Olympic Games 1980 Moscow

22th Olympiad


Sports: 23            National Teams: 80

Participation Medal

Olympic participation medal 1980          Olympic participation medal 1980

Diameter: 60 mm Design by: Angelina Leonova
Weight: 125 gr Mint: Leningrad Mint
Thickness: 7 mm Participants: 5,923
Obverse: Moscow Olympic emblem over Olympic stadium.
Reverse: View of Red Square in Moscow

  The commemorative medal 1980

The commemorative medal was designed by sculptor Angelina Leonova. The emblem of the 1980 Games against a background of a stadium arena appears on the obverse. In the upper right-hand corner is the inscription in Cyrillic "Games of the XXII Olympiad. Moscow 1980". The reverse features a bas - relief of Red Square in Moscow. The medal is made of tombac, and is 60 mm in diameter and 3 mm thick. 

(Source document:  Official Report 1980, Vol. 2, page 423)

                  participation medal olympic games 1980 Moscow

Presentation box

Participation Diploma 1980 Moscow

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Other Olympic Participation medals:

  • 1896Athens, Greece
  • 1900Paris, France
  • 1904St. Louis, USA
  • 1906Athens, Greece
  • 1908London, England
  • 1912Stockholm, Sweden
  • 1916cancelled
  • 1920Antwerp, Belgium
  • 1924Paris, France
  • 1928Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • 1932Los Angeles, USA
  • 1936Berlin, Germany
  • 1940cancelled
  • 1944cancelled
  • 1948London, England
  • 1952Helsinki, Finland
  • 1956Stockholm, Sweden
  • 1956Melbourne, Australia
  • 1960Rome, Italy
  • 1964Tokyo, Japan
  • 1968Mexico City, Mexico
  • 1972Munich, Germany
  • 1976Montreal, Canada
  • 1980Moscow, Soviet Union
  • 1984Los Angeles, USA
  • 1988Seoul, South Korea
  • 1992Barcelona, Spain
  • 1996Atlanta, USA
  • 2000Sydney, Australia
  • 2004Athens, Greece
  • 2008Beijing, China
  • 2012London, England
  • 2016Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  • 2020Tokyo, Japan