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Gymnastics at the 1952 Summer Olympics

Gymnastics at the 1952 Summer Olympics was represented by 15 events: 7 for women and 8 for men. All events were held between July 19 and July 24 in the Messuhalli building in Helsinki. Men's events were held in Exhibition Hall I while women's events were contested in the smaller Exhibition Hall II.

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Medal summaryEdit

Men's eventsEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Individual all-around
details
Viktor Chukarin
  Soviet Union
Hrant Shahinyan
  Soviet Union
Josef Stalder
  Switzerland
Team all-around
details
  Soviet Union (URS)
Vladimir Belyakov
Iosif Berdiev
Viktor Chukarin
Yevgeny Korolkov
Dmytro Leonkin
Valentin Muratov
Mikhail Perelman
Hrant Shahinyan
  Switzerland (SUI)
Hans Eugster
Ernst Fivian
Ernst Gebendinger
Jack Günthard
Hans Schwarzentruber
Josef Stalder
Melchior Thalmann
Jean Tschabold
  Finland (FIN)
Paavo Aaltonen
Kalevi Laitinen
Onni Lappalainen
Kaino Lempinen
Berndt Lindfors
Olavi Rove
Heikki Savolainen
Kalevi Viskari
Floor exercise
details
William Thoresson
  Sweden
Jerzy Jokiel
  Poland
Tadao Uesako
  Japan
none awarded
Horizontal bar
details
Jack Günthard
  Switzerland
Josef Stalder
  Switzerland
Alfred Schwarzmann
  Germany
none awarded
Parallel bars
details
Hans Eugster
  Switzerland
Viktor Chukarin
  Soviet Union
Josef Stalder
  Switzerland
Pommel horse
details
Viktor Chukarin
  Soviet Union
Hrant Shahinyan
  Soviet Union
Yevgeny Korolkov
  Soviet Union
none awarded
Rings
details
Hrant Shahinyan
  Soviet Union
Viktor Chukarin
  Soviet Union
Dmytro Leonkin
  Soviet Union
Hans Eugster
  Switzerland
Vault
details
Viktor Chukarin
  Soviet Union
Masao Takemoto
  Japan
Takashi Ono
  Japan
Tadao Uesako
  Japan

Women's eventsEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Individual all-around
details
Maria Gorokhovskaya
  Soviet Union
Nina Bocharova
  Soviet Union
Margit Korondi
  Hungary
Team all-around
details
  Soviet Union (URS)
Nina Bocharova
Pelageya Danilova
Maria Gorokhovskaya
Ekaterina Kalinchuk
Galina Minaicheva
Galina Shamrai
Galina Urbanovich
Medea Jugeli
  Hungary (HUN)
Andrea Bodó
Irén Daruházi-Karcsics
Erzsébet Gulyás-Köteles
Ágnes Keleti
Margit Korondi
Edit Perényi-Weckinger
Olga Tass
Mária Kövi-Zalai
  Czechoslovakia (TCH)
Hana Bobková
Alena Chadimová
Jana Rabasová
Alena Reichová
Matylda Šínová
Božena Srncová
Věra Vančurová
Eva Věchtová
Balance beam
details
Nina Bocharova
  Soviet Union
Maria Gorokhovskaya
  Soviet Union
Margit Korondi
  Hungary
Floor exercise
details
Ágnes Keleti
  Hungary
Maria Gorokhovskaya
  Soviet Union
Margit Korondi
  Hungary
Uneven bars
details
Margit Korondi
  Hungary
Maria Gorokhovskaya
  Soviet Union
Ágnes Keleti
  Hungary
Vault
details
Ekaterina Kalinchuk
  Soviet Union
Maria Gorokhovskaya
  Soviet Union
Galina Minaicheva
  Soviet Union
Team, portable apparatus
details
  Sweden (SWE)
Karin Lindberg
Ann-Sofi Pettersson
Evy Berggren
Gun Roring
Göta Pettersson
Ingrid Sandahl
Hjördis Nordin
Vanja Blomberg
  Soviet Union (URS)
Maria Gorokhovskaya
Nina Bocharova
Galina Minaicheva
Galina Urbanovich
Pelageva Danilova
Galina Shamrai
Medea Jugeli
Ekaterina Kalinchuk
  Hungary (HUN)
Margit Korondi
Ágnes Keleti
Edit Perényi-Weckinger
Olga Tass
Erzsébet Gulyás-Köteles
Mária Kövi-Zalai
Andrea Bodó
Irén Daruházi-Karcsics

Medal tableEdit

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1  Soviet Union (URS)911222
2  Switzerland (SUI)2237
3  Hungary (HUN)2158
4  Sweden (SWE)2002
5  Japan (JPN)0224
6  Germany (GER)0101
  Poland (POL)0101
8  Czechoslovakia (TCH)0011
  Finland (FIN)0011
Totals (9 nations)15181447


See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • The Official Report of the Organizing Committee for the Games of the XV Olympiad. Porvoo: Werner Södreström Osakeyhtiö. 1955.
  • "1952 Olympic Games". Gymn-Forum.com. Retrieved April 15, 2006.[dead link]