Ski jumping at the 1956 Winter Olympics

Ski jumping at the 1956 Winter Olympics consisted of one event held on 5 February[1] The competition took place at the Trampolino Olimpico Italia with a K-Point of 72m.[2][3]

Ski jumping
at the VII Olympic Winter Games
Ski jumping pictogram.svg
VenueTrampolino Olimpico
Dates5 February
Competitors51 from 16 nations
Winning Score227.0
Medalists
1st place, gold medalist(s) Antti Hyvärinen  Finland
2nd place, silver medalist(s) Aulis Kallakorpi  Finland
3rd place, bronze medalist(s) Harry Glaß  United Team of Germany
← 1952
1960 →

Medal summaryEdit

Medal tableEdit

[1]

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1  Finland (FIN)1102
2  United Team of Germany (EUA)0011
Totals (2 nations)1113


Both Finland, which led the medal table, and the unified Germany team won their first Olympic medals in ski jumping.

EventsEdit

[1]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Normal hill
details
Antti Hyvärinen
  Finland
227.0 Aulis Kallakorpi
  Finland
225.0 Harry Glaß
  United Team of Germany
224.5

ResultsEdit

[1]

Rank Athlete Country Jump 1 Jump 2 Total
  Antti Hyvärinen   Finland 111.5 115.5 227.0
  Aulis Kallakorpi   Finland 114.5 110.5 225.0
  Harry Glaß   United Team of Germany 115.0 109.5 224.5
4 Max Bolkart   United Team of Germany 111.5 111.0 222.5
5 Sven Pettersson   Sweden 109.5 110.5 220.0
6 Andreas Däscher   Switzerland 108.0 111.5 219.5
7 Eino Kirjonen   Finland 107.5 111.5 219.0
8 Werner Lesser   United Team of Germany 105.0 105.0 210.0
9 Sverre Stallvik   Norway 104.5 103.5 208.0
10 Hemmo Silvennoinen   Finland 102.5 105.0 207.5
11 Arne Hoel   Norway 104.5 102.0 206.5
12 Sepp Bradl   Austria 104.5 101.0 205.5
13 Hiroshi Yoshizawa   Japan 106.5 98.5 205.0
14 Bror Östman   Sweden 102.5 102.0 204.5
15 Walter Habersatter   Austria 102.0 99.5 201.5
16 Nikolay Shamov   Soviet Union 103.0 98.0 201.0
16 Władysław Tajner   Poland 98.0 103.0 201.0
18 Asbjørn Osnes   Norway 102.0 97.5 199.5
19 Rudolf Schweinberger   Austria 100.0 99.0 199.0
20 Andrzej Gąsienica Daniel   Poland 102.0 96.5 198.5
21 Art Devlin   United States 98.5 96.0 194.5
22 Jože Zidar   Yugoslavia 99.5 94.5 194.0
23 Albin Rogelj   Yugoslavia 94.0 98.5 192.5
24 Janez Polda   Yugoslavia 96.5 95.0 191.5
25 Roman Gąsienica Sieczka   Poland 101.5 88.0 189.5
26 Sepp Kleisl   United Team of Germany 95.0 94.0 189.0
27 Jacques Charland   Canada 94.5 93.5 188.0
28 Mojmír Stuchlík   Czechoslovakia 98.5 89.0 187.5
29 Jáchym Bulín   Czechoslovakia 93.5 92.5 186.0
30 K'oba Ts'akadze   Soviet Union 107.0 78.0 185.0
30 Józef Huczek   Poland 95.5 89.5 185.0
30 Otto Leodolter   Austria 94.0 91.0 185.0
33 Tito Tolin   Italy 91.0 93.5 184.5
34 Yury Moshkin   Soviet Union 91.5 92.5 184.0
35 Sverre Stenersen   Norway 90.5 93.0 183.5
36 Roy Sherwood   United States 94.0 89.0 183.0
37 Luigi Pennacchio   Italy 91.0 89.5 180.5
38 Alfredo Prucker   Italy 88.0 91.5 179.5
39 Koichi Sato   Japan 91.0 87.5 178.5
40 Conrad Rochat   Switzerland 89.5 87.5 177.0
41 Holger Karlsson   Sweden 71.5 104.5 176.0
42 Nicolae Munteanu   Romania 85.0 90.0 175.0
43 Willis Olson   United States 84.5 90.0 174.5
44 Erik Styf   Sweden 102.5 66.5 169.0
45 Francis Perret   Switzerland 86.0 82.5 168.5
46 Richard Rabasa   France 84.5 83.0 167.5
46 André Monnier   France 82.5 85.0 167.5
48 Enzo Perin   Italy 83.5 80.5 164.0
48 Régis Robert Rey   France 82.0 82.0 164.0
50 Janez Gorišek   Yugoslavia 81.5 80.5 162.0
51 Dick Rahoi   United States 86.0 72.0 158.0

Participating NOCsEdit

Sixteen nations participated in ski jumping at the Cortina Games. The Soviet Union made its Olympic ski jumping debut.[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d e "VII Giochi Olimpici Invernali - Rapporto ufficiale" (PDF). COMITATO OLIMPICO NAZIONALE ITALIANO. LA84 Foundation. 1956. Retrieved 28 January 2014.
  2. ^ Henauer, Kurt (FIS PR and Media Coordinator Ski jumping). "hill lengths." E-Mail to Chris Miller. 5 June 2006.
  3. ^ "Ski Jumping at the 1956 Cortina d'Ampezzo Winter Games". Sports Reference. Retrieved 25 August 2019.