Ghana at the 1972 Summer Olympics

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Ghana at the Olympic Games

Flag of Ghana
IOC code  GHA
NOC Ghana Olympic Committee
At the 1972 Summer Olympics in Munich
Competitors
Medals
Rank: 43
Gold
0
Silver
0
Bronze
1
Total
1
Olympic history (summary)
Summer Games

*As the Gold Coast

Winter Games

Ghana competed at the 1972 Summer Olympics in Munich, West Germany.

Medalists[edit]

Medal Name Sport Event
 Bronze Prince Amartey Boxing Men's Middleweight (75 kg)

Results by event[edit]

Athletics[edit]

Men's 100 m:

Heats — 10.65 s (did not advance)

Men's 200 m:

  • George Kofi Daniels
  1. Heats — 21.05 s
  2. 2nd Round — 21.10 s (did not advance)
  1. Heats — 21.06 s (did not advance)
  1. Heats — 47.83 s (did not advance)
  2. 2nd Round — 47.34 s (did not advance)

Men's 1500 m:

  1. Heats — 4:08.2 (did not advance)

Men's 3000 m steeplechase:

  1. Heats — 8:57.6 (did not advance)

Men's 4 x 100 m relay:

  1. Heats — 39.46 s
  2. 2nd Round — 39.99 s (did not advance)

Men's Long jump:

  1. Heat — 7.39 m (did not advance)
  1. Heat — 7.93 m (did not advance)
  2. Final — 8.01 m (4th place)

Men's Triple jump:

  1. Heat — 15.84 m (did not advance)
  1. Heat — 15.72 m (did not advance)

Women's 100 m

  1. Heat — 11.90 s
  2. 2nd Round — 12.04 (did not advance)
  1. Heat — 11.54 s
  2. 2nd Round — 11.45 s
  3. Semifinal — 11.47 s
  4. Final — 11.41 s (6th place)
Alternate member

Boxing[edit]

Bantamweight:

  1. 1/16-Final — Defeated Werner Schäfer of West Germany (3 — 2)
  2. 1/8-Final — Lost to Ferry Egberty Moniaga of Indonesia (1 — 4)

Featherweight:

  1. 1/32-Final — Lost to Orlando Palacios of Cuba (1 — 4)

Light Welterweight:

  1. 1/16-Final — Lost to Issaka Dabore of Niger (RSC, 3. RD)

Welterweight:

  1. 1/16-Final — Lost to Damdinjav Bandi of Mongolia (2 — 3)

Light middleweight:

  1. 1/32-Final — Lost to Rolando Garbey of Cuba (0 — 5)

Middleweight:

  • Prince AmarteyBronze medal
  1. 1/8-final — Defeat José Luis Espinosa of Mexico (5 — 0)
  2. 1/4-final — Defeat Poul Knudsen of Denmark (3 — 2)
  3. Semi-Final — Lost to Reima Virtanen of Finland (2 — 3)

Football[edit]

Men[edit]

  • First Round (Group D)

August 28, 1972
12:00
East Germany  4–0  Ghana
Kreische Goal 19' Goal 89'
Streich Goal 45'
Sparwasser Goal 66'
Report
Olympic Stadium, Munich
Attendance: 40.000
Referee: Michael Wuertz United States

August 30, 1972
12:00
Poland  4–0  Ghana
Lubański Goal 40'
Gadocha Goal 59' Goal 89'
Deyna Goal 86'
Report
Regensburg
Attendance: 2.200
Referee: Kan-Chee Lee Hong Kong

September 1, 1972
12:00
Colombia  3–1  Ghana
Morón Goal 56'
Torres Goal 60'
Montano Goal 82'
Report Sunday Goal 79'
Olympic Stadium, Munich
Attendance: 25.000
Referee: Kurt Tschenscher West Germany

Group D[edit]

  Pld W D L GF GA Pts
 Poland 3 3 0 0 11 2 6
 East Germany 3 2 0 1 11 3 4
 Colombia 3 1 0 2 4 12 2
 Ghana 3 0 0 3 1 10 0
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