1956 European Figure Skating Championships

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1956 European Championships
Type: ISU Championship
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 dancing:
United Kingdom Pamela Weight / Paul Thomas
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The 1956 European Figure Skating Championships were held in Paris, France. Elite senior-level figure skaters from European ISU member nations competed for the title of European Champion. Skaters competed in the disciplines of ladies' singles,[1] men's singles,[2] pair skating,[3] and ice dancing.[4]

Results[edit]

Men[edit]

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 Hungary
9 Brian Tuck  United Kingdom
10 Manfred Schnelldorfer  West Germany
11 Hans Müller   Switzerland
12 Igor Persiantsev Soviet Union Soviet Union
13 Hanno Sturher  Austria
14 Hans-Jürgen Bäumler  West Germany
15 Lev Mikhailov Soviet Union Soviet Union
16 Valentin Zakharov Soviet Union Soviet Union

Ladies[edit]

Rank Name Nation
1 Ingrid Wendl  Austria
2 Yvonne Sugden  United Kingdom
3 Erica Batchelor  United Kingdom
4 Rose Pettinger  West Germany
5 Hanna Walter  Austria
6 Diana Clifton-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 Jindriska Kramperová  Czechoslovakia
15 Carine 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

Pairs[edit]

Rank Name Nation
1 Sissy Schwarz / Kurt Oppelt  Austria
2 Marianna Nagy / László Nagy Hungary Hungary
3 Marika Kilius / Franz Ningel  West Germany
4 Joyce Coates / Anthony Holles  United Kingdom
5 Věra Suchánková / Zdeněk Doležal  Czechoslovakia
6 Lisel Ellend / Konrad Lienert  Austria
7 Eva Szőllősy / Gabor Vida Hungary Hungary
8 Lidia Gerasimova / Yuri Kiselev  URS
9 Carolyn Patricia Krau / Rodney Ward  United Kingdom
10 Eva Neeb / Karl Probst  West Germany
11 Maya Belenkaya / Igor Moskvin  URS
12 Susi Holstein / Willi Wahl   Switzerland
13 Vera Kuhrüber / Horst Kuhrüber East Germany East Germany
14 Colette Tarozzi / Jean Vives  France

Ice dancing[edit]

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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