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Belgium Athletics at the 1972 München Summer Games

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Host City: München, West Germany
Date Started: August 31, 1972
Date Finished: September 10, 1972

Events for Belgium: 9
Participants for Belgium: 15 (13 men and 2 women)
Youngest Participant for Belgium: Marleen Verheuen (17 years, 244 days)
Oldest Participant for Belgium: Gaston Roelants (35 years, 218 days)
Most Medals for Belgium (Athlete): Karel Lismont and Miel Puttemans (1 medal)

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Men's 800 metres

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Herman Mignon 21 Men's 800 metres 6 h2 r2/3

Men's 1,500 metres

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Herman Mignon 21 Men's 1,500 metres 6
André Dehertoghe 31 Men's 1,500 metres 5 h3 r1/3
Edgard Salvé 26 Men's 1,500 metres 6 h6 r1/3

Men's 5,000 metres

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Miel Puttemans 24 Men's 5,000 metres 5
Willy Polleunis 24 Men's 5,000 metres 5 h4 r1/2
René Goris 26 Men's 5,000 metres 6 h1 r1/2

Men's 10,000 metres

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Miel Puttemans 24 Men's 10,000 metres 2 Silver
Willy Polleunis 24 Men's 10,000 metres 14
Karel Lismont 23 Men's 10,000 metres 9 h2 r1/2

Men's Marathon

Men's 3,000 metres Steeplechase

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Paul Thijs 26 Men's 3,000 metres Steeplechase 7 h3 r1/2

Men's Decathlon

Women's 800 metres

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Marleen Verheuen 17 Women's 800 metres 6 h4 r1/3

Women's Discus Throw

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Maggy Wauters 18 Women's Discus Throw 17 QR