m
15.  Gael Mulhall (AUS) 54.90 m
16.  Faina Melnyk (URS) 53.76 m
 Oliveira Ludovina (MOZ) NM
 Ulla Lundholm (FIN) DNS

See also


  • Results
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