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The 1972 Summer Olympics
Summer Olympics
(German: Olympische Sommerspiele 1972), officially known as the Games of the XX Olympiad, was an international multi-sport event held in Munich, West Germany, from August 26 to September 11, 1972. The sporting nature of the event was largely overshadowed by the Munich
massacre in the second week, in which eleven Israeli athletes and coaches and a West German police officer at Olympic village were killed by Black September Palestinian terrorists. The 1972 Summer Olympics
Summer Olympics
were the second Summer Olympics
Summer Olympics
to be held in Germany, after the 1936 Games in Berlin, which had taken place under the Nazi regime. The West German Government had been eager to have the Munich
Olympics present a democratic and optimistic Germany to the world, as shown by the Games' official motto, "Die Heiteren Spiele",[1] or "the cheerful Games".[2] The logo of the Games was a blue solar logo (the "Bright Sun") by Otl Aicher, the designer and director of the visual conception commission.[3] The Olympic mascot, the dachshund "Waldi", was the first officially named Olympic mascot. The Olympic Fanfare was composed by Herbert Rehbein.[4] The Olympic Park (Olympiapark) is based on Frei Otto's plans and after the Games became a Munich
landmark. The competition sites, designed by architect Günther Behnisch, included the Olympic swimming hall, the Olympics Hall (Olympiahalle, a multipurpose facility) and the Olympic Stadium (Olympiastadion), and an Olympic village very close to the park. The design of the stadium was considered revolutionary, with sweeping canopies of acrylic glass stabilized by metal ropes, used on such a large scale for the first time.[5]


1 Host city selection 2 Munich
massacre 3 Highlights 4 Venues 5 Cost 6 Medals awarded

6.1 Demonstration sports

7 Participating National Olympic Committees 8 Calendar 9 Medal count 10 See also 11 Notes 12 External links 13 Further reading

Host city selection[edit]

1972 Summer Olympics
Summer Olympics
bidding results[6]

City Country Round 1 Round 2

Munich  West Germany 29 31

Madrid Spain 16 16

Montréal  Canada 6 13

Detroit  United States 6 —

won its Olympic bid on April 26, 1966, at the 64th IOC Session at Rome, Italy, over bids presented by Detroit, Madrid, and Montréal. Montréal
would eventually host the following Olympic games in 1976.[7] Munich
massacre[edit] Main article: Munich
massacre The Games were largely overshadowed by what has come to be known as the " Munich
massacre". Just before dawn on September 5, a group of eight members of the Black September Palestinian terrorist organization broke into the Olympic Village
Olympic Village
and took eleven Israeli athletes, coaches and officials hostage in their apartments. Two of the hostages who resisted were killed in the first moments of the break-in; the subsequent standoff in the Olympic Village
Olympic Village
lasted for almost 18 hours. Late in the evening of September 5 that same day, the terrorists and their nine remaining hostages were transferred by helicopter to the military airport of Fürstenfeldbruck, ostensibly to board a plane bound for an undetermined Arab country. The German authorities planned to ambush them there, but underestimated the numbers of their opposition and were thus undermanned. During a botched rescue attempt, all of the Israeli hostages were killed. Four of them were shot, then incinerated when one of the terrorists detonated a grenade inside the helicopter in which the hostages were sitting. The five remaining hostages were then machine-gunned to death.

"Our worst fears have been realized tonight. They have now said that there were 11 hostages. Two were killed in their rooms, yesterday morning. Nine were killed at the airport, tonight. They’re all gone."

—After a series of conflicting reports and rumours, Jim McKay
Jim McKay
of ABC brought the news at 3:24 a.m. local time.[8]

All but three of the terrorists were killed as well. Although arrested and imprisoned pending trial, they were released by the West German government on October 29, 1972, in exchange for a hijacked Lufthansa jet. Two of those three were supposedly hunted down and assassinated later by the Mossad.[9] Jamal Al-Gashey, who is believed to be the sole survivor, is still living today in hiding in an unspecified African country with his wife and two children. The Olympic events were suspended several hours after the initial attack, but once the incident was concluded, Avery Brundage, the International
Olympic Committee president, declared that "the Games must go on". A memorial ceremony was then held in the Olympic stadium, and the competitions resumed after a stoppage of 24 hours. The attack prompted heightened security at subsequent Olympics beginning with the 1976 Winter Olympics. Security at Olympics was heightened further beginning with the 2002 Winter Olympics, as they were the first to take place since September 11, 2001. The massacre led the German federal government to re-examine its anti-terrorism policies, which at the time were dominated by a pacifist approach adopted after World War II. This led to the creation of the elite counter-terrorist unit GSG 9, similar to the British SAS. It also led Israel
to launch a campaign known as Operation Wrath of God, in which those suspected of involvement were systematically tracked down and assassinated. The events of the Munich
massacre were chronicled in the Oscar-winning documentary, One Day in September.[10] An account of the aftermath is also dramatized in three films: the 1976 made-for-TV movie 21 Hours at Munich, the 1986 made-for-TV movie Sword of Gideon[11] and Steven Spielberg's 2005 film Munich.[12] In her film 1972, Artist Sarah Morris interviews Dr. Georg Sieber, a former police psychiatrist who advised the Olympics' security team, about the events and aftermath of Black September.[13] Highlights[edit]

Otl Aicher's signage pictograms designed for the Munich
Olympic Games

Procession of athletes in the Olympic Stadium- 1972 Summer Olympics, Munich, Germany

These were the final Olympic Games
Olympic Games
under the IOC presidency of Avery Brundage. Mark Spitz, a swimmer from the United States, set a world record when he won seven gold medals (while on the way to setting a new world record for each of his seven gold medals) in a single Olympics, bringing his lifetime total to nine (he had won two golds in Mexico City's Games four years earlier). Being Jewish, Spitz was asked to leave Munich
before the closing ceremonies for his own protection, after fears arose that he would be an additional target of those responsible for the Munich
massacre. Spitz's record stood until 2008, when it was beaten by Michael Phelps
Michael Phelps
who won eight gold medals in the pool. Olga Korbut, a Soviet gymnast, became a media star after winning a gold medal in the team competition event, failing to win in the individual all-around after a fall (she was beaten by Lyudmilla Turischeva), and finally winning two gold medals in the Balance Beam and the floor exercise events. In the final of the men's basketball, the United States
United States
lost to the Soviet Union in what is widely considered as the most controversial game in international basketball history.[14] In a close-fought match, the U.S. team had appeared to have won by a score of 50–49. However, the final 3 seconds of the game were replayed three times and the Soviet team was able to regain the lead and claim a 51-50 victory.[15] Ultimately the U.S team refused to accept their silver medals, which remain held in a vault in Lausanne, Switzerland. Lasse Virén
Lasse Virén
of Finland won the 5,000 and 10,000 m (the latter after a fall), a feat he repeated in the 1976 Summer Olympics. Valeriy Borzov
Valeriy Borzov
of the Soviet Union won both the 100 m and 200 m in track and field. The top two US sprinters and medal favorites in the 100 m, Rey Robinson and Eddie Hart, missed their quarter final heats after being given the wrong starting time. Two American 400 m runners, Vincent Matthews and Wayne Collett, acted casually on the medal stand, twirled their medals (gold and silver, respectively), joked with one another and did not face the American flag as "The Star-Spangled Banner" was being played during the award ceremony. They were banned from the Olympics for life, as Tommie Smith
Tommie Smith
and John Carlos
John Carlos
had been in the 1968 Summer Olympics. Since John Smith had pulled a hamstring in the final and had been ruled unfit to run, the United States
United States
were forced to scratch from the 4×400 m relay. US athlete Dave Wottle
Dave Wottle
won the men's 800 m, after being last for the first 600 m, at which point he started to pass runner after runner up the final straightaway, finally grabbing the lead in the final 18 metres to win by 0.03 seconds ahead of the favorite, the Soviet Yevgeny Arzhanov. At the victory ceremony, Wottle forgot to remove his golf cap. This was interpreted by some as a form of protest against the Vietnam War, but Wottle later apologized. Australian swimmer Shane Gould
Shane Gould
won three gold medals, a silver, and a bronze medal at the age of 15. Hurdler Abdalá Bucaram
Abdalá Bucaram
carried the Ecuadorian flag at the opening ceremony. 24 years later he became the President of Ecuador. In Munich, he had to pull out of his event due to injury. Handball (last held in 1936) and Archery
(last held in 1920) returned as Olympic sports
Olympic sports
after a long absence. Slalom canoeing
Slalom canoeing
was held for the first time at the Olympics. Dan Gable won the gold medal in wrestling without having a single point scored against him. No other athlete has ever accomplished such a feat in Olympic wrestling. Wim Ruska
Wim Ruska
became the first judoka to win two gold medals. For the first time, the Olympic Oath was taken by a representative of the referees. American Frank Shorter, who was born in Munich, became the first from his country in 64 years to win the Olympic marathon. As Shorter was nearing the stadium, German student Norbert Sudhaus entered the stadium wearing a track uniform, joined the race and ran the last kilometre; thinking he was the winner, the crowd began cheering him before officials realized the hoax and security escorted Sudhaus off the track. Arriving seconds later, Shorter was understandably perplexed to see someone ahead of him and to hear the boos and catcalls meant for Sudhaus. This was the third time in Olympic history that an American had won the marathon (after Thomas Hicks 1904 and Johnny Hayes
Johnny Hayes
1908) — and in none of those three instances did the winner enter the stadium first.

Olympics commemorative 10-mark coin, 1972

and water skiing were demonstration sports.


Aerial view of the Olympiapark.

Olympic Park (Olympiapark)

Olympic Stadium
Olympic Stadium
(Olympiastadion) – opening/closing ceremonies, athletics, equestrian (jumping team), football (final), modern pentathlon (running), memorial service for Israeli athletes Boxing Hall (Boxhalle) – boxing, judo (final) Cycling Stadium (Radstadion) – cycling (track) Olympic Sports Hall (Sporthalle) – gymnastics, handball (final) Hockey Facility (Hockeyanlage) – field hockey Swimming Hall (Schwimmhalle) – swimming, diving, water polo (final), modern pentathlon (swimming) Volleyball Hall (Volleyballhalle) – volleyball Olympic Village
Olympic Village
(Olympisches Dorf)

Venues in Greater Munich

Regatta Course (Regattastrecke), Oberschleißheim
– canoe sprint, rowing Basketball Hall (Basketballhalle), Siegenburger Straße – basketball, judo Fairgrounds, Fencing Hall 1 (Messegelände, Fechthalle 1) – fencing (final) Fairgrounds, Fencing Hall 2 (Messegelände, Fechthalle 2) – fencing, modern pentathlon (fencing) Fairgrounds, Weightlifting Hall (Messegelände, Gewichtheberhalle) – weightlifting Fairgrounds, Judo and Wrestling Hall (Messegelände, Judo- und Ringerhalle) – judo, wrestling Dante Swimming Pool (Dantebad) – water polo Shooting Facility (Schießanlage), Hochbrück – shooting, modern pentathlon (shooting) Archery
Facility (Bogenschießanlage), Englischer Garten
Englischer Garten
– archery Riding Facility, Riem – equestrian (jumping individual, eventing cross-country), modern pentathlon (riding) Dressage Facility Nymphenburg – equestrian (dressage) Grünwald – cycling (individual road race)

Other venues

Olympic Yachting Center, Kiel-Schilksee – water skiing, sailing Urban Stadium (Nuremberg) – football/soccer preliminaries Jahnstadion (Regensburg)
Jahnstadion (Regensburg)
– football/soccer preliminaries Drei Flüsse Stadion
Drei Flüsse Stadion
(Passau) – football/soccer preliminaries ESV-Stadion (Ingolstadt) – football/soccer preliminaries Augsburg
– canoe slalom (Eiskanal), football/soccer preliminaries (Rosenaustadion), handball preliminaries (Sporthalle Augsburg) Donauhalle Ulm – handball preliminaries Hohenstaufenhalle Göppingen
(Göppingen) – handball preliminaries Böblingen Sportshalle – handball preliminaries Bundesautobahn 96
Bundesautobahn 96
– cycling (road team time trial)

Cost[edit] The Oxford Olympics Study established the outturn cost of the Munich 1972 Summer Olympics
Summer Olympics
at USD 1.0 billion in 2015-dollars.[16] This includes sports-related costs only, that is, (i) operational costs incurred by the organizing committee for the purpose of staging the Games, e.g., expenditures for technology, transportation, workforce, administration, security, catering, ceremonies, and medical services, and (ii) direct capital costs incurred by the host city and country or private investors to build, e.g., the competition venues, the Olympic village, international broadcast center, and media and press center, which are required to host the Games. Indirect capital costs are not included, such as for road, rail, or airport infrastructure, or for hotel upgrades or other business investment incurred in preparation for the Games but not directly related to staging the Games. The cost for Munich
1972 compares with costs of USD 4.6 billion for Rio 2016, USD 15 billion for London 2012 (the most costly Summer Olympics
Summer Olympics
to date) and USD 51 billion for Sochi 2014 — the most expensive Olympic Games in history.[17] Average cost for Summer Games since 1960 is USD 5.2 billion. Medals awarded[edit] The 1972 Summer Olympic programme featured 195 events in the following 21 sports:


Diving (4) Swimming (29) Water polo (1)

(2) Athletics (38) Basketball (1) Boxing (11)


Flatwater (7) Slalom (4)


Road (2) Track (5)


Dressage (2) Eventing (2) Show jumping (2)

Fencing (8) Football (1) Gymnastics
(14) Handball (1) Field hockey (1) Judo (6) Modern pentathlon (2) Rowing (7)

Sailing (6) Shooting (8) Volleyball (2) Weightlifting (9) Wrestling

Freestyle (10) Greco-Roman (10)

Demonstration sports[edit]

Badminton Water skiing

Participating National Olympic Committees[edit]


Number of competitors per nation.

Eleven nations made their first Olympic appearance in Munich: Albania, Dahomey (now Benin), Gabon, North Korea, Lesotho, Malawi, Saudi Arabia, Somalia, Swaziland, Togo, Upper Volta (now Burkina Faso). The Parade of Nations was organised according to the German alphabet, with the first country following Greece being Egypt, whilst East Germany was referred to as DDR (not Deutsche Demokratische Republik, German Democratic Republic), the Soviet Union as UdSSR and the United States as USA as well as the host country as Deutschland (Germany).[18] Rhodesia's invitation to take part in the 1972 Summer Games was withdrawn by the International
Olympic Committee four days before the opening ceremony, in response to African countries' protests against the Rhodesian government. (Rhodesia did, however, compete in the 1972 Summer Paralympics, held a little earlier in Heidelberg.)[19][20]

Participating National Olympic Committees

 Afghanistan (8)  Albania (5)  Algeria (5)  Argentina (92)  Australia (168)  Austria (111)  Bahamas (20)  Barbados (13)  Belgium (88)  Bermuda (9)  Bolivia (11)  Brazil (81)  British Honduras (1)  Bulgaria (130)  Burma (18)  Cameroon (11)  Canada (208)  Ceylon (4)  Chad (4)  Chile (11)  Colombia (59)  Congo (6)  Costa Rica (3)  Cuba (137)  Czechoslovakia (181)  Benin (3)  Denmark (126)  Dominican Republic (5)  Ecuador (2)  Egypt (23)  El Salvador (11)  Ethiopia (31)  Fiji (2)  Finland (96)  France (227)  Gabon (1)  East Germany (297)  West Germany (423) (host)  Ghana (35)  Great Britain (284)  Greece (60)  Guatemala (8)  Guyana (3)  Haiti (7)  Hong Kong (10)  Hungary (232)  Iceland (25)  India (41)  Indonesia (6)  Iran (48)  Ireland (59)  Israel (14)  Italy (224)  Ivory Coast (11)  Jamaica (33)  Japan (184)  Kenya (57)  Khmer Republic (9)  North Korea (37)  South Korea (42)  Kuwait (4)  Lebanon (19)  Lesotho (1)  Liberia (5)  Liechtenstein (6)  Luxembourg (11)  Madagascar (11)  Malawi (16)  Malaysia (45)  Mali (3)  Malta (5)  Mexico (174)  Monaco (5)  Mongolia (39)  Morocco (35)  Nepal (2)  Netherlands (119)  Netherlands Antilles (2)  New Zealand (89)  Nicaragua (8)  Niger (4)  Nigeria (25)  Norway (112)  Pakistan (25)  Panama (7)  Paraguay (3)  Peru (20)  Philippines (53)  Poland (290)  Portugal (29)  Puerto Rico (53)  Romania (159)  San Marino (7)  Saudi Arabia (10)  Senegal (38)  Singapore (7)  Somalia (3)  Soviet Union (371)  Spain (123)  Sudan (26)  Suriname (2)  Swaziland (2)  Sweden (131)  Switzerland (151)  Syria (5)  Republic of China (21)  Tanzania (15)  Thailand (33)  Togo (7)  Trinidad and Tobago (19)  Tunisia (35)  Turkey (43)  Uganda (33)  United States (400)  Upper Volta (1)  Uruguay (13)  Venezuela (23)  Vietnam (2)  Virgin Islands (16)  Yugoslavia (126)  Zambia (11)


All times are in Central European Time
Central European Time

OC Opening ceremony ● Event competitions 1 Gold medal events MS Memorial service CC Closing ceremony

August/September 26th Sat 27th Sun 28th Mon 29th Tue 30th Wed 31st Thu 1st Fri 2nd Sat 3rd Sun 4th Mon 5th Tue 6th Wed 7th Thu 8th Fri 9th Sat 10th Sun 11th Mon Events

Ceremonies OC





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Field hockey

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Modern pentathlon

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Daily medal events

2 8 8 13 27 16 23 14 13 ‡ 2 16 3 26 23 1 195

Cumulative total

2 10 18 31 58 74 97 111 124 ‡ 126 142 145 171 194 195

August/September 26th Sat 27th Sun 28th Mon 29th Tue 30th Wed 31st Thu 1st Fri 2nd Sat 3rd Sun 4th Mon 5th Tue 6th Wed 7th Thu 8th Fri 9th Sat 10th Sun 11th Mon Total events

‡ No medal events were contested and no medals were awarded on 5 September and all Olympic competitions were suspended later during the day for a period of twenty four hours due to the Munich
massacre. ‡ The Memorial service was held in the Olympic Stadium
Olympic Stadium
on 6 September which was attended by 80,000 spectators and 3,000 athletes. All Olympic competitions resumed later that day.

Medal count[edit] Main article: 1972 Summer Olympics
Summer Olympics
medal table These are the top ten nations that won medals at the 1972 Games.

Rank Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total

1  Soviet Union 50 27 22 99

2  United States 33 31 30 94

3  East Germany 20 23 23 66

4  West Germany 13 11 16 40

5  Japan 13 8 8 29

6  Australia 8 7 2 17

7  Poland 7 5 9 21

8  Hungary 6 13 16 35

9  Bulgaria 6 10 5 21

10  Italy 5 3 10 18


  *   Host nation (West Germany) See also[edit]

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medal table The Rt. Hon. The 3rd Baron Killanin


^ "Ein Geschenk der Deutschen an sich selbst". Der Spiegel
Der Spiegel
(in German) (35/1972). August 21, 1972. pp. 28–29. … für die versprochene Heiterkeit der Spiele, die den Berliner Monumentalismus von 1936 vergessen machen und dem Image der Bundesrepublik in aller Welt aufhelfen sollen  ^ Digitized version of the Official Report of the Organizing Committee for the Games of the XXth Olympiad Munich
1972 (Volume 2) (PDF) (in German). proSport GmbH & Co. KG. München Ed. Herbert Kunze. 1972. p. 22. … the theme of the "cheerful Games"…  ^ "Official Emblem – Munich
1972 Olympics". Retrieved April 8, 2013.  ^ Herbert Rehbein: Olympic Fanfare Munich
1972 (TV Intro) ^ Uhrig, Klaus (March 20, 2014). "Die gebaute Utopie: Das Münchner Olympiastadion" (in German). Archived from the original on February 13, 2015. Retrieved February 13, 2015.  ^ "Past Olympic host city election results". GamesBids. Archived from the original on 17 March 2011. Retrieved 17 March 2011.  ^ "IOC VOTE HISTORY". aldaver.com.  ^ "Transcend – Munich
Massacre". Bleacher Report Media Lab. Retrieved 27 March 2017.  ^ Countering Terrorism: The Israeli Response To The 1972 Munich Olympic Massacre And The Development Of Independence Covert Action Teams, M.A. thesis by Alexander B. Calahan at Marine Corps Command and Staff College, 1995. ^ Deming, Mark. "Movies – One Day in September
One Day in September
(1999)". The New York Times. Retrieved 6 May 2015.  ^ "Television – Sword of Gideon". The New York Times. Retrieved 6 May 2015.  ^ Dargis, Manohla. "An Action Film About the Need to Talk". nytimes.com. The New York Times. Retrieved 6 May 2015.  ^ Herbert, Martin. "Sarah Morris". frieze.com. Frieze Magazine. Archived from the original on 18 December 2008. Retrieved 6 May 2015.  ^ "USA Basketball". Archived from the original on 2007-08-22.  ^ "120 years, 120 stories (Part 15) : Soviets beat the Americans amidst controversies involving communist judges". Retrieved March 4, 2016.  ^ Flyvbjerg, Bent; Stewart, Allison; Budzier, Alexander (2016). The Oxford Olympics Study 2016: Cost and Cost Overrun at the Games. Oxford: Saïd Business School Working Papers (Oxford: University of Oxford). pp. 9–13. SSRN 2804554 .  ^ "Sochi 2014: the costliest Olympics yet but where has all the money gone?". The Guardian. Retrieved 2014-02-12.  ^ Munich
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External links[edit]

Wikimedia Commons has media related to 1972 Summer Olympics.

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Olympic Committee.  The main theme of the 1972 Summer Olympics
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by Gunther Noris and the Big Band of Bundeswehr " Munich
Fanfare March-Swinging Olympia Video on YouTube

Further reading[edit]

Schiller, Kay, and Christopher Young. The 1972 Munich
Olympics and the Making of Modern Germany (University of California Press; 2010) 348 pages Preuss, Holger. The Economics of Staging the Olympics: A Comparison of the Games, 1972–2008 (2006) Oxlade, Chris, et al. Olympics. Rev. ed. London: DK, 2005. Print.

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