Bulgaria at the 1972 Summer Olympics

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Bulgaria at the Olympic Games

Flag of Bulgaria
IOC code  BUL
NOC Bulgarian Olympic Committee
Website www.bgolympic.org (Bulgarian) (English)
At the 1972 Summer Olympics in Munich
Competitors 130 (106 men and 24 women) in 15 sports
Medals
Rank: 9
Gold
6
Silver
10
Bronze
5
Total
21
Olympic history (summary)
Summer Games
Winter Games

Bulgaria competed at the 1972 Summer Olympics in Munich, West Germany. 130 competitors, 106 men and 24 women, took part in 92 events in 15 sports.[1]

Medalists[edit]

Med 1.png Gold[edit]

Med 2.png Silver[edit]

Med 3.png Bronze[edit]

Athletics[edit]

Men's 5000 metres

Men's High Jump

Boxing[edit]

Men's Light Middleweight (– 71 kg)

Men's Heavyweight (+ 81 kg)

Canoeing[edit]

Cycling[edit]

Four cyclists represented Bulgaria in 1972.

1000m time trial
Individual pursuit
Team pursuit

Equestrianism[edit]

Fencing[edit]

Five fencers, all men, represented Bulgaria in 1972.

Men's sabre
Men's team sabre

Gymnastics[edit]

Modern pentathlon[edit]

Three male pentathletes represented Bulgaria in 1972.

Men's Individual Competition:

Men's Team Competition:

  • Stoyanov, Bratanov, and Pepelyankov — 12957 points (→ 16th place)

Rowing[edit]

Men's Single Sculls

  • Yordan Valtchev
    • Heat — 7:50.29
    • Semi Finals — 8:17.64
    • B-Final — 7:59.55 (→ 8th place)

Men's Coxed Pairs

Shooting[edit]

Swimming[edit]

Men's 100m Freestyle

Men's 200m Freestyle

Volleyball[edit]

Men's Team Competition

  • Preliminary Round (Group A)
    • Defeated South Korea (3-1)
    • Defeated Czechoslovakia (3-2)
    • Lost to Soviet Union (1-3)
    • Defeated Poland (3-2)
    • Defeated Tunisia (3-0)
  • Semifinals
    • Lost to Japan (2-3)
  • Bronze Medal Match
    • Lost to Soviet Union (0-3) → Fourth place

Water polo[edit]

Men's Team Competition
  • Preliminary Round (Group C)
    • Lost to Italy (5-8)
    • Lost to Soviet Union (2-7)
    • Defeated Japan (7-4)
    • Lost to Spain (4-6)
  • Final Round (Group II)
    • Lost to the Netherlands (2-5)
    • Lost to Romania (3-4)
    • Drew with Australia (4-4)
    • Drew with Cuba (4-4) → 11th place

Weightlifting[edit]

Wrestling[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Bulgaria at the 1972 Munich Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 2011-02-10.