Artistic gymnastics at the Summer Olympics

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Artistic gymnastics has been contested at the Summer Olympics since the first modern Olympic games in Athens. Thirty-three distinct nations have won medals at the Olympics. Athletes representing the former Soviet Union have captured 200 medals (including medals won by the Unified Team at Barcelona), almost 25% of the total medal count; Athletes representing Japan, the United States, Germany, and Romania have captured a further 35% of awarded medals in artistic gymnastics.

Events[edit]

Men[edit]

Event 96 00 04 08 12 20 24 28 32 36 48 52 56 60 64 68 72 76 80 84 88 92 96 00 04 08 12 16 Years
All-around, Team - - X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X 26
All-around, Individual - X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X 27
Floor exercise - - - - - - - - X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X 20
Horizontal bar X - X - - - X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X 24
Parallel bars X - X - - - X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X 24
Pommel horse X - X - - - X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X 24
Rings X - X - - - X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X 24
Vault X - X - - - X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X 24
Rope climbing X - X - - - X - X - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 4
Club swinging - - X - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 1
Horizontal bar, Team X - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 1
Parallel bars, Team X - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 1
Free system, Team - - - - X X - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 2
Swedish system, Team - - - - X X - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 2
Combined - - X - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 1
Triathlon - - X - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 1
Indian clubs - - - - - - - - X - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 1
Sidehorse vault - - - - - - X - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 1
Tumbling - - - - - - - - X - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 1
Events 8 1 11 2 4 4 9 7 11 8 8 8 8 8 8 8 8 8 8 8 8 8 8 8 8 8 8 8

Women[edit]

Event 96 00 04 08 12 20 24 28 32 36 48 52 56 60 64 68 72 76 80 84 88 92 96 00 04 08 12 16 Years
All-around, Team - - - - - - - X - X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X 20
All-around, Individual - - - - - - - - - - - X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X 17
Vault - - - - - - - - - - - X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X 17
Uneven bars - - - - - - - - - - - X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X 17
Balance beam - - - - - - - - - - - X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X 17
Floor exercise - - - - - - - - - - - X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X 17
Team, portable apparatus - - - - - - - - - - - X X - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 2
Events 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 7 7 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 6

Medal table[edit]

Updated after the 2016 Summer Olympics

Men[edit]

Sources: [1][2]

 Rank  Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  Soviet Union (URS) 39 38 17 94
2  Japan (JPN) 31 33 33 97
3  United States (USA) 23 22 21 66
4  China (CHN) 20 12 8 40
5  Switzerland (SUI) 16 19 13 48
6  Italy (ITA) 14 4 9 27
7  Germany (GER) 12 10 12 34
8  Finland (FIN) 8 5 12 25
9  Hungary (HUN) 8 5 4 17
10  Unified Team (EUN) 6 4 2 12
11  Greece (GRE) 5 3 2 10
12  Yugoslavia (YUG) 5 2 4 11
13  Russia (RUS) 4 6 11 21
14  Sweden (SWE) 4 1 0 5
15  Czechoslovakia (TCH) 3 7 9 19
16  East Germany (GDR) 3 3 10 16
17  Ukraine (UKR) 3 2 4 9
18  France (FRA) 2 10 9 21
19  Great Britain (GBR) 2 3 6 11
20  Bulgaria (BUL) 2 2 5 9
21  Spain (ESP) 2 1 0 3
22  North Korea (PRK) 2 0 0 2
23  Romania (ROU) 1 4 4 9
 South Korea (KOR) 1 4 4 9
25  Brazil (BRA) 1 2 1 4
 Denmark (DEN) 1 2 1 4
 Norway (NOR) 1 2 1 4
28  Poland (POL) 1 1 1 2
29  Latvia (LAT) 1 1 0 2
30  United Team of Germany (EUA) 1 0 1 2
31  Canada (CAN) 1 0 0 1
 Netherlands (NED) 1 0 0 1
33  Belgium (BEL) 0 1 1 2
34  Croatia (CRO) 0 1 0 1
35  Belarus (BLR) 0 0 4 4
36  West Germany (FRG) 0 0 1 1
 Uzbekistan (UZB) 0 0 1 1

Women[edit]

Sources: [1][2]

 Rank  Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  Soviet Union (URS) 33 29 26 88
2  Romania (ROU) 24 16 22 62
3  United States (USA) 14 20 14 48
4  Czechoslovakia (TCH) 9 6 1 16
5  Hungary (HUN) 7 6 10 23
6  Russia (RUS) 6 9 8 23
7  China (CHN) 6 6 9 21
8  East Germany (GDR) 3 10 7 20
9  Unified Team (EUN) 3 1 2 6
10  Ukraine (UKR) 2 1 0 3
11  Netherlands (NED) 2 0 0 2
12  Germany (GER) 1 1 1 3
 Sweden (SWE) 1 1 1 3
14  France (FRA) 1 0 0 1
 North Korea (PRK) 1 0 0 1
16  United Team of Germany (EUA) 0 1 0 1
 Italy (ITA) 0 1 0 1
18  Great Britain (GBR) 0 0 3 3
19  Bulgaria (BUL) 0 0 1 1
 Spain (ESP) 0 0 1 1
 Japan (JPN) 0 0 1 1
 Poland (POL) 0 0 1 1
 Switzerland (SUI) 0 0 1 1

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