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1956 Cortina d'Empezzo Winter

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accueil THE VIIth OLYMPIC WINTER GAMES

Dates: January 26 - february 5, 1956
N.O.C. participants: 32
Number of sports: 4
Number of contests: 24
Number of athletes: 821
Men: 687
Women: 134
Opening: Giovanni Gronchi, Republic President
Oath: Giuliana Chenal-Minuzzo
Last torch bearer: Guido Caroli
Bids towns: Colorado Springs (USA), Lake Placid (USA), Montreal (CAN)