Italy at the 1972 Summer Olympics

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Italy at the
1972 Summer Olympics
Flag of Italy.svg
IOC code ITA
NOC Italian National Olympic Committee
Website www.coni.it (Italian)
in Munich
Competitors 224 (197 men and 27 women) in 19 sports
Flag bearer Abdon Pamich
Medals
Ranked 10th
Gold Silver Bronze Total
5 3 10 18
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)
Other related appearances
1906 Intercalated Games

Italy competed at the 1972 Summer Olympics in Munich, West Germany. 224 competitors, 197 men and 27 women, took part in 123 events in 19 sports.[1]

Medalists[edit]

 Gold[edit]

 Silver[edit]

 Bronze[edit]

Archery[edit]

In the first modern archery competition at the Olympics, Italy entered three men. Their highest placing competitor was Alfredo Massazza, at 31st place.

Men's Individual Competition:

Athletics[edit]

Men's 800 metres

Men's 1500 metres

  • Franco Arese
    • Heat — 3:44.0
    • Semifinals — 3:41.1 (→ did not advance)
  • Gianni del Buono
    • Heat — 3:40.8
    • Semifinals — 3:42.0 (→ did not advance)

Men's 4 × 100 m Relay

Men's High Jump

  • Enzo del Forno
    • Qualifying Round — 2.15m
    • Final — 2.15m (→ 10th place)
  • Marco Schivo
    • Qualifying Round — 2.15m
    • Final — 2.10m (→ 17th place)

Basketball[edit]

Men's Team Competition

Boxing[edit]

Men's Light Flyweight:

  1. 1/16-Final - Lost to Kadir Syed Abdul of Singapore (3 round, RSC)

Men's Flyweight:

  1. 1/16-Final - Defeated Filex Maina of Kenya (5 - 0)
  2. 1/8-Final - Lost to Boris Zoriktuev of USSR (1 - 4)

Men's Featherweight:

  1. 1/32-Final - Defeated Morgan Mwenya of Zambia (5 - 0)
  2. 1/16-Final - Defeated Ebu Sef Tatar of Turkey (5 -0 )
  3. 1/8-Final - Lost to Kazuo Kobayashi of Japan (1 round, KO)

Men's Lightweight:

  1. 1/32-Final - Defeated José Martinez of Canada (2 round, RSC)
  2. 1/16-Final - Lost to László Orbán of Hungary (1 - 4)

Men's Light Welterweight:

  1. 1/16-Final - Lost to Srisook Bantow of Thailand (1 - 4)

Men's Welterweight:

  1. 1/32-Final - Lost to Emilio Correa of Cuba (0 - 5)

Men's Light Middleweight:

  1. 1/16-Final - Lost to Wiesław Rudkowski of Poland (0 - 5)

Men's Light Heavyweight:

  1. 1/16-Final - Defeated Samson Laizer of Tanzania (2round KO)
  2. 1/8-Final - Lost to Rudi Hornig of West Germany (1 - 4)

Canoeing[edit]

Cycling[edit]

Fifteen cyclists represented Italy in 1972.

Individual road race
Team time trial
Sprint
1000m time trial
Tandem
Individual pursuit
Team pursuit

Diving[edit]

Men's 3m Springboard

Men's 10m Platform

Equestrianism[edit]

Fencing[edit]

19 fencers, 14 men and 5 women, represented Italy in 1972.

Men's foil
Men's team foil
Men's épée
Men's team épée
Men's sabre
Men's team sabre
Women's foil
Women's team foil

Gymnastics[edit]

Judo[edit]

Modern pentathlon[edit]

Three male pentathletes represented Italy in 1972.

Men's Individual Competition:

Men's Team Competition:

  • Medda, Perugini, and Deligia - 13913 points (→ 10th place)

Rowing[edit]

Men's Coxed Pairs

Sailing[edit]

Shooting[edit]

Eleven male shooters represented Italy in 1972. In the trap event, Angelo Scalzone won gold and Silvano Basagni won bronze.

25 m pistol
50 m pistol
50 m rifle, three positions
50 m rifle, prone
Trap
Skeet

Swimming[edit]

Men's 100m Freestyle

Men's 200m Freestyle

Men's 4 × 100 m Freestyle Relay

Men's 4 × 200 m Freestyle Relay

Men's Competition

Women's Competition

Water polo[edit]

Men's Team Competition[edit]

Weightlifting[edit]

Men's Bantamweight:

Men's Featherweight:

Men's Middleweight:

Men's Light Heavyweight:

Men's Heavyweight:

Wrestling[edit]

Water Skiing (demonstration sports)[edit]

Men's Slalom:

Men's Figure Skiing:

  • Max Hofer - 3850 points (→ 6th place)
  • Roby Zucchi - 3560 points (→ 8th place)

Men's Jump:

  • Max Hofer - 37.70 points (→ Med 2.png Silver Medal)
  • Roby Zucchi - 35.10 points (→ 7th place)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Italy at the 1972 Munich Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 2011-02-15. 

External links[edit]