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1972 Summer Olympics national flag bearers

During the Parade of Nations section of the 1972 Summer Olympics opening ceremony, athletes from each country participating in the Olympics paraded into the arena. The Parade of Nations was organised according to the German alphabet, with the first country following Greece being Egypt, while the host, West Germany, entered last.[1] Music during the parade of nations is composed by Kurt Edelhagen.

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Order Nation German Flag bearer Sport
1   Greece (GRE) Griechenland Khristos Papanikolaou Athletics
2   Egypt (EGY) Ägypten Kamal Kamel El-Guamel Basketball
3   Ethiopia (ETH) Äthiopien Mamo Wolde Athletics
4   Afghanistan (AFG) Afghanistan Ghulam Dastagir Wrestling
5   Albania (ALB) Albanien Afërdita Tusha Shooting
6   Algeria (ALG) Algerien Azzedine Azzouzi Athletics
7   Argentina (ARG) Argentinien Carlos Cesar Delia Equestrian
8   Australia (AUS) Australien Dennis Green Canoe Sprint
9   Bahamas (BAH) Bahamas
10   Barbados (BAR) Barbados Anthony Phillips Weightlifting
11   Belgium (BEL) Belgien Gaston Roelants Athletics
12   Bermuda (BER) Bermuda Kirk Cooper Sailing
13   Bolivia (BOL) Bolivien Roberto Nielsen-Reyes Equestrian
14   Brazil (BRA) Brasilien Luiz Cláudio Menon Basketball
15   British Honduras (HBR) Britisch Honduras Gimore Hinksen Non-competitor
16   Bulgaria (BUL) Bulgarien Dimitar Zlatanov Volleyball
17   Burma (BIR) Burma Win Maung Football[2]
18   Chile (CHI) Chile René Varas Equestrian
19   Costa Rica (CRC) Costa Rica
20   Denmark (DEN) Danemark Peder Pedersen Cycling
21   Dahomey (DAH) Dahomey
22   East Germany (GDR) DDR[n 1] Manfred Wolke Boxing
23   Dominican Republic (DOM) Dominikanische Republik Emilio Berroa Weightlifting
24   North Korea (PRK) DVR Korea[n 2] Kim Man-Dok Tennis
25   Ecuador (ECU) Ecuador Abdalá Bucaram Athletics
26   Ivory Coast (CIV) Elfenbeinküste Simbara Maki Athletics
27   El Salvador (ESA) El Salvador Salvador Vilanova Swimming
28   Fiji (FIJ) Fidschi Usia Sotutu Athletics
29   Finland (FIN) Finnland Ilkka Nummisto Canoe Sprint
30   France (FRA) Frankreich Jean-Claude Magnan Fencing
31   Gabon (GAB) Gabun Matias Moussobou Boxing
32   Ghana (GHA) Ghana Sam Bugri Athletics
33   Great Britain (GBR) Grossbritannien David Broome Equestrian
34   Guatemala (GUA) Guatemala Víctor Castellanos Shooting
35   Guyana (GUY) Guyana Gordon Sankis Cycling
36   Haiti (HAI) Haiti Jules Meliner Athletics
37   Hong Kong (HKG) Hong Kong Peter Rull Sr. Shooting
38   India (IND) Indien D.N. Devine Jones Boxing
39   Indonesia (INA) Indonesien Wiem Gommies Boxing
40   Iran (IRI) Iran Abdollah Movahed Wrestling
41   Ireland (IRL) Irland Ronnie McMahon Equestrian
42   Iceland (ISL) Island Geir Hallsteinsson Handball
43   Israel (ISR) Israel Henry Hershkowitz Shooting
44   Italy (ITA) Italien Abdon Pamich Athletics
45   Jamaica (JAM) Jamaika Lennox Miller Athletics
46   Japan (JPN) Japan Masatoshi Shinomaki Judo
47   Yugoslavia (YUG) Jugoslawien Mirko Sandić Water Polo
48   Virgin Islands (ISV) Jungferninseln William Peets Boxing
49   Khmer Republic (KHM) Kambodscha Chaing Cheng Boxing
50   Cameroon (CMR) Kamerun Gaston Malam Athletics
51   Canada (CAN) Kanada Douglas Rogers Judo
52   Kenya (KEN) Kenia Kipchoge Keino Arhletics
53   Colombia (COL) Kolumbien Alfonso Pérez Boxing
54   Republic of the Congo (CGO) Kongo
55   South Korea (KOR) Korea Kim Ji-hak
56   Cuba (CUB) Kuba Teófilo Stevenson Boxing
57   Kuwait (KUW) Kuwait Younis Abdallah Rabee Athletics
58   Lesotho (LES) Lesotho Motsapi Moorosi Athletics
59   Lebanon (LIB) Libanon Mohamed Tarabulsi Weightlifting
60   Liberia (LBR) Liberia Thomas Howe Athletics
61   Liechtenstein (LIE) Liechtenstein Eduard von Falz-Fein Non competitor
62   Luxembourg (LUX) Luxemburg Charles Sowa Boxing
63   Madagascar (MAD) Madagaskar Jean-Aimé Randrianalijaona Athletics
64   Malawi (MAW) Malawi Martin Matupi Athletics
65   Malaysia (MAS) Malaysia Mohamed Bakar Football
66   Mali (MLI) Mali Namakoro Niaré Athletics
67   Malta (MLT) Malta Joseph Grech Shooting
68   Morocco (MAR) Marokko
69   Mexico (MEX) Mexiko Felipe Muñoz Swimming
70   Monaco (MON) Monako Jean-Charles Seneca Fencing
71   Mongolia (MGL) Mongolei Bazarragchaagiin Jamsran Wrestling
72   Nepal (NEP) Nepal Jit Bahadur Khatri Chhetri
73   New Zealand (NZL) Neuseeland Les Mills Athletics
74   Nicaragua (NCA) Nicaragua Don Vélez
75   Netherlands (NED) Niederlande Nico Spits Field Hockey
76   Netherlands Antilles (AHO) Niederlandische Antillen Bèto Adriana
77   Niger (NIG) Niger Issaka Dabore
78   Nigeria (NGR) Nigeria Benedict Majekodunmi Athletics
79   Norway (NOR) Norwegen Harald Barlie Wrestling
80   Upper Volta (VOL) Obervolta
81   Austria (AUT) Österreich Hubert Raudaschl Sailing
82   Pakistan (PAK) Pakistan Mohammad Malik Arshad
83   Panama (PAN) Panama Donaldo Arza Boxing
84   Paraguay (PAR) Paraguay Arnulfo Ruben Becker
85   Peru (PER) Peru Enrique Barza Fencing
86   Philippines (PHI) Philippinen Jimmy Mariano Basketball
87   Poland (POL) Polen Waldemar Baszanowski Weightlifting
88   Portugal (POR) Portugal Armando Ardegalega Athletics
89   Puerto Rico (PUR) Puerto Rico Arnaldo Bistol Athletics
90   Republic of China (ROC) Republik China Chi Cheng Athletics
91   Romania (ROM) Rumanien Aurel Vernescu Canoeing
92   Zambia (ZAM) Sambia
93   San Marino (SMR) San Marino Casale Pilade Shooting
94   Saudi Arabia (KSA) Saudi Arabien Bilal Said Al-Azma Athletics
95   Sweden (SWE) Schweden Jan Jönsson Equestrian
96   Switzerland (SUI) Schweiz Urs von Wartburg Athletics
97   Senegal (SEN) Senegal Robert N'Diaye Wrestling
98   Singapore (SIN) Singapur Pat Chan Swimming
99   Somalia (SOM) Somalia Mohamed Aboker Athletics
100   Spain (ESP) Spanien Francisco Fernández Ochoa Non competitor
101   Ceylon (CEY) Sri Lanka (Ceylon) Lucien Rosa Athletics
102   Sudan (SUD) Sudan Abdel Wahab Abdullah Salih Boxing
103   Suriname (SUR) Suriname Sammy Monsels Athletics
104   Swaziland (SWZ) Swasiland Richard Mabuza Athletics (marathon)
105   Syria (SYR) Syrien Mounzer Katib Shooting
106   Tanzania (TAN) Tansania Claver Kamanya Athletics
107   Thailand (THA) Thailand Rangsit Yanothai Shooting
108   Togo (TOG) Togo Roger Kangni Athletics
109   Trinidad and Tobago (TRI) Trinidad und Tobago Hasely Crawford Athletics
110   Chad (CHA) Tschad Ahmed Senoussi Athletics (high jump)
111   Czechoslovakia (TCH) Tschechoslowakei Ludvík Daněk Athletics
112   Turkey (TUR) Türkei Giyasettin Yilmaz Wrestling
113   Tunisia (TUN) Tunesien Salem Boughattas Athletics
114   Soviet Union (URS) UdSSR[n 3] Aleksandr Medved Wrestling
115   Uganda (UGA) Uganda John Akii-Bua Athletics
116   Hungary (HUN) Ungarn Gergely Kulcsár Athletics
117   Uruguay (URU) Uruguay Darwin Piñeyrúa Athletics
118   United States (USA) USA Olga Fikotová Athletics
119   Venezuela (VEN) Venezuela Francisco Rodríguez Boxing
120   Vietnam (VIE) Vietnam Ho Minh Thu Archery
121   West Germany (FRG) Deutschland Detlef Lewe Canoe Sprint
Notes
  1. ^ DDR – Deutsche Demokratische Republik
  2. ^ DVRK – Demokratische Volksrepublik Korea
  3. ^ UdSSR - Union der Sozialistischen Sowjetrepubliken

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Munich 1972 Opening Ceremony YouTube
  2. ^ "Win Maung Bio, Stats, and Results". Sports-Reference.com. Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Retrieved 22 November 2014.