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Helena Rakoczy

Full name: Helena Rakoczy (Krzynow-)
Gender: Female
Height: 5-5 (166 cm)
Weight: 121 lbs (55 kg)
Born: December 23, 1921 in Cracow, Małopolskie, Poland
Died: September 2, 2014 in Cracow, Małopolskie, Poland
Affiliations: Wawel Kraków, Kraków (POL)
Country: POL Poland
Sport: Gymnastics

Medals: 1 Bronze (1 Total)

Biography

Helena Rakoczy starred at the 1950 World Championships in Basel, winning the individual all-around and three apparatus gold medals on the vault, beam, and floor, adding a bronze medal on the uneven bars. She disappointed at the 1952 Olympics placing only 43rd in the all-around, and not approaching a medal on any apparatus. In 1954 she won two more World medals, bronzes in both all-around and uneven bars. She improved her Olympic performance in 1956, but still did not win an individual medal, although she helped Poland to a team bronze in the portable apparatus event. Rakoczy was inducted into the International Gymnastics Hall of Fame in 2004.

Results

Women's Individual All-Around

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank PTS CEP OEP
1952 Summer 30 Helsinki Gymnastics Poland Final Standings 43 70.74 33.65 37.09
1956 Summer 34 Melbourne Gymnastics Poland Final Standings 8 73.700 36.566 37.133

Women's Team All-Around

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank IP
1952 Summer 30 Helsinki Gymnastics Poland POL Final Standings 8 70.74
1956 Summer 34 Melbourne Gymnastics Poland POL Final Standings 4

Women's Team Portable Apparatus

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank PTS
1952 Summer 30 Helsinki Gymnastics Poland POL Final Standings 14
1956 Summer 34 Melbourne Gymnastics Poland POL Final Standings 3T 74.00

Women's Floor Exercise

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank PTS CEP OEP
1952 Summer 30 Helsinki Gymnastics Poland Final Standings 18 18.29 9.26 9.03
1956 Summer 34 Melbourne Gymnastics Poland Final Standings 14T 18.366 9.133 9.233

Women's Horse Vault

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank PTS CEP OEP
1952 Summer 30 Helsinki Gymnastics Poland Final Standings 7T 18.79 9.53 9.26
1956 Summer 34 Melbourne Gymnastics Poland Final Standings 7T 18.500 9.233 9.266

Women's Uneven Bars

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank PTS CEP OEP
1952 Summer 30 Helsinki Gymnastics Poland Final Standings 104T 16.00 6.60 9.40
1956 Summer 34 Melbourne Gymnastics Poland Final Standings 5 18.700 9.166 9.533

Women's Balance Beam

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank PTS CEP OEP
1952 Summer 30 Helsinki Gymnastics Poland Final Standings 39T 17.66 8.26 9.40
1956 Summer 34 Melbourne Gymnastics Poland Final Standings 16T 18.133 9.033 9.100
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