Figure skating at the 1956 Winter Olympics

Figure skating at the 1956 Winter Olympics took place at the Olympic Ice Stadium in Cortina d'Ampezzo, Italy.

Figure skating at the VII Winter Olympics
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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Three figure skating events were contested: men's singles, ladies' singles, and pair skating.

Medal summaryEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Men's singles
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Hayes Alan Jenkins
  United States
Ronnie Robertson
  United States
David Jenkins
  United States
Ladies' singles
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Tenley Albright
  United States
Carol Heiss
  United States
Ingrid Wendl
  Austria
Pair skating
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Sissy Schwarz
/ Kurt Oppelt
  Austria
Frances Dafoe
/ Norris Bowden
  Canada
Marianna Nagy
/ László Nagy
  Hungary

ResultsEdit

MenEdit

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

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LadiesEdit

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 Diana 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

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PairsEdit

Rank Name Nation Points Places
1 Sissy Schwarz / Kurt Oppelt   Austria 11.31 14
2 Frances Dafoe / Norris Bowden   Canada 11.32 16
3 Marianna Nagy / László Nagy   Hungary 11.03 32
4 Marika Kilius / Franz Ningel   United Team of Germany 10.98 35.5
5 Carole Ann Ormaca / Robin Greiner   United States 10.71 56
6 Barbara Wagner / Robert Paul   Canada 10.74 54.5
7 Lucille Ash / Sully Kothmann   United States 10.63 59.5
8 Věra Suchánková / Zdeněk Doležal   Czechoslovakia 10.53 68.5
9 Elisabeth Ellend / Konrad Lienert   Austria 10.38 77
10 Joyce Coates / Anthony Holles   Great Britain 10.00 88
11 Patricia Krau / Rodney Ward   Great Britain 9.86 93

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