Archery at the 1972 Summer Olympics

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Archery
at the Games of the XX Olympiad
Venue Englischer Garten
Dates September 7—10
Competitors 95 from 27 nations
«1920 1976»
Archery at the
1972 Summer Olympics
Archery pictogram.svg
Individual   men   women

Archery at the 1972 Summer Olympics consisted of two medal events, one for men and one for women.

Each event was composed of two FITA rounds. Each of those FITA rounds consisted of the archers shooting 36 arrows at targets at 4 different distances, for a total of 144 arrows. The distances were 90, 70, 50, and 30 metres for men and 70, 60, 50, and 30 metres for women.

18 nations competed in both the men's and women's events, while 3 competed in only the women's and 6 competed only in the men's.

Medal summary[edit]

Events[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Men's individual
details
 John Williams
United States (USA)
 Gunnar Jervill
Sweden (SWE)
 Kyösti Laasonen
Finland (FIN)
Women's individual
details
 Doreen Wilber
United States (USA)
 Irena Szydłowska
Poland (POL)
 Emma Gapchenko
Soviet Union (URS)

Medal table[edit]

 Rank  Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  United States (USA) 2 0 0 2
2  Poland (POL) 0 1 0 1
 Sweden (SWE) 0 1 0 1
4  Finland (FIN) 0 0 1 1
 Soviet Union (URS) 0 0 1 1
Total 2 2 2 6

Participating nations[edit]

Nation Men's Individual Women's Individual Total
Australia 2 1 3
Belgium 3 0 3
Canada 3 3 6
Denmark 2 2 4
Finland 3 0 3
France 3 2 5
Great Britain 3 3 6
Hungary 1 1 2
Indonesia 0 1 1
Italy 3 0 3
Japan 3 1 4
Luxembourg 1 1 2
Mexico 3 3 6
Mongolia 1 2 3
New Zealand 1 0 1
North Korea 0 3 3
Norway 3 1 4
Philippines 3 0 3
Poland 1 3 4
Puerto Rico 1 0 1
Republic of China 0 1 1
Soviet Union 3 3 6
Spain 1 1 2
Sweden 3 2 5
Switzerland 3 1 4
United States 3 3 6
West Germany 2 2 4
Total athletes 55 40 95
Total NOCs 24 21 27

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