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Cuba at the 1972 Summer Olympics

Cuba at the Olympic Games

Flag of Cuba
IOC code  CUB
NOC Cuban Olympic Committee
At the 1972 Summer Olympics in Munich
Competitors 137 (109 men and 28 women) in 14 sports
Rank: 14
Olympic history (summary)
Summer Games

Cuba competed at the 1972 Summer Olympics in Munich, West Germany. 137 competitors, 109 men and 28 women, took part in 69 events in 14 sports.[1]


  • Medalists 1
  • Athletics 2
  • Basketball 3
  • Boxing 4
  • Canoeing 5
  • Cycling 6
  • Fencing 7
  • Gymnastics 8
  • Judo 9
  • Rowing 10
  • Shooting 11
  • Volleyball 12
  • Water polo 13
  • Weightlifting 14
  • Wrestling 15
  • References 16
  • External links 17


Medal Name Sport Event
 Gold Martinez, OrlandoOrlando Martinez Boxing Men's bantamweight
 Gold Correa, EmilioEmilio Correa Boxing Men's welterweight
 Gold Stevenson, TeófiloTeófilo Stevenson Boxing Men's heavyweight
 Silver Carrillo, GilbertoGilberto Carrillo Boxing Men's light-heavyweight
 Bronze Chivás, SilviaSilvia Chivás Athletics Women's 100 metres
 Bronze Chivás, SilviaSilvia Chivás, Marlene Elejarde, Fulgencia Romay, and Carmen Valdés Athletics Women's 4×100 metre relay
 Bronze Alvarez, JoséJosé Alvarez, Miguel Calderón, Rafael Cañizares, Pedro Chappé, Juan Carlos Domecq, Ruperto Herrera, Tomás Herrera, Conrado Pérez, Juan Roca, Franklin Standard, Alejandro Urgellés, and Oscar Varona Basketball Men's team
 Bronze Rodríguez (boxer), DouglasDouglas Rodríguez (boxer) Boxing Men's flyweight


Men's 100 metres

Men's High Jump

Men's 4x100m Relay



Men's Welterweight (– 67 kg)
Men's Light Middleweight (– 71 kg)
Men's Heavyweight (+ 81 kg)



Six cyclists represented Cuba in 1972.

Individual road race
Team time trial
Individual pursuit
Team pursuit


15 fencers, 10 men and 5 women, represented Cuba in 1972.

Men's foil
Men's team foil
  • Jorge Garbey
Men's sabre
Men's team sabre
Women's foil
Women's team foil



Men's Lightweight

Men's Middleweight

Men's Half-Heavyweight


Men's Coxed Pairs
Men's Coxless Fours



Men's Team Competition
  • Preliminary Round (Group B)
    • Lost to East Germany (0-3)
    • Lost to Japan (0-3)
    • Defeated West Germany (3-2)
    • Lost to Romania (0-3)
    • Defeated Brazil (3-2)
  • Classification Match
    • 9th/10th place: Lost to Poland (0-3) → Tenth place

Water polo




  1. ^ "Cuba at the 1972 Munich Summer Games". Retrieved 2011-02-11. 

External links

  • Official Olympic Reports
  • International Olympic Committee results database
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