West Germany at the
1976 Summer Olympics
IOC codeFRG
NOCGerman Olympic Sports Confederation
Websitewww.dosb.de (in German, English, and French)
in Montreal
Competitors290 (257 men, 33 women) in 20 sports
Flag bearer Hans Günter Winkler (equestrian)
Medals
Ranked 4th
Gold
10
Silver
12
Bronze
17
Total
39
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)
Other related appearances
 Germany (1896–1936, 1952, 1992–)
 Saar (1952)
 United Team of Germany (1956–1964)

West Germany (Federal Republic of Germany) competed at the 1976 Summer Olympics in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. 290 competitors, 233 men and 57 women, took part in 163 events in 20 sports.[1]

Medalists

West Germany finished in fourth position in the final medal rankings, with 10 gold medals and 39 medals overall.

Gold

Silver

Bronze

Archery

Main article: Archery at the 1976 Summer Olympics

In their second Olympics competing in archery, West Germany captured seventh place on the national leaderboard with a 6th place in the men's competition and an 8th place in the women's. In addition to those two competitors, West Germany also sent one other competitor in the men's division.

Women's Individual Competition:

Men's Individual Competition:

Athletics

Main article: Athletics at the 1976 Summer Olympics

Men's 800 metres

  • Heat — 1:48.47
  • Semi Final — 1:47.18
  • Final — 1:45.26 (→ 4th place)
  • Heat — 1:46.56
  • Semi Final — 1:48.18 (→ did not advance)

Men's 4 × 100 m Relay

  • Heat — 39.63
  • Semi Final — 39.58 (→ did not advance)

Men's 4 × 400 m Relay

  • Heat — 3:03.24
  • Final — 3:01.98 (→
    Bronze Medal)

Men's 400m Hurdles

  • Heats — 50.57s
  • Semi Finals — DSQ (→ did not advance)

Men's Marathon

Men's Long Jump

  • Qualification — 7.81m (→ did not advance)
  • Final — 7.84m (→ 8th place)
  • Qualification — 7.70m (→ did not advance)

Men's High Jump

  • Qualification — 2.13m (→ did not advance)
  • Qualification — 2.05m (→ did not advance)

Men's Discus Throw

  • Qualification — 61.88m
  • Final — 60.46m (→ 12th place)

Men's 20 km Race Walk

Women's Shot Put

  • Final — 19.29 m (→ 7th place)

Boxing

Main article: Boxing at the 1976 Summer Olympics

Men's Flyweight (– 51 kg)

Canoeing

Main article: Canoeing at the 1976 Summer Olympics

Cycling

Main article: Cycling at the 1976 Summer Olympics

Twelve cyclists represented West Germany in 1976.

Individual road race
Team time trial
Sprint
1000m time trial
Individual pursuit
Team pursuit

Diving

Main article: Diving at the 1976 Summer Olympics

Equestrian

Main article: Equestrian at the 1976 Summer Olympics

Fencing

Main article: Fencing at the 1976 Summer Olympics

16 fencers, 11 men and 5 women, represented West Germany in 1976.

Men's foil
Men's team foil
Men's épée
Men's team épée
Men's sabre
Women's foil
Women's team foil

Gymnastics

Main article: Gymnastics at the 1976 Summer Olympics

Handball

Main article: Handball at the 1976 Summer Olympics

Hockey

Main article: Field hockey at the 1976 Summer Olympics

Men's Team Competition
  • Tied with New Zealand (1-1)
  • Lost to Pakistan (2-4)
  • Lost to Spain (1-4)
  • Defeated Belgium (6-1)
  • 5th/8th place: Defeated India (3-2)
  • 5th/6th place: Defeated Spain (9-1) → Fifth place

Judo

Main article: Judo at the 1976 Summer Olympics

Modern pentathlon

Main article: Modern pentathlon at the 1976 Summer Olympics

Three male pentathletes represented West Germany in 1976.

Individual
Team

Rowing

Main article: Rowing at the 1976 Summer Olympics

Sailing

Main article: Sailing at the 1976 Summer Olympics

Shooting

Main article: Shooting at the 1976 Summer Olympics

Swimming

Main article: Swimming at the 1976 Summer Olympics

Water polo

Main article: Water polo at the 1976 Summer Olympics

Men's Team Competition

Weightlifting

Main article: Weightlifting at the 1976 Summer Olympics

Wrestling

Main article: Wrestling at the 1976 Summer Olympics

References

  1. ^ "West Germany at the 1976 Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Archived from the original on 17 April 2020. Retrieved 19 April 2015.