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Gymnastics at the 1920 Antwerpen Summer Games:

Men's Team All-Around

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Host City: Antwerpen, Belgium
Venue(s): Olympic Stadium, Antwerpen
Date Started: August 23, 1920
Date Finished: August 24, 1920
Format: Composed of five parts: a) exercises with instruments, b) horizontal bar, c) parallel bars, d) pommelled horse, and e) hurdle exercise (four hurdles of 70 cm.). On the horizontal bar, parallel bars, and pommelled horse, a compulsory and an optional exercise were performed. Maximum score was 404 points. Teams could consist of from 16 to 24 competitors.

Gold: ITA Italy
Silver: BEL Belgium
Bronze: FRA France


The European Method team event actually referred to the German style of gymnastics popularized by Friedrich Ludwig Jahn and Adolf Spieß. It is likely that either Germany or Switzerland would have been favored in this event, but Switzerland did not enter a team, and Germany was not allowed to compete at the 1920 Olympic Games. In their absence, Italy won this event quite comfortably.

View a Phase of this EventFinal Standings

Final Standings

Rank Team NOC Medal TP
1 Italy ITA Gold 359.855
2 Belgium BEL Silver 346.765
3 France FRA Bronze 340.100
4 Czechoslovakia TCH 305.255
5 Great Britain GBR 299.115