Open main menu

Wikipedia β

Archery at the 1972 Summer Olympics – Men's individual

The men's individual archery event at the 1972 Summer Olympics was part of the archery programme.

Men's individual archery
at the Games of the XX Olympiad
Venue Englischer Garten
Dates September 7—10
Competitors 55 from 24 nations
Winning score 2528
Medalists
1st, gold medalist(s) John Williams  United States
2nd, silver medalist(s) Gunnar Jervill  Sweden
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Kyösti Laasonen  Finland
← New event
1976 →

The event consisted of a double FITA round. For each round, the archer shot 36 arrows at each of four distances—90, 50, 70, and 30 metres. The highest score for each arrow was 10 points, giving a possible maximum of 2880 points.

Contents

MedalistsEdit

RecordsEdit

The following new Olympic records were set during this competition.

Record Round Name Nationality Score OR
Single FITA round First John Williams   United States 1268 OR
Double FITA round Combined John Williams   United States 2528 OR

ResultsEdit

Rank Athlete Round 1
Score
Round 1
Rank
Round 2
Score
Round 2
Rank
Total Score
    John Williams (USA) 1268 (OR) 1 1260 1 2528 (OR)
    Gunnar Jervill (SWE) 1229 2 1252 3 2481
    Kyösti Laasonen (FIN) 1213 6 1254 2 2467
4   Robert Cogniaux (BEL) 1205 7 1240 5 2445
5   Edwin Eliason (USA) 1193 13 1245 4 2438
6   Donald Jackson (CAN) 1225 3 1212 12 2437
7   Victor Sidorouk (URS) 1205 7 1222 7 2427
8*   Arne Jacobsen (DEN) 1188 20 1285 6 2423
9*   Graeme Telford (AUS) 1224 4 1199 16 2423
10   Lucien Trepper (SUI) 1191 16 1218 8 2409
11   Dennis McComak (USA) 1199 9 1199 16 2398
12   Mikhail Peounov (URS) 1222 5 1175 24 2397
13   Herluf Andersen (DEN) 1178 23 1216 10 2394
14   Siegfried Ortmann (FRG) 1175 24 1215 11 2390
15   Terence Reilly (AUS) 1193 13 1194 18 2387
16   Rolf Svensson (SWE) 1179 22 1207 14 2386
17   Roy Matthews (GBR) 1174 25 1211 13 2385
18   Andre Baeyens (BEL) 1190 19 1193 20 2383
19   Hiroshi Kajikawa (JPN) 1192 15 1189 22 2381
20   Olavi Laurila (FIN) 1155 31 1217 9 2372
21   Jacques Doyen (FRA) 1186 21 1183 23 2369
22   Jakob Wolfensberger (SUI) 1191 16 1176 25 2367
23   Jos Daman (BEL) 1165 29 1200 15 2365
24   Mati Vaikjärv (URS) 1194 11 1169 30 2363
25   Elmer Ewert (CAN) 1194 11 1165 32 2359
26   John Snelling (GBR) 1195 10 1161 35 2356
27   Olov Bostroem (SWE) 1168 27 1179 24 2347
28*   Alfonso Jones (MEX) 1154 32 1190 21 2344
29*   Masashi Hibino (JPN) 1150 33 1194 18 2344
30   Richard Krust (FRG) 1172 26 1170 29 2342
31   Alfredo Massazza (ITA) 1189 19 1151 39 2340
32   Jan Erik Humlekjær (NOR) 1164 30 1175 26 2339
33   Giancarlo Ferrari (ITA) 1167 28 1155 36 2322
34   Bela Nagy (HUN) 1135 39 1167 31 2302
35   Sante Spigarelli (ITA) 1145 34 1155 36 2300
36*   Johannes Akkerhaugen (NOR) 1133 40 1155 36 2288
37*   Francisco Naranjilla (PHI) 1117 44 1171 28 2288
38   Shinji Nakamoto (JPN) 1124 42 1163 34 2287
39   Marcel Balthasar (LUX) 1144 36 1141 43 2285
40   Jorma Sandelin (FIN) 1142 37 1136 45 2278
41   Wayne Pullen (CAN) 1145 34 1130 46 2275
42   Louis Lemirre (FRA) 1102 46 1164 33 2266
43   Galsan Biambaa (MGL) 1112 45 1141 43 2253
44   Alain Convard (FRA) 1100 47 1151 39 2251
45   Ronald Bishop (GBR) 1138 38 1106 50 2244
46   Tomasz Leżański (POL) 1128 41 1109 48 2237
47   Jean-Pierre Heritier (SUI) 1123 43 1099 51 2222
48   Egil Borgen Johansen (NOR) 1076 50 1143 42 2219
49   Emilio Ramos (ESP) 1092 48 1107 49 2199
50   Carlos Santos, Jr. (PHI) 1062 52 1121 47 2183
51   Rafael Aveleira (MEX) 1031 54 1147 41 2178
52   Jose Almanzor (MEX) 1092 48 1083 52 2175
53   Robin Sampson (NZL) 1060 53 1055 53 2115
54   Ramon Aldea (PHI) 1067 51 1035 54 2102
55   Ferdinand Vega (PUR) 972 55 982 55 1954
  • Notes
    1. Jacobsen defeated Telford 76-70 in a tie-breaker to gain 8th place.
    2. Jones defeated Hibino 61-46 in a tie-breaker to gain 28th place.
    3. Akkerhaugen defeated Naranjilla 286-285 in a tie-breaker to gain 36th place.

ReferencesEdit