Gymnastics at the 1952 Summer Olympics

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Gymnastics at the 1952 Summer Olympics was represented by 15 events: 7 for women and 8 for men. All events were held between July 19 and July 24 in the Messuhalli building in Helsinki. Men's events were held in Exhibition Hall I while women's events were contested in the smaller Exhibition Hall II.

Medal summary[edit]

Men's events[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Team all-around
details
 Soviet Union (URS)
Vladimir Belyakov
Iosif Berdiev
Viktor Chukarin
Yevgeny Korolkov
Dmytro Leonkin
Valentin Muratov
Mikhail Perelman
Hrant Shahinyan
 Switzerland (SUI)
Hans Eugster
Ernst Fivian
Ernst Gebendinger
Jack Günthard
Hans Schwarzentruber
Josef Stalder
Melchior Thalmann
Jean Tschabold
 Finland (FIN)
Paavo Aaltonen
Kalevi Laitinen
Onni Lappalainen
Kaino Lempinen
Berndt Lindfors
Olavi Rove
Heikki Savolainen
Kalevi Viskari
Individual all-around
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 Viktor Chukarin
Soviet Union (URS)
 Hrant Shahinyan
Soviet Union (URS)
 Josef Stalder
Switzerland (SUI)
Floor
details
 William Thoresson
Sweden (SWE)
 Jerzy Jokiel
Poland (POL)
 Tadao Uesako
Japan (JPN)
none awarded
Pommel horse
details
 Viktor Chukarin
Soviet Union (URS)
 Hrant Shahinyan
Soviet Union (URS)
 Yevgeny Korolkov
Soviet Union (URS)
none awarded
Rings
details
 Hrant Shahinyan
Soviet Union (URS)
 Viktor Chukarin
Soviet Union (URS)
 Dmytro Leonkin
Soviet Union (URS)
 Hans Eugster
Switzerland (SUI)
Vault
details
 Viktor Chukarin
Soviet Union (URS)
 Masao Takemoto
Japan (JPN)
 Takashi Ono
Japan (JPN)
 Tadao Uesako
Japan (JPN)
Parallel bars
details
 Hans Eugster
Switzerland (SUI)
 Viktor Chukarin
Soviet Union (URS)
 Josef Stalder
Switzerland (SUI)
Horizontal bar
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 Jack Günthard
Switzerland (SUI)
 Josef Stalder
Switzerland (SUI)
 Alfred Schwarzmann
Germany (GER)
none awarded

Women's events[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Team all-around
details
 Soviet Union (URS)
Nina Bocharova
Pelageya Danilova
Maria Gorokhovskaya
Ekaterina Kalinchuk
Galina Minaicheva
Galina Shamrai
Galina Urbanovich
Medeya Jugeli
 Hungary (HUN)
Andrea Bodó
Irén Daruházi-Karcsics
Erzsébet Gulyás-Köteles
Ágnes Keleti
Margit Korondi
Edit Parényi-Weckinger
Olga Tass
Mária Kövi-Zalai
 Czechoslovakia (TCH)
Hana Bobková
Alena Chadimová
Jana Rabasová
Alena Reichová
Matylda Šínová
Božena Srncová
Věra Vančurová
Eva Věchtová
Individual all-around
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 Maria Gorokhovskaya
Soviet Union (URS)
 Nina Bocharova
Soviet Union (URS)
 Margit Korondi
Hungary (HUN)
Vault
details
 Ekaterina Kalinchuk
Soviet Union (URS)
 Maria Gorokhovskaya
Soviet Union (URS)
 Galina Minaicheva
Soviet Union (URS)
Uneven bars
details
 Margit Korondi
Hungary (HUN)
 Maria Gorokhovskaya
Soviet Union (URS)
 Ágnes Keleti
Hungary (HUN)
Balance beam
details
 Nina Bocharova
Soviet Union (URS)
 Maria Gorokhovskaya
Soviet Union (URS)
 Margit Korondi
Hungary (HUN)
Floor
details
 Ágnes Keleti
Hungary (HUN)
 Maria Gorokhovskaya
Soviet Union (URS)
 Margit Korondi
Hungary (HUN)
Team, portable apparatus
details
 Sweden (SWE)
Karin Lindberg
Ann-Sofi Pettersson
Evy Berggren
Gun Roring
Göta Pettersson
Ingrid Sandahl
Hjördis Nordin
Vanja Blomberg
 Soviet Union (URS)
Maria Gorokhovskaya
Nina Bocharova
Galina Minaicheva
Galina Urbanovich
Pelageva Danilova
Galina Shamrai
Medeya Jugeli
Ekaterina Kalinchuk
 Hungary (HUN)
Margit Korondi
Ágnes Keleti
Edit Parényi-Weckinger
Olga Tass
Erzsébet Gulyás-Köteles
Mária Kövi-Zalai
Andrea Bodó
Irén Daruházi-Karcsics

Medal table[edit]

 Rank  Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  Soviet Union (URS) 9 11 2 22
2  Switzerland (SUI) 2 2 3 7
3  Hungary (HUN) 2 1 5 8
4  Sweden (SWE) 2 0 0 2
5  Japan (JPN) 0 2 2 4
6  Poland (POL) 0 1 0 1
 Germany (GER) 0 1 0 1
8  Czechoslovakia (TCH) 0 0 1 1
 Finland (FIN) 0 0 1 1

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