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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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
 United States
Ronnie Robertson
 United States
David Jenkins
 United States
Ladies' singles
details
Tenley Albright
 United States
Carol Heiss
 United States
Ingrid Wendl
 Austria
Pair skating
details
Sissy Schwarz
/ Kurt Oppelt
 Austria
Frances Dafoe
/ Norris Bowden
 Canada
Marianna Nagy
/ László Nagy
 Hungary

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  United Team of 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 Rosi Pettinger  United Team of 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 Kramperová  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  United Team of 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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