200m

1972-09-04, wind: ±0.0
Rank Result Name Country Wind Info
1 20.00 Valeriy Borzov UKR ±0.0 PB (Alltime-80), NR
2 20.19 Larry Black USA ±0.0 PB (Alltime-194)
3 20.30 Pietro Mennea ITA ±0.0
4 20.37 Larry Burton USA ±0.0 PB (Alltime-446)

400m

1972-09-07
Rank Result Name Country Info
1 44.66 Vince Matthews USA PB (Alltime-140)
2 44.80 Wayne Collett USA PB (Alltime-205)
3 44.92 Julius Sang KEN PB (Alltime-261)
4 45.13 Charles Asati KEN

800m

1972-09-02
Rank Result Name Country
1 1:45.86 David Wottle USA
2 1:45.89 Yevgeniy Arzhanov UKR

1500m

1972-09-10
Rank Result Name Country Info
1 3:36.33 Pekka Vasala FIN PB (Alltime-568)
2 3:36.81 Kipchoge Keino KEN
3 3:37.46 Rod Dixon NZL

5000m

1972-09-10
Rank Result Name Country Info
1 13:26.42 Lasse Virén FIN
2 13:27.33 Mohamed Gamoudi TUN PB (Alltime-1132)
3 13:27.61 Ian Stewart GBR
4 13:28.25 Steve Prefontaine USA

10000m

1972-09-03
Rank Result Name Country Info
1 27:38.35 Lasse Virén FIN PB (Alltime-361)
2 27:39.58 Emiel Puttemans BEL PB (Alltime-379)
3 27:40.96 Miruts Yifter ETH PB (Alltime-402)
4 27:48.14 Mariano Haro ESP PB (Alltime-550)
5 27:51.32 Frank Shorter USA
6 28:05.44 David Bedford GBR
7 28:15.18 Danijel Korica SRB
8 28:18.17 Abdelkader Zaddem TUN
9 28:23.59 Josef Jánský CZE

110m h

1972-09-07, wind: +0.3
Rank Result Name Country Wind Info
1 13.24 Rodney Milburn USA +0.3 PB (Alltime-87)
2 13.34 Guy Drut FRA +0.3
3 13.48 Thomas Hill USA +0.3
4 13.50 Willie Davenport USA +0.3

400m h

1972-09-02
Rank Result Name Country Info
1 47.82 John Akii-Bua UGA PB (Alltime-34), NR
2 48.51 Ralph Mann USA PB (Alltime-133)
3 48.52 David Hemery GBR
4 48.64 Jim Seymour USA PB (Alltime-158)

3000h

1972-09-04
Rank Result Name Country Info
1 8:23.64 Kipchoge Keino KEN PB (Alltime-449)
2 8:24.62 Benjamin Jipcho KEN
3 8:24.66 Tapio Kantanen FIN
4 8:27.92 Bronislaw Malinowski POL
5 8:29.06 Dusan Moravcik CZE

4x100m

1972-09-10
Rank Result Name Country Info
1 38.19 Larry Black,
Robert Taylor,
Gerald Tinker,
Eddie Hart
USA Alltime-186
2 38.50 Aleksandr Kornelyuk (RUS),
Vladimir Lovyetskiy (BLR),
Jüris Silovs (LAT),
Valeriy Borzov (UKR)
Soviet Union Alltime-468
3 38.79 Jobst Hirscht,
Karl-Heinz Klotz,
Gerhard Wucherer,
Klaus Ehl
FRG Alltime-984
4 38.82 Jaroslav Matousek,
Juraj Demec,
Jiri Kynos,
Ludek Bohman
CZE Alltime-1051
5 38.90 Manfred Kokot,
Bernd Borth,
Hans-Jürgen Bombach,
Siegfried Schenke
GDR Alltime-1270

4x400m

1972-09-10
Rank Result Name Country Info
1 2:59.83 Charles Asati,
Mynyoro Hezekiah Nyamau,
Robert Ouko,
Julius Sang
KEN Alltime-138
2 3:00.46 Martin Reynolds,
Alan Pascoe,
David Hemery,
David Jenkins
GBR Alltime-240
3 3:00.65 Gilles Bertouldt,
Roger Vélasques,
Francis Kerbiriou,
Jacques Carette
FRA Alltime-286
4 3:00.88 Bernd Herrmann,
Horst-Rüdiger Schlöske,
Hermann Köhler,
Karl Honz
FRG Alltime-340
5 3:01.05 Jan Werner,
Jan Balachowski,
Zbigniew Jaremski,
Andrzej Badenski
POL Alltime-389
6 3:01.12 Stig Lönnqvist,
Ari Salin,
Ossi Karttunen,
Markku Kukkoaho
FIN Alltime-416, NR
7 3:02.57 Erik Carlgren,
Anders Faager,
Kenth Öhman,
Ulf Rönner
SWE Alltime-966, NR

Long jump

1972-09-09
Rank Result Name Country Wind
1 8.24 Randy Williams USA ±0.0

Triple jump

1972-09-04
Rank Result Name Country Wind Info
1 17.35 Viktor Saneyev GEO +2.2
2 17.31 Jörg Drehmel GDR +1.5 PB (Alltime-134)

Shot put

1972-09-09
Rank Result Name Country
1 21.18 Wladyslaw Komar POL
2 21.17 George Woods USA
3 21.14 Hartmut Briesenick GDR
4 Hans-Peter Gies GDR
5 21.01 Al Feuerbach USA
Rank Result Name Country
1 90.48 Klaus Wolfermann FRG
2 90.46 Jänis Lusis LAT

Decathlon

1972-09-08
Rank Result Name Country Info
1 8466 Nikolay Avilov UKR PB (Alltime-68)