Modern pentathlon at the 1972 Summer Olympics – Men's individual

The individual modern pentathlon at the 1972 Summer Olympics was one of two modern pentathlon events (both for men), along with the team competition.[1] As usual in Olympic modern pentathlon, one competition was held and each competitor's score was included to the Individual competition event results table and was also added to his teammates' scores to be included to the Team competition event results table. This competition consisted of 5 disciplines:

  • Equestrian, held on August 27
  • Fencing, held on August 28
  • Shooting, held on August 29
  • Swimming, held on August 30
  • Cross-country, held on August 31
Men's individual modern pentathlon
at the Games of the XX Olympiad
DatesAugust 27–31
Competitors59 from 20 nations
Medalists
1st place, gold medalist(s) András Balczó  Hungary
2nd place, silver medalist(s) Boris Onischenko  Soviet Union
3rd place, bronze medalist(s) Pavel Lednev  Soviet Union
← 1968
1976 →

ResultsEdit

Rank Pentathlete Nation           Total
  András Balczó   Hungary 1060 1057 956 1060 1279 5412
  Boris Onischenko   Soviet Union 945 1076 1066 1128 1120 5335
  Pavel Lednev   Soviet Union 1060 1019 1022 1092 1135 5328
4 Jeremy Robert Fox   Great Britain 1100 1019 868 1024 1300 5311
5 Vladimir Shmelev   Soviet Union 920 962 1022 1176 1222 5302
6 Björn Ferm   Sweden 1100 943 978 1112 1150 5283
7 Heiner Thade   West Germany 1065 962 956 1012 1150 5145
8 Ristó Hurme   Finland 950 981 1044 1068 1051 5094
9 Charles Richards   United States 1060 753 956 1260 1045 5074
10 Michel Gueguen   France 1100 848 846 1152 1126 5072
11 John Fitzgerald   United States 1090 848 868 1204 1060 5070
12 Zsigmond Villányi   Hungary 975 981 868 1100 1123 5047
13 Ryszard Wach   Poland 1100 715 956 1076 1126 4973
14 Jørn Steffensen   Denmark 1005 791 934 1028 1129 4887
15 Pál Bakó   Hungary 940 772 912 1120 1135 4879
16 Mario Medda   Italy 895 753 1088 1040 1087 4863
17 Veikko Salminen   Finland 1015 772 714 1216 1135 4852
18 Wolfgang Leu   Austria 1085 848 934 1012 973 4852
19 Martti Ketelä   Finland 1045 810 912 1016 1066 4849
20 Walter Esser   West Germany 1000 829 824 1080 1093 4826
21 Janusz Pyciak-Peciak   Poland 1070 905 560 1060 1222 4817
22 Jean-Pierre Giudicelli   France 960 658 868 1084 1237 4807
23 Dumitru Spirlea   Romania 975 810 1022 932 1015 4754
24 Bo Jansson   Sweden 1005 848 780 1076 1030 4739
25 Hans-Gunnar Liljenwall   Sweden 1020 867 670 1048 1099 4704
26 Georgi Stoyanov   Bulgaria 1100 734 890 944 1027 4695
27 Hole Rößler   West Germany 945 696 846 1140 1051 4678
28 Urs Hugi   Switzerland 1075 962 846 952 826 4661
29 Scott Taylor   United States 965 677 626 1100 1288 4656
30 Raoul Gueguen   France 930 772 824 1016 1096 4638
31 Masaru Sakano   Japan 1050 582 846 972 1177 4627
32 Robert Gordon Barrie   Australia 1030 544 912 1132 982 4600
33 Yuso Makihira   Japan 1005 753 736 876 1213 4583
34 Giovanni Perugini   Italy 1065 810 736 1024 946 4581
35 Peter Zobl-Wessely   Austria 880 791 846 908 1120 4545
36 Barry Lillywhite   Great Britain 1070 829 582 1052 994 4527
37 Klaus Petersen   Denmark 990 753 692 1108 949 4492
38 Marian Cosmescu   Romania 1045 658 824 996 967 4490
39 Nicolo Deligia   Italy 1055 715 736 912 1069 4487
40 Stanislaw Skwira   Poland 785 791 846 1160 904 4486
41 Peter Neville Macken   Australia 770 677 956 896 1150 4449
42 Gilberto Toledano Sanchez   Mexico 1090 772 670 908 988 4428
43 Eduarde Olivera Lastra   Mexico 960 734 868 1020 844 4426
44 Bruno Jerebicnik   Austria 835 848 824 908 1000 4415
45 Hans Müler   Switzerland 965 696 846 948 937 4392
46 Jan Bekkenk   Netherlands 930 677 692 1008 1084 4391
47 Robert Lawson Phelps   Great Britain 955 658 736 1000 1036 4385
48 Albert Covacs   Romania 815 582 714 1204 1066 4381
49 Akira Kubo   Japan 860 677 912 880 1042 4371
50 Velko Bratanov   Bulgaria 785 658 956 916 1024 4339
51 Beat Ganz   Switzerland 1030 639 670 888 1096 4323
52 René Heitmann   Denmark 910 658 626 1008 988 4190
53 Rob Vonk   Netherlands 870 506 692 1208 877 4153
54 Scott Scheuermann   Canada 1005 430 824 1044 769 4072
55 Juan José Castilla Ramos   Mexico 935 601 714 752 1012 4014
56 Kenneth Maaten   Canada 880 544 780 792 991 3987
57 Angel Pepeliankov   Bulgaria 1060 696 0 1080 1135 3971
58 Henk Krediet   Netherlands 985 867 802 0 1132 3786
59 George Skene   Canada 0 487 714 1108 988 3297

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Modern pentathlon: 1972 Olympic Results". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 2012-08-19.

External linksEdit