Yugoslavia at the 1972 Summer Olympics

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Yugoslavia at the
1972 Summer Olympics
Flag of SFR Yugoslavia.svg
IOC code YUG
NOC Yugoslav Olympic Committee
in Munich
Competitors 126 (113 men, 13 women) in 15 sports
Flag bearer Mirko Sandić
Medals
Ranked 20th
Gold Silver Bronze Total
2 1 2 5
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)
Other related appearances
 Serbia (1912, 2008–)
 Croatia (1992–)
 Slovenia (1992–)
 Bosnia and Herzegovina (1992 S–)
 Independent Olympic Participants (1992 S)
 Macedonia (1996–)
 Serbia and Montenegro (1996–2006)
 Montenegro (2008–)
 Kosovo (2016–)

Athletes from the Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia competed at the 1972 Summer Olympics in Munich, West Germany. 126 competitors, 113 men and 13 women, took part in 73 events in 15 sports.[1]

Medalists[edit]

Medal Name Sport Event
 Gold Parlov, MateMate Parlov Boxing Men's Light-Heavyweight
 Gold Živković, ZoranZoran Živković
Abas Arslanagić
Miroslav Pribanić
Đorđe Lavrnić
Slobodan Mišković
Hrvoje Horvat
Branislav Pokrajac
Zdravko Miljak
Milan Lazarević
Nebojša Popović
Zdenko Zorko
Dobrivoje Selec
Albin Vidović
Handball Men's Team Competition
 Silver Čorak, JosipJosip Čorak Wrestling Men's Greco-Roman Light-Heavyweight
 Bronze Vujin, ZvonimirZvonimir Vujin Boxing Men's Light-Welterweight
 Bronze Nenadić, MilovanMilovan Nenadić Wrestling Men's Greco-Roman Middleweight

Athletics[edit]

Men's 800 metres

  • Heat – 1:48.1
  • Semifinals – 1:49.0 (→ did not advance)

Men's 1500 metres

  • Heat – 3:52.1 (→ did not advance)

Men's 5000 metres

  • Heat – DNS (→ did not advance)

Basketball[edit]

Men's team competition[edit]

  • Preliminary Round
  • Defeated Italy (85-78)
  • Defeated Poland (85-64)
  • Lost to Puerto Rico (74-79)
  • Defeated Philippines (117-76)
  • Defeated West Germany (81-56)
  • Defeated Senegal (73-57)
  • Lost to Soviet Union (67-74)
  • Classification Matches
  • 5th/8th place: Defeated Czechoslovakia (66-63)
  • 5th/6th place: Defeated Puerto Rico (86-70) → Fifth place
  • Team roster:

Dragutin Čermak, Krešimir Ćosić, Miroljub Damjanović, Blagoja Georgievski, Vinko Jelovac, Dragan Kapičić, Žarko Knežević, Milun Marović, Nikola Plećaš, Ljubodrag Simonović, Damir Šolman, Rato Tvrdić, headcoach:

Boxing[edit]

Men's Light Middleweight (– 71 kg)

Canoeing[edit]

Cycling[edit]

Five cyclists represented Yugoslavia in 1972.

Individual road race
Team time trial

Gymnastics[edit]

Handball[edit]

Yugoslavia won the second Olympic handball tournament. In the first round, they defeated all three opponents (Japan, the United States, and Hungary to take first place in the group and join seven other teams in advancing to the second round. There, they defeated both of the other teams they played (West Germany and Romania). First place in the division earned Yugoslavia the chance to appear in the gold medal game, where they defeated Czechoslovakia.

Men's Team Competition:

  • Yugoslavia - Gold medal (6-0)

Judo[edit]

Rowing[edit]

Sailing[edit]

Finn

Flying Dutchman

Alternate member:: Zoricic, Filip

Shooting[edit]

Two male shooters represented Yugoslavia in 1972.

Open
Athlete Event Final
Score Rank
Petar Bajić 50 m pistol 541 33
Zdravko Milutinović 50 m rifle, prone 593 30
50 metre rifle three positions 1144 10

Swimming[edit]

Men's 100m Freestyle

  • Heat – 56.91s (→ did not advance)

Men's 200m Freestyle

  • Heat – 2:05.88 (→ did not advance)

Water polo[edit]

Men's team competition[edit]

Preliminary round[edit]

Pool A[edit]

Nation  Pld W D L GF GA
 United States 5 5 0 0 31 18
 Yugoslavia 5 4 0 1 35 24
 Cuba 5 3 0 2 28 23
 Romania 5 2 0 3 38 26
 Mexico 5 1 0 4 25 30
 Canada 5 0 0 5 14 50
August 27 1st 2nd 3rd 4th
Yugoslavia  12-4  Canada 3-1 4-1 3-1 2-1
August 28 1st 2nd 3rd 4th
Romania  7-8  Yugoslavia 3-2 2-1 2-2 0-3
August 29 1st 2nd 3rd 4th
Mexico  3-5  Yugoslavia 0-1 1-1 1-3 1-0
August 30 1st 2nd 3rd 4th
Yugoslavia  7-5  Cuba 0-2 3-1 2-1 2-1
August 31 1st 2nd 3rd 4th
Yugoslavia  3-5  United States 0-1 1-1 1-2 1-1

Group I (Classification Gold – 6th)[edit]

Pos. Nation Pld W D L GF GA
1  Soviet Union 5 3 2 0 22 16
2  Hungary 5 3 2 0 23 18
3  United States 5 2 1 2 24 23
4  West Germany 5 0 3 2 13 18
5  Yugoslavia 5 1 2 2 20 24
6  Italy 5 0 2 3 21 26
August 31 1st 2nd 3rd 4th
Yugoslavia  3-5  United States 0-1 1-1 1-2 1-1
September 1 1st 2nd 3rd 4th
Yugoslavia  4-5  Soviet Union 1-2 0-2 2-0 1-1
September 2 1st 2nd 3rd 4th
Yugoslavia  6-6  Italy 2-2 2-1 1-1 1-2
September 3 1st 2nd 3rd 4th
Yugoslavia  2-4  Hungary 0-1 1-1 0-1 1-1
September 4 1st 2nd 3rd 4th
Yugoslavia  5-4  West Germany 3-0 0-1 1-1 1-2

Team Roster[edit]

Weightlifting[edit]

Wrestling[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Yugoslavia at the 1972 Munich Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 14 October 2014. 

External links[edit]