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Gymnastics at the 1906 Athina Summer Games:

Men's Individual All-Around, 5 Events

Gymnastics at the 1906 Summer Games:


Host City: Athina, Greece
Venue(s): Panathenaic Stadium, Athina
Date Started: April 25, 1906
Date Finished: April 26, 1906
Format: Maximum score of 100 for scores from 0-20 on horizontal bars, parallel bars, horse vault, rings and combined high and long jump.

Gold: FRA Pierre Payssé
Silver: ITA Alberto Braglia
Bronze: FRA Georges Charmoille


The individual five event all-around consisted of performances on the horizontal bars, parallel bars, horse vault, rings and a combined high and long jump event. There was some criticism given to the officials because three full minutes were awarded to each gymnast to complete each exercise. In the five event all-around, there were 37 competitors. The maximum possible score was 100, with a maximum of 20 given for each event. According to the rules, all athletes with scores between 90 and 100 were considered to have won first place, and all athletes with scores between 80 and 90 were considered to have won second place. Thus, in this event, we have the unusual situation of 14 athletes "tied" for first place with scores between 90 and 100. There were 13 athletes "tied" for second place even though the highest scoring of those athletes trailed 14 other athletes. Of the 37 original competitors, only 7 were considered to have not finished first or second. The highest scoring gymnast in this event was the Frenchman, [Pierre Payssé].

View a Phase of this EventFinal StandingsParallel BarsHorizontal BarHorse VaultRingsHigh Jump/Long Jump

Final Standings

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC Medal PTS
1 Pierre Payssé 32 France FRA Gold 97
2 Alberto Braglia 23 Italy ITA Silver 95
3 Georges Charmoille France FRA Bronze 94
4 Carl Ohms Germany GER 93
5 Vitaliano Masotti Italy ITA 92
6 Pissié France FRA 91
7T Boris Honzátko 30 Bohemia BOH 90
7T Daniel Lavielle France FRA 90
7T Josef Krämer 27 Germany GER 90
7T Wilhelm Weber Germany GER 90
7T Karl Schwarz Germany GER 90
7T Mario Gubiani Italy ITA 90
7T Béla Erődi Hungary HUN 90
7T Nikolaos Aliprantis Greece GRE 90
15T Georgios Aliprantis Greece GRE 86
15T Alexandros Polakis Greece GRE 86
17 Bruno Mahler 23 Germany GER 85
18T Adolf Schirmer 25 Germany GER 83
18T Otto Wiegand 30 Germany GER 83
18T Nikolaos Akestoridis Greece GRE 83
21T Béla Dáner Hungary HUN 82
21T Frigyes Gráf Hungary HUN 82
23T Julius Wagner 23 Germany GER 80
23T Themistoklis Anastasoglou Greece GRE 80
23T Carl Albert Andersen 29 Norway NOR 80
23T Matthias Despotopoulos Greece GRE 80
23T Cassius Hermes Germany GER 80
28 Otto Franke Germany GER 76
29T Georgios Moskhakis Greece GRE 75
29T Árpád Erdős Hungary HUN 75
31T Kálmán Szabó Hungary HUN 74
31T Gyula Kakas Hungary HUN 74
33 Epaminondas Simiriotis Greece GRE 73
34 Konstantinos Petropoulakis Greece GRE 72
35T Vilmos Szűcs 14 Hungary HUN 71
35T Stanley Cooper Great Britain GBR 71
37 Otto Bauscher 25 Great Britain GBR 69