Cross-country skiing at the 1956 Winter Olympics – Women's 10 kilometre

The ladies' 10 kilometre cross-country race at the 1956 Winter Olympics was held on 28 January. It was held at the Snow Stadium (Lo Stadio della neve), which was about 2 km (1.2 mi) from Cortina. Thirty-seven competitors from eleven countries participated in the event. The Soviet Union won the top two spots when Lyubov Kozyreva edged teammate Radya Yeroshina by 5 seconds. Swede Sonja Edström won the bronze.[1][2]

Women's 10km
at the VII Olympic Winter Games
Cross country skiing pictogram.svg
VenueStadio della neve
DateJanuary 28
Competitors40 from 11 nations
Winning time38:11.0
Medalists
1st place, gold medalist(s) Lyubov Kozyreva  Soviet Union
2nd place, silver medalist(s) Radya Yeroshina  Soviet Union
3rd place, bronze medalist(s) Sonja Edström  Sweden
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MedalistsEdit

Gold Lyubov Kozyreva
  Soviet Union
Silver Radya Yeroshina
  Soviet Union
Bronze Sonja Edström
  Sweden

Source:[3]

ResultsEdit

Place No. Competitor Time Difference*
1 32   Lyubov Kozyreva (URS) 38:11
2 15   Radya Yeroshina (URS) 38:16 +0.05
3 38   Sonja Edström (SWE) 38:23 +0.12
4 28   Alevtina Kolchina (URS) 38:46 +0.35
5 37   Siiri Rantanen (FIN) 39:40 +1.29
6 21   Mirja Hietamies (FIN) 40:18 +2.07
7 29   Irma Johansson (SWE) 40:20 +2.09
8 9   Sirkka Polkunen (FIN) 40:25 +2.14
9 7   Anna Kaaleste (URS) 40:29 +2.18
10 31   Kjelfrid Brusveen (NOR) 40:38 +2.27
11 22   Rakel Wahl (NOR) 40:49 +2.38
12 14   Sanna Kiero (FIN) 40:52 +2.41
13 11   Anna Lisa Eriksson (SWE) 40:56 +2.45
14 3   Barbro Martinsson (SWE) 41:04 +2.53
14 40   Eva Lauermanová (TCH) 41:04 +2.53
16 27   Maria Gąsienica Bukowa-Kowalska (POL) 41:09 +2.58
17   Józefa Czerniawska-Pęksa (POL) 41:28 +3.15
18 34   Zofia Krzeptowska (POL) 41:37 +3.26
19 30   Libuse Patockova (TCH) 41:52 +3.41
20 33   Sonnhilde Hausschild-Kallus (EUA) 42:22 +4.11
21 13   Else Amann (EUA) 42:22 +4.11
22 8   Gina Regland (NOR) 42:42 +4.31
23 35   Ildegarda Taffra (ITA) 42:51 +4.40
24 4   Helena Daniel-Gasienica (POL) 43:09 +4.58
25 18   Olga Krasilova (TCH) 43:10 +4.59
26 26   Elfriede Uhlig (EUA) 43:15 +5.04
27 20   Ingrid Wigernaes (NOR) 43:40 +5.29
28 10   Eva Benesova (TCH) 43:42 +5.31
29 6   Rita Blasel-Czechova (EUA) 43:51 +5.40
30 17   Margherita Bottero (ITA) 44:03 +5.58
31 23   Fides Romanin (ITA) 44:17 +6.06
32 19   Amalija Belaj (YUG) 45:32 +7.21
33 41   Mara Rekar (YUG) 45:36 +7.25
34 36   Maria Peneva Dimova (BUL) 45:52 +7.41
35   Nada Birko Kustec (YUG) 46:03 +7.52
36 5   Blazenka Vodenlic (YUG) 46:28 +8.17
37 1   Anita Parmesani (ITA) 47:37 +9.26
38 24   Iuliana Simon (ROM) 49:32 +11.21
39 12   Ștefania Botcariu (ROM) 49:37 +11.26
40   Margareta Arvay (ROM) DQ

* - Difference is in minutes and seconds.

Source:[3]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Comitato Olimpico Nazionale Italiano (1956), p. 602
  2. ^ "Cross Country Skiing at the 1956 Cortina d'Ampezzo Winter Games: Women's 10 kilometres". sports-reference.com. Archived from the original on 17 April 2020. Retrieved 5 February 2018.
  3. ^ a b Comitato Olimpico Nazionale Italiano (1956), p. 602–603

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