West Germany at the 1976 Summer Olympics

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West Germany at the Olympic Games

Flag of Germany
IOC code   FRG
At the 1976 Summer Olympics in Montreal
Competitors 290 (257 men, 33 women) in 20 sports
Flag bearer Hans Günter Winkler (equestrian)
Medals
Rank: 4
Gold
10
Silver
12
Bronze
17
Total
39
Olympic history (summary)
Summer Games
Winter Games
Other related appearances
Germany (1896–1936, 1952, 1992–)
Saar (1952)
Unified Team of Germany (1956–1964)

West Germany (Federal Republic of Germany) competed at the 1976 Summer Olympics in Montreal, Canada. 290 competitors, 233 men and 57 women, took part in 163 events in 20 sports.[1]

Medalists[edit]

West Germany finished in fourth position in the final medal rankings, with 10 gold medals and 39 medals overall.

Gold[edit]

Silver[edit]

Bronze[edit]

Archery[edit]

In their second Olympics competing in archery, West Germany captured seventh place on the national leaderboard with a 6th place in the men's competition and an 8th place in the women's. In addition to those two competitors, West Germany also sent one other competitor in the men's division.

Women's Individual Competition:

Men's Individual Competition:

Athletics[edit]

Men's 800 metres

  • Heat — 1:48.47
  • Semi Final — 1:47.18
  • Final — 1:45.26 (→ 4th place)
  • Heat — 1:46.56
  • Semi Final — 1:48.18 (→ did not advance)

Men's 4x100m Relay

  • Heat — 39.63
  • Semi Final — 39.58 (→ did not advance)

Men's 4x400m Relay

  • Heat — 3:03.24
  • Final — 3:01.98 (→ Bronze Bronze Medal)

Men's 400m Hurdles

  • Heats — 50.57s
  • Semi Finals — DSQ (→ did not advance)

Men's Marathon

Men's Long Jump

  • Qualification — 7.81m (→ did not advance)
  • Final — 7.84m (→ 8th place)
  • Qualification — 7.70m (→ did not advance)

Men's High Jump

  • Qualification — 2.13m (→ did not advance)
  • Qualification — 2.05m (→ did not advance)

Men's Discus Throw

  • Qualification — 61.88m
  • Final — 60.46m (→ 12th place)

Men's 20 km Race Walk

Women's Shot Put

  • Final — 19.29 m (→ 7th place)

Boxing[edit]

Men's Flyweight (– 51 kg)


Canoeing[edit]

Cycling[edit]

Men's Individual Road Race

Men's 1.000m Time Trial

Men's 1.000m Sprint (Scratch)

Men's 4.000m Individual Pursuit

Diving[edit]

Equestrianism[edit]

Fencing[edit]

16 fencers, 11 men and 5 women, represented West Germany in 1976.

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

Gymnastics[edit]

Handball[edit]

Hockey[edit]

Men's Team Competition
  • Preliminary Round (Group B)
  • Tied with New Zealand (1-1)
  • Lost to Pakistan (2-4)
  • Lost to Spain (1-4)
  • Defeated Belgium (6-1)
  • Classification Matches
  • 5th/8th place: Defeated India (3-2)
  • 5th/6th place: Defeated Spain (9-1) → Fifth place
  • Team Roster

Judo[edit]

Modern pentathlon[edit]

Three male pentathletes represented West Germany in 1976.

Individual
Team
  • Walter Esser
  • Gerhard Werner
  • Wolfgang Köpcke

Rowing[edit]

Sailing[edit]

Shooting[edit]

Swimming[edit]

Water polo[edit]

Men's Team Competition
  • Team Roster

Weightlifting[edit]

Wrestling[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "West Germany at the 1976 Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 2011-04-16.