The US and 64 other countries boycotted the 1980 olympic games because of the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan.
No, the US did not compete in the 1980 Summer Olympics in Moscow. They boycotted the Games due to the Soviet Union's invasion of Afghanistan in 1979.
China sent 24 athletes to the 1980 Winter Olympics in Lake Placid to compete in figure skating, speed skating, alpine skiing, cross country skiing, and biathlon. They did not win any medals. The 1980 Winter Olympics were the first Winter Olympics that China competed in.
The country known as Zimbabwe first competed in the Olympics at the 1980 Games in Moscow.
No because his country Kenya boycotted both the 1976 and 1980 Olympics
Yes, Singapore has competed in every Summer Olympics, except for 1980, since 1948.
They were held in Moscow in Russia
In Montreal,1976. And Moscow 1980
No because they where angry that Russia helped a country that was in war with Afghanistan.
The 1980 Games in Moscow was Laos' first participation in the Olympics. They sent 19 athletes to compete in athletics, boxing, and shooting. No Laotian athlete won a medal.
The USA boycott the 1980 olympics.
That is a trick question, Because the USA did not go to the 1980 Summer Olympics in Moscow, Russia. We boycotted the Olympics because the Russians invaded Afghanistan in 1979. There might have been people selected to go on the 1980 USA men's gymnastic team, before the decision was made not to go. However the USA did not go to the 1980 Summer Olympics and nobody representing the USA went to the Olympics that year.
no women were not aloud to compete in the Olympics.
Yes, you can compete in consecutive Olympic games.
Yes, many countries from Africa compete in the Olympics.
no women did not compete in the modern olympics
No athletes can compete in the Olympics without paying.
they still do not compete in the olympics........
USA has been in every Summer Olympics, except the 1980 Games, and every Winter Olympics. That makes USA competing in 25 Summer Olympics and 20 Winter Olympics
witch countries compete in the winter Olympics 2010
People are chosen to compete in the Olympics by competing in the Olympic Trials. In most sports, the top competitors from the Olympic Trials are chosen to compete in the Olympics.
jesse owen compete in the olympics in 1936 23rd of april
One does not have to be an amateur in order to compete in the Olympics. You just have to try out for the team.
the USA did not send an Olympic team to the Moscow Olympics in 1980 so did not have anyone representing the USA in the gymnastic disciplines.
You must be at least 16 to compete in any event in the Olympics.
India does compete in the Olympics. In fact, they have 96 athletes partcipating in the 2008 games.