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The 1980 Winter Olympics (officially the XIII Olympic Winter Games and also known as Lake Placid 1980) were a winter multi-sport event held between February 13 and 24, 1980 in Lake Placid, New York. These Games marked the third time the United States hosted the Winter Olympics, as well as the second time Lake Placid hosted the Winter Games, the first being in 1932.

Bidding[]

The only other candidate city to bid for the Games was Vancouver-Garibaldi, British Columbia, which withdrew before the final vote.

Voting[]

Voting results for the 1980 Winter Olympic Games
City Country Round 1
Lake Placid United States Unanimous

Medal table[]

Rank Country Gold.png Silver.png Bronze.png Total
1 Soviet Union 10 6 6 22
2 East Germany 9 7 7 23
3 United States 6 4 2 12
4 Austria 3 2 2 7
5 Sweden 3 0 1 4
6 Liechtenstein 2 2 0 4
7 Finland 1 5 3 9
8 Norway 1 3 6 10
9 Netherlands 1 2 1 4
10 Switzerland 1 1 3 5
11 Great Britain 1 0 0 1
12 West Germany 0 2 3 5
13 Italy 0 2 0 2
14 Canada 0 1 1 2
15 Hungary 0 1 0 1
15 Japan 0 1 0 1
17 Bulgaria 0 0 1 1
17 Czechoslovakia 0 0 1 1
17 France 0 0 1 1

See Also[]

  • Logos - A collection of logos featuring this event.
  • Mascots - The official mascots of this Olympics'.
  • Torch - Information about this Olympics' torch.

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Preceded by
Montreal 1976
Olympics
1984
Succeeded by
Moscow 1980
Preceded by
Innsbruck 1976
Winter Olympics
1984
Succeeded by
Sarajevo 1984



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