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Iceland at the 1972 Summer Olympics

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

Iceland at the
1972 Summer Olympics
Flag of Iceland.svg
IOC codeISL
NOCNational Olympic and Sports Association of Iceland
Websitewww.olympic.is (in Icelandic)
in Munich
Competitors25 in 4 sports
Flag bearer Geir Hallsteinsson
Medals
Gold
0
Silver
0
Bronze
0
Total
0
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)

Results by eventEdit

AthleticsEdit

Key
  • Note–Ranks given for track events are within the athlete's heat only
  • Q = Qualified for the next round
  • q = Qualified for the next round as a fastest loser or, in field events, by position without achieving the qualifying target
  • NR = National record
  • N/A = Round not applicable for the event
  • Bye = Athlete not required to compete in round

Men
Track & road events
Athlete Event Heat Quarterfinals Semifinal Final
Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank
Bjarni Stefánsson 100 m 10.99 6 did not advance
400 m 46.76 5 46.92 6 did not advance
Þorsteinn Þorsteinsson 800 m 1:50.8 6 N/A did not advance
Field events
Athlete Event Qualification Final
Distance Position Distance Position
Erlendur Valdimarsson discus throw 55.38 23 did not advance
Women
Field events
Athlete Event Qualification Final
Distance Position Distance Position
Lára Sveinsdóttir high jump 1.60 37 did not advance

HandballEdit

Summary

Key:

  • ET – After extra time
  • P – Match decided by penalty-shootout.
Team Event Preliminary Round Classification Main Round Final / BM
/ Classification
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Rank Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Rank
Iceland men's Men's tournament   East Germany
L 11-16
  Czech Republic
D 19-19
  Tunisia
W 27-16
  Poland
L 17-20
  Japan
L 18-19
12 Did not advance

SwimmingEdit

Men
Athlete Event Heat Semifinal Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Finnur Garðarsson 100 m freestyle 55.97 6 did not advance
200 m freestyle 2:08.88 8 N/A did not advance
Friðrik Guðmundsson 400 m freestyle 4:26.25 7 N/A did not advance
1500 m freestyle 17:32.47 6 N/A did not advance
Guðjón Guðmundsson 100 m breaststroke 1:11.11 8 did not advance
200 m breaststroke 2:32.40 4 N/A did not advance
Gudmunður Gíslason 200 m individual medley 2:20.00 5 N/A did not advance
400 m individual medley 5:03.54 7 N/A did not advance

WeightliftingEdit

Men
Athlete Event Military press Snatch Jerk Total Rank
Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank
Guðmundur Sigurðsson 90 kg 142.5 135.0 177.5 455.0 13
Óskar Sigurpálsson 110 kg 177.5 117.5 182.5 477.5 19