United States at the 1956 Winter Olympics

United States At The 1956 Winter Olympics

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United States at the 1956 Winter Olympics

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The United States competed at the 1956 Winter Olympics in Cortina d'Ampezzo, Italy.

Medalists

American figure skaters swept the men's singles competition, taking all three medals.



Alpine skiing



Men




Women




Bobsleigh







Cross-country skiing



Male skiers Marvin Crawford, Larry Damon, Lynn Levy, Theodore Farwell, and Mack Miller represented the United States in cross-country skiing.

Men


Men's 4 x 10 km relay


Figure skating



Men


Women


Pairs


Ice hockey



Group B

Top two teams advanced to Medal Round.

  • Czechoslovakia 4-3 USA
  • USA 4-0 Poland


Games for 1st-6th places



  • USA 7-2 Germany (UTG)
  • USA 4-1 Canada
  • USA 6-1 Sweden
  • USSR 4-0 USA
  • USA 9-4 Czechoslovakia


Leading scorers





Nordic combined



Events:
  • normal hill ski jumping <small>(Three jumps, best two counted and shown here.)</small>
  • 15&nbsp;km cross-country skiing




Ski jumping





Speed skating



Men


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