Somalia at the 1972 Summer Olympics

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Somalia at the
1972 Summer Olympics
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IOC code SOM
NOC Somali Olympic Committee
in Munich
Competitors 3 in 1 sport
Gold Silver Bronze Total
0 0 0 0
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)

Somalia competed in the Olympic Games for the first time at the 1972 Summer Olympics in Munich, West Germany.


  • Note–Ranks given for track events are within the athlete's heat only
  • Q = Qualified for the next round
  • q = Qualified for the next round as a fastest loser or, in field events, by position without achieving the qualifying target
  • NR = National record
  • N/A = Round not applicable for the event
  • Bye = Athlete not required to compete in round
Athlete Event Heat Semi Final Final
Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank
Mohamed Aboker 800 m Did not start
1500 m 3:59.5 10 Did not advance
Jama Awil Aden marathon N/A Did not finish
Field events
Athlete Event Qualification Final
Distance Position Distance Position
Abdullah Noor Wasughe High jump 2.00 33 Did not advance