Category Archives: Gymnastics

Olympic Games Records in Gymnastics

Gymnastics has been included in the modern Olympics since 1896 and for women since 1928. Rhythmic gymnastics was introduced in 1984 and trampoline in 2000. Most Gold Medals MEN 8 Sawao Kato (Japan) 1968 – 1976 (5 individual golds) 7 … Continue reading

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The Greatest Women Gymnasts: Larissa Latynina, Vera Caslavska, Ludmilla Tourisheva, Nadia Comeneci, Svetlana Khorkina

Choosing the greatest all-round female gymnast in history is difficult because the most dominant gymnasts were competing when the depth of competition was far less strong. There are five gymnasts who deserve consideration in my opinion. Larissa Latynina (Russia) – … Continue reading

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The Greatest Male Gymnasts: Uchimura, Scherbo, Dragulescu, Chechi, Ono, Li Xiaopeng and Magyar

My choice of the greatest gymnasts in history for the different events in the artistic gymnastics programme. All Around Kohei Uchimura (Japan) Floor Vitaly Scherbo (Belarus) Vault Marian Dragulescu (Romania) Rings Yuri Chechi (Italy) High Bar Takashi Ono (Japan) Parallel … Continue reading

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Gymnastics:Olympic Records

Gymnastics has been included in various forms since the 1896 Games Most Gold Medals Larisa Latynina   Soviet Union 1956–1964   9 Sawao Kato   Japan   1968–1976   8 Nikolai Andrianov  Soviet Union   1972–1980 7 Boris Shakhlin   … Continue reading

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