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1954 World Artistic Gymnastics Championships

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1954 World Artistic Gymnastics Championships

The 13th Artistic Gymnastics World Championships were held in Rome, the capital of Italy, on June 28 - July 1, 1954. It was the first World Championships at which the Soviet Union competed, winning 20 medals overall (more than three times the amount of any other country).

Medallists

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Men
Team all-around
 Soviet Union
Albert Azaryan
Viktor Chukarin
Sergei Dzhayani
Yevgeny Korolkov
Valentin Muratov
Hrant Shahinyan
Boris Shakhlin
Ivan Vostrikov
 Japan
Akitomo Kaneko
Akira Kono
Masami Kubota
Tetsumi Nabeya
Takashi Ono
Yoshiyuki Oshima
Masao Takemoto
  Switzerland
Hans Bründler
Oswald Bühler
Hans Eugster
Jack Günthard
Hans Schwartzentruber
Josef Stalder
Melchior Thalmann
Jean Tschabold
Individual all-around
Viktor Chukarin
Valentin Muratov
none awarded Hrant Shahinyan
Floor
Masao Takemoto
Valentin Muratov
none awarded Karl William Thoresson
Pommel horse
Hrant Shahinyan Josef Stalder Viktor Chukarin
Rings
Albert Azaryan Yevgeny Korolkov Valentin Muratov
Vault
Leo Sotorník Helmut Bantz Sergei Dzhayani
Parallel bars
Viktor Chukarin Josef Stalder Helmut Bantz
Masao Takemoto
Hans Eugster
Horizontal bar
Valentin Muratov Helmut Bantz
Boris Shakhlin
none awarded
Women
Team all-around
 Soviet Union
Nina Bocharova
Pelageya Danilova
Maria Gorokhovskaya
Larisa Diriy
Tamara Manina
Sofia Muratova
Galina Rud'ko
Galina Sarabidze
Hungary
Eva Banati
Ilona Bánhegyi Milanovits
Irén Daruházi-Karcsics
Erzsébet Gulyás-Köteles
Ágnes Keleti
Alice Kertész
Olga Lemhényi-Tass
Edit Perényi-Weckinger
 Czechoslovakia
Eva Bosáková
Miroslava Brdičková
Alena Chadimová
Věra Drazdíková
Zdena Lizkova
Anna Marejková
Alena Reichová
Věra Vančurová
Individual all-around
Galina Rud'ko Eva Bosáková Helena Rakoczy
Vault
Ann-Sofi Pettersson
Tamara Manina
none awarded Evy Berggren
Uneven bars
Ágnes Keleti Galina Rud'ko Helena Rakoczy
Balance beam
Keiko Tanaka Eva Bosáková Ágnes Keleti
Floor
Tamara Manina Eva Bosáková Maria Gorokhovskaya

Men's Results

Team competition

Rank Team Compulsory Optional Total
1st  Soviet Union 344.500 345.400 689.900
2nd  Japan 333.600 339.650 673.250
3rd   Switzerland 333.650 337.900 671.550
4  Germany 334.400 335.850 670.250
5  Czechoslovakia 328.350 333.050 661.400
6  Finland 328.150 331.700 659.850
7  Hungary 322.600 327.400 650.000
8  Italy 314.300 323.150 637.450
9  Bulgaria 312.500 313.050 625.550
10  France 313.450 310.200 623.650
11  Poland 303.800 311.700 615.500
12  Yugoslavia 297.250 305.900 603.150
13  Austria 293.300 297.500 590.800
14  Egypt 280.800 275.900 566.700
15  Luxembourg 274.350 287.050 561.400
16  Denmark 273.000 287.500 560.500

Individual all-around

Rank Gymnast Total
1st  Valentin Muratov (URS) 115.450
1st  Viktor Chukarin (URS) 115.450
3rd  Hrant Shahinyan (URS) 114.600
4  Boris Shakhlin (URS) 114.050
4  Albert Azaryan (URS) 114.050
6  Ivan Vostrikov (URS) 113.650
7  Yevgeny Korolkov (URS) 113.500
8  Helmut Bantz (FRG) 113.400
9  Josef Stalder (SUI) 113.350
10  Takashi Ono (JPN) 112.850
11  Akira Kono (JPN) 112.500
12  Jack Günthard (SUI) 112.300

Floor exercise

Rank Gymnast Compulsory Optional Total
1st  Valentin Muratov (URS) 9.650 9.600 19.250
1st  Masao Takemoto (JPN) 9.650 9.600 19.250
3rd  William Thoresson (SWE) 9.450 9.750 19.200
4  Viktor Chukarin (URS) 9.550 9.600 19.150
4  Masami Kubota (JPN) 9.600 9.550 19.150
6  Hrant Shahinyan (URS) 9.550 9.500 19.050

Pommel horse

Rank Gymnast Compulsory Optional Total
1st  Hrant Shahinyan (URS) 9.600 9.700 19.300
2nd  Josef Stalder (SUI) 9.600 9.650 19.250
3rd  Viktor Chukarin (URS) 9.500 9.700 19.200
4  Boris Shakhlin (URS) 9.450 9.700 19.150
5  Ivan Vostrikov (URS) 9.400 9.500 18.900
6  Valentin Muratov (URS) 9.350 9.500 18.850

Rings

Rank Gymnast Compulsory Optional Total
1st  Albert Azaryan (URS) 9.750 9.950 19.750
2nd  Yevgeny Korolkov (URS) 9.800 9.750 19.550
3rd  Valentin Muratov (URS) 9.800 9.700 19.500
4  Viktor Chukarin (URS) 9.800 9.650 19.450
5  Hrant Shahinyan (URS) 9.600 9.800 19.400
6  Sergei Dzhayani (URS) 9.650 9.650 19.300

Vault

Rank Gymnast Compulsory Optional Total
1st  Leo Sotorník (TCH) 9.450 9.800 19.250
2nd  Helmut Bantz (FRG) 9.400 9.800 19.200
3rd  Sergei Dzhayani (URS) 9.550 9.550 19.100
4  Albert Azaryan (URS) 9.300 9.600 18.900
4  Takashi Ono (JPN) 9.450 9.450 18.900
6  Adalbert Dickhut (FRG) 9.200 9.650 18.850

Parallel bars

Rank Gymnast Score Prelim score Total
1st  Viktor Chukarin (URS) 9.850 9.750 19.600
2nd  Josef Stalder (SUI) 9.750 9.800 19.550
3rd  Masao Takemoto (JPN) 9.600 9.800 19.400
3rd  Hans Eugster (SUI) 9.650 9.750 19.400
3rd  Helmut Bantz (FRG) 9.600 9.800 19.400
6  Jack Günthard (SUI) 9.700 9.650 19.350

Horizontal bar

Rank Gymnast Compulsory Optional Total
1st  Valentin Muratov (URS) 9.800 9.900 19.700
2nd  Helmut Bantz (FRG) 9.750 9.650 19.400
2nd  Boris Shakhlin (URS) 9.700 9.700 19.400
4  Josef Stalder (SUI) 9.600 9.700 19.300
5  Masao Takemoto (JPN) 9.600 9.650 19.250
5  Viktor Chukarin (URS) 9.550 9.700 19.250

Women's Results

Team competition

Rank Team Total
1st  Soviet Union 524.310
2nd  Hungary 518.280
3rd  Czechoslovakia 511.750
4  Romania 498.570
5  Italy 495.770
6  Poland 495.660
7  Bulgaria 494.030
8  Sweden 491.210
9  France 490.360
10  Germany 486.560
11  Yugoslavia 485.440
12  Austria 453.790
13  Belgium 430.710
14 407.240
15 378.560

Individual all-around

Rank Gymnast Total
1st  Galina Rud'ko (URS) 75.680
2nd  Eva Bosáková (TCH) 75.110
3rd  Helena Rakoczy (POL) 74.370
4  Edit Perényi (HUN) 74.310
5  Elena Leuşteanu (ROU) 74.240
6  Nina Bocharova (URS) 74.210
7  Maria Gorokhovskaya (URS) 74.140
8  Keiko Tanaka (JPN) 73.740
9  Alena Chadimová (TCH) 73.600
10  Erzsébet Gulyás-Köteles (HUN) 73.470
11  Alice Kertész (HUN) 73.440
12  Galina Sarabidze (URS) 73.420

Vault

Rank Gymnast Compulsory Optional Total
1st  Ann-Sofi Pettersson (SWE) 9.400 9.560 18.960
1st  Tamara Manina (URS) 9.660 9.300 18.960
3rd  Evy Berggren (SWE) 9.430 9.500 18.930
4  Maria Gorokhovskaya (URS) 9.600 9.260 18.860
5  Galina Rud'ko (URS) 9.430 9.360 18.790
6  Elena Leuşteanu (ROU) 9.260 9.360 18.620

Uneven bars

Rank Gymnast Compulsory Optional Total
1st  Ágnes Keleti (HUN) 9.730 9.730 19.460
2nd  Galina Rud'ko (URS) 9.600 9.730 19.330
3rd  Helena Rakoczy (POL) 9.500 9.700 19.200
4  Nina Bocharova (URS) 9.400 9.730 19.130
4  Eva Bosáková (TCH) 9.530 9.600 19.130
6  Pelageya Danilova (URS) 9.460 9.660 19.110

Balance beam

Rank Gymnast Compulsory Optional Total
1st  Keiko Tanaka (JPN) 9.260 9.630 18.890
2nd  Eva Bosáková (TCH) 9.300 9.460 18.760
3rd  Ágnes Keleti (HUN) 9.160 9.560 18.720
4  Edit Perényi (HUN) 9.260 9.400 18.660
5  Galina Rud'ko (URS) 9.200 9.400 18.600
5  Nina Bocharova (URS) 9.000 9.560 18.560

Floor exercise

Rank Gymnast Compulsory Optional Total
1st  Tamara Manina (URS) 9.660 9.730 19.390
2nd  Eva Bosáková (TCH) 9.400 9.760 19.160
3rd  Maria Gorokhovskaya (URS) 9.660 9.460 19.120
4  Ágnes Keleti (HUN) 9.500 9.600 19.100
5  Galina Rud'ko (URS) 9.360 9.600 18.960
5  Larisa Diriy (URS) 9.460 9.500 18.960

Medals

 Rank  Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1 12 3 5 20
2 2 1 1 4
3 1 3 1 5
4 1 1 1 3
5 1 0 2 3
6 0 2 2 4
7 0 2 1 3
8 0 0 2 2

References

  • Romanian Gymnastics Federation: 1954 Results
  • Gymn Forum: World Championships Results
  • Gymnastics
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