Gymnastics at the 1896 Summer Olympics – Men's vault

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Men's vault
at the Games of the I Olympiad
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Carl Schuhmann on the vault
Venue Panathinaiko Stadium
Date April 9
Competitors 15 from 5 nations
Medalists
Gold medal 
Silver medal 
Bronze medal 
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Gymnastics at the
1896 Summer Olympics
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Parallel bars   men
Horizontal bar men
Vault men
Pommel horse men
Rings men
Rope climbing men
Team parallel bars men
Team horizontal bar men

The men's vault was one of the eight gymnastics events on the Gymnastics at the 1896 Summer Olympics programme. The third event, it was held on 9 April. 15 athletes from five nations competed. The Germans captured the gold and bronze medals, while Zutter won the silver for Switzerland.

Results[edit]

Place Athlete
1  Carl Schuhmann (GER)
2  Louis Zutter (SUI)
3  Hermann Weingärtner (GER)
-  Konrad Böcker (GER)
 Charles Champaud (BUL)
 Alfred Flatow (GER)
 Gustav Flatow (GER)
 Georg Hillmar (GER)
 Gyula Kakas (HUN)
 Fritz Manteuffel (GER)
 Karl Neukirch (GER)
 Richard Röstel (GER)
 Gustav Schuft (GER)
 Henrik Sjöberg (SWE)
 Desiderius Wein (HUN)

References[edit]

  • Lampros, S.P.; Polites, N.G.; De Coubertin, Pierre; Philemon, P.J.; & Anninos, C. (1897). The Olympic Games: BC 776 – AD 1896. Athens: Charles Beck.  (Digitally available at [1])
  • Mallon, Bill; & Widlund, Ture (1998). The 1896 Olympic Games. Results for All Competitors in All Events, with Commentary. Jefferson: McFarland. ISBN 0-7864-0379-9.  (Excerpt available at [2])
  • Smith, Michael Llewellyn (2004). Olympics in Athens 1896. The Invention of the Modern Olympic Games. London: Profile Books. ISBN 1-86197-342-X.