Greece at the 1972 Summer Olympics

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Greece at the Olympic Games

Flag of Greece
IOC code  GRE
NOC Hellenic Olympic Committee
Website www.hoc.gr (Greek) (English)
At the 1972 Summer Olympics in Munich
Competitors 60 (58 men and 2 women) in 9 sports
Flag bearer Khristos Papanikolaou
Medals
Rank: 29
Gold
0
Silver
2
Bronze
0
Total
2
Olympic history (summary)
Summer Games
Winter Games
Intercalated Games
1906

Greece competed at the 1972 Summer Olympics in Munich, West Germany. 60 competitors, 58 men and 2 women, took part in 46 events in 9 sports.[1] Greek athletes have competed in every Summer Olympic Games.

Medalists[edit]

Silver medal.svg Silver[edit]

Athletics[edit]

Men's 1500 metres

  • Heat — 3:43.8
  • Semifinals — 3:43.5 (→ did not advance)

Men's High Jump

  • Qualifying Round — 2.15m
  • Final — 2.15m (→ 12th place)
  • Qualification Round — 2.12m (→ did not advance)

Boxing[edit]

Men's Light Middleweight (– 71 kg)

Fencing[edit]

Three fencers, all men, represented Greece in 1972.

Men's foil
Men's épée
Men's sabre

Sailing[edit]

Shooting[edit]

Swimming[edit]

Water polo[edit]

Men's Team Competition
  • Preliminary Round (Group B)
  • Drew with Australia (7-7)
  • Lost to Hungary (1-6)
  • Lost to West Germany (3-8)
  • Lost to the Netherlands (2-6) → Did not advance
  • Team Roster

Weightlifting[edit]

Wrestling[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Greece at the 1972 Munich Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 2011-02-13.