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Basketball at the 1972 Summer Olympics


Basketball at the 1972 Summer Olympics


Munich Summer Olympics (1972). Men's basketball finals. USA vs. the SU.


1972 Olympics Basketball Final USA USSR


Doug Collins: 1972 Munich Olympics


1972 Summer Olympics Medal

Basketball contests at the 1972 Summer Olympics took place at Rudi-Sedlmayer-Halle in Munich, Germany from August 27 to September 9. The Soviet Union won the gold medal, after a controversial gold medal game against the United States. This was the first time the USA did not win a gold medal since the sport's introduction into the Olympics in 1936. The bronze was won by Cuba, the only Olympic medal they have won in basketball.
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