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1972 Summer Olympics
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1972 Summer Olympics

See also: 1972 Summer Paralympics
The Games of the XX Olympiad were held in 1972 in Munich, West Germany. In the bid to organise the Olympics, Detroit, Madrid and Montreal were beaten.

Games of the XX Olympiad
Nations participating121
Athletes participating7,123 (6,065 men, 1,058 women)
Events195 in 23 sports
Opening ceremoniesAugust 26, 1972
Closing ceremoniesSeptember 11, 1972
Officially opened byGustav Heinemann
Athlete's OathHeidi Schüller
Judge's Oath:Heinz Pollay
Olympic TorchGünther Zahn

Table of contents
1 Highlights
2 Medals awarded
3 Medal count
4 References

Highlights

Medals awarded

See the medal winners, ordered by sport:

Medal count

PosCountryGoldSilverBronzeTotal

References

Internal links

External links

Bibliography


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