1 9 5 6
twenty four
Sets of Olympic medals
were at stake in 1956
Italy
Country
Cortina d'Ampezzo
City
821
Athletes
134
687
Olympic Medals
1924 – 2014
all
Olympic Medals
32
Participating
Countries
GOLDEN SOVIET DEBUT

The Olympic Winter Games in Italy in 1956 marked the debut of the Soviet Union team and the newcomers made a memorable impact, winning more medals than any other country. Their speed skaters won three of the four events, while their Ice Hockey team ended Canada's domination to win gold.

Where do
the olympic medals go?
Table

Table

  • Gold
  • Silver
  • Bronze
  • Total
  • 7 3 6 16
    01 Russia & USSR Russia & USSR
  • 4 3 4 11
    02 Austria Austria
  • 2 4 4 10
    03 Sweden Sweden
  • 3 3 1 7
    04 Finland Finland
  • 2 3 2 7
    04 USA USA
  • 3 2 1 6
    05 Switzerland Switzerland
  • 2 1 1 4
    06 Norway Norway
  • 1 2 0 3
    07 Italy Italy
  • 0 1 2 3
    07 Canada Canada
  • 1 0 1 2
    08 Germany Germany
  • 0 1 0 1
    09 Japan Japan
  • 0 0 1 1
    09 Hungary Hungary
  • 0 0 1 1
    09 Poland Poland
  • 0 0 0 0
    10 Australia Australia
  • 0 0 0 0
    10 Belgium Belgium
  • 0 0 0 0
    10 Bolivia Bolivia
  • 0 0 0 0
    10 Bulgaria Bulgaria
  • 0 0 0 0
    10 Chile Chile
  • 0 0 0 0
    10 Czechoslovakia Czechoslovakia
  • 0 0 0 0
    10 France France
  • 0 0 0 0
    10 Great Britain Great Britain
  • 0 0 0 0
    10 Greece Greece
  • 0 0 0 0
    10 Iceland Iceland
  • 0 0 0 0
    10 Iran Iran
  • 0 0 0 0
    10 Lebanon Lebanon
  • 0 0 0 0
    10 Liechtenstein Liechtenstein
  • 0 0 0 0
    10 Netherlands Netherlands
  • 0 0 0 0
    10 Romania Romania
  • 0 0 0 0
    10 South Korea South Korea
  • 0 0 0 0
    10 Spain Spain
  • 0 0 0 0
    10 Turkey Turkey
  • 0 0 0 0
    10 Yugoslavia Yugoslavia
map
24 Sets of Olympic medals
were at stake in 1956
25-30 medals
15-24 medals
10-14 medals
6-9 medals
3-5 medals
1-2 medals

map

  • Gold
  • Silver
  • Bronze
  • Total