West Germany At The 1976 Summer Olympics
Flag of Germany.svg
IOC code FRG
in Montreal
Competitors 290 (257 men, 33 women) in 20 sports
Flag bearer Hans Günter Winkler (equestrian)
Medals
Ranked 4th
Gold Silver Bronze Total
10 12 17 39
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)
Other related appearances
 Germany (1896-1936, 1952, 1992-)
 Saar (1952)
 United Team of Germany (1956-1964)

West Germany (Federal Republic of Germany) competed at the 1976 Summer Olympics in Montreal, Canada. 290 competitors, 233 men and 57 women, took part in 163 events in 20 sports.[1]

Medalists

West Germany finished in fourth position in the final medal rankings, with 10 gold medals and 39 medals overall.

Gold

Silver

Bronze

Archery

In their second Olympics competing in archery, West Germany captured seventh place on the national leaderboard with a 6th place in the men's competition and an 8th place in the women's. In addition to those two competitors, West Germany also sent one other competitor in the men's division.

Women's Individual Competition:

Men's Individual Competition:

Athletics

Men's 800 metres

  • Heat -- 1:48.47
  • Semi Final -- 1:47.18
  • Final -- 1:45.26 (-> 4th place)
  • Heat -- 1:46.56
  • Semi Final -- 1:48.18 (-> did not advance)

Men's 4 × 100 m Relay

  • Heat -- 39.63
  • Semi Final -- 39.58 (-> did not advance)

Men's 4 × 400 m Relay

  • Heat -- 3:03.24
  • Final -- 3:01.98 (-> Bronze Bronze Medal)

Men's 400m Hurdles

  • Heats -- 50.57s
  • Semi Finals -- DSQ (-> did not advance)

Men's Marathon

Men's Long Jump

  • Qualification -- 7.81m (-> did not advance)
  • Final -- 7.84m (-> 8th place)
  • Qualification -- 7.70m (-> did not advance)

Men's High Jump

  • Qualification -- 2.13m (-> did not advance)
  • Qualification -- 2.05m (-> did not advance)

Men's Discus Throw

  • Qualification -- 61.88m
  • Final -- 60.46m (-> 12th place)

Men's 20 km Race Walk

Women's Shot Put

  • Final -- 19.29 m (-> 7th place)

Boxing

Men's Flyweight (- 51 kg)

Canoeing

Cycling

Twelve cyclists represented West Germany in 1976.

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

Diving

Equestrianism

Fencing

16 fencers, 11 men and 5 women, represented West Germany in 1976.

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

Gymnastics

Handball

Hockey

Men's Team Competition
  • Preliminary Round (Group B)
  • Tied with New Zealand (1-1)
  • Lost to Pakistan (2-4)
  • Lost to Spain (1-4)
  • Defeated Belgium (6-1)
  • Classification Matches
  • 5th/8th place: Defeated India (3-2)
  • 5th/6th place: Defeated Spain (9-1) -> Fifth place
  • Team Roster

Judo

Modern pentathlon

Three male pentathletes represented West Germany in 1976.

Individual
Team
  • Walter Esser
  • Gerhard Werner
  • Wolfgang Köpcke

Rowing

Sailing

Shooting

Swimming

Water polo

Men's Team Competition
  • Team Roster

Weightlifting

Wrestling

References

  1. ^ "West Germany at the 1976 Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 2015. 

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