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2002 Busan Asian Games
14th asiad
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City

Busan, South Korea

Team Gold Medalist

China

  • Chen Miaojie
    Huang Jing
    Kang Xin
    Liu Wei
    Sun Xiaojiao
    Zhang Nan

All-Around Gold Medalist

Zhang Nan (CHN)

Vault Gold Medalist

Oksana Chusovitina (UZB)

Uneven Bars Gold Medalist

Zhang Nan (CHN)
Han Jong-Ok (PRK)

Balance Beam Gold Medalist

Kang Xin (CHN)

Floor Exercise Gold Medalist

Zhang Nan (CHN)
Oksana Chusovitina (UZB)

Preceded by

1998 Bangkok Asian Games

Succeeded by

2006 Doha Asian Games

The 2002 Asian Games, also known as XIV Asiad is a multi-sport event held in Busan, South Korea from September 29 to October 14, 2002. Busan is the second city in South Korea, after Seoul in 1986 to host the Games. A total of 419 events in 38 sports were contested by 7,711 athletes from 44 countries. The Games also co-hosted by its four neighbouring cities: Ulsan, Changwon, Masan and Yangsan.

Artistic gymnastics took place from October 1 to October 5. All Gymnastics events took place at Sajik Gymnasium.

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

Results

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Team Flag of China China

Chen Miaojie
Huang Jing
Kang Xin
Liu Wei
Sun Xiaojiao
Zhang Nan

Flag of North Korea North Korea

Han Jong-Ok
Hwang Kum-Hui
Kim Un-Jong
Kim Yong-Sil
Pyon Kwang-Sun
So Jong-Ok

Flag of Japan Japan

Manami Ishizaka
Aya Manabe
Erika Mizoguchi
Kyoko Oshima
Ayaka Sahara
Miki Uemura

All-Around Flag of China Zhang Nan
China (CHN)
Flag of Uzbekistan Oksana Chusovitina
Uzbekistan (UZB)
Flag of China Kang Xin
China (CHN)
Vault Flag of Uzbekistan Oksana Chusovitina
Uzbekistan (UZB)
Flag of China Liu Wei
China (CHN)
Flag of China Huang Jing
China (CHN)
Uneven Bars Flag of China Zhang Nan
China (CHN)

Flag of North Korea Han Jong-Ok
North Korea (PRK)

N/A Flag of North Korea So Jong-Ok
North Korea (PRK)
Balance Beam Flag of China Kang Xin
China (CHN)
Flag of Uzbekistan Oksana Chusovitina
Uzbekistan (UZB)
Flag of North Korea Pyon Kwang-Sun
North Korea (PRK)
Floor Exercise Flag of China Zhang Nan
China (CHN)

Flag of Uzbekistan Oksana Chusovitina
Uzbekistan (UZB)

N/A Flag of South Korea Kim Ji-Young
South Korea (KOR)

Medal Count

Rank Country Gold-medal Silver-medal Bronze-medal Total
1 Flag of China China 5 1 2 8
2 Flag of Uzbekistan Uzbekistan 2 2 0 4
3 Flag of North Korea North Korea 0 2 2 4
4 Flag of Japan Japan 0 0 1 1
5 Flag of South Korea South Korea 0 0 1 1

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