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Gymnastics at the 1896 Athina Summer Games:

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Gymnastics at the 1896 Summer Games: Next Summer Games


Host City: Athina, Greece
Venue(s): Panathenaic Stadium, Athina
Date Started: April 10, 1896
Date Finished: April 10, 1896

Gold: GER Alfred Flatow
Silver: SUI Louis Zutter


[Alfred Flatow] competed in Athens with his cousin, [Gustav Flatow]. Both were Jewish. During World War II, both were victims of Hitler’s “final solution,” perishing in concentration camps, Alfred in 1942 and Gustav in 1945.

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Final Standings

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC Medal
1 Alfred Flatow 26 Germany GER Gold
2 Louis Zutter 30 Switzerland SUI Silver
AC Alphonse Grisel France FRA
AC Carl Schuhmann 26 Germany GER
AC Conrad Böcker 25 Germany GER
AC Gustav Flatow 21 Germany GER
AC Georg Hillmar 19 Germany GER
AC Fritz Manteuffel 21 Germany GER
AC Karl Neukirch 31 Germany GER
AC Richard Röstel Germany GER
AC Gustav Schuft 19 Germany GER
AC Hermann Weingärtner 31 Germany GER
AC Filippos Karvelas Greece GRE
AC Ioannis Mitropoulos Greece GRE
AC Antonios Papaioannou Greece GRE
AC Gyula Kakas Hungary HUN
AC Dezső Wein 23 Hungary HUN
AC Charles Champaud Switzerland SUI