1966 World Artistic Gymnastics Championships

The 16th Artistic Gymnastics World Championships were held in Dortmund, West Germany, in 1966.

ResultsEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Men
Team all-around
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  Japan
Shuji Tsurumi
Akinori Nakayama
Takashi Kato
Yukio Endo
Takashi Mitsukuri
Haruhiro Matsuda
  Soviet Union
Mikhail Voronin
Sergei Diomidov
Valery Kerdemelidi
Yuri Titov
Valery Karasev
Boris Shakhlin
  East Germany
Matthias Brehme
Gerhard Dietrich
Werner Dolling
Erwin Koppe
Siegfried Fulle
Peter Weber
Individual all-around
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  Mikhail Voronin   Shuji Tsurumi   Akinori Nakayama
Floor
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  Akinori Nakayama   Yukio Endo   Franco Menichelli
Pommel horse
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  Miroslav Cerar   Mikhail Voronin   Takeshi Katō
Rings
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  Mikhail Voronin   Akinori Nakayama   Franco Menichelli
Vault
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  Haruhiro Matsuda   Takeshi Katō   Akinori Nakayama
Parallel bars
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  Sergei Diomidov   Mikhail Voronin   Miroslav Cerar
Horizontal bar
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  Akinori Nakayama   Yukio Endo   Takashi Mitsukuri
Women
Team all-around
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  Czechoslovakia
Věra Čáslavská
Jaroslava Sedláčková
Marianna Krajčírová
Jana Kubičková
Bohumila Řimnáčová
Jindra Košťálová
  Soviet Union
Natalia Kuchinskaya
Larisa Petrik
Zinaida Druzhinina
Larisa Latynina
Polina Astakhova
Olga Kharlova
  Japan
Keiko Ikeda
Taki Shibuya
Hiroko Ikenada
Taniko Mitsukuri
Yasuko Furuyama
Mitsuko Kandori
Individual all-around
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  Věra Čáslavská   Natalia Kuchinskaya   Keiko Ikeda
Vault
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  Věra Čáslavská   Erika Zuchold   Natalia Kuchinskaya
Uneven bars
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  Natalia Kuchinskaya   Keiko Ikeda   Taniko Mitsukuri
Balance beam
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  Natalia Kuchinskaya   Věra Čáslavská   Larisa Petrik
Floor
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  Natalia Kuchinskaya   Věra Čáslavská   Zinaida Druzhinina

MedalsEdit

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1  Soviet Union (URS)65314
2  Japan (JPN)46717
3  Czechoslovakia (TCH)3205
4  Yugoslavia (YUG)1012
5  East Germany (GDR)0112
6  Italy (ITA)0022
Totals (6 nations)14141442

MenEdit

Team competitionEdit

Rank Team Compulsory Optional Total
    Japan 287.850 287.300 575.150
    Soviet Union 285.900 285.000 570.900
    East Germany 278.800 282.200 561.000
4   Czechoslovakia 275.800 275.400 551.200
5   Poland 274.200 276.400 550.600
6   United States 273.850 276.550 550.400
7   Yugoslavia 271.400 276.750 548.150
8   West Germany 273.200 274.800 548.000
9   Italy 273.450 272.550 546.000
10   France 272.350 272.900 545.250
11   Finland 267.750 273.750 541.700
12   Sweden 270.600 270.500 541.100
13   Hungary 262.150 268.100 530.250
14   Norway 258.100 266.850 524.950
15   Cuba 256.850 257.350 514.200
16   Spain 252.350 259.300 511.650
17   Great Britain 253.850 255.200 509.050
18   Canada 243.800 254.950 498.750
19   Austria 242.550 250.100 492.650
20   New Zealand 212.050 217.100 429.150

All-aroundEdit

Rank Gymnast Compulsory Optional score Total
    Mikhail Voronin (URS) 57.900 58.250 116.150
    Shuji Tsurumi (JPN) 57.750 57.500 115.250
    Akinori Nakayama (JPN) 57.000 57.960 114.950
4   Miroslav Cerar (YUG) 57.150 57.600 114.750
5   Franco Menichelli (ITA) 57.200 57.450 114.650
6   Takashi Kato (JPN) 57.150 57.450 114.600
7   Yukio Endo (JPN) 57.550 56.800 114.350
8   Takashi Mitsukuri (JPN) 57.100 57.000 114.100
9   Matthias Brehme (GDR) 56.750 57.300 114.050
10   Haruhiro Matsuda (JPN) 57.250 56.600 113.850
11   Sergei Diomidov (URS) 57.600 55.650 113.250
12   Valery Kerdemelidi (URS) 56.450 56.450 112.900

Floor ExerciseEdit

Rank Gymnast Score Prelim score Total
    Akinori Nakayama (JPN) 9.750 9.650 19.400
    Yukio Endo (JPN) 9.700 9.675 19.375
    Franco Menichelli (ITA) 9.650 9.650 19.300
4   Takeshi Katō (JPN) 9.650 9.575 19.225
5   Valery Karasyov (URS) 9.450 9.550 19.000
6   Shuji Tsurumi (JPN) 9.300 9.575 18.875

Pommel HorseEdit

Rank Gymnast Score Prelim score Total
    Miroslav Cerar (YUG) 9.800 9.725 19.525
    Mikhail Voronin (URS) 9.700 9.625 19.325
    Takeshi Katō (JPN) 9.600 9.525 19.125
4   Matthias Brehme (GDR) 9.500 9.525 19.025
5   Shuji Tsurumi (JPN) 9.500 9.500 19.000
6   Olli Laiho (FIN) 9.250 9.550 18.800

RingsEdit

Rank Gymnast Score Prelim score Total
    Mikhail Voronin (URS) 9.900 9.850 19.750
    Akinori Nakayama (JPN) 9.750 9.750 19.500
    Franco Menichelli (ITA) 9.800 9.675 19.475
4   Takeshi Katō (JPN) 9.650 9.650 19.300
5   Sergei Diomidov (URS) 9.550 9.650 19.200
6   Shuji Tsurumi (JPN) 3.000 9.650 12.650

VaultEdit

Rank Gymnast Score Prelim score Total
    Haruhiro Matsuda (JPN) 9.675 9.750 19.425
    Takeshi Katō (JPN) 9.650 9.675 19.325
    Akinori Nakayama (JPN) 9.500 9.550 19.050
4   Yukio Endo (JPN) 9.125 9.575 18.700
5   Mikhail Voronin (URS) 9.100 9.550 18.650
6   Shuji Tsurumi (JPN) 0.000 9.600 9.600

Parallel BarsEdit

Rank Gymnast Score Prelim score Total
    Sergei Diamidov (URS) 9.750 9.800 19.550
    Mikhail Voronin (URS) 9.700 9.700 19.400
    Miroslav Cerar (YUG) 9.700 9.650 19.350
4   Franco Menichelli (ITA) 9.600 9.625 19.225
5   Matthias Brehme (GDR) 9.600 9.600 19.200
6   Shuji Tsurumi (JPN) 0.000 9.625 9.625

Horizontal BarEdit

Rank Gymnast Score Prelim score Total
    Akinori Nakayama (JPN) 9.900 9.775 19.675
    Yukio Endo (JPN) 9.800 9.800 19.600
    Takashi Mitsukuri (JPN) 9.700 9.725 19.425
4   Miroslav Cerar (YUG) 9.700 9.700 19.400
4   Mikhail Voronin (URS) 9.700 9.700 19.400
6   Shuji Tsurumi (JPN) 0.000 9.675 9.675

WomenEdit

Team competitionEdit

Rank Team Compulsory Optional Total
    Czechoslovakia 190.995 192.630 383.625
    Soviet Union 191.358 192.229 383.587
    Japan 190.894 190.029 380.923
4   East Germany 187.494 190.324 377.818
5   Hungary 186.527 187.362 373.889
6   United States 182.360 185.260 367.620
7   France 183.193 183.225 366.418
8   Bulgaria 182.694 183.661 366.355
9   Sweden 181.429 181.662 363.091
10   West Germany 181.093 181.859 362.952
11   Poland 180.526 182.394 362.920
12   Norway 173.127 179.962 252.089
13   Yugoslavia 174.125 175.528 349.653
14   Netherlands 172.660 176.328 348.988
15   Canada 173.461 172.693 346.154
16   Israel 168.662 174.660 343.322
17   Great Britain 165.293 173.360 338.653
18   New Zealand 168.459 169.893 338.352
19   South Africa 168.693 166.761 335.454
20   Cuba 168.894 165.026 333.920
21   Finland 166.061 166.295 332.356
22   Austria 161.228 168.825 330.053

All-aroundEdit

Rank Gymnast Compulsory Optional score Total
    Věra Čáslavská (TCH) 39.032 39.266 78.298
    Natalia Kuchinskaya (URS) 38.865 39.232 78.097
    Keiko Ikeda (JPN) 38.599 38.398 76.997
4   Erika Zuchold (GDR) 38.265 38.331 76.596
5   Jaroslava Sedláčková (TCH) 38.099 38.366 76.465
6   Larisa Petrik (URS) 37.966 38.400 76.366
7   Marianna Némethová-Krajčírová (TCH) 37.999 38.222 76.332
8   Jana Kubičková (TCH) 37.933 38.299 76.232
9   Taki Shibuya (JPN) 38.232 37.933 76.165
10   Zinaida Druzhinina (URS) 37.831 38.333 76.164
11   Larisa Latynina (URS) 38.099 37.999 76.098
12   Hiroko Ikenada (JPN) 38.266 37.733 75.999

VaultEdit

Rank Gymnast Score Prelim score Total
    Věra Čáslavská (TCH) 9.783 9.750 19.583
    Erika Zuchold (GDR) 9.733 9.666 19.399
    Natalia Kuchinskaya (URS) 9.666 9.650 19.316
4   Ute Starke (GDR) 9.666 9.550 19.216
5   Jana Kubičková (TCH) 9.633 9.566 19.199
6   Hiroko Ikenada (JPN) 9.600 9.550 19.150

Uneven BarsEdit

Rank Gymnast Score Prelim score Total
    Natalia Kuchinskaya (URS) 9.800 9.816 19.616
    Keiko Ikeda (JPN) 9.766 9.800 19.566
    Taniko Mitsukuri (JPN) 9.800 9.716 19.516
4   Věra Čáslavská (TCH) 9.666 9.816 19.482
5   Polina Astakhova (URS) 9.700 9.716 19.146
6   Taki Shibuya (JPN) 9.600 9.733 19.333

Balance BeamEdit

Rank Gymnast Score Prelim score Total
    Natalia Kuchinskaya (URS) 9.900 9.750 19.650
    Věra Čáslavská (TCH) 9.600 9.733 19.333
    Larisa Petrik (URS) 9.600 9.650 19.250
4   Keiko Ikeda (JPN) 9.700 9.533 19.233
5   Anikó Ducza-Jánosi (HUN) 9.633 9.600 19.233
6   Jaroslava Sedláčková (TCH) 9.600 9.583 19.183

Floor ExerciseEdit

Rank Gymnast Score Prelim score Total
    Natalia Kuchinskaya (URS) 9.900 9.833 19.733
    Věra Čáslavská (TCH) 9.833 9.850 19.683
    Zinaida Druzhinina (URS) 9.933 9.733 19.666
4   Larisa Petrik (URS) 9.766 9.650 19.416
5   Jana Kubičková (TCH) 9.700 9.663 19.363
6   Yasuko Furuyama (JPN) 9.666 9.650 19.316

ReferencesEdit