Athletics at the 1972 Summer Olympics – Men's triple jump

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Men's triple jump
at the Games of the XX Olympiad
Venue Olympic Stadium, Munich, West Germany
Date 3 September 1972 & 4 September 1972
Medalists
1st, gold medalist(s) Viktor Saneyev  Soviet Union
2nd, silver medalist(s) Jörg Drehmel  East Germany
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Nélson Prudêncio  Brazil
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Athletics at the
1972 Summer Olympics
Athletics pictogram.svg
Track events
100 m   men   women
200 m men women
400 m men women
800 m men women
1500 m men women
5000 m men
10,000 m men
100 m hurdles women
110 m hurdles men
400 m hurdles men
3000 m
steeplechase
men
4×100 m relay men women
4×400 m relay men women
Road events
Marathon men
20 km walk men
50 km walk men
Field events
Long jump men women
Triple jump men
High jump men women
Pole vault men
Shot put men women
Discus throw men women
Javelin throw men women
Hammer throw men
Combined events
Pentathlon women
Decathlon men

These are the official results of the Men's triple jump event at the 1972 Summer Olympics in Munich. The competition was held on 3 & 4 of September.

Qualifying[edit]

All jumpers reaching 16.20 m (53 ft 2 in), shown in blue and the top 12 including ties advanced to the final round. All lengths are in metres

Qualifying round

Overall Athlete Nationality Group Mark 1 2 3
1 Viktor Saneyev  Soviet Union B 16.85 16.85 - -
2 Jörg Drehmel  East Germany A 16.57 16.57 - -
3 Mansour Dia  Senegal A 16.55 16.55 - -
4 Carol Corbu  Romania A 16.51 15.59 15.92 16.51
5 Toshiaki Inoue  Japan A 16.49 16.01 16.19 16.49
6 Michał Joachimowski  Poland B 16.43 16.43 - -
7 Nélson Prudêncio  Brazil B 16.42 X X 16.42
8 Kristen Fløgstad  Norway A 16.41 X 16.41 -
9 Samuel Igun  Nigeria A 16.33 15.19 X 16.33
10 John Craft  United States B 16.32 15.78 16.09 16.32
11 Mikhail Bariban  Soviet Union A 16.26 16.09 16.12 16.26
12 Bernard Lamitié  France A 16.24 16.24 - -
13 Gábor Katona  Hungary B 16.19 16.19 15.43 14.89
14 Kosei Gushiken  Japan B 16.19 16.19 X X
15 Gennady Bessonov  Soviet Union A 16.18 16.10 15.95 16.18
16 Giuseppe Gentile  Italy B 16.04 15.79 X 16.04
17 Esa Rinne  Finland A 15.98 15.49 15.98 15.76
18 Václav Fišer  Czechoslovakia B 15.96 15.96 15.75 15.75
19 Heinz-Günter Schenk  East Germany B 15.91 15.54 15.91 15.41
20 Mick McGrath  Australia A 15.90 15.40 15.90 15.32
21 Johnson Amoah  Ghana A 15.84 15.79 15.69 15.84
22 Abraham Munabi  Uganda B 15.82 14.74 15.82 X
23 Moise Pomaney  Ghana B 15.72 15.72 15.18 15.31
24 Pedro Pérez  Cuba B 15.72 15.72 14.85 X
25 Milan Spasojević  Yugoslavia A 15.69 15.63 15.69 13.33
26 Yukito Muraki  Japan A 15.59 15.53 15.59 X
27 Tim Barrett  Bahamas B 15.51 15.51 15.43 X
28 Wilfredo Maisonave  Puerto Rico B 15.38 14.07 14.77 15.38
29 Art Walker  United States B 15.29 X 15.29 X
30 Patrick Onyango  Kenya B 14.74 X X 14.74
31 Chen Ming-Chi  Republic of China B 14.73 X 14.73 14.11
32 Dave Smith  United States A 14.55 X 14.55 X
33 Ghazi Saleh Marzouk  Saudi Arabia A 13.82 13.82 13.41 13.51
34 Martin Matupi  Malawi A 13.57 13.57 X 13.34
- Henry Jackson  Jamaica A NM X X X
- Mohinder Singh Gill  India A NM X X X
- Martin Adouna  Togo B DNS - - -
- Chodoton  Dahomey B DNS - - -

Final[edit]

At the end of three jumps the top eight received another three jumps. The remaining jumpers are eliminated from medal contention.

Overall Athlete Nationality Mark 1 2 3 4 5 6
1st, gold medalist(s) Viktor Saneyev  Soviet Union 17.35 17.35 16.71 17.19 X 16.98 X
2nd, silver medalist(s) Jörg Drehmel  East Germany 17.31 X 17.02 X X 17.31 15.34
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Nélson Prudêncio  Brazil 17.05 16.87 16.61 16.35 16.88 X 17.05
4 Carol Corbu  Romania 16.85 16.62 16.85 16.40 X 13.72 X
5 John Craft  United States 16.83 16.77 16.75 16.83 16.26 X X
6 Mansour Dia  Senegal 16.83 16.77 16.83 X X 16.15 X
7 Michał Joachimowski  Poland 16.69 16.69 X 14.62 14.98 X X
8 Kristen Fløgstad  Norway 16.44 X 16.44 X X 15.97 X
9 Mikhail Bariban  Soviet Union 16.30 X 16.30 15.96
10 Bernard Lamitié  France 16.27 16.22 15.88 16.27
11 Samuel Igun  Nigeria 16.03 X 15.79 16.03
12 Toshiaki Inoue  Japan 15.88 15.88 X X

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