Cross-country skiing at the 1928 Winter Olympics – Men's 50 kilometre

The 50 kilometre cross-country skiing event was part of the cross-country skiing at the 1928 Winter Olympics programme. It was the second appearance of the event. The competition was held on Tuesday, 14 February 1928. Forty-one cross-country skiers from eleven nations competed.[1]

MedalistsEdit

Gold Silver Bronze
Per-Erik Hedlund
  Sweden
Gustaf Jonsson
  Sweden
Volger Andersson
  Sweden

ResultsEdit

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

Place Competitor Time
1   Per-Erik Hedlund (SWE) 4'52:03
2   Gustaf Jonsson (SWE) 5'05:30
3   Volger Andersson (SWE) 5'05:46
4   Olav Kjelbotn (NOR) 5'14:22
5   Ole Hegge (NOR) 5'17:58
6   Tauno Lappalainen (FIN) 5'18:33
7   Anders Ström (SWE) 5'21:54
8   Johan Støa (NOR) 5'25:30
9   Martti Lappalainen (FIN) 5'30:09
10   Otto Wahl (GER) 5'34:02
11   Josef Německý (TCH) 5'35:46
12   Hans Bauer (GER) 5'36:21
13   Andrzej Krzeptowski (POL) 5'36:55
14   Franz Donth (TCH) 5'37:36
15   Walter Bussmann (SUI) 5'38:49
16   Fritz Pellkofer (GER) 5'41:00
17   Robert Wampfler (SUI) 5'42:40
18   Václav Fišera (TCH) 5'42:55
19   Józef Bujak (POL) 5'44:19
20   Matteo Demetz (ITA) 5'47:47
21   Ferdinando Glück (ITA) 5'49:52
22   Carlo Gourlaouen (SUI) 5'55:09
23   Joško Janša (YUG) 5'58:09
24   Minoru Nagata (JPN) 6'02:24
25   Akira Takahashi (JPN) 6'05:25
26   Sakuta Takebushi (JPN) 6'05:50
27   Franciszek Kawa (POL) 6'11:08
28   Stane Kmet (YUG) 6'32:07
29   Janko Janša (YUG) 6'34:59
30   Stane Bervar (YUG) 6'46:48
  Adiel Paananen (FIN) DNF
  Matti Raivio (FIN) DNF
  André Médy (FRA) DNF
  Henri Millan (FRA) DNF
  Évariste Prat (FRA) DNF
  Camille Tournier (FRA) DNF
  Takeharu Aso (JPN) DNF
  John Røen (NOR) DNF
  Stanisław Wilczyński (POL) DNF
  Hans Zeier (SUI) DNF
  Josef Feistauer (TCH) DNF

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Cross Country Skiing at the 1928 Sankt Moritz Winter Games: Men's 50 kilometres". Sports Reference. Archived from the original on 17 April 2020. Retrieved 11 June 2019.

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