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Italy at the 1972 Summer Olympics

Italy competed at the 1972 Summer Olympics in Munich, West Germany. 224 competitors, 197 men and 27 women, took part in 123 events in 19 sports.[1]

Italy at the
1972 Summer Olympics
Flag of Italy.svg
IOC code ITA
NOC Italian National Olympic Committee
Website www.coni.it (in Italian)
in Munich
Competitors 224 (197 men and 27 women) in 19 sports
Flag bearer Abdon Pamich
Medals
Ranked 10th
Gold
5
Silver
3
Bronze
10
Total
18
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)
Other related appearances
1906 Intercalated Games

Contents

MedalistsEdit

GoldEdit

SilverEdit

BronzeEdit

ArcheryEdit

In the first modern archery competition at the Olympics, Italy entered three men. Their highest placing competitor was Alfredo Massazza, at 31st place.

Men's Individual Competition:

AthleticsEdit

Men's 800 metres

Men's 1500 metres

  • Franco Arese
    • Heat — 3:44.0
    • Semifinals — 3:41.1 (→ did not advance)
  • Gianni del Buono
    • Heat — 3:40.8
    • Semifinals — 3:42.0 (→ did not advance)

Men's 4 × 100 m Relay

Men's High Jump

  • Enzo del Forno
    • Qualifying Round — 2.15m
    • Final — 2.15m (→ 10th place)
  • Marco Schivo
    • Qualifying Round — 2.15m
    • Final — 2.10m (→ 17th place)

BasketballEdit

Men's Team Competition

BoxingEdit

Men's Light Flyweight:

  1. 1/16-Final - Lost to Kadir Syed Abdul of Singapore (3 round, RSC)

Men's Flyweight:

  1. 1/16-Final - Defeated Filex Maina of Kenya (5 - 0)
  2. 1/8-Final - Lost to Boris Zoriktuev of USSR (1 - 4)

Men's Featherweight:

  1. 1/32-Final - Defeated Morgan Mwenya of Zambia (5 - 0)
  2. 1/16-Final - Defeated Ebu Sef Tatar of Turkey (5 -0 )
  3. 1/8-Final - Lost to Royal Kobayashi of Japan (1 round, KO)

Men's Lightweight:

  1. 1/32-Final - Defeated José Martinez of Canada (2 round, RSC)
  2. 1/16-Final - Lost to László Orbán of Hungary (1 - 4)

Men's Light Welterweight:

  1. 1/16-Final - Lost to Srisook Bantow of Thailand (1 - 4)

Men's Welterweight:

  1. 1/32-Final - Lost to Emilio Correa of Cuba (0 - 5)

Men's Light Middleweight:

  1. 1/16-Final - Lost to Wiesław Rudkowski of Poland (0 - 5)

Men's Light Heavyweight:

  1. 1/16-Final - Defeated Samson Laizer of Tanzania (2round KO)
  2. 1/8-Final - Lost to Rudi Hornig of West Germany (1 - 4)

CanoeingEdit

CyclingEdit

DivingEdit

Men's 3m Springboard

Men's 10m Platform

EquestrianEdit

FencingEdit

GymnasticsEdit

JudoEdit

Modern pentathlonEdit

Three male pentathletes represented Italy in 1972.

Men's Individual Competition:

Men's Team Competition:

  • Medda, Perugini, and Deligia - 13913 points (→ 10th 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

Men's Competition

Women's Competition

Water poloEdit

Men's Team CompetitionEdit

WeightliftingEdit

Men's Bantamweight:

Men's Featherweight:

Men's Middleweight:

Men's Light Heavyweight:

Men's Heavyweight:

WrestlingEdit

Water Skiing (demonstration sports)Edit

Men's Slalom:

Men's Figure Skiing:

  • Max Hofer - 3850 points (→ 6th place)
  • Roby Zucchi - 3560 points (→ 8th place)

Men's Jump:

  • Max Hofer - 37.70 points (→   Silver Medal)
  • Roby Zucchi - 35.10 points (→ 7th place)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Italy at the 1972 Munich Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Archived from the original on 2012-04-18. Retrieved 2011-02-15. 

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