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Uganda at the 1972 Summer Olympics

Uganda is one of the nations that competed at the 1972 Summer Olympics in Munich, West Germany.

Uganda at the
1972 Summer Olympics
Flag of Uganda.svg
IOC codeUGA
NOCUganda Olympic Committee
Websitewww.nocuganda.com
in Munich
Competitors33 (31 men and 2 women) in 3 sports
Flag bearer John Akii-Bua
Medals
Ranked 24th
Gold
1
Silver
1
Bronze
0
Total
2
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)

John Akii-Bua's gold medal and world record in the men's 400m hurdles attracted international attention.[1]

Contents

MedalistsEdit

  GoldEdit

  SilverEdit

AthleticsEdit

Men
Track & road events
Athlete Event Heat Quarterfinal Semifinal Final
Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank
William Dralu 100 m 10.92 7 Did not advance
200 m 21.87 6 Did not advance
John Akii-Bua 400 m hurdles 50.35 1 Q N/A 49.25 1 Q 47.82 WR  
Fulgence Rwabu Marathon N/A 2:57:04 59
Vitus Ashaba 1500 m 3:45.2 8 Did not advance
3000 m steeplechase 8:45.0 10 Did not advance
Silver Ayoo 400 m 47.04 7 Did not advance
Field events
Athlete Event Qualification Final
Distance Position Distance Position
Abraham Munabi Triple jump 15.82 22 Did not advance
Women
Track & road events
Athlete Event Heat Quarterfinal Semifinal Final
Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank
Judith Ayaa 400 m 52.85 4 Q 52.68 3 Q 52.91 7 Did not advance
Rose Musani 200 m 25.37 5 Q 25.28 8 Did not advance

BoxingEdit

Men
Athlete Event 1 Round 2 Round 3 Round Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
James Odwori Light Flyweight N/A   Vicente Arsenal (PHI)
W TKO-2
  Said Ahmed El-Ashry (EGY)
W TKO-2
  Kim U-Gil (PRK)
L TKO-2
Did not advance 5
Leo Rwabwogo Flyweight   Jorge Acuña (URU)
W 5-0
  Maurice O'Sullivan (GBR)
W TKO-1
  Orn-Chim Chawalit (THA)
W 4-1
  Neil McLaughlin (IRL)
W TKO-3
  Douglas Rodríguez (CUB)
W 3-2
  Georgi Kostadinov (BUL)
L 0-5
 
Deogratias Musoke Featherweight BYE   Jouko Lindberg (FIN)
L 0-5
Did not advance
Peter Odhiambo Lightweight BYE   Alfonso Pérez (COL)
L 0-5
Did not advance
Mohamed Muruli Light Welterweight   Calistrat Cuțov (ROU)
L 1-4
Did not advance
David Jackson Welterweight   Victor Zilberman (ROU)
W 3-2
  Vladimir Kolev (BUL)
W 4-1
  Jesse Valdez (USA)
L 1-4
Did not advance
John Opio Light Middleweight N/A   Nayden Stanchev (BUL)
L 2-3
Did not advance
Matthias Ouma Middleweight N/A   Imre Tóth (HUN)
L 2-3
Did not advance

Field hockeyEdit

Men

Group AEdit

Team Pld W D L GF GA Pts
  West Germany 7 6 1 0 17 5 13
  Pakistan 7 5 1 1 17 6 11
  Malaysia 7 4 1 2 9 7 9
  Spain 7 2 4 1 9 8 8
  Belgium 7 2 1 4 8 14 5
  France 7 2 0 5 6 13 4
  Argentina 7 0 3 4 4 9 3
  Uganda 7 0 3 4 6 14 3
27 August
Malaysia   3-1 (1-0)   Uganda

28 August
France   3-1 (1-0)   Uganda

29 August
Pakistan   3-1 (2-0)   Uganda

31 August
Argentina   0-0 (0-0)   Uganda

1 September
West Germany   1-1 (1-1)   Uganda

3 September
Belgium   2-0 (0-0)   Uganda

4 September
Spain   2-2 (2-2)   Uganda

Classification MatchEdit

  • 15th/16th place
7 September
  Uganda 4-1 (1-1) Mexico  

Team RosterEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit