Munich Germany hosted the Olympics in 1972.
Olga Korbut was the Russian that dazzled crowds at the summer Munich Olympic Games of 1972. Korbut won three gold medals. She also competed in the 1976 Olympics.
Michael Phelps has won 8 gold medals in the 2008 Beijing Olympics. Michael Phelps also matched his own record for most medals won in a single Olympics winning 8 in the 2004 Athens Olympics (6 Gold, 2 Bronze) and 8 Gold Medals in the Beijing Olympics. He also holds the Record for most Gold Medals ever won with 14. Mark Spitz held the record for most Gold Medals won in a single Olympic Games with 7 in the 1972 Olympics in Munich. That record was broken by Michale Phelps.
Mark Spitz won seven gold medals at the 1972 Olympics held in Munich, Germany.
It was the American swimmer Mark Spitz in the 1972 Munich olympic games with 7 gold medals.
The USA has won 833 gold medals from the inception of the Olympic Games till the start of the 2000 Sydney Olympics ---- The country that won the most medals at the 20th Summer Olympics (1972 Munich) was the Soviet Union with 99 (50 gold, 27 silver, 22 bronze). The country that won the most medals at the 20th Winter Olympics (2006 Turin) was Germany with 29 (11 gold, 12 silver, 6 bronze).
Members of Israels Olympic Team were taken Hostage, and then killed in Munich.
Winter Olympics: Sapporo, Japan Summer Olympics: Munich, Germany
1972 Summer Olympics held in Munich.