Rowing at the 1972 Summer Olympics

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Rowing
at the Games of the XX Olympiad
Regattastrecke Oberschleißheim Zielbereich.jpg
Aerial view of the venue in Oberschleißheim
Venue Oberschleißheim Regatta Course
Date 27 August – 2 September
Competitors 440 from 35 nations
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1976 →
Rowing at the
1972 Summer Olympics
Rowing pictogram.svg
Single sculls   men  
Double sculls men
Coxless pair men
Coxed pair men
Coxless four men
Coxed four men
Eight men

Rowing at the 1972 Summer Olympics featured 7 events, all for men. It was the last time that rowing did not include women's disciplines at the Olympics.

Medal summary[edit]

Men's events[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
single sculls
details
 Yury Malyshev (URS)  Alberto Demiddi (ARG)  Wolfgang Güldenpfennig (GDR)
double sculls
details
 Aleksandr Timoshinin
and Gennadi Korshikov (URS)
 Frank Hansen
and Svein Thøgersen (NOR)
 Joachim Böhmer
and Hans-Ulrich Schmied (GDR)
coxless pair
details
 Siegfried Brietzke
and Wolfgang Mager (GDR)
 Heinrich Fischer
and Alfred Bachmann (SUI)
 Roel Luynenburg
and Ruud Stokvis (NED)
coxed pair
details
 East Germany (GDR)
Wolfgang Gunkel
Jörg Lucke
Klaus-Dieter Neubert
 Czechoslovakia (TCH)
Oldřich Svojanovský
Pavel Svojanovský
Vladimír Petříček
 Romania (ROU)
Ştefan Tudor
Petre Ceapura
Ladislau Lovrenski
coxless four
details
 East Germany (GDR)
Frank Forberger
Frank Rühle
Dieter Grahn
Dieter Schubert
 New Zealand (NZL)
Dick Tonks
Dudley Storey
Ross Collinge
Noel Mills
 West Germany (FRG)
Joachim Ehrig
Peter Funnekötter
Franz Held
Wolfgang Plottke
coxed four
details
 West Germany (FRG)
Peter Berger
Hans-Johann Färber
Gerhard Auer
Alois Bierl
Uwe Benter
 East Germany (GDR)
Dietrich Zander
Reinhard Gust
Eckhard Martens
Rolf Jobst
Klaus-Dieter Ludwig
 Czechoslovakia (TCH)
Otakar Mareček
Karel Neffe
Vladimír Jánoš
František Provazník
Vladimír Petříček
eight
details
 New Zealand (NZL)
Tony Hurt
Wybo Veldman
Dick Joyce
John Hunter
Lindsay Wilson
Athol Earl
Trevor Coker
Gary Robertson
Simon Dickie
 United States (USA)
Lawrence Terry
Franklin Hobbs
Pete Raymond
Tim Mickelson
Gene Clapp
Bill Hobbs
Cleve Livingston
Mike Livingston
Paul Hoffman
 East Germany (GDR)
Hans-Joachim Borzym
Jörg Landvoigt
Harold Dimke
Manfred Schneider
Hartmut Schreiber
Manfred Schmorde
Bernd Landvoigt
Heinrich Mederow
Dietmar Schwarz

Participating nations[edit]

A total of 440 rowers from 35 nations competed at the Munich:

Medal table[edit]

 Rank  Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  East Germany (GDR) 3 1 3 7
2  Soviet Union (URS) 2 0 0 2
3  New Zealand (NZL) 1 1 0 2
4  West Germany (FRG) 1 0 1 2
5  Czechoslovakia (TCH) 0 1 1 2
6  Argentina (ARG) 0 1 0 1
 Norway (NOR) 0 1 0 1
 Switzerland (SUI) 0 1 0 1
 United States (USA) 0 1 0 1
10  Netherlands (NED) 0 0 1 1
 Romania (ROU) 0 0 1 1
Total 7 7 7 21

References[edit]