Ski jumping at the 1972 Winter Olympics
at the XI Olympic Winter Games
Pictogram for ski jumping
|Venue||Okurayama Ski Jump Stadium (large hill) & Miyanomori Ski Jump Stadium (normal hill)|
|Competitors||62 from 16 nations|
Ski jumping at the 1972 Winter Olympics consisted of two events held from 6 February to 11 February, with the large hill event taking place at Okurayama Ski Jump Stadium, and the normal hill event at Miyanomori Ski Jump Stadium.
|4||East Germany (GDR)||0||0||1||1|
Japan topped the medal table by sweeping all three medals in the normal hill event, which were their first ever medals in the sport. In fact, every single country that won a medal in Sapporo was winning their first ever ski jumping medal (East Germans had won medals as part of a unified German team in earlier Games).
|Normal hill individual
|| Yukio Kasaya
|244.2|| Akitsugu Konno
|234.8|| Seiji Aochi
|Large hill individual
|| Wojciech Fortuna
|219.9|| Walter Steiner
|219.8|| Rainer Schmidt
East Germany (GDR)
Sixteen nations participated in ski jumping at the Sapporo Games.
- "The XI Olympic Winter Games Sapporo 1972". Organizing Committee for the XIth Olympic Winter Games. LA84 Foundation. 1972. Retrieved January 28, 2014.