1972 Simmer Olympics

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XI Olympic Winter Gemmes
Host ceety Sapporo, Japan
Naitions pairteecipatin 121
Athletes pairteecipatin 7,170 (6,075 men, 1,095 weemen)
Events 35 in 6 sports (10 disciplines)
Appenin ceremony August 26
Closin ceremony Februar 13
Offeecially appened bi Preses Gustav Heinemann
Athlete's Oath Heidi Schüller
Judge's Oath Heinz Pollay
Olympic Torch Günther Zahn
Stadium Olympic Stadium

The 1972 Simmer Olympics, offeecially kent as the Gemmes o the XX Olympiad, wis an internaitional multi-sport event held in Munich, Wast Germany, frae August 26 tae September 11, 1972, the sportin naitur o which wis lairgely owershadowed bi the Munich massacre in which eleven Israeli athletes an coaches, a Wast German police officer, an five Black September terrorists wur killed.