1956 European Figure Skating Championships

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]

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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ResultsEdit

MenEdit

Rank Name Nation
1 Alain Giletti   France
2 Michael Booker   United Kingdom
3 Karol Divín   Czechoslovakia
4 Alain Calmat   France
5 Tilo Gutzeit   West Germany
6 Norbert Felsinger   Austria
7 François Pache    Switzerland
8 István Szenes   Hungary
9 Brian Tuck   United Kingdom
10 Manfred Schnelldorfer   West Germany
11 Hans Müller    Switzerland
12 Igor Persiantsev   Soviet Union
13 Hanno Sturher   Austria
14 Hans-Jürgen Bäumler   West Germany
15 Lev Mikhailov   Soviet Union
16 Valentin Zakharov   Soviet Union

LadiesEdit

Rank Name Nation
1 Ingrid Wendl   Austria
2 Yvonne Sugden   United Kingdom
3 Erica Batchelor   United Kingdom
4 Rosi Pettinger   West Germany
5 Hanna Walter   Austria
6 Dianne Peach   United Kingdom
7 Sjoukje Dijkstra   Netherlands
8 Joan Haanappel   Netherlands
9 Erica Rucker   West Germany
10 Ilse Musyl   Austria
11 Emma Giardini   Italy
12 Alice Fischer    Switzerland
13 Ina Bauer   West Germany
14 Jindřiška Kramperová   Czechoslovakia
15 Karin Borner    Switzerland
16 Jana Dočekalová   Czechoslovakia
17 Miloslava Tumová-Zahorska   Czechoslovakia
18 Gilberte Naboudet   France
19 Corinne Altman   France
20 Milena Kladrubska   Czechoslovakia
21 Michèle Allard   France

PairsEdit

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 dancingEdit

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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