Gymnastics at the 1972 Summer Olympics – Men's horizontal bar

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Men's horizontal bar
at the Games of the XX Olympiad
Medalists
Gold medal    Japan
Silver medal    Japan
Bronze medal    Japan
«1968 1976»
Gymnastics at the
1972 Summer Olympics
Artistic
Team all-around   men   women

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 1972 Summer Olympics in Munich. The qualification and final rounds took place on August 27, 29 and September 1 at the Sports Hall.

Results[edit]

Qualification[edit]

One-hundred thirteen gymnasts competed in the compulsory and optional rounds on August 27 and 29. The six highest scoring gymnasts advanced to the final on September 1.

Final[edit]

Rank Gymnast C O Prelim Final Total
Gold medal icon.svg  Mitsuo Tsukahara (JPN) 9.750 9.900 9.825 9.900 19.725
Silver medal icon.svg  Sawao Kato (JPN) 9.850 9.700 9.775 9.750 19.525
Bronze medal icon.svg  Shigeru Kasamatsu (JPN) 9.750 9.750 9.750 9.700 19.450
4  Eizo Kenmotsu (JPN) 9.650 9.750 9.700 9.650 19.350
5  Akinori Nakayama (JPN) 9.650 9.600 9.625 9.600 19.225
6  Nikolai Andrianov (URS) 9.600 9.600 9.600 9.500 19.100

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