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1980 Winter Olympics
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1980 Winter Olympics

See also: 1980 Winter Paralympics
The Games of the XIII Olympic Winter Games were held in 1980 in Lake Placid, United States of America. Another candidate city was Vancouver-Garibaldi, Canada; they withdrew before the final vote.

Games of the XIII Olympic Winter Games
Nations participating37
Athletes participating1,072 (233 women, 839 men)
Events38 in 6 sports
Opening ceremoniesFebruary 13, 1980
Closing ceremoniesFebruary 24, 1980
Officially opened byVice President Walter Mondale
Athlete's OathEric Heiden
Judge's Oath:Terry McDermott
Olympic TorchDr. Charles Morgan Kerr

Table of contents
1 Highlights
2 Medals awarded
3 Medal count
4 References

Highlights

Medals awarded

See the medal winners, ordered by sport:

Medal count

PosCountryGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1Union of Soviet Socialist Republics106622
2German Democratic Republic97723
3United States of America64212
4Austria3227
5Sweden3014
6Liechtenstein2204
7Finland1539
8Norway13610
9Netherlands1214
10Switzerland1135
11Great Britain1001
12Federal Republic of Germany0235
13Italy0202
14Canada0112
15Hungary0101
16France0011
17Czechoslovakia0011
18Bulgaria0011
19Japan0011

References

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