Alpine skiing at the 1956 Winter Olympics – Ladies' slalom

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Alpine skiing at the
1956 Winter Olympics
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The ladies' slalom at the 1956 Winter Olympics was held on 30 January. It was run on the Col Druscie. The course was 456 metres (1,496 ft) in length with a 175 m (574 ft) vertical drop. There were forty-one gates on the first run and forty-five gates for the second run. Forty-eight women from sixteen countries entered in the race. Twelve women were disqualified during the two runs. Swiss skier Renée Colliard won gold over Austrian Regina Schöpf, who placed second, and Russian Yevgeniya Sidorova who won the bronze.

Medalists[edit]

Gold Silver Bronze
 Renée Colliard
Switzerland (SUI)
 Regina Schöpf
Austria (AUT)
 Yevgeniya Sidorova
Soviet Union (URS)

Source:[1]

Results[edit]

Place Alpine skier 1st run 2nd run Total Difference
1  Renée Colliard (SUI) 55.6 56.7 112.3
2  Regina Schöpf (AUT) 56.0 59.4 115.4 +3.1
3  Yevgeniya Sidorova (URS) 56.9 59.8 116.7 +4.4
4  Giuliana Chenal-Minuzzo (ITA) 56.9 59.9 116.8 +4.6
5  Josefine Frandl (AUT) 60.4 57.5 117.9 +5.6
6  Inger Bjørnbakken (NOR) 58.7 59.3 118.0 +5.7
6  Astrid Sandvik (NOR) 58.9 59.1 118.0 +5.7
8  Josette Neviere (FRA) 60.3 58.0 118.3 +6.0
9  Marysette Agnel (FRA) 58.2 60.6 118.8 +6.5
10  Frieda Dänzer (SUI) 59.2 59.7 118.9 +6.6
11  Borghild Niskin (NOR) 59.0 60.0 119.0 +6.7
12  Dorothea Hochleitner (AUT) 60.4 60.6 121.0 +8.7
13  Inger Jorgensen (NOR) 61.4 60.9 122.3 +10.0
14  Hannelore Glaser (EUA) 61.8 62.9 124.7 +12.4
15  Hedi Beeler (SUI) 61.9 63.2 125.1 +12.8
16  Anna Pellissier (ITA) 61.2 65.3 126.5 +14.2
17  Madeleine Berthod (SUI) 64.6* 58.7 128.3 +16.0
18  Paule Moris (FRA) 73.9 61.7 135.6 +23.3
18  Ginette Seguin (CAN) 65.6 70.0 135.6 +23.3
20  Dorothy Surgenor (USA) 69.1 68.2 137.3 +25.0
21  Mirl Buchner (EUA) 61.7 71.8* 138.5 +26.2
22  Maria Kowalska (POL) 58.7 83.0 141.7 +29.4
23  Carlyn Kruger (CAN) 74.7 67.6 142.3 +30.0
24  Hilde Hofherr (AUT) 58.2 85.3 143.5 +31.2
25  Zandra Nowell (GBR) 70.5 75.3 145.8 +33.5
25  Andrea Mead Lawrence (USA) 57.5 88.3 145.8 +33.5
27  Gladys Werner (USA) 73.9 76.2 150.1 +37.8
28  Vivi-Anne Wassdahl (SWE) 86.2* 59.6 150.8 +38.5
29  Vera Schenone (ITA) 65.1 92.1 157.2 +44.9
30  Anne Heggtveit (CAN) 91.0 67.2 158.2 +45.9
31  Penny Pitou (USA) 86.2 76.3 162.5 +50.2
32  Slava Zupancic (YUG) 95.0 68.5 163.5 +51.2
33  Christine Davy (AUS) 86.1 81.5 167.6 +55.3
34  Sue Holmes (GBR) 75.0 100.9 175.9 +63.6
35  Jocelyn Wardrop-Moore (GBR) 114.4 86.0 200.4 +88.1
 Mauriel Lip (FRA) DSQ
 Marianne Seltsam (EUA) DSQ
 Eivor Berglund (SWE) DSQ
 Maria Gasienica-Daniel (POL) DSQ
 Cristina Ebner (ITA) DSQ
 Aleksandra Artemenko (URS) DSQ
 Magdalena Marotineanu (ROM) DSQ
 Elena Epuran (ROM) DSQ
 Jakobina Jakobsdottir (ISL) DSQ
 Lucille Wheeler (CAN) DSQ
 Ossi Reichert (EUA) DSQ
 Adeline Pryor (GBR) INJ

* 5 seconds penalty added.

Source:[1]

See also[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b Comitato Olimpico Nazionale Italiano (1956), p. 592–593

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