Gymnastics at the 1956 Summer Olympics – Men's floor

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Men's floor exercise
at the Games of the XVI Olympiad
Gold medal    Soviet Union
Silver medal    Japan
Silver medal    Sweden
Silver medal    Soviet Union
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 floor 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  Valentin Muratov (URS) 9.600 9.600 19.200
Silver medal icon.svg  Nobuyuki Aihara (JPN) 9.500 9.600 19.100
Silver medal icon.svg  William Thoresson (SWE) 9.500 9.600 19.100
Silver medal icon.svg  Viktor Chukarin (URS) 9.550 9.550 19.100
5  Yuri Titov (URS) 9.500 9.450 18.950
6  Mincho Todorov (BUL) 9.350 9.450 18.800
6  Ferdinand Danis (TCH) 9.400 9.400 18.800