Olympic Games 1972 Munich

20th Olympiad


Sports: 23

Events: 193

National Teams: 121

Participants: 7,113

Participation Medal

olympic participation medal 1972          olympic participation medal 1972

Material: Steel Weight: 144 gr
Diameter: 49 mm Design by: Fritz K├Ânig
Thickness: 10 mm Mint: Krupp
Obverse: Munich Olympic emblem, wreath of rays with superimposed spiral, over German legend in two lines.
Reverse: Olympic rings over two hands, one holding stylized olive branch

   The OC gave the prescribed souvenir certificates and medals to all accredited team members, international    referees, jury members and NOC members while they were still in Munich, a total of some 15,000 people.

Both types of certificates were decorated with eye-catching rainbow colors.
The souvenir medals were made of stainless steel, had a diameter of 5 cm., a thickness of 9 mm. and bore a design by Fritz König.

(Source document:  Official Report 1972, Vol., 1, page 86)

participation medal olympic games 1972 munich

Presentation box

Participation Diploma 1972 Munich


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