In the 1980 Olympic Games in Moscow, there were 90 countries that participated. The United States boycotted the games that year.
The country of Indonesia had participated in 14 Summer Olympic Games events. The first time it had participation was in the Olympic games of 1952, since then, they had only skipped the 1964 and 1980 games.
0 ... Botswana first participated in the Olympics at the 1980 Games in Moscow.
Canadian Equestrian athlete Ian Millar has participated in 10 Olympic games as of 2012. Millar and would have participated in 11 games since he was on the Canadian Olympic team for Moscow in 1980, but Canada boycotted the Olympics that year. Millar also plans to participate in Brazil in 2016.
No athlete from New Zealand won gold at the 1980 Summer Olympic Games in Moscow. The New Zealand Olympic Committee officially boycotted those Games and the athletes from New Zealand that did participate were competing under the flag of the New Zealand Olympic and Commonwealth Games Association. Five athletes participated and no medals were won.
1980 and 1984 by a number of countries in both years.
Japan first participated in the Summer Olympics in 1912. They have participated in all Summer Olympic since except for 1948 and 1980. They first participated in the Winter Olympics in 1928 and have been in all Winter Games except the 1948 Games. The 2008 Olympics is the 20th Summer Games Japan has participated in. They have been to 18 Winter Games.
The 1980 Summer Olympics was boycotted by the U.S. and 64 other countries.
A total of 959 athletes from 70 countries participated in the 1980 Summer Olympics.
Canadian Equestrian athlete Ian Millar has participated in 10 Olympic games as of 2012. Millar and would have participated in 11 games since he was on the Canadian Olympic team for Moscow in 1980, but Canada boycotted the Olympics that year. Millar also hopes to participate in Brazil in 2016 and has no plans to retire. Next after Millar is Austrian sailor Hubert Raudaschl who competed in 9 consecutive Summer Olympics between 1964-1996.
1980 XIII Olympic Winter Games Lake Placid - 1980 TV was released on: USA: 1980