Jack Günthard

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Jack Günthard
Jack Günthard 1956.jpg
Günthard in 1956
Personal information
Country represented   Switzerland
Born (1920-01-08)8 January 1920
Hirzel, Switzerland
Died 7 August 2016(2016-08-07) (aged 96)
Discipline Men's artistic gymnastics


Jakob "Jack" Günthard (8 January 1920 – 7 August 2016) was a Swiss artistic gymnast. He competed at the 1952 Summer Olympics in Helsinki, where he won the gold medal in the horizontal bar, and the silver medal in the team combined exercises.[1] Günthard died in August 2016 at the age of 96.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1952 Summer Olympics – Helsinki, Finland – Gymnastics" Archived 30 September 2007 at the Wayback Machine. databaseOlympics.com (Retrieved on 28 March 2008)
  2. ^ Swiss gymnastics legend Jack Günthard dies. swissinfo.ch (8 August 2016)