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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 ...

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    Men's K-1 1000m (kayak single)

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    Men's Wrestling, Freestyle Super Heavyweight + 100kg, Men's Freestyle ...

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    Men's basketball

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    Men's Greco-Roman Wrestling, Super Heavyweight +100 kg, Men's Greco-Roman, ...

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    Men's Hammer throw

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    Andon Nikolov Men's Weightlifting, Middle Heavyweight 82.5-90 kg

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    Men's Modern pentathlon

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    Women's K-1 (kayak single)

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    Men's Judo, +95 (Heavyweight), Judo, Open Category

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    Angelo Scalzone Olympic trap

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    Annelie Ehrhardt Women's Athletics, 100m hurdles

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    Women's Foil individual

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    Men's Long jump

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    Men's freestyle wrestling, light heavyweight 90kg

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    Men's 50km walk

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    Women's 100m breaststroke, Women's 200m breaststroke

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    Men's Pole vault

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    Men's Boxing, Featherweight 54 - 57 kg

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    Men's 400m freestyle

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    Women's 100m breaststroke

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    Men's Épée individual

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    Csaba Hegedűs Men's Greco-Roman Wrestling, Middleweight 74-82kg

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    Men's Freestyle, Lightweight 62-68kg

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    Men's Track cycling, Sprint individual

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    Men's Athletics, 800m

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    Men's 4x100m freestyle relay

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    Men's Athletics, 400m hurdles

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    Men's 200m breaststroke, Men's 100m breaststroke

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    Men's boxing, Light Middleweight 67-71kg

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    Doreen Wilber Women's Archery, individual

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    Men's Boxing, Welterweight 63.5-67kg

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    Women's Discus throw

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    Men's Marathon

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    Men's 4x200m freestyle relay

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    Women's 400m individual medley

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    Women's 100m breaststroke, Women's 200m breaststroke

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    Georgi Kostadinov Men's Boxing, 48 - 51kg (flyweight)

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    Men's Greco-Roman Wrestling, Featherweight 57-62 kg, Men's Weightlifting, ...

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    Men's Greco-Roman Wrestling, Light Flyweight -48kg

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    Jumping, individual

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    Men's 200m individual medley, Men's 400m individual medley

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    Men's Athletics, 110m hurdles

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    György Gedó Men's Boxing, - Light Flyweight -48kg

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    Men's Épée individual

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    Women's Long jump, Women's Athletics, Pentathlon

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    Hennie Kuiper Men's Road cycling, individual road race

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    Hideaki Yanagida Men's Freestyle Wrestling, Bantamweight 52-57 kg

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    Hildegard Falck Women's Athletics, 800m

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    Ri Ho-Jun Men's 50m rifle prone

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