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1961 USSR Cup

City

Minsk

All-Around Gold Medalist

Tamara Manina
Larisa Latynina

Vault Gold Medalist

Elena Volchetskaya

Uneven Bars Gold Medalist

Larisa Latynina

Balance Beam Gold Medalist

Polina Astakhova

Floor Exercise Gold Medalist

Larisa Latynina

Preceded by

1960 USSR Cup

Succeeded by

1962 USSR Cup

The 1961 USSR Cup was held in Minsk from May 6-7. 


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. Ties were not broken.







Results

Event Gold Silver Bronze
All-Around

Tamara Manina
Leningrad

Larisa Latynina
Kiev

N/A

Elena Volchetskaya
Grodno

Ekaterina Gorodkova
Leningrad

Vault Elena Volchetskaya
Grodno
Larisa Latynina
Kiev
Margarita Nikolaeva
Odessa
Uneven Bars Larisa Latynina
Kiev
Polina Astakhova
Stalino
Ekaterina Gorodkova
Leningrad
Balance Beam Polina Astakhova
Stalino
Z. Zabovskaya
Larisa Latynina
Kiev
Floor Exercise Larisa Latynina
Kiev
Ekaterina Gorodkova
Leningrad
Irina Pervushina
Voronezh

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