Definitions

floor exercise

floor exercise

Event in gymnastics competition consisting of various ballet and tumbling movements (including jumps, somersaults, and handstands) performed without apparatus. Women's routines are performed with musical accompaniment, men's routines without it. The whole routine must be performed with rhythm and harmony and must be designed to use a major portion of an area 12 m (39 ft 4 in.) square. It was included as an Olympic medal event for men in 1936 and for women in 1952.

Learn more about floor exercise with a free trial on Britannica.com.

The men's floor exercise was a gymnastics event contested as part of the Gymnastics at the 1964 Summer Olympics programme at the Tokyo Metropolitan Gymnasium.

Medalists

Gold Silver Silver

Results

Preliminary

Each gymnast competed in both compulsory and optional exercises, with the median scores from the four judges for the two sets of exercises were summed. This score was also used in calculating both individual all-around and team scores.

The top 6 advanced to the final for the apparatus, keeping half of their preliminary score to be added to their final score.

1. 9.65 9.75 19.40 QF
2. 9.60 9.70 19.30 QF
9.60 9.70 19.30 QF
4. 9.55 9.65 19.20 QF
9.55 9.65 19.20 QF
9.60 9.60 19.20 QF
7. 9.55 9.60 19.15
9.60 9.55 19.15
9. 9.65 9.45 19.10
9.50 9.60 19.10
11. 9.40 9.65 19.05
12. 9.30 9.70 19.00
9.50 9.50 19.00
14. 9.40 9.55 18.95
9.45 9.50 18.95
16. 9.30 9.60 18.90
9.40 9.50 18.90
18. 9.35 9.50 18.85
9.40 9.45 18.85
9.40 9.45 18.85
21. 9.35 9.45 18.80
9.35 9.45 18.80
23. 9.25 9.50 18.75
9.40 9.35 18.75
9.35 9.40 18.75
26. 9.40 9.30 18.70
9.30 9.40 18.70
9.25 9.45 18.70
9.50 9.20 18.70
30. 9.25 9.40 18.65
9.40 9.25 18.65
9.35 9.30 18.65
9.35 9.30 18.65
9.30 9.35 18.65
35. 9.25 9.35 18.60
9.30 9.30 18.60
9.30 9.30 18.60
38. 9.20 9.35 18.55
9.25 9.30 18.55
9.35 9.20 18.55
41. 9.30 9.20 18.50
9.20 9.30 18.50
9.20 9.30 18.50
9.10 9.40 18.50
9.30 9.20 18.50
46. 9.10 9.35 18.45
9.15 9.30 18.45
9.15 9.30 18.45
9.20 9.25 18.45
9.30 9.15 18.45
9.20 9.25 18.45
52. 9.10 9.30 18.40
9.05 9.35 18.40
54. 9.05 9.30 18.35
9.10 9.25 18.35
9.10 9.25 18.35
9.00 9.35 18.35
8.90 9.45 18.35
9.00 9.35 18.35
60. 9.15 9.15 18.30
61. 9.05 9.20 18.25
9.15 9.10 18.25
9.15 9.10 18.25
9.05 9.20 18.25
65. 9.00 9.20 18.20
8.95 9.25 18.20
9.05 9.15 18.20
68. 9.00 9.15 18.15
69. 8.90 9.20 18.10
9.10 9.00 18.10
8.85 9.25 18.10
9.05 9.05 18.10
9.00 9.10 18.10
74. 9.20 8.85 18.05
9.30 8.75 18.05
76. 8.80 9.20 18.00
8.85 9.15 18.00
78. 9.10 8.85 17.95
8.95 9.00 17.95
8.95 9.00 17.95
81. 9.20 8.70 17.90
9.05 8.85 17.90
8.90 9.00 17.90
84. 8.80 9.05 17.85
8.85 9.00 17.85
8.95 8.90 17.85
8.65 9.20 17.85
8.65 9.20 17.85
89. 9.00 8.75 17.75
8.90 8.85 17.75
91. 8.85 8.85 17.70
92. 8.75 8.85 17.60
8.75 8.85 17.60
94. 8.85 8.65 17.50
8.80 8.70 17.50
8.70 8.80 17.50
8.70 8.80 17.50
98. 8.45 9.00 17.45
99. 8.80 8.60 17.40
100. 8.85 8.50 17.35
8.70 9.65 17.35
8.60 8.75 17.35
103. 8.60 8.70 17.30
104. 8.70 8.55 17.25
105. 8.70 8.50 17.20
8.20 9.00 17.20
8.80 8.40 17.20
108. 8.80 8.35 17.15
8.60 8.55 17.15
110. 8.75 8.35 17.10
111. 8.55 8.50 17.05
112. 8.15 8.70 16.85
113. 8.35 8.45 16.80
8.40 8.40 16.80
115. 8.30 8.45 16.75
116. 8.30 8.15 16.45
117. 8.15 8.15 16.30
118. 7.80 8.20 16.00
119. 7.50 8.30 15.80
120. 7.60 8.15 15.75
121. 7.20 8.45 15.65
122. 7.70 7.75 15.45
123. 7.45 7.50 14.95
124. 7.75 7.10 14.85
125. 6.50 5.00 11.50
126. 9.10 1.00 10.10
127. 9.00 1.00 10.00
128. 9.10 9.10
129. 7.90 7.90
130. 6.50 6.50

Final

width=30 bgcolor=gold align=left| 9.650 (2nd) +9.800 (1st) 19.450
bgcolor=silver align=left| 9.700 (1st) +9.650 (3rd) 19.350
bgcolor=silver align=left| 9.650 (2nd) +9.700 (2nd) 19.350
4. 9.600 (3rd) +9.600 (4th) 19.200
5. 9.600 (3rd) +9.500 (5th) 19.100
6. 9.600 (3rd) +9.250 (4th) 18.850

Sources

  • (1964). The Games of the XVIII Olympiad: Tokyo 1964, vol. 2.
Search another word or see floor exerciseon Dictionary | Thesaurus |Spanish
Copyright © 2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature