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VII Olympic Winter Games
Host city Cortina d'Ampezzo, Italy
Events 24 in 4 sports
Opening ceremony January 26
Closing ceremony February 5
Stadium w:Stadio Olympica
The 1956 VII winter olympic games was hosted by Cortina d'Ampezzo,
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Italy. This would be the first time Italy had ever hosted the Olympic games. They would later host the 2006 Winter Olympic Games in Torino and the 1960 Summer Olympic Games in Rome.

Cortina d'Ampezzo was originally meant to host the 1944 winter Olympics, but they were canceled because of World War II.

Medal

There were 72 medals awarded overall

  1. USSR 7 Gold, 3 Silver and 6 Bronze. 16 Total
  2. Austria 4 Gold, 3 Silver and 4 Bronze. 11 Total
  3. Sweden 2 Gold, 4 Silver and 4 Bronze. 10 Total
  4. United States 2 Gold, 3 Silver and 2 Bronze. 8 Total
  5. Finland 3 Gold, 3 Silver and 1 Bronze. 7 Total
  6. Switzerland 3 Gold, 2 Silver and 1 Bronze. 6 Total
  7. Norway 2 Gold, 1 Silver and 1 Bronze. 4 Total
  8. Italy 1 Gold 2 and Silver 3. Total
  9. Canada 1 Silver and 2 Bronze. 3 total
  10. United Germany 1 Gold 1 Bronze 2 Total
  11. Japan 1 Silver. 1 Total
  12. Hungary 1 Bronze. 1 Total
  13. Poland 1 Bronze. 1 Total

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See Also

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  • Mascots - The official mascots of this Olympics'.
  • Torch - Information about this Olympics' torch.

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Preceded by
Helsinki 1952
Olympics
1956
Succeeded by
Melbourne 1956
Preceded by
Oslo 1952
Winter Olympics
1956
Succeeded by
Squaw Valley 1960
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