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Volleyball at the 1972 Summer Olympics

Volleyball at the 1972 Summer Olympics was represented by two events: men's team and women's team.[1]

3rd Volleyball Olympic Tournament
Munich 1972
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Tournament details
Olympics1972 Summer Olympics
Host nation West Germany
DatesAugust 27 – September 9
Men's Medals(12 teams)
1st, gold medalist(s) Gold Japan
2nd, silver medalist(s) Silver East Germany
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Bronze Soviet Union
Women's Medals(8 teams)
1st, gold medalist(s) Gold Soviet Union
2nd, silver medalist(s) Silver Japan
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Bronze North Korea


Medal tableEdit

1  Japan1102
2  Soviet Union1012
3  East Germany0101
4  North Korea0011
Totals (4 nations)2226

Medal summaryEdit


  1. ^ "Volleyball at the 1972 Munich Summer Games". Sports Reference. Retrieved 26 January 2019.

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