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
Regattastrecke Oberschleißheim Zielbereich.jpg
Aerial view of the venue in Oberschleißheim
Venue Oberschleißheim Regatta Course
Date 27 August – 2 September
Competitors 20 from 20 nations
Medalists
1st, gold medalist(s) East Germany  East Germany
2nd, silver medalist(s) Czechoslovakia  Czechoslovakia
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Romania  Romania
← 1968
1976 →

The Men's Coxed Pairs competition at the 1972 Summer Olympics in Munich took place from August 27, 1972 – September 2, 1972, at the Olympic Regatta Course in Oberschleißheim.[1]

Results[edit]

Heats[edit]

The top crew in each heat advanced to the final, with all others sent to the repechages.

Heat One[edit]

1.  Czechoslovakia (TCH) 7:41.27 QF
2.  Switzerland (SUI) 7:46.03 QR
3.  Romania (ROU) 7:47.98 QR
4.  Canada (CAN) 7:49.54 QR
5.  Norway (NOR) 8:00.56 QR
6.  Belgium (BEL) 8:08.51 QR

Heat Two[edit]

1.  United States (USA) 7:50.00 QF
2.  Poland (POL) 7:57.23 QR
3.  Netherlands (NED) 8:00.15 QR
4.  Austria (AUT) 8:08.88 QR
5.  Uruguay (URU) 8:29.51 QR

Heat Three[edit]

1.  East Germany (GDR) 7:54.11 QF
2.  Bulgaria (BUL) 8:01.01 QR
3.  Italy (ITA) 8:02.79 QR
4.  France (FRA) 8:09.62 QR
5.  Argentina (ARG) 8:20.19 QR

Heat Four[edit]

1.  Soviet Union (URS) 7:43.84 QF
2.  Great Britain (GBR) 7:49.56 QR
3.  West Germany (FRG) 8:02.19 QR
4.  Finland (FIN) 8:06.56 QR
5.  Cuba (CUB) 8:17.34 QR

Repechages[edit]

Top two finishers in each heat advanced to semi-finals.

Repechage One[edit]

1.  Great Britain (GBR) 8:01.14 Q
2.  Norway (NOR) 8:03.50 Q
3.  Italy (ITA) 8:10.46
4.  Austria (AUT) 8:15.94

Repechage Two[edit]

1.  Bulgaria (BUL) 8:10.94 Q
2.  Canada (CAN) 8:12.69 Q
3.  Netherlands (NED) 8:17.37
4.  Cuba (CUB) 8:37.14

Repechage Three[edit]

1.  Romania (ROU) 8:08.34 Q
2.  Poland (POL) 8:10.87 Q
3.  Finland (FIN) 8:11.89
4.  Argentina (ARG) 8:31.51

Repechage Four[edit]

1.  West Germany (FRG) 8:07.95 Q
2.  Switzerland (SUI) 8:11.53 Q
3.  France (FRA) 8:15.25
4.  Belgium (BEL) 8:16.26
5.  Uruguay (URU) 8:52.42

Semi-Finals[edit]

Top three finishers in each heat advanced to final.

Semi-Final One[edit]

1.  East Germany (GDR) 8:13.87 Q
2.  West Germany (FRG) 8:19.86 Q
3.  Poland (POL) 8:20.69 Q
4.  Great Britain (GBR) 8:21.61
5.  United States (USA) 8:25.40
6.  Canada (CAN) 9:28.82

Semi-Final Two[edit]

1.  Soviet Union (URS) 8:07.34 Q
2.  Czechoslovakia (TCH) 8:07.88 Q
3.  Romania (ROU) 8:10.89 Q
4.  Bulgaria (BUL) 8:20.21
5.  Norway (NOR) 8:30.29
6.  Switzerland (SUI) 8:32.34

Final[edit]

Med 1.png  East Germany (GDR) 7:17.25
Med 2.png  Czechoslovakia (TCH) 7:19.57
Med 3.png  Romania (ROU) 7:21.36
4.  West Germany (FRG) 7:21.52
5.  Soviet Union (URS) 7:24.44
6.  Poland (POL) 7:28.92

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Rowing at the 1972 München Summer Games". Sports Reference. Retrieved 2012-08-29.