Alpine skiing at the 1956 Winter Olympics – Ladies' giant slalom

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Alpine skiing at the
1956 Winter Olympics
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The Ladies giant slalom at the 1956 Winter Olympics was held on 27 January in Cortina d'Ampezzo, Italy. It was run on the Canalone run on Mount Tofana. The course was 1,366 metres (4,482 ft) long with a 408 metres (1,339 ft) vertical drop. There were 46 gates that the women had to navigate. Forty-four women from sixteen countries competed. German skier Ossi Reichert won the event while Austrians won silver and bronze.

Medalists[edit]

Gold Silver Bronze
 Ossi Reichert
Germany (EUA)
 Josefine Frandl
Austria (AUT)
 Dorothea Hochleitner
Austria (AUT)

Source:[1]

Results[edit]

Place No. Competitor Time Difference
1st 14  Ossi Reichert (EUA) 1:56.5
2nd 25  Josefine Frandl (AUT) 1:57.8 +1.3
3rd 20  Dorothea Hochleitner (AUT) 1:58.2 +1.7
4 21  Andrea Mead Lawrence (USA) 1:58.3 +1.8
4 7  Madeleine Berthod (SUI) 1:58.3 +1.8
6 11  Lucille Wheeler (CAN) 1:58.6 +2.1
7 46  Borghild Niskin (NOR) 1:59.0 +2.5
8 17  Marysette Agnel (FRA) 1:59.4 +2.9
9 23  Regina Schöpf (AUT) 2:00.6 +4.1
10 9  Josette Neviere (FRA) 2:00.8 +4.3
11 4  Frieda Dänzer (SUI) 2:00.9 +4.4
12 31  Marianne Seltsam (EUA) 2:01.4 +4.9
13 16  Giuliana Chenal-Minuzzo (ITA) 2:01.5 +5.0
14 35  Inger Bjørnbakken (NOR) 2:02.3 +5.8
14 12  Madeleine Front (FRA) 2:02.3 +5.8
14 32  Annemarie Waser (SUI) 2:02.3 +5.8
17 38  Anna Pellissier (ITA) 2:02.4 +5.9
18 62  Paule Moris (FRA) 2:02.5 +6.0
19 29  Hannelore Glaser (EUA) 2:02.7 +6.2
20 1  Maria Kowalska (POL) 2:02.8 +6.3
21 15  Margaret Adeline Pryor (GBR) 2:03.1 +6.6
22 55  Astrid Sandvik (NOR) 2:04.0 +7.5
22 50  Gladys Werner (USA) 2:04.0 +7.5
24 60  Inger Jorgensen (NOR) 2:04.4 +7.9
25 33  Ingrid Englund (SWE) 2:04.5 +8.0
26 58  Eivor Berglund (SWE) 2:04.9 +8.4
27 48  Mirl Buchner (EUA) 2:05.0 +8.5
28 44  Maria Grazia Marchelli (ITA) 2:05.2 +8.7
29 36  Anne Heggtveit (CAN) 2:05.3 +8.8
30 87  Barbara Grocholska (POL) 2:05.5 +9.0
31 84  Vivi-Anne Wassdahl (SWE) 2:06.4 +9.9
32 42  Slava Zupancie (YUG) 2:07.9 +11.4
33 63  Trude Klecker (AUT) 2:08.5 +12.0
34 45  Penny Pitou (USA) 2:10.4 +13.9
35 54  Maria Gasienica-Daniel (POL) 2:10.9 +14.4
36 53  Ginette Seguin (CAN) 2:16.6 +20.1
37 91  Christine Davy (AUS) 2:17.3 +20.8
38 89  Susanne Holmes (GBR) 2:19.0 +22.5
39 72  Magdalena Marotineanu (ROM) 2:21.0 +24.5
40 85  Sidorova Evgeniya (URS) 2:31.3 +34.8
41 79  Jakobina Jakobsdottir (ISL) 2:39.4 +42.9
42 69  Jocelyn Wardrop-Moore (GBR) 2:39.8 +43.3
43 81  Elena Epuran (ROM) 3:20.5 +1:24.0
44 77  Aleksandra Artemenko (URS) 4:04.5 +2:08.0

Source:[1]

See also[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b Comitato Olimpico Nazionale Italiano (1956), p. 588–589

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