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New Zealand 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 New Zealand: 13
Participants for New Zealand: 16 (13 men and 3 women)
Youngest Participant for New Zealand: Bevan Smith (22 years, 48 days)
Oldest Participant for New Zealand: Jack Foster (40 years, 111 days)
Most Medals for New Zealand (Athlete): Rod Dixon (1 medal)

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Men's 100 metres

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Laurie D'Arcy 25 Men's 100 metres 5 h9 r1/4

Men's 200 metres

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Bevan Smith 22 Men's 200 metres 4 h2 r2/4

Men's 1,500 metres

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Rod Dixon 22 Men's 1,500 metres 3 Bronze
Tony Polhill 24 Men's 1,500 metres 9

Men's 5,000 metres

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Dick Quax 24 Men's 5,000 metres 9 h2 r1/2
Dick Tayler 24 Men's 5,000 metres 10 h3 r1/2
Gavin Thorley 25 Men's 5,000 metres 10 h5 r1/2

Men's 10,000 metres

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Gavin Thorley 25 Men's 10,000 metres AC h3 r1/2

Men's Marathon

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Jack Foster 40 Men's Marathon 8
Dave McKenzie 29 Men's Marathon 22
Terry Manners 32 Men's Marathon 34

Men's 400 metres Hurdles

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Roger Johnson 28 Men's 400 metres Hurdles 4 h5 r1/3

Men's Shot Put

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Les Mills 37 Men's Shot Put 23 QR

Men's Discus Throw

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Les Mills 37 Men's Discus Throw 14
Robin Tait 32 Men's Discus Throw 20 QR

Women's 100 metres

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Brenda Matthews 23 Women's 100 metres 8 h1 r2/4

Women's 400 metres

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Penny Hunt 24 Women's 400 metres 6 h3 r2/4

Women's 800 metres

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Sue Haden 26 Women's 800 metres 4 h5 r1/3

Women's 100 metres Hurdles

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Brenda Matthews 23 Women's 100 metres Hurdles 5 h2 r1/3

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