Virgin Islands at the 1972 Summer Olympics

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Virgin Islands at the
1972 Summer Olympics
Flag of the United States Virgin Islands.svg
IOC code ISV
NOC Virgin Islands Olympic Committee
Website www.virginislandsolympics.com
in Munich
Competitors 16 in 4 sports
Flag bearer William Peets
Medals
Gold Silver Bronze Total
0 0 0 0
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)

The United States Virgin Islands competed at the 1972 Summer Olympics in Munich, West Germany. Sixteen competitors, all men, took part in nine events in four sports.[1]

Athletics[edit]

Men
Track & road events
Athlete Event Heat Quarterfinal Semifinal Final
Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank
Calhern George 100 m 10.90 5 Did not advance

Boxing[edit]

Men
Athlete Event 1 Round 2 Round 3 Round Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
William Peets Middleweight BYE  Poul Knudsen (DEN)
L 0-5
Did not advance

Sailing[edit]

Open
Athlete Event Race Net points Final rank
1 2 3 4 5 6 7
Richard B. Griffin Finn 17 26 18 30 22 DNF 30 179.0 29
John Foster sr.
John Hamber
Tempest 20 17 19 16 9 18 16 131.0 20
Kenith Klein
Peter B. Jackson
Star 11 11 17 17 14 6 12 106.7 16
Dick Holmberg
David Jones
David Kelly
Soling 21 24 23 24 19 19 N/A 136.0 24

Shooting[edit]

Six male shooters represented the Virgin Islands in 1972.

Open
Athlete Event Final
Score Rank
José Álvarez 50 m pistol 486 57
Robert McAuliffe 25 m pistol 494 59
Harold Fredericks Men's 50 metre rifle prone 580 88
Douglas Mast 583 78
Adelbert Nico 50 m rifle, three positions 1017 66
Salvador Sanpere 979 69

References[edit]

  1. ^ "United States Virgin Islands at the 1972 Munich Summer Games". Sports Reference. Retrieved 25 January 2016. 

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