Gymnastics at the 1996 Summer Olympics – Women's vault

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Women's vault
at the Games of the XXVI Olympiad
Gold medal    Romania
Silver medal    China
Bronze medal    Romania
«1992 2000»
Gymnastics at the
1996 Summer Olympics
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
Group all-around women
Individual all-around women

These are the results of the women's vault competition, one of six events for female competitors in artistic gymnastics at the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta. The qualification and final rounds took place on July 21, 22 and 28th at the Georgia Dome.



Ninety-one gymnasts competed in the vault event during the compulsory and optional rounds on July 21 and 23. The eight highest scoring gymnasts advanced to the final on July 28. Each country was limited to two competitors in the final.

Rank Gymnast Score
1  Simona Amânar (ROU) 19.675
2  Gina Gogean (ROU) 19.637
3  Mo Huilan (CHN) 19.537
4  Kerri Strug (USA)* 19.524
5  Rozalia Galiyeva (RUS) 19.512
6  Elena Grosheva (RUS) 19.500
7  Dominique Dawes (USA) 19.487
8  Svetlana Boginskaya (BLR) 19.474
9  Shannon Miller (USA) 19.462

*Did not participate in final due to injury.


Rank Gymnast Score
Gold medal icon.svg  Simona Amânar (ROU) 9.825
Silver medal icon.svg  Mo Huilan (CHN) 9.768
Bronze medal icon.svg  Gina Gogean (ROU) 9.750
4  Rozalia Galiyeva (RUS) 9.743
5  Svetlana Boginskaya (BLR) 9.712
6  Dominique Dawes (USA) 9.649
7  Elena Grosheva (RUS) 9.637
8  Shannon Miller (USA) 9.350