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Parallel Bars, Men

Date 9 August 1928
StatusOlympic
LocationOlympisch Stadion, Amsterdam
Participants85 from 11 countries
FormatPlacement determined by best scores on apparatus in individual all-around event.

In 1926 Ladislav Vácha (TCH) won the unofficial World Championship on parallel bars. He returned in Amsterdam as the favorite and came through for the gold medal. Vácha competed at the 1920, 1924 and 1928 Olympics, winning five Olympic medals, but this was his only gold. Yugoslav Jože Primožič, an ethnic Slovenian, competed at the 1924, 1928 and 1936 Olympics, winning silver in this event and a team bronze medal in Amsterdam.

PosCompetitor(s)NOCPointsCEPOEP
1Ladislav VáchaTCH56.5028.2528.25Gold
2Jože PrimožičYUG55.5028.7526.75Silver
3Hermann HänggiSUI54.2526.2528.00Bronze
=4Jan GajdošTCH53.7527.2526.50
=4André LemoineFRA53.7527.2526.50
=4Bedřich ŠupčíkTCH53.7527.0026.75
=7Mario LertoraITA53.5025.7527.75
=7Mauri NoromaFIN53.5026.5027.00
=7Leon ŠtukeljYUG53.5026.0027.50
=7Melchior WezelSUI53.5026.5027.00
11Hans GriederSUI53.2527.0026.25
=12Romeo NeriITA53.0027.0026.00
=12Armand SolbachFRA53.0027.2525.75
14Emanuel LöfflerTCH52.5026.5026.00
=15Josef EffenbergerTCH52.2526.0026.25
=15Georges LerouxFRA52.2525.7526.50
=17István PelleHUN51.7525.0026.75
=17Heikki SavolainenFIN51.7525.0026.75
=19Anton MalejYUG51.2525.2526.00
=19Edi SteinemannSUI51.2525.5025.75
=21Jan KoutnýTCH51.0027.7523.25
=21Eugen MackSUI51.0023.0028.00
=21Martti UosikkinenFIN51.0025.2525.75
24Ladislav TikalTCH50.5025.0025.50
=25Al JochimUSA50.2524.5025.75
=25Janez PorentaYUG50.2524.7525.50
=25Václav VeselýTCH50.2525.5024.75
=28August GüttingerSUI50.0025.2524.75
=28Otto PfisterSUI50.0023.5026.50
=30Vittorio LucchettiITA49.7521.7528.00
=30Georges MiezSUI49.7525.7524.00
32Jaakko KunnasFIN49.5024.7524.75
33Rezső KendeHUN49.0025.7523.25
=34Boris GregorkaYUG48.5024.7523.75
=34Giuseppe LupiITA48.5022.0026.50
36Jean LarrouyFRA48.2521.2527.00
37Metty LogelinLUX48.0023.7524.25
38Edvard AntonijevičYUG47.5022.5025.00
39John PearsonUSA47.0022.0025.00
40Urho KorhonenFIN46.7522.2524.50
=41Glenn BerryUSA46.5024.0022.50
=41Frank HauboldUSA46.5022.0024.50
=41Étienne SchmittFRA46.5022.7523.75
44Stane DergancYUG46.2522.7523.50
45Ferdinando MandriniITA46.0019.5026.50
46Herman WitzigUSA45.2521.7523.50
47Drago CiottiYUG44.7521.5023.25
48Frank KrizUSA44.5020.2524.25
=49Kalervo KinosFIN43.7521.2522.50
=49Birger StenmanFIN43.7519.5024.25
=51Jean GounotFRA42.7517.7525.00
=51Pieter van DamNED42.7522.0020.75
=53József SzalaiHUN42.5018.7523.75
=53Géza TóthHUN42.5020.7521.75
=55Antoine ChatelaineFRA42.0017.2524.75
=55Mozes JacobsNED42.0019.0023.00
57Harold NewhartUSA41.7518.2523.50
58Mario TambiniITA41.5015.7525.75
59Fränz ZuangLUX40.2518.5021.75
60Nic RoeserLUX40.0016.7523.25
61Willibrordus PouwNED39.2517.5021.75
62Paul KrempelUSA39.0023.2515.75
63Arthur WhitfordGBR38.5015.2523.25
=64Mathias ErangLUX38.2515.0023.25
=64Elias MelkmanNED38.2515.5022.75
66Klaas BootNED37.2515.5021.75
67Albert NeumannLUX36.2515.2521.00
=68Edouard GrethenLUX36.0014.5021.50
=68Jean-Pierre UrbingLUX36.0014.0022.00
70Elemér PásztiHUN35.7512.0023.75
71Israel WijnschenkNED34.7514.2520.50
=72Gyula KunsztHUN34.2511.5022.75
=72Josy StaudtLUX34.2513.0021.25
74Rafael YlönenFIN34.0012.0022.00
75Ezio RoselliITA33.7512.0021.75
76Giuseppe ParisITA32.7514.7518.00
77T. B. ParkinsonGBR32.5013.5019.00
78Jacobus van der VindenNED31.5011.0020.50
79Bert CroninGBR30.509.0021.50
80Henry FinchettGBR29.759.2520.50
81E. WaltonGBR28.509.5019.00
82Gilbert RaynesGBR27.259.0018.25
83Edward WarrenGBR22.759.0013.75
84Hugo LicherNED21.502.5019.00
85Miklós PéterHUN11.000.0011.00