Cross-country skiing at the 1968 Winter Olympics

The 1968 Winter Olympic Games cross-country skiing results.[1]

Cross-country skiing
at the X Olympic Winter Games
Cross country skiing pictogram.svg
VenueAutrans
DatesFebruary 7-February 17
No. of events7
Competitors147 (110 men, 37 women) from 25 nations

Medal summaryEdit

Medal tableEdit

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1  Norway (NOR)4217
2  Sweden (SWE)2215
3  Italy (ITA)1001
4  Soviet Union (URS)0224
5  Finland (FIN)0123
6  Switzerland (SUI)0011
Totals (6 nations)77721

Men's eventsEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
15 km
details
Harald Grønningen
  Norway
47:54.2 Eero Mäntyranta
  Finland
47:56.1 Gunnar Larsson
  Sweden
48:33.7
30 km
details
Franco Nones
  Italy
1:35:39.2 Odd Martinsen
  Norway
1:36:28.9 Eero Mäntyranta
  Finland
1:36:55.3
50 km
details
Ole Ellefsæter
  Norway
2:28:45.8 Vyacheslav Vedenin
  Soviet Union
2:29:05.5 Josef Haas
  Switzerland
2:29:14.8
4 × 10 km relay
details
  Norway (NOR)
Odd Martinsen
Pål Tyldum
Harald Grønningen
Ole Ellefsæter
2:08:33.5   Sweden (SWE)
Jan Halvarsson
Bjarne Andersson
Gunnar Larsson
Assar Rönnlund
2:10:13.2   Finland (FIN)
Kalevi Oikarainen
Hannu Taipale
Kalevi Laurila
Eero Mäntyranta
2:10:56.7

Women's eventsEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
5 km
details
Toini Gustafsson
  Sweden
16:45.2 Galina Kulakova
  Soviet Union
16:48.4 Alevtina Kolchina
  Soviet Union
16:51.6
10 km
details
Toini Gustafsson
  Sweden
36:45.5 Berit Mørdre
  Norway
37:54.6 Inger Aufles
  Norway
37:59.9
3 × 5 km relay
details
  Norway (NOR)
Inger Aufles
Babben Enger
Berit Mørdre Lammedal
57:30.0   Sweden (SWE)
Barbro Martinsson
Toini Gustafsson
Britt Strandberg
57:51.0   Soviet Union (URS)
Alevtina Kolchina
Rita Achkina
Galina Kulakova
58:13.6

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Cross Country Skiing at the 1968 Grenoble Winter Games". Sports Reference. Retrieved 26 June 2019.

External linksEdit