Gymnastics at the 1964 Summer Olympics

At the 1964 Summer Olympics, fourteen different artistic gymnastics events were contested, eight for men and six for women. All events were held at the Tokyo Metropolitan Gymnasium in Tokyo from 18 October through 23 October.[1]

Gymnastics
at the Games of the XVIII Olympiad
1964 Olympics gymnastics stamp of Japan.jpg
Gymnastics at the 1964 Olympics on a stamp of Japan
VenueTokyo Metropolitan Gymnasium
Dates18 October – 23 October 1964
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The scoring in all the events was the same, as for gymnastics events at the previous Olympics. Six best gymnasts on the apparatus in the team competition (by sum of two scores - for compulsory and optional routine) qualified for that apparatus finals. Each of the women's events was judged by five judges. The highest and lowest marks were dropped and an average of three remaining ones constituted the score. Each of the men's events were judged by four judges. The highest and lowest marks were dropped and an average of two remaining ones constituted the score.

ResultsEdit

Men's eventsEdit

Games Gold Silver Bronze
Individual all-around
details
Yukio Endo
  Japan
Viktor Lisitsky
  Soviet Union
Boris Shakhlin
  Soviet Union
Shuji Tsurumi
  Japan
none awarded
Team all-around
details
  Japan (JPN)
Yukio Endo
Takuji Hayata
Takashi Mitsukuri
Takashi Ono
Shuji Tsurumi
Haruhiro Yamashita
  Soviet Union (URS)
Sergey Diomidov
Viktor Leontev
Viktor Lisitsky
Boris Shakhlin
Yuri Titov
Yuri Tsapenko
  United Team of Germany (EUA)
Siegfried Fülle
Philipp Fürst
Erwin Koppe
Klaus Köste
Günter Lyhs
Peter Weber
Floor exercise
details
Franco Menichelli
  Italy
Yukio Endo
  Japan
Viktor Lisitsky
  Soviet Union
none awarded
Horizontal bar
details
Boris Shakhlin
  Soviet Union
Yuri Titov
  Soviet Union
Miroslav Cerar
  Yugoslavia
Parallel bars
details
Yukio Endo
  Japan
Shuji Tsurumi
  Japan
Franco Menichelli
  Italy
Pommel horse
details
Miroslav Cerar
  Yugoslavia
Shuji Tsurumi
  Japan
Yuri Tsapenko
  Soviet Union
Rings
details
Takuji Hayata
  Japan
Franco Menichelli
  Italy
Boris Shakhlin
  Soviet Union
Vault
details
Haruhiro Yamashita
  Japan
Viktor Lisitsky
  Soviet Union
Hannu Rantakari
  Finland

Women'sEdit

Games Gold Silver Bronze
Individual all-around
details
Věra Čáslavská
  Czechoslovakia
Larisa Latynina
  Soviet Union
Polina Astakhova
  Soviet Union
Team all-around
details
  Soviet Union (URS)
Polina Astakhova
Lyudmila Gromova
Larisa Latynina
Tamara Manina
Elena Volchetskaya
Tamara Zamotaylova
  Czechoslovakia (TCH)
Věra Čáslavská
Marianna Krajčírová
Jana Posnerová
Hana Růžičková
Jaroslava Sedláčková
Adolfína Tkačíková
  Japan (JPN)
Toshiko Aihara
Ginko Chiba
Keiko Ikeda
Taniko Nakamura
Kiyoko Ono
Hiroko Tsuji
Balance beam
details
Věra Čáslavská
  Czechoslovakia
Tamara Manina
  Soviet Union
Larisa Latynina
  Soviet Union
Floor exercise
details
Larisa Latynina
  Soviet Union
Polina Astakhova
  Soviet Union
Anikó Ducza
  Hungary
Uneven bars
details
Polina Astakhova
  Soviet Union
Katalin Makray
  Hungary
Larisa Latynina
  Soviet Union
Vault
details
Věra Čáslavská
  Czechoslovakia
Larisa Latynina
  Soviet Union
Birgit Radochla
  United Team of Germany
None awarded

Medal tableEdit

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1  Japan (JPN)54110
2  Soviet Union (URS)410519
3  Czechoslovakia (TCH)3104
4  Italy (ITA)1113
5  Yugoslavia (YUG)1012
6  Hungary (HUN)0112
  United Team of Germany (EUA)0112
8  Finland (FIN)0011
Totals (8 nations)14181143

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Gymnastics at the 1964 Tokyo Summer Games". Sports Reference. Archived from the original on 17 April 2020. Retrieved 1 August 2019.

External linksEdit

Coordinates: 35°40′47″N 139°42′45″E / 35.6797°N 139.7125°E / 35.6797; 139.7125