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Eugen Mack

Full name: Eugen Mack
Gender: Male
Born: September 21, 1907 in Arbon, Thurgau, Switzerland
Died: October 29, 1978 in Basel, Basel-Stadt, Switzerland
Affiliations: Basel
Country: SUI Switzerland
Sport: Gymnastics

Medals: 2 Gold, 4 Silver, 2 Bronze (8 Total)

Biography

Eugen Mack, who was born at Lake Constance, is considered as one of the best Swiss gymnasts ever. He won eight Olympic medals in his two Olympic appearances, including two golds in 1928 vault and team. This is the most Olympic medals by any Swiss, equalled only by his teammate Georges Miez. Apart from Mack's Olympic success he also competed in two World Championships. In 1934 in Budapest he won the all-around, which then consisted of 15 events, and also won gold with the team, on pommelled horse, parallel bars, and the horse vault as well as silver in floor and rings. Four years later in Prague 1938 he defended his title on horse vault, won silver with the team and on floor, and bronze in all-around bringing his medal collection at the World Championships up to 11 (6-4-1). After his active career Mack established gymnastics for the disabled in Basel where he also died at the age of 71 in 1978. In 1999 he was posthumously inducted into the International Gymnastics Hall of Fame.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1928 Summer 20 Amsterdam Gymnastics Men's Individual All-Around Switzerland SUI 8
1928 Summer 20 Amsterdam Gymnastics Men's Team All-Around Switzerland SUI 1 Gold
1928 Summer 20 Amsterdam Gymnastics Men's Horse Vault Switzerland SUI 1 Gold
1928 Summer 20 Amsterdam Gymnastics Men's Parallel Bars Switzerland SUI 21T
1928 Summer 20 Amsterdam Gymnastics Men's Horizontal Bar Switzerland SUI 3 Bronze
1928 Summer 20 Amsterdam Gymnastics Men's Rings Switzerland SUI 17T
1928 Summer 20 Amsterdam Gymnastics Men's Pommelled Horse Switzerland SUI 9
1936 Summer 28 Berlin Gymnastics Men's Individual All-Around Switzerland SUI 2 Silver
1936 Summer 28 Berlin Gymnastics Men's Team All-Around Switzerland SUI 2 Silver
1936 Summer 28 Berlin Gymnastics Men's Floor Exercise Switzerland SUI 3T Bronze
1936 Summer 28 Berlin Gymnastics Men's Horse Vault Switzerland SUI 2 Silver
1936 Summer 28 Berlin Gymnastics Men's Parallel Bars Switzerland SUI 5
1936 Summer 28 Berlin Gymnastics Men's Horizontal Bar Switzerland SUI 9
1936 Summer 28 Berlin Gymnastics Men's Rings Switzerland SUI 13
1936 Summer 28 Berlin Gymnastics Men's Pommelled Horse Switzerland SUI 2 Silver

Men's Individual All-Around

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank PTS CEP OEP
1928 Summer 20 Amsterdam Gymnastics Switzerland Final Standings 8 243.250
1936 Summer 28 Berlin Gymnastics Switzerland Final Standings 2 112.334 55.300 57.034

Men's Team All-Around

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank IP PTS CP OP
1928 Summer 20 Amsterdam Gymnastics Switzerland SUI Final Standings 1 243.250
1936 Summer 28 Berlin Gymnastics Switzerland SUI Final Standings 2 112.334 55.300 57.034

Men's Floor Exercise

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank PTS CEP OEP
1936 Summer 28 Berlin Gymnastics Switzerland Final Standings 3T 18.466 9.233 9.233

Men's Horse Vault

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank PTS CEP OEP
1928 Summer 20 Amsterdam Gymnastics Switzerland Final Standings 1 28.750
1936 Summer 28 Berlin Gymnastics Switzerland Final Standings 2 18.967 9.267 9.700

Men's Parallel Bars

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank PTS CEP OEP
1928 Summer 20 Amsterdam Gymnastics Switzerland Final Standings 21T 51.00
1936 Summer 28 Berlin Gymnastics Switzerland Final Standings 5 18.834 9.267 9.567

Men's Horizontal Bar

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank PTS CEP OEP
1928 Summer 20 Amsterdam Gymnastics Switzerland Final Standings 3 56.75
1936 Summer 28 Berlin Gymnastics Switzerland Final Standings 9 18.900 9.300 9.600

Men's Rings

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank PTS CEP OEP
1928 Summer 20 Amsterdam Gymnastics Switzerland Final Standings 17T 52.50
1936 Summer 28 Berlin Gymnastics Switzerland Final Standings 13 18.000 8.733 9.267

Men's Pommelled Horse

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank PTS CEP OEP
1928 Summer 20 Amsterdam Gymnastics Switzerland Final Standings 9 54.25
1936 Summer 28 Berlin Gymnastics Switzerland Final Standings 2 19.167 9.500 9.667