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Olympics 1972 - Munich, West Germany
No. of countries: 121
No. of athletes: 7123 - (6065 m + 1058 w)
No. of events: 195
kill 2 Israeli
athletes in a hostage
situation. Another seven hostages, five terrorists and one police are killed in a rescue attempt.
Mark Spitz of the United States wins 7 gold, swimming. The Soviet Union won the basketball tournament after a debacle with the clock, giving them three attempts to play the last three seconds of the game. The game ended 51-50.