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1959 USSR Championships

City

Moscow

Team Gold Medalist

Moscow

All-Around Gold Medalist

Polina Astakhova

Vault Gold Medalist

Sofia Muratova

Uneven Bars Gold Medalist

Polina Astakhova

Balance Beam Gold Medalist

V. Mordovina

Floor Exercise Gold Medalist

Polina Astakhova

Preceded by

1958 USSR Championships

Succeeded by

1960 USSR Championships

The 1959 USSR Championships were held in Moscow from August 9-13. 


Format of Competition

Gymnasts competed with their team for the team title and as individuals for the all-around and event finals. 










Results

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Team Moscow Ukrainian SSR RSFSR
All-Around Polina Astakhova
Ukrainian SSR
Sofia Muratova
Moscow
Lidia Ivanova
Moscow
Vault Sofia Muratova
Moscow

Polina Astakhova
Ukrainian SSR

E. Guts

N/A
Uneven Bars Polina Astakhova
Ukrainian SSR
Sofia Muratova
Moscow
R. Gaplievskaya
Balance Beam V. Mordovina
Polina Astakhova
Ukrainian SSR
Tamara Lyukhina
Voronezh
Floor Exercise Polina Astakhova
Ukrainian SSR
Lidia Ivanova
Moscow
L. Nosikova

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