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Official. lta ly won th e Team Champi onship (OSA placed fifth) and Stukelj of Yugos lavia was the All -Around Champ . Frank Kriz of the ('SA won the Lon g Horse event. .

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1920

THE l Xth OL YM P IC Gallles were h eld at Amsterdam , Holland in 1928 . The USA team was made up of eight Gymnasts; Alfred J ochim , Glenn Berr y, Frank Griz, Frank Haubold , H. C . Newh art, J. B. P earson , H. Witzi g and Paul Krempel. Roy E. Moore was the Manager and Coach , Herbert G. Forsell train er and Henr y Panzer the Team Drill work . George Miez of Switzerland was the All- Around Cham pi on. Team stan din gs were: 1. Switzerland ; 2. Czechoslovakia ; :-1. Yugoslavia; 4. Fran ce; 5. Finland ; 6. Italy; 7. US A ; 8. Holland ; 9. Lu xembourg and 19. Hungary. THE X th OLYMPIAD was held in Los Ange les, Califor ni a in 1932. The Intern ati onal Gym nastic Federati on accepted th e h os t- co ufltries request for ~ep a rate team and in dividu al competiti olh -The Americans fi elded two teams 5 All-Around men and 16 specia lists. Cumiskey, Galbraith , Herrma nn , Carmichael, Meyer, Witzig , Roth, Haubold , Schuler , Jochim, Erenberg, Bish op, Gulack, Bixler, Gross, Gleyre, Denton, Wolfe, Connell y, Bass, Kuhlemeier. Roy E. Moore manager, coach, Kanis, Price Assist. Coach, Lindenbaum official. Ital y won the T eam Champion ship, USA came in second , Finland was third , Hun gar y fourth , Japan fifth , Mexico sixth and S witzerland seventh. Homeo Ne ri of Italy was the top All-A round sco rer. Frank Haubold was the top America n with 6th place All-Aro und , with team mates Fred Meyer in 8 th place, Alfred J ochim 10th, Frank Cumiskey 11th and Michael Schuler 17th . (The Japanese team members placed-- 18, 21 , 22, 23 and 24. ) [n the indi vidual specia lists events the USA boys did ver y well winnin g 16 medal s and five first place awards ; six second places and five thirds, as follows: Hope Climb , Ha ymond Bass (1), W. Ca lbraith (2) and Th omas Connelly (3). Tumbling, Rowland Wolfe ( 11 , Edward Gross (2 ) and Wil li am He rrmann (3 1. Pommelled H orse, Frank Haub old (3). Fl yin g Rin gs, Ceo rge Gulack ( 1 ), William Denton ( 2) . H oriz ontal Bar, Da llas Bi xler (1). Indian Clubs, George Roth ( 1 1, Phil Erenberg (21 , and Wi lliam Kuhlemeier (3) . Long Horse, Alfred J och im (21 and Edward Ca rmichael (3) .

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THE X lth OLYMPIAD was held in Berlin , Ge rmall Y in 1936. The LTSA team sent eight Gymnasts; Ar thur Pitt, Chester Phillips, Alfred Jochim , Frank Haubold , Frederick Me yer , George Wheeler, Kenn y Griffin , Frank Cumisk y with J oseph Oszy as co ac h and Herbert Forsell manager. Germa ny won the Team Champi onship followed by Switzerland , Finland 3rd , Czechoslovakia 4 th ; Ital y 5th, Yugosla via 6th ; Hun gary 7th ; France 8th ; Japan 9th and the liSA 10th. Karl Sch warzmann of German y was the top All Around winn er. Frank C umi ~ k y was the hi ghest lJSA Gvm nast tf8 th pla ce}. For the first time the USA entered a Womell 's team cOllsisting of Adelaide Meyer , Mrs. Irma Haubold , Mary Wright, Margaret Duff ; Marie Kibler, Ada Lupardoni , Consetta Caruccio, Jennie Caputo and George Miele as coach. The women 's team placed fifth and Consetta Camccio placed the highest of USA women.

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XlIth OLYMPIAD not held. Was to be held in London but was cancelled due to the second World War as was the XIIIth whi ch would h ave been held in 1944.

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X l \Tth OLYMPI CS was held in London in 1948 h onoring their 1940 bid. The OS A sent an eight man squad to the London Olympics: Frank Cumiaky, Haymond Sorenson, William Hoetzheim , Edward Scrobe, Joe Kotys, Louis Bor-

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Profile for USA Gymnastics

Modern Gymnast - November 1964  

Modern Gymnast - November 1964