Cross-country skiing at the 1968 Winter Olympics – Women's 3 × 5 kilometre relay

The Women's 3 × 5 kilometre relay cross-country skiing event was part of the cross-country skiing programme at the 1968 Winter Olympics, in Grenoble, France. It was the fourth appearance of the event. The competition was held on 16 February 1968, at Autrans.[1]

Women's 3 × 5 kilometre relay
at the X Olympic Winter Games
Cross country skiing pictogram.svg
VenueCross Country Skiing Stadium
Date16 February
Competitors24 from 8 nations
Winning time57:30.0
Medalists
1st place, gold medalist(s) Inger Aufles
Babben Enger
Berit Mørdre Lammedal
 Norway
2nd place, silver medalist(s) Barbro Martinsson
Toini Gustafsson
Britt Strandberg
 Sweden
3rd place, bronze medalist(s) Alevtina Kolchina
Rita Achkina
Galina Kulakova
 Soviet Union
← 1964
1972 →

ResultsEdit

Rank Name Country Time
1 Inger Aufles
Babben Enger
Berit Mørdre Lammedal
  Norway 57:30.0
2 Barbro Martinsson
Toini Gustafsson
Britt Strandberg
  Sweden 57:51.0
3 Alevtina Kolchina
Rita Achkina
Galina Kulakova
  Soviet Union 58:13.6
4 Senja Pusula
Marjatta Muttilainen-Olkkonen
Marjatta Kajosmaa
  Finland 58:45.1
5 Weronika Budny
Józefa Czerniawska-Pęksa
Stefania Biegun
  Poland 59:04.7
6 Renate Fischer-Köhler
Gudrun Schmidt
Christine Nestler
  East Germany 59:33.9
7 Michaela Endler
Barbara Barthel
Monika Mrklas
  West Germany 1:01:49.3
8 Velichka Pandeva
Nadezhda Vasileva
Tsvetana Sotirova
  Bulgaria 1:05:35.7

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Cross Country Skiing at the 1968 Grenoble Winter Games: Women's 3 × 5 kilometre relay". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 7 February 2018.