Cross-country skiing at the 1980 Winter Paralympics

Cross-country skiing at the 1980 Winter Paralympics consisted of 27 events, 17 for men and 10 for women.

Cross-country skiing
at the II Paralympic Winter Games
Cross-country skiing - Paralympic pictogram.svg
1976
1984

Medal tableEdit

[1]

Rank Nation       Total
1   Finland (FIN) 13 7 9 29
2   Norway (NOR) 9 7 4 20
3   Sweden (SWE) 5 3 5 13
4   West Germany (FRG) 0 3 2 5
5   Austria (AUT) 0 1 0 1
5   France (FRA) 0 1 0 1
7   Canada (CAN) 0 0 1 1
Total 27 22 21 70

Medal summaryEdit

The competition events were:

  • 5 km: men - women
  • 10 km: men - women
  • 20 km: men
  • 4x5 km relay: men - women
  • 4x10 km relay: men

Each event had separate standing, sitting, or visually impaired classifications:

  • 1A - standing: single leg amputation above the knee
  • 2A - standing: single leg amputation below the knee
  • 2B - standing: double leg amputation below the knee, mild cerebral palsy, or equivalent impairment
  • 3A - standing: single arm amputation
  • 3B - standing: double arm amputation
  • 5 - sitting
  • 5A - visually impaired: under 10% functional vision
  • 5B - visually impaired: no functional vision

Men's eventsEdit

Event Class Gold Silver Bronze
5 km - short distance 1A
details
Pertti Sankilampi
  Finland
Samuli Kaemi
  Finland
Otto Malkki
  Finland
2A
details
Veikko Jantunen
  Finland
Gerard Vandel
  France
Bertil Lundmark
  Sweden
2B
details
Ensio Kinnunen
  Finland
Franz Sliwinski
  West Germany
None
3A
details
Jouko Grip
  Finland
Erkki Seppaenen
  Finland
Rune Karlsson
  Sweden
Heikki Miettinen
  Finland
3B
details
Kari Laakkonen
  Finland
Reino Vesander
  Finland
Adolf Fritsche
  West Germany
5
details
Erik Sandbraaten
  Norway
None None
10 km - middle distance 1A
details
Pertti Sankilampi
  Finland
Samuli Kaemi
  Finland
Tauno Seppaenen
  Finland
2A
details
Veikko Jantunen
  Finland
Erkki Kukkanen
  Finland
Bertil Lundmark
  Sweden
2B
details
Ensio Kinnunen
  Finland
Franz Sliwinski
  West Germany
None
3A
details
Jouko Grip
  Finland
Heikki Miettinen
  Finland
Erkki Seppaenen
  Finland
3B
details
Cato Zahl Pedersen
  Norway
Kari Laakkonen
  Finland
Reino Vesander
  Finland
5A
details
Morten Langeroed
  Norway
Terje Loevaas
  Norway
Torbjoern Foss
  Norway
5B
details
Geir Vegard Alien
  Norway
George Witthof
  Sweden
Hans Anton Aalien
  Norway
20 km - long distance 5A
details
Terje Loevaas
  Norway
Morten Langeroed
  Norway
Torbjoern Foss
  Norway
5B
details
Hans Anton Aalien
  Norway
George Witthof
  Sweden
Geir Vegard Alien
  Norway
4x5 km relay 3A-3B
details
  Finland (FIN)
Karin Laakkonen
Jouko Grip
Heikki Miettinen
Erkki Seppänen[2]
  Austria (AUT)
Bruno Geuze
Franz Perner
Horst Morokutti
Josef Scheiber
  Germany (GER)
Otto Faller
Adolf Fritsche
Walter Klenk
Ludwig Wagner
4x10 km relay 5A-5B
details
  Norway (NOR)
Hans Anton Aalien
Geir Vegard Alien
Morten Langeroed
Terje Loevaas[3]
  Sweden (SWE)
Yngve Eriksson
Ove Karlsson
Sven-Ivar Martin
George Witthof
  Finland (FIN)
Ismo Alanko
Mauno Sulisalo
Teuvo Talmia
Matti Juntunen[2]

Women's eventsEdit

Event Class Gold Silver Bronze
5 km - short distance 2A
details
Liisa Maekelae
  Finland
None None
5
details
Brit Mjaasund Oejen
  Norway
None None
5A
details
Desiree Johansson
  Sweden
Kari Heggum
  Norway
Matleena Talonen
  Finland
5B
details
Birgitta Sund
  Sweden
Aud Berntsen
  Norway
Marianne Edfeldt
  Sweden
10 km - middle distance 2A
details
Liisa Maekelae
  Finland
None None
3A
details
Alli Hatva
  Finland
Dorothea Neuweiler
  West Germany
Railli Rantala
  Finland
5
details
Brit Mjaasund Oejen
  Norway
None None
5A
details
Desiree Johansson
  Sweden
Kari Heggum
  Norway
Matleena Talonen
  Finland
5B
details
Birgitta Sund
  Sweden
Aud Berntsen
  Norway
Marianne Edfeldt
  Sweden
4x5 km relay 5A-5B
details
  Sweden (SWE)
Marianne Edfeldt
Desiree Johansson
Astrid Nilsson
Birgitta Sund
  Norway (NOR)
Aud Berntsen
Aud Grundvik
Kari Heggum
Aud Jensen
  Canada (CAN)
Mary Brunner
Dawn Coyle
Janet Schuster
Judy Shaw

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • "IPC Historical Results Database". International Paralympic Committee (IPC). 2010. Retrieved 2010-11-16. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
    • The information from the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) website is based on sources which does not present all information from earlier Paralympic Games (1960-1984), such as relay and team members.[1] (Per nov.16, 2010)
  • "Geilo 1980". paralympia.de. 2010. Archived from the original on 2011-07-19. Retrieved 2010-11-17. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  • Historical Medallists : Vancouver 2010 Winter Paralympics, Official website of the 2010 Winter Paralympics
  • Winter Sport Classification, Canadian Paralympic Committee

External linksEdit