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At the 1948 Summer Olympics in London, nine events in gymnastics were contested.[1] Finland led all nations with six gold medals and ten medals overall.[2]

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Medal summary

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Men's individual all-round Flag of Finland.svg Veikko Huhtanen
Finland (FIN)
Flag of Switzerland.svg Walter Lehmann
Switzerland (SUI)
Flag of Finland.svg Paavo Aaltonen
Finland (FIN)
Men's floor exercises Flag of Hungary (1946-1949, 1956-1957).svg Ferenc Pataki
Hungary (HUN)
Flag of Hungary (1946-1949, 1956-1957).svg János Mogyorósy Klencs
Hungary (HUN)
Flag of Czechoslovakia.svg Zdenek Ruzicka
Czechoslovakia (TCH)
Men's horizontal bar Flag of Switzerland.svg Josef Stalder
Switzerland (SUI)
Flag of Switzerland.svg Walter Lehmann
Switzerland (SUI)
Flag of Finland.svg Veikko Huhtanen
Finland (FIN)
Men's parallel bars Flag of Switzerland.svg Michael Reusch
Switzerland (SUI)
Flag of Finland.svg Veikko Huhtanen
Finland (FIN)
Flag of Switzerland.svg Josef Stalder
Switzerland (SUI)
Flag of Switzerland.svg Christian Kipfer
Switzerland (SUI)
Men's pommel horse Flag of Finland.svg Paavo Aaltonen
Finland (FIN)
none[A] none[A]
Flag of Finland.svg Veikko Huhtanen
Finland (FIN)
Flag of Finland.svg Heikki Savolainen
Finland (FIN)
Men's rings Flag of Switzerland.svg Karl Frei
Switzerland (SUI)
Flag of Switzerland.svg Michael Reusch
Switzerland (SUI)
Flag of Czechoslovakia.svg Zdenek Ruzicka
Czechoslovakia (TCH)
Men's vault Flag of Finland.svg Paavo Aaltonen
Finland (FIN)
Flag of Finland.svg Olavi Rove
Finland (FIN)
Flag of Hungary (1946-1949, 1956-1957).svg János Mogyorósy Klencs
Hungary (HUN)
Flag of Hungary (1946-1949, 1956-1957).svg Ferenc Pataki
Hungary (HUN)
Flag of Czechoslovakia.svg Leo Sotornik
Czechoslovakia (TCH)
Men's team competition  Finland (FIN)
Paavo Aaltonen
Veikko Huhtanen
Kalevi Laitinen
Olavi Rove
Aleksanteri Saarvala
Sulo Salmi
Heikki Savolainen
Einari Teräsvirta
 Switzerland (SUI)
Karl Frei
Christian Kipfer
Walter Lehmann
Robert Lucy
Michael Reusch
Josef Stalder
Emil Studer
Melchior Thalmann
 Hungary (HUN)
László Baranyai
Jozsef Fekete
Gyözö Mogyorosi
János Mogyorósy Klencs
Ferenc Pataki
Lajos Sántha
Lajos Tóth
Ferenc Várkõi
Women's team competition  Czechoslovakia (TCH)
Zdenka Honsová
Marie Kovářová
Miloslava Misáková
Milena Müllerová
Vera Ruzickova
Olga Silhanová
Bozena Srncová
Zdeňka Veřmiřovská
 Hungary (HUN)
Parényi-Vásárhelyi Weckinger
Mária Zalai-Kövi
Irén Daruházi-Kárpáti-Karcsics
Erzsébet Gulyás-Köteles
Erzsébet Balázs
Olga Lemhényi-Tass
Anna Fehér
Margit Nagy-Sandor
 United States (USA)
Ladislava Bakanic
Marian Barone
Consetta Carruccio-Lenz
Dorothy Dalton
Meta Elste-Neumann
Helen Schifano
Clara Schroth-Lomady
Anita Simonis
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Notes

  1. a b Other sources[3][4] claim that Luigi Zanetti (Italy) also won a silver medal and Guido Figone (Italy) also won a bronze medal in the pommel horse event, despite the three gold medals awarded for the three-way first place tie.

Medal table

 Rank  Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  Finland (FIN) 6 2 2 10
2  Switzerland (SUI) 3 4 2 9
3  Hungary (HUN) 1 2 3 6
4  Czechoslovakia (TCH) 1 0 3 4
5  United States (USA) 0 0 1 1

References

  1. ^ (ed.) Lord Burghley (1951) (PDF). The Official Report of the Organising Committee for the XIV Olympiad. London: Organising Committee for the XIV Olympiad. pp. 389–405. http://www.la84foundation.org/6oic/OfficialReports/1948/OR1948.pdf. Retrieved 2008-02-04.  
  2. ^ "Olympic Medal Winners". International Olympic Committee. http://www.olympic.org/uk/athletes/results/search_r_uk.asp. Retrieved 2006-11-18.  
  3. ^ Lord Killanin; Rodda, John (1983). The Olympic Games 1984. Willow. ISBN 0002180626.  
  4. ^ Greenberg, Stan (1996). The Guinness Book of Olympic Facts and Feats. Guinness Publishing. ISBN 0851126391.  

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