Rowing at the 1972 Summer Olympics – Men's coxed pair
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|Men's coxed pairs
at the Games of the XX Olympiad
Aerial view of the venue in Oberschleißheim
|Venue||Oberschleißheim Regatta Course|
|Date||27 August – 2 September|
|Competitors||20 from 20 nations|
|Rowing at the
1972 Summer Olympics
The top crew in each heat advanced to the final, with all others sent to the repechages.
|1.||United States (USA)||7:50.00||QF|
|1.||East Germany (GDR)||7:54.11||QF|
|1.||Soviet Union (URS)||7:43.84||QF|
|2.||Great Britain (GBR)||7:49.56||QR|
|3.||West Germany (FRG)||8:02.19||QR|
Top two finishers in each heat advanced to semi-finals.
|1.||Great Britain (GBR)||8:01.14||Q|
|1.||West Germany (FRG)||8:07.95||Q|
Top three finishers in each heat advanced to final.
|1.||East Germany (GDR)||8:13.87||Q|
|2.||West Germany (FRG)||8:19.86||Q|
|4.||Great Britain (GBR)||8:21.61|
|5.||United States (USA)||8:25.40|
|1.||Soviet Union (URS)||8:07.34||Q|
|East Germany (GDR)||7:17.25|
|4.||West Germany (FRG)||7:21.52|
|5.||Soviet Union (URS)||7:24.44|
- "Rowing at the 1972 München Summer Games". Sports Reference. Retrieved 2012-08-29.