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Archery at the 1972 Summer Olympics

Archery at the 1972 Summer Olympics consisted of two medal events, one for men and one for women.

Archery
at the Games of the XX Olympiad
Archery pictogram.svg
VenueEnglischer Garten
Dates7–10 September
No. of events2 (1 men, 1 women)
Competitors95 from 27 nations
← 1920
1976 →

Each event was composed of two FITA rounds. Each of those FITA rounds consisted of the archers shooting 36 arrows at targets at 4 different distances, for a total of 144 arrows. The distances were 90, 70, 50, and 30 metres for men and 70, 60, 50, and 30 metres for women.

18 nations competed in both the men's and women's events, while 3 competed in only the women's and 6 competed only in the men's.

Medal summaryEdit

EventsEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Men's individual
details
John Williams
  United States
Gunnar Jervill
  Sweden
Kyösti Laasonen
  Finland
Women's individual
details
Doreen Wilber
  United States
Irena Szydłowska
  Poland
Emma Gapchenko
  Soviet Union

Medal tableEdit

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1  United States (USA)2002
2  Poland (POL)0101
  Sweden (SWE)0101
4  Finland (FIN)0011
  Soviet Union (URS)0011
Totals (5 nations)2226


Participating nationsEdit

Nation Men's Individual Women's Individual Total
  Australia 2 1 3
  Belgium 3 0 3
  Canada 3 3 6
  Denmark 2 2 4
  Finland 3 0 3
  France 3 2 5
  Great Britain 3 3 6
  Hungary 1 1 2
  Indonesia 0 1 1
  Italy 3 0 3
  Japan 3 1 4
  Luxembourg 1 1 2
  Mexico 3 3 6
  Mongolia 1 2 3
  New Zealand 1 0 1
  North Korea 0 3 3
  Norway 3 1 4
  Philippines 3 0 3
  Poland 1 3 4
  Puerto Rico 1 0 1
  Republic of China 0 1 1
  Soviet Union 3 3 6
  Spain 1 1 2
  Sweden 3 2 5
  Switzerland 3 1 4
  United States 3 3 6
  West Germany 2 2 4
Total athletes 55 40 95
Total NOCs 24 21 27

ReferencesEdit