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1961 USSR Championships

City

Moscow

Team Gold Medalist

Moscow

All-Around Gold Medalist

Larisa Latynina
Tamara Lyukhina

Vault Gold Medalist

Elena Volchetskaya
Larisa Latynina

Uneven Bars Gold Medalist

Polina Astakhova
Larisa Latynina

Balance Beam Gold Medalist

Polina Astakhova

Floor Exercise Gold Medalist

Tamara Zamotailova

Preceded by

1960 USSR Championships

Succeeded by

1962 USSR Championships

The 1961 USSR Championships were held in Moscow from November 15-19. 

Format of Competition

Gymnasts competed with their team for the team title and as individuals for the all-around and event finals. Ties were not broken.










Results

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Team Moscow RSFSR Ukrainian SSR
All-Around Larisa Latynina
Ukrainian SSR

Tamara Lyukhina
RSFSR

N/A Tamara Manina
Leningrad
Vault Elena Volchetskaya
Belarussian SSR

Larisa Latynina
Ukrainian SSR

N/A Tamara Zamotailova
RSFSR
Uneven Bars Polina Astakhova
Ukrainian SSR

Larisa Latynina
Ukrainian SSR

N/A Irina Pervushina
RSFSR
Balance Beam Polina Astakhova
Ukrainian SSR
L. Romanova
Moscow
Larisa Latynina
Ukrainian SSR
Floor Exercise Tamara Zamotailova
RSFSR
Polina Astakhova
Ukrainian SSR
Larisa Latynina
Ukrainian SSR

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