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Belgium at the 1972 Summer Olympics

Belgium competed at the 1972 Summer Olympics in Munich, West Germany. 88 competitors, 82 men and 6 women, took part in 51 events in 14 sports.[1]

Belgium at the
1972 Summer Olympics
Flag of Belgium (civil).svg
IOC code BEL
NOC Belgian Olympic and Interfederal Committee
Website www.olympic.be (in Dutch) (in French)
in Munich
Competitors 88 (82 men and 6 women) in 14 sports
Flag bearer Gaston Roelants
Medals
Ranked 29th
Gold Silver Bronze Total
0 2 0 2
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)
Other related appearances
1906 Intercalated Games

Contents

MedalistsEdit

Belgium finished in 29th position in the final medal rankings, with two silver medals.

SilverEdit

ArcheryEdit

In the first modern archery competition at the Olympics, Belgium entered three men. Their highest placing competitor was Robert Cogniaux, who missed a medal by 22 points.

Men's Individual Competition:

AthleticsEdit

Men's 800 metres

  • Herman Mignon
    • Heat — 1:47.5
    • Semifinals — 1:49.7 (→ did not advance)

Men's 1500 metres

Men's 5000 metres

CanoeingEdit

CyclingEdit

EquestrianEdit

FencingEdit

One female fencer represented Belgium in 1972.

Women's foil

HockeyEdit

Men's Team Competition

JudoEdit

RowingEdit

Men's Coxed Pairs

SailingEdit

ShootingEdit

SwimmingEdit

WeightliftingEdit

WrestlingEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Belgium at the 1972 Munich Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 14 October 2014. 

External linksEdit