Cross-country skiing at the 1952 Winter Olympics – Men's 4 × 10 kilometre relay

The 4x10 kilometre relay cross-country skiing event was part of the cross-country skiing programme at the 1952 Winter Olympics. It was the third appearance of the event. The competition was held on Saturday, 23 February 1952. Fifty-two cross-country skiers from 13 nations competed.[1]

Men's 4 × 10km relay
at the VI Olympic Winter Games
Cross country skiing pictogram.svg
VenueHolmenkollen
Date23 February
Competitors52 from 13 nations
Winning time2:20:16
Medalists
1st place, gold medalist(s) Heikki Hasu
Urpo Korhonen
Paavo Lonkila
Tapio Mäkelä
 Finland
2nd place, silver medalist(s) Hallgeir Brenden
Magnar Estenstad
Mikal Kirkholt
Martin Stokken
 Norway
3rd place, bronze medalist(s) Sigurd Andersson
Enar Josefsson
Martin Lundström
Nils Täpp
 Sweden
← 1948
1956 →
The Finnish 4 × 10 km team with coach Veli Saarinen on top

MedalistsEdit

Gold Silver Bronze
  Finland (FIN)
Heikki Hasu
Urpo Korhonen
Paavo Lonkila
Tapio Mäkelä
  Norway (NOR)
Hallgeir Brenden
Magnar Estenstad
Mikal Kirkholt
Martin Stokken
  Sweden (SWE)
Sigurd Andersson
Enar Josefsson
Martin Lundström
Nils Täpp

ResultsEdit

Rank Team Athletes Times Final
Gold   Finland (FIN) Heikki Hasu 35:01 2'20:16
Paavo Lonkila 35:22
Urpo Korhonen 35:47
Tapio Mäkelä 34:06
Silver   Norway (NOR) Magnar Estenstad 36:52 2'23:13
Mikal Kirkholt 36:07
Martin Stokken 35:37
Hallgeir Brenden 34:37
Bronze   Sweden (SWE) Nils Täpp 36:19 2'24:13
Sigurd Andersson 36:39
Enar Josefsson 35:43
Martin Lundström 35:32
4   France (FRA) Gérard Perrier 38:53 2'31:11
Benoît Carrara 37:35
Jean Mermet 38:00
René Mandrillon 36:43
5   Austria (AUT) Hans Eder 38:41 2'34:36
Friedrich Krischan 39:50
Karl Rafreider 38:16
Josef Schneeberger 37:49
6   Italy (ITA) Arrigo Delladio 38:46 2'35:33
Nino Anderlini 38:08
Federico De Florian 40:51
Vincenzo Perruchon 37:48
7   Germany (GER) Hubert Egger 38:26 2'36:37
Albert Mohr 39:56
Heinz Hauser 39:23
Rudi Kopp 38:52
8   Czechoslovakia (TCH) Vladimír Šimůnek 38:59 2'37:12
Štefan Kovalčík 39:50
Vlastimil Melich 40:24
Jaroslav Cardal 37:59
9   Switzerland (SUI) Fritz Kocher 40:55 2'38:00
Walter Lötscher 39:21
Alfred Kronig 39:44
Alfons Supersaxo 38:00
10   Romania (ROU) Moise Crăciun 40:07 2'38:23
Manole Aldescu 39:58
Dumitru Frăţilă 40:18
Constantin Enache 38:00
11   Iceland (ISL) Gunnar Pétursson 40:05 2'40:09
Ebenezer Thorarinsson 40:30
Jón Kristjánsson 39:39
Ívar Stefánsson 39:55
12   United States (USA) George Hovland 44:01 2'53:28
John C. Burton 43:23
Theodore A. Farwell 43:06
Wendell Broomhall 42:58
-   Bulgaria (BUL) Ivan Staykov 40:27
Petar Kovachev 41:16
Vasil Gruev 41:24
Boris Stoev DNF

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Cross Country Skiing at the 1952 Oslo Winter Games: Men's 4 x 10 kilometres Relay". Sports Reference. Archived from the original on 17 April 2020. Retrieved 14 June 2019.

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