Gymnastics at the 1996 Summer Olympics – Men's parallel bars

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Men's parallel bars
at the Games of the XXVI Olympiad
Gold medal    Ukraine
Silver medal    United States
Bronze medal    Belarus
1992 2000
Gymnastics at the
1996 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
Group all-around women
Individual all-around women

These are the results of the men's parallel bars competition, one of eight events for male competitors in artistic gymnastics at the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta. The qualification and final rounds took place on July 20, 22 and 29th at the Georgia Dome.



Ninety-four gymnasts competed in the parallel bars event during the compulsory and optional rounds on July 20 and 22. The eight highest scoring gymnasts advanced to the final on July 29. Each country was limited to two competitors in the final.

Rank Gymnast Score
1  Alexei Nemov (RUS) 19.387
 Huang Liping (CHN) 19.387
3  Jair Lynch (USA) 19.375
4  Vitaly Scherbo (BLR) 19.374
5  Sergei Kharkov (RUS) 19.312
6  Zhang Jinjing (CHN) 19.299
9  Rustam Sharipov (UKR) 19.200
11  Lee Joo-Hyung (KOR) 19.162


Rank Gymnast Score
Gold medal icon.svg  Rustam Sharipov (UKR) 9.837
Silver medal icon.svg  Jair Lynch (USA) 9.825
Bronze medal icon.svg  Vitaly Scherbo (BLR) 9.800
4  Zhang Jinjing (CHN) 9.750
 Alexei Nemov (RUS) 9.750
6  Huang Liping (CHN) 9.737
7  Lee Joo-Hyung (KOR) 9.687
8  Sergei Kharkov (RUS) 9.650