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Romania at the 1972 Summer Olympics

Romania at the Olympic Games

Flag of Romania
IOC code  ROU
  (ROM used at these Games)
NOC Romanian Olympic and Sports Committee
Website (Romanian) (English) (French)
At the 1972 Summer Olympics in Munich
Competitors 159 (132 men and 27 women) in 16 sports
Flag bearer Aurel Vernescu (Canoe/Kayak)
Rank: 13
Olympic history (summary)
Summer Games
Winter Games

Romania competed at the 1972 Summer Olympics in Munich, West Germany. 159 competitors, 132 men and 27 women, took part in 102 events in 16 sports.[1]


  • Medalists 1
    • Gold 1.1
    • Silver 1.2
    • Bronze 1.3
  • Athletics 2
  • Boxing 3
  • Canoeing 4
  • Cycling 5
  • Diving 6
  • Fencing 7
  • Gymnastics 8
  • Handball 9
  • Modern pentathlon 10
  • Rowing 11
  • Shooting 12
  • Swimming 13
  • Volleyball 14
  • Water polo 15
  • Weightlifting 16
  • Wrestling 17
  • References 18



  • Ivan Patzaichin — Canoeing, Men's C1 1,000m Canadian Singles
  • Nicolae Martinescu — Wrestling, Men's Greco-Roman Heavyweight



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