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1972 Summer Olympics Gold Medal Winners

List of Olympic gold medal winners from the 1972 Summer Olympics, listed alphabetically with photos when available. There was a lot of intense competition at the 1972 Summer Olympics, so these athletes who took home a gold medal should certainly be commended. These famous gold medal winning athletes all competed in their own particular event at the 1972 Summer Olympics, but what they all have in common is that they were able to rise above their competition and take home a medal for their country. List items include Dan Gable, Mark Spitz and many more.

This list answers the question, "Which athletes won a gold medal at the 1972 Summer Olympics?" Every historic Olympic competitor from the 1972 Summer Olympics competed bravely, but only the ones on this list were lucky enough to win a gold medal.
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    Men's Rings,Men's Parallel bars,Men's Gymnastics, individual all-round More
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    Men's K-1 1000m (kayak single) More
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    Men's Wrestling, Freestyle Super Heavyweight + 100kg,Men's Freestyle ... More
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    Men's basketball More
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    Men's Greco-Roman Wrestling, Super Heavyweight +100 kg,Men's Greco-Roman, ... More
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    Men's Hammer throw More
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    Andon Nikolov

    Men's Weightlifting, Middle Heavyweight 82.5-90 kg More
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    Men's Modern pentathlon More
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    Women's K-1 (kayak single) More
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    Men's Judo, +95 (Heavyweight),Judo, Open Category More
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    Angelo Scalzone

    Olympic trap More
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    Annelie Ehrhardt

    Women's Athletics, 100m hurdles More
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    Women's Foil individual More
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    Men's Long jump More
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    Men's freestyle wrestling, light heavyweight 90kg More
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    Men's 50km walk More
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    Women's 100m breaststroke,Women's 200m breaststroke More
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    Men's Pole vault More
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    Men's Boxing, Featherweight 54 - 57 kg More
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    Men's 400m freestyle More
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    Women's 100m breaststroke More
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    Men's Épée individual More
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    Csaba Hegedűs

    Men's Greco-Roman Wrestling, Middleweight 74-82kg More
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    Men's Freestyle, Lightweight 62-68kg More
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    Men's Track cycling, Sprint individual More
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