World Artistic Gymnastics Championships

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The Artistic Gymnastics World Championships [1] [2] are the world championships for artistic gymnastics governed by the Fédération Internationale de Gymnastique (FIG). The first edition of the championship was held in 1903, exclusively for male gymnasts. Since the tenth edition of the tournament, in 1934, women's events are held together with men's events. As of 2017, over sixty different editions of the championships have been staged, and over forty different countries have earned medals in both men's and women's artistic gymnastics events. The most successful nation, both in gold medal results and total number of medals, is Soviet Union. China is the second most successful country in total medals earned, and Japan is the third most successful nation at the championships. Russia, Romania, and the United States are also usually among the most dominant nations, especially in women's artistic gymnastics events. Currently, the championship is held annually on non-Olympic years.

A world championship is generally an international competition open to elite competitors from around the world, representing their nations, and winning such an event will be considered the highest or near highest achievement in the sport, game, or ability.

Artistic gymnastics is a discipline of gymnastics in which athletes perform short routines on different apparatuses, with less time for vaulting. The sport is governed by the Fédération Internationale de Gymnastique (FIG), which designs the Code of Points and regulates all aspects of international elite competition. Within individual countries, gymnastics is regulated by national federations, such as Gymnastics Canada in Canada, British Gymnastics in the United Kingdom and USA Gymnastics in the United States. Artistic gymnastics is a popular spectator sport at the Summer Olympic Games and other competitions.

International Gymnastics Federation International gymnastics governing body

The Fédération Internationale de Gymnastique is the governing body of competitive gymnastics. Its headquarters is in Lausanne, Switzerland. It was founded on July 23, 1881, in Liège, Belgium, making it the world's oldest existing international sports organisation. Originally called the European Federation of Gymnastics, it had three member countries—Belgium, France and the Netherlands—until 1921, when non-European countries were admitted and it received its current name.

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Championship details

YearEditionHost CityCountryEvents
(men/women)
First in the Medal TableSecond in the Medal TableThird in the Medal Table
1903 I Antwerp Flag of Belgium (civil).svg  Belgium 6 / 0Flag of France.svg  France Flag of Luxembourg.svg  Luxembourg Flag of the Netherlands.svg  Netherlands
1905 II Bordeaux Flag of France.svg  France 5 / 0Flag of France.svg  France Flag of the Netherlands.svg  Netherlands Flag of Belgium (civil).svg  Belgium
1907 III Prague Flag of Austria-Hungary (1869-1918).svg  Austria-Hungary 5 / 0Flag of Bohemia.svg  Bohemia Flag of France.svg  France Flag of Belgium (civil).svg  Belgium
1909 IV Luxembourg Flag of Luxembourg.svg  Luxembourg 5 / 0Flag of France.svg  France Flag of Italy (1861-1946).svg  Italy Flag of Bohemia.svg  Bohemia
1911 V Turin Flag of Italy (1861-1946).svg  Italy 6 / 0Flag of Bohemia.svg  Bohemia Flag of Italy (1861-1946).svg  Italy Flag of France.svg  France
1913 VI Paris Flag of France.svg  France 6 / 0Flag of Italy (1861-1946).svg  Italy Flag of France.svg  France Flag of Bohemia.svg  Bohemia
1922 VII Ljubljana Flag of Yugoslavia (1918-1943).svg  Yugoslavia 6 / 0Flag of Yugoslavia (1918-1943).svg  Yugoslavia Flag of the Czech Republic.svg  Czechoslovakia Flag of France.svg  France
1926 VIII Lyon Flag of France.svg  France 6 / 0Flag of the Czech Republic.svg  Czechoslovakia Flag of Yugoslavia (1918-1943).svg  Yugoslavia Flag of France.svg  France
1930 IX Luxembourg Flag of Luxembourg.svg  Luxembourg 7 / 0Flag of Yugoslavia (1918-1943).svg  Yugoslavia Flag of the Czech Republic.svg  Czechoslovakia Flag of Hungary (1915-1918, 1919-1946).svg  Hungary
1934 X Budapest Flag of Hungary (1915-1918, 1919-1946).svg  Hungary 8 / 2Flag of Switzerland.svg   Switzerland Flag of the Czech Republic.svg  Czechoslovakia Flag of Germany (1933-1935).svg  Germany
1938 XI Prague Flag of the Czech Republic.svg  Czechoslovakia 8 / 6Flag of the Czech Republic.svg  Czechoslovakia Flag of Switzerland.svg   Switzerland Flag of Yugoslavia (1918-1943).svg  Yugoslavia
1950 XII Basel Flag of Switzerland.svg   Switzerland 8 / 6Flag of Switzerland.svg   Switzerland Flag of Poland (1928-1980).svg  Poland Flag of Sweden.svg  Sweden
1954 XIII Rome Flag of Italy.svg  Italy 8 / 6Flag of the Soviet Union (1936-1955).svg  Soviet Union Flag of Japan (1870-1999).svg  Japan Flag of the Czech Republic.svg  Czechoslovakia
1958 XIV Moscow Flag of the Soviet Union.svg  Soviet Union 8 / 6Flag of the Soviet Union.svg  Soviet Union Flag of Japan (1870-1999).svg  Japan Flag of the Czech Republic.svg  Czechoslovakia
1962 XV Prague Flag of the Czech Republic.svg  Czechoslovakia 8 / 6Flag of the Soviet Union.svg  Soviet Union Flag of Japan (1870-1999).svg  Japan Flag of the Czech Republic.svg  Czechoslovakia
1966 XVI Dortmund Flag of Germany.svg  West Germany 8 / 6Flag of the Soviet Union.svg  Soviet Union Flag of Japan (1870-1999).svg  Japan Flag of the Czech Republic.svg  Czechoslovakia
1970 XVII Ljubljana Flag of Yugoslavia (1946-1992).svg  SFR Yugoslavia 8 / 6Flag of Japan (1870-1999).svg  Japan Flag of the Soviet Union.svg  Soviet Union Flag of East Germany.svg  East Germany
1974 XVIII Varna Flag of Bulgaria (1971-1990).svg  Bulgaria 8 / 6Flag of the Soviet Union.svg  Soviet Union Flag of Japan (1870-1999).svg  Japan Flag of East Germany.svg  East Germany
1978 XIX Strasbourg Flag of France.svg  France 8 / 6Flag of the Soviet Union.svg  Soviet Union Flag of Japan (1870-1999).svg  Japan Flag of the United States.svg  United States
1979 XX Fort Worth Flag of the United States.svg  United States 8 / 6Flag of the Soviet Union.svg  Soviet Union Flag of the United States.svg  United States Flag of Romania (1965-1989).svg  Romania
1981 XXI Moscow Flag of the Soviet Union.svg  Soviet Union 8 / 6Flag of the Soviet Union.svg  Soviet Union Flag of East Germany.svg  East Germany Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg  China
1983 XXII Budapest Flag of Hungary.svg  Hungary 8 / 6Flag of the Soviet Union.svg  Soviet Union Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg  China Flag of Romania (1965-1989).svg  Romania
1985 XXIII Montreal Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg  Canada 8 / 6Flag of the Soviet Union.svg  Soviet Union Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg  China Flag of East Germany.svg  East Germany
1987 XXIV Rotterdam Flag of the Netherlands.svg  Netherlands 8 / 6Flag of the Soviet Union.svg  Soviet Union Flag of Romania (1965-1989).svg  Romania Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg  China
1989 XXV Stuttgart Flag of Germany.svg  West Germany 8 / 6Flag of the Soviet Union.svg  Soviet Union Flag of Romania (1965-1989).svg  Romania Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg  China
1991 XXVI Indianapolis Flag of the United States.svg  United States 8 / 6Flag of the Soviet Union.svg  Soviet Union Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg  China Flag of Romania.svg  Romania
1992 XXVII Paris Flag of France.svg  France 6 / 4CIS-euro92-flag.png  CIS Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg  China Flag of the United States.svg  United States
1993 XXVIII Birmingham Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  Great Britain 7 / 5Flag of Belarus (1918, 1991-1995).svg  Belarus Flag of the United States.svg  United States Flag of Romania.svg  Romania
1994 XXIX Brisbane Flag of Australia.svg  Australia 7 / 5Flag of Belarus (1918, 1991-1995).svg  Belarus Flag of Romania.svg  Romania Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg  China
Flag of the United States.svg  United States
1994 XXX Dortmund Flag of Germany.svg  Germany 1 / 1Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg  China
Flag of Romania.svg  Romania
N/AFlag of Russia.svg  Russia
1995 XXXI Sabae Flag of Japan (1870-1999).svg  Japan 8 / 6Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg  China Flag of Ukraine.svg  Ukraine Flag of Romania.svg  Romania
1996 XXXII San Juan Flag of Puerto Rico.svg  Puerto Rico 6 / 4Flag of Russia.svg  Russia Flag of Romania.svg  Romania Flag of Belarus (1995-2012).svg  Belarus
1997 XXXIII Lausanne Flag of Switzerland.svg   Switzerland 8 / 6Flag of Romania.svg  Romania Flag of Russia.svg  Russia Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg  China
1999 XXXIV Tianjin Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg  China 8 / 6Flag of Russia.svg  Russia Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg  China Flag of Romania.svg  Romania
2001 XXXV Ghent Flag of Belgium (civil).svg  Belgium 8 / 6Flag of Romania.svg  Romania Flag of Russia.svg  Russia Flag of Bulgaria.svg  Bulgaria
2002 XXXVI Debrecen Flag of Hungary.svg  Hungary 6 / 4Flag of Romania.svg  Romania Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg  China Flag of the United States.svg  United States
2003 XXXVII Anaheim Flag of the United States.svg  United States 8 / 6Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg  China Flag of the United States.svg  United States Flag of Japan.svg  Japan
2005 XXXVIII Melbourne Flag of Australia.svg  Australia 7 / 5Flag of the United States.svg  United States Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg  China Flag of Slovenia.svg  Slovenia
2006 XXXIX Aarhus Flag of Denmark.svg  Denmark 8 / 6Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg  China Flag of Romania.svg  Romania Flag of Australia.svg  Australia
2007 XL Stuttgart Flag of Germany.svg  Germany 8 / 6Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg  China Flag of the United States.svg  United States Flag of Germany.svg  Germany
2009 XLI London Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  Great Britain 7 / 5Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg  China Flag of the United States.svg  United States Flag of Romania.svg  Romania
2010 XLII Rotterdam Flag of the Netherlands.svg  Netherlands 8 / 6Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg  China Flag of Russia.svg  Russia Flag of the United States.svg  United States
2011 XLIII Tokyo Flag of Japan.svg  Japan 8 / 6Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg  China Flag of the United States.svg  United States Flag of Russia.svg  Russia
2013 XLIV Antwerp Flag of Belgium (civil).svg  Belgium 7 / 5Flag of Japan.svg  Japan Flag of the United States.svg  United States Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg  China
2014 XLV Nanning Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg  China 8 / 6Flag of the United States.svg  United States Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg  China Flag of North Korea.svg  North Korea
2015 XLVI Glasgow Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  Great Britain 8 / 6Flag of the United States.svg  United States Flag of Japan.svg  Japan Flag of Russia.svg  Russia
2017 XLVII Montreal Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg  Canada 7 / 5Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg  China Flag of Japan.svg  Japan Flag of Russia.svg  Russia
2018 XLVIII Doha Flag of Qatar.svg  Qatar 8 / 6Flag of the United States.svg  United States Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg  China Flag of Russia.svg  Russia
2019 XLIX Stuttgart Flag of Germany.svg  Germany 8 / 6Future event
2021 L Copenhagen Flag of Denmark.svg  Denmark 7 / 5Future event
2022 LI Liverpool Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  Great Britain 8 / 6Future event
Note

In 1931, an unofficial edition of the World Championships took place in Paris, France, with the participation of 10 different national federations. [3]

All-time medal count

Last updated after the 2018 World Championships. [4] [5] [6]

Men's events

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg  China 623126119
2Flag of the Soviet Union.svg  Soviet Union 614631138
3Flag of Japan.svg  Japan 464756149
4Flag of France.svg  France 25291973
5Flag of Switzerland.svg   Switzerland 19151448
6Flag of the Czech Republic.svg  Czechoslovakia 18161448
7Flag of Yugoslavia (1946-1992).svg  Yugoslavia 179834
8Flag of Italy.svg  Italy 1372242
9Flag of Romania.svg  Romania 129526
10Flag of Belarus.svg  Belarus 1271130
11Flag of Russia.svg  Russia 10191342
12Flag of Bohemia.svg  Bohemia [a] 1081028
13Flag of Hungary.svg  Hungary 910524
14Flag of the United States.svg  United States 8101331
15Flag of Greece.svg  Greece 72211
16Flag of East Germany.svg  East Germany 661426
17Flag of South Korea.svg  South Korea 62311
18Flag of North Korea.svg  North Korea 6028
19Flag of Germany.svg  Germany 581225
20Flag of the Netherlands.svg  Netherlands 55212
21Flag of the CIS.svg  CIS [c] 52310
22Flag of Ukraine.svg  Ukraine 48921
23Flag of Bulgaria.svg  Bulgaria 461121
24 Flag of Brazil.svg Brazil 3429
25Flag of Slovenia.svg  Slovenia 3407
26Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  Great Britain 210416
27Flag of Finland.svg  Finland 2518
Flag of Germany.svg  West Germany 2518
29Flag of Spain.svg  Spain 2316
30Flag of Australia.svg  Australia 1225
Flag of Poland.svg  Poland 1225
32Flag of Croatia.svg  Croatia 1113
33Flag of Luxembourg.svg  Luxembourg 1045
34Flag of Kazakhstan.svg  Kazakhstan 1001
35Flag of Belgium (civil).svg  Belgium 0448
36Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg  Canada 0347
37Flag of Cuba.svg  Cuba 0224
38Flag of Latvia.svg  Latvia 0213
39Flag of Israel.svg  Israel 0123
40Flag of Austria-Hungary (1869-1918).svg  Austria-Hungary [b] 0112
Flag of Chinese Taipei for Olympic games.svg  Chinese Taipei 0112
42Flag of Mexico.svg  Mexico 0101
43Flag of Armenia.svg  Armenia 0011
Flag of Azerbaijan.svg  Azerbaijan 0011
Flag of the Philippines.svg  Philippines 0011
Flag of Puerto Rico.svg  Puerto Rico 0011
Flag of Sweden.svg  Sweden 0011
Unattached athlete [d] 0011
Flag of Uzbekistan.svg  Uzbekistan 0011
Total3893533451087

Women's events

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1Flag of the Soviet Union.svg  Soviet Union 504028118
2Flag of the United States.svg  United States 453525105
3Flag of Romania.svg  Romania 363637109
4Flag of Russia.svg  Russia 23212064
5Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg  China 20201656
6Flag of the Czech Republic.svg  Czechoslovakia 1613635
7Flag of East Germany.svg  East Germany 1171533
8Flag of Poland.svg  Poland 40711
9Flag of Ukraine.svg  Ukraine 34512
10Flag of Sweden.svg  Sweden 3115
11Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  Great Britain 3047
12Flag of Hungary.svg  Hungary 25310
13Flag of Japan.svg  Japan 23914
14Flag of North Korea.svg  North Korea 2316
15Flag of Belarus.svg  Belarus 2002
16Flag of Italy.svg  Italy 1258
17Flag of Australia.svg  Australia 1225
Flag of Uzbekistan.svg  Uzbekistan 1225
19Flag of Germany.svg  Germany 1146
20 Flag of Brazil.svg Brazil 1124
21Flag of Austria.svg  Austria 1113
22Flag of Bulgaria.svg  Bulgaria 1023
23Flag of Belgium (civil).svg  Belgium 1012
Flag of Spain.svg  Spain 1012
25Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg  Canada 0314
Flag of the Netherlands.svg  Netherlands 0314
27Flag of Yugoslavia (1946-1992).svg  Yugoslavia 0202
28Flag of France.svg  France 0156
29Flag of the CIS.svg  CIS [c] 0123
30Flag of Switzerland.svg   Switzerland 0112
31Flag of Cuba.svg  Cuba 0011
Flag of Mexico.svg  Mexico 0011
Flag of Vietnam.svg  Vietnam 0011
Total231208210649

Overall

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1Flag of the Soviet Union.svg  Soviet Union 1118659256
2Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg  China 825142175
3Flag of the United States.svg  United States 534538136
4Flag of Japan.svg  Japan 485065163
5Flag of Romania.svg  Romania 484542135
6Flag of the Czech Republic.svg  Czechoslovakia 34292083
7Flag of Russia.svg  Russia 334033106
8Flag of France.svg  France 25302479
9Flag of Switzerland.svg   Switzerland 19161550
10Flag of East Germany.svg  East Germany 17132959
11Flag of Yugoslavia (1946-1992).svg  Yugoslavia 1711836
12Flag of Italy.svg  Italy 1492750
13Flag of Belarus.svg  Belarus 1471132
14Flag of Hungary.svg  Hungary 1115834
15Flag of Bohemia.svg  Bohemia [a] 1081028
16Flag of North Korea.svg  North Korea 83314
17Flag of Ukraine.svg  Ukraine 7121433
18Flag of Greece.svg  Greece 72211
19Flag of Germany.svg  Germany 691631
20Flag of South Korea.svg  South Korea 62311
21Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  Great Britain 510823
22Flag of the Netherlands.svg  Netherlands 58316
23Flag of Bulgaria.svg  Bulgaria 561324
24Flag of the CIS.svg  CIS [c] 53513
25Flag of Poland.svg  Poland 52916
26Flag of Brazil.svg  Brazil 45413
27Flag of Slovenia.svg  Slovenia 3407
28Flag of Spain.svg  Spain 3328
29Flag of Sweden.svg  Sweden 3126
30Flag of Finland.svg  Finland 2518
Flag of Germany.svg  West Germany 2518
32Flag of Australia.svg  Australia 24410
33Flag of Belgium (civil).svg  Belgium 14510
34Flag of Uzbekistan.svg  Uzbekistan 1236
35Flag of Austria.svg  Austria 1113
Flag of Croatia.svg  Croatia 1113
37Flag of Luxembourg.svg  Luxembourg 1045
38Flag of Kazakhstan.svg  Kazakhstan 1001
39Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg  Canada 06511
40Flag of Cuba.svg  Cuba 0235
41Flag of Latvia.svg  Latvia 0213
42Flag of Israel.svg  Israel 0123
43Flag of Austria-Hungary (1869-1918).svg  Austria-Hungary [b] 0112
Flag of Chinese Taipei for Olympic games.svg  Chinese Taipei 0112
Flag of Mexico.svg  Mexico 0112
46Flag of Armenia.svg  Armenia 0011
Flag of Azerbaijan.svg  Azerbaijan 0011
Flag of the Philippines.svg  Philippines 0011
Flag of Puerto Rico.svg  Puerto Rico 0011
Unattached athlete [d] 0011
Flag of Vietnam.svg  Vietnam 0011
Totals (51 nations)6205615551736
Notes
Bohemia Historical land in Czech Republic

Bohemia is the westernmost and largest historical region of the Czech lands in the present-day Czech Republic. In a broader meaning, Bohemia sometimes refers to the entire Czech territory, including Moravia and Czech Silesia, especially in a historical context, such as the Lands of the Bohemian Crown ruled by Bohemian kings.

Czechoslovakia 1918–1992 country in Central Europe, predecessor of the Czech Republic and Slovakia

Czechoslovakia, or Czecho-Slovakia, was a sovereign state in Central Europe that existed from October 1918, when it declared its independence from the Austro-Hungarian Empire, until its peaceful dissolution into the Czech Republic and Slovakia on 1 January 1993.

Austria-Hungary Constitutional monarchic union from 1867 to October 1918

Austria-Hungary, often referred to as the Austro-Hungarian Empire or the Dual Monarchy, was a constitutional monarchy in Central and Eastern Europe from 1867 to 1918. It was formed by giving a new constitution to the Austrian Empire, which devolved powers on Austria (Cisleithania) and Hungary (Transleithania) and placed them on an equal footing. It broke apart into several states at the end of World War I.

Multiple gold medalists

Boldface denotes active artistic gymnasts and highest medal count among all artistic gymnasts (including these who not included in these tables) per type.

Men

All events

RankArtistic gymnastCountryFromToGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1 Vitaly Scherbo Flag of the Soviet Union.svg  Soviet Union
CIS-euro92-flag.png  CIS
Flag of Belarus.svg  Belarus
19911996127423
2 Kōhei Uchimura Flag of Japan.svg  Japan 20092018106521
3 Joseph Martinez Flag of France.svg  France 19031909101-11
4 Yuri Korolyov Flag of the Soviet Union.svg  Soviet Union 1981198793113
5 Dmitry Bilozerchev Flag of the Soviet Union.svg  Soviet Union 1983198784-12
6 Li Xiaopeng Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg  China 1997200582111
7 Marian Drăgulescu Flag of Romania.svg  Romania 2001201582-10
8 Chen Yibing Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg  China 200620118--8
9 Eizō Kenmotsu Flag of Japan.svg  Japan 1970197975315
10 Alexander Dityatin Flag of the Soviet Union.svg  Soviet Union 1978198172312
Akinori Nakayama Flag of Japan.svg  Japan 1966197072312

Individual events

RankArtistic gymnastCountryFromToGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1 Vitaly Scherbo Flag of the Soviet Union.svg  Soviet Union
CIS-euro92-flag.png  CIS
Flag of Belarus.svg  Belarus
19911996117422
2 Kōhei Uchimura Flag of Japan.svg  Japan 2009201593416
3 Marian Drăgulescu Flag of Romania.svg  Romania 2001201582-10
4 Dmitry Bilozerchev Flag of the Soviet Union.svg  Soviet Union 1983198773-10
5 Joseph Martinez Flag of France.svg  France 1903190971-8
6 Yuri Korolyov Flag of the Soviet Union.svg  Soviet Union 198119876219
7 Eugen Mack Flag of Switzerland.svg   Switzerland 193419385319
8 Marco Torrès Flag of France.svg  France 1909191353-8
9 Akinori Nakayama Flag of Japan.svg  Japan 1966197052310
Alexei Nemov Flag of Russia.svg  Russia 1995200352310

Women

All events

RankArtistic gymnastCountryFromToGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1 Simone Biles Flag of the United States.svg  United States 20132018143320
2 Svetlana Khorkina Flag of Russia.svg  Russia 1994200398320
3 Larisa Latynina (Diriy) Flag of the Soviet Union.svg  Soviet Union 1954196694114
4 Gina Gogean Flag of Romania.svg  Romania 1993199792415
5 Ludmilla Tourischeva Flag of the Soviet Union.svg  Soviet Union 1970197472211
6 Daniela Silivaș Flag of Romania (1965-1989).svg  Romania 1985198972110
7 Simona Amânar Flag of Romania.svg  Romania 1994199964-10
8 Nellie Kim Flag of the Soviet Union.svg  Soviet Union 1974197954211
Yelena Shushunova Flag of the Soviet Union.svg  Soviet Union 1985198754211
10 Lavinia Miloșovici Flag of Romania.svg  Romania 1991199653513

Individual events

RankArtistic gymnastCountryFromToGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1 Simone Biles Flag of the United States.svg  United States 20132018113317
2 Svetlana Khorkina Flag of Russia.svg  Russia 1994200395216
3 Larisa Latynina Flag of the Soviet Union.svg  Soviet Union 1958196263110
4 Gina Gogean Flag of Romania.svg  Romania 1993199762412
5 Daniela Silivaș Flag of Romania (1965-1989).svg  Romania 198519896-17
6 Ludmilla Tourischeva Flag of the Soviet Union.svg  Soviet Union 197019745229
7 Maxi Gnauck Flag of East Germany.svg  East Germany 1979198351-6
Shannon Miller Flag of the United States.svg  United States 1991199451-6
9 Yelena Shushunova Flag of the Soviet Union.svg  Soviet Union 198519874329
10 Helena Rakoczy Flag of Poland.svg  Poland 195019544-37
Note

Few non-primary sources state that at the 1938 World Artistic Gymnastics Championships, in Prague, Vlasta Děkanová of Czechoslovakia won 2 or 3 golds on multiple apparatuses. According to some sources, Děkanová and her compatriot Matylda Pálfyová shared gold medals in parallel bars (this event was replaced with uneven bars in the women's program at all subsequent world championships), while others state that Pálfyová shared this victory with Polish gymnast Marta Majowska, not Děkanová. The only primary source on the subject, a book officially released by the International Gymnastics Federation containing the results of the World Championships from 1903 to 2005, informs that medals were distributed only in the team all-around event and in the individual all-around event. Therefore, according to official reports, Děkanová's official number of gold medals is four, two in individual all-round (1934 and 1938) and two in team events (1934 and 1938) - not six or seven. [7]

The 11th Artistic Gymnastics World Championships were held in Prague, Czechoslovakia in the year 1938.

Prague Capital city in Czech Republic

Prague is the capital and largest city in the Czech Republic, the 14th largest city in the European Union and the historical capital of Bohemia. Situated in the north-west of the country on the Vltava river, the city is home to about 1.3 million people, while its metropolitan area is estimated to have a population of 2.6 million. The city has a temperate climate, with warm summers and chilly winters.

Vlasta Děkanová, a Czechoslovak/Czech artistic gymnast, was the first ever World All-Around Champion in the sport of Women's Artistic Gymnastics.

Best results of top nations by event

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See also

Gymnastics at the Summer Olympics

Gymnastics events have been contested at every Summer Olympic Games since the birth of the modern Olympic movement at the 1896 Summer Olympics in Athens. For 32 years, only men were allowed to compete. Beginning at the 1928 Summer Olympics in Amsterdam, women were allowed to compete in artistic gymnastics events as well. Rhythmic gymnastics events were introduced at the 1984 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles, and trampoline events were added at the 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney.

Gymnastics at the Youth Olympic Games

Gymnastics was inducted at the Youth Olympic Games at the inaugural edition in 2010. Since the first edition, three disciplines are contested: artistic gymnastics and trampoline gymnastics -- both for boys and girls, and rhythmic gymnastics only for girls. In 2018, acrobatic gymnastics will join the programme, as well as an international team competition gathering gymnasts from all disciplines.

These are two lists of achievements in major international gymnastics events according to first-place, second-place and third-place results obtained by gymnasts representing different nations. The objective is not to create two combined medal tables; the focus is on listing the best positions achieved by gymnasts in major international competitions, ranking the nations according to the most number of podiums accomplished by gymnasts of these nations. All seven competitive disciplines currently recognized by the International Gymnastics Federation (FIG) are covered: 1) acrobatic gymnastics, 2) aerobic gymnastics, 3) men's artistic gymnastics, 4) women's artistic gymnastics, 5) women's rhythmic gymnastics, 6) trampoline and tumbling, and 7) parkour.

Related Research Articles

The Trampoline Gymnastics World Championships are the world championships for trampoline gymnastics. They were originally held annually from 1964–1968. The frequency was switched to biennially from 1970–1998. The admission of trampolining to the Olympic Games required a switch to holding the World Championship as a qualifier in the year before the Olympics from 1999.

The men's team competition was an inaugural event at the Artistic Gymnastics World Championships. It was not held in 1992, 1993, 1996, 2002, 2005, 2009, 2013, and 2017. In 1994, a separate team championships were held, apart from the individual events's championships. This was the only year such a separation was made.

The men's individual all around event was an inaugural event at the Artistic Gymnastics World Championships. It was not held in 1992, 1996, and 2002.

The men's floor exercise competition at the Artistic Gymnastics World Championships was first contested in 1930. It has been held in every year since its inception.

The men's pommel horse competition was an inaugural event at the Artistic Gymnastics World Championships. It was not held in 1909.

The men's still rings competition was an inaugural event at the Artistic Gymnastics World Championships. It was not held in 1905 and 1907.

The men's vault competition at the Artistic Gymnastics World Championships was first contested in 1934. It has been held in every year since its inception.

The men's parallel bars competition was an inaugural event at the Artistic Gymnastics World Championships. It has been held in every year since its inception.

The men's horizontal bar competition was an inaugural event at the Artistic Gymnastics World Championships. It has been held in every year since its inception.

Women's events at the Artistic Gymnastics World Championships were first held in 1934 at the 10th World Championships. Only the All-Around and Team events were held. In 1950, at the 12th World Championships, the other apparatus events were added.

Women's events at the Artistic Gymnastics World Championships were first held in 1934 at the 10th World Championships. Only the All-Around and Team events were held. In 1938, at the 11th World Championships, the other apparatus events were added.

Women's events at the Artistic Gymnastics World Championships were first held in 1934 at the 10th World Championships. Only the All-Around and Team events were held. In 1938, at the 11th World Championships, the other apparatus events were added.

The Artistic Gymnastics World Cup is a competition series for artistic gymnastics sanctioned by the Fédération Internationale de Gymnastique (FIG). It is one of the few tournaments in artistic gymnastics officially organized by FIG, as well as the World Championships and the gymnastics competitions at the Olympic Games and the Youth Olympics. Beginning in the 2017-2020 quadrennium, the All-Around and Individual Apparatus World Cup series will be used to qualify a maximum of seven spots to the Olympic Games.

The 4th Artistic Gymnastics World Championships were held in Luxembourg, in 1909.

The 5th Artistic Gymnastics World Championships were held in Turin, Italy, in 1911.

The 6th Artistic Gymnastics World Championships were held in Paris, France, in 1913.

The Rhythmic Gymnastics World Cup is a competition for rhythmic gymnastics sanctioned by the Fédération Internationale de Gymnastique (FIG). It is one of the few tournaments in rhythmic gymnastics officially organized by FIG, as well as the World Championships, the gymnastics competitions at the Olympic Games and the Youth Olympics and the rhythmic gymnastics events at the World Games. The World Cup series should not be confused with the Rhythmic Gymnastics Grand Prix Series, which is neither officially organized nor promoted by FIG.

References

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  2. "48th FIG Artistic Gymnastics World Championships DOHA (QAT)". www.fig-gymnastics.com. Fédération Internationale de Gymnastique. Retrieved 2018-09-06.
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