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Event

1972 Summergames Munich (West Germany)

1972 Summergames Munich (West Germany)

Year:1972
Type of game:Summergames
City:Munich
Country:West_Germany West Germany
      

Date and place

Games of the 20th Olympiad in 1972 Munich, August 26-September 11

Statistics

Number of participants: 7134 (6075 men and 1059 women)

Total spectators: 4,457,252

Olympic Oath: Heidi Schuller (West Germany, athlete)

Olympic flame: Gunter Zahn (West Germany, athlete)

Participating countries: 121
Afghanistan, Albania, Algeria, Argentina, Australia, Bahamas, Barbados, Belgium, Bermuda, Bolivia, Brazil, British Honduras, Bulgaria, Burma, Cambodia, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dahomey, Denmark, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Ethiopia, Fiji Islands, Philippines, Finland, France, Gabon, Ghana, Greece, Great Britain, Guatemala, Guyana, Haiti, Hungary, Hong Kong, Ireland, India, Indonesia, Iraq, Iran, Israel, Italy , Ivory Coast, Jamaica, Japan, Yugoslavia, Cameroon, Kenya, Kuwait, Congo-Brazzaville, Korea, Lesotho, Lebanon, Liberia, Libya, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Virgin Islands, Madagascar, Malawi, Malaysia, Mali, Malta, Morocco, Mexico , Monaco, Mongolia, Nepal, Netherlands, Netherlands Antilles, Nicaragua, New Zealand, Niger, Nigeria, Norway, Uganda, East Germany, Austria, Upper Volta, Pakistan, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Poland, Puerto Rico, Portugal, Romania , Soviet Union, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Singapore, Sudan, Somalia, Spain, Sri Lanka, Suriname, Swaziland, Syria, Taiwan, Tanzania, Thailand, Togo, Trinidad and Tobago, Chad, Czechoslovakia, Turkey, Tunisia, Uruguay , Venezuela, United Arab Republic, United States, West Germany, Iceland, Zambia, South Korea, South Vietnam, Sweden, Switzerland

Accomodations

Athletics in the Olympic Stadium (Prof. architect. Gunter Behnisch and partners, spectators capacity: 77.000, Recortan track with a length of 400 meters), weight lifting in Gewichthefhal Messegelande (audience capacity 3297), wrestling in the wrestling judo hall Messegelande ( spectator capacity: 5750), boxing in the Olympic Park Bokshal (audience capacity 7360), judo and wrestling in the judohal Messegelande, screens 1 and 2 in the schemmhal Messegelande (spectator capacity: 3198, respectively. 978), shooting on Hochbruck ( 4500 spectators capacity for rifle and pistol parts, 4000 for skeet shooting), archery in the Englischer Garten (audience capacity 1100), modern pentathlon at the equestrian center in Riem (spectator capacity: 23,000), in the fencing hall 2 Messegelandel and in the Olympia Park Olympia Park, equestrian in the equestrian center strap and dressage at the Olympic stadium on the orbits of Nymphenburg (spectator capacity: 8000, cycling in cycling Olympia Park Stadium (capacity spectators: 4157) on the Autobahn Munich Garmisch-Partenkirchen and around the track in Grunwald, gymnastics in the sports hall Olympia Park (spectator capacity: 10,563), swimming and diving in the swimming Olympic Park Stadium (capacity spectators: 9182), water polo in the Dantebad (audience capacity 3200) and in the Olympic Park pool, rowing and canoeing on Oberschleissheim-Feldmoching (spectator capacity: 41,000), rafting on wildwater course in Augsburg (spectator capacity: 25,000), sailing in the Kiel Bight and in the Olympic Center KielSchilksee (audience capacity 4000), football in Augsburg, Ingollstadt, Nuremberg, Passau, Regensburg, and in the Olympic stadium, handball in Augsburg, Boblingen, Göppingen, Ulm and in the sports hall Olympia Park in Munich, in hockey the hockey of the Olympia Park (spectator capacity: 21,900), basketball in the basketball gym Siege Strasse (audience capacity 6635), volleyball in the volleybalhal Olympia Park (audience capacity 3680).