Italy At The 1972 Summer Olympics
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Italy At The 1972 Summer Olympics
Flag of Italy.svg
IOC code ITA
NOC Italian National Olympic Committee
Website www.coni.it (in Italian)
in Munich
Competitors 224 (197 men and 27 women) in 19 sports
Flag bearer Abdon Pamich
Medals
Ranked 10th
Gold Silver Bronze Total
5 3 10 18
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)
Other related appearances
1906 Intercalated Games

Italy competed at the 1972 Summer Olympics in Munich, West Germany. 224 competitors, 197 men and 27 women, took part in 123 events in 19 sports.[1]

Medalists

 Gold

 Silver

 Bronze

Archery

In the first modern archery competition at the Olympics, Italy entered three men. Their highest placing competitor was Alfredo Massazza, at 31st place.

Men's Individual Competition:

Athletics

Men's 800 metres

Men's 1500 metres

  • Franco Arese
    • Heat -- 3:44.0
    • Semifinals -- 3:41.1 (-> did not advance)
  • Gianni del Buono
    • Heat -- 3:40.8
    • Semifinals -- 3:42.0 (-> did not advance)

Men's 4 × 100 m Relay

Men's High Jump

  • Enzo del Forno
    • Qualifying Round -- 2.15m
    • Final -- 2.15m (-> 10th place)
  • Marco Schivo
    • Qualifying Round -- 2.15m
    • Final -- 2.10m (-> 17th place)

Basketball

Men's Team Competition

Boxing

Men's Light Flyweight:

  1. 1/16-Final - Lost to Kadir Syed Abdul of Singapore (3 round, RSC)

Men's Flyweight:

  1. 1/16-Final - Defeated Filex Maina of Kenya (5 - 0)
  2. 1/8-Final - Lost to Boris Zoriktuev of USSR (1 - 4)

Men's Featherweight:

  1. 1/32-Final - Defeated Morgan Mwenya of Zambia (5 - 0)
  2. 1/16-Final - Defeated Ebu Sef Tatar of Turkey (5 -0 )
  3. 1/8-Final - Lost to Royal Kobayashi of Japan (1 round, KO)

Men's Lightweight:

  1. 1/32-Final - Defeated José Martinez of Canada (2 round, RSC)
  2. 1/16-Final - Lost to László Orbán of Hungary (1 - 4)

Men's Light Welterweight:

  1. 1/16-Final - Lost to Srisook Bantow of Thailand (1 - 4)

Men's Welterweight:

  1. 1/32-Final - Lost to Emilio Correa of Cuba (0 - 5)

Men's Light Middleweight:

  1. 1/16-Final - Lost to Wies?aw Rudkowski of Poland (0 - 5)

Men's Light Heavyweight:

  1. 1/16-Final - Defeated Samson Laizer of Tanzania (2round KO)
  2. 1/8-Final - Lost to Rudi Hornig of West Germany (1 - 4)

Canoeing

Cycling

Fifteen cyclists represented Italy in 1972.

Individual road race
Team time trial
Sprint
1000m time trial
Tandem
Individual pursuit
Team pursuit

Diving

Men's 3m Springboard

Men's 10m Platform

Equestrianism

Fencing

19 fencers, 14 men and 5 women, represented Italy in 1972.

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

Gymnastics

Judo

Modern pentathlon

Three male pentathletes represented Italy in 1972.

Men's Individual Competition:

Men's Team Competition:

  • Medda, Perugini, and Deligia - 13913 points (-> 10th place)

Rowing

Men's Coxed Pairs

Sailing

Shooting

Eleven male shooters represented Italy in 1972. In the trap event, Angelo Scalzone won gold and Silvano Basagni won bronze.

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

Swimming

Men's 100m Freestyle

Men's 200m Freestyle

Men's 4 × 100 m Freestyle Relay

Men's 4 × 200 m Freestyle Relay

Men's Competition

Women's Competition

Water polo

Men's Team Competition

Weightlifting

Men's Bantamweight:

Men's Featherweight:

Men's Middleweight:

Men's Light Heavyweight:

Men's Heavyweight:

Wrestling

Water Skiing (demonstration sports)

Men's Slalom:

Men's Figure Skiing:

  • Max Hofer - 3850 points (-> 6th place)
  • Roby Zucchi - 3560 points (-> 8th place)

Men's Jump:

  • Max Hofer - 37.70 points (-> Med 2.png Silver Medal)
  • Roby Zucchi - 35.10 points (-> 7th place)

References

  1. ^ "Italy at the 1972 Munich Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Archived from the original on 2012-04-18. Retrieved . 

External links


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