Gymnastics History: Olympic Champions – MAG High Bar

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This is the third post in our new series “Gymnastics History: Olympic Champions”. Over the coming months we will be looking back at former Olympic Champions and also a chance to see how our sport has developed over the years. Every Friday in the lead up to the Olympics in July, Full Twist will post a new article in this series. We will continue this series with the Men’s High Bar Champions of Olympics past. Where possible we have included results,scores and videos where available.

1896 Athens Olympic Games

  1. Herman Weingartner (GRE)
  2. Alred Flatow (GRE)
  3. Aristovophoulos Petetsas (GRE)

1904 St Louis Olympic Games

1. Anton Heida  (USA) 40
1. Edward Henning (USA) 40
3. George Eyser (USA) 39
1924 Paris Olympic Games
  1. Leon Stukelj (YUG)
  2. Jean Gutweniger (SUI)
  3. Andre Higelin (FRA)
1928 Amsterdam Olympic Games
  1. George Miesz (SUI)
  2. Romeo Neri (ITA)
  3. Eugene Mack (SUI)
1932 Los Angeles Olympic Games
  1. Dallas Bixler (USA)
  2. Heikki Savolainen (FIN)
  3. Einari Teraevirta (FIN)
1936 Berlin Olympic Games
  1. Aleksanteri Saarvala (FIN)
  2. Konrad Frey (GER)
  3. Karl Schwarzmann (GER)
1948 London Olympic Games
  1. Josef Stadler (SUI)
  2. Walter Lehmann (SUI)
  3. Veikko Huhtanen (FIN)
1952 Helsinki Olympic Games

1. Jack Gunthard (SUI) 19.550
2. Josef Stalder (SUI) 19.500
2. Alfred Schwarzmann (GER) 19.500
1956 Melbourne Olympic Games
  1. Takehiko Ono (JPN) 19.600
  2. Yuri Titov (URS) 19.400
  3. Masao Takemoro (JPN) 19.300
1960 Rome Olympic Games
  1. Takehiko Ono (JPN) 19.600
  2. Masao Takemoto (JPN) 19.525
  3. Boris Shakhlin (URS) 19.475
1964 Tokyo Olympic Games

  1. Boris Shakhlin (URS) 19.625
  2. Yuri Titov (URS) 19.550
  3. Miroslav Cerar (YUG) 19.500
1972 Munich Olympic Games

  1. Mitsuo Tsukahara (JPN) 19.725
  2. Sawao Kato (JPN 19.525
  3. Shigeru Kasamatsu (JPN) 19.450
1976 Montreal Olympic Games

  1. Mitsuo Tsukahara (JPN) 19.675
  2. Eizo Jenmotsu (JPN) 19.500
  3. Eberhard Gienger (FRG) 19.475
1980 Moscow Olympic Games

  1. Deltchev Stoyan (BUL) 19.825
  2. Dityatin Alexandr (URS) 19.750
  3. Andrianov Nikolai (URS) 19.675
1984 Los Angeles Olympic Games
  1. Morisue Shinji (JPN) 20.000
  2. Tong Fei (CHN) 19.975
  3. Gushiken Koji (JPN) 19.950
1988 Seoul Olympic Games
1. Artemov Vladimir (URS) 19.900
2. Lioukine Valeri (URS) 19.900
3. Behrendt Holger (GDR) 19.800
1992 Barcelona Olympic Games

1. Dimas Trent (USA) 9.875
2. Misutin Grigori (EUN) 9.837
2. Wecker Andreas (GER) 9.837
1996 Atlanta Olmypic Games

  1. Andreas Wecker (GER) 9.850
  2. Krasimir Dunev (BUL) 9.825
  3. Vitaly Scherbo (BLR) 9.800
2000 Sydney Olympic Games
1. Alexei Nemov (RUS) 9.787
1. Benjam Varonian (FRA) 9.787
2. Lee Joo-Hyung (KOR) 9.775
2004 Athens Olympic Games

1. Igor Cassina (ITA) 9.812
1. Paul Hamm (USA) 9.812
3. Isao Yoneda (JPN) 9.787
2008 Beijing Olympic Games

  1. Zou Kai (CN) 16.200
  2. Jonathan Horton (USA) 16.175
  3. Fabian Hambuechen (GER) 15.875

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11 Comments

  1. Boris says:

    Who’s this?
    1956 Melbourne Olympic Games
    Takehiko Ono (JPN) 19.600

    1960 Rome Olympic Games
    Takehiko Ono (JPN) 19.600

  2. Boris says:

    Also.. P. Hamm had won the SILVER in 2004.

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