Gymnastics at the 1959 Pan American Games

Men's and women's gymnastics events were held at the 1959 Pan American Games in Chicago, United States.[1][2][3][4]

Gymnastics at the III Pan American Games
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Medal tableEdit

  *   Host nation (United States)

RankNOCGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1  United States (USA)*14111136
2  Canada (CAN)46515
3  Mexico (MEX)1102
4  Argentina (ARG)0011
Totals (4 NOCs)19181754

MedalistsEdit

Artistic gymnasticsEdit

Men's eventsEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Individual all-around[5]
details
John Beckner
  United States
Abraham Grossfeld
  United States
Don Tonry
  United States
Team all-around[5]
details
  United States (USA)
John Beckner
Donald Tonry
Gregor Weiss
Abraham Grossfeld
Garland O'Quinn
Jamile Ashmore
  Canada (CAN)
Richard Montpetit
Carl Girard
Hans Gerbig
Dieter Weichort
Nino Marion
William Vennels
  Argentina (ARG)
Juan Caviglia
Ricardo Licenziato
Cesar Bonoris
Martín Carranza
Bautista di Giacomo
José Flecha
Floor exercise[5]
details
Abraham Grossfeld
  United States
Jamile Ashmore
  United States
Don Tonry
  United States
Pommel horse[5]
details
Gregor Weiss
  United States
Richard Montpetit
  Canada
John Beckner
  United States
Garland O'Quinn
  United States
Rings[5]
details
Jamile Ashmore
  United States
Abraham Grossfeld
  United States
N/A Nino Marion
  Canada
Vault[5]
details
John Beckner
  United States
Richard Montpetit
  Canada
Gregor Weiss
  United States
N/A
Parallel bars[5]
details
John Beckner
  United States
Gregor Weiss
  United States
Don Tonry
  United States
Horizontal bar[5]
details
Abraham Grossfeld
  United States
John Beckner
  United States
Don Tonry
  United States

Women's eventsEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Individual all-around[5]
details
Ernestine Russell
  Canada
Betty Maycock
  United States
Marie-Claire Larsen
  Canada
Team all-around[5]
details
  United States (USA)
Betty Maycock
Cassie Collawn
Theresa Montefusco
Sharon Phelps
Judy Klauser
Sharon Richardson
  Canada (CAN)
Ernestine Russell
Marie-Claire Larsen
Louise Parker
Leissa Kroll
Rosemary Ripley
Margaret Schran
N/A
Vault[5]
details
Ernestine Russell
  Canada
Betty Maycock
  United States
Louise Parker
  Canada
Uneven bars[5]
details
Ernestine Russell
  Canada
Theresa Montefusco
  United States
Marie-Claire Larsen
  Canada
Balance beam[5]
details
Ernestine Russell
  Canada
Betty Maycock
  United States
Cassie Collawn
  United States
Floor exercise[5]
details
Theresa Montefusco
  United States
Ernestine Russell
  Canada
Sharon Phelps
  United States

Club swingingEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Men's club swinging[5]
details
Francisco Alvarez
  Mexico
Porfirio Rivera
  Mexico
Ronald Munn
  United States

Rope climbingEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Men's rope climbing[5]
details
Garvin Smith
  United States
Nino Marion
  Canada
Richard Montpetit
  Canada

Trampoline and tumblingEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Men's individual trampoline[5]
details
Ronald Munn
  United States
Harold Holmes
  United States
Abraham Grossfeld
  United States
Men's individual tumbling[5]
details
Harold Holmes
  United States
Jamile Ashmore
  United States
Abraham Grossfeld
  United States

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Olderr, Steven (2009). The Pan American Games: A Statistical History, 1951-1999, bilingual edition. McFarland & Company. ISBN 0786443367. ISBN 9780786443369
  2. ^ "Men's and Women's Pan American Games Results". usagym.org. USA Gymnastics. Archived from the original on 2016-08-07.
  3. ^ "Hickok Sports: Pan American Games Gymnastics Medalists". Archived from the original on 2011-11-13. Retrieved 2019-08-04.
  4. ^ "Sports 123: Gymnastics". Archived from the original on 2011-10-07. Retrieved 2019-08-04.CS1 maint: BOT: original-url status unknown (link)
  5. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r Cunha, Odir (2009). Heróis da América: História completa dos Jogos Pan-Americanos (in Portuguese). São Paulo: Planeta. p. 415. ISBN 978-8576652809.