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Rowing at the 1972 Summer Olympics – Men's coxless four

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

Men's coxless four
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
Competitors80; (20 teams) from 20 nations
Winning time6:24.27
Medalists
1st, gold medalist(s) Frank Forberger
Frank Rühle
Dieter Grahn
Dieter Schubert
 East Germany
2nd, silver medalist(s) Dick Tonks
Dudley Storey
Ross Collinge
Noel Mills
 New Zealand
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Joachim Ehrig
Peter Funnekötter
Franz Held
Wolfgang Plottke
 West Germany
← 1968
1976 →

Contents

ResultsEdit

HeatsEdit

Winner of each heat (green) qualify to the semifinal round, remainder goes to the repechage.

Heat 1Edit

Rank Rower Country Time
1 Emeric Tuşa
Adalbert Agh
Mihai Naumencu
Francisc Papp
  Romania 6:49.11
2 Ole Nafstad
Tom Amundsen
Kjell Sverre Johansen
Svein Erik Nilsen
  Norway 6:53.27
3 Ian Gordon
Karel Jonker
Gregory Rokosh
Donald Curphey
  Canada 7:02.34
4 Marko Mandič
Jože Berc
Jure Potočnik
Miloš Janša
  Yugoslavia 7:05.00
5 Kim Ki-tae
Ham Il-nyon
Kim Un-son
Hong Song-su
  North Korea 7:10.57

Heat 2Edit

Rank Rower Country Time
1 Dick Tonks
Dudley Storey
Ross Collinge
Noel Mills
  New Zealand 6:47.27
2 Hans-Jörg Bendiner
Walter Steiner
Thomas Macher
Kurt Baumann
  Switzerland 6:55.81
3 Oscar de Andrés
José Manuel Bugia
Luciano Wilk
Tomás Forray
  Argentina 6:59.72
4 Csaba Czakó
András Kormos
József Csermely
Antal Melis
  Hungary 7:02.98
5 José Luis Morales
Arturo Figueroa
Arcadio Padilla
Juan López
  Mexico 7:20.00

Heat 3Edit

Rank Rower Country Time
1 Frank Forberger
Dieter Grahn
Frank Rühle
Dieter Schubert
  East Germany 6:43.87
2 Fred Smallbone
Lenny Robertson
Jim Clark
Bill Mason
  Great Britain 6:45.30
3 Joachim Ehrig
Peter Funnekötter
Franz Held
Wolfgang Plottke
  West Germany 6:47.53
4 Primo Baran
Angelo Rossetto
Pier Angelo Conti
Abramo Albini
  Italy 6:53.85
5 Patrick Sellier
Roger Rouver
Gérard Chenuet
Yves Fraisse
  France 6:56.58

Heat 4Edit

Rank Rower Country Time
1 Anatoliy Tkachuk
Igor Kashurov
Aleksandr Motin
Vitaly Sapronov
  Soviet Union 6:42.40
2 Willy Poulsen
Peter Fich Christiansen
Egon Pedersen
Rolf Andersen
  Denmark 6:47.60
3 Biser Boyadzhiev
Borislav Vasilev
Nikolay Kolev
Metodi Khalvadzhiski
  Bulgaria 6:47.99
4 Charles Hewitt
William Miller
Richard Dreissigacker
James Moroney
  United States 6:57.05
5 Eralio Cabrera
Troadio Delgado
Ramón Luperón
Angel Serra
  Cuba 7:07.61

RepechageEdit

Top two finishers in each heat qualify to the semifinal round.

Repechage 1Edit

Rank Rower Country Time
1 Joachim Ehrig
Peter Funnekötter
Franz Held
Wolfgang Plottke
  West Germany 6:58.10
2 Willy Poulsen
Peter Fich Christiansen
Egon Pedersen
Rolf Andersen
  Denmark 7:04.37
3 Csaba Czakó
András Kormos
József Csermely
Antal Melis
  Hungary 7:16.06
4 Kim Ki-Tae
Ham Il-Nyon
Kim Un-Son
Hong Song-Su
  North Korea 7:18.30

Repechage 2Edit

Rank Rower Country Time
1 Fred Smallbone
Lenny Robertson
Jim Clark
Bill Mason
  Great Britain 7:06.79
2 Eralio Cabrera
Troadio Delgado
Ramón Luperón
Angel Serra
  Cuba 7:11.23
3 Oscar de Andrés
José Manuel Bugia
Luciano Wilk
Tomás Forray
  Argentina 7:12.74
4 Marko Mandič
Jože Berc
Jure Potočnik
Miloš Janša
  Yugoslavia 7:18.18

Repechage 3Edit

Rank Rower Country Time
1 Hans-Jörg Bendiner
Walter Steiner
Thomas Macher
Kurt Baumann
  Switzerland 7:03.31
2 Ian Gordon
Karel Jonker
Gregory Rokosh
Donald Curphey
  Canada 7:06.90
3 Patrick Sellier
Roger Rouver
Gérard Chenuet
Yves Fraisse
  France 7:09.33
4 Charles Hewitt
William Miller
Richard Dreissigacker
James Moroney
  United States 7:13.95

Repechage 4Edit

Rank Rower Country Time
1 Primo Baran
Angelo Rossetto
Pier Angelo Conti
Abramo Albini
  Italy 7:00.65
2 Biser Boyadzhiev
Borislav Vasilev
Nikolay Kolev
Metodi Khalvadzhiski
  Bulgaria 7:02.69
3 Ole Nafstad
Tom Amundsen
Kjell Sverre Johansen
Svein Erik Nilsen
  Norway 7:03.08
4 José Luis Morales
Arturo Figueroa
Arcadio Padilla
Juan López
  Mexico 7:32.31

SemifinalsEdit

Semifinal A/BEdit

First three qualify to the Final A, remainder to Final B.

Semifinal 1Edit
Rank Rower Country Time
1 Dick Tonks
Dudley Storey
Ross Collinge
Noel Mills
  New Zealand 7:03.99
2 Frank Forberger
Dieter Grahn
Frank Rühle
Dieter Schubert
  East Germany 7:06.88
3 Joachim Ehrig
Peter Funnekötter
Franz Held
Wolfgang Plottke
  West Germany 7:10.56
4 Ian Gordon
Karel Jonker
Gregory Rokosh
Donald Curphey
  Canada 7:13.61
5 Primo Baran
Angelo Rossetto
Pier Angelo Conti
Abramo Albini
  Italy 7:14.20
6 Eralio Cabrera
Troadio Delgado
Ramón Luperón
Angel Serra
  Cuba 7:36.30
Semifinal 2Edit
Rank Rower Country Time
1 Emeric Tuşa
Adalbert Agh
Mihai Naumencu
Francisc Papp
  Romania 7:12.50
2 Willy Poulsen
Peter Fich Christiansen
Egon Pedersen
Rolf Andersen
  Denmark 7:16.01
3 Anatoliy Tkachuk
Igor Kashurov
Aleksandr Motin
Vitaly Sapronov
  Soviet Union 7:16.59
4 Fred Smallbone
Lenny Robertson
Jim Clark
Bill Mason
  Great Britain 7:22.21
5 Hans-Jörg Bendiner
Walter Steiner
Thomas Macher
Kurt Baumann
  Switzerland 7:23.87
6 Biser Boyadzhiev
Borislav Vasilev
Nikolay Kolev
Metodi Khalvadzhiski
  Bulgaria 7:24.93

FinalsEdit

Final BEdit

Rank Rower Country Time
1 Fred Smallbone
Lenny Robertson
Jim Clark
Bill Mason
  Great Britain 6:52.89
2 Biser Boyadzhiev
Borislav Vasilev
Nikolay Kolev
Metodi Khalvadzhiski
  Bulgaria 6:54.54
3 Ian Gordon
Karel Jonker
Gregory Rokosh
Donald Curphey
  Canada 6:57.18
4 Primo Baran
Angelo Rossetto
Pier Angelo Conti
Abramo Albini
  Italy 6:57.59
5 Hans-Jörg Bendiner
Walter Steiner
Thomas Macher
Kurt Baumann
  Switzerland 6:59.41
6 Eralio Cabrera
Troadio Delgado
Ramón Luperón
Angel Serra
  Cuba 7:10.83

Final AEdit

Rank Rower Country Time
  Frank Forberger
Dieter Grahn
Frank Rühle
Dieter Schubert
  East Germany 6:24.27
  Dick Tonks
Dudley Storey
Ross Collinge
Noel Mills
  New Zealand 6:25.64
  Joachim Ehrig
Peter Funnekötter
Franz Held
Wolfgang Plottke
  West Germany 6:28.41
4 Anatoliy Tkachuk
Igor Kashurov
Aleksandr Motin
Vitaly Sapronov
  Soviet Union 6:31.92
5 Emeric Tuşa
Adalbert Agh
Mihai Naumencu
Francisc Papp
  Romania 6:35.60
6 Willy Poulsen
Peter Fich Christiansen
Egon Pedersen
Rolf Andersen
  Denmark 6:37.28

ReferencesEdit

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

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