Turkey at the 1972 Summer Olympics

Turkey competed at the 1972 Summer Olympics in Munich, West Germany. 43 competitors, 42 men and 1 woman, took part in 43 events in 8 sports.[1]

Turkey at the
1972 Summer Olympics
Flag of Turkey.svg
IOC codeTUR
NOCTurkish National Olympic Committee
Websiteolimpiyat.org.tr (in English and Turkish)
in Munich
Competitors43 in 8 sports
Medals
Ranked 33rd
Gold
0
Silver
1
Bronze
0
Total
1
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)
Other related appearances
1906 Intercalated Games

MedalistsEdit

Medal Name Sport Event
  Silver Vehbi Akdağ Wrestling Men's Freestyle Featherweight

AthleticsEdit

Men's 800 metres

  • Heat — 1:49.5 (→ did not advance)

Men's 1500 metres

  • Heat — 3:44.0 (→ did not advance)

Men's 5000 metres

  • Heat — 14:26.0 (→ did not advance)

BoxingEdit

Men's Light Flyweight (– 48 kg)

Men's Flyweight (– 51 kg)

Men's Bantamweight (– 54 kg)

CyclingEdit

Six cyclists represented Turkey in 1972.

Individual road race
Team time trial

FencingEdit

Four fencers, three men and one woman, represented Turkey in 1972.

Men's foil
Men's épée
Men's sabre
Women's foil

ShootingEdit

Four male shooters represented Turkey in 1972.

50 m rifle, three positions
50 m rifle, prone
Trap
Skeet

SwimmingEdit

Men's 100m Freestyle

  • Heat — 59.32s (→ did not advance)

WeightliftingEdit

WrestlingEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Turkey at the 1972 Munich Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Archived from the original on 2020-04-17. Retrieved 2011-02-21.

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