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Sweden at the 1956 Cortina d'Ampezzo Winter Games

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Host City: Cortina d'Ampezzo, Italy (January 26, 1956 to February 5, 1956)
Opening Ceremony: January 26, 1956
Closing Ceremony: February 5, 1956

Events for Sweden: 22 in 8 sports
Participants for Sweden: 58 (50 men and 8 women)
Youngest Participant for Sweden: Nils Nilsson (19 years, 324 days)
Oldest Participant for Sweden: Sven Erbs (44 years, 321 days)
Most Medals for Sweden (Athlete): Sixten Jernberg (4 medals)

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58 Athletes

Rk Athlete Gender Age Sport Gold Silver Bronze Total
1 Sixten Jernberg Male 26 Cross Country Skiing 1 2 1 4
2 Sigvard Ericsson Male 25 Speed Skating 1 1 2
3 Sonja Edström-Ruthström Female 25 Cross Country Skiing 2 2
4 Bengt Eriksson Male 25 Nordic Combined 1 1
5 Anna-Lisa Eriksson Female 27 Cross Country Skiing 1 1
6 Irma Johansson Female 23 Cross Country Skiing 1 1
7 Lennart Larsson Male 25 Cross Country Skiing 1 1
8 Per-Erik Larsson Male 26 Cross Country Skiing 1 1
9 Gunnar Samuelsson Male 28 Cross Country Skiing 1 1
10 Stig Sollander Male 29 Alpine Skiing 1 1
11 Gunnar Åhs Male 40 Bobsleigh
12 Sven Andersson Male 34 Speed Skating
13 Hans Andersson-Tvilling Male 27 Ice Hockey
14 Stig Andersson-Tvilling Male 27 Ice Hockey
15 Walter Aronson Male 38 Bobsleigh
16 Olle Axelson Male 42 Bobsleigh
17 Eivor Berglund Female 20 Alpine Skiing
18 Lars Björn Male 24 Ice Hockey
19 Sigurd Bröms Male 24 Ice Hockey
20 Stig Carlsson Male 32 Ice Hockey
21 Yngve Casslind Male 23 Ice Hockey
22 Olle Dahlberg Male 27 Speed Skating
23 Olle Dalman Male 33 Alpine Skiing
24 Jan de Man Lapidoth Male 40 Bobsleigh
25 Bertil Eng Male 26 Speed Skating
26 Ingrid Englund Female 29 Alpine Skiing
27 Sven Erbs Male 44 Bobsleigh
28 Sture Grahn Male 23 Cross Country Skiing
29 Kjell Holmström Male 39 Bobsleigh
30 Sven Johansson Male 24 Ice Hockey
31 Holger Karlsson Male 20 Ski Jumping
32 Vilgot Larsson Male 23 Ice Hockey
33 Åke Lassas Male 31 Ice Hockey
34 Inge Limberg Male 33 Cross Country Skiing
35 Ally Lundström Female 20 Figure Skating
36 Lars-Eric Lundvall Male 21 Ice Hockey
37 Ove Malmberg Male 22 Ice Hockey
38 Bengt Malmsten Male 33 Speed Skating
39 Barbro Martinsson Female 20 Cross Country Skiing
40 Lars Mattsson Male 24 Alpine Skiing
41 Åke Nilsson Male 28 Alpine Skiing
42 Nils Nilsson Male 19 Ice Hockey
43 Holger Nurmela Male 35 Ice Hockey
44 Hans Öberg Male 29 Ice Hockey
45 Hans Olofsson Male 27 Alpine Skiing
46 Arthur Olsson Male 29 Cross Country Skiing
47 Bror Östman Male 27 Ski Jumping
48 Ronald Pettersson Male 20 Ice Hockey
49 Sven Pettersson Male 28 Ski Jumping
50 Gunnar Sjölin Male 31 Speed Skating
51 Sune Skagerling Male 36 Bobsleigh
52 Gunnar Ström Male 25 Speed Skating
53 Erik Styf Male 23 Ski Jumping
54 Tryggve Sundström Male 35 Bobsleigh
55 Lars Svensson Male 29 Ice Hockey
56 Ebbe Wallén Male 39 Bobsleigh
57 Vivi-Anne Wassdahl Female 23 Alpine Skiing
58 Bertz Zetterberg Male 25 Ice Hockey

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