Ireland at the 1972 Summer Olympics

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Ireland at the Olympic Games

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IOC code  IRL
NOC Olympic Council of Ireland
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At the 1972 Summer Olympics in Munich
Competitors 59 in 12 sports
Flag bearer Ronnie McMahon
Medals Gold
0
Silver
0
Bronze
0
Total
0
Olympic history (summary)
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Great Britain (1896–1920)

Ireland competed at the 1972 Summer Olympics in Munich, West Germany. 59 competitors, 51 men and 8 women, took part in 54 events in 12 sports.[1] No Irish athletes received an Olympic medal in their sport.

Athletics[edit]

Men's 400 metres

  • Heat — 47.1 (→ did not advance)

Men's 800 metres

  • Heat — 1:51.1
  • Semifinals — 1:49.2 (→ did not advance)

Men's 1.500 metres

  • Heat — 3:43.3 (→ did not advance)

Men's 5.000 metres

  • Heat — 13:57.8 (→ did not advance)
  • Heat — 14:34.6 (→ did not advance)

Men's 10.000 metres

  • Heat — 28:45.8 (→ did not advance)

Men's 3.000 metres Steeplechase

  • Heat — 8:47.4 (→ did not advance)

Men's Marathon

  • Final — 2:22:25 (→ 23rd place)
  • Final — 2:28:31 (→ 42nd place)
  • Final — 2:31:12 (→ 47th place)

Men's Shot Put

  • Qualifying Round — 16.69 m (→ did not advance)

Women's 800 metres

  • Heat — 2:08.98 (→ did not advance)
  • Heat — 2:04.18 (→ did not advance)

Women's 1.500 metres

  • Heat — 4:16.43 (→ national record, did not advance)

Women's 100m Hurdles

  • Heat — 15.89 m (→ did not advance)

Women's Pentathlon

  • Final ranking — 3770 pts (→ 27th place)

Boxing[edit]

Men's Light Middleweight (– 71 kg)

Canoeing[edit]

Cycling[edit]

Four cyclists represented Ireland in 1972.

Individual road race
Team time trial

Equestrianism[edit]

Fencing[edit]

One fencer represented Ireland in 1972.

Men's foil
Men's épée

Judo[edit]

Rowing[edit]

Men's Single Sculls

  • Heat — 7:47.64
  • Repechage — 7:50.27
  • Semi Finals — 8:27.70
  • B-Final — 7:55.33 (→ 7th place)

Sailing[edit]

Shooting[edit]

Swimming[edit]

Men's 100m Freestyle

  • Heat — 56.09s (→ did not advance)

Weightlifting[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Ireland at the 1972 Munich Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 2011-02-14.