Cross-country skiing at the 1948 Winter Olympics

At the 1948 Winter Olympics, three cross-country skiing events were contested. The 18 km competition was held on Saturday, 31 January 1948, the relay event was held on Tuesday, 3 February 1948, and the 50 km event was held on Friday, 6 February 1948.[1]

Cross-country skiing
at the V Olympic Winter Games
Cross country skiing pictogram.svg
Dates36 February
No. of events3
Competitors106 from 15 nations
← 1936
1952 →

Medal summaryEdit

Medal tableEdit

1  Sweden3216
2  Finland0112
3  Norway0011
Totals (3 nations)3339


Event Gold Silver Bronze
18 km
Martin Lundström
1:13:50 Nils Östensson
1:14:22 Gunnar Eriksson
50 km
Nils Karlsson
3:47:48 Harald Eriksson
3:52:20 Benjamin Vanninen
4 × 10 km relay
  Sweden (SWE)
Gunnar Eriksson
Martin Lundström
Nils Östensson
Nils Täpp
2:32:08   Finland (FIN)
August Kiuru
Teuvo Laukkanen
Sauli Rytky
Lauri Silvennoinen
2:41:06   Norway (NOR)
Erling Evensen
Olav Hagen
Reidar Nyborg
Olav Økern

Participating nationsEdit

Seven cross-country skiers competed in all three events.

A total of 106 cross-country skiers from 15 nations competed at the St. Moritz Games:


  1. ^ "Cross Country Skiing at the 1948 Sankt Moritz Winter Games". Sports Reference. Archived from the original on 17 April 2020. Retrieved 14 June 2019.

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