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

The Women's 5 kilometre cross-country skiing event was part of the cross-country skiing programme at the 1968 Winter Olympics, in Grenoble, France. It was the second appearance of the event. The competition was held on 13 February 1968, at Autrans.[1]

Women's 5km
at the X Olympic Winter Games
Cross country skiing pictogram.svg
VenueCross Country Skiing Stadium
Date5 February
Competitors34 from 11 nations
Winning time16:45.2
Medalists
1st place, gold medalist(s) Toini Gustafsson  Sweden
2nd place, silver medalist(s) Galina Kulakova  Soviet Union
3rd place, bronze medalist(s) Alevtina Kolchina  Soviet Union
← 1964
1972 →

ResultsEdit

Rank Name Country Time
1 Toini Gustafsson   Sweden 16:45.2
2 Galina Kulakova   Soviet Union 16:48.4
3 Alevtina Kolchina   Soviet Union 16:51.6
4 Barbro Martinsson   Sweden 16:52.9
5 Marjatta Kajosmaa   Finland 16:54.6
6 Rita Achkina   Soviet Union 16:55.1
7 Inger Aufles   Norway 16:58.1
8 Senja Pusula   Finland 17:00.3
9 Stefania Biegun   Poland 17:03.4
10 Berit Mørdre-Lammedal   Norway 17:11.9
11 Marjatta Muttilainen-Olkkonen   Finland 17:12.4
12 Christine Nestler   East Germany 17:23.5
13 Gudrun Schmidt   East Germany 17:24.3
14 Renate Fischer-Köhler   East Germany 17:25.5
15 Britt Strandberg   Sweden 17:25.8
16 Anni Unger   East Germany 17:30.7
17 Monika Mrklas   West Germany 17:32.5
18 Barbro Tano   Sweden 17:35.8
19 Weronika Budny   Poland 17:38.2
20 Alevtina Olyunina-Smirnova   Soviet Union 17:43.2
21 Babben Enger-Damon   Norway 17:43.3
22 Helena Kivioja-Takalo   Finland 17:46.2
23 Józefa Czerniawska-Pęksa   Poland 17:56.5
24 Nadezhda Vasileva   Bulgaria 17:58.7
25 Michaela Endler   West Germany 17:59.2
26 Anna Gębala-Duraj   Poland 18:02.7
27 Éva Balázs   Hungary 18:05.8
28 Tone Dahle   Norway 18:09.1
29 Barbara Barthel   West Germany 18:20.0
30 Velichka Pandeva   Bulgaria 18:23.7
31 Tsvetana Sotirova   Bulgaria 18:27.3
32 Fujiko Kato   Japan 18:28.2
33 Roza Dimova   Bulgaria 19:05.6
34 Kirsten Carlsen   Denmark 19:56.6

ReferencesEdit

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