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Gymnastics

Games: 29 games in 20 countries
Events: 27

Sports:

Participants: 4,135 (2,636 men and 1,499 women) from 93 countries
Youngest Participant: GRE Dimitrios Loundras (10 years, 216 days), 1896 Summer Games
Oldest Participant: NED Jan de Boer (49 years, 149 days), 1908 Summer Games
Top Athlete Medalist(s): URS Larysa Latynina (18 medals)
Top Country Medalist(s): URS Soviet Union (182 medals)

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Country Medal Leaders

Rk Country Gold Silver Bronze Total
1 Soviet Union 72 67 43 182
2 United States 36 42 36 114
3 Japan 31 33 34 98
4 Romania 25 20 26 71
5 China 26 18 17 61
6 Switzerland 16 19 14 49
7 Russia 10 15 19 44
8 Hungary 15 12 14 41
9 Germany 14 12 14 40
10 East Germany 6 13 17 36
11 Czechoslovakia 12 13 10 35
12 Italy 14 7 10 31
13 France 5 10 11 26
14 Finland 8 5 12 25
15 Unified Team 9 5 4 18
16 Great Britain 2 3 9 14
17 Greece 6 3 3 12
18 Ukraine 5 3 4 12
19 Yugoslavia 5 2 4 11
20 Bulgaria 2 2 6 10
21 South Korea 1 4 4 9
22 Sweden 5 2 1 8
23 Norway 2 2 1 5
24 Denmark 1 3 1 5
25 Spain 2 1 1 4
26 Brazil 1 2 1 4
27 Poland 1 1 2 4
28 Belarus 0 0 4 4
29 North Korea 3 0 0 3
30 Netherlands 3 0 0 3
31 Latvia 1 1 0 2
32 Austria 1 1 0 2
33 Belgium 0 1 1 2
34 Mixed team 1 0 0 1
35 Canada 1 0 0 1
36 Croatia 0 1 0 1
37 Uzbekistan 0 0 1 1
38 West Germany 0 0 1 1

Athlete Medal Leaders

Rk Athlete Gold Silver Bronze Total
1 Larysa Latynina (URS) 9 5 4 18
2 Nikolay Andrianov (URS) 7 5 3 15
3 Borys Shakhlin (URS) 7 4 2 13
4 Takashi Ono (JPN) 5 4 4 13
5 Sawao Kato (JPN) 8 3 1 12
6 Aleksey Nemov (RUS) 4 2 6 12
7 Věra Čáslavská (TCH) 7 4 0 11
8 Viktor Chukarin (URS) 7 3 1 11
9 Akinori Nakayama (JPN) 6 2 2 10
10 Vitaly Shcherbo (BLR, EUN) 6 0 4 10
11 Ágnes Keleti (HUN) 5 3 2 10
12 Polina Astakhova (URS) 5 2 3 10
13 Aleksandr Dityatin (URS) 3 6 1 10
14 Nadia Comăneci (ROU) 5 3 1 9
15 Mitsuo Tsukahara (JPN) 5 1 3 9
16 Lyudmila Turishcheva (URS) 4 3 2 9
17 Eizo Kenmotsu (JPN) 3 3 3 9
18 Mikhail Voronin (URS) 2 6 1 9
19 Heikki Savolainen (FIN) 2 1 6 9
20 Yury Titov (URS) 1 5 3 9