1956 European Figure Skating Championships

1956 European Championships
Type: ISU Championship
Date: January 19 – 21
Season: 1955–56
Location: Paris, France
Champions
Men's singles:
France Alain Giletti
Ladies' singles:
Austria Ingrid Wendl
Pair skating:
Austria Sissy Schwarz / Kurt Oppelt
Ice dance:
United Kingdom Pamela Weight / Paul Thomas
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The 1956 European Figure Skating Championships were held on January 19–21, 1956 in Paris, France. Elite senior-level figure skaters from European ISU member nations competed for the title of European Champion in the disciplines of men's singles,[1] ladies' singles,[2] pair skating,[3] and ice dancing.[4]

Results

Men

Ladies

Pairs

Rank Name Nation
1 Sissy Schwarz / Kurt Oppelt  Austria
2 Marianna Nagy / László Nagy  Hungary
3 Marika Kilius / Franz Ningel  West Germany
4 Joyce Coates / Anthony Holles  United Kingdom
5 Věra Suchánková / Zdeněk Doležal  Czechoslovakia
6 Liesl Ellend / Konrad Lienert  Austria
7 Eva Szőllősy / Gabor Vida  Hungary
8 Lidia Gerasimova / Yuri Kiselev  Soviet Union
9 Carolyn Patricia Krau / Rodney Ward  United Kingdom
10 Eva Neeb / Karl Probst  West Germany
11 Maya Belenkaya / Igor Moskvin  Soviet Union
12 Susi Holstein / Willi Wahl   Switzerland
13 Vera Kuhrüber / Horst Kuhrüber  East Germany
14 Colette Tarozzi / Jean Vives  France

Ice dancing

Rank Name Nation
1 Pamela Weight / Paul Thomas  United Kingdom
2 June Markham / Courtney Jones  United Kingdom
3 Barbara Thompson / Gerard Rigby  United Kingdom
4 Fanny Besson / Jean Paul Guhel  France
5 Sigrid Knake / Günther Koch  West Germany
6 Catherina Odink / Jacobus Odink  Netherlands
7 Edith Peikert / Hans Kutschera  Austria
8 Lucia Zorn / Rudolf Zorn  Austria
9 Gerda Wohlgemut / Hannes Burkhardt  West Germany
10 Adriana Giuggiolini / Germano Ceccattini  Italy
11 Rita Paucka / Peter Kwiet  West Germany
12 Maria Grazia Locatelli / Vinico Toncelli  Italy
13 Olga Cilardini / Gianfranco Canepa  Italy

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