Cross-country skiing at the 1952 Winter Olympics

The 1952 Winter Olympics cross-country skiing competition consisted of three events for men (18 km, 50 km and 4 × 10 km relay) and the first women's cross-country competition at an Olympic Games, of 10 km. The competitions were held from Monday, 18 February to Saturday, 23 February 1952.[1]

Cross-country skiing
at the VI Olympic Winter Games
Cross country skiing pictogram.svg
VenueHolmenkollen
Dates1823 February
No. of events4
Competitors138 from 19 nations
← 1948
1956 →

Medal summaryEdit

Medal tableEdit

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1  Finland (FIN)3328
2  Norway (NOR)1113
3  Sweden (SWE)0011
Totals (3 nations)44412

Men's eventsEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
18 km
details
Hallgeir Brenden
  Norway
Tapio Mäkelä
  Finland
Paavo Lonkila
  Finland
50 km
details
Veikko Hakulinen
  Finland
Eero Kolehmainen
  Finland
Magnar Estenstad
  Norway
4 × 10 km relay
details
  Finland (FIN)
Heikki Hasu
Paavo Lonkila
Urpo Korhonen
Tapio Mäkelä
  Norway (NOR)
Magnar Estenstad
Mikal Kirkholt
Martin Stokken
Hallgeir Brenden
  Sweden (SWE)
Nils Täpp
Sigurd Andersson
Enar Josefsson
Martin Lundström

Women's eventsEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
10 km
details
Lydia Wideman
  Finland
Mirja Hietamies
  Finland
Siiri Rantanen
  Finland

Participating nationsEdit

A total of 138 cross-country skiers from 19 nations competed at the Oslo Games:[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Cross Country Skiing at the 1952 Oslo Winter Games". Sports Reference. Archived from the original on 17 April 2020. Retrieved 14 June 2019.

External linksEdit