1972 Simmer Olympics

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XI Olympic Winter Gemmes
Host ceetySapporo, Japan
Naitions pairteecipatin121
Athletes pairteecipatin7,170 (6,075 men, 1,095 weemen)
Events35 in 6 sports (10 disciplines)
Appenin ceremonyAugust 26
Closin ceremonyFebruar 13
Offeecially appened biPreses Gustav Heinemann
Athlete's OathHeidi Schüller
Judge's OathHeinz Pollay
Olympic TorchGünther Zahn
StadiumOlympic 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.