Alpine skiing at the 1956 Winter Olympics – Men's giant slalom

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Men's giant slalom
at the VII Olympic Winter Games
Alpine skiing pictogram.svg
Venue Mount Faloria,
Cortina d'Ampezzo, Italy
Date 29 January 1956
Competitors 95 from 29 nations
Winning time 3:00.1
Medalists
Gold medal    Austria
Silver medal    Austria
Bronze medal    Austria
1952 1960
Alpine skiing at the
1956 Winter Olympics
Alpine skiing pictogram.svg
Downhill men women
Giant Slalom men women
Slalom men women

The men's giant slalom at the 1956 Winter Olympics was held on 29 January on Mount Faloria, outside Cortina d'Ampezzo, Italy. The course on the Ilio Colli run was 2.660 km (1.65 mi) in length, with a vertical drop of 623 metres (2,044 ft). There were 71 gates for the men to navigate on the course. Ninety-five men from twenty-nine countries entered the race though eight were disqualified. Austrian men swept the medals.

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Results[edit]

Sunday, 29 January 1956

Rank Bib # Competitor Time Difference
1st, gold medalist(s) 18  Toni Sailer (AUT) 3:00.1
2nd, silver medalist(s) 6  Andreas Molterer (AUT) 3:06.3 +6.2
3rd, bronze medalist(s) 14  Walter Schuster (AUT) 3:07.2 +7.1
4 10  Adrien Duvillard (FRA) 3:07.9 +7.8
5 29  Charles Bozon (FRA) 3:08.4 +8.3
6 3  Ernst Hinterseer (AUT) 3:08.5 +8.4
7 27  Hanspeter Lanig (EUA) 3:08.6 +8.5
8 15  Sepp Behr (EUA) 3:11.4 +11.3
9 12  François Bonlieu (FRA) 3:11.8 +11.7
10 13  Gino Burrini (ITA) 3:12.3 +12.2
11 4  Chiharu Igaya (JPN) 3:15.6 +15.5
11 42  Guido Ghedina (ITA) 3:15.6 +15.5
13 1  Ralph Miller (USA) 3:15.8 +15.9
14 35  Thomas Corcoran (USA) 3:16.0 +15.9
15 30  Brooks Dodge (USA) 3:16.4 +16.3
16 11  Stig Sollander (SWE) 3:17.1 +17.0
17 2  Georges Schneider (SUI) 3:17.3 +17.2
18 28  Roland Blaesi (SUI) 3:18.2 +18.1
19 21  Martin Julien (SUI) 3:18.5 +18.4
20 25  Ake Nilsson (SWE) 3:21.4 +21.3
21 19  Wallace Werner (USA) 3:21.5 +21.4
22 32  Asle Sjåstad (NOR) 3:21.6 +21.5
23 37  Jean Zarycki (POL) 3:22.3 +22.2
24 52  Dino Pompanin (ITA) 3:22.4 +22.3
25 16  Bruno Berrini (ITA) 3:23.1 +23.0
26 49  Peppi Schwaiger (EUA) 3:23.5 +23.4
27 20  Raymond Fellay (SUI) 3:23.9 +23.8
28 9  Wlodzimierz Czarniak (POL) 3:24.2 +24.1
29 31  Olle Dalman (SWE) 3:24.9 +24.8
30 7  Gérard Pasquier (FRA) 3:25.6 +25.5
31 26  Jaroslaw Bogdalek (TCH) 3:27.3 +27.2
32 77  Ezven Cermak (TCH) 3:27.7 +27.6
33 51  Aleksandr Filatov (URS) 3:27.8 +27.7
34 41  Gueorgui Dimitrov (BUL) 3:28.9 +28.8
35 24  Josef Marusarz (POL) 3:29.3 +29.2
36 54  Kurt Hennrich (TCH) 3:30.4 +30.3
37 75  Gheorghe Cristoloveanu (ROM) 3:30.5 +30.4
38 45  Vladimir Krajnak (TCH) 3:31.0 +30.9
39 50  André Bertrand (CAN) 3:33.1 +33.0
40 40  Franc Cvenkelj (YUG) 3:33.7 +33.6
41 76  Gueorgui Varochkin (BUL) 3:33.9 +33.8
42 36  Pentti Alonen (FIN) 3:35.0 +34.9
43 65  Kalevi Hakkinen (FIN) 3:36.9 +36.7
44 63  Petar Anguelov (BUL) 3:40.0 +39.9
45 68  Susumu Sugiyama (JPN) 3:40.8 +40.7
46 71  Yuriy Sharkov (RUS) 3:41.8 +41.7
47 74  Ludvig Dornik (YUG) 3:42.4 +42.3
48 43  Beni Obermuller (EUA) 3:42.9 +42.8
49 61  Muzzaffer Demirhan (TUR) 3:44.2 +44.1
50 44  Hans Andresen (NOR) 3:44.7 +44.6
51 72  Joze Ilija (YUG) 3:44.8 +44.7
52 5  Victor Talianov (URS) 3:45.2 +45.1
53 60  Luis Arias (ESP) 3:47.1 +47.0
54 47  Andrzej Roj-Gasienica (POL) 3:48.6 +48.5
55 38  Gennadiy Tchertistchev (URS) 3:48.9 +48.8
56 48  Eysteinn Thordarson (ISL) 3:49.4 +49.3
56 46  Sandy Whitelaw (GBR) 3:49.4 +49.3
58 79  Nigel Gardner (GBR) 3:51.8 +51.7
59 69  Franz Beck (LIE) 3:52.6 +52.5
60 64  Einar Kristjansson (ISL) 3:53.4 +53.3
61 39  Billy Day (AUS) 3:56.9 +56.8
62 100  Stefan Kristjansson (ISL) 3:59.1 +59.0
63 83  Osman Yuce (TUR) 3:59.4 +59.3
64 66  Noel Harrison (GBR) 4:00.1 +1:00.0
65 70  Denis Feron (BEL) 4:01.8 +1:01.7
66 73  Robin Hooper (GBR) 4:02.2 +1:02.1
67 104  Leopold Schadler (LIE) 4:03.3 +1:03.2
68 81  Francisco Viladomat (ESP) 4:08.7 +1:08.6
69 58  Anthony Aslungal (AUS) 4:09.0 +1:08.9
70 78  Theordor Sele (LIE) 4:09.5 +1:09.4
71 97  Ibrahim Geagea (LIB) 4:10.0 +1:09.9
72 84  Vicente Vera (CHI) 4:10.6 +1:10.5
73 87  Ewarld Eberle (LIE) 4:11.6 +1:11.5
74 82  Nicolae Pandrea (ROM) 4:12.3 +1:12.2
75 59  René Farwig-Guillen (BOL) 4:15.0 +1:14.9
75 98  Reza Bazargan (IRI) 4:15.0 +1:14.9
77 94  Zeki Samiloglu (TUR) 4:16.6 +1:16.5
78 93  Sergio Navarrete (CHI) 4:20.3 +1:20.2
79 62  Arturo Hammersley (CHI) 4:20.4 +1:20.3
80 80  Frank Prihoda (AUS) 4:31.2 +1:31.1
81 102  Jean Kairouz (LIB) 4:40.6 +1:40.5
82 99  Mahmoud Beiglou (IRI) 4:43.9 +1:43.8
83 101  Jaime Talens (ESP) 4:52.2 +1:52.1
84 96  James Walker (AUS) 5:21.0 +2:20.9
85 91  Aris Vatimbella (GRE) 5:23.6 +2:23.5
86 95  Georges Gereidi (LIB) 5:34.8 +2:34.7
87 103  Christos Papageorgiou (GRE) 7:24.5 +4:24.4
17  Hans Olofsson (SWE) DSQ
92  Luis Molné (ESP) DSQ
89  Steinthor Jakobsson (ISL) DSQ
90  Alexandros Vouxinos (GRE) DSQ
88  Benik Amirian (IRI) DSQ
8  Guttorm Berge (NOR) DSQ
67  Mahmut Eroglu (TUR) DSQ
53  Jan Thorstensen (NOR) DSQ

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See also[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b Comitato Olimpico Nazionale Italiano (1956), p. 590–591

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