Czechoslovakia at the 1956 Winter Olympics

Czechoslovakia competed at the 1956 Winter Olympics in Cortina d'Ampezzo, Italy.

Czechoslovakia at the
1956 Winter Olympics
Flag of Czechoslovakia.svg
IOC codeTCH
NOCCzechoslovak Olympic Committee
in Cortina d'Ampezzo
Competitors41 (35 men, 6 women) in 7 sports
Flag bearerVlastimil Bubník (ice hockey)
Medals
Gold
0
Silver
0
Bronze
0
Total
0
Winter Olympics appearances (overview)
Other related appearances
 Czech Republic (1994–)
 Slovakia (1994–)

Alpine skiingEdit

Men
Athlete Event Race 1 Race 2 Total
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Jaroslav Bogdálek Downhill DSQ
Vladimír Krajňák DSQ
Evžen Čermák 3:18.0 17
Kurt Hennrich 3:01.5 7
Vladimír Krajňák Giant Slalom 3:31.0 38
Kurt Hennrich 3:30.4 36
Evžen Čermák 3:27.7 32
Jaroslav Bogdálek 3:27.3 31
Vladimír Krajňák Slalom n/a ? DSQ DSQ
Jaroslav Bogdálek 2:00.4 44 2:06.9 22 4:07.3 29
Kurt Hennrich 1:58.3 (+0:05) 42 2:20.2 31 4:18.5 36
Evžen Čermák 1:37.5 28 2:05.3 19 3:42.8 21

Cross-country skiingEdit

Men
Event Athlete Race
Time Rank
15 km Jaroslav Cardal 56:12 42
Josef Prokeš 55:05 36
Ilja Matouš 52:04 13
30 km Jaroslav Cardal 1'51:05 18
Josef Prokeš 1'50:49 16
Ilja Matouš 1'48:12 10
Men's 4 × 10 km relay
Athletes Race
Time Rank
Emil Okuliár
Vlastimil Melich
Josef Prokeš
Ilja Matouš
2'24:54 8
Women
Event Athlete Race
Time Rank
10 km Eva Paulusová-Benešová 43:42 28
Olga Krasilová 43:10 25
Libuše Patočková 41:52 19
Eva Lauermanová 41:04 14
Women's 3 x 5 km relay
Athletes Race
Time Rank
Eva Paulusová-Benešová
Libuše Patočková
Eva Lauermanová
1'14:19 6

Figure skatingEdit

Men
Athlete CF FS Points Places Rank
Karol Divín 5 5 154.25 49.5 5
Women
Athlete CF FS Points Places Rank
Jindriska Kramperova 21 17 136.67 209 20
Pairs
Athletes Points Places Rank
Věra Suchánková
Zdeněk Doležal
10.53 68.5 8

Ice hockeyEdit

Group BEdit

Top two teams advanced to Medal Round.

Rank Team Pld W L T GF GA Pts
1   Czechoslovakia 2 2 0 0 12 6 4
2   United States 2 1 1 0 7 4 2
3   Poland 2 0 2 0 3 12 0
  • Czechoslovakia 4-3 USA
  • Czechoslovakia 8-3 Poland

Games for 1st-6th placesEdit

Rank Team Pld W L T GF GA Pts
1   Soviet Union 5 5 0 0 25 5 10
2   United States 5 4 1 0 26 12 8
3   Canada 5 3 2 0 23 11 6
4   Sweden 5 1 3 1 10 17 3
5   Czechoslovakia 5 1 4 0 20 30 2
6   Germany 5 0 4 1 6 35 1
  • Canada 6-3 Czechoslovakia
  • Sweden 5-0 Czechoslovakia
  • USSR 7-4 Czechoslovakia
  • Czechoslovakia 9-3 Germany (UTG)
  • USA 9-4 Czechoslovakia

Leading scorersEdit

Rk Team GP G A Pts
8th   Vlastimil Bubník 7 5 4 9
Contestants
Jan Vodička
Ján Jendek
Karel Gut
Jan Kasper
Václav Bubník
Jaromír Bünter
Slavomír Bartoň
Vlastimil Bubník
Bronislav Danda
Zdeněk Návrat
František Vaněk
Bohumil Prošek
Miroslav Klůc
Stanislav Bacílek
Vladimír Zábrodský
Otto Cimrman
Václav Pantůček

Nordic combinedEdit

Events:

  • normal hill ski jumping (Three jumps, best two counted and shown here.)
  • 15 km cross-country skiing
Athlete Event Ski Jumping Cross-country Total
Distance 1 Distance 2 Points Rank Time Points Rank Points Rank
Vlastimil Melich Individual 62.0 65.0 183.5 28 57:18 236.100 4 419.600 18
Josef Nüsser 68.0 65.5 189.5 25 59:28 227.800 13 417.300 22
Vítězslav Lahr 68.0 67.0 193.0 22 57:39 234.800 5 427.800 12

Ski jumpingEdit

Athlete Event Jump 1 Jump 2 Total
Distance Points Rank Distance Points Rank Points Rank
Jáchym Bulín Normal hill 71.5 93.5 34 70.5 92.5 30 186.0 29
Mojmír Stuchlík 74.0 98.5 24 74.0 89.0 38 187.5 28

Speed skatingEdit

Men
Event Athlete Race
Time Rank
500 m Jaroslav Doubek 43.6 30
Vladimír Kolář 43.5 28
Bohumil Jauris 42.8 17
1500 m Jaroslav Doubek 2:19.2 39
Vladimír Kolář 2:16.5 27
Bohumil Jauris 2:13.6 15
5000 m Vladimír Kolář 8:08.9 13
10,000 m Bohumil Jauris 17:38.4 26
Vladimír Kolář 17:16.9 14

ReferencesEdit