1999 Palma de Mallorca Summer Universiade
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Palma de Mallorca, Spain

Team Gold Medalist


All-Around Gold Medalist

Svetlana Khorkina (RUS)

Vault Gold Medalist

Elena Produnova (RUS)

Uneven Bars Gold Medalist

Svetlana Khorkina (RUS)

Balance Beam Gold Medalist

Elena Produnova (RUS)

Floor Exercise Gold Medalist

Svetlana Khorkina (RUS)

Preceded by

1997 Sicily Summer Universiade

Succeeded by

2001 Beijing Summer Universiade

The 1999 Summer Universiade, also known as the XX Summer Universiade, took place from July 3 to July 13 in Palma de Mallorca, Spain. The gymnastics competition was held at the Palma Arena.

Format of Competition

All participating gymnasts, including those who were not part of a team, participated in a qualification round. The results of this competition determined which teams and individuals participated in the remaining competitions, which included:

  • The team competition, in which the six highest scoring teams from qualifications competed. Each team of six gymnasts could have up to five gymnasts perform on each apparatus, and only the four highest scores counted toward the team total.
  • The all-around competition, in which the thirty-six highest scoring individuals in the all-around competed. Each country was limited to three gymnasts in the all-around final.
  • The event finals, in which the eight highest scoring individuals on each apparatus competed. Each country was limited to two gymnasts in each apparatus final.


Event Gold Silver Bronze
Team Flag of Russia Russia

Svetlana Khorkina
Elena Produnova
Elena Dolgopolova
Yulia Korosteleva

Flag of Ukraine Ukraine

Galyna Tyryk
Viktoria Karpenko
Inga Shkarupa
Olga Teslenko

Flag of China China

Liu Xuan
Bi Wenjing

All-Around Flag of Russia Svetlana Khorkina
Russia (RUS)
Flag of Russia Elena Produnova
Russia (RUS)
Flag of China Liu Xuan
China (CHN)
Vault Flag of Russia Elena Produnova
Russia (RUS)
Flag of Cuba Arasay Jova
Cuba (CUB)
Flag of Russia Elena Dolgopolova
Russia (RUS)
Uneven Bars Flag of Russia Svetlana Khorkina
Russia (RUS)
Flag of Ukraine Olga Teslenko
Ukraine (UKR)
Flag of Ukraine Viktoria Karpenko
Ukraine (UKR)
Balance Beam Flag of Russia Elena Produnova
Russia (RUS)
Flag of Belarus Inna Poklonskaya
Belarus (BLR)
Flag of China Bi Wenjing
Floor Exercise Flag of Russia Svetlana Khorkina
Russia (RUS)
Flag of Belarus Aliona Palazkova
Belarus (BLR)
Flag of Ukraine Galyna Tyryk
Ukraine (UKR)

Medal Count

Rank Country Gold-medal Silver-medal Bronze-medal Total
1 Flag of Russia Russia 6 1 1 8
2 Flag of Ukraine Ukraine 0 2 2 4
3 Flag of China China 0 0 3 3
4 Flag of Belarus Belarus 0 2 0 2
5 Flag of Cuba Cuba 0 1 0 1

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