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Iceland at the 1972 Summer Olympics

Iceland competed at the 1972 Summer Olympics in Munich, West Germany.


  • Results by event 1
    • Handball 1.1
      • Men's Team Competition 1.1.1
    • Swimming 1.2
    • Weightlifting 1.3

Results by event

Men's 100 metres

  • First Heat — 10.99s (→ did not advance)

Men's 400 metres

  • First Heat — 46.76s
  • Second Heat — 46.92s (→ did not advance)

Men's 800 metres

  • Heat — 1:50.8 (→ did not advance)

Men's Discus Throw:

  • Qualifying Round — 55.38m (→ did not advance)

Women's High Jump

  • Qualifying Round — 1.60m (→ did not advance)


Men's Team Competition

  • Preliminary Round
  • Lost to East Germany (11-16)
  • Drew with Czechoslovakia (19-19)
  • Defeated Tunisia (27-16)
  • Classification Matches
  • 9th/12th place: Lost to Poland (17-20)
  • 11th/12th place: Lost to Japan (18-19) → 12th place


Men's 100 m Freestyle

  • Heat — 55.53s (→ did not advance)

Men's 200 m Freestyle

  • Heat — 2:08.88 (→ did not advance)

Men's 1500 m Freestyle

  • Heat — 17:32.47 (→ did not advance)

Men's 100 m Breaststroke

  • Heat — 1:11.11 (→ did not advance)

Men's 200 m Individual Medley:

  • Heat — 2:20.00 (→ did not advance)


Men's Middle Heavyweight:

Men's Heavyweight:

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