Switzerland at the 1972 Summer Olympics

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Switzerland at the Olympic Games

Flag of Switzerland
IOC code  SUI
NOC Swiss Olympic Association
Website www.swissolympic.ch (German) (French)
At the 1972 Summer Olympics in Munich
Competitors 151 (122 men and 29 women) in 17 sports
Medals
Rank: 26
Gold
0
Silver
3
Bronze
0
Total
3
Olympic history (summary)
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Intercalated Games
1906

Switzerland competed at the 1972 Summer Olympics in Munich, West Germany. 151 competitors, 122 men and 29 women, took part in 116 events in 17 sports.[1]

Medalists[edit]

Medal Name Sport Event Date
 Silver Kurmann, XaverXaver Kurmann Cycling Individual Pursuit
 Silver Bachmann, AlfredAlfred Bachmann
Fischer, HeinrichHeinrich Fischer
Rowing Men's coxless pair September 2
 Silver Evéquoz, GuyGuy Evéquoz
Giger, DanielDaniel Giger
Kauter, ChristianChristian Kauter
Lötscher, PeterPeter Lötscher
Suchanecki, FrançoisFrançois Suchanecki
Fencing Men's team épée September 9

Archery[edit]

In the first modern archery competition at the Olympics, Switzerland entered three men but only one woman. Their highest placing competitor was Lucien Trepper, at 10th place in the men's competition.

Men's Individual Competition:

Women's Individual Competition:

Athletics[edit]

Men's 800 metres

  • Heat — 1:47.5
  • Semifinals — 1:48.2 (→ did not advance)

Men's 1500 metres

  • Heat — 3:43.2 (→ did not advance)

Men's 5000 metres

  • Heat — 14:54.4 (→ did not advance)

Men's High Jump

  • Qualification Round — 2.09m (→ did not advance)

Boxing[edit]

Canoeing[edit]

Cycling[edit]

Road Competition

Men's Individual Road Race

Track Competition

Men's 1.000m Time Trial

  • Final — 1:07.71 (→ 7th place)

Diving[edit]

Men's 10m Platform

Equestrianism[edit]

Fencing[edit]

12 fencers, 10 men and 2 women, represented Switzerland in 1972.

Men's épée
Men's team épée
Men's sabre
Men's team sabre
Women's foil

Gymnastics[edit]

Judo[edit]

Modern pentathlon[edit]

Three male pentathletes represented Switzerland in 1972.

Men's Individual Competition:

Men's Team Competition:

  • Müller, Ganz, and Hugi — 13359 points (→ 15th place)

Alternate member

Rowing[edit]

Men's Single Sculls

  • Heat — 8:00.20
  • Repechage — 8:04.81
  • Semi Finals — 8:16.95
  • Final — 7:31.99 (→ 6th place)

Men's Coxed Pairs

  • Heat — 7:46.03
  • Repechage — 8:11.53
  • Semi Finals — 8:32.34
  • B-Final — 8:05.54 (→ 12th place)

Sailing[edit]

Shooting[edit]

Swimming[edit]

Men's 100m Freestyle

  • Heat — 55.08s (→ did not advance)

Men's 200m Freestyle

  • Heat — 2:03.14 (→ did not advance)

Weightlifting[edit]

Wrestling[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Switzerland at the 1972 Munich Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 2011-02-21.