Shooting at the 1972 Summer Olympics

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This is a list of results of the Shooting competition at the 1972 Summer Olympics.

Open events[edit]

All events were open, meaning both men and women were allowed to compete in the same events, against each other. Four women competed in these games.

Event Gold Silver Bronze
300 metre free rifle three positions
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 Lones Wigger
United States (USA)
 Boris Melnik
Soviet Union (URS)
 Lajos Papp
Hungary (HUN)
50 metre free pistol
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 Ragnar Skanåker
Sweden (SWE)
 Dan Iuga
Romania (ROU)
 Rudolf Dollinger
Austria (AUT)
25 metre rapid fire pistol
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 Józef Zapędzki
Poland (POL)
 Ladislav Falta
Czechoslovakia (TCH)
 Viktor Torshin
Soviet Union (URS)
50 metre running target
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 Yakov Zheleznyak
Soviet Union (URS)
 Helmut Bellingrodt
Colombia (COL)
 John Kynoch
Great Britain (GBR)
50 metre rifle prone
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 Li Ho-Jun
North Korea (PRK)
 Vic Auer
United States (USA)
 Nicolae Rotaru
Romania (ROU)
50 metre rifle three positions
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 John Writer
United States (USA)
 Lanny Bassham
United States (USA)
 Werner Lippoldt
East Germany (GDR)
Trap
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 Angelo Scalzone
Italy (ITA)
 Michel Carrega
France (FRA)
 Silvano Basagni
Italy (ITA)
Skeet
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 Konrad Wirnhier
West Germany (FRG)
 Yevgeni Petrov
Soviet Union (URS)
 Michael Buchheim
East Germany (GDR)

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