1956 World Figure Skating Championships

1956 World Figure Skating Championships
Type: ISU Championship
Date: February 16 – 19
Season: 1956
Location: Garmisch-Partenkirchen, West Germany
Champions
Men's singles:
United States Hayes Alan Jenkins
Ladies' singles:
United States Carol Heiss
Pair skating:
Austria Sissy Schwarz / Kurt Oppelt
Ice dance:
United Kingdom Pamela Weight / Paul Thomas
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The World Figure Skating Championships is an annual figure skating competition sanctioned by the International Skating Union in which figure skaters compete for the title of World Champion.

The 1956 competitions for men, ladies, pair skating, and ice dancing took place from February 16 to 19 in Garmisch-Partenkirchen, West Germany.

Results

Men

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Ladies

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Pairs

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Ice dancing

Rank Name Nation Places
1 Pamela Weight / Paul Thomas  United Kingdom 7
2 June Markham / Courtney Jones  United Kingdom 15
3 Barbara Thompson / Gerard Rigby  United Kingdom 29
4 Joan Zamboni / Ronland Junso  United States 37
5 Fanny Besson / Jean Paul Guhel  France 39
6 Carmel Bodel / Edward Bodel  United States 38
7 Sidney Arnold / Franklin Nelson  United States 47
8 Sigrid Knacke / Günther Koch  West Germany 49
9 Lindis Johnston / Jeffery Johnston  Canada 74.5
10 Gerda Wohlgemuth / Hannes Burkhardt  West Germany 82
11 Edith Peikert / Hans Kutschera  Austria 76.5
12 Bona Giammona / Giancarlo Sioli  Italy 77
13 Lucia Fischer / Rudolf Zorn  Austria 88
14 Catharina Odink / Jacobus Odink  Netherlands 91
15 Adriana Giuggiolini / Germano Ceccattini  Italy 94
16 Rita Paucka / Peter Kwiet  West Germany 109
17 Maria Grazia Locatelli / Vinicio Toncelli  Italy 117

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Sources

  • Result List provided by the ISU

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