Unfortunately, he was cut of the 1980 U.S. Olympic Ice Hockey team and did not receive a medal.
India won its last hockey gold medal in 1980 in Moscow Olympic.
Poltroon was awarded the individual bronze medal at the 1980 alternate Olympic Games. The rider of Poltroon was the first woman to win an Olympic medal in the sport.
The last time India won a Gold medal in Olympic field hockey was 1980, and since then they have won none.
P. T. Usha did not win an Olympic medal. She competed in three Olympics (1980, 1984, 1988) with her best finish being 4th in women's 400 meter hurdles in 1984.
0. Angola has participated in the Olympics since the 1980 Games and has sent athletes to compete in judo, beach volleyball, athletics, boxing, swimming, shooting, sailing, canoeing, basketball, and handball without winning an Olympic medal.
Daley Thompson won a gold medal in the decathlon at the 1980 and 1984 Summer Olympic Games.
The United States won the gold medal defeating the USSR and Finland in the final round.
Men: India Women: Zimbabwe
Zimbabwe at the 1980 Summer Games in Moscow.
No one - sadly, taekwondo did not become an Olympic sport until 1988.
1980 Games in Moscow ... Zimbabwe won the gold medal.
Olympic gold medalists were Duncan Goodhew in 1980 and Adrian Moorhouse in 1988.
Yes ... Daley won the gold medal in decathlon at the 1980 Games in Moscow and 1984 Games in Los Angeles.
The US beat Russia in the biggest upset now known as the Miracle on Ice. They beat the Finns in the Gold Medal game.
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.
Before 1980, India. After 1980 (and the complete introduction of astroturf) the Netherlands. A complete medal table can be found at the related links.
Their main Olympic sports are sailing, shooting and tennis. They have sent competitors to every Olympics since the 1980 Moscow Games, and won their first Olympic medal in the 1012 London Games when Pavlos Kontides won Silver in the Men's Laser Sailing. At Beijing in 2008, they narrowly missed getting Bronze for clay target shooting. Cyprus sent it's first athlete to the Olympics in 1896, but because it was a British colony at the time, he competed under the Greek flag.
India has won 8 field hockey gold medals, the last being in 1980 in Moscow when they defeated Spain 4-3 in the medal match.
As the games were held in Moscow, and also as it was cold war time U.S.A did not participate in this Olympics. So U.S.S.R lead the Medal Tally with 76 gold and then by Germany with 47 golds. Here's the link for each of the Olympic Games. http://olympic-museum.de/m-stand/mirror1980.htm
Field hockey becomes a medal sport for women in the Olympics. The Zimbabwe women's field hockey team went undefeated to win the Olympic gold medal.
The world became shocked after the amitur USA team defeated the Soviet Union tea(which was considered absolutly UNbeatable) and the USA got the old hockey Olympic medal.
Mohammed Shahid was a member of India's field hockey team when they won the Olympic gold medal in 1980. He was known as the world's best dribbler.
1980 Summer Games in Moscow. They sent 14 athletes to compete in swimming and athletics without winning a medal.