World Artistic Gymnastics Championships

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World Artistic
Gymnastics Championships
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

The World Artistic Gymnastics Championships are the World Championships for artistic gymnastics. They have been held since 1903.

Championship details[edit]

Year Edition Host City Country Events
(men/women)
First of the Medal Table Second in the Medal Table Third in the Medal Table
1903 I Antwerp  Belgium 6 / 0  France  Luxembourg  Netherlands
1905 II Bordeaux  France 5 / 0  France  Netherlands  Belgium
1907 III Prague  Austria-Hungary 5 / 0  Bohemia  France  Belgium
1909 IV Luxembourg  Luxembourg 5 / 0  France  Italy  Bohemia
1911 V Turin  Italy 6 / 0  Bohemia  Italy  France
1913 VI Paris  France 6 / 0  Italy  France  Bohemia
1922 VII Ljubljana  Yugoslavia 6 / 0  Yugoslavia  Czechoslovakia  France
1926 VIII Lyon  France 6 / 0  Czechoslovakia  Yugoslavia  France
1930 IX Luxembourg  Luxembourg 7 / 0  Yugoslavia  Czechoslovakia  Hungary
1934 X Budapest  Hungary 8 / 2   Switzerland  Czechoslovakia  Germany
1938 XI Prague  Czechoslovakia 8 / 6  Czechoslovakia   Switzerland  Yugoslavia
1950 XII Basel   Switzerland 8 / 6   Switzerland  Poland  Sweden
1954 XIII Rome  Italy 8 / 6  Soviet Union  Japan  Czechoslovakia
1958 XIV Moscow  Soviet Union 8 / 6  Soviet Union  Japan  Czechoslovakia
1962 XV Prague  Czechoslovakia 8 / 6  Soviet Union  Japan  Czechoslovakia
1966 XVI Dortmund  West Germany 8 / 6  Soviet Union  Japan  Czechoslovakia
1970 XVII Ljubljana  SFR Yugoslavia 8 / 6  Japan  Soviet Union  East Germany
1974 XVIII Varna  Bulgaria 8 / 6  Soviet Union  Japan  East Germany
1978 XIX Strasbourg  France 8 / 6  Soviet Union  Japan  United States
1979 XX Fort Worth  United States 8 / 6  Soviet Union  United States  Romania
1981 XXI Moscow  Soviet Union 8 / 6  Soviet Union  East Germany  China
1983 XXII Budapest  Hungary 8 / 6  Soviet Union  China  Romania
1985 XXIII Montreal  Canada 8 / 6  Soviet Union  China  East Germany
1987 XXIV Rotterdam  Netherlands 8 / 6  Soviet Union  Romania  China
1989 XXV Stuttgart  West Germany 8 / 6  Soviet Union  Romania  China
1991 XXVI Indianapolis  United States 8 / 6  Soviet Union  China  Romania
1992 XXVII Paris  France 6 / 4  CIS  China  United States
1993 XXVIII Birmingham  United Kingdom 7 / 5  Belarus  United States  Romania
1994 XXIX Brisbane  Australia 7 / 5  Belarus  Romania  China
 United States
1994 XXX Dortmund  Germany 1 / 1  China
 Romania
N/A  Russia
1995 XXXI Sabae  Japan 8 / 6  China  Ukraine  Romania
1996 XXXII San Juan  Puerto Rico 6 / 4  Russia  Romania  Belarus
1997 XXXIII Lausanne   Switzerland 8 / 6  Romania  Russia  China
1999 XXXIV Tianjin  China 8 / 6  Russia  China  Romania
2001 XXXV Ghent  Belgium 8 / 6  Romania  Russia  Bulgaria
2002 XXXVI Debrecen  Hungary 6 / 4  Romania  China  United States
2003 XXXVII Anaheim  United States 8 / 6  China  United States  Japan
2005 XXXVIII Melbourne  Australia 7 / 5  United States  China  Slovenia
2006 XXXIX Aarhus  Denmark 8 / 6  China  Romania  Australia
2007 XL Stuttgart  Germany 8 / 6  China  United States  Germany
2009 XLI London  United Kingdom 7 / 5  China  United States  Romania
2010 XLII Rotterdam  Netherlands 8 / 6  China  Russia  United States
2011 XLIII Tokyo  Japan 8 / 6  China  United States  Russia
2013 XLIV Antwerp  Belgium 7 / 5  Japan  United States  China
2014 XLV Nanning  China 8 / 6  United States  China  North Korea
2015 XLVI Glasgow  United Kingdom 8 / 6  United States  Japan  Russia
2017 XLVII Montreal  Canada 7 / 5 Future event
2018 XLVIII Doha  Qatar 8 / 6 Future event
2019 XLIX Stuttgart  Germany 8 / 6 Future event

All-time medal count[edit]

Last updated after the 2015 World Championships

 Rank  Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  Soviet Union 112 85 68 265
2  China 75 50 39 164
3  United States 48 40 33 121
4  Romania 47 46 42 135
5  Japan 45 47 61 152
6  Czechoslovakia(1) 39 38 30 106
7  Russia 30 34 19 83
8  France 25 29 23 77
9   Switzerland 19 16 14 49
10  East Germany 17 13 29 59
11  Yugoslavia 17 11 9 37
12  Italy 17 8 26 47
13  Belarus 14 7 11 32
14  Hungary 10 15 8 33
15  Germany(2) 7 14 15 36
16  Ukraine 7 9 14 30
17  North Korea 7 3 3 13
18  South Korea 6 2 2 10
19  Bulgaria 5 6 13 24
20  CIS(3) 5 3 5 13
21  Poland 5 2 9 16
22  Greece 5 2 2 9
23  Great Britain 4 9 7 20
24  Netherlands 4 7 2 13
25 Brazil Brazil 4 4 4 12
26  Slovenia 3 4 0 7
27  Spain 3 3 2 8
28  Sweden 3 1 2 6
29  Finland 2 5 1 8
30  Australia 2 4 4 10
31  Uzbekistan 1 2 3 6
32  Austria 1 1 1 3
33  Luxembourg 1 0 4 5
34  Kazakhstan 1 0 0 1
35  Belgium 0 4 5 9
36  Canada 0 3 5 8
37  Cuba 0 2 3 5
38  Latvia 0 2 1 3
39  Croatia 0 1 1 2
40  Chinese Taipei 0 1 0 1
 Mexico 0 1 0 1
42  Israel 0 0 2 2
43  Armenia 0 0 1 1
 Azerbaijan 0 0 1 1
 Puerto Rico 0 0 1 1
International Federation of Gymnastics.svg  Unattached athlete(4) 0 0 1 1
 Vietnam 0 0 1 1

Notes:

(1) including Bohemia
(2) including West Germany
(3) Gymnasts from the former USSR competed at the 1992 World Artistic Gymnastics Championships for the Commonwealth of Independent States, also known as the Unified Team.
(4) at the 1993 World Artistic Gymnastics Championships, Valery Belenky earned a bronze medal competing as an unattached (UNA) athlete, since his home country Azerbaijan did not have a gymnastics federation.

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