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Philipp Fürst

Full name: Philipp Fürst
Gender: Male
Height: 5-7.5 (172 cm)
Weight: 154 lbs (70 kg)
Born: November 8, 1936 in Oppau, Ludwigshafen, Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany
Died: November 6, 2014 in Ludwigshafen, Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany
Affiliations: TB Oppau, Ludwigshafen (GER)
Country: GER Germany
Sport: Gymnastics

Medals: 1 Bronze (1 Total)

Biography

Phillip Fürst was the most successful German gymnast of the early 1960s. The highlight of his career was winning a bronze medal at the 1964 Tokyo Olympics, with the Unified German squad in the team competition. Additionally he won two bronze medals at the 1959 European Championships in the individual all-around and on pommelled horse and in 1961 was runner-up at the Europeans on pommelled horse. He won three national championships with the team, and 18 individual national titles in the all-around, parallel bars, pommelled horse, rings and horizontal bar.

After his retirement he became national coach and trained German gymnasts for the 1984 Los Angeles Olympics, as well as other competitions. After winning the Olympic bronze medal in 1964 he was also awarded the Silver Laurel Leaf, the highest national award in Germany in the field of sport.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1960 Summer 23 Roma Gymnastics Men's Individual All-Around Germany GER 76
1960 Summer 23 Roma Gymnastics Men's Team All-Around Germany GER 7
1960 Summer 23 Roma Gymnastics Men's Floor Exercise Germany GER 22T QR
1960 Summer 23 Roma Gymnastics Men's Horse Vault Germany GER 39T QR
1960 Summer 23 Roma Gymnastics Men's Parallel Bars Germany GER 8T QR
1960 Summer 23 Roma Gymnastics Men's Horizontal Bar Germany GER 119 QR
1960 Summer 23 Roma Gymnastics Men's Rings Germany GER 16T QR
1960 Summer 23 Roma Gymnastics Men's Pommelled Horse Germany GER 65T QR
1964 Summer 27 Tokyo Gymnastics Men's Individual All-Around Germany GER 24
1964 Summer 27 Tokyo Gymnastics Men's Team All-Around Germany GER 3 Bronze
1964 Summer 27 Tokyo Gymnastics Men's Floor Exercise Germany GER 30T QR
1964 Summer 27 Tokyo Gymnastics Men's Horse Vault Germany GER 30T QR
1964 Summer 27 Tokyo Gymnastics Men's Parallel Bars Germany GER 25T QR
1964 Summer 27 Tokyo Gymnastics Men's Horizontal Bar Germany GER 42T QR
1964 Summer 27 Tokyo Gymnastics Men's Rings Germany GER 35T QR
1964 Summer 27 Tokyo Gymnastics Men's Pommelled Horse Germany GER 22T QR

Men's Individual All-Around

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank PTS CEP OEP
1960 Summer 23 Roma Gymnastics Germany Final Standings 76 106.65 55.00 51.65
1964 Summer 27 Tokyo Gymnastics Germany Final Standings 24 112.25 55.65 56.60

Men's Team All-Around

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank
1960 Summer 23 Roma Gymnastics Germany GER Final Standings 7
1964 Summer 27 Tokyo Gymnastics Germany GER Final Standings 3

Men's Floor Exercise

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank PTS CEP OEP
1960 Summer 23 Roma Gymnastics Germany Final Standings 22T QR
1960 Summer 23 Roma Gymnastics Germany Qualifying 22T 18.60 9.20 9.40
1964 Summer 27 Tokyo Gymnastics Germany Final Standings 30T QR
1964 Summer 27 Tokyo Gymnastics Germany Qualifying 30T 18.65 9.35 9.30

Men's Horse Vault

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank PTS CEP OEP
1960 Summer 23 Roma Gymnastics Germany Final Standings 39T QR
1960 Summer 23 Roma Gymnastics Germany Qualifying 39T 18.20 8.95 9.25
1964 Summer 27 Tokyo Gymnastics Germany Final Standings 30T QR
1964 Summer 27 Tokyo Gymnastics Germany Qualifying 30T 18.95 9.40 9.55

Men's Parallel Bars

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank PTS CEP OEP
1960 Summer 23 Roma Gymnastics Germany Final Standings 8T QR
1960 Summer 23 Roma Gymnastics Germany Qualifying 8T 19.15 9.60 9.55
1964 Summer 27 Tokyo Gymnastics Germany Final Standings 25T QR
1964 Summer 27 Tokyo Gymnastics Germany Qualifying 25T 18.90 9.40 9.50

Men's Horizontal Bar

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank PTS CEP OEP
1960 Summer 23 Roma Gymnastics Germany Final Standings 119 QR
1960 Summer 23 Roma Gymnastics Germany Qualifying 119 13.85 9.35 4.50
1964 Summer 27 Tokyo Gymnastics Germany Final Standings 42T QR
1964 Summer 27 Tokyo Gymnastics Germany Qualifying 42T 18.60 9.20 9.40

Men's Rings

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank PTS CEP OEP
1960 Summer 23 Roma Gymnastics Germany Final Standings 16T QR
1960 Summer 23 Roma Gymnastics Germany Qualifying 16T 18.95 9.50 9.45
1964 Summer 27 Tokyo Gymnastics Germany Final Standings 35T QR
1964 Summer 27 Tokyo Gymnastics Germany Qualifying 35T 18.50 9.15 9.35

Men's Pommelled Horse

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank PTS CEP OEP
1960 Summer 23 Roma Gymnastics Germany Final Standings 65T QR
1960 Summer 23 Roma Gymnastics Germany Qualifying 65T 17.90 8.40 9.50
1964 Summer 27 Tokyo Gymnastics Germany Final Standings 22T QR
1964 Summer 27 Tokyo Gymnastics Germany Qualifying 22T 18.65 9.15 9.50
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