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
1st, gold medalist(s) Antti Hyvärinen  Finland
2nd, silver medalist(s) Aulis Kallakorpi  Finland
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Harry Glaß  United Team of 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  United Team of 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
227.0 Aulis Kallakorpi
 Finland
225.0 Harry Glaß
 United Team of Germany
224.5

Results[edit]

[1]

Rank Athlete Country Jump 1 Jump 2 Total
1st, gold medalist(s) Antti Hyvärinen  Finland 111.5 115.5 227.0
2nd, silver medalist(s) Aulis Kallakorpi  Finland 114.5 110.5 225.0
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Harry Glaß  United Team of Germany 115.0 109.5 224.5
4 Max Bolkart  United Team of 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  United Team of 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  United Team of 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" (PDF). 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