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Ghana at the 1972 Summer Olympics

Ghana competed at the 1972 Summer Olympics in Munich, West Germany.

Ghana at the
1972 Summer Olympics
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IOC code GHA
NOC Ghana Olympic Committee
in Munich
Medals
Ranked 43rd
Gold Silver Bronze Total
0 0 1 1
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)

Contents

MedalistsEdit

Medal Name Sport Event
  Bronze Prince Amartey Boxing Men's Middleweight (75 kg)

Results by eventEdit

AthleticsEdit

Men's 100 m:

Heats — 10.65 s (did not advance)

Men's 200 m:

  • George Kofi Daniels
  1. Heats — 21.05 s
  2. 2nd Round — 21.10 s (did not advance)
  1. Heats — 21.06 s (did not advance)
  1. Heats — 47.83 s (did not advance)
  2. 2nd Round — 47.34 s (did not advance)

Men's 1500 m:

  1. Heats — 4:08.2 (did not advance)

Men's 3000 m steeplechase:

  1. Heats — 8:57.6 (did not advance)

Men's 4 × 100 m relay:

  1. Heats — 39.46 s
  2. 2nd Round — 39.99 s (did not advance)

Men's Long jump:

  1. Heat — 7.39 m (did not advance)
  1. Heat — 7.93 m (did not advance)
  2. Final — 8.01 m (4th place)

Men's Triple jump:

  1. Heat — 15.84 m (did not advance)
  1. Heat — 15.72 m (did not advance)

Women's 100 m

  1. Heat — 11.90 s
  2. 2nd Round — 12.04 (did not advance)
  1. Heat — 11.54 s
  2. 2nd Round — 11.45 s
  3. Semifinal — 11.47 s
  4. Final — 11.41 s (6th place)
Alternate member

BoxingEdit

Bantamweight:

  1. 1/16-Final — Defeated Werner Schäfer of West Germany (3 — 2)
  2. 1/8-Final — Lost to Ferry Egberty Moniaga of Indonesia (1 — 4)

Featherweight:

  1. 1/32-Final — Lost to Orlando Palacios of Cuba (1 — 4)

Light Welterweight:

  1. 1/16-Final — Lost to Issaka Dabore of Niger (RSC, 3. RD)

Welterweight:

  1. 1/16-Final — Lost to Damdinjav Bandi of Mongolia (2 — 3)

Light middleweight:

  1. 1/32-Final — Lost to Rolando Garbey of Cuba (0 — 5)

Middleweight:

  • Prince AmarteyBronze medal
  1. 1/8-final — Defeat José Luis Espinosa of Mexico (5 — 0)
  2. 1/4-final — Defeat Poul Knudsen of Denmark (3 — 2)
  3. Semi-Final — Lost to Reima Virtanen of Finland (2 — 3)

FootballEdit

MenEdit

  • First Round (Group D)

August 28, 1972
12:00
East Germany   4–0   Ghana
Kreische   19'   89'
Streich   45'
Sparwasser   66'
Report
Olympic Stadium, Munich
Attendance: 40.000
Referee: Michael Wuertz  

August 30, 1972
12:00
Poland   4–0   Ghana
Lubański   40'
Gadocha   59'   89'
Deyna   86'
Report
Regensburg
Attendance: 2.200
Referee: Kan-Chee Lee  

September 1, 1972
12:00
Colombia   3–1   Ghana
Morón   56'
Torres   60'
Montano   82'
Report Sunday   79'
Olympic Stadium, Munich
Attendance: 25.000
Referee: Kurt Tschenscher  

Group DEdit

  Pld W D L GF GA Pts
  Poland 3 3 0 0 11 2 6
  East Germany 3 2 0 1 11 3 4
  Colombia 3 1 0 2 4 12 2
  Ghana 3 0 0 3 1 10 0
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