Artistic gymnastics at the Summer Olympics

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Artistic gymnastics has been contested at the Summer Olympics since the first modern Olympic games in Athens. Thirty-three distinct nations have won medals at the Olympics. Athletes representing the former Soviet Union have captured 200 medals (including medals won by the Unified Team at Barcelona), almost 25% of the total medal count; Athletes representing Japan, the United States, Germany, and Romania have captured a further 35% of awarded medals in artistic gymnastics.

Events[edit]

Men[edit]

Event 96 00 04 08 12 20 24 28 32 36 48 52 56 60 64 68 72 76 80 84 88 92 96 00 04 08 Years
All-around, Team - - X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X 24
All-around, Individual - X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X 25
Floor exercise - - - - - - - - X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X 18
Horizontal bar X - X - - - X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X 22
Parallel bars X - X - - - X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X 22
Pommel horse X - X - - - X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X 22
Rings X - X - - - X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X 22
Vault X - X - - - X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X 22
Rope climbing X - X - - - X - X - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 4
Club swinging - - X - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 1
Horizontal bar, Team X - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 1
Parallel bars, Team X - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 1
Free system, Team - - - - X X - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 2
Swedish system, Team - - - - X X - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 2
Combined - - X - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 1
Triathlon - - X - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 1
Indian clubs - - - - - - - - X - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 1
Sidehorse vault - - - - - - X - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 1
Tumbling - - - - - - - - X - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 1
Events 8 1 11 2 4 4 9 7 11 8 8 8 8 8 8 8 8 8 8 8 8 8 8 8 8 8

Women[edit]

Event 96 00 04 08 12 20 24 28 32 36 48 52 56 60 64 68 72 76 80 84 88 92 96 00 04 08 Years
All-around, Team - - - - - - - X - X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X 18
All-around, Individual - - - - - - - - - - - X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X 15
Vault - - - - - - - - - - - X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X 15
Uneven bars - - - - - - - - - - - X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X 15
Balance beam - - - - - - - - - - - X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X 15
Floor exercise - - - - - - - - - - - X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X 15
Team, portable apparatus - - - - - - - - - - - X X - - - - - - - - - - - - - 2
Events 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 7 7 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 6

Medal table[edit]

Men[edit]

 Rank  Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  Soviet Union (URS) 39 38 17 94
2  Japan (JPN) 28 29 32 89
3  United States (USA) 23 19 18 60
4  Switzerland (SUI) 16 19 13 48
5  Italy (ITA) 14 4 8 26
6  Germany (GER) 11 7 11 29
7  China (CHN) 10 10 6 26
8  Finland (FIN) 8 5 12 25
9  Hungary (HUN) 7 5 4 16
10  Unified Team (EUN) 6 4 2 12
11  Yugoslavia (YUG) 5 2 4 11
12  Russia (RUS) 4 3 6 13
13  Greece (GRE) 4 3 2 9
14  Sweden (SWE) 4 1 0 5
15  Czechoslovakia (TCH) 3 7 9 19
16  East Germany (GDR) 3 3 10 16
17  France (FRA) 2 9 7 18
18  Bulgaria (BUL) 2 2 5 9
19  Ukraine (UKR) 2 1 2 5
20  Spain (ESP) 2 0 0 2
21  Romania (ROU) 1 4 4 9
22  Denmark (DEN) 1 2 1 4
 Norway (NOR) 1 2 1 4
24  Latvia (LAT) 1 1 0 2
25  Unified Team of Germany (EUA) 1 0 1 2
26  Canada (CAN) 1 0 0 1
 North Korea (PRK) 1 0 0 1
28  South Korea (KOR) 0 3 4 7
29  Belgium (BEL) 0 1 1 2
 Great Britain (GBR) 0 1 1 2
 Poland (POL) 0 1 1 2
32  Belarus (BLR) 0 0 4 4
33  West Germany (FRG) 0 0 1 1

Women[edit]

 Rank  Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  Soviet Union (URS) 33 29 26 88
2  Romania (ROU) 22 15 20 57
3  United States (USA) 5 10 10 25
4  Hungary (HUN) 7 6 10 23
5  Czechoslovakia (TCH) 9 6 1 16
6  Russia (RUS) 4 5 4 13
7  East Germany (GDR) 3 10 7 20
8  China (CHN) 3 4 5 12
9  Unified Team (EUN) 3 1 2 6
10  Ukraine (UKR) 2 1 0 3
11  Sweden (SWE) 1 1 1 3
12  France (FRA) 1 0 0 1
 Germany (GER) 1 0 0 1
 Netherlands (NED) 1 0 0 1
15  Unified Team of Germany (EUA) 0 1 0 1
 Italy (ITA) 0 1 0 1
17  Bulgaria (BUL) 0 0 1 1
 Great Britain (GBR) 0 0 1 1
 Japan (JPN) 0 0 1 1
 Poland (POL) 0 0 1 1
 Spain (ESP) 0 0 1 1

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