Alpine skiing at the 1956 Winter Olympics – Men's giant slalom

The men's giant slalom at the 1956 Winter Olympics was held on 29 January on Mount Faloria, outside Cortina d'Ampezzo, Italy. The course on the Ilio Colli run was 2.660 km (1.65 mi) in length, with a vertical drop of 623 metres (2,044 ft). There were 71 gates for the men to navigate on the course. Ninety-five men from twenty-nine countries entered the race though eight were disqualified. Austrian men swept the medals.[1]

Men's giant slalom
at the VII Olympic Winter Games
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VenueMount Faloria,
Cortina d'Ampezzo, Italy
Date29 January 1956
Competitors95 from 29 nations
Winning time3:00.1
Medalists
1st place, gold medalist(s) Toni Sailer  Austria
2nd place, silver medalist(s) Andreas Molterer  Austria
3rd place, bronze medalist(s) Walter Schuster  Austria
← 1952
1960 →

Source:[2]

ResultsEdit

Sunday, 29 January 1956

Rank Bib # Competitor Time Difference
  18   Toni Sailer (AUT) 3:00.1
  6   Andreas Molterer (AUT) 3:06.3 +6.2
  14   Walter Schuster (AUT) 3:07.2 +7.1
4 10   Adrien Duvillard (FRA) 3:07.9 +7.8
5 29   Charles Bozon (FRA) 3:08.4 +8.3
6 3   Ernst Hinterseer (AUT) 3:08.5 +8.4
7 27   Hanspeter Lanig (EUA) 3:08.6 +8.5
8 15   Sepp Behr (EUA) 3:11.4 +11.3
9 12   François Bonlieu (FRA) 3:11.8 +11.7
10 13   Gino Burrini (ITA) 3:12.3 +12.2
11 4   Chiharu Igaya (JPN) 3:15.6 +15.5
11 42   Guido Ghedina (ITA) 3:15.6 +15.5
13 1   Ralph Miller (USA) 3:15.8 +15.9
14 35   Thomas Corcoran (USA) 3:16.0 +15.9
15 30   Brooks Dodge (USA) 3:16.4 +16.3
16 11   Stig Sollander (SWE) 3:17.1 +17.0
17 2   Georges Schneider (SUI) 3:17.3 +17.2
18 28   Roland Blaesi (SUI) 3:18.2 +18.1
19 21   Martin Julen (SUI) 3:18.5 +18.4
20 25   Ake Nilsson (SWE) 3:21.4 +21.3
21 19   Wallace Werner (USA) 3:21.5 +21.4
22 32   Asle Sjåstad (NOR) 3:21.6 +21.5
23 37   Jean Zarycki (POL) 3:22.3 +22.2
24 52   Dino Pompanin (ITA) 3:22.4 +22.3
25 16   Bruno Berrini (ITA) 3:23.1 +23.0
26 49   Peppi Schwaiger (EUA) 3:23.5 +23.4
27 20   Raymond Fellay (SUI) 3:23.9 +23.8
28 9   Włodzimierz Czarniak (POL) 3:24.2 +24.1
29 31   Olle Dalman (SWE) 3:24.9 +24.8
30 7   Gérard Pasquier (FRA) 3:25.6 +25.5
31 26   Jaroslaw Bogdalek (TCH) 3:27.3 +27.2
32 77   Ezven Cermak (TCH) 3:27.7 +27.6
33 51   Aleksandr Filatov (URS) 3:27.8 +27.7
34 41   Gueorgui Dimitrov (BUL) 3:28.9 +28.8
35 24   Josef Marusarz (POL) 3:29.3 +29.2
36 54   Kurt Hennrich (TCH) 3:30.4 +30.3
37 75   Gheorghe Cristoloveanu (ROM) 3:30.5 +30.4
38 45   Vladimir Krajnak (TCH) 3:31.0 +30.9
39 50   André Bertrand (CAN) 3:33.1 +33.0
40 40   Franc Cvenkelj (YUG) 3:33.7 +33.6
41 76   Gueorgui Varochkin (BUL) 3:33.9 +33.8
42 36   Pentti Alonen (FIN) 3:35.0 +34.9
43 65   Kalevi Hakkinen (FIN) 3:36.9 +36.7
44 63   Petar Anguelov (BUL) 3:40.0 +39.9
45 68   Susumu Sugiyama (JPN) 3:40.8 +40.7
46 71   Yury Sharkov (URS) 3:41.8 +41.7
47 74   Ludvig Dornik (YUG) 3:42.4 +42.3
48 43   Beni Obermuller (EUA) 3:42.9 +42.8
49 61   Muzzaffer Demirhan (TUR) 3:44.2 +44.1
50 44   Hans Andresen (NOR) 3:44.7 +44.6
51 72   Joze Ilija (YUG) 3:44.8 +44.7
52 5   Victor Talianov (URS) 3:45.2 +45.1
53 60   Luis Arias (ESP) 3:47.1 +47.0
54 47   Andrzej Roj-Gasienica (POL) 3:48.6 +48.5
55 38   Gennadiy Tchertistchev (URS) 3:48.9 +48.8
56 48   Eysteinn Þórðarson (ISL) 3:49.4 +49.3
56 46   Sandy Whitelaw (GBR) 3:49.4 +49.3
58 79   Nigel Gardner (GBR) 3:51.8 +51.7
59 69   Franz Beck (LIE) 3:52.6 +52.5
60 64   Einar Kristjánsson (ISL) 3:53.4 +53.3
61 39   Billy Day (AUS) 3:56.9 +56.8
62 100   Stefan Kristjansson (ISL) 3:59.1 +59.0
63 83   Osman Yuce (TUR) 3:59.4 +59.3
64 66   Noel Harrison (GBR) 4:00.1 +1:00.0
65 70   Denis Feron (BEL) 4:01.8 +1:01.7
66 73   Robin Hooper (GBR) 4:02.2 +1:02.1
67 104   Leopold Schadler (LIE) 4:03.3 +1:03.2
68 81   Francisco Viladomat (ESP) 4:08.7 +1:08.6
69 58   Tony Aslangul (AUS) 4:09.0 +1:08.9
70 78   Theordor Sele (LIE) 4:09.5 +1:09.4
71 97   Ibrahim Geagea (LIB) 4:10.0 +1:09.9
72 84   Vicente Vera (CHI) 4:10.6 +1:10.5
73 87   Ewarld Eberle (LIE) 4:11.6 +1:11.5
74 82   Nicolae Pandrea (ROM) 4:12.3 +1:12.2
75 59   René Farwig (BOL) 4:15.0 +1:14.9
75 98   Reza Bazargan (IRI) 4:15.0 +1:14.9
77 94   Zeki Şamiloğlu (TUR) 4:16.6 +1:16.5
78 93   Sergio Navarrete (CHI) 4:20.3 +1:20.2
79 62   Arturo Hammersley (CHI) 4:20.4 +1:20.3
80 80   Frank Prihoda (AUS) 4:31.2 +1:31.1
81 102   Jean Kairouz (LIB) 4:40.6 +1:40.5
82 99   Mahmoud Beiglou (IRI) 4:43.9 +1:43.8
83 101   Jaime Talens (ESP) 4:52.2 +1:52.1
84 96   James Walker (AUS) 5:21.0 +2:20.9
85 91   Aris Vatimbella (GRE) 5:23.6 +2:23.5
86 95   Georges Gereidi (LIB) 5:34.8 +2:34.7
87 103   Christos Papageorgiou (GRE) 7:24.5 +4:24.4
17   Hans Olofsson (SWE) DSQ
92   Luis Molné (ESP) DSQ
89   Steinþór Jakobsson (ISL) DSQ
90   Alexandros Vouxinos (GRE) DSQ
88   Benik Amirian (IRI) DSQ
8   Guttorm Berge (NOR) DSQ
67   Mahmut Eroğlu (TUR) DSQ
53   Jan Thorstensen (NOR) DSQ

Source:[2]

See alsoEdit

NotesEdit

  1. ^ "Alpine Skiing at the 1956 Cortina d'Ampezzo Winter Games: Men's Giant Slalom". Sports Reference. Archived from the original on 17 April 2020. Retrieved 9 March 2018.
  2. ^ a b Comitato Olimpico Nazionale Italiano (1956), p. 590–591

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