Turkey at the 1972 Summer Olympics

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Turkey at the Olympic Games

Flag of Turkey
IOC code  TUR
NOC Turkish Olympic Committee
Website www.olimpiyatkomitesi.org.tr (Turkish) (English)
At the 1972 Summer Olympics in Munich
Competitors 43 in 8 sports
Medals
Rank: 33
Gold
0
Silver
1
Bronze
0
Total
1
Olympic history (summary)
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Turkey competed at the 1972 Summer Olympics in Munich, West Germany. 43 competitors, 42 men and 1 woman, took part in 43 events in 8 sports.[1]

Medalists[edit]

Medal Name Sport Event
 Silver Vehbi Akdağ Wrestling Men's Freestyle Featherweight

Athletics[edit]

Men's 800 metres

  • Heat — 1:49.5 (→ did not advance)

Men's 1500 metres

  • Heat — 3:44.0 (→ did not advance)

Men's 5000 metres

  • Heat — 14:26.0 (→ did not advance)

Boxing[edit]

Men's Light Flyweight (– 48 kg)

Men's Flyweight (– 51 kg)

Men's Bantamweight (– 54 kg)

Cycling[edit]

Six cyclists represented Turkey in 1972.

Individual road race
Team time trial

Fencing[edit]

Four fencers, three men and one woman, represented Turkey in 1972.

Men's foil
Men's épée
Men's sabre
Women's foil

Shooting[edit]

Four male shooters represented Turkey in 1972.

50 m rifle, three positions
50 m rifle, prone
Trap
Skeet

Swimming[edit]

Men's 100m Freestyle

  • Heat — 59.32s (→ did not advance)

Weightlifting[edit]

Wrestling[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Turkey at the 1972 Munich Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 2011-02-21. 

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