Rio 2016 Olympic Gymnastics Results

A Listing of How U.S. Athletes Fared at the Summer Games

Simone Biles
American gymnast Simone Biles. Jared Wickerham / Getty Images

The Rio 2016 Olympics took place in spectacular fashion -- starting with men's and women's gymnastics.  Here's the breakdown of the gymnastic events, including the gold, silver and bronze medal winners from the U.S. In events where the U.S. athletes did not make the podium, you'll see the athletes who did win those competitions, as well as the top U.S. finishers and how they did.

Women's Team Finals

As expected, Team USA -- coached by Martha (Marta) Karolyi and led by superstar gymnast Simone Biles -- took the gold in the in the team competition. The team topped the second-place finisher, Russia, by nearly 10 points, according to -- which is considered a large margin in gymnastics. The win marked the first time in history that a U.S. gymnastics team won back-to-back Olympic gold medals.

  • Gold: United States
  • Silver: Russie
  • Bronze: China

Men's Team Finals

The men's team did not fare as well as the women's squad. But, the team did make a strong showing, coming in fifth, a little over a point behind fourth-place finisher Great Britain.

  • Gold: Japan
  • Silver: Russia
  • Bronze: China

Women's All-Around Finals

As expected, Biles won the all-around finals. Her floor routine was harder than many of the men's routines.

  • Gold: Simon Biles, U.S.
  • Silver: Aly Raisman, U.S.
  • Bronze: Aliya Mustafina, Russia

Men's All-Around Finals

Japanese gymnast Kohei Uchimura has dominated the competition since 2009, winning five world all-around titles and the Olympic all-around gold in 2012 and 2016. Sam Mikulak was the top U.S. finisher, coming in seventh.

  • Gold, Kohei Uchimura, Japan
  • Silver, Oleg Verniaiev, Ukraine
  • Bronze, Max Whitlock, Great Britain

Women's Artistic Gymnastics

Team USA also dominated artistic gymnastics, which includes the vault, balance beam, uneven bars and floor exercise. But, it was not a clean sweep: Russia took home the gold in the uneven bars as did the Netherlands for the balance beam.


  • Gold: Simone Biles
  • Silver: Maria Paseka, Russia
  • Bronze: Steingruber, Switzerland

Balance beam

  • Gold: Sanne Wevers, Netherlands
  • Silver: Laurie Hernandez, U.S.
  • Bronze: Simone Biles

Floor exercise

  • Gold: Simone Biles
  • Silver: Aly Raisman, U.S.
  • Bronze: Amy Tinkler, Great Britain

Uneven bars

  • Gold: Aliya Mustafina, Russia
  • Silver: Madison Kocian, U.S.
  • Bronze: Sophie Scheder, Germany

Men's Artistic Gymnastics

Though the U.S. men did not do as well as the women, they were by no means shut out of the medals. Danell Leyva took the silver in both the parallel bars and horizontal bar, and Alexander Naddour took third on the pommel horse.

Parallel bars

  • Gold: Oleg Vernyayev, Ukraine
  • Silver: Danell Leyva, U.S.
  • Bronze: David Belyavskiy, Russia

Horizontal bar

  • Gold: Fabian Hambüchen, Germany
  • Silver: Danell Leyva, U.S.
  • Bronze: Nile Wilson, Great Britain

Pommel horse

  • Gold: Max Whitlock, Great Britain
  • Silver: Louis Smith,  Great Britain
  • Bronze: Alexander Naddour, U.S.

Floor exercise

  • Gold: Max Whitlock, Great Britain
  • Silver: Diego Hypólito, Brazil
  • Bronze: Arthur Mariano, Brazil


  • Gold: Eleftherios Petrounias, Greece
  • Silver: Arthur Zanetti, Brazil
  • Bronze: Denis Ablyazin, Russia


  • Gold: Ri Se-gwang, North Korea
  • Silver: Denis Ablyazin, Russia
  • Bronze: Kenzō Shirai, Japan

Rhythmic Gymnastics

Though not as well known as artistic gymnastics, rhythmic gymnastics has an allure all its own. Laura Zeng of the U.S. placed 11nth in the event, just missing out on a chance to compete with the top 10 qualifiers who advance to the final round. In the group event, the U.S. women came in 14th place.

Individual all-around

  • Gold: Margarita Mamun, Russia
  • Silver: Yana Kudryavtseva,  Russia
  • Bronze: Ganna Rizatdinova, Ukraine

Group all-around

  • Gold: Russia 
  • Silver: Spain
  • Bronze: Bulgaria


As the name implies: "Trampolining is a competitive Olympic sport in which gymnasts perform acrobatics while bouncing on a trampoline," explains Wikipedia. In the individual men's event, Logan Dooley came in 11th, while Nicole Ahsinger finished in 14th place in the women's event.

Men's individual

Gold: Uladzislau Hancharou, Belarus

Silver: Dong Dong, China

Bronze: Gao Lei, China

Women's individual

Gold: Rosie MacLennan, Canada

Silver: Bryony Page,  Great Britain

Bronze: Li Dan, ​China