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Rowing at the 1972 Summer Olympics – Men's coxed pair

The men's coxed pair competition at the 1972 Summer Olympics in Munich took place from 27 August to 2 September at the Olympic Regatta Course in Oberschleißheim.[1]

Men's coxed pairs
at the Games of the XX Olympiad
Regattastrecke Oberschleißheim Zielbereich.jpg
Aerial view of the venue in Oberschleißheim
VenueOberschleißheim Regatta Course
Date27 August – 2 September
Competitors63 from 21 nations
Medalists
1st, gold medalist(s) East Germany  East Germany
2nd, silver medalist(s) Czechoslovakia  Czechoslovakia
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Romania  Romania
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Contents

ResultsEdit

HeatsEdit

The top crew in each heat advanced to the final, with all others sent to the repechages.

Heat OneEdit

1.   Czechoslovakia (TCH), Oldřich Svojanovský, Pavel Svojanovský and Vladimír Petříček 7:41.27 QF
2.   Switzerland (SUI), René Furler, Nicolas Lindecker and Stefan Hablützel 7:46.03 QR
3.   Romania (ROU), Ștefan Tudor, Petre Ceapura and Ladislau Lovrenschi 7:47.98 QR
4.   Canada (CAN), Mike Neary, Trevor Josephson and Robert Battersby 7:49.54 QR
5.   Norway (NOR), Rolf Andreassen, Arne Bergodd and Thor Egil Olsen 8:00.56 QR
6.   Belgium (BEL), Paul De Weert, Wilfried Van Herck and Guy Defraigne 8:08.51 QR

Heat TwoEdit

1.   United States (USA), Mike Staines, Luther Jones and Aaron Herman 7:50.00 QF
2.   Poland (POL), Wojciech Repsz, Wiesław Długosz and Jacek Rylski 7:57.23 QR
3.   Netherlands (NED), Bernard Luttikhuizen, René Kieft and Herman Zaanen 8:00.15 QR
4.   Austria (AUT), Rainer Hinteregger, Manfred Grieshofer and Werner Grieshofer 8:08.88 QR
5.   Uruguay (URU), Pedro Ciapessoni, Jorge Buenahora and Daniel Jorge 8:29.51 QR

Heat ThreeEdit

1.   East Germany (GDR), Wolfgang Gunkel, Jörg Lucke and Klaus-Dieter Neubert 7:54.11 QF
2.   Bulgaria (BUL), Dimitar Valov, Dimitar Yanakiev and Nenko Dobrev 8:01.01 QR
3.   Italy (ITA), Giampaolo Tronchin, Mario Semenzato and Siro Meli 8:02.79 QR
4.   France (FRA), Jean-Claude Coucardon, Christian Durniak and Alain Lacoste 8:09.62 QR
5.   Argentina (ARG), Pedro Yucciolino, Rafael Garba and Raúl Mazerati 8:20.19 QR

Heat FourEdit

1.   Soviet Union (URS), Vladimir Eshinov, Nikolay Ivanov and Yuriy Lorentsson 7:43.84 QF
2.   Great Britain (GBR), David Maxwell, Mike Hart and Alan Inns 7:49.56 QR
3.   West Germany (FRG), Heinz Mußmann, Bernd Krause and Stefan Kuhnke 8:02.19 QR
4.   Finland (FIN), Leo Ahonen, Leif Andersson and Antero Yli-Ikkelä 8:06.56 QR
5.   Cuba (CUB), Lázaro Rivero, Teófilo López and Jesús Rosello 8:17.34 QR

RepechagesEdit

Top two finishers in each heat advanced to semi-finals.

Repechage OneEdit

1.   Great Britain (GBR) 8:01.14 Q
2.   Norway (NOR) 8:03.50 Q
3.   Italy (ITA) 8:10.46
4.   Austria (AUT) 8:15.94

Repechage TwoEdit

1.   Bulgaria (BUL) 8:10.94 Q
2.   Canada (CAN) 8:12.69 Q
3.   Netherlands (NED) 8:17.37
4.   Cuba (CUB) 8:37.14

Repechage ThreeEdit

1.   Romania (ROU) 8:08.34 Q
2.   Poland (POL) 8:10.87 Q
3.   Finland (FIN) 8:11.89
4.   Argentina (ARG) 8:31.51

Repechage FourEdit

1.   West Germany (FRG) 8:07.95 Q
2.   Switzerland (SUI) 8:11.53 Q
3.   France (FRA) 8:15.25
4.   Belgium (BEL) 8:16.26
5.   Uruguay (URU) 8:52.42

Semi-FinalsEdit

Top three finishers in each heat advanced to final.

Semi-Final OneEdit

1.   East Germany (GDR) 8:13.87 Q
2.   West Germany (FRG) 8:19.86 Q
3.   Poland (POL) 8:20.69 Q
4.   Great Britain (GBR) 8:21.61
5.   United States (USA) 8:25.40
6.   Canada (CAN) 9:28.82

Semi-Final TwoEdit

1.   Soviet Union (URS) 8:07.34 Q
2.   Czechoslovakia (TCH) 8:07.88 Q
3.   Romania (ROU) 8:10.89 Q
4.   Bulgaria (BUL) 8:20.21
5.   Norway (NOR) 8:30.29
6.   Switzerland (SUI) 8:32.34

FinalEdit

    East Germany (GDR) 7:17.25
    Czechoslovakia (TCH) 7:19.57
    Romania (ROU) 7:21.36
4.   West Germany (FRG) 7:21.52
5.   Soviet Union (URS) 7:24.44
6.   Poland (POL) 7:28.92

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Rowing at the 1972 Munich Summer Games: Men's Coxed Pairs". Sports Reference. Retrieved 19 August 2018.