Bobsleigh at the 1956 Winter Olympics – Two-man

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Bobsleigh at the
1956 Winter Olympics
Bobsleigh pictogram.svg
Two-man men
Four-man men

The two-man bobsleigh results at the 1956 Winter Olympics in Cortina d'Ampezzo. The competition was held on Friday, January 27, 1956 and on Saturday, January 28, 1956.

Medallists[edit]

Gold Silver Bronze
 Italy (ITA)
Italy I
Lamberto Dalla Costa
Giacomo Conti
 Italy (ITA)
Italy II
Eugenio Monti
Renzo Alverà
 Switzerland (SUI)
Switzerland I
Max Angst
Harry Warburton

Results[edit]

Rank Team Athletes Run 1 Run 2 Run 3 Run 4 Final
Gold  Italy (ITA) Italy I Lamberto Dalla Costa & Giacomo Conti 1:22.00 1:22.45 1:22.95 1:22.74 5:30.14
Silver  Italy (ITA) Italy II Eugenio Monti & Renzo Alverà 1:22.73 1:22.53 1:23.37 1:22.82 5:31.45
Bronze  Switzerland (SUI) Switzerland I Max Angst & Harry Warburton 1:24.71 1:23.81 1:24.27 1:24.67 5:37.46
4  Spain (ESP) Spain II Alfonso de Portago & Vicente Sartorius y Cabeza de Vaca 1:24.81 1:23.77 1:24.03 1:24.99 5:37.60
5  United States (USA) USA I Waightman Washbond & Piet Biesiadecki 1:24.82 1:24.15 1:24.78 1:24.41 5:38.16
6  United States (USA) USA II Arthur Tyler & Edgar Seymour 1:25.41 1:23.77 1:24.44 1:26.46 5:40.08
7  Switzerland (SUI) Switzerland II Franz Kapus & Heinrich Angst 1:24.74 1:24.50 1:24.70 1:26.17 5:40.11
8  Germany (GER) Germany II Andreas Ostler & Hans Hohenester 1:24.63 1:24.89 1:25.07 1:25.54 5:41.34
9  Germany (GER) Germany I Hans Rösch & Lorenz Nieberl 1:26.92 1:24.08 1:25.21 1:25.13 5:41.34
10  Great Britain (GBR) Great Britain II Stuart Parkinson & Christopher Williams 1:25.63 1:24.53 1:26.73 1:25.94 5:42.83
11  Great Britain (GBR) Great Britain I Clifford Schellenberg & John Rainforth 1:24.52 1:26.57 1:25.88 1:26.39 5:43.36
12  Austria (AUT) Austria I Paul Aste & Heinrich Isser 1:26.32 1:25.82 1:26.61 1:25.22 5:43.97
13  Belgium (BEL) Belgium I Marcel Leclef & Albert Casteleyns 1:27.30 1:25.93 1:25.60 1:25.98 5:44.81
14  Romania (ROU) Romania I Heinrich Enea & Mărgărit Blăgescu 1:26.51 1:26.83 1:26.44 1:26.44 5:46.22
15  Austria (AUT) Austria II Karl Wagner & Adolf Tonn 1:26.15 1:27.06 1:26.73 1:26.35 5:46.29
16  Poland (POL) Poland II Stefan Ciapała & Aleksander Habala 1:27.70 1:26.49 1:26.24 1:25.92 5:46.35
17  Sweden (SWE) Sweden I Olle Axelsson & Tryggve Sundström 1:27.15 1:27.82 1:26.01 1:25.67 5:46.65
18  Romania (ROU) Romania II Constantin Dragomir & Gheorghe Moldoveanu 1:27.22 1:26.42 1:27.57 1:28.95 5:50.16
19  Poland (POL) Poland I Aleksy Konieczny & Zbigniew Skowroński 1:27.21 1:27.23 1:27.87 1:28.54 5:50.85
20  Norway (NOR) Norway II Arne Røgden & Odd Solli 1:27.57 1:26.90 1:28.81 1:29.05 5:52.33
 Norway (NOR) Norway I Reidar Alveberg & Arnold Dyrdahl DNF
 Sweden (SWE) Sweden II Sven Erbs & Walter Aronson DNF
 France (FRA) France I André Robin & Lucien Grosso DNF
 France (FRA) France II André Donnert & Serge Giacchini DNF
 Liechtenstein (LIE) Liechtenstein I Moritz Heidegger & Weltin Wolfinger DNF

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