1962 World Artistic Gymnastics Championships

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The 15th Artistic Gymnastics World Championships were held on July 3–8, 1962 in Prague, the capital of Czechoslovakia.

Results[edit]

Men’s events[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Team all-around  Japan

Nobuyuki Aihara
Yukio Endo
Takashi Mitsukuri
Takashi Ono
Shuji Tsurumi
Haruhiro Yamashita

 Soviet Union

Valery Kerdemelidi
Viktor Leontyev
Viktor Lisitsky
Boris Shakhlin
Pavel Stolbov
Yuri Titov

 Czechoslovakia

Pavel Gajdos
Karel Klecka
Permsyl Krbec
Vaclav Kubicka
Ladislav Pazdera
Jaroslav Stastny

Individual all-around Soviet UnionYuri Titov
Soviet Union (URS)
JapanYukio Endo
Japan (JPN)
Soviet UnionBoris Shakhlin
Soviet Union (URS)
Floor JapanNobuyuki Aihara
Japan
JapanYukio Endo
Japan
none awarded ItalyFranco Menichelli
Italy
Pommel horse Socialist Federal Republic of YugoslaviaMiroslav Cerar
Yugoslavia (YUG)
Soviet UnionBoris Shakhlin
Soviet Union (URS)
ChinaYu Lifeng
China (CHN)
JapanTakashi Mitsukuri
Japan (JPN)
Rings Soviet UnionYuri Titov
Soviet Union (URS)
JapanYukio Endo
Japan (JPN)
none awarded
Soviet Union Boris Shakhlin
Soviet Union (URS)
Vault CzechoslovakiaPremysel Krbec
Czechoslovakia (TCH)
JapanHaruhiro Yamashita
Japan (JPN)
JapanYukio Endo
Japan (JPN)
Soviet UnionBoris Shakhlin
Soviet Union (URS)
Parallel bars Socialist Federal Republic of YugoslaviaMiroslav Cerar
Yugoslavia (YUG)
Soviet UnionBoris Shakhlin
Soviet Union (URS)
JapanYukio Endo
Japan (JPN)
Horizontal bar JapanTakashi Ono
Japan (JPN)
JapanYukio Endo
Japan (JPN)
none awarded
Soviet UnionPavel Stolbov
Soviet Union (URS)

Women's events[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Team all-around  Soviet Union

Polina Astakhova
Lidiya Ivanova
Larisa Latynina
Tamara Manina
Sofia Muratova
Irina Pervushina

 Czechoslovakia

Eva Bosáková
Věra Čáslavská
Libuse Cmiralova
Hana Ruzickova
Ludmila Svedova
Adolfina Tkacikova

 Japan

Ginko Abukawa
Keiko Ikeda
Taniko Nakamura
Kiyoko Ono
Toshiko Shirasu
Hiroko Tsuji

Individual all-around Soviet Union Larisa Latynina
Soviet Union (URS)
Czechoslovakia Věra Čáslavská
Czechoslovakia (TCH)
Soviet Union Irina Pervushina
Soviet Union (URS)
Vault Czechoslovakia Věra Čáslavská
Czechoslovakia (TCH)
Soviet Union Larisa Latynina
Soviet Union (URS)
Soviet Union Tamara Manina
Soviet Union (URS)
Uneven bars Soviet Union Irina Pervushina
Soviet Union (URS)
Czechoslovakia Eva Bosáková
Czechoslovakia (TCH)
Soviet Union Larisa Latynina
Soviet Union (URS)
Balance beam Czechoslovakia Eva Bosáková
Czechoslovakia (TCH)
Soviet Union Larisa Latynina
Soviet Union (URS)
Hungary Aniko Ducza
Hungary (HUN)
Japan Keiko Ikeda
Japan (JPN)
Floor Soviet Union Larisa Latynina
Soviet Union (URS)
Soviet Union Irina Pervushina
Soviet Union (URS)
Czechoslovakia Věra Čáslavská
Czechoslovakia (TCH)

Medal table[edit]

 Rank  Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  USSR 6 8 5 19
2  Japan 4 4 5 13
3  Czechoslovakia 3 3 2 8
4  Yugoslavia 2 0 0 2
5=  People's Republic of China 0 0 1 1
5=  Hungary 0 0 1 1
5=  Italy 0 0 1 1

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