Gymnastics at the 1968 Summer Olympics – Men's rings

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Gymnastics at the
1968 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

These are the results of the men's rings competition, one of eight events for male competitors in artistic gymnastics at the 1968 Summer Olympics in Mexico City.


Gold Akinori Nakayama
Silver Mikhail Voronin
 Soviet Union
Bronze Sawao Kato



One-hundred seventeen gymnasts competed in the compulsory and optional rounds. The six highest scoring gymnasts advanced to the final.


Rank Gymnast C V Total
Gold medal icon.svg  Akinori Nakayama (JPN) 9.750 9.700 19.450
Silver medal icon.svg  Mikhail Voronin (URS) 9.725 9.600 19.325
Bronze medal icon.svg  Sawao Kato (JPN) 9.775 9.450 19.225
4  Mitsuo Tsukahara (JPN) 9.625 9.500 19.125
5  Takeshi Katō (JPN) 9.700 9.350 19.050
6  Sergei Diomidov (URS) 9.525 9.450 18.975


Preceded by
Gymnastics at the 1964 Summer Olympics - Men's rings
Men's Rings Event
Succeeded by
Gymnastics at the 1972 Summer Olympics – Men's rings