1956 Roller Hockey World Cup

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1956 Roller Hockey World Cup
Roller Hockey Men's World Championships
Tournament details
Host country Portugal
Dates 26 May 1956 (1956-05-26)
2 June 1956 (1956-06-02)
Teams 11 (from 2 confederations)
Venue(s) (in 1 host city)
Final positions
Champions  Portugal (6th title)
Runners-up  Spain
Third place  Italy
Fourth place  West Germany
Tournament statistics
Matches played 55
Goals scored 247 (4.49 per match)
1955
1958

The 1956 Roller Hockey World Cup was the twelfth roller hockey world cup, organized by the Fédération Internationale de Patinage a Roulettes (now under the name of Fédération Internationale de Roller Sports). It was contested by 11 national teams (10 from Europe and 1 from South America) and it's also considered the 1956 European Roller Hockey Championship (despite the presence of Brazil). All the games were played in the city of Porto, in Portugal, the chosen city to host the World Cup.

Results[edit]

Teams N F I B N B WG S E P
 Netherlands X
 France 0–0 X
 Italy 2–0 1–1 X
 Belgium 0–1 3–1 0–7 X
 Norway 2–2 0–1 4–6 1–3 X
 Brazil 0–3 4–5 1–3 3–4 4–1 X
 West Germany 3–1 2–1 1–0 6–0 1–0 4–0 X
 Spain 6–0 8–0 1–1 7–0 6–0 6–0 1–1 X
 England 2–1 4–1 1–0 4–2 1–1 5–0 2–0 1–7 X
 Portugal 4–1 6–0 1–1 3–1 10–1 5–0 3–1 1–0 6–1 X
  Switzerland 1–2 3–1 0–4 3–3 5–2 6–0 1–0 2–7 4–2 0–5

Standings[edit]

Colors
     1956 World Champion
Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
Gold medal icon.svg  Portugal 10 9 1 0 44 6 +38 19
Silver medal icon.svg  Spain 10 7 2 1 49 6 +43 16
Bronze medal icon.svg  Italy 10 5 3 2 25 10 +15 13
 West Germany 10 6 1 3 19 9 +10 13
 England 10 6 1 3 23 22 +1 13
  Switzerland 10 5 1 4 25 26 −1 11
 Netherlands 10 3 2 5 11 20 −9 8
 Belgium 10 3 1 6 16 36 −20 7
 France 10 2 2 6 11 31 −20 6
 Brazil 10 1 0 9 12 42 −30 2
 Norway 10 0 2 8 12 39 −27 2

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