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Rusty Mitchell

Full name: Russell Duncan "Rusty" Mitchell
Gender: Male
Height: 5-6.5 (170 cm)
Weight: 141 lbs (64 kg)
Born: June 1, 1942 in Phoenix, Arizona, United States
Affiliations: Southern Illinois Salukis, Carbondale (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Gymnastics

Biography

Rusty Mitchell attended Southern Illinois University, where he specialized in tumbling, winning NCAA titles in that in 1962, the last two years that tumbling was an NCAA event. He also won the 1964 AAU title in tumbling, and won US Gymnastics Federation championships in 1965-66 in all-around, floor exercise, and tumbling. He later coached at the University of New Mexico for 33 years. Mitchell was the coach at both the 1974 World Championships and the 1973 Universiade. He also became a men's vice-president of USA Gymnastics and was in charge of men’s gymnastics at that organization. Mitchell served gymnastics in multiple administrative roles, serving on the US Olympic Committee, the National Association of College Gymnastics Coaches, the National High School Rules Committee, and the National Collegiate Sport Council. In 1978 he was inducted into the Southern Illinois Hall of Fame. He was inducted into the US Gymnastics Hall of Fame in 1985.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1964 Summer 22 Tokyo Gymnastics Men's Individual All-Around United States USA 32T
1964 Summer 22 Tokyo Gymnastics Men's Team All-Around United States USA 7
1964 Summer 22 Tokyo Gymnastics Men's Floor Exercise United States USA 12T QR
1964 Summer 22 Tokyo Gymnastics Men's Horse Vault United States USA 36T QR
1964 Summer 22 Tokyo Gymnastics Men's Parallel Bars United States USA 87T QR
1964 Summer 22 Tokyo Gymnastics Men's Horizontal Bar United States USA 73T QR
1964 Summer 22 Tokyo Gymnastics Men's Rings United States USA 23T QR
1964 Summer 22 Tokyo Gymnastics Men's Pommelled Horse United States USA 39 QR

Men's Individual All-Around

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank PTS CEP OEP
1964 Summer 22 Tokyo Gymnastics United States Final Standings 32T 111.20 55.30 55.90

Men's Team All-Around

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank
1964 Summer 22 Tokyo Gymnastics United States USA Final Standings 7

Men's Floor Exercise

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank PTS CEP OEP
1964 Summer 22 Tokyo Gymnastics United States Final Standings 12T QR
1964 Summer 22 Tokyo Gymnastics United States Qualifying 12T 19.00 9.30 9.70

Men's Horse Vault

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank PTS CEP OEP
1964 Summer 22 Tokyo Gymnastics United States Final Standings 36T QR
1964 Summer 22 Tokyo Gymnastics United States Qualifying 36T 18.90 9.25 9.65

Men's Parallel Bars

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank PTS CEP OEP
1964 Summer 22 Tokyo Gymnastics United States Final Standings 87T QR
1964 Summer 22 Tokyo Gymnastics United States Qualifying 87T 18.10 9.30 8.80

Men's Horizontal Bar

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank PTS CEP OEP
1964 Summer 22 Tokyo Gymnastics United States Final Standings 73T QR
1964 Summer 22 Tokyo Gymnastics United States Qualifying 73T 18.05 9.05 9.00

Men's Rings

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank PTS CEP OEP
1964 Summer 22 Tokyo Gymnastics United States Final Standings 23T QR
1964 Summer 22 Tokyo Gymnastics United States Qualifying 23T 18.70 9.20 9.50

Men's Pommelled Horse

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank PTS CEP OEP
1964 Summer 22 Tokyo Gymnastics United States Final Standings 39 QR
1964 Summer 22 Tokyo Gymnastics United States Qualifying 39 18.45 9.20 9.25
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