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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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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