Gymnastics at the 1976 Summer Olympics – Men's parallel bars

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Men's parallel bars
at the Games of the XXI Olympiad
1st, gold medalist(s) Sawao Kato  Japan
2nd, silver medalist(s) Nikolai Andrianov  Soviet Union
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Mitsuo Tsukahara  Japan
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These are the results of the men's parallel bars competition, one of eight events for male competitors in artistic gymnastics at the 1976 Summer Olympics in Montreal. The qualification and final rounds took place on July 18, 20, and 23rd at the Montreal Forum.



Ninety-one gymnasts competed in the compulsory and optional rounds on July 18 and 20. The six highest scoring gymnasts advanced to the final on July 23. Each country was limited to two competitors in the final. Half of the points earned by each gymnast during both the compulsory and optional rounds carried over to the final. This constitutes the "prelim" score.


Rank Gymnast C O Prelim Final Total
Gold medal icon.svg  Sawao Kato (JPN) 9.750 9.800 9.775 9.900 19.675
Silver medal icon.svg  Nikolai Andrianov (URS) 9.800 9.700 9.750 9.750 19.500
Bronze medal icon.svg  Mitsuo Tsukahara (JPN) 9.700 9.650 9.675 9.800 19.475
4  Bernd Jager (GDR) 9.650 9.550 9.600 9.600 19.200
5  Miloslav Netusil (TCH) 9.450 9.600 9.525 9.600 19.125
6  Andrzej Szajna (POL) 9.450 9.550 9.500 9.450 18.950