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Czechoslovakia at the 1972 Winter Olympics

Czechoslovakia at the Olympic Games

Flag of Czechoslovakia
IOC code  TCH
NOC Czechoslovak Olympic Committee
At the 1972 Winter Olympics in Sapporo
Competitors 41 (37 men, 4 women) in 6 sports
Flag bearer Jiří Raška (ski jumping)
Medals
Rank: 12
Gold
1
Silver
0
Bronze
2
Total
3
Olympic history (summary)
Summer Games
Winter Games
Other related appearances
Bohemia (1900–1912)
Czech Republic (1994–)
Slovakia (1994–)

Czechoslovakia competed at the 1972 Winter Olympics in Sapporo, Japan.
Ondrej Nepela won figure skating golden medal.

Contents

  • Medalists 1
  • Biathlon 2
  • Cross-country skiing 3
  • Figure skating 4
  • Ice hockey 5
    • First Round 5.1
    • Medal round 5.2
    • Leading scorers 5.3
  • Nordic combined 6
  • Ski jumping 7
  • References 8

Medalists

Medal Name Sport Event
 Gold Nepela, OndrejOndrej Nepela Figure skating Men's singles
 Bronze Šikolová, HelenaHelena Šikolová Cross-country skiing Women's 5 km
 Bronze Czechoslovakia men's national ice hockey team
Vladimír Dzurilla   Josef Horešovský   Eduard Novák
Jiří Holeček   Karel Vohralík   Richard Farda
Vladimír Bednář   Václav Nedomanský   Josef Černý
Rudolf Tajcnár   Jiří Holík   Vladimír Martinec
Oldřich Machač   Jaroslav Holík   Ivan Hlinka
František Pospíšil   Jiří Kochta   Bohuslav Šťastný
Ice hockey Men's competition

Biathlon

Men
Event Athlete Time Penalties Adjusted time 1 Rank
20 km Pavel Ploc 1'18:38.79 11 1'29:38.79 47
Stanislav Fajstavr 1'19:53.33 9 1'28:53.33 44
Arnošt Hájek 1'19:22.37 9 1'28:22.37 39
Ladislav Žižka 1'16:36.81 11 1'27:36.81 36
1 One minute added per close miss (a hit in the outer ring), two minutes added per complete miss.
Men's 4 x 7.5 km relay
Athletes Race
Misses 2 Time Rank
Ladislav Žižka
Pavel Ploc
Ján Húska
Arnošt Hájek
3 2'03:08.17 12
2 A penalty loop of 200 metres had to be skied per missed target.

Cross-country skiing

Men
Event Athlete Race
Time Rank
15 km Ján Michalko 48:31.64 30
Ján Fajstavr 48:18.22 29
Stanislav Henych 47:25.81 21
30 km Ján Michalko 1'46:19.36 40
Ján Fajstavr 1'44:49.45 34
Stanislav Henych 1'39:24.29 9
50 km Ján Michalko 2'58:31.83 30
Ján Fajstavr 2'51:12.92 19
Men's 4 x 10 km relay
Athletes Race
Time Rank
Stanislav Henych
Ján Fajstavr
Ján Michalko
Ján Ilavský
2'11:27.55 8
Women
Event Athlete Race
Time Rank
5 km Milena Chlumová 18:12.22 27
Milena Cillerová 17:56.22 22
Alena Bartošová 17:47.25 16
Helena Šikolová 17:07.32 3rd
10 km Milena Cillerová 37:40.70 30
Alena Bartošová 37:01.73 27
Milena Chlumová 36:59.87 26
Helena Šikolová 35:29.33 7
Women's 3 x 5 km relay
Athletes Race
Time Rank
Alena Bartošová
Helena Šikolová
Milena Cillerová
51:16.16 6

Figure skating

Men
Athlete CF FS Points Places Rank
Ondrej Nepela 1 4 2739.1 9 1st

Ice hockey

First Round

Winners (in bold) entered the Medal Round. Other teams played a consolation round for 7th-11th places.

Team 1  Score  Team 2
 Japan 2–8  Czechoslovakia

Medal round

Rank Team Pld W L T GF GA Pts
1  Soviet Union 5 4 0 1 33 13 9
2  United States 5 3 2 0 18 15 6
3  Czechoslovakia 3rd 5 3 2 0 26 13 6
4  Sweden 5 2 2 1 17 13 5
5  Finland 5 2 3 0 14 24 4
6  Poland 5 0 5 0 9 39 0
  • Czechoslovakia 14-1 Poland
  • USA 5-1 Czechoslovakia
  • Czechoslovakia 7-1 Finland
  • Czechoslovakia 2-1 Sweden
  • USSR 5-2 Czechoslovakia

Leading scorers

Player GP G A Pts
2nd Václav Nedomanský 5 6 3 9
9th Jiří Kochta 5 3 3 6
10th Richard Farda 5 1 5 6
Bronze:
Vladimír Dzurilla
Jiří Holeček
Vladimír Bednář
Rudolf Tajcnár
Oldřich Machač
František Pospíšil
Josef Horešovský
Karel Vohralík
Václav Nedomanský
Jiří Holík
Jaroslav Holík
Jiří Kochta
Eduard Novák
Richard Farda
Josef Černý
Vladimír Martinec
Ivan Hlinka
Bohuslav Šťastný

Nordic combined

Events:

  • normal hill ski jumping (Three jumps, best two counted and shown here.)
  • 15 km cross-country skiing
Athlete Event Ski Jumping Cross-country Total
Distance 1 Distance 2 Points Rank Time Points Rank Points Rank
Ladislav Rygl Individual 65.5 71.0 160.4 24 51:09.2 195.355 16 355.755 26
Libor Foltman 70.5 67.5 155.0 30 DNF DNF
Tomáš Kučera 75.5 75.5 191.8 7 51:04.0 196.135 14 387.935 6
Jaroslav Svoboda 71.5 71.5 175.9 19 53:20.2 175.705 33 351.605 28

Ski jumping

Athlete Event Jump 1 Jump 2 Total
Distance Points Distance Points Points Rank
Rudolf Höhnl Normal hill 73.5 100.8 73.5 100.8 201.6 29
Jiří Raška 78.5 112.3 78.0 112.5 224.8 5
Zbyněk Hubač 79.0 113.1 75.0 104.7 217.8 11
Karel Kodejška 80.0 114.7 75.5 105.5 220.2 7
Zbyněk Hubač Large hill 91.5 96.1 91.5 98.6 194.7 15
Leoš Škoda 89.5 96.3 85.0 80.0 176.3 26
Jiří Raška 99.0 111.1 89.0 93.6 204.7 10

References

  • Official Olympic Reports
  • International Olympic Committee results database
  • Olympic Winter Games 1972, full results by sports-reference.com


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