Which country won 1972 Olympic gold?

Which country won an Olympic gold in 1972 and 1988?

East Germany would nearly overtake the United States in 1976, and then finish second in the medal count in 1980 and 1988. American swimmer Mark Spitz won seven events, breaking the record for most gold medals by a single athlete in a single Olympic Games.

What happened at 1972 Munich Olympics?

During the 1972 Summer Olympics at Munich, in the early morning of September 5, a group of Palestinian terrorists storms the Olympic Village apartment of the Israeli athletes, killing two and taking nine others hostage. … Olympic competition was suspended for 24 hours to hold memorial services for the slain athletes.

Who won the 1992 Olympics?

Medal table

Rank Nation Gold
1 Unified Team (EUN) 45
2 United States (USA) 37
3 Germany (GER) 33
4 China (CHN) 16

Why are there 5 Olympic rings?

Based on a design first created by Pierre de Coubertin, the Olympic rings remain a global representation of the Olympic Movement and its activity. These five rings represent the five parts of the world now won over to the cause of olympism and ready to accept its fecund rivalries.

What do the Olympic rings mean?

The Olympic symbol (the Olympic rings) expresses the activity of the Olympic Movement and represents the union of the five continents and the meeting of athletes from throughout the world at the Olympic Games.

IMPORTANT:  You asked: How do I sign up for Math Olympiad?
Olympic Games Blog