Figure skating at the 1956 Winter Olympics

Figure skating at the VII Winter Olympics
Pairs figure skaters at 1956 Winter Olympics.jpg
Lucille Ash and Sully Kothman at the 1956 Winter Olympics in Cortina d'Ampezzo, Italy.
Type: Olympic Games
Champions
Men's singles:
United States Hayes Alan Jenkins
Ladies' singles:
United States Tenley Albright
Pair skating:
Austria Sissy Schwarz / Kurt Oppelt
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Figure skating at the 1956 Winter Olympics took place at the Olympic Ice Stadium in Cortina d'Ampezzo, Italy. Three figure skating events were contested: men's singles, ladies' singles, and pair skating.[1]

Medal summary

Results

Men

Rank Name Nation CF FS Points Places
1 Hayes Alan Jenkins  United States 1 2 166.43 13
2 Ronald Robertson  United States 2 1 165.79 16
3 David Jenkins  United States 3 3 162.82 27
4 Alain Giletti  France 4 4 159.63 37
5 Karol Divín  Czechoslovakia 5 5 154.25 49.5
6 Michael Booker  Great Britain 6 6 154.26 53.5
7 Norbert Felsinger  Austria 7 8 150.55 67
8 Charles Snelling  Canada 9 7 150.42 67
9 Alain Calmat  France 8 9 148.35 77
10 Tilo Gutzeit  United Team of Germany 10 11 141.08 90
11 François Pache  Switzerland 11 10 139.39 95
12 Hans Müller  Switzerland 12 12 135.28 112
13 Allan Ganter  Australia 13 14 132.41 114
14 Darío Villalba  Spain 14 16 127.30 128
15 Kalle Tuulos  Finland 15 15 124.50 137
16 Charles Keeble  Australia 16 13 123.93 137

Referee:

Assistant Referee:

Judges:

  • Australia Sydney R. Croll
  • Austria Hans Meixler
  • Canada Ralph S. McCreath
  • Czechoslovakia Emil Skákala
  • France Gérard Rodrigues Henriques
  • Germany Adolf Walker
  • United Kingdom Pauline Barrajo
  • United States H. Kendall Kelley
  • Switzerland Jean Kreuz

Ladies

Rank Name Nation CF FS Points Places
1 Tenley Albright  United States 1 1 169.67 12
2 Carol Heiss  United States 2 2 168.02 21
3 Ingrid Wendl  Austria 3 5 159.44 39
4 Yvonne Sugden  Great Britain 4 9 156.62 53
5 Hanna Eigel  Austria 5 4 157.15 52
6 Carole Jane Pachl  Canada 6 8 154.74 73
7 Hanna Walter  Austria 8 7 153.89 83.5
8 Catherine Machado  United States 10 3 153.48 86.5
9 Ann Johnston  Canada 7 10 152.56 94
10 Rosi Pettinger  United Team of Germany 11 6 152.04 101
11 Erica Batchelor  Great Britain 9 12 149.67 116
12 Sjoukje Dijkstra  Netherlands 12 15 145.80 140
13 Joan Haanappel  Netherlands 14 11 145.85 145.5
14 Beth Peach  Great Britain 13 13 144.75 151
15 Fiorella Negro  Italy 16 14 142.31 168.5
16 Karin Borner  Switzerland 15 16 141.69 171
17 Maryvonne Huet  France 17 19 138.30 194
18 Alice Fischer  Switzerland 18 20 137.69 203
19 Alice Lundström  Sweden 19 18 136.34 206
20 Jindra Kramperová  Czechoslovakia 21 17 136.67 209
21 Manuela Angeli  Italy 20 21 133.51 222

Referee:

  • International Skating Union.svg Adolf Rosdol

Assistant Referee:

Judges:

Pairs

Referee:

  • International Skating Union.svg Gustavus F.C. Witt

Assistant Referee:

  • International Skating Union.svg Marcel Nicaise

Judges:

  • Australia Sydney R. Croll
  • Austria Hans Meixner
  • Canada Ralph S. McCreath
  • Czechoslovakia Emil Skákala
  • Germany Rudolf A. Marx
  • United States H. Kendall Kelley
  • United Kingdom Pamela Davis
  • Hungary Zoltán Balász
  • Switzerland Jean Creux

References

  1. ^ "Figure Skating at the 1956 Winter Olympics". Olympedia. Retrieved 3 July 2020.

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