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 Olympic Ice Stadium in Cortina d'Ampezzo, Italy, the host city for the Games.

Results[edit]

Source:[1][1]

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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References[edit]

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

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