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Horizontal Bar, Men

Date 9 April 1896
LocationPanathinaiko Stadio, Athina
Participants15 from 4 countries

Carl Schuhmann gave a performance full of circus tricks, which the crowd loved, and they could not understand why he was not given first place. Two judges had him in first place, but per Hüppe, “they only displayed their ignorance of gymnastics.”

1Hermann WeingärtnerGERGold
2Alfred FlatowGERSilver
ACCarl SchuhmannGER
ACConrad BöckerGER
ACGustav FlatowGER
ACGeorg HillmarGER
ACFritz ManteuffelGER
ACKarl NeukirchGER
ACRichard RöstelGER
ACGustav SchuftGER
ACAntonios PapaioannouGRE
ACLeonidas TsiklitirasGRE
ACGyula KakasHUN
ACDezső WeinHUN
ACLouis ZutterSUI