El Salvador at the 1972 Summer Olympics

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El Salvador at the Olympic Games

Flag of El Salvador
IOC code  ESA
NOC Comité Olímpico de El Salvador
Website www.somosazulyblanco.com (Spanish)
At the 1972 Summer Olympics in Munich
Competitors 11 (11 men and 0 women) in 2 sports
Flag bearer Salvador Vilanova
Medals Gold
0
Silver
0
Bronze
0
Total
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Olympic history (summary)
Summer Games

El Salvador competed at the 1972 Summer Olympics in Munich, West Germany, from 28 July to 12 August 1984. This was the nation's second appearance at the Olympics.

Comité Olímpico de El Salvador sent a total of 11 athletes to the Games, all men, to compete in 2 sports. Swimmer Salvador Vilanova was selected to carry his nation's flag during the opening ceremony.

Competitors[edit]

Comité Olímpico de El Salvador selected a team of 11 athletes, all men, to compete in 2 sports.[1] Skeet shooter Andrés Amador, at age 47, was the oldest athlete of the team, while swimmer Salvador Vilanova was the youngest at age 19.

The following is the list of number of competitors participating in the Games.

Sport Men Women Total
Shooting 4 0 4
Swimming 7 0 7
Total 11 0 11

Shooting[edit]

Men
Athlete Event Final
Score Rank
José Luis Rosales 25 m rapid fire pistol 543 56
José Mario Valdez 50 m rifle (prone) 569 98
Juan Antonio Valencia 576 91
Juan Antonio Valencia 50 m rifle (3 positions) 1053 62
Andrés Amador Skeet 180 47

Swimming[edit]

Men
Athlete Event Heat Semifinal Final
Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank
Antonio Ferracuti 100 m freestyle 56.69 5 Did not advance
Salvador Vilanova 56.57 7 Did not advance
Tomás Rengifo 200 m freestyle 2:08.67 7 N/A Did not advance
Salvador Vilanova Did not start
Sergio Hasbún 100 m backstroke 1:06.53 6 Did not advance
Reynaldo Patiño Did not start
Sergio Hasbún 200 m backstroke 2:27.93 6 N/A Did not advance
Piero Ferracuti 100 m breaststroke 1:16.74 7 Did not advance
Alejandro Cabrera 200 m breaststroke 2:56.60 8 N/A Did not advance
Piero Ferracuti 2:45.73 7 N/A Did not advance
Salvador Vilanova 100 m butterfly 1:01.25 6 Did not advance
Antonio Ferracuti
Reynaldo Patiño
Tomás Rengifo
Salvador Vilanova
4 × 100 m freestyle relay 3:49.14 7 N/A Did not advance
Antonio Ferracuti
Sergio Hasbún
Tomás Rengifo
Salvador Vilanova
4 × 200 m freestyle relay Did not start

References[edit]

  1. ^ "El Salvador at the 1972 München Summer Games." Sports-Reference.com. Retrieved on 19 March 2014.