Ski jumping at the 1956 Winter Olympics

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Ski jumping
at the VII Olympic Winter Games
Ski jumping pictogram.svg
Venue Trampolino Olimpico
Dates February 5
Competitors 51 from 16 nations
Winning Score 227.0
Medalists
Gold medal    Finland
Silver medal    Finland
Bronze medal    Germany
«1952 1960»

Ski jumping at the 1956 Winter Olympics consisted of one event held on 5 February[1] The competition took place at the Trampolino Olimpico Italia with a K-Point of 72m.[2]

Medal summary[edit]

Medal table[edit]

[1]

Rank Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  Finland (FIN) 1 1 0 2
2  Germany (EUA) 0 0 1 1
Total 1 1 1 3

Both Finland, which led the medal table, and the unified Germany team won their first Olympic medals in ski jumping.

Events[edit]

[1]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Normal hill individual
details
 Antti Hyvärinen
Finland (FIN)
227.0  Aulis Kallakorpi
Finland (FIN)
225.0  Harry Glaß
Germany (EUA)
224.5

Results[edit]

[1]

Rank Athlete Country Jump 1 Jump 2 Total
1 Antti Hyvärinen Finland 111.5 115.5 227.0
2 Aulis Kallakorpi Finland 114.5 110.5 225.0
3 Harry Glaß Germany 115.0 109.5 224.5
4 Max Bolkart Germany 111.5 111.0 222.5
5 Sven Pettersson Sweden 109.5 110.5 220.0
6 Andreas Däscher Switzerland 108.0 111.5 219.5
7 Eino Kirjonen Finland 107.5 111.5 219.0
8 Werner Lesser Germany 105.0 105.0 210.0
9 Sverre Stallvik Norway 104.5 103.5 208.0
10 Hemmo Silvennoinen Finland 102.5 105.0 207.5
11 Arne Hoel Norway 104.5 102.0 206.5
12 Sepp Bradl Austria 104.5 101.0 205.5
13 Hiroshi Yoshizawa Japan 106.5 98.5 205.0
14 Bror Östman Sweden 102.5 102.0 204.5
15 Walter Habersatter Austria 102.0 99.5 201.5
16 Nikolay Shamov Soviet Union 103.0 98.0 201.0
16 Władysław Tajner Poland 98.0 103.0 201.0
18 Asbjørn Osnes Norway 102.0 97.5 199.5
19 Rudolf Schweinberger Austria 100.0 99.0 199.0
20 Andrzej Gąsienica Daniel Poland 102.0 96.5 198.5
21 Art Devlin United States 98.5 96.0 194.5
22 Jože Zidar Yugoslavia 99.5 94.5 194.0
23 Albin Rogelj Yugoslavia 94.0 98.5 192.5
24 Janez Polda Yugoslavia 96.5 95.0 191.5
25 Roman Gąsienica Sieczka Poland 101.5 88.0 189.5
26 Sepp Kleisl Germany 95.0 94.0 189.0
27 Jacques Charland Canada 94.5 93.5 188.0
28 Mojmír Stuchlík Czechoslovakia 98.5 89.0 187.5
29 Jáchym Bulín Czechoslovakia 93.5 92.5 186.0
30 K'oba Ts'akadze Soviet Union 107.0 78.0 185.0
30 Józef Huczek Poland 95.5 89.5 185.0
30 Otto Leodolter Austria 94.0 91.0 185.0
33 Tito Tolin Italy 91.0 93.5 184.5
34 Yury Moshkin Soviet Union 91.5 92.5 184.0
35 Sverre Stenersen Norway 90.5 93.0 183.5
36 Roy Sherwood United States 94.0 89.0 183.0
37 Luigi Pennacchio Italy 91.0 89.5 180.5
38 Alfredo Prucker Italy 88.0 91.5 179.5
39 Koichi Sato Japan 91.0 87.5 178.5
40 Conrad Rochat Switzerland 89.5 87.5 177.0
41 Holger Karlsson Sweden 71.5 104.5 176.0
42 Nicolae Munteanu Romania 85.0 90.0 175.0
43 Willis Olson United States 84.5 90.0 174.5
44 Erik Styf Sweden 102.5 66.5 169.0
45 Francis Perret Switzerland 86.0 82.5 168.5
46 Richard Rabasa France 84.5 83.0 167.5
46 André Monnier France 82.5 85.0 167.5
48 Enzo Perin Italy 83.5 80.5 164.0
48 Régis Robert Rey France 82.0 82.0 164.0
50 Janez Gorišek Yugoslavia 81.5 80.5 162.0
51 Dick Rahoi United States 86.0 72.0 158.0

Participating NOCs[edit]

[1]

Sixteen nations participated in ski jumping at the Cortina Games. The Soviet Union made its Olympic ski jumping debut.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e "VII Giochi Olimpici Invernali - Rapporto ufficiale". COMITATO OLIMPICO NAZIONALE ITALIANO. LA84 Foundation. 1956. Retrieved January 28, 2014. 
  2. ^ Henauer, Kurt (FIS PR and Media Coordinator Ski jumping). "hill lengths." E-Mail to Chris Miller. 5 Jun 2006.

Sports-Reference - 1956 Olympics - Ski jumping