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Canada at the 1972 Summer Olympics

Canada competed at the 1972 Summer Olympics in Munich, West Germany. 208 competitors, 158 men and 50 women, took part in 136 events in 18 sports.[1]

Canada at the
1972 Summer Olympics
Flag of Canada.svg
IOC code CAN
NOC Canadian Olympic Committee
Website www.olympic.ca (in English) (in French)
in Munich
Competitors 208 (158 men and 50 women) in 18 sports
Flag bearer Doug Rogers
Medals
Ranked 27th
Gold
0
Silver
2
Bronze
3
Total
5
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)
Other related appearances
1906 Intercalated Games

Contents

MedalistsEdit

Canada finished in 27th position in the final medal rankings, with two silver medals and three bronze medals.

SilverEdit

BronzeEdit

ArcheryEdit

In the first modern archery competition at the Olympics, Canada entered three men and three women. Their highest placing competitor was Donald Jackson, who finished in 6th place in the men's competition. His score was only 30 points below the bronze medal score.

Men's Individual Competition:

Women's Individual Competition:

AthleticsEdit

Men's 1,500 metres

Men's 5,000 metres

  • Robert Finlay
    • Heat — 13:44.0 (→ did not advance)
  • Grant McLaren
    • Heat — 13:43.8 (→ did not advance)

Men's High Jump

  • John Beers
    • Qualifying Round — 2.15m
    • Final — 2.15m (→ 6th place)
  • John Hawkins
    • Qualifying Round — 2.15m
    • Final — 2.15m (→ 9th place)
  • Richard Cuttell
    • Qualification Round — 2.09m (→ did not advance)

BoxingEdit

Men's Flyweight (– 51 kg)

Men's Bantamweight (– 54 kg)

Men's Featherweight (– 57 kg)

Men's Lightweight (– 60 kg)

Men's Heavyweight (+ 81 kg)

CanoeingEdit

CyclingEdit

DivingEdit

Men's 3m Springboard

Men's 10m Platform

  • Ron Friesen - 272.94 points (→ 20th place)
  • Scott Cranham - 263.52 points (→ 27th place)
  • Ken Sully - 262.26 points (→ 29th place)

Women's 3m Springboard

Women's 10m Platform

EquestrianEdit

FencingEdit

GymnasticsEdit

JudoEdit

Modern PentathlonEdit

Three male pentathletes represented Canada in 1972. It was the first time Canada had entered pentathletes at the Olympics, and the team was coached by Hungarian-born Joseph Bucsko (1930 - 1996).

Individual:

Team:

  • Scheuermann, Maaten, and Skene — 11335 points (→ 19th place)

RowingEdit

Men's Coxed Pairs

SailingEdit

ShootingEdit

SwimmingEdit

Men's 100m Freestyle

Men's 200m Freestyle

Men's 4 × 100 m Freestyle Relay

Men's 4 × 200 m Freestyle Relay

Water poloEdit

Men's Team Competition

WeightliftingEdit

WrestlingEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Canada at the 1972 Munich Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 2011-02-11.