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Denmark at the 1972 Summer Olympics

Denmark competed at the 1972 Summer Olympics in Munich, West Germany. 126 competitors, 114 men and 12 women, took part in 74 events in 17 sports.[1]

Denmark at the
1972 Summer Olympics
Flag of Denmark.svg
IOC code DEN
NOC National Olympic Committee and Sports Confederation of Denmark
Website www.dif.dk (in Danish) (in English)
in Munich
Competitors 126 (114 men and 12 women) in 17 sports
Flag bearer Peder Pedersen
Medals
Ranked 25th
Gold
1
Silver
0
Bronze
0
Total
1
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)
Other related appearances
1906 Intercalated Games

Contents

MedalistsEdit

GoldEdit

ArcheryEdit

In the first modern archery competition at the Olympics, Denmark entered two men and two women. Their highest placing competitor was Arne Jacobsen, at 8th place in the men's competition.

Women's Individual Competition:

Men's Individual Competition:

AthleticsEdit

Men's 1500 metres

  • Tom B. Hansen
    • Heat — 3:41.1
    • Semifinals — 3:41.6
    • Final — 3:46.4 (→ 10th place)
  • Gerd Larsen
    • Heat — 3:44.7
    • Semifinals — 3:59.4 (→ did not advance)

Men's 5000 metres

BoxingEdit

Men's Lightweight (– 60 kg)

Men's Welterweight (– 67 kg)

Men's Middleweight (– 75 kg)

CanoeingEdit

CyclingEdit

EquestrianEdit

FencingEdit

FootballEdit

Men's Team Competition

GymnasticsEdit

HandballEdit

Men's Team Competition

Modern pentathlonEdit

Three male pentathletes represented Denmark in 1972.

Men's Individual Competition

Men's Team Competition

  • Steffensen, Petersen, and Heitmann – 13547 points (→ 14th place)

RowingEdit

Men's Single Sculls
  • Kim Børgesen
    • Heat — 7:58.94
    • Repechage — 7:56.66
    • Semi Finals — 8:27.93
    • B-Final — 8:09.04 (→ 11th place)

SailingEdit

ShootingEdit

SwimmingEdit

Men's 100m Backstroke

Men's 200m Backstroke

Men's 100m Breaststroke

Men's 200m Breaststroke

Women's 100m Freestyle

Women's 400m Freestyle

Women's 800m Freestyle

Women's 100m Breaststroke

Women's 200m Breaststroke

Women's 200m Individual Medley

Women's 400m Individual Medley

WeightliftingEdit

WrestlingEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Denmark at the 1972 Munich Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 2011-02-12.