Luxembourg at the 1972 Summer Olympics

Luxembourg competed at the 1972 Summer Olympics in Munich, West Germany. 11 competitors, 10 men and 1 woman, took part in 8 events in 5 sports.[1]

Luxembourg at the
1972 Summer Olympics
Flag of Luxembourg.svg
IOC codeLUX
NOCLuxembourg Olympic and Sporting Committee
Websitewww.teamletzebuerg.lu (in French)
in Munich
Competitors11 in 5 sports
Medals
Gold
0
Silver
0
Bronze
0
Total
0
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)

ArcheryEdit

In the first modern archery competition at the Olympics, Luxembourg entered one man and one woman. Their highest placing competitor was Nelly Wies-Weyrich, at 24th place in the women's competition.

Men
Athlete Event Round 1 Round 2 Total score
Score Seed Score Seed Score Seed
Marcel Balthasar Individual 1144 36 1141 43 2285 39
Women
Athlete Event Round 1 Round 2 Total score
Score Seed Score Seed Score Seed
Nelly Wies-Weyrich Individual 1144 23 1108 33 2252 24

AthleticsEdit

Men
Track and road events
Athletes Events Final
Time Rank
Charles Sowa 20 km walk 1:36:23.8 18
50 km walk 4:14:21.2 10

CyclingEdit

Two cyclists represented Luxembourg in 1972.

Men
Athletes Events Final
Time Rank
Lucien Didier Individual road race 4:17:13.0 56
Erny Kirchen 4:15:21.0 27

FencingEdit

Five fencers, all men, represented Luxembourg in 1972.

MenEdit

Athlete Event Round 1 Round 2 Quarterfinal Semifinal Final
Opposition
Result
Rank Opposition
Result
Rank Opposition
Result
Rank Opposition
Result
Rank Opposition
Result
Rank
Alain Anen Men's épée 6 Did not advance 68
Remo Manelli 6 Did not advance 64
Robert Schiel 2 Q 3 Q 4 Did not advance 16
Alain Anen
Aly Doerfel
Romain Manelli
Remo Manelli
Robert Schiel
Team épée   Poland (POL)
L 6-9
  Mexico (MEX)
  Switzerland (SUI)
L 4-12
3 Did not advance 11

ShootingEdit

One male shooter represented Luxembourg in 1972.

Open
Athlete Event Final
Score Rank
Michel Braun 25 m rapid fire pistol 577 38

Water skiing (demonstration sports)Edit

Women
Athlete Event Final
Score Rank
Sylvie Hülsemann Women's figure skiing 1780 4

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Luxembourg at the 1972 Munich Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Archived from the original on 17 April 2020. Retrieved 20 October 2014.