Kenya at the 1972 Summer Olympics

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Kenya at the
1972 Summer Olympics
Flag of Kenya.svg
IOC codeKEN
NOCNational Olympic Committee of Kenya
in Munich
Competitors57 (55 men, 2 women) in 4 sports
Medals
Ranked 19th
Gold
2
Silver
3
Bronze
4
Total
9
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)

Kenya competed at the 1972 Summer Olympics in Munich, West Germany. 57 competitors, 55 men and 2 women, took part in 29 events in 4 sports.[1]

Medalists[edit]

Gold[edit]

Silver[edit]

Bronze[edit]

Athletics[edit]

Men's 100 metres

  • First Heat — 10.60s (→ did not advance)
  • First Heat — 10.76s (→ did not advance)

Men's 800 metres

  • Heat — 1:47.3
  • Semifinals — 1:45.9
  • Final — 1:46.0 (→ Med 3.png Bronze Medal)
  • Heat — 1:47.4
  • Semifinals — 1:47.6
  • Final — 1:46.5 (→ 5th place)
  • Heat — 1:48.5 (→ did not advance)

Men's 1500 metres

  • Heat — 3:40.0
  • Semifinals — 3:41.2
  • Final — 3:36.8 (→ Med 2.png Silver Medal)
  • Heat — 3:42.2
  • Semifinals — 3:41.3
  • Final — 3:38.4 (→ 4th place)
  • Heat — 3:52.0 (→ did not advance)

Men's 5000 metres

  • Heat — 13:37.2 (→ did not advance)
  • Heat — 13:41.4 (→ did not advance)
  • Heat — 13:56.8 (→ did not advance)

Boxing[edit]

Men's Flyweight (– 51 kg)

  • First Round — Bye
  • Second Round — Lost to Franco Udella (ITA), 0:5

Men's Welterweight (– 67 kg)

Men's Light Middleweight (– 71 kg)

  • First Round — Bye
  • Second Round — Lost to Mikko Saarinen (FIN), TKO-2

Hockey[edit]

Men's Team Competition[edit]

  • Preliminary Round (Group B)
  • Lost to Poland (0-1)
  • Lost to Australia (1-3)
  • Lost to Netherlands (1-5)
  • Lost to Great Britain (0-2)
  • Lost to India (2-3)
  • Drew with New Zealand (2-2)
  • Defeated Mexico (2-1)
  • Classification Match
  • 13th/14th place: Defeated Argentina (1-0) after extra time → 13th place
  • Team Roster

Shooting[edit]

Nine male shooters represented Kenya in 1972.

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

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Kenya at the 1972 Munich Summer Games". Sports Reference. Retrieved 25 January 2016.

External links[edit]