Rowing at the 1972 Summer Olympics – Men's coxed pair

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Men's coxed pairs
at the Games of the XX Olympiad
Venue Olympic Regatta Course, Oberschleißheim
Date 27 August – 2 September
Competitors 20 from 20 nations
Medalists
Gold medal    East Germany
Silver medal    Czechoslovakia
Bronze medal    Romania
«1968 1976»
Rowing at the
1972 Summer Olympics

Rowing pictogram.svg
Single sculls   men  
Double sculls men
Coxless pair men
Coxed pair men
Coxless four men
Coxed four men
Eight men

The Men's Coxed Pairs competition at the 1972 Summer Olympics in Munich took place from August 27, 1972 - September 2, 1972 at the Olympic Regatta Course in Oberschleißheim.[1]

Results[edit]

Heats[edit]

The top crew in each heat advanced to the final, with all others sent to the repechages.

Heat One[edit]

1.  Czechoslovakia (TCH) 7:41.27 QF
2.  Switzerland (SUI) 7:46.03 QR
3.  Romania (ROU) 7:47.98 QR
4.  Canada (CAN) 7:49.54 QR
5.  Norway (NOR) 8:00.56 QR
6.  Belgium (BEL) 8:08.51 QR

Heat Two[edit]

1.  Czechoslovakia (TCH) 7:41.27 QF
2.  Switzerland (SUI) 7:46.03 QR
3.  Romania (ROU) 7:47.98 QR
4.  Canada (CAN) 7:49.54 QR
5.  Norway (NOR) 8:00.56 QR
6.  Belgium (BEL) 8:08.51 QR

Heat Three[edit]

1.  East Germany (GDR) 7:54.11 QF
2.  Bulgaria (BUL) 8:01.01 QR
3.  Italy (ITA) 8:02.79 QR
4.  France (FRA) 8:09.62 QR
5.  Argentina (ARG) 8:20.19 QR

Heat Four[edit]

1.  Soviet Union (URS) 7:43.84 QF
2.  Great Britain (GBR) 7:49.56 QR
3.  West Germany (FRG) 8:02.19 QR
4.  Finland (FIN) 8:06.56 QR
5.  Cuba (CUB) 8:17.34 QR

Repechages[edit]

Top two finishers in each heat advanced to semi-finals.

Repechage One[edit]

1.  Great Britain (GBR) 8:01.14 Q
2.  Norway (NOR) 8:03.50 Q
3.  Italy (ITA) 8:10.46
4.  Austria (AUT) 8:15.94

Repechage Two[edit]

1.  Bulgaria (BUL) 8:10.94 Q
2.  Canada (CAN) 8:12.69 Q
3.  Netherlands (NED) 8:17.37
4.  Cuba (CUB) 8:37.14

Repechage Three[edit]

1.  Romania (ROU) 8:08.34 Q
2.  Poland (POL) 8:10.87 Q
3.  Finland (FIN) 8:11.89
4.  Argentina (ARG) 8:31.51

Repechage Four[edit]

1.  West Germany (FRG) 8:07.95 Q
2.  Switzerland (SUI) 8:11.53 Q
3.  France (FRA) 8:15.25
4.  Belgium (BEL) 8:16.26
5.  Uruguay (URU) 8:52.42

Semi-Finals[edit]

Top three finishers in each heat advanced to final.

Semi-Final One[edit]

1.  East Germany (GDR) 8:13.87 Q
2.  West Germany (FRG) 8:19.86 Q
3.  Poland (POL) 8:20.69 Q
4.  Great Britain (GBR) 8:21.61
5.  United States (USA) 8:25.40
6.  Canada (CAN) 9:28.82

Semi-Final Two[edit]

1.  Soviet Union (URS) 8:07.34 Q
2.  Czechoslovakia (TCH) 8:07.88 Q
3.  Romania (ROU) 8:10.89 Q
4.  Bulgaria (BUL) 8:20.21
5.  Norway (NOR) 8:30.29
6.  Switzerland (SUI) 8:32.34

Final[edit]

Med 1.png  East Germany (GDR) 7:17.25
Med 2.png  Czechoslovakia (TCH) 7:19.57
Med 3.png  Romania (ROU) 7:21.36
4.  West Germany (FRG) 7:21.52
5.  Soviet Union (URS) 7:24.44
6.  Poland (POL) 7:28.92

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Rowing at the 1972 München Summer Games". Sports Reference. Retrieved 2012-08-29.