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Viktor Lisitsky

Full name: Viktor Nikitovich Lisitsky
Original name: Виктор Никитович Лисицкий
Gender: Male
Height: 5'7" (169 cm)
Weight: 141 lbs (64 kg)
Born: October 18, 1939 in Magnitogorsk, Chelyabinsk, Russia
Affiliations: CSKA Moskva, Moskva (RUS)
Country: URS Soviet Union
Sport: Gymnastics

Medals: 5 Silver (5 Total)

Biography

Viktor Lisitsky, one of the top male gymnasts of the mid-60s, was always under the shadow of the great Japanese gymnasts, mostly Yukio Endo and Akinori Nakayama, so he was only able to win at the Europeans. In 1965, Lisitsky won three European titles (rings, vault and pommelled horse), repeating that in 1967 (rings, vault and horizontal bar), and in 1969 he won the horizontal bar European title. He also won five silvers at the Europeans (in 1965 in individual all-around, on floor exercise and horizontal bar, in 1967 in individual all-around and in 1969 on floor exercise). Lisitsky's Olympic record was five silvers, of which he won four in 1964 (individual all-around, vault, floor exercise and the team event) and one in 1968 (team event). At the World Championships, Lisitsky was less successful, winning only two silvers, both in the team event, in 1962 and 1970. Domestically, Lisitsky won 15 Soviet titles (1964 and 1966 in individual all-around; 1964-65, 1967, 1969-70 in floor exercise, 1965 and 1968 on rings, 1964-66 on vault and 1966-67, 1969 on horizontal bar). After retiring from sports, Lisitsky worked as a gymnastics coach with CSKA Moskva for a short while, before working as a professor and head of the physical education department of Mendeleyev Russian University of Chemistry and Technology. One of Lisitsky's hobbies is painting and he is a member of the Union of Russian Artists.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1964 Summer 24 Tokyo Gymnastics Men's Individual All-Around Soviet Union URS 2T Silver
1964 Summer 24 Tokyo Gymnastics Men's Team All-Around Soviet Union URS 2 Silver
1964 Summer 24 Tokyo Gymnastics Men's Floor Exercise Soviet Union URS 2T Silver
1964 Summer 24 Tokyo Gymnastics Men's Horse Vault Soviet Union URS 2 Silver
1964 Summer 24 Tokyo Gymnastics Men's Parallel Bars Soviet Union URS 5
1964 Summer 24 Tokyo Gymnastics Men's Horizontal Bar Soviet Union URS 4
1964 Summer 24 Tokyo Gymnastics Men's Rings Soviet Union URS 9T QR
1964 Summer 24 Tokyo Gymnastics Men's Pommelled Horse Soviet Union URS 14T QR
1968 Summer 28 Ciudad de México Gymnastics Men's Individual All-Around Soviet Union URS 14
1968 Summer 28 Ciudad de México Gymnastics Men's Team All-Around Soviet Union URS 2 Silver
1968 Summer 28 Ciudad de México Gymnastics Men's Floor Exercise Soviet Union URS 8 QR
1968 Summer 28 Ciudad de México Gymnastics Men's Horse Vault Soviet Union URS 10T QR
1968 Summer 28 Ciudad de México Gymnastics Men's Parallel Bars Soviet Union URS 41T QR
1968 Summer 28 Ciudad de México Gymnastics Men's Horizontal Bar Soviet Union URS 25T QR
1968 Summer 28 Ciudad de México Gymnastics Men's Rings Soviet Union URS 11T QR
1968 Summer 28 Ciudad de México Gymnastics Men's Pommelled Horse Soviet Union URS 22T QR

Men's Individual All-Around

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank PTS CEP OEP
1964 Summer 24 Tokyo Gymnastics Soviet Union Final Standings 2T 115.40 57.65 57.75
1968 Summer 28 Ciudad de México Gymnastics Soviet Union Final Standings 14 112.60 56.55 56.05

Men's Team All-Around

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank
1964 Summer 24 Tokyo Gymnastics Soviet Union URS Final Standings 2
1968 Summer 28 Ciudad de México Gymnastics Soviet Union URS Final Standings 2

Men's Floor Exercise

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank PTS QP FP CEP OEP
1964 Summer 24 Tokyo Gymnastics Soviet Union Final Standings 2T 19.350
1964 Summer 24 Tokyo Gymnastics Soviet Union Final 2T 19.350 9.650 9.70
1964 Summer 24 Tokyo Gymnastics Soviet Union Qualifying 2T QU 19.30 9.60 9.70
1968 Summer 28 Ciudad de México Gymnastics Soviet Union Final Standings 8 QR
1968 Summer 28 Ciudad de México Gymnastics Soviet Union Qualifying 8 19.00 9.50 9.50

Men's Horse Vault

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank PTS QP FP CEP OEP
1964 Summer 24 Tokyo Gymnastics Soviet Union Final Standings 2 19.325
1964 Summer 24 Tokyo Gymnastics Soviet Union Final 2 19.325 9.750 9.575
1964 Summer 24 Tokyo Gymnastics Soviet Union Qualifying 1T QU 19.50 9.75 9.75
1968 Summer 28 Ciudad de México Gymnastics Soviet Union Final Standings 10T QR
1968 Summer 28 Ciudad de México Gymnastics Soviet Union Qualifying 10T 18.80 9.40 9.40

Men's Parallel Bars

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank PTS QP FP CEP OEP
1964 Summer 24 Tokyo Gymnastics Soviet Union Final Standings 5 19.200
1964 Summer 24 Tokyo Gymnastics Soviet Union Final 5 19.200 9.750 9.450
1964 Summer 24 Tokyo Gymnastics Soviet Union Qualifying 2T QU 19.50 9.80 9.70
1968 Summer 28 Ciudad de México Gymnastics Soviet Union Final Standings 41T QR
1968 Summer 28 Ciudad de México Gymnastics Soviet Union Qualifying 41T 18.60 9.60 9.00

Men's Horizontal Bar

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank PTS QP FP CEP OEP
1964 Summer 24 Tokyo Gymnastics Soviet Union Final Standings 4 19.325
1964 Summer 24 Tokyo Gymnastics Soviet Union Final 4 19.325 9.625 9.700
1964 Summer 24 Tokyo Gymnastics Soviet Union Qualifying 6T QU 19.25 9.65 9.60
1968 Summer 28 Ciudad de México Gymnastics Soviet Union Final Standings 25T QR
1968 Summer 28 Ciudad de México Gymnastics Soviet Union Qualifying 25T 18.80 9.35 9.45

Men's Rings

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank PTS CEP OEP
1964 Summer 24 Tokyo Gymnastics Soviet Union Final Standings 9T QR
1964 Summer 24 Tokyo Gymnastics Soviet Union Qualifying 9T 19.10 9.50 9.60
1968 Summer 28 Ciudad de México Gymnastics Soviet Union Final Standings 11T QR
1968 Summer 28 Ciudad de México Gymnastics Soviet Union Qualifying 11T 18.80 9.40 9.40

Men's Pommelled Horse

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank PTS CEP OEP
1964 Summer 24 Tokyo Gymnastics Soviet Union Final Standings 14T QR
1964 Summer 24 Tokyo Gymnastics Soviet Union Qualifying 14T 18.75 9.35 9.40
1968 Summer 28 Ciudad de México Gymnastics Soviet Union Final Standings 22T QR
1968 Summer 28 Ciudad de México Gymnastics Soviet Union Qualifying 22T 18.60 9.30 9.30