|Puerto Rico at the|
1972 Summer Olympics
|NOC||Puerto Rico Olympic Committee|
|Competitors||53 in 10 sports|
|Summer Olympics appearances (overview)|
In the first modern archery competition at the Olympics, Puerto Rico entered one man. He came in last place in the men's archery competition.
Men's Individual Competition:
- Ferdinand Vega – 1954 points (55th place)
Men's 100 metres
- First Heat — 10.79s (→ did not advance)
- First Heat — 10.73s (→ did not advance)
- First Heat — 11.09s (→ did not advance)
Men's 1500 metres
- Heat — 3:44.6 (→ did not advance)
Men's 4 × 100 m Relay
- Heat — 41.34s (→ did not advance)
Men's Light Middleweight (– 71 kg)
- First Round — Bye
- Second Round — Lost to Loucif Hanmani (ALG), 0:5
Men's 10m Platform:
- Hector Bas – 254.79 points (→ 31st place)
Two fencers represented Puerto Rico in 1972.
Eight male shooters represented Puerto Rico in 1972.