Gymnastics at the 1996 Summer Olympics – Men's horizontal bar

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Men's horizontal bar
at the Games of the XXVI Olympiad
1st, gold medalist(s) Andreas Wecker  Germany
2nd, silver medalist(s) Krasimir Dounev  Bulgaria
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Vitaly Scherbo  Belarus
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Fan Bin  China
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Alexei Nemov  Russia
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These are the results of the men's horizontal bar 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 28th at the Georgia Dome.



Ninety-five gymnasts competed in the horizontal bar 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) 19.537
2  Vitaly Scherbo (BLR) 19.437
3  Andreas Wecker (GER) 19.387
4  Fan Bin (CHN) 19.375
5  Jesus Carballo (ESP) 19.374
6  Alexei Voropaev (RUS) 19.362
7  Lee Joo-Hyung (KOR) 19.299
 Krasimir Dounev (BUL) 19.299


Rank Gymnast Score
Gold medal icon.svg  Andreas Wecker (GER) 9.850
Silver medal icon.svg  Krasimir Dounev (BUL) 9.825
Bronze medal icon.svg  Vitaly Scherbo (BLR) 9.800
 Fan Bin (CHN) 9.800
 Alexei Nemov (RUS) 9.800
6  Alexei Voropaev (RUS) 9.762
7  Jesus Carballo (ESP) 9.737
 Lee Joo-Hyung (KOR) 9.737