Munich 1972

"The Games must go on."

XX. Olympic Summer Games
Date August 26 - September 11
Participants 122 nations
7,113 athletes
(1,058 women)
Sports 24
Events 195
Patron Federal President Gustav Heinemann
Visitors 3,307,000
 
Medal Tally
# Country G S B
1 USSR 50 27 22
2 USA 33 31 30
3 GDR 20 23 23
4 FR of Germany 13 11 16
5 Japan 13 8 8
6 Australia 8 7 2
7 Poland 7 5 9
8 Hungary 6 13 16
9 Bulgaria 6 10 5
10 Italy 5 3 10