Tunisia at the
1972 Summer Olympics
Pre-1999 Flag of Tunisia.svg
IOC codeTUN
NOCTunisian Olympic Committee
Websitewww.cnot.org.tn (in French)
in Munich
Competitors35 in 5 sports
Flag bearer Salem Boughattas
Medals
Ranked 33rd
Gold
0
Silver
1
Bronze
0
Total
1
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)

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

Medalists

Silver

Athletics

Main article: Athletics at the 1972 Summer Olympics

Men
Track & road events
Athlete Event Heat Quarterfinal Semifinal Final
Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank
Mansour Guettaya 800 m 1:49.4 2 Q 1:49.8 7 Did not advance
1500 m 3:43.9 5 Did not advance
Mohammed Gammoudi 5000 m 13:49.8 1 Q 13:27.4
Silver medal.svg
10,000 m 27:54.69 1 Q DNF
Hassan Bergaoui 400 m hurdles 53.70 7 Did not advance
Abdelkader Zaddem 10,000 m 28:14.70 4 Q Did not advance 28:18.17 8

Boxing

Main article: Boxing at the 1972 Summer Olympics

Men
Athlete Event 1 Round 2 Round 3 Round Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
Ali Gharbi Flyweight BYE  Tim Dement (USA)
L 0-5
Did not advance
Abdelaziz Hammi Bantamweight  Leopold Agbazo (DAH)
W 5-0
 Koh Keun-Sang (KOR)
L 0-5
Did not advance
Mohamed Majeri Light-middleweight BYE  Issoufou Habou (NIG)
W 5-0
 Alan Jenkinson (AUS)
W 5-0
 Dieter Kottysch (FRG)
L 0-5
Did not advance 5

Handball

Main article: Handball at the 1972 Summer Olympics

Men's Team Competition

Roster:

Ahmed Bel Hadj
Raouf Ben Samir
Moncef Besbès
Taoufik Djemail
Aleya Hamrouni
Mouir Jelili
Mohamed Jeljeli
Mohamed Khalladi
Mohamed Klai
Faouzi Ksouri
Moncef Oueslati
Faouzi Sebabti
Amor Sghaier
Abdelaziz Zaibi
Ridha Zitoun
Rached Boudhina

Group B

Rank Team Pld W D L GF GA Pts East Germany Czechoslovakia Iceland Tunisia
1.  East Germany 3 3 0 0 51 32 6 X 14:12 16:11 21:9
2.  Czechoslovakia 3 1 1 1 56 40 3 12:14 X 19:19 25:7
3.  Iceland 3 1 1 1 57 51 3 11:16 19:19 X 27:16
4.  Tunisia 3 0 0 3 32 73 0 9:21 7:25 16:27 X
30 August
Czechoslovakia  25-7  Tunisia

01 September
East Germany  21-9  Tunisia

03 September
Iceland  27-16  Tunisia

Classification Matches

07 September
Denmark  29-21  Tunisia

15th place match

09 September
Spain  23-20  Tunisia

Volleyball

Main article: Volleyball at the 1972 Summer Olympics

Men's Team Competition

Preliminary round

Pool A

Pts Matches Sets Points
Rank Team W L W L Ratio W L Ratio
1  Soviet Union 10 5 0 15 3 5.000 257 196 1.311
2  Bulgaria 9 4 1 13 8 1.625 294 235 1.251
3  Czechoslovakia 8 3 2 11 6 1.833 230 205 1.122
4  South Korea 7 2 3 7 10 0.700 209 197 1.061
5  Poland 6 1 4 8 12 0.667 237 259 0.915
6  Tunisia 5 0 5 0 15 0.000 90 225 0.400
Date Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total
27 Aug Soviet Union  3–0  Tunisia 15–10 15–6 15–4     45–20
29 Aug Poland  3–0  Tunisia 15–6 15–11 15–1     45–18
31 Aug Czechoslovakia  3–0  Tunisia 15–11 15–4 15–10     45–25
02 Sep South Korea  3–0  Tunisia 15–1 15–3 15–1     45–5
05 Sep Bulgaria  3–0  Tunisia 15–10 15–5 15–7     45–22

Final round

11th place match

Date Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total
08 Sep Tunisia  1–3  West Germany 5–15 16–14 4–15 9–15   34–59

Team Roster

Wrestling

Main article: Wrestling at the 1972 Summer Olympics

Men's Greco-Roman
Athlete Event Elimination Pool Final round
Round 1
Result
Round 2
Result
Round 3
Result
Round 4
Result
Round 5
Result
Round 6
Result
Final round
Result
Rank
Habib Dlimi −48 kg  Mohamed El-Malky (EGY)
L T 8:19
 Rahim Aliabadi (IRI)
L T 6:58
Did not advance 16

References