Cross-country skiing at the 1976 Winter Paralympics

Cross-country skiing at the 1976 Winter Paralympics consisted of 25 events, 15 for men and 10 for women.

Cross-country skiing
at the I Paralympic Winter Games
Cross-country skiing - Paralympic pictogram.svg
1980

Medal tableEdit

[1]

Rank Nation       Total
1   Finland (FIN) 8 7 7 22
2   Norway (NOR) 7 3 2 12
3   Sweden (SWE) 6 7 7 20
4   West Germany (FRG) 2 5 4 11
5   Switzerland (SUI) 1 0 1 2
6   Canada (CAN) 1 0 0 1
7   Austria (AUT) 0 0 1 1
Total 25 22 22 69

Medal summaryEdit

The competition events were:

  • 5 km: men - women
  • 10 km: men - women
  • 15 km: men
  • 3x5 km relay: men - women
  • 3x10 km relay: men

Each event had separate standing, or visually impaired classifications:

  • I - standing, single-leg amputation above the knee
  • II - standing, single-leg amputation below the knee
  • III - standing, single-arm amputation
  • IV B - standing, double-arm amputation
  • A - visually impaired, no functional vision
  • B - visually impaired, under 10% functional vision

Men's eventsEdit

Event Class Gold Silver Bronze
5 km - short distance I
details
Pertti Sankilampi
  Finland
Otto Malkki
  Finland
Tauno Seppaenen
  Finland
II
details
Bertil Lundmark
  Sweden
Kalle Tiusanen
  Finland
Erkki Kukkanen
  Finland
III
details
Teuvo Sahi
  Finland
Walter Klenk
  West Germany
Edmund Zahner
  West Germany
IV B
details
Reino Vesander
  Finland
Ernst Schwarz
  West Germany
Adolf Fritsche
  West Germany
10 km - short distance A
details
Germain Oberli
  Switzerland
Jarle Johnsen
  Norway
Mauno Sulisalo
  Finland
B
details
Morten Langeroed
  Norway
Sven-Ivar Martin
  Sweden
Terje Hansen
  Norway
10 km - middle distance I
details
Pertti Sankilampi
  Finland
Otto Malkki
  Finland
Tauno Seppaenen
  Finland
II
details
Bertil Lundmark
  Sweden
Kalle Tiusanen
  Finland
Erkki Kukkanen
  Finland
III
details
Teuvo Sahi
  Finland
Edmund Zahner
  West Germany
Raimo Hiiri
  Finland
IV B
details
Reino Vesander
  Finland
Adolf Fritsche
  West Germany
Ernst Schwarz
  West Germany
15 km - middle distance A
details
Jarle Johnsen
  Norway
Ingemar Lundquist
  Sweden
Germain Oberli
  Switzerland
B
details
Morten Langeroed
  Norway
Sven-Ivar Martin
  Sweden
Terje Hansen
  Norway
3×5 km relay I-II
details
  Finland (FIN)
Otto Malkki
Pertti Sankilampi
Kalle Tiusanen
  Sweden (SWE)
Bertil Lundmark
Kalevi Mattila
Sven-Olof Tornvall
  West Germany (FRG)
Hermann Heckel
Helmut Kaidisch
Siegfried Loose
3×10 km relay A-B
details
  Norway (NOR)
Terje Hansen
Jarle Johnsen
Morten Langeroed
  Finland (FIN)
Martti Juntunen
Manu Laakso
Matti Ojanen
  Sweden (SWE)
Yngve Eriksson
Ingemar Lundquist
Sven-Ivar Martin
III-IV B
details
  Finland (FIN)
Raimo Hiiri
Teuvo Sahi
Arvo Stahl
  West Germany (FRG)
Walter Klenk
Ludwig Wagner
Edmund Zahner
  Austria (AUT)
Wolfgang Pickl
Josef Scheiber
Eugen Wilhelm

Women's eventsEdit

Event Class Gold Silver Bronze
5 km - short distance A
details
Birgitta Sund
  Sweden
Gunhild Sundstrom
  Sweden
Marianne Edfeldt
  Sweden
B
details
Karin Gustavsson
  Sweden
Reidun Laengen
  Norway
Astrid Nilsson
  Sweden
I
details
Vigdis Bente Mordre
  Norway
None None
II
details
Lorna Manzer
  Canada
None None
III
details
Dorothea Neuweiler
  West Germany
Aino Turpeinen
  Finland
Ellen Sjodin
  Sweden
10 km - middle distance A
details
Birgitta Sund
  Sweden
Gunhild Sundstrom
  Sweden
Marianne Edfeldt
  Sweden
B
details
Reidun Laengen
  Norway
Astrid Nilsson
  Sweden
Karin Gustavsson
  Sweden
I
details
Vigdis Bente Mordre
  Norway
None None
III
details
Dorothea Neuweiler
  West Germany
Aino Turpeinen
  Finland
Ellen Sjodin
  Sweden
3×5 km relay A-B
details
  Sweden (SWE)
Karin Gustavsson
Astrid Nilsson
Birgitta Sund
  Norway (NOR)
Aud Berntsen
Aud Grundvik
Reidun Laengen
  Finland (FIN)
Ella Kinnunen
Sirkka Sulisalo
Matleena Talonen

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • "IPC Historical Results Database". International Paralympic Committee (IPC). 2010. Retrieved 2010-11-20.
    • The information from the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) website is based on sources which do not present all information from earlier paralympic games (1960–1984), such as relay and team members.[1] (Per Nov.20, 2010)
  • "Ornskoldsvik 1976". paralympia.de. 2010. Archived from the original on 2011-07-19. Retrieved 2010-11-20.
  • Historical Medallists : Vancouver 2010 Winter Paralympics, Official website of the 2010 Winter Paralympics
  • Winter Sport Classification, Canadian Paralympic Committee