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Don Tonry

Full name: Donald Robert "Don" Tonry
Gender: Male
Height: 5-6.5 (170 cm)
Weight: 139 lbs (63 kg)
Born: November 24, 1935 in Brooklyn, New York, United States
Died: May 17, 2013 in New Haven, Connecticut, United States
Affiliations: US Army, (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Gymnastics

Biography

Don Tonry won gold with the team and bronze in all-around, floor, parallel bars, and horizontal bar at the 1959 Pan American Games. Four years later he won gold in parallel bars and with the team, silver in all-around, and bronze in floor and vault at the 1963 Pan American Games. Tonry competed for the University of Illinois, winning the 1956 NCAA and Big 10 Championship in all-around and leading his team to the NCAA title. He later won the 1962 AAU all-around championship and competed at the World Championships in 1958, 1962, and 1966. He coached briefly at West Point, but was recruited to Yale and was head gymnastics coach there from 1962-84, also serving as Associate Director for Physical Education. While at Yale he continued his own education, earning a masters degree from Southern Connecticut State and later a PhD from Southeastern University. He did much of this after developing multiple sclerosis in the 1970s and often coaching from a scooter.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1960 Summer 24 Roma Gymnastics Men's Individual All-Around United States USA 27
1960 Summer 24 Roma Gymnastics Men's Team All-Around United States USA 5
1960 Summer 24 Roma Gymnastics Men's Floor Exercise United States USA 26T QR
1960 Summer 24 Roma Gymnastics Men's Horse Vault United States USA 20T QR
1960 Summer 24 Roma Gymnastics Men's Parallel Bars United States USA 37T QR
1960 Summer 24 Roma Gymnastics Men's Horizontal Bar United States USA 33T QR
1960 Summer 24 Roma Gymnastics Men's Rings United States USA 59T QR
1960 Summer 24 Roma Gymnastics Men's Pommelled Horse United States USA 26T QR

Men's Individual All-Around

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank PTS CEP OEP
1960 Summer 24 Roma Gymnastics United States Final Standings 27 110.75 55.10 55.65

Men's Team All-Around

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank
1960 Summer 24 Roma Gymnastics United States USA Final Standings 5

Men's Floor Exercise

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank PTS CEP OEP
1960 Summer 24 Roma Gymnastics United States Final Standings 26T QR
1960 Summer 24 Roma Gymnastics United States Qualifying 26T 18.50 9.10 9.40

Men's Horse Vault

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank PTS CEP OEP
1960 Summer 24 Roma Gymnastics United States Final Standings 20T QR
1960 Summer 24 Roma Gymnastics United States Qualifying 20T 18.45 9.20 9.25

Men's Parallel Bars

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank PTS CEP OEP
1960 Summer 24 Roma Gymnastics United States Final Standings 37T QR
1960 Summer 24 Roma Gymnastics United States Qualifying 37T 18.45 9.30 9.15

Men's Horizontal Bar

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank PTS CEP OEP
1960 Summer 24 Roma Gymnastics United States Final Standings 33T QR
1960 Summer 24 Roma Gymnastics United States Qualifying 33T 18.55 9.05 9.50

Men's Rings

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank PTS CEP OEP
1960 Summer 24 Roma Gymnastics United States Final Standings 59T QR
1960 Summer 24 Roma Gymnastics United States Qualifying 59T 18.20 9.20 9.00

Men's Pommelled Horse

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank PTS CEP OEP
1960 Summer 24 Roma Gymnastics United States Final Standings 26T QR
1960 Summer 24 Roma Gymnastics United States Qualifying 26T 18.60 9.25 9.35
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