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Athletics at the 1972 München Summer Games:

Men's 5,000 metres Final

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Host City: München, West Germany
Venue(s): Olympic Stadium, Olympic Park, München
Date Started: September 10, 1972
Date Finished: September 10, 1972

Gold: FIN Lasse Virén
Silver: TUN Mohamad Gammoudi
Bronze: GBR Ian Stewart

Final

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC T(A)
1 Lasse Virén 23 Finland FIN 13:26.42 OR
2 Mohamad Gammoudi 34 Tunisia TUN 13:27.33
3 Ian Stewart 23 Great Britain GBR 13:27.61
4 Steve Prefontaine 21 United States USA 13:28.25
5 Miel Puttemans 24 Belgium BEL 13:30.82
6 Harald Norpoth 30 West Germany FRG 13:32.58
7 Per Halle 23 Norway NOR 13:34.38
8 Nikolay Sviridov 34 Soviet Union URS 13:39.31
9 Frank Eisenberg 28 East Germany GDR 13:40.84
10 Javier Álvarez 28 Spain ESP 13:41.83
11 Ian McCafferty 27 Great Britain GBR 13:43.20
12 Dave Bedford 22 Great Britain GBR 13:43.22
13 Juha Väätäinen 31 Finland FIN 13:53.84
AC Mariano Haro 32 Spain ESP DNF