New Zealand at the 1972 Summer Olympics

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New Zealand at the Olympic Games

Flag of New Zealand
IOC code  NZL
NOC New Zealand Olympic Committee
Website www.olympic.org.nz
At the 1972 Summer Olympics in Munich
Competitors 89 (82 men, 7 women) in 14 sports
Flag bearer David Aspin (Wrestling)
Medals
Rank: 23
Gold
1
Silver
1
Bronze
1
Total
3
Olympic history (summary)
Summer Games

*with Australia as Australasia

Winter Games

New Zealand competed at the 1972 Summer Olympics in Munich, West Germany. For the first time at the Olympics, God Defend New Zealand was played instead of God Save the King/Queen. The New Zealand Olympic Committee was represented by 89 competitors, 82 men and 7 women, who took part in 63 events in 14 sports.[1]

Medalists[edit]

Gold medal.svg Gold[edit]

Silver medal.svg Silver[edit]

Bronze medal.svg Bronze[edit]

Archery[edit]

In the first modern archery competition at the Olympics, New Zealand entered one man in the competition.

Men's:

Athletics[edit]

Men's 100 metres

  • Heat — 10.77 (→ did not advance)

Men's 200 metres

  • Heat — 21.17
  • Second round — 21.04 (→ did not advance)

Men's 1.500 metres

  • Heat — 3:40.0
  • Semifinals — 3:37.9
  • Final — 3:37.5 (→ Bronze medal.svg Bronze Medal)
  • Heat — 3:42.3
  • Semifinals — 3:41.8
  • Final — 3:41.8 (→ 9th place)

Men's 5.000 m:

  • Heat — 14:35.2 (→ did not advance)
  • Heat — 13:56,2 (→ did not advance)
  • Heat — 14:11,6 (→ did not advance)

Men's 10,000 m:

  • Gavin Thorley — did not finish

Men's 400 m Hurdles:

  • Heat — 50.48 (→ did not advance)

Men's Marathon:

Men's Shot Put:

  • Qualifying Round — 18.38 m (→ did not advance)

Men's Discus Throw:

  • Les Mills
  • Qualifying Round — 59.22 m
  • Final — 55.86 m (→ 14th place)
  • Qualifying Round — 55.88 m (→ did not advance)

Women's 100 metres

  • Heat — 11.77 (→ did not advance)

Women's 400 metres

  • Heat — 52.82
  • Second Round — 52.66 (→ did not advance)

Women's 800 m:

  • Heat — 2:04.9 (→ did not advance)

Women's 100 m Hurdles:

  • Brenda Matthews
  • Heat — 13.81 (→ did not advance)

Boxing[edit]

Men's Featherweight:

Men's Welterweight:

Canoeing[edit]

Men's Kayak Singles:

  • Preliminary Heats — 4:12.45
  • Repechages — 4:02.48
  • Semifinal — 4:01.97

Men's Kayak Pairs:

  • Preliminary Heats — 3:56.48
  • Repechages — 3:45.65

Cycling[edit]

Eight cyclists represented New Zealand in 1972.

Individual road race
1000m time trial
  • Final — 1:09.10 (→ 16th place)
Team pursuit

Alternative member: Brent Pascoe

Gymnastics[edit]

Men's Team Competition

  • Terry Sale — (compulsory exercises:42.20, optional exercises:49.85)

Women's Team Competition

  • Dianne Foote — (compulsory exercises:33.30, optional exercises:33.55)

Hockey[edit]

Men's Team Competition[edit]

  • Preliminary Round (Group B)
  • Drew with Australia (0-0)
  • Defeated Mexico (7-0)
  • Defeated Great Britain (2-1)
  • Lost to the Netherlands (0-2)
  • Drew with Poland (3-3)
  • Drew with Kenya (2-2)
  • Lost to India (2-3)
  • Classification Match
  • 9th/10th place: Defeated Belgium (2-1) → 9th place
  • Team Roster

Judo[edit]

Men's Middleweight:

Rowing[edit]

Photo of 1972 Rowing Team

Men's Single Sculls

  • Heat — 7:51.29
  • Repechage — 8:11.51
  • Semi Finals — 8:30.88
  • B-Final — 8:05.42 (→ 10th place)

Men's Coxswainless Fours:

Men's Fours with Coxswain:

Men's Eights with coxswain:

Sailing[edit]

Men's Finn:

Men's Flying Dutchman:

Men's Dragon:

Men's Soling:

Alternative member: Jonty Farmer, Jack Hansen, Geoff Smals, Bryan Treleaven

Shooting[edit]

Men's Rapid Fire Pistol

Men's Small Bore Rifle, Prône

Men's Running Game

Swimming[edit]

Men's 100 m Freestyle

  • Heat — 54.41 (→ did not advance)

Men's 200 m Freestyle

  • Colin Herring
  • Heat — 2:00.29 (→ did not advance)

Men's 400 m Freestyle:

  • Heat — 4:14.10 (→ did not advance)

Men's 1500 m Freestyle:

  • Mark Treffers
  • Heat — 16:23.86
  • Final — 16:18.84 (→ 6th place)

Men's 200 m Individual Medley:

  • Heat — 2:15.04 (→ did not advance)

Men's 400 m Individual Medley:

  • John McConnochie
  • Heat — 4:49.89 (→ did not advance)

Women's 100 m Freestyle:

  • Heat — 1:02.95 (→ did not advance)

Women's 200 m Freestyle:

  • Heather Coombridge
  • Heat — 2:14.78 (→ did not advance)

Women's 400 m Freestyle:

  • Heat — 4:40.24 (→ did not advance)

Women's 800 m Freestyle:

  • Jaynie Parkhouse
  • Heat — 9:34.65 (→ did not advance)

Women's 100 m Backstroke:

  • Heat — 1:10.06 (→ did not advance)

Women's 200 m Backstroke:

  • Susan Hunter
  • Heat — 2:28.28 (→ did not advance)

Women's 200 m Individual Medley:

  • Susan Hunter
  • Heat — 2:30.29 (→ did not advance)

Women's 400 m Individual Medley:

  • Susan Hunter
  • Heat — 5:14.47 (→ did not advance)

Weightlifting[edit]

Men's Middleweight:

Men's Light Heavyweight:

Men's Heavyweight:

Wrestling[edit]

Men's Freestyle (–82 kg):

  1. Round 1 - lost to Harishchandra of India (4 - 4, 7:08)
  2. Round 2 - lost to Ali Hagilou of Iran (1 - 3)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "New Zealand at the 1972 Munich Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 13 September 2014. 
  2. ^ Bruce Biddle classified as the 3rd place finisher after Jaime Huelamo of Spain was disqualified for failing a drugs test. The Bronze medal was not awarded to Biddle as had not been drugs tested.