1956 European Rowing Championships

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1956 European Rowing Championships
Venue Lake Bled
Location Bled, Yugoslavia

The 1956 European Rowing Championships were rowing championships held on Lake Bled in the city of Bled which, at the time, was located in Yugoslavia. [1] Men competed in all seven Olympic boat classes (M1x, M2x, M2-, M2+, M4-, M4+, M8+), and women entered in five boat classes (W1x, W2x, W4x+, W4+, W8+). Many of the men competed two months later at the Olympic Games in Melbourne; women would first be allowed to compete at Olympic level in 1976.

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Background

FISA, the International Rowing Federation, decided at its congress held just prior to the 1955 Championships in Ghent to award the 1956 Championships to Bled, and that the 1957 Championships were to be hosted by Duisburg. [2]

Medal summary – women's events

EventGoldSilverBronze
Country & rowersTimeCountry & rowersTimeCountry & rowersTime
W1x [3] Flag of Germany.svg  West Germany
Ingrid Scholz
Flag of Austria.svg  Austria
Eva Sika
Flag of Hungary.svg  Hungary
Kornélia Pap
W2x [4] Flag of the Czech Republic.svg  Czechoslovakia
Svetla Bartakova
Hana Musilova
Flag of the Soviet Union.svg  Soviet Union
Nina Opalenko
Ekaterina Semlyanskaya
Flag of Hungary.svg  Hungary
Hertha Manger
Gisela Pünner
W4+ [5] Flag of the Soviet Union.svg  Soviet Union
Olimpiada Mikhaylova
Galina Putyrskaya
Lyudmila Blasko
Natalya Morozova
Vera Savrimovich (cox)
Flag of Poland.svg  Poland
Maria Dopierala
Maria Golebiewska
Sabina Zdzienicka
Maria Kowalska
Danuta Migocka (cox)
Flag of Romania.svg  Romania
Felicia Urziceanu
Elsa Oxenfeld
Stela Georgescu
Lucia Dumitrescu
Angela Codreanu (cox)
W4x+ [6] Flag of the Soviet Union.svg  Soviet Union
Yevgeniya Tserbakova
Lidiya Zontova
Galina Kopilova
Lyubov Trosenkova
Viktoriya Dobrodeeva (cox)
Flag of Hungary.svg  Hungary
Istvánné Granek
Ida Orodán
Józsefné Raskó
Jánosné Kőszegi
Ilona Skotniczky (cox)
Flag of Romania.svg  Romania
Florica Bruteanu
Viorica Udrescu
Stela Stanciu
Maria Laub
Stefania Borisov (cox)
W8+ [7] Flag of the Soviet Union.svg  Soviet Union
Lyudmila Matveyeva
Vera Taranda
Alexandra Afonykina
Vera Mikhaylova
Nina Korobkova
Zinaida Korotova
Zinaida Trofimova
Tamara Stolyarova
Maria Fomicheva (cox)
Flag of Romania.svg  Romania
Felicia Urziceanu
Marta Kardos
Iuliana Toganel
Rita Schob
Sonia Bulugioiu
Elsa Oxenfeld
Etelca Laub
Maria Bucur-Maimon
Angela Codreanu (cox)
Flag of East Germany.svg  East Germany
Ingrid Matthes
Marianne Falk
Gerda Weith
Ursula Nawrot
Ingeborg Könnecke
Hella Schulz
Anita Blankenfeld
Helga Richter
Ursula Gesch (cox)

Medal summary – men's events

EventGoldSilverBronze
Country & rowersTimeCountry & rowersTimeCountry & rowersTime
M1x [8] Flag of the Soviet Union.svg  Soviet Union
Vyacheslav Ivanov
Flag of Germany.svg  West Germany
Klaus von Fersen
Flag of Poland.svg  Poland
Teodor Kocerka
M2x [9] Flag of the Soviet Union.svg  Soviet Union
Aleksandr Berkutov
Yuriy Tyukalov
Flag of Germany.svg  West Germany
Thomas Schneider
Kurt Hipper
Flag of the Czech Republic.svg  Czechoslovakia
Albert Krajmer
František Reich
M2- [10] Flag of the Soviet Union.svg  Soviet Union
Igor Buldakov
Viktor Ivanov
Flag of Austria.svg  Austria
Alfred Sageder
Josef Kloimstein
Flag of Belgium (civil).svg  Belgium
Michel Knuysen
Bob Baetens
M2+ [11] Flag of Germany.svg  West Germany
Karl-Heinrich von Groddeck
Horst Arndt
Rainer Borkowsky (cox)
Flag of Switzerland.svg   Switzerland
Gottfried Kottmann
Rolf Streuli
Peter Rüede (cox)
Flag of Austria.svg  Austria
Alfred Sageder
Josef Kloimstein
Franz König (cox)
M4- [12] Flag of Italy.svg  Italy
Giuseppe Moioli
Attilio Cantoni
Giovanni Zucchi
Abbondio Marcelli
Flag of Hungary.svg  Hungary
Géza Ütő
Csaba Kovács
Rezső Riheczky
Zoltán Kávay
Flag of Germany.svg  West Germany
Willi Montag
Horst Stobbe
Gunther Kaschlun
Manfred Fitze
M4+ [13] Flag of Finland.svg  Finland
Reino Poutanen
Kauko Hänninen
Veli Lehtelä
Toimi Pitkänen
Matti Niemi (cox)
Flag of the Soviet Union.svg  Soviet Union
Yury Popov
Andrej Archipov
Valentin Zanin
Yaroslav Cherstvy
Anatoly Fetissov (cox)
Flag of Italy.svg  Italy
Franco Trincavelli
Angelo Vanzin
Romano Sgheiz
Alberto Winkler
Ivo Stefanoni (cox)
M8+ [14] Flag of the Czech Republic.svg  Czechoslovakia
Josef Věntus
Eduard Antoch
Ctibor Reiskup
Jan Švéda
Josef Švec
Zdeněk Žára
Jan Jindra
Stanislav Lusk
Miroslav Koranda (cox)
Flag of France.svg  France
René Massiasse
Maurice Houdayer
Jean-Jacques Vignon
Édouard Leguery
Maurice Bas
Richard Duc
Émile Clerc
Santé Marcuzzi
Jacques Vilcoq (cox)
Flag of Hungary.svg  Hungary
Ferenc Demeter
Gabor Dobay
Tibor Bedekovits
Imre Kaffka
Laszlo Kerenyi
Imre Kemény
Pál Bakos
Sandor Emödi
Gyula Lengyel (cox)

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