Gymnastics at the 1956 Summer Olympics – Men's rings

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Men's rings
at the Games of the XVI Olympiad
Gold medal    Soviet Union
Silver medal    Soviet Union
Bronze medal    Japan
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 rings 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  Albert Azaryan (URS) 9.550 9.800 19.350
Silver medal icon.svg  Valentin Muratov (URS) 9.600 9.550 19.150
Bronze medal icon.svg  Masao Takemoto (JPN) 9.600 9.500 19.100
Bronze medal icon.svg  Masumi Kubota (JPN) 9.600 9.500 19.100
5  Takashi Ono (JPN) 9.500 9.550 19.050
5  Nobuyuki Aihara (JPN) 9.550 9.500 19.050