Cross-country skiing at the 1968 Winter Olympics – Men's 30 kilometre

The men's 30 kilometre cross-country skiing competition at the 1968 Winter Olympics in Sapporo, Japan, was held on Wednesday 7 February at Autrans.[1][2]

Men's 30 kilometre
at the X Olympic Winter Games
Cross country skiing pictogram.svg
VenueAutrans
Dates7 February
Competitors66 from 22 nations
Winning time1:35:39.2
Medalists
1st place, gold medalist(s) Franco Nones
 Italy
2nd place, silver medalist(s) Odd Martinsen
 Norway
3rd place, bronze medalist(s) Eero Mäntyranta
 Finland
← 1964
1972 →

Each skier started at half a minute intervals, skiing the entire 30 kilometre course. Eero Mäntyranta of Finland was the 1966 World champion and also the defending Olympic champion from the 1964 Olympics in Innsbruck, Austria.[3]

ResultsEdit

Sources:[1][4]

Rank Bib Name Country Time Deficit
  26 Franco Nones   Italy 1:35:39.2
  52 Odd Martinsen   Norway 1:36:28.9 +49.7
  33 Eero Mäntyranta   Finland 1:36:55.3 +1:16.1
4 45 Vladimir Voronkov   Soviet Union 1:37:10.8 +1:31.6
5 64 Giulio Deflorian   Italy 1:37:12.9 +1:33.7
6 55 Kalevi Laurila   Finland 1:37:29.8 +1:50.6
7 46 Kalevi Oikarainen   Finland 1:37:34.4 +1:55.2
8 25 Gunnar Larsson   Sweden 1:37:48.1 +2:08.9
9 62 Walter Demel   West Germany 1:37:49.2 +2:10.0
10 12 Anatoly Akentyev   Soviet Union 1:37:52.4 +2:13.2
11 2 Lorns Skjemstad   Norway 1:37:53.4 +2:14.2
12 41 Jan Halvarsson   Sweden 1:38:23.2 +2:44.0
13 50 Harald Grønningen   Norway 1:38:26.7 +2:47.5
14 30 Vyacheslav Vedenin   Soviet Union 1:38:36.1 +2:56.9
15 47 Gerhard Grimmer   East Germany 1:38:46.0 +3:06.8
16 4 Arto Tiainen   Finland 1:38:51.1 +3:11.9
17 54 Valery Tarakanov   Soviet Union 1:39:25.0 +3:45.8
18 60 Karel Štefl   Czechoslovakia 1:39:25.7 +3:46.5
19 32 Gert-Dietmar Klause   East Germany 1:39:30.5 +3:51.3
20 8 Bruno Åvik   Sweden 1:39:38.1 +3:58.9
21 66 Ingvar Sandström   Sweden 1:39:47.5 +4:08.3
22 35 Ján Fajstavr   Czechoslovakia 1:40:05.1 +4:25.9
23 51 Franco Stella   Italy 1:40:42.0 +5:02.8
24 17 Václav Peřina   Czechoslovakia 1:40:58.0 +5:18.8
25 3 Franco Manfroi   Italy 1:41:11.8 +5:32.6
26 21 Petar Pankov   Bulgaria 1:41:42.9 +6:03.7
27 28 Mike Gallagher   United States 1:41:58.2 +6:19.0
28 6 Denis Mast   Switzerland 1:41:58.8 +6:19.6
29 5 Mike Elliott   United States 1:42:22.6 +6:43.4
30 22 Konrad Hischier   Switzerland 1:42:26.1 +6:46.9
31 15 Karl Buhl   West Germany 1:42:52.2 +7:13.0
32 65 Flury Koch   Switzerland 1:43:06.9 +7:27.7
33 40 Tokio Sato   Japan 1:43:13.8 +7:34.6
34 24 Gjermund Eggen   Norway 1:43:29.6 +7:50.4
35 49 Fritz Stuessi   Switzerland 1:43:57.8 +8:18.6
36 58 Axel Lesser   East Germany 1:44:16.2 +8:37.0
37 14 Helmut Unger   East Germany 1:44:47.9 +9:08.7
38 63 Ernst Pühringer   Austria 1:44:51.0 +9:11.8
39 9 Jean Jobez   France 1:45:08.8 +9:29.6
40 20 Franz Vetter   Austria 1:45:11.2 +9:32.0
41 37 Philippe Baradel   France 1:45:33.3 +9:54.1
42 16 Luc Colin   France 1:45:40.7 +10:01.5
43 56 Roger Pires   France 1:45:54.6 +10:15.4
44 10 Alojz Kerštajn   Yugoslavia 1:46:09.5 +10:30.3
45 53 Kazuo Sato   Japan 1:46:12.4 +10:33.2
46 34 Herbert Steinbeßer   West Germany 1:46:31.2 +10:52.0
47 38 Janez Mlinar   Yugoslavia 1:46:43.2 +11:04.0
48 1 Karl-Heinz Scherzinger   West Germany 1:47:08.4 +11:29.2
49 18 Mirko Bavče   Yugoslavia 1:47:48.9 +12:09.7
50 42 Hansjörg Farbmacher   Austria 1:49:43.3 +14:04.1
51 57 Charles Kellogg   United States 1:50:03.7 +14:24.5
52 59 Nils Skulbru   Canada 1:50:06.1 +14:26.9
53 29 Svend Carlsen   Denmark 1:50:51.8 +15:12.6
54 48 Luvsan-Ayuushiin Dashdemberel   Mongolia 1:50:52.7 +15:13.5
55 36 Jon Lufkin   United States 1:51:21.2 +15:42.0
56 61 Gendgeegiin Batmönkh   Mongolia 1:51:39.1 +15:59.9
57 23 Tibor Holéczy   Hungary 1:51:42.0 +16:02.8
58 39 David Rees   Canada 1:52:46.6 +17:07.4
59 44 Miklós Holló   Hungary 1:53:41.1 +18:01.9
60 19 Ross Martin   Australia 1:55:17.3 +19:38.1
61 27 Rolf Pettersen   Canada 1:55:37.2 +19:58.0
62 7 Apollo Lynge   Denmark 1:55:40.0 +20:00.8
63 31 Choon-Kie Kim   South Korea 2:11:51.3 +36:12.1
11 Dimitrios Andreadis   Greece DNF
13 Vít Fousek Jr.   Czechoslovakia DNF
33 Chong-Ihm Yoon   South Korea DNF

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Autrans 30 km Men". www.skisport365.com. skisport365. Retrieved 5 March 2019.
  2. ^ "Cross Country Skiing at the 1968 Grenoble Winter Games: Men's 30 kilometres". Sports Reference. Archived from the original on 17 April 2020. Retrieved 27 June 2019.
  3. ^ "30 km Men Innsbruck". www.olympic.org. IOC. Retrieved 5 March 2019.
  4. ^ "30 km Men Grenoble". www.olympic.org. IOC. Retrieved 5 March 2019.

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