Cross-country skiing at the 1960 Winter Olympics – Men's 15 kilometre

The 15 kilometre cross-country skiing event was part of the cross-country skiing programme at the 1960 Winter Olympics, in Squaw Valley, California, United States. It was the second appearance of the event at its length of 15 km. The competition was held on Tuesday, February 23, 1960, at the McKinney Creek Stadium.[1]

Men's 15km
at the VIII Olympic Winter Games
Cross country skiing pictogram.svg
VenueMcKinney Creek Stadium
DateFebruary 23
Competitors54 from 19 nations
Winning time51:55.5
Medalists
1st place, gold medalist(s) Håkon Brusveen  Norway
2nd place, silver medalist(s) Sixten Jernberg  Sweden
3rd place, bronze medalist(s) Veikko Hakulinen  Finland
← 1956
1964 →

Håkon Brusveen of Norway won his only Olympic gold medal, 3 seconds ahead of the 30 km gold medallist, Sixten Jernberg. Defending Olympic champion and fellow Norwegian, Hallgeir Brenden finished 12th.

ResultsEdit

Rank Name Country Time
1 Håkon Brusveen   Norway 51:55.5
2 Sixten Jernberg   Sweden 51:58.6
3 Veikko Hakulinen   Finland 52:03.0
4 Gennady Vaganov   Soviet Union 52:18.0
Einar Østby   Norway
6 Eero Mäntyranta   Finland 52:40.6
7 Janne Stefansson   Sweden 52:41.0
8 Rolf Rämgård   Sweden 52:47.3
9 Marcello De Dorigo   Italy 52:53.5
10 Nikolay Anikin   Soviet Union 52:55.0
11 Harald Grønningen   Norway 53:02.2
12 Hallgeir Brenden   Norway 53:10.3
13 Väinö Huhtala   Finland 53:11.5
14 Giulio Deflorian   Italy 53:24.1
15 Aleksandr Gubin   Soviet Union 53:29.1
16 Pavel Morshchinin   Soviet Union 53:36.6
17 Per-Erik Larsson   Sweden 53:49.8
18 Józef Rysula   Poland 54:13.3
19 Pompeo Fattor   Italy 54:31.1
20 Giuseppe Steiner   Italy 54:42.3
21 Jean Mermet   France 54:44.5
22 Mack Miller   United States 54:49.0
23 Toimi Alatalo   Finland 54:52.7
24 Kuno Werner   United Team of Germany 55:25.6
25 Benoît Carrara   France 55:38.5
26 Victor Arbez   France 55:44.1
27 Alphonse Baume   Switzerland 55:58.9
28 Kazimierz Zelek   Poland 55:59.4
29 René Mandrillon   France 56:01.5
30 Kazuo Sato   Japan 56:15.0
31 Lorenz Possa   Switzerland 56:30.1
32 Enno Röder   United Team of Germany 56:54.4
33 Stefan Mitkov   Bulgaria 56:55.4
34 Pál Sajgó   Hungary 57:02.9
35 Clarence Servold   Canada 57:04.7
36 Rudolf Čillík   Czechoslovakia 57:23.7
37 Marcel Huguenin   Switzerland 57:36.7
38 Werner Haase   United Team of Germany 57:40.3
39 Konrad Hischier   Switzerland 57:43.9
40 Takashi Matsuhashi   Japan 57:49.1
41 Józef Gut Misiaga   Poland 58:03.6
42 Siegfried Weiß   United Team of Germany 58:04.6
43 Andrzej Mateja   Poland 58:09.1
44 John Moore   Great Britain 58:35.0
45 Eiji Kurita   Japan 58:57.0
46 Peter Lahdenpera   United States 59:13.0
47 Irvin Servold   Canada 59:42.0
48 Olavi Hirvonen   United States 1:00:38.6
49 Andrew Morgan   Great Britain 1:01:32.9
50 Charlie Akers   United States 1:02:35.7
51 Richard Walpole   Australia 1:06:48.3
52 Norman Shutt   Great Britain 1:07:34.0
53 Francisco Jerman   Argentina 1:09:59.3
54 Kim Ha-yun   South Korea 1:15:26.5

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Cross Country Skiing at the 1960 Squaw Valley Winter Games: Men's 15 kilometres". Sports Reference. Archived from the original on 17 April 2020. Retrieved 17 June 2019.

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