Svetlana Khorkina
Photo by Sing Lo

Here are the top eight most successful countries on uneven bars at European championships since its beginning in 1957.

How was it calculated: The total number of gold medals, if there was a tie then it got split into number of silver medals then bronze medals.



8-Netherlands



Gold: One
Silver: One
Bronze: One
Total: Three

Gymnasts

Gold: Thea Belmer (1963)
Silver: Renske Endel (2002)
Bronze: Sanne Wevers (2015)


7-Czech Republic



Gold: Two
Silver: One
Bronze: Three
Total: Six

Gymnasts

Gold: Vera Caslavska (1965-1967)
Silver: Jana Šikulová (2006)
Bronze: Eva Bosakova (1957), Marianna Krajčírová (1967), Jana Labakova (1983)


6- Ukraine



Gold: Three
Silver: Three
Bronze: Five
Total: Eleven

Gymnasts:

Gold: Tatiana Gutsu (1992), Lilia Podkopayeva (1996), Darya Zgoba (2007)
Silver: Tatiana Lysenko (1992), Viktoria Karpenko (1998.2000)
Bronze: Irina Krasnyanskaya (2004), Darya Zgoba (2005-2008), Nataliya Kononenko (2010-2012)


5-Germany



Gold: Three
Silver: Three
Bronze: Eight
Total: Fourteen

Gymnasts

Gold: Karin Janz (1969), Maxi Gnauck (1981-1985)
Silver: Karin Janz (1967), Angelika Hellmann (1973), Annelore Zinke (1975)
Bronze: Ingrid Fost (1959-1961), Angelika Hellmann (1971), Steffi Kraker (1977), Maxi Gnauck (1979), Dorte Thuemmler (1987), Anja Brinker (2007), Kim Bui (2011)


4- Great Britain



Gold: Five
Silver: Two
Bronze: One
Total: Eight

Gymnasts:

Gold: Elizabeth Tweddle (2006-2009-2010-2011), Becky Downie (2014)
Silver: Elizabeth Tweddle (2004), Becky Downie (2015)
Bronze: Elizabeth Tweddle (2002)



3-Romania



Gold: Six
Silver: Eight
Bronze: Two
Total: Sixteen

Gymnasts

Gold: Nadia Comaneci (1975-1977), Ecaterina Szabo (1983), Daniela Silivas (1987), Mirela Pasca (1990), Simona Amanar (1996)
Silver:  Elena Leusteanu (1957-1959), Emilia Eberle (1979), Cristina Grigoras (1981), Lavinia Agache (1983), Daniela Silivas (1989), Steliana Nistor (2007-2008)
Bronze:  Alina Goreac (1973),Claudia Presecan (1998)


2- Soviet Union



Gold: Ten
Silver: Six
Bronze: Three
Total: Nineteen

Gymnasts

Gold: Larisa Latynina (1957), Polina Astakhova (1959-1961), Tamara Lazakovich (1971), Ludmila Turischeva (1973), Elena Mukhina (1977-1979), Elena Shushunova (1985), Svetlana Boguinskaya (1990), Natalia Kalinina (1990)
Silver:  Larisa Latynina (1961), Larisa Latynina (1965), Olga Karasyova (1969), Ludmila Turischeva (1971), Alla Misnik (1981), Olga Strazheva (1989)
Bronze: Ludmila Turischeva (1969), Nelli Kim (1975), Oksana Omelianchik (1985)


1-Russia



Gold: Ten
Silver: Nine
Bronze: Five
Total: Twenty One

Gymnasts:

Gold: Svetlana Khorkina (1994-1996-1998-2000-2002-2004), Ksenia Semenova (2008), Viktoria Komova (2012), Aliya Mustafina (2013), Daria Spiridonova (2015)
Silver: Oksana Fabrichnova (1994), Ksenia Semenova (2009), Aliya Mustafina (2010), Tatiana Nabieva (2011), Anastasia Grishina (2012), Aliya Mustafina (2014)
Bronze: Elena Grudneva (1992), Elena Produnova (2000), Ekaterina Kramarenko (2007), Maria Paseka (2013), Daria Spiridonova (2014)

Other Countries:

Hungary, Henrietta Ónodi Gold 1989
Yugoslavia, Tereza Kočiš Silver 1963
Bulgaria, Maria Karachka Silver 1965, Diana Dudeva 1987
Spain, Tania Gener Silver 2005, Mercedes Pacheco Bronze 1994, Lenika de Simone 2006
Sweden, Jonna Adlerteg Silver 2013, Solveig Egman Bronze 1963

Written by Gigi Farid

Photo by Sing Lo


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