Gymnastics at the 1896 Summer Olympics – Men's parallel bars

The men's parallel bars was one of eight gymnastics events on the Gymnastics at the 1896 Summer Olympics programme. The parallel bars event was held on 10 April, the seventh gymnastics event to be held. 18 gymnasts from six nations competed, with the judges announcing Alfred Flatow as the winner and Louis Zutter as the runner-up.[1]

Men's parallel bars
at the Games of the I Olympiad
VenuePanathinaiko Stadium
DateApril 10
Competitors18 from 6 nations
1st place, gold medalist(s) Alfred Flatow
2nd place, silver medalist(s) Louis Zutter
1904 →


Rank Gymnast Nation
  Alfred Flatow   Germany
  Louis Zutter   Switzerland
- Konrad Böcker   Germany
- Charles Champaud   Bulgaria
- Gustav Flatow   Germany
- Adolphe Grisel   France
- Georg Hilmar   Germany
- Gyula Kakas   Hungary
- Filippos Karvelas   Greece
- Fritz Manteuffel   Germany
- Ioannis Mitropoulos   Greece
- Karl Neukirch   Germany
- Antonios Papaigannou   Greece
- Richard Röstel   Germany
- Gustav Schuft   Germany
- Carl Schuhmann   Germany
- Desiderius Wein   Hungary
- Hermann Weingärtner   Germany


  1. ^ "Gymnastics at the 1896 Athina Summer Games: Men's Parallel Bars". Sports Reference. Archived from the original on 17 April 2020. Retrieved 10 July 2019.