Munich 1972 Summer Olympics Results – Medal Stats & Table

Munich 1972 Summer Olympics

The Munich 1972 Summer Olympics was scheduled from 26th August to 11 September in Munich, West Germany. Out of 4 countries (Spain, Canada, the United States, and West Germany) of bidding West Germany was finally got to organize that season.

From the 121 nations, 7,134 athletes had participated with 195 events in 21 sports. The two sports Badminton, Water skiing were demonstrations at Munich Olympic.

32 venues were used in total sports events. The grand opening was opened by President Gustav Heinemann, a German politician, at Olympiastadion.

Munich 1972 Summer Olympics Results – Medal Stats & Table

Olympiastadion Stadium

The Soviet Union was the number 1 ranking with 50 gold medals, 27 silver medals and 22 bronze medals on the medal table.

On the 2nd position ranked the United States with 33 gold medals, 31 silver medals, and 30 bronze medals. The 3rd position ranked the host country East Germany with 20 gold medals, 23 silver medals and 23 bronze medals on that season.

Here I created a medal table of the Munich 1972 Summer Olympics Games. Have a look at below table.

RankNationsGold MedalsSilver MedalsBronze MedalsTotal
1Soviet Union50272299
2United States33313094
3East Germany20232366
4West Germany13111640
5Japan138829
6Australia87217
7Poland75921
8Hungary6131635
9Bulgaria610521
10Italy531018
11Sweden46616
12Great Britain45918
13Romania36716
14Cuba3148
15Finland3148
16Netherlands3115
17France24713
18Czechoslovakia2428
19Kenya2349
20Yugoslavia2125
21Norway2114
22North Korea1135
23New Zealand1113
24Uganda1102
25Denmark1001
26Switzerland0303
27Canada0235
28Iran0213
29Belgium0202
30Greece0202
31Austria0123
32Colombia0123
33Argentina0101
34Lebanon0101
35Mexico0101
36Mongolia0101
37Pakistan0101
38South Korea0101
39Tunisia0101
40Turkey0101
41Brazil0022
42Ethiopia0022
43Ghana0011
44India0011
45Jamaica0011
46Niger0011
47Nigeria0011
48Spain0011

Team Sports Result at the Munich 1972 Summer Olympic Games

In the 1972 Olympic Games, from football sport, Poland was the champions, Hungary was the runners-up; East Germany & Soviet Union took shared the third place in that tournament.

The Soviet Union took the champions where the United States was runners-up and Cuba took third place from the Basketball sport’s event.

From the field hockey sport, the host country East Germany was the champions. On the other hand, Pakistan and India took the runners-up and third place respectively.

Here you can see the all team result at the Munich 1972 Summer Olympic Games.

SportsChampions
(Gold Medalist)
Runners-up
(Silver Medalist)
Third-place
(Bronze Medalist)
FootballPolandHungaryEast Germany (Shared)
Soviet Union (Shared)
BasketballSoviet UnionUnited StatesCube
Water PoloSoviet UnionHungaryUSA
Field hockeyWest GermanyPakistanIndia
HandballYugoslaviaCzechoslovakiaRomania
VolleyballJapan (Men)
Soviet Union (Women)
East Germany (Men)
Japan (Women)
Soviet Union (Men)
North Korea (Women)

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