Pin, Malaysia, 1972, Summer, Olympic, Games, Munich,

XX. Olympic Games 1972. Malaysia pin.

Pin Malaysia. 1972 Summer XX. Olympic Games Munich.

The 1972 Summer XX. Olympic Games were held in Munich from 26 August to 11 September 1972. The sailing competitions were held in Kiel-Schilksee; the competitions in the canoe slalom took place in Augsburg. The football competitions were held in Nuremberg, Augsburg, Ingolstadt, Regensburg and Passau. Most competitions were held at the Olympic Stadium in Munich, with the Olympic Stadium as the central arena. With 121 participating teams and 7170 athletes presented the Games of Munich on a new record.

Overshadows the Games were the hostage-taking and murder of Israeli athletes, the games continued after a day of mourning anyway.