Figure skating at the 1956 Winter Olympics

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Figure skating at the VII Winter Olympics
Type: Olympic Games
Champions
Men's singles:
United States Hayes Alan Jenkins
Ladies' singles:
United States Tenley Albright
Pair skating:
Austria Sissy Schwarz / Kurt Oppelt
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Figure skating at the
1956 Winter Olympics
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Pairs mixed

At the 1956 Winter Olympics, three figure skating events were contested.

Medal summary[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Men's singles
details
 Hayes Alan Jenkins (USA)  Ronnie Robertson (USA)  David Jenkins (USA)
Ladies' singles
details
 Tenley Albright (USA)  Carol Heiss (USA)  Ingrid Wendl (AUT)
Pair skating
details
 Sissy Schwarz
/ Kurt Oppelt (AUT)
 Frances Dafoe
/ Norris Bowden (CAN)
 Marianna Nagy
/ László Nagy (HUN)

Results[edit]

Men[edit]

Rank Name Nation CF FS Points Places
1 Hayes Alan Jenkins United States 1 2 166.43 13
2 Ronald Robertson United States 2 1 165.79 16
3 David Jenkins United States 3 3 162.82 27
4 Alain Giletti France 4 4 159.63 37
5 Karol Divín Czechoslovakia 5 5 154.25 49.5
6 Michael Booker Great Britain 6 6 154.26 53.5
7 Norbert Felsinger Austria 7 8 150.55 67
8 Charles Snelling Canada 9 7 150.42 67
9 Alain Calmat France 8 9 148.35 77
10 Tilo Gutzeit Germany 10 11 141.08 90
11 François Pache Switzerland 11 10 139.39 95
12 Hans Müller Switzerland 12 12 135.28 112
13 Allan Ganter Australia 13 14 132.41 114
14 Darío Villalba Spain 14 16 127.30 128
15 Kalle Tuulos Finland 15 15 124.50 137
16 Charles Keeble Australia 16 13 123.93 137

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Ladies[edit]

Rank Name Nation CF FS Points Places
1 Tenley Albright United States 1 1 169.67 12
2 Carol Heiss United States 2 2 168.02 21
3 Ingrid Wendl Austria 3 5 159.44 39
4 Yvonne Sugden Great Britain 4 9 156.62 53
5 Hanna Eigel Austria 5 4 157.15 52
6 Carole Jane Pachl Canada 6 8 154.74 73
7 Hanna Walter Austria 8 7 153.89 83.5
8 Catherine Machado United States 10 3 153.48 86.5
9 Ann Johnston Canada 7 10 152.56 94
10 Rose Pettinger Germany 11 6 152.04 101
11 Erica Batchelor Great Britain 9 12 149.67 116
12 Sjoukje Dijkstra Netherlands 12 15 145.80 140
13 Joan Haanappel Netherlands 14 11 145.85 145.5
14 Beth Peach Great Britain 13 13 144.75 151
15 Fiorella Negro Italy 16 14 142.31 168.5
16 Karin Borner Switzerland 15 16 141.69 171
17 Maryvonne Huet France 17 19 138.30 194
18 Alice Fischer Switzerland 18 20 137.69 203
19 Alice Lundström Sweden 19 18 136.34 206
20 Jindra Kramperova Czechoslovakia 21 17 136.67 209
21 Manuela Angeli Italy 20 21 133.51 222

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Pairs[edit]

Rank Name Nation Points Places
1 Sissy Schwarz / Kurt Oppelt Austria 11.31 14
2 Frances Dafoe / Norris Bowden Canada 11.32 16
3 Marianna Nagy / László Nagy Hungary 11.03 32
4 Marika Kilius / Franz Ningel Germany 10.98 35.5
5 Carole Ann Ormaca / Robin Greiner United States 10.71 56
6 Barbara Wagner / Robert Paul Canada 10.74 54.5
7 Lucille Ash / Sully Kothman United States 10.63 59.5
8 Věra Suchánková / Zdeněk Doležal Czechoslovakia 10.53 68.5
9 Elisabeth Ellend / Konrad Lienert Austria 10.38 77
10 Joyce Coates / Anthony Holles Great Britain 10.00 88
11 Patricia Krau / Rodney Ward Great Britain 9.86 93

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