Gymnastics at the 1960 Summer Olympics

At the 1960 Summer Olympics, fourteen different artistic gymnastics events were contested, eight for men and six for women. All events were held in the Baths of Caracalla in Rome from September 5 through 10th.[1]

Format of competitionEdit

The scoring in the team competition and in the all-around was the same, as for gymnastics events at the previous Olympics (there was no team, portable apparatus event, however). But apart from two performances:a compulsory and an optional, which counted for both the team competition and the all-around, a gymnast, who competed in an apparatus final should show one's skills once more on the respective apparatus. For the final score ("Total" column in tables below), the compulsory routine's mark was added to the optional routine's, the result was divided by two ("Prelim" column) and added to the third routine's mark ("Final" column).

ResultsEdit

Men's eventsEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Individual all-around
details
Boris Shakhlin
  Soviet Union
Takashi Ono
  Japan
Yuri Titov
  Soviet Union
Team all-around
details
  Japan (JPN)
Nobuyuki Aihara
Yukio Endo
Takashi Mitsukuri
Takashi Ono
Masao Takemoto
Shuji Tsurumi
  Soviet Union (URS)
Albert Azaryan
Valery Kerdemilidi
Nikolai Miligulo
Vladimir Portnoi
Boris Shakhlin
Yuri Titov
  Italy (ITA)
Giovanni Carminucci
Pasquale Carminucci
Gianfranco Marzolla
Franco Menichelli
Orlando Polmonari
Angelo Vicardi
Floor exercise
details
Nobuyuki Aihara
  Japan
Yuri Titov
  Soviet Union
Franco Menichelli
  Italy
Horizontal bar
details
Takashi Ono
  Japan
Masao Takemoto
  Japan
Boris Shakhlin
  Soviet Union
Parallel bars
details
Boris Shakhlin
  Soviet Union
Giovanni Carminucci
  Italy
Takashi Ono
  Japan
Pommel horse
details
Eugen Ekman
  Finland
none awarded Shuji Tsurumi
  Japan
Boris Shakhlin
  Soviet Union
Rings
details
Albert Asaryan
  Soviet Union
Boris Shakhlin
  Soviet Union
Takashi Ono
  Japan
Velik Kapsazov
  Bulgaria
Vault
details
Boris Shakhlin
  Soviet Union
none awarded Vladimir Portnoi
  Soviet Union
Takashi Ono
  Japan

Women's eventsEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Individual all-around
details
Larisa Latynina
  Soviet Union
Sofia Muratova
  Soviet Union
Polina Astakhova
  Soviet Union
Team all-around
details
  Soviet Union (URS)
Polina Astakhova
Lidia Ivanova
Larisa Latynina
Tamara Lyukhina
Sofia Muratova
Margarita Nikolaeva
  Czechoslovakia (TCH)
Eva Bosáková
Věra Čáslavská
Matylda Matoušková
Hana Růžičková
Ludmila Švédová
Adolfína Tkačíková
  Romania (ROU)
Atanasia Ionescu
Sonia Iovan
Elena Leuşteanu
Emilia Vătăşoiu-Liţă
Elena Niculescu
Uta Poreceanu
Balance beam
details
Eva Bosáková
  Czechoslovakia
Larisa Latynina
  Soviet Union
Sofia Muratova
  Soviet Union
Floor exercise
details
Larisa Latynina
  Soviet Union
Polina Astakhova
  Soviet Union
Tamara Lyukhina
  Soviet Union
Uneven bars
details
Polina Astakhova
  Soviet Union
Larisa Latynina
  Soviet Union
Tamara Lyukhina
  Soviet Union
Vault
details
Margarita Nikolaeva
  Soviet Union
Sofia Muratova
  Soviet Union
Larisa Latynina
  Soviet Union

Medal tableEdit

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1  Soviet Union (URS)108826
2  Japan (JPN)4239
3  Czechoslovakia (TCH)1102
4  Finland (FIN)1001
5  Italy (ITA)0123
6  Bulgaria (BUL)0011
  Romania (ROU)0011
Totals (7 nations)16121543

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Gymnastics at the 1960 Rome Summer Games". Sports Reference. Retrieved 28 July 2019.

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