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Uneven Bars, Women

Date3 – 7 December 1956 — 08:00-14:00
StatusOlympic
LocationWest Melbourne Stadium, Melbourne, Victoria
Participants65 from 15 countries
FormatPlacement determined by best scores on apparatus in individual all-around event.

Hungary’s Ágnes Keleti won gold on the uneven bars, one of her three apparatus gold medals in Melbourne, missing out only on the vault. She had also competed at the 1952 Olympics, but her Olympic career ended when she defected to Australia after the Melbourne Games, eventually settling in Israel. Soviets Larysa Latynina and Sofiya Muratova won the silver and bronze medals, respectively. They would both compete again in Rome, Latynina repeating as silver medalist, while Muratova would place fourth.

PosCompetitor(s)NOCPointsCEPOEP
1Ágnes KeletiHUN18.9669.5339.433Gold1
2Larisa LatyninaURS18.8339.2339.600Silver2
3Sofya MuratovaURS18.8009.3009.500Bronze3
4Eva Bosáková-VěchtováTCH18.7339.4009.3334
5Helena RakoczyPOL18.7009.1669.5335
=6Olga Tass-LemhényiHUN18.6339.3669.2666
=6Aliz KertészHUN18.6339.3339.3007
8Natalia KotPOL18.6009.2669.3338
9Polina AstakhovaURS18.5669.2009.3669
=10Elena LeuşteanROU18.5339.4669.06610
=10Danuta Nowak-StachowPOL18.5339.1669.36611
12Margit KorondiHUN18.5009.1009.40012
13Andrea Bodó-MolnárHUN18.4009.2339.16613
=14Anna MarejkováTCH18.3669.1009.26614
=14Ivanka DolzhevaBUL18.3669.1009.26615
16Tamara ManinaURS18.3339.0009.33316
17Keiko TanakaJPN18.3009.0339.26617
=18Lidiya KalininaURS18.2669.0339.23318
=18Gheorgheta HurmuzachiROU18.2669.0339.23319
=20Matylda ŠínováTCH18.2009.2009.00020
=20Dorota JokielPOL18.2008.9669.23321
=22Sonia Iovan-InovanROU18.1669.1009.06622
=22Mitsuka IkedaJPN18.1668.9669.20023
=24Erzsébet Gulyás-KötelesHUN18.1339.0009.13324
=24Lyudmila YegorovaURS18.1338.8339.30025
26Emilia VătăşoiuROU18.1008.9669.13326
27Saltirka Spasova-TarpovaBUL18.0338.8669.16627
28Miroslava BrdíčkováTCH18.0008.9669.03328
=29Elena SăcăliciROU17.9338.9009.03329
=29Alena ReichováTCH17.9338.9009.03330
=29Elena MărgăritROU17.9338.8339.10031
32Barbara Wilk-ŚlizowskaPOL17.9008.8339.06632
=33Miranda CicognaniITA17.8668.9008.96633
=33Luciana RealiITA17.8668.7669.10034
=35Danièle SicotFRA17.7668.7669.00035
=35Věra DrazdíkováTCH17.7668.7339.03336
=35Tsvetanka StanchevaBUL17.7668.7339.03337
=38Shizuko SakashitaJPN17.7008.7009.00038
=38Elisa CalsiITA17.7008.7009.00039
=38Eva RönströmSWE17.7008.7009.00040
41Suzuko SekiJPN17.6668.5339.13341
42Kyoko KubotaJPN17.5338.6668.86642
=43Rosella CicognaniITA17.4338.5668.86643
=43Elena LagoraraITA17.4338.5338.90044
45Kazuko SogabeJPN17.4008.4338.96645
=46Sandra RuddickUSA17.3338.8008.53346
=46Evy BerggrenSWE17.3338.5338.80047
48Lidia SzczerbińskaPOL17.2008.4338.76648
49Doris HedbergSWE17.1338.0669.06649
=50Luciana LagoraraITA17.1008.4338.66650
=50Ann-Sofi CollingSWE17.1008.3338.76651
=52Doris FuchsUSA17.0008.5008.50052
=52Judy HoweUSA17.0008.5008.50053
54Karin LindbergSWE16.8008.1008.70054
55Annette KrierLUX16.6008.2008.40055
56Jackie KleinUSA16.4668.2338.23356
57Joyce RacekUSA16.3008.2668.03357
58Pat HirstGBR16.2668.1008.16658
59Muriel DavisUSA16.2338.5337.70059
60Barbara CunninghamAUS16.1667.9338.23360
61Ernestine RussellCAN16.1337.9668.16661
62Maude KarlénSWE15.7337.9667.76662
63Ing FraserAUS15.6338.0007.63363
64Wendy NichollsAUS14.8336.8667.96664
65Jacqueline DieudonnéFRA8.2668.2660.00065