The 1972 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 26 August to 11 September 1972. Japan was the host nation for the 1972 Winter Olympics in Sapporo.It was the first time that Japan had hosted the Winter Olympic Games, but second time overall after the 1964 Summer Olympics in Tokyo. The men's ice hockey tournament at the 1972 Winter Olympics in Sapporo, Japan, was the 12th Olympic Championship.Games were held at the Makomanai Ice Arena and at the Tsukisamu Indoor Skating Rink. Munich 1972 Olympic Games, athletic festival held in Munich that took place August 26–September 11, 1972. Luge and bobsleigh had been practically unknown in Japan prior to the 1972 Winter Olympics, and the track built for the Games was the first in the country. 1972 Winter Olympics; IOC code: SWE: NOC: Swedish Olympic Committee: Website: www.sok.se (in Swedish and English) in Sapporo; Competitors: 58 (49 men, 9 women) in 9 sports: Flag bearer: Hasse Börjes (Speed skating) Medals Ranked 10th: Gold 1 Silver 1 Bronze 2 Total 4: Winter Olympics …

The 1972 Winter Olympics, offeecially kent as the XI Olympic Winter Gemmes (第十一回オリンピック冬季競技大会, Dai Jūichi-kai Orinpikku Tōkikyōgi Taikai) (French: Les XIes Jeux olympiques d'hiver), war a winter multi-sport event which wis held frae Februar 3 tae Februar 13, 1972 … The Sapporo Games were the 11th occurrence of the Winter Olympic Games. On the morning of September 5, Palestinian terrorists in … The situation ended in numerous deaths. Access official videos, photos and news from all past and future Winter Olympic Games - Vancouver 2010, Sochi 2014, PyeongChang 2018 and more. On 5 September, eight Palestinian terrorists broke into the Olympic Village, killing two members of the Israeli team and taking nine hostages. Canada did not send a team to the event for the first time since ice … Easily find everything you need to know. After two unsuccessful attempts to secure the Olympics, Sapporo was finally awarded the 1972 Winter … A documentary about the 1972 Winter Olympic Games in Sapporo, Japan. The Munich Olympics opened on August 26, 1972, with 195 events and 7,173 athletes representing 121 countries. The new Olympic Channel brings you news, highlights, exclusive behind the scenes, live events and original programming, 24 hours a day, 365 days per year. Directed by Masahiro Shinoda. Official information dating back to the first modern Winter Games of Chamonix 1924. Sapporo 1972 Olympic Winter Games, athletic festival held in Sapporo, Japan, that took place Feb. 3–13, 1972. The Games were marred by a terrorist attack in which Palestinian militants held members of the Israeli team hostage. Located at Mount Teine, the track was built in December 1971, and opened at Christmas Day for the Japanese sleighers to train. The United States won the silver, while Czechoslovakia won the bronze. Home movie footage of the rarely seen Winter Olympics opening ceremony. The Soviet Union won its fourth gold medal.