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Yugoslavia at the 1972 Summer Olympics

Athletes from the Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia competed at the 1972 Summer Olympics in Munich, West Germany. 126 competitors, 113 men and 13 women, took part in 73 events in 15 sports.[1]

Yugoslavia at the
1972 Summer Olympics
Flag of SFR Yugoslavia.svg
IOC code YUG
NOC Yugoslav Olympic Committee
in Munich
Competitors 126 (113 men, 13 women) in 15 sports
Flag bearer Mirko Sandić
Medals
Ranked 20th
Gold
2
Silver
1
Bronze
2
Total
5
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)
Other related appearances
 Serbia (1912, 2008–)
 Croatia (1992–)
 Slovenia (1992–)
 Bosnia and Herzegovina (1992 S–)
 Independent Olympic Participants (1992 S)
 Macedonia (1996–)
 Serbia and Montenegro (2004–2006)
 Montenegro (2008–)
 Kosovo (2016–)

Contents

MedalistsEdit

Medal Name Sport Event
  Gold Parlov, MateMate Parlov Boxing Men's Light-Heavyweight
  Gold Živković, ZoranZoran Živković
Abas Arslanagić
Miroslav Pribanić
Đorđe Lavrnić
Slobodan Mišković
Hrvoje Horvat
Branislav Pokrajac
Zdravko Miljak
Milan Lazarević
Nebojša Popović
Zdenko Zorko
Dobrivoje Selec
Albin Vidović
Handball Men's Team Competition
  Silver Čorak, JosipJosip Čorak Wrestling Men's Greco-Roman Light-Heavyweight
  Bronze Vujin, ZvonimirZvonimir Vujin Boxing Men's Light-Welterweight
  Bronze Nenadić, MilovanMilovan Nenadić Wrestling Men's Greco-Roman Middleweight

AthleticsEdit

Men's 800 metres

  • Heat – 1:48.1
  • Semifinals – 1:49.0 (→ did not advance)

Men's 1500 metres

  • Heat – 3:52.1 (→ did not advance)

Men's 5000 metres

  • Heat – DNS (→ did not advance)

BasketballEdit

Men's team competitionEdit

  • Preliminary Round
  • Defeated Italy (85-78)
  • Defeated Poland (85-64)
  • Lost to Puerto Rico (74-79)
  • Defeated Philippines (117-76)
  • Defeated West Germany (81-56)
  • Defeated Senegal (73-57)
  • Lost to Soviet Union (67-74)
  • Classification Matches
  • 5th/8th place: Defeated Czechoslovakia (66-63)
  • 5th/6th place: Defeated Puerto Rico (86-70) → Fifth place
Team roster
Yugoslavia men's national basketball team roster
Players Coaches
Pos. # Name Age – Date of birth Ht. Club
SG 4 Tvrdić, Ratomir 28 – (1943-09-14)14 September 1943 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in) Jugoplastika  
SG 5 Simonović, Ljubodrag 23 – (1949-01-01)1 January 1949 1.96 m (6 ft 5 in) Crvena zvezda  
6 Jelovac, Vinko 23 – (1948-09-18)18 September 1948 2.08 m (6 ft 10 in) AŠK Olimpija  
C 7 Knežević, Žarko 25 – (1947-07-17)17 July 1947 2.10 m (6 ft 11 in) Partizan  
8 Damnjanović, Miroljub 21 – (1950-11-25)25 November 1950 2.02 m (6 ft 8 in) Radnički Belgrade  
9 Kapičić, Dragan 24 – (1948-08-07)7 August 1948 1.98 m (6 ft 6 in) Crvena zvezda  
PG 10 Georgievski, Blagoja 21 – (1950-10-15)15 October 1950 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in) Rabotnički  
C 11 Ćosić, Krešimir 23 – (1948-11-26)26 November 1948 2.11 m (6 ft 11 in) BYU  
SF 12 Šolman, Damir 22 – (1949-09-07)7 September 1949 2.00 m (6 ft 7 in) Jugoplastika  
PG 13 Plećaš, Nikola 24 – (1948-01-10)10 January 1948 1.87 m (6 ft 2 in) Lokomotiva Zagreb  
SG 14 Čermak, Dragutin 27 – (1944-10-12)12 October 1944 1.97 m (6 ft 6 in) Partizan  
15 Marović, Milun 24 – (1947-09-15)15 September 1947 2.06 m (6 ft 9 in) Radnički Belgrade  
Head coach
Legend
  • Club – describes last
    club before the tournament
  • Age – describes age
    on 27 August 1972

BoxingEdit

Men's Light Middleweight (– 71 kg)

CanoeingEdit

CyclingEdit

Five cyclists represented Yugoslavia in 1972.

Individual road race
Team time trial

GymnasticsEdit

HandballEdit

Yugoslavia won the second Olympic handball tournament. In the first round, they defeated all three opponents (Japan, the United States, and Hungary to take first place in the group and join seven other teams in advancing to the second round. There, they defeated both of the other teams they played (West Germany and Romania). First place in the division earned Yugoslavia the chance to appear in the gold medal game, where they defeated Czechoslovakia.

Men's Team Competition:

  • Yugoslavia - Gold medal (6-0)

JudoEdit

RowingEdit

SailingEdit

Finn

Flying Dutchman

Alternate member:: Zoricic, Filip

ShootingEdit

Two male shooters represented Yugoslavia in 1972.

Open
Athlete Event Final
Score Rank
Petar Bajić 50 m pistol 541 33
Zdravko Milutinović 50 m rifle, prone 593 30
50 metre rifle three positions 1144 10

SwimmingEdit

Men's 100m Freestyle

  • Heat – 56.91s (→ did not advance)

Men's 200m Freestyle

  • Heat – 2:05.88 (→ did not advance)

Water poloEdit

Men's team competitionEdit

Preliminary roundEdit

Pool AEdit

Nation  Pld W D L GF GA
  United States 5 5 0 0 31 18
  Yugoslavia 5 4 0 1 35 24
  Cuba 5 3 0 2 28 23
  Romania 5 2 0 3 38 26
  Mexico 5 1 0 4 25 30
  Canada 5 0 0 5 14 50
August 27 1st 2nd 3rd 4th
Yugoslavia   12-4   Canada 3-1 4-1 3-1 2-1
August 28 1st 2nd 3rd 4th
Romania   7-8   Yugoslavia 3-2 2-1 2-2 0-3
August 29 1st 2nd 3rd 4th
Mexico   3-5   Yugoslavia 0-1 1-1 1-3 1-0
August 30 1st 2nd 3rd 4th
Yugoslavia   7-5   Cuba 0-2 3-1 2-1 2-1
August 31 1st 2nd 3rd 4th
Yugoslavia   3-5   United States 0-1 1-1 1-2 1-1

Group I (Classification Gold – 6th)Edit

Pos. Nation Pld W D L GF GA
1   Soviet Union 5 3 2 0 22 16
2   Hungary 5 3 2 0 23 18
3   United States 5 2 1 2 24 23
4   West Germany 5 0 3 2 13 18
5   Yugoslavia 5 1 2 2 20 24
6   Italy 5 0 2 3 21 26
August 31 1st 2nd 3rd 4th
Yugoslavia   3-5   United States 0-1 1-1 1-2 1-1
September 1 1st 2nd 3rd 4th
Yugoslavia   4-5   Soviet Union 1-2 0-2 2-0 1-1
September 2 1st 2nd 3rd 4th
Yugoslavia   6-6   Italy 2-2 2-1 1-1 1-2
September 3 1st 2nd 3rd 4th
Yugoslavia   2-4   Hungary 0-1 1-1 0-1 1-1
September 4 1st 2nd 3rd 4th
Yugoslavia   5-4   West Germany 3-0 0-1 1-1 1-2

Team RosterEdit

WeightliftingEdit

WrestlingEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Yugoslavia at the 1972 Munich Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 14 October 2014. 

External linksEdit