Cross-country skiing at the 1928 Winter Olympics

At the 1928 Winter Olympics, two cross-country skiing events were contested. The 50 km competition was held on Tuesday, 14 February 1928 while the 18 km event was held on Friday, 17 February 1928.[1]

Cross-country skiing
at the II Olympic Winter Games
Cross country skiing pictogram.svg
Dates1417 February
No. of events2
Competitors74 from 15 nations
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Cross-country skiing

Medal summaryEdit

Medal tableEdit

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1  Norway1113
  Sweden1113
Totals (2 nations)2226

EventsEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
18 km
details
Johan Grøttumsbråten
  Norway
1:37:01 Ole Hegge
  Norway
1:39:01 Reidar Ødegaard
  Norway
1:40:11
50 km
details
Per-Erik Hedlund
  Sweden
4:52:03 Gustaf Jonsson
  Sweden
5:05:30 Volger Andersson
  Sweden
5:05:46

Hedlund's margin of victory is the largest in Olympic history (13 minutes, 27 seconds).

Participating nationsEdit

Cross-country skiers from Austria, Canada, Hungary, and the United States only competed in the 18 km event. Nineteen cross-country skiers competed in both events.

A total of 74 cross-country skiers from 15 nations competed at the St. Moritz Games:

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Cross Country Skiing at the 1928 Sankt Moritz Winter Games". Sports Reference. Archived from the original on 17 April 2020. Retrieved 10 June 2019.

External linksEdit