Gymnastics at the 1956 Summer Olympics – Women's floor

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Women's floor
at the Games of the XVI Olympiad
Gold medal    Hungary
Gold medal    Soviet Union
Bronze medal    Romania
«1952 1960»
Gymnastics at the
1956 Summer Olympics
Team all-around   men   women
Team Portable

Individual all-around men women
Vault men women
Floor men women
Pommel horse men
Rings men
Parallel bars men
Horizontal bar men
Uneven bars women
Balance beam women

These are the results of the women's floor competition, one of six events for female competitors in artistic gymnastics at the 1956 Summer Olympics in Melbourne.



Sixty five gymnasts competed in the compulsory and optional rounds of the team competition. The top scorers in the team competition won the individual medals. There was no separate competition for individual apparatus.


Rank Gymnast C V Total
Gold medal icon.svg  Ágnes Keleti (HUN) 9.266 9.466 18.733
Gold medal icon.svg  Larisa Latynina (URS) 9.266 9.466 18.733
Bronze medal icon.svg  Elena Leuşteanu (ROU) 9.266 9.433 18.700
4  Eva Bosáková (TCH) 9.233 9.333 18.566
4  Keiko Tanaka-Ikeda (JPN) 9.300 9.266 18.566
4  Sofia Muratova (ROU) 9.300 9.266 18.566