Gymnastics at the 1956 Summer Olympics – Men's horizontal bar

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Men's horizontal bar
at the Games of the XVI Olympiad
Gold medal    Japan
Silver medal    Soviet Union
Bronze medal    Japan
«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 men's horizontal bar competition, one of eight events for male competitors in artistic gymnastics at the 1956 Summer Olympics in Melbourne.



Sixty three 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  Takashi Ono (JPN) 9.750 9.850 19.600
Silver medal icon.svg  Yuri Titov (URS) 9.700 9.700 19.400
Bronze medal icon.svg  Masao Takemoto (JPN) 9.700 9.600 19.300
4  Viktor Chukarin (URS) 9.550 9.700 19.250
4  Pavel Stolbov (URS) 9.550 9.700 19.250
6  Helmut Bantz (EUA) 9.500 9.650 19.150