Figure skating at the 1956 Winter Olympics – Pair skating

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Figure skating at the
1956 Winter Olympics
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Individual   men   ladies
Pairs mixed

The figure skating pairs competition at the 1956 Winter Olympics took place on 3–4 February. Austrian pair of Sissy Schwarz / Kurt Oppelt won the competition. Pairs from Canada and Hungary took second and third respectively. The pairs competition was the last figure skating event of the Olympics. It was held out doors at the Ice Stadium in Cortina d'Ampezzo, Italy, the host city for the Games.

Medalists[edit]

Gold Silver Bronze
 Sissy Schwarz / Kurt Oppelt
Austria (AUT)
 Frances Dafoe / Norris Bowden
Canada (CAN)
 Marianna Nagy / László Nagy
Hungary (HUN)

Source:[1]

Results[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

Source:[1]

See also[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b Comitato Olimpico Nazionale Italiano (1956), p. 676

References[edit]