Modern pentathlon at the 1972 Summer Olympics

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Men's modern pentathlon
at the Games of the XX Olympiad
Dates August 27 - 31
Competitors 59 from 20 nations
Medalists
Gold medal    Hungary
Silver medal    Soviet Union
Bronze medal    Soviet Union
«1968 1976»

The modern pentathlon at the 1972 Summer Olympics was represented by two events (both for men): Individual competition and Team competition.[1] As usual in Olympic modern pentathlon, one competition was held and each competitor's score was included to the Individual competition event results table and was also added to his teammates' scores to be included to the Team competition event results table. This competition consisted of 5 disciplines:

  • Equestrian, held on August 27
  • Fencing, held on August 28
  • Shooting, held on August 29
  • Swimming, held on August 30
  • Cross-country, held on August 31

Medal table[edit]

 Rank  Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  Soviet Union (URS) 1 1 1 3
2  Hungary (HUN) 1 1 0 2
3  Finland (FIN) 0 0 1 1

Participating nations[edit]

A total of 59 athletes from 20 nations competed at the Munich Games:[1]

Events[edit]

Individual competition[edit]

Rank Athlete Rid. Fen. Sho. Swi. Run. Score
Gold  András Balczó (HUN) 1060 1057 956 1060 1279 5412
Silver  Boris Onischenko (URS) 945 1076 1066 1128 1120 5335
Bronze  Pavel Lednev (URS) 1060 1019 1022 1092 1135 5328
4  Jeremy Robert Fox (GBR) 1100 1019 868 1024 1300 5311
5  Vladimir Shmelev (URS) 920 962 1022 1176 1222 5302
6  Björn Ferm (SWE) 1100 943 978 1112 1150 5283
7  Heiner Thade (FRG) 1065 962 956 1012 1150 5145
8  Ristó Hurme (FIN) 950 981 1044 1068 1051 5094
9  Charles Richards (USA) 1060 753 956 1260 1045 5074
10  Michel Gueguen (FRA) 1100 848 846 1152 1126 5072
11  John Fitzgerald (USA) 1090 848 868 1204 1060 5070
12  Zsigmond Villányi (HUN) 975 981 868 1100 1123 5047
13  Ryszard Wach (POL) 1100 715 956 1076 1126 4973
14  Jørn Steffensen (DEN) 1005 791 934 1028 1129 4887
15  Pál Bakó (HUN) 940 772 912 1120 1135 4879
16  Mario Medda (ITA) 895 753 1088 1040 1087 4863
17  Veikko Salminen (FIN) 1015 772 714 1216 1135 4852
18  Wolfgang Leu (AUT) 1085 848 934 1012 973 4852
19  Martti Ketelä (FIN) 1045 810 912 1016 1066 4849
20  Walter Esser (FRG) 1000 829 824 1080 1093 4826
21  Janusz Pyciak-Peciak (POL) 1070 905 560 1060 1222 4817
22  Jean-Pierre Giudicelli (FRA) 960 658 868 1084 1237 4807
23  Dumitru Spirlea (ROU) 975 810 1022 932 1015 4754
24  Bo Jansson (SWE) 1005 848 780 1076 1030 4739
25  Hans-Gunnar Liljenwall (SWE) 1020 867 670 1048 1099 4704
26  Georgi Stoyanov (BUL) 1100 734 890 944 1027 4695
27  Hole Rößler (FRG) 945 696 846 1140 1051 4678
28  Urs Hugi (SUI) 1075 962 846 952 826 4661
29  Scott Taylor (USA) 965 677 626 1100 1288 4656
30  Raoul Gueguen (FRA) 930 772 824 1016 1096 4638
31  Masaru Sakano (JPN) 1050 582 846 972 1177 4627
32  Robert Gordon Barrie (AUS) 1030 544 912 1132 982 4600
33  Yuso Makihira (JPN) 1005 753 736 876 1213 4583
34  Giovanni Perugini (ITA) 1065 810 736 1024 946 4581
35  Peter Zobl-Wessely (AUT) 880 791 846 908 1120 4545
36  Barry Lillywhite (GBR) 1070 829 582 1052 994 4527
37  Klaus Petersen (DEN) 990 753 692 1108 949 4492
38  Marian Cosmescu (ROU) 1045 658 824 996 967 4490
39  Nicolo Deligia (ITA) 1055 715 736 912 1069 4487
40  Stanislaw Skwira (POL) 785 791 846 1160 904 4486
41  Peter Neville Macken (AUS) 770 677 956 896 1150 4449
42  Gilberto Toledano Sanchez (MEX) 1090 772 670 908 988 4428
43  Eduarde Olivera Lastra (MEX) 960 734 868 1020 844 4426
44  Bruno Jerebicnik (AUT) 835 848 824 908 1000 4415
45  Hans Müler (SUI) 965 696 846 948 937 4392
46  Jan Bekkenk (NED) 930 677 692 1008 1084 4391
47  Robert Lawson Phelps (GBR) 955 658 736 1000 1036 4385
48  Albert Covacs (ROU) 815 582 714 1204 1066 4381
49  Akira Kubo (JPN) 860 677 912 880 1042 4371
50  Velko Bratanov (BUL) 785 658 956 916 1024 4339
51  Beat Ganz (SUI) 1030 639 670 888 1096 4323
52  René Heitmann (DEN) 910 658 626 1008 988 4190
53  Rob Vonk (NED) 870 506 692 1208 877 4153
54  Scott Scheuermann (CAN) 1005 430 824 1044 769 4072
55  Juan José Castilla Ramos (MEX) 935 601 714 752 1012 4014
56  Kenneth Maaten (CAN) 880 544 780 792 991 3987
57  Angel Pepeliankov (BUL) 1060 696 0 1080 1135 3971
58  Henk Krediet (NED) 985 867 802 0 1132 3786
59  George Skene (CAN) 0 487 714 1108 988 3297

Team[edit]

Rank Nation Athlete Rid. Fen. Sho. Swi. Run. Score Team Score
Gold Soviet Union Boris Onischenko 945 1080 1066 1128 1120 5339 15968
Pavel Lednev 1060 1020 1022 1092 1135 5329
Vladimir Shmelev 920 960 1022 1176 1222 5300
Silver Hungary András Balczó 1060 1040 956 1060 1279 5395 15348
Zsigmond Villányi 975 980 868 1100 1123 5046
Pál Bakó 940 800 868 1120 1135 4907
Bronze Finland Risto Hurme 950 980 1044 1068 1051 5093 14812
Veikko Salminen 1015 800 714 1216 1135 4880
Martti Ketelä 1045 800 912 1016 1066 4839
4 United States Charles Richards 1060 740 956 1260 1045 5061 14802
John Fitzgerald 1090 840 868 1204 1060 5062
Scott Taylor 965 700 626 1100 1288 4679
5 Sweden Björn Ferm 1100 940 978 1112 1150 5280 14708
Bo Jansson 1005 860 780 1076 1030 4751
Hans-Gunnar Liljenvall 1020 840 670 1048 1099 4677
6 West Germany Heiner Thade 1065 980 956 1012 1150 5163 14682
Walter Esser 1000 840 824 1080 1093 4837
Hole Rößler 945 700 846 1140 1051 4682
7 France Michel Gueguen 1100 840 846 1152 1126 5064 14559
Jean-Pierre Giudicelli 960 700 868 1084 1237 4849
Raoul Gueguen 930 780 824 1016 1096 4646
8 Poland Ryszard Wach 1100 700 956 1076 1126 4958 14785
Janusz Pyciak-Peciak 1070 920 560 1060 1222 4832
Stanislaw Skwira 785 800 846 1160 904 4495
9 Great Britain Jeremy Robert Fox 1100 1000 868 1024 1300 5292 14257
Barry Lillywhite 1070 840 582 1052 994 4538
Robert Lawson Phelps 955 700 736 1000 1036 4427
10 Italy Mario Medda 895 740 1088 1040 1087 4850 13913
Giovanni Perugini 1065 800 736 1024 946 4571
Nicolo Deligia 1055 720 736 912 1069 4492
11 Austria Wolfgang Leu 1085 840 934 1012 973 4844 13865
Peter Zobl-Wessely 880 800 846 908 1120 4554
Bruno Jerebicnik 835 900 824 908 1000 4467
12 Romania Dumitru Spirlea 975 840 1022 932 1015 4784 13655
Marian Cosmescu 1045 660 824 996 967 4492
Albert Covacs 815 580 714 1204 1066 4379
13 Japan Masaru Sakano 1050 560 846 972 1177 4605 13569
Yuso Makihira 1005 760 736 876 1213 4590
Akira Kubo 860 680 912 880 1042 4374
14 Denmark Jørn Steffensen 1005 780 934 1028 1129 4876 13547
Klaus Petersen 990 760 692 1108 949 4499
Heitmann René 910 640 626 1008 988 4172
15 Switzerland Urs Hugi 1075 940 846 952 826 4639 13359
Hans Müller 965 700 846 948 937 4396
Beat Ganz 1030 640 670 888 1096 4324
16 Bulgaria Georgi Stoyanov 1100 700 890 944 1027 4661 12957
Velko Bratanov 785 640 956 916 1024 4321
Angel Pepeliankov 1060 700 0 1080 1135 3975
17 Mexico Gilberto Toledano Sanchez 1090 780 670 908 988 4436 12901
Eduardo Olivera Lastra 960 740 868 1020 844 4432
Juan José Castilla Ramos 935 620 714 752 1012 4033
18 Netherlands Jan Bekkenk 930 700 692 1008 1084 4414 12340
Rob Vonk 870 480 692 1208 877 4127
Henk Krediet 985 880 802 0 1132 3799
19 Canada Scott Scheuermann 1005 420 824 1044 769 4062 11335
Kenneth Maaten 880 540 780 792 991 3983
George Skene 0 480 714 1108 988 3290

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Modern pentathlon: 1972 Olympic Results". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 2012-08-19. 

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