In gymnastics, individual exercises took place at the jam-packed Metropolitan Gymnasium. Yukio Endo of Japan?
In gymnastics, individual exercises took place at the jam-packed Metropolitan Gymnasium. Yukio Endo of Japan won three out of the six exercises for men, and Vera Caslavsk of Czechoslovakia won in long horse and parallel bars at different heights and Larisa Latynina of the Soviet Union won in balancing on beam and free standing for women.
In free-style wrestling which took place at Chiba Gymnasium, Japan achieved an overwhelming victory in six of the eight categories.
In canoeing, the visitors monopolized all the events finals of which took place in Lake Sagami in favourable weather condition.
The final item in yachting, the Finn class event took place at Hayama Yachting Harbour. Most of the days in the week were calm and the visiting yachtmen who do well against winds seemed to have had a hard time.