Marcolympics
1956 CORTINA D'EMPEZZO WINTER
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logo THE VIIth OLYMPIC WINTER GAMES torche
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Games had to take place in 1944, in the beautiful station of the Dolomites. This one had to wait for twelve years. Record of participation, remarkable technical organization, the beginning of the broadcast, which allow finally the sensitive to cold journalists to follow comfortably, by their armchair, the progress of tests.
Dates : January 26 to February 5
Participating N.O.C.: 32
Number of Sports : 6
Number of Events : 24
Number of Athletes : 820
Men : 688
Women : 132
Opening : The President Giovanni Gronchi
Oath : Giuliana Chenal-Minuzzo
Final Torch Bearers : Guido Caroli
Candidates cities : Colorado Springs (USA), Lake Placid (USA) and Montreal (CAN)
The table of the medals alphabetically of the countries