Cross-country skiing at the 1960 Winter Olympics

At the 1960 Winter Olympics six cross-country skiing events were contested. The competitions were held from Friday, 19 February, to Saturday, 27 February 1960. All the races took place at McKinney Creek Stadium, Tahoma, California, United States.[1]

Cross-country skiing
at the VIII Olympic Winter Games
Cross country skiing pictogram.svg
VenueMcKinney Creek Stadium
Dates1927 February
No. of events6
Competitors112 from 19 nations
← 1956
1964 →

Medal summaryEdit

Medal tableEdit

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1  Sweden (SWE)2215
2  Finland (FIN)2125
3  Soviet Union (URS)1236
4  Norway (NOR)1102
Totals (4 nations)66618

Men's eventsEdit

 
Sixten Jernberg
Event Gold Silver Bronze
15 km
details
Håkon Brusveen
  Norway
51:55.5 Sixten Jernberg
  Sweden
51:58.6 Veikko Hakulinen
  Finland
52:03.00
30 km
details
Sixten Jernberg
  Sweden
1:51:03.9 Rolf Rämgård
  Sweden
1:51:16.9 Nikolay Anikin
  Soviet Union
1:52:28.2
50 km
details
Kalevi Hämäläinen
  Finland
2:59:06.3 Veikko Hakulinen
  Finland
2:59:26.7 Rolf Rämgård
  Sweden
3:02:46.7
4 × 10 km relay
details
  Finland (FIN)
Toimi Alatalo
Eero Mäntyranta
Väinö Huhtala
Veikko Hakulinen
2:18:45.6   Norway (NOR)
Harald Grønningen
Hallgeir Brenden
Einar Østby
Håkon Brusveen
2:18:46.4   Soviet Union (URS)
Anatoly Shelyukhin
Gennady Vaganov
Aleksey Kuznetsov
Nikolay Anikin
2:21:21.6

Women's eventsEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
10 km
details
Marija Gusakova
  Soviet Union
39:46.6 Liubov Baranova
  Soviet Union
40:04.2 Radia Eroshina
  Soviet Union
40:06.0
3 × 5 km relay
details
  Sweden (SWE)
Irma Johansson
Britt Strandberg
Sonja Ruthström-Edström
1:04:21.4   Soviet Union (URS)
Radia Eroshina
Marija Gusakova
Liubov Baranova
1:05:02.6   Finland (FIN)
Siiri Rantanen
Eeva Ruoppa
Toini Pöysti
1:06:27.5

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Cross Country Skiing at the 1960 Squaw Valley Winter Games". Sports Reference. Archived from the original on 17 April 2020. Retrieved 14 June 2019.

External linksEdit