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Switzerland at the 1972 Summer Olympics

Switzerland competed at the 1972 Summer Olympics in Munich, West Germany. 151 competitors, 122 men and 29 women, took part in 116 events in 17 sports.[1]

Switzerland at the
1972 Summer Olympics
Flag of Switzerland.svg
IOC code SUI
NOC Swiss Olympic Association
Website www.swissolympic.ch (in German) (in French)
in Munich
Competitors 151 (122 men and 29 women) in 17 sports
Medals
Ranked 26th
Gold
0
Silver
3
Bronze
0
Total
3
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)
Other related appearances
1906 Intercalated Games

Contents

MedalistsEdit

ArcheryEdit

In the first modern archery competition at the Olympics, Switzerland entered three men but only one woman. Their highest placing competitor was Lucien Trepper, at 10th place in the men's competition.

Men's Individual Competition:

Women's Individual Competition:

AthleticsEdit

Men's 800 metres

  • Heat — 1:47.5
  • Semifinals — 1:48.2 (→ did not advance)

Men's 1500 metres

  • Heat — 3:43.2 (→ did not advance)

Men's 5000 metres

  • Heat — 14:54.4 (→ did not advance)

Men's High Jump

  • Qualification Round — 2.09m (→ did not advance)

BoxingEdit

CanoeingEdit

CyclingEdit

DivingEdit

Men's 10m Platform

EquestrianEdit

FencingEdit

GymnasticsEdit

JudoEdit

Modern pentathlonEdit

Three male pentathletes represented Switzerland in 1972.

Men's Individual Competition:

Men's Team Competition:

  • Müller, Ganz, and Hugi — 13359 points (→ 15th place)

Alternate member

RowingEdit

Men's Single Sculls

  • Heat — 8:00.20
  • Repechage — 8:04.81
  • Semi Finals — 8:16.95
  • Final — 7:31.99 (→ 6th place)

Men's Coxed Pairs

  • Heat — 7:46.03
  • Repechage — 8:11.53
  • Semi Finals — 8:32.34
  • B-Final — 8:05.54 (→ 12th place)

SailingEdit

ShootingEdit

SwimmingEdit

Men's 100m Freestyle

  • Heat — 55.08s (→ did not advance)

Men's 200m Freestyle

  • Heat — 2:03.14 (→ did not advance)

WeightliftingEdit

WrestlingEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Switzerland at the 1972 Munich Summer Games". Sports Reference. Retrieved 25 January 2016.