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1959 USSR Cup

City

Leningrad

All-Around Gold Medalist

Tamara Manina
Polina Astakhova

Vault Gold Medalist

Sofia Muratova

Uneven Bars Gold Medalist

Polina Astakhova

Balance Beam Gold Medalist

Tamara Manina

Floor Exercise Gold Medalist

Polina Astakhova

Preceded by

1957 USSR Cup

Succeeded by

1960 USSR Cup

The 1959 USSR Cup was held in Leningrad from May 16-17. The USSR Cup was not held the previous year, 1958. 


Format of Competition

Gymnasts competed on two different days. On both days, all apparatuses were contested. All scores counted toward the total all-around score. Both scores on each apparatus counted towards the total score for event finals. Unlike in the first year of the USSR Cup, 1955, ties were not broken.






Results

Event Gold Silver Bronze
All-Around

Tamara Manina
Leningrad

Polina Astakhova
Stalino

N/A T. Ivanova
Leningrad
Vault Sofia Muratova
Moscow
Tamara Manina
Leningrad
T. Ivanova
Leningrad
Uneven Bars Polina Astakhova
Stalino
Tamara Lyukhina
Voronezh
Sofia Muratova
Moscow
Balance Beam Tamara Manina
Leningrad
Ludmila Egorova
Leningrad
Ekaterina Gorodkova
Leningrad
Floor Exercise Polina Astakhova
Stalino
Lidia Kalinina
Moscow
Ekaterina Gorodkova
Leningrad

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