Gymnastics at the 1952 Summer Olympics

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Gymnastics at the 1952 Summer Olympics was represented by 15 events: 7 for women and 8 for men. All events were held between July 19 and July 24 in the Messuhalli building in Helsinki. Men's events were held in Exhibition Hall I while women's events were contested in the smaller Exhibition Hall II.

Medal summary[edit]

Men's events[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Team all-around
details
 Soviet Union (URS)
Vladimir Belyakov
Iosif Berdiev
Viktor Chukarin
Yevgeny Korolkov
Dmytro Leonkin
Valentin Muratov
Mikhail Perelman
Hrant Shahinyan
 Switzerland (SUI)
Hans Eugster
Ernst Fivian
Ernst Gebendinger
Jack Günthard
Hans Schwarzentruber
Josef Stalder
Melchior Thalmann
Jean Tschabold
 Finland (FIN)
Paavo Aaltonen
Kalevi Laitinen
Onni Lappalainen
Kaino Lempinen
Berndt Lindfors
Olavi Rove
Heikki Savolainen
Kalevi Viskari
Individual all-around
details
Viktor Chukarin
 Soviet Union
Hrant Shahinyan
 Soviet Union
Josef Stalder
 Switzerland
Floor exercise
details
William Thoresson
 Sweden
Jerzy Jokiel
 Poland
Tadao Uesako
 Japan
none awarded
Horizontal bar
details
Jack Günthard
 Switzerland
Josef Stalder
 Switzerland
Alfred Schwarzmann
 Germany
none awarded
Parallel bars
details
Hans Eugster
 Switzerland
Viktor Chukarin
 Soviet Union
Josef Stalder
 Switzerland
Pommel horse
details
Viktor Chukarin
 Soviet Union
Hrant Shahinyan
 Soviet Union
Yevgeny Korolkov
 Soviet Union
none awarded
Rings
details
Hrant Shahinyan
 Soviet Union
Viktor Chukarin
 Soviet Union
Dmytro Leonkin
 Soviet Union
Hans Eugster
 Switzerland
Vault
details
Viktor Chukarin
 Soviet Union
Masao Takemoto
 Japan
Takashi Ono
 Japan
Tadao Uesako
 Japan

Women's events[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Team all-around
details
 Soviet Union (URS)
Nina Bocharova
Pelageya Danilova
Maria Gorokhovskaya
Ekaterina Kalinchuk
Galina Minaicheva
Galina Shamrai
Galina Urbanovich
Medea Jugeli
 Hungary (HUN)
Andrea Bodó
Irén Daruházi-Karcsics
Erzsébet Gulyás-Köteles
Ágnes Keleti
Margit Korondi
Edit Parényi-Weckinger
Olga Tass
Mária Kövi-Zalai
 Czechoslovakia (TCH)
Hana Bobková
Alena Chadimová
Jana Rabasová
Alena Reichová
Matylda Šínová
Božena Srncová
Věra Vančurová
Eva Věchtová
Individual all-around
details
Maria Gorokhovskaya
 Soviet Union
Nina Bocharova
 Soviet Union
Margit Korondi
 Hungary
Balance beam
details
Nina Bocharova
 Soviet Union
Maria Gorokhovskaya
 Soviet Union
Margit Korondi
 Hungary
Floor
details
Ágnes Keleti
 Hungary
Maria Gorokhovskaya
 Soviet Union
Margit Korondi
 Hungary
Uneven bars
details
Margit Korondi
 Hungary
Maria Gorokhovskaya
 Soviet Union
Ágnes Keleti
 Hungary
Vault
details
Ekaterina Kalinchuk
 Soviet Union
Maria Gorokhovskaya
 Soviet Union
Galina Minaicheva
 Soviet Union
Team, portable apparatus
details
 Sweden (SWE)
Karin Lindberg
Ann-Sofi Pettersson
Evy Berggren
Gun Roring
Göta Pettersson
Ingrid Sandahl
Hjördis Nordin
Vanja Blomberg
 Soviet Union (URS)
Maria Gorokhovskaya
Nina Bocharova
Galina Minaicheva
Galina Urbanovich
Pelageva Danilova
Galina Shamrai
Medea Jugeli
Ekaterina Kalinchuk
 Hungary (HUN)
Margit Korondi
Ágnes Keleti
Edit Parényi-Weckinger
Olga Tass
Erzsébet Gulyás-Köteles
Mária Kövi-Zalai
Andrea Bodó
Irén Daruházi-Karcsics

Medal table[edit]

 Rank  Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  Soviet Union (URS) 9 11 2 22
2  Switzerland (SUI) 2 2 3 7
3  Hungary (HUN) 2 1 5 8
4  Sweden (SWE) 2 0 0 2
5  Japan (JPN) 0 2 2 4
6  Poland (POL) 0 1 0 1
 Germany (GER) 0 1 0 1
8  Czechoslovakia (TCH) 0 0 1 1
 Finland (FIN) 0 0 1 1

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