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Men: 100m

Date: 31 August 1972 / 1 September 1972

Rank Name Nation Time
1 Valeriy Borzov URS 10.14
2 Robert Taylor USA 10.24
3 Lennox Miller JAM 10.33
4 Alexandr Korneliuk URS 10.36
5 Michael Fray JAM 10.40
6 Jobst Hirscht FRG 10.40
7 Zenon Nowosz POL 10.46
8 Hasely Crawford TTO

Men: 200m

Date: 3 September 1972 / 4 September 1972

Rank Name Nation Time
1 Valeriy Borzov URS 20.00
2 Larry Black USA 20.19
3 Pietro Mennea ITA 20.30
4 Lawrence Burton USA 20.37
5 Chuck Smith USA 20.55
6 Siegfried Schenke GDR 20.56
7 Martin Jellinghaus FRG 20.65
8 Hans-Joachim Zenk GDR 21.05

Men: 400m

Date: 3 September 1972 / 4 September 1972 / 7 September 1972

Rank Name Nation Time
1 Vincent Matthews USA 44.66
2 Wayne Collett USA 44.80
3 Julius Sang KEN 44.92
4 Charles Asati KEN 45.13
5 Horst-Rudiger Schloske FRG 45.31
6 Markku Kukkoaho FIN 45.49
7 Karl Honz FRG 45.68
8 John Smith USA

Men: 800m

Date: 31 August 1972 / 1 September 1972 / 2 September 1972

Rank Name Nation Time
1 David Wottle USA 1:45.9
2 Evgeni Arzhanov URS 1:45.9
3 Mike Boit KEN 1:46.0
4 Franz-Josef Kemper FRG 1:46.5
5 Robert Ouko KEN 1:46.5
6 Andrew Carter GBR 1:46.6
7 Andrzej Kupczyk POL 1:47.1
8 Dieter Fromm GDR 1:48.0

Men: 1500m

Date: 8 September 1972 / 9 September 1972 / 10 September 1972

Rank Name Nation Time
1 Pekka Vasala FIN 3:36.3
2 Kipchoge Keino KEN 3:36.8
3 Rod Dixon NZL 3:37.5
4 Mike Boit KEN 3:38.4
5 Brendan Foster GBR 3:39.0
6 Herman Mignon BEL 3:39.1
7 Paul-Heinz Weilmann FRG 3:40.1
8 Vladimir Pantelei URS 3:40.2

Men: 5000m

Date: 7 September 1972 / 10 September 1972

Rank Name Nation Time
1 Lasse Viren FIN 13:26.4
2 Mohamed Gammoudi TUN 13:27.4
3 Ian Stewart GBR 13:27.6
4 Steve Prefontaine USA 13:28.4
5 Emiel Puttemans BEL 13:30.8
6 Harald Norpoth FRG 13:32.6
7 Per Halle NOR 13:34.4
8 Nikola Sviridov URS 13:39.4

Men: 10000m

Date: 31 August 1972 / 3 September 1972

Rank Name Nation Time
1 Lasse Viren FIN 27:38.4
2 Emiel Puttemans BEL 27:39.6
3 Miruts Yifter ETH 27:41.0
4 Mariano Haro ESP 27:48.2
5 Frank Shorter USA 27:51.4
6 David Bedford GBR 28:05.4
7 Daniel Korica YUG 28:15.2
8 Abdekder Zaddem TUN 28:18.2

Men: 110m Hurdles

Date: 3 September 1972 / 4 September 1972 / 7 September 1972

Rank Name Nation Time
1 Rodney Milburn USA 13.24
2 Guy Drut FRA 13.34
3 Thomas Hill USA 13.48
4 Willie Davenport USA 13.50
5 Frank Slebeck GDR 13.71
6 Leszek Wodzynski POL 13.72
7 Lubomir Nadenicek TCH 13.76
8 Petr Cech TCH 13.86

Men: 400m Hurdles

Date: 31 August 1972 / 1 September 1972 / 2 September 1972

Rank Name Nation Time
1 John Akii-Bua UGA 47.82
2 Ralph Mann USA 48.51
3 David Hemery GBR 48.52
4 James Seymour USA 48.64
5 Rainer Schubert FRG 49.65
6 Evgeniy Gavrilenko URS 49.66
7 Stavros Tziortzis GRE 49.66
8 Yuri Zorin URS 50.25

Men: 3000m Steeplechase

Date: 1 September 1972 / 4 September 1972

Rank Name Nation Time
1 Kipchoge Keino KEN 8:23.6
2 Benjamin Jipcho KEN 8:24.6
3 Tapio Kantanen FIN 8:24.8
4 Bronislaw Malinowski POL 8:28.0
5 Dusan Moravcik TCH 8:29.2
6 Amos Biwott KEN 8:33.6
7 Romualdas Bitte URS 8:34.6
8 Pekka Paivarinta FIN 8:37.2

Men: 4x100m Relay

Date: 9 September 1972 / 10 September 1972

Men: 4x400m Relay

Date: 9 September 1972 / 10 September 1972

Women: 100m

Date: 1 September 1972 / 2 September 1972

Rank Name Nation Time
1 Renate Stecher GDR 11.07
2 Raelene Boyle AUS 11.23
3 Silvia Chivas CUB 11.24
4 Iris Davis USA 11.32
5 Annegret Richter FRG 11.38
6 Alice Annum GHA 11.41
7 Barbara Ferrell USA 11.45
8 Eva Gleskova TCH 12.48

Women: 200m

Date: 4 September 1972 / 7 September 1972

Rank Name Nation Time
1 Renate Stecher GDR 22.40
2 Raelene Boyle AUS 22.45
3 Irena Szewinska POL 22.74
4 Ellen Stropahl GDR 22.75
5 Annegret Kroniger FRG 22.89
6 Christina Heinich GDR 22.89
7 Alice Annum GHA 22.99
8 Rosie Allwood JAM 23.11

Women: 400m

Date: 2 September 1972 / 4 September 1972 / 7 September 1972

Rank Name Nation Time
1 Monika Zehrt GDR 51.08
2 Rita Wilden FRG 51.21
3 Kathy Hammond USA 51.64
4 Helga Seidler GDR 51.86
5 Mable Fergerson USA 51.96
6 Charlene Rendina AUS 51.99
7 Dagmar Kasling GDR 52.19
8 Gyorgyi Szomov-Balogh HUN 52.39

Women: 800m

Date: 31 August 1972 / 1 September 1972 / 3 September 1972

Rank Name Nation Time
1 Hildegard Falck FRG 1:58.6
2 Nione Ssabaite URS 1:58.7
3 Gunhild Hoffmeister GDR 1:59.2
4 Svetla Zlateva BUL 1:59.7
5 Vera Nikolic YUG 2:00.0
6 Ileana Silai ROU 2:00.0
7 Rosemary Stirling GBR 2:00.2
8 Abigail Hoffman CAN 2:00.2

Women: 1500m

Date: 4 September 1972 / 7 September 1972 / 9 September 1972

Rank Name Nation Time
1 Ludmila Bragina URS 4:01.4
2 Gunhild Hoffmeister GDR 4:02.8
3 Paola Cacchi ITA 4:02.9
4 Karin Burneleit GDR 4:04.1
5 Sheila Carey GBR 4:04.8
6 Ilja Keizer NED 4:05.1
7 Tamara Pangelova URS 4:06.5
8 Jennifer Orr AUS 4:12.2

Women: 100m Hurdles

Date: 4 September 1972 / 7 September 1972 / 8 September 1972

Rank Name Nation Time
1 Annelie Ehrhardt GDR 12.59
2 Valeria Bufanu ROU 12.84
3 Karin Balzer GDR 12.90
4 Pamela Ryan AUS 12.98
5 Teresa Nowak POL 13.17
6 Danuta Straszynska POL 13.18
7 Annerose Krumpholz GDR 13.27
8 Grazyna Rabsztyn POL 13.44

Women: 4x100m Relay

Date: 9 September 1972 / 10 September 1972

Women: 4x400m Relay

Date: 9 September 1972 / 10 September 1972

Men: Marathon

Date: 10 September 1972

Rank Name Nation Time
1 Frank Shorter USA 2:12:19.8
2 Karel Lismont BEL 2:14:31.8
3 Mamo Wolde ETH 2:15:08.4
4 Kenneth Moore USA 2:15:39.8
5 Kenji Kimihara JPN 2:16:27.0
6 Ron Hill GBR 2:16:30.6
7 Donald MacGregor GBR 2:16:34.4
8 Jack Foster NZL 2:16:56.2

Men: 20km Walk

Date: 31 August 1972

Rank Name Nation Time
1 Peter Frenkel GDR 1:26:42.4
2 Vladimir Golubnichy URS 1:26:55.2
3 Hans-Georg Reimann GDR 1:27:16.6
4 Gerhard Sperling GDR 1:27:55.0
5 Nikolai Smaga URS 1:28:16.8
6 Paul Nihill GBR 1:28:44.4
7 Jan Ornoch POL 1:32:01.6
8 Vittorio Visini ITA 1:32:30.0

Men: 50km Walk

Date: 3 September 1972

Rank Name Nation Time
1 Bernd Kannenberg FRG 3:56:11.6
2 Veniamin Soldatenko URS 3:58:24.0
3 Larry Young USA 4:00:46.0
4 Otto Barch URS 4:01:35.4
5 Peter Selzer GDR 4:04:05.4
6 Gerhard Weidner FRG 4:06:26.0
7 Vittorio Visini ITA 4:08:31.4
8 Gabriel Hernandez MEX 4:12:09.0

Men: High Jump

Date: 9 September 1972 / 10 September 1972

Rank Name Nation Distance
1 Yuri Tarmak URS 2.23m [7' 3 ¾"]
2 Stefan Junge GDR 2.21m [7' 3"]
3 Dwight Stones USA 2.21m [7' 3"]
4 Hermann Magerl FRG 2.18m [7' 1 ¾"]
5 Adam Szepesi HUN 2.18m [7' 1 ¾"]
6 John Beers CAN 2.15m [7' ¾"]
6 Istvan Major HUN 2.15m [7' ¾"]
8 Rustam Akhmetov URS 2.15m [7' ¾"]

Men: Pole Vault

Date: 1 September 1972 / 2 September 1972

Rank Name Nation Distance
1 Wolfgang Nordwig GDR 5.50m [18' ½"]
2 Robert Seagren USA 5.40m [17' 8 ½"]
3 Jan Johnson USA 5.35m [17' 6 ¾"]
4 Reinhard Kuretzki FRG 5.30m [17' 4 ¾"]
5 Bruce Simpson CAN 5.20m [17' ¾"]
6 Volker Ohl FRG 5.20m [17' ¾"]
7 Hans Lagerqvist SWE 5.20m [17' ¾"]
8 Francois Tracanelli FRA 5.10m [16' 8 ¾"]

Men: Long Jump

Date: 8 September 1972 / 9 September 1972

Rank Name Nation Distance
1 Randy Williams USA 8.24m [27' ½"]
2 Hans Baumgartner FRG 8.18m [26' 10"]
3 Arnie Robinson USA 8.03m [26' 4 ¼"]
4 Joshua Owusu GHA 8.01m [26' 3 ¼"]
5 Preston Carrington USA 7.99m [26' 2 ½"]
6 Max Klaus GDR 7.96m [26' 1 ½"]
7 Alan Lerwill GBR 7.91m [25' 11 ½"]
8 Leonid Barkovsky URS 7.75m [25' 5"]

Men: Triple Jump

Date: 3 September 1972 / 4 September 1972

Rank Name Nation Distance
1 Victor Saneev URS 17.35m [56' 11"]
2 Jorg Drehmel GDR 17.31m [56' 9 ½"]
3 Nelson Prudencio BRA 17.05m [55' 11 ¼"]
4 Carol Corbu ROU 16.85m [55' 3 ½"]
5 John Craft USA 16.83m [55' 2 ½"]
6 Mansour Mamadou Dia SEN 16.83m [55' 2 ½"]
7 Michal Joachimowski POL 16.69m [54' 9"]
8 Kristen Flogstad NOR 16.44m [53' 11 ¼"]

Men: Shot Put

Date: 8 September 1972 / 9 September 1972

Rank Name Nation Distance
1 Wladyslaw Komar POL 21.18m [69' 5 ¾"]
2 George Woods USA 21.17m [69' 5 ½"]
3 Hartmut Briesenick GDR 21.14m [69' 4 ¼"]
4 Hans-Peter Gies GDR 21.14m [69' 4 ¼"]
5 Allan Feuerbach USA 21.01m [68' 11 ¼"]
6 Brian Oldfield USA 20.91m [68' 7 ¼"]
7 Heinfried Birlenbach FRG 20.37m [66' 10"]
8 Vilmos Varju HUN 20.10m [65' 11 ¼"]

Men: Discus Throw

Date: 1 September 1972 / 2 September 1972

Rank Name Nation Distance
1 Ludvik Danek TCH 64.40m [211' 3 ½"]
2 Jay Silvester USA 63.50m [208' 4"]
3 Richard Bruch SWE 63.40m [208' 0"]
4 John Powell USA 62.82m [206' 1 ¼"]
5 Geza Fejer HUN 62.62m [205' 5 ¼"]
6 Detlef Thorith GDR 62.42m [204' 9 ½"]
7 Ferenc Tegla HUN 60.60m [198' 9 ¾"]
8 Tim Vollmer USA 60.24m [197' 7 ¾"]

Men: Hammer Throw

Date: 4 September 1972 / 7 September 1972

Rank Name Nation Distance
1 Anatoliy Bondarchuk URS 75.50m [247' 8 ½"]
2 Jochen Sachse GDR 74.96m [245' 11 ¼"]
3 Vasili Khmelevski URS 74.04m [242' 11"]
4 Uwe Beyer FRG 71.52m [234' 7 ¾"]
5 Gyula Zsivotzky HUN 71.38m [234' 2 ¼"]
6 Sandor Eckschmiedt HUN 71.20m [233' 7 ¼"]
7 Edwin Klein FRG 71.14m [233' 4 ¾"]
8 Shigenobu Murofushi JPN 70.88m [232' 6 ½"]

Men: Javelin Throw

Date: 2 September 1972 / 3 September 1972

Rank Name Nation Distance
1 Klaus Wolfermann FRG 90.48m [296' 10 ¼"]
2 Ianis Lusis URS 90.46m [296' 9 ½"]
3 William Schmidt USA 84.42m [276' 11 ½"]
4 Hannu Siitonen FIN 84.32m [276' 7 ¾"]
5 Bjorn Grimnes NOR 83.08m [272' 6 ¾"]
6 Jorma Kinnunen FIN 82.08m [269' 3 ½"]
7 Miklos Nemeth HUN 81.98m [268' 11 ½"]
8 Fredrick Luke USA 80.06m [262' 8"]

Women: High Jump

Date: 3 September 1972 / 4 September 1972

Rank Name Nation Distance
1 Ulrike Meyfarth FRG 1.92m [6' 3 ½"]
2 Yordanka Blagoeva BUL 1.88m [6' 2"]
3 Ilona Gusenbauer AUT 1.88m [6' 2"]
4 Barbara Inkpen GBR 1.85m [6' ¾"]
5 Rita Schmidt GDR 1.85m [6' ¾"]
6 Sara Simeoni ITA 1.85m [6' ¾"]
7 Rosemarie Witschas GDR 1.85m [6' ¾"]
8 Debbie Brill CAN 1.82m [5' 11 ¾"]

Women: Long Jump

Date: 31 August 1972

Rank Name Nation Distance
1 Heidemarie Rosendahl FRG 6.78m [22' 3"]
2 Diana Yorgova BUL 6.77m [22' 2 ½"]
3 Eva Suranova TCH 6.67m [21' 10 ½"]
4 Marcia Garbey CUB 6.52m [21' 4 ¾"]
5 Heidi Schuller FRG 6.51m [21' 4 ¼"]
6 Meta Antenen SUI 6.49m [21' 3 ½"]
7 Viorica Viscopoleanu ROU 6.48m [21' 3"]
8 Margrit Offert GDR 6.46m [21' 2 ¼"]

Women: Shot Put

Date: 4 September 1972 / 7 September 1972

Rank Name Nation Distance
1 Nadezhda Chizhova URS 21.03m [69' 0"]
2 Margitta Gummel GDR 20.22m [66' 4"]
3 Ivanka Hristova BUL 19.35m [63' 5 ¾"]
4 Esfira Dolzhenko URS 19.24m [63' 1 ½"]
5 Marianne Adam GDR 18.94m [62' 1 ¾"]
6 Marita Lange GDR 18.85m [61' 10 ¼"]
7 Helena Fibingerova TCH 18.81m [61' 8 ½"]
8 Elena Stoyanova BUL 18.34m [60' 2"]

Women: Discus Throw

Date: 9 September 1972 / 10 September 1972

Rank Name Nation Distance
1 Faina Melnik URS 66.62m [218' 6 ¾"]
2 Argentina Menis ROU 65.06m [213' 5 ½"]
3 Vassilka Stoeva BUL 64.34m [211' 1"]
4 Tamara Danilova URS 62.86m [206' 2 ¾"]
5 Liesel Westermann FRG 62.18m [204' 0"]
6 Gabriele Hinzmann GDR 61.72m [202' 6"]
7 Carmen Ionescu ROU 60.42m [198' 2 ¾"]
8 Liudmila Muraviova URS 59.00m [193' 6 ¾"]

Women: Javelin Throw

Date: 31 August 1972 / 1 September 1972

Rank Name Nation Distance
1 Ruth Fuchs GDR 63.88m [209' 7"]
2 Jacqueline Todten GDR 62.54m [205' 2 ¼"]
3 Kathy Schmidt USA 59.94m [196' 7 ¾"]
4 Lutvian Mollova BUL 59.36m [194' 9"]
5 Natasa Urbancic YUG 59.06m [193' 9 ¼"]
6 Eva Janko AUT 58.56m [192' 1 ½"]
7 Ewa Gryziecka POL 57.00m [187' 0"]
8 Svetlana Koroliova URS 56.36m [184' 11"]

Men: Decathlon

Date: 7 September 1972 / 8 September 1972

Rank Name Nation Points
1 Nikolay Avilov URS 8454
2 Leonid Litvinenko URS 8035
3 Ryszard Katus POL 7984
4 Jefferson Bennett USA 7974
5 Stefan Schreyer GDR 7950
6 Freddy Herbrandt BEL 7947
7 Steen Smidt-Jensen DEN 7947
8 Tadeusz Janczenko POL 7861

Women: Pentathlon

Date: 2 September 1972 / 3 September 1972

Rank Name Nation Points
1 Mary Peters GBR 4801
2 Heidemarie Rosendahl FRG 4791
3 Burglinde Pollak GDR 4768
4 Christine Bodner GDR 4671
5 Valentina Tikhomirova URS 4597
6 Nedialka Anghelova BUL 4496
7 Karen Mack FRG 4449
8 Ilona Bruzsenyak HUN 4419
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Original data entry by Michael Churchill (GBR)
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