El Salvador at the 1972 Summer Olympics
|El Salvador at the Olympic Games|
|At the 1972 Summer Olympics in Munich|
|Competitors||11 (11 men and 0 women) in 2 sports|
|Flag bearer||Salvador Vilanova|
|Olympic history (summary)|
Comité Olímpico de El Salvador sent a total of 11 athletes to the Games, all men, to compete in 2 sports. Swimmer Salvador Vilanova was selected to carry his nation's flag during the opening ceremony.
Comité Olímpico de El Salvador selected a team of 11 athletes, all men, to compete in 2 sports. Skeet shooter Andrés Amador, at age 47, was the oldest athlete of the team, while swimmer Salvador Vilanova was the youngest at age 19.
The following is the list of number of competitors participating in the Games.
|José Luis Rosales||25 m rapid fire pistol||543||56|
|José Mario Valdez||50 m rifle (prone)||569||98|
|Juan Antonio Valencia||576||91|
|Juan Antonio Valencia||50 m rifle (3 positions)||1053||62|
|Antonio Ferracuti||100 m freestyle||56.69||5||Did not advance|
|Salvador Vilanova||56.57||7||Did not advance|
|Tomás Rengifo||200 m freestyle||2:08.67||7||N/A||Did not advance|
|Salvador Vilanova||Did not start|
|Sergio Hasbún||100 m backstroke||1:06.53||6||Did not advance|
|Reynaldo Patiño||Did not start|
|Sergio Hasbún||200 m backstroke||2:27.93||6||N/A||Did not advance|
|Piero Ferracuti||100 m breaststroke||1:16.74||7||Did not advance|
|Alejandro Cabrera||200 m breaststroke||2:56.60||8||N/A||Did not advance|
|Piero Ferracuti||2:45.73||7||N/A||Did not advance|
|Salvador Vilanova||100 m butterfly||1:01.25||6||Did not advance|
|4 × 100 m freestyle relay||3:49.14||7||N/A||Did not advance|
|4 × 200 m freestyle relay||Did not start|
- "El Salvador at the 1972 München Summer Games." Sports-Reference.com. Retrieved on 19 March 2014.
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