Greece at the 1972 Summer Olympics

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Greece at the
1972 Summer Olympics
Flag of Greece (1970-1975).svg
IOC code GRE
NOC Hellenic Olympic Committee
Website www.hoc.gr (Greek) (English)
in Munich
Competitors 60 (58 men and 2 women) in 9 sports
Flag bearer Khristos Papanikolaou
Medals
Ranked 29th
Gold Silver Bronze Total
0 2 0 2
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)
Other related appearances
1906 Intercalated Games

Greece competed at the 1972 Summer Olympics in Munich, West Germany. 60 competitors, 58 men and 2 women, took part in 46 events in 9 sports.[1] Greek athletes have competed in every Summer Olympic Games.

Medalists[edit]

Medal Name Sport Event Date
 Silver Khatzipavlis, IliasIlias Khatzipavlis Sailing Finn September 8
 Silver Galaktopoulos, PetrosPetros Galaktopoulos Wrestling Men's Greco-Roman 74 kg September 10

Athletics[edit]

Men's 400 metres hurdles

  • Final — 49.66 (→ 6th place)

Men's 400 metres

  • Quarterfinals — 47.22 (→ did not advance)

Men's 1500 metres

  • Heat — 3:43.8
  • Semifinals — 3:43.5 (→ did not advance)

Men's High Jump

  • Qualifying Round — 2.15m
  • Final — 2.15m (→ 12th place)
  • Qualification Round — 2.12m (→ did not advance)

Boxing[edit]

Men's Light Middleweight (– 71 kg)

Fencing[edit]

Three fencers, all men, represented Greece in 1972.

Men's foil
Men's épée
Men's sabre

Sailing[edit]

Shooting[edit]

Five male shooters represented Greece in 1972.

50 m pistol
50 m rifle, prone
Skeet

Swimming[edit]

Water polo[edit]

Men's Team Competition
  • Preliminary Round (Group B)
  • Drew with Australia (7-7)
  • Lost to Hungary (1-6)
  • Lost to West Germany (3-8)
  • Lost to the Netherlands (2-6) → Did not advance
  • Team Roster

Weightlifting[edit]

Men's 82.5 kg

Wrestling[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Greece at the 1972 Munich Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 2011-02-13.