Cross-country skiing at the 1980 Winter Olympics – Women's 4 × 5 kilometre relay

The Women's 4 × 5 kilometre relay cross-country skiing event was part of the cross-country skiing programme at the 1980 Winter Olympics, in Lake Placid, United States. It was the seventh appearance of the women's relay event. The competition was held on 21 February 1980, at the Mt. Van Hoevenberg Recreation Area.[1]

Women's 4 × 5 kilometre relay
at the XIII Olympic Winter Games
Cross country skiing pictogram.svg
VenueCross Country Skiing Stadium
Date21 February
Competitors32 from 8 nations
Winning time1:02:11.10
Medalists
1st place, gold medalist(s) Marlies Rostock
Carola Anding
Veronika Hesse
Barbara Petzold
 East Germany
2nd place, silver medalist(s) Nina Baldychova
Nina Selyunina
Galina Kulakova
Raisa Smetanina
 Soviet Union
3rd place, bronze medalist(s) Brit Pettersen
Anette Bøe
Marit Myrmæl
Berit Aunli
 Norway
← 1976
1984 →

ResultsEdit

Rank Name Country Time
1 Marlies Rostock
Carola Anding
Veronika Hesse
Barbara Petzold
  East Germany 1:02:11.10
2 Nina Baldychova
Nina Selyunina
Galina Kulakova
Raisa Smetanina
  Soviet Union 1:03:18.30
3 Brit Pettersen
Anette Bøe
Marit Myrmæl
Berit Aunli
  Norway 1:04:13.50
4 Dagmar Palečková-Švubová
Gabriela Svobodová-Sekajová
Blanka Paulů
Květa Jeriová
  Czechoslovakia 1:04:31.39
5 Marja Auroma
Marja-Liisa Hämäläinen
Helena Takalo
Hilkka Riihivuori
  Finland 1:04:41.28
6 Marie Johansson-Risby
Karin Lamberg-Skog
Eva Olsson
Lena Carlzon-Lundbäck
  Sweden 1:05:16.32
7 Alison Owen-Spencer
Beth Paxson
Leslie Bancroft-Krichko
Lynn von der Heide-Spencer-Galanes
  United States 1:06:55.41
8 Angela Schmidt-Foster
Shirley Firth
Esther Miller
Joan Groothuysen
  Canada 1:07:45.75

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Cross Country Skiing at the 1980 Lake Placid Winter Games: Women's 4 × 5 kilometre relay". sports-reference.com. Archived from the original on 17 April 2020. Retrieved 12 February 2018.