Swimming at the 1972 Summer Paralympics

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Swimming
at the IV Paralympic Games
Swimming pictogram (Paralympics).svg
1968
1976

Swimming at the 1972 Summer Paralympics consisted of 56 events, 28 for men and 28 for women.

Medal summary[edit]

Medal table[edit]

 Rank  Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  Netherlands (NED) 11 10 6 27
2  Poland (POL) 11 10 2 23
3  South Africa (RSA) 8 3 7 18
4  France (FRA) 5 1 1 7
5  Israel (ISR) 4 3 2 9
6  Sweden (SWE) 4 1 3 8
7  Jamaica (JAM) 3 2 3 8
8  Rhodesia (RHO) 2 4 3 9
9  Great Britain (GBR) 2 3 5 10
10  Australia (AUS) 1 3 5 9
10  United States (USA) 1 3 5 9
12  West Germany (FRG) 1 3 4 8
13  Canada (CAN) 1 0 1 2
14  India (IND) 1 0 0 1
14  Kenya (KEN) 1 0 0 1
16  Spain (ESP) 0 4 0 4
17  Norway (NOR) 0 3 1 4
18  Finland (FIN) 0 2 1 3
19  Argentina (ARG) 0 0 1 1
19  Ireland (IRL) 0 0 1 1
19  New Zealand (NZL) 0 0 1 1


Men's events[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
25 m freestyle 1A
details
Claude Raffin
 France
A. West
 Great Britain
None
25 m freestyle 1B
details
Daniel Jeannin
 France
Robert Ockvirk
 United States
David Holland
 Rhodesia
25 m freestyle 2
details
John Britton
 Kenya
Mohamed Benamar
 France
Gerrit Pomp
 Netherlands
50 m freestyle 3
details
Murlikant Petkar
 India
Andrzej Seremak
 Poland
Olbrich
 West Germany
50 m freestyle 4
details
M. Vanderriet
 South Africa
Beltrand de Five Pranger
 Spain
Foust
 United States
100 m freestyle 5
details
Bosch
 South Africa
Arieh Rubin
 Israel
Robert Morrison
 Australia
100 m freestyle 6
details
Harry Lamberts
 Netherlands
Francisco Benítez
 Spain
Zenon Sokol
 Poland
25 m backstroke 1A
details
A. West
 Great Britain
Matti Launonen
 Finland
Hans Lubbering
 West Germany
25 m backstroke 1B
details
Daniel Jeannin
 France
Robert Ockvirk
 United States
Patrick Reid
 Jamaica
25 m backstroke 2
details
Eric Boulter
 Australia
Gerrit Pomp
 Netherlands
Risto Liuska
 Finland
50 m backstroke 3
details
Shlomo Finkelstein
 Israel
Andrzej Seremak
 Poland
Bates
 Great Britain
50 m backstroke 4
details
Stanislaw Mosurek
 Poland
Andrew James Scott
 Rhodesia
Moshe Levy
 Israel
100 m backstroke 5
details
Ryszard Machowczyk
 Poland
Bosch
 South Africa
Kevin English
 Rhodesia
100 m backstroke 6
details
Nilsson
 Sweden
Francisco Benítez
 Spain
Simpson
 Great Britain
25 m breaststroke 1A
details
Claude Raffin
 France
A. West
 Great Britain
None
25 m breaststroke 1B
details
Patrick Reid
 Jamaica
Robert Ockvirk
 United States
R. Rosenbaum
 United States
25 m breaststroke 2
details
D. Ellis
 Great Britain
Risto Liuska
 Finland
Gerrit Pomp
 Netherlands
50 m breaststroke 3
details
Andrzej Seremak
 Poland
William Thornton
 Great Britain
Griggs
 United States
50 m breaststroke 4
details
M. Vanderriet
 South Africa
Harald Gunnerup
 Norway
Andrew James Scott
 Rhodesia
100 m breaststroke 5
details
Arieh Rubin
 Israel
Ryszard Machowczyk
 Poland
Mieczyslaw Sobczak
 Poland
100 m breaststroke 6
details
Zenon Sokol
 Poland
Harry Lamberts
 Netherlands
Simpson
 Great Britain
75 m individual medley 2
details
Wasnock
 Canada
Eric Boulter
 Australia
None
75 m individual medley 3
details
Shlomo Finkelstein
 Israel
Olbrich
 West Germany
W. Thornton
 Great Britain
75 m individual medley 4
details
Andrew James Scott
 Rhodesia
Beltrand de Five Pranger
 Spain
M. Vanderriet
 South Africa
150 m individual medley 5
details
Ryszard Machowczyk
 Poland
Arieh Rubin
 Israel
Robert Morrison
 Australia
150 m individual medley 6
details
Nilsson
 Sweden
Harry Lamberts
 Netherlands
Alcock
 South Africa
3×50 m medley relay 2-4
details
 Israel (ISR)  Poland (POL)  United States (USA)
3×100 m medley relay 5-6
details
 Poland (POL)  South Africa (RSA)  Sweden (SWE)

Women's events[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
25 m freestyle 1A
details
Sandra James
 Rhodesia
None None
25 m freestyle 1B
details
Delphine van Opdorp-Ariens Kappers
 Netherlands
Eileen Robertson
 Rhodesia
Morgan
 New Zealand
25 m freestyle 2
details
Schyff
 South Africa
Pam Foley
 Australia
Sharon Myers
 United States
50 m freestyle 3
details
Anna Pogorzelska
 Poland
van der Krieke
 Netherlands
M. Schaefer
 South Africa
50 m freestyle 4
details
Alina Wojtowicz
 Poland
Bente Gronli
 Norway
Pauline English
 Australia
100 m freestyle 5
details
Grazyna Haffke
 Poland
Kuivenhoven
 Netherlands
Rachel Tassa
 Israel
100 m freestyle 6
details
Ingrid van der Benden
 Netherlands
Barbara Kopycka
 Poland
Louw
 South Africa
25 m backstroke 1A
details
Karen Donaldson
 United States
Mayerhofer
 West Germany
Demerakas
 Canada
25 m backstroke 1B
details
Tournier
 France
Liebrecht
 West Germany
Delphine van Opdorp-Ariens Kappers
 Netherlands
25 m backstroke 2
details
Henny Hilberink
 Netherlands
Jonker
 Netherlands
D. Weber
 West Germany
50 m backstroke 3
details
Anna Pogorzelska
 Poland
van der Krieke
 Netherlands
Nella McPherson
 Jamaica
50 m backstroke 4
details
Le Roux
 South Africa
M. Tufuesson
 Sweden
Bente Gronli
 Norway
100 m backstroke 5
details
Marijke Ruiter
 Netherlands
Grazyna Haffke
 Poland
de Baker
 Netherlands
100 m backstroke 6
details
Barbara Kopycka
 Poland
Leone Williams
 Jamaica
K. Wiksen
 Sweden
25 m breaststroke 1A
details
Mayerhofer
 West Germany
Sandra James
 Rhodesia
Richetti
 Argentina
25 m breaststroke 1B
details
Delphine van Opdorp-Ariens Kappers
 Netherlands
Eileen Robertson
 Rhodesia
White
 Ireland
25 m breaststroke 2
details
Schyff
 South Africa
Mullings
 Jamaica
D. Weber
 West Germany
50 m breaststroke 3
details
Nella McPherson
 Jamaica
Anna Pogorzelska
 Poland
M. Schaefer
 South Africa
50 m breaststroke 4
details
M. Tufuesson
 Sweden
Ora Goldstein
 Israel
Graveland
 Netherlands
100 m breaststroke 5
details
Marijke Ruiter
 Netherlands
Kuivenhoven
 Netherlands
Galeon
 France
100 m breaststroke 6
details
Ingrid van der Benden
 Netherlands
Louw
 South Africa
K. Wiksen
 Sweden
75 m individual medley 2
details
Schyff
 South Africa
Pam Foley
 Australia
Mullings
 Jamaica
75 m individual medley 3
details
Nella McPherson
 Jamaica
van der Krieke
 Netherlands
Dukelow
 Great Britain
75 m individual medley 4
details
M. Tufuesson
 Sweden
Bente Gronli
 Norway
Pauline English
 Australia
150 m individual medley 5
details
Marijke Ruiter
 Netherlands
Grazyna Haffke
 Poland
Kuivenhoven
 Netherlands
150 m individual medley 6
details
Ingrid van der Benden
 Netherlands
Barbara Kopycka
 Poland
Louw
 South Africa
3×50 m medley relay 2-4
details
 South Africa (RSA)  Netherlands (NED)  Australia (AUS)
3×100 m medley relay 5-6
details
 Netherlands (NED)  Poland (POL)  South Africa (RSA)

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