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Gymnastics at the 1896 Athina Summer Games:

Men's Pommelled Horse

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Host City: Athina, Greece
Venue(s): Panathenaic Stadium, Athina
Date Started: April 9, 1896
Date Finished: April 9, 1896

Gold: SUI Louis Zutter
Silver: GER Hermann Weingärtner


There were 15 known competitors but at least six other entrants are known. Some older sources list placements down to fifth, but no 1896 source lists any places winners after second. [Louis Zutter] won three medal in gymnastics in 1896 but this was his only gold medal. [Hermann Weingärtner] was the most successful athlete in any sport in Athinai in 1896, winning six medals, with three golds.

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Final Standings

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC Medal
1 Louis Zutter 30 Switzerland SUI Gold
2 Hermann Weingärtner 31 Germany GER Silver
AC Carl Schuhmann 26 Germany GER
AC Aristovoulos Petmezas Greece GRE
AC Conrad Böcker 25 Germany GER
AC Alfred Flatow 26 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 Gyula Kakas Hungary HUN
AC Charles Champaud Switzerland SUI
AC Dezső Wein 23 Hungary HUN