Cross-country skiing at the 1948 Winter Olympics – Men's 50 kilometre

The 50 kilometre cross-country skiing event was part of the cross-country skiing at the 1948 Winter Olympics programme. It was the fifth appearance of the event. The competition was held on Friday, 6 February 1948. Twenty-eight cross-country skiers from nine nations competed.[1]

MedalistsEdit

Gold Silver Bronze
Nils Karlsson
  Sweden
Harald Eriksson
  Sweden
Benjamin Vanninen
  Finland

ResultsEdit

Place Competitor Time
1   Nils Karlsson (SWE) 3'47:48
2   Harald Eriksson (SWE) 3'52:20
3   Benjamin Vanninen (FIN) 3'57:28
4   Pekka Vanninen (FIN) 3'57:58
5   Anders Törnkvist (SWE) 3'58:20
6   Edi Schild (SUI) 4'05:37
7   Pekka Kuvaja (FIN) 4'10:02
8   Jaroslav Cardal (TCH) 4'14:34
9   Kristian Bjørn (NOR) 4'15:21
10   Martin Jære (NOR) 4'17:11
11   František Balvín (TCH) 4'17:51
12   Josl Gstrein (AUT) 4'21:13
13   Christiano Rodeghiero (ITA) 4'24:12
14   Jože Knific (YUG) 4'26:00
15   Franc Smolej (YUG) 4'26:12
16   Matevž Kordež (YUG) 4'27:25
17   Max Müller (SUI) 4'30:51
18   Silvio Confortola (ITA) 4'31:36
19   Louis Bourban (SUI) 4'33:50
20   Jaroslav Zajíček (TCH) 4'44:35
  Vít Fousek Sr. (TCH) DNF
  Victor Borghi (ITA) DNF
  Thorleif Vangen (NOR) DNF
  Stefano Sommariva (ITA) DNF
  Arthur Herrdin (SWE) DNF
  Leif Haugen (NOR) DNF
  Tom Dennie (CAN) DNF
  Martti Sipilä (FIN) DNF

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Cross Country Skiing at the 1948 Sankt Moritz Winter Games: Men's 50 kilometres". Sports Reference. Archived from the original on 17 April 2020. Retrieved 14 June 2019.

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