Here are the top ten most successful countries on floor exercise 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.

(The article has been updated after 2016 European championships)






10-Switzerland


Gold: One
Silver: Two
Bronze: 
Total: Three

Gymnasts

Gold: Giulia Steingruber (2016)
Silver: Giulia Steingruber (2014-2015)
Bronze: -



9- Germany




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

Gymnasts

Gold: Maxi Gnauck (1981)
Silver: Brigit Radochla (1965), Karin Janz (1969), Angelika Hellman (1973)
Bronze: Erika Zuchold (1971)



8- Czechoslovakia 

Gold: Two
Silver: -
Bronze: Four
Total: Six

Gymnasts

Gold: Vera Caslavska (1965-1967)
Silver: -
Bronze: Eva Bosakova (1957-1959), Vera Caslavska (1961), Jindra Kostalova (1969)


7-France




Gold: Two
Silver: One
Bronze: One
Total: Four

Gymnasts

Gold: Ludivine Furnon (2000), Isabelle Severino (2005)
Silver: Melanie Legros (1992)
Bronze: Emilie Le Pennec (2005)


6-Italy




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

Gymnasts

Gold: Vanessa Ferrari (2014-2007)
Silver: Vanessa Ferrari (2009-2006)
Bronze: Maria Teresa Gargano (2004)


5-Great Britain





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

Gymnasts

Gold: Beth Tweddle (2009-2010)
Silver: Beth Tweddle (2004-2007-2008), Claudia Fragapane (2015), Ellie Downie (2016)
Bronze: Hannah Whelan (2012)


4-Ukraine 





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

Gymnasts

Gold: Lilia Podkopayeva (1994-1996), Alona Kvasha (2002)
Silver: Viktoria Karpenko (2000)
Bronze:  Tatiana Gutsu (1992), Alina Kozich (2007)


3-Russia




Gold: Three
Silver: Three
Bronze: Four
Total: Ten

Gymnasts

Gold: Svetlana Khorkina (1998), Ksenia Afanasyeva (2013-2015)
Silver: Elena Produnova (2000), Natalia Ziganshina (2002), Anna Myzdrikova (2010)
Bronze: Dina Kochetkova (1994-1996), Yulia Belokobylskaya (2011)


2-Romania






Gold: Thirteen
Silver: Eight
Bronze: Eleven
Total: Thirty one

Gymnasts

Gold: Nadia Comaneci (1979), Ecaterina Szabo (1983), Daniela Silivas (1987-1989), Gina Gogean (1992), Lavinia Milosovici (1996), Carina Ungureanu (1998), Catalina Ponor (2004), Sandra Izbasa (2006-2008-2011), Larisa Iordache (2012-2014)
Silver: Elena Lensteanu (1957), Nadia Comaneci (1975), Camelia Voinea (1987), Lavinia Milosovici (1994), Andreea Raducan (2000), Diana Chelaru (2011), Catalina Ponor (2012), Larisa Iordache (2013)
Bronze: Alina Goreac (1973), Cristina Grigoras (1981), Daniela Silivas (1985), Cristina Bontas (1989), Gina Gogean (1994), Simona Amanar (1998), Catalina Ponor (2006), Anamaria Tamirijan (2008), Diana Chelaru (2010), Diana Bulimar (2013), Catalina Ponor (2016)


1- Soviet Union

 


Gold: Thirteen
Silver: Ten
Bronze: Five
Total: Twenty eight

Gymnasts

Gold: Larisa Latynina (1957-1961), Polina Astakhova (1959), Olga Karasyova (1969), Ludmila Turischeva (1971-1973), Nelli Kim (1975), Elena Mukhina (1977), Maria Filatova (1977), Olga Bicherova (1983), Elena Shushunova (1985), Svetlana Boguinskaya (1989-1990)
Silver: Tamara Manina (1959), Polina Astakhova (1961), Larisa Latynina (1965), Natalia Kuchinskaya (1967), Tamara Lazakovich (1971), Natalia Shaposhnikova (1979), Elena Mukhina (1979), Alla Misnik (1981), Oksana Omelianchik (1985), Tatiana Groshkova (1990)
Bronze: Zinaida Vornina (1967), Ludmila Turischeva (1969-1975), Nelli Kim (1977), Alevtina Priakhina (1987)


Other countries

Switzerland: Two silvers, Giulia Steingruber (2014-2015)
Netherlands: One silver ,Suzanne Harmes (2005), One Bronze Verona Van De Leur (2002)
Hungary: Two bronze, Henriett Onodi (1987-1990)
Bulgaria: Two bronze, Boriana Stojanova (1983), Milena Mavrodieva (1990)
Sweden: One silver, Solveig Egman (1963)

Written by Gigi Farid

Photo by Sing Lo


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