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Cross-country skiing at the 1988 Winter Olympics – Men's 4 × 10 kilometre relay

The men's 4 × 10 km relay cross-country skiing competition at the 1988 Winter Olympics in Calgary, Canada, took place on Wednesday 24 February at the Canmore Nordic Centre Provincial Park in Canmore, Alberta.[1] The race saw Sweden beat Soviet Union by 12.7 seconds, with Czechoslovakia finishing third.[2]

Men's 4 × 10 kilometre relay
at the XV Olympic Winter Games
Cross country skiing pictogram.svg
Pictogram for cross country
VenueCanmore Nordic Centre Provincial Park
Dates24 February
Competitors64 (16 teams) from 16 nations
Winning time1:43:58.6
Medalists
1st, gold medalist(s) Jan Ottosson
Thomas Wassberg
Gunde Svan
Torgny Mogren
 Sweden
2nd, silver medalist(s) Vladimir Smirnov
Vladimir Sakhnov
Mikhail Devyatyarov
Alexey Prokurorov
 Soviet Union
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Radim Nyč
Václav Korunka
Pavel Benc
Ladislav Švanda
 Czechoslovakia
← 1984
1992 →

ResultsEdit

Sources:[3][1]

Rank Bib Country Time Deficit
  1   Sweden
Jan Ottosson
Thomas Wassberg
Gunde Svan
Torgny Mogren
1:43:58.6
  2   Soviet Union
Vladimir Smirnov
Vladimir Sakhnov
Mikhail Devyatyarov
Alexey Prokurorov
1:44:11.3 +12.7
  14   Czechoslovakia
Radim Nyč
Václav Korunka
Pavel Benc
Ladislav Švanda
1:45:22.7 +1:24.1
4 5   Switzerland
Andreas Grünenfelder
Jürg Capol
Giachem Guidon
Jeremias Wigger
1:46:16.3 +2:17.7
5 7   Italy
Silvano Barco
Albert Walder
Giorgio Vanzetta
Maurilio De Zolt
1:46:16.7 +2:18.1
6 4   Norway
Pål Gunnar Mikkelsplass
Oddvar Brå
Vegard Ulvang
Terje Langli
1:46:48.7 +2:50.1
7 6   West Germany
Walter Kuß
Georg Fischer
Jochen Behle
Herbert Fritzenwenger
1:48:05.0 +4:06.4
8 3   Finland
Jari Laukkanen
Harri Kirvesniemi
Jari Räsänen
Kari Ristanen
1:48:24.0 +4:25.4
9 13   Canada
Yves Bilodeau
Al Pilcher
Pierre Harvey
Dennis Lawrence
1:48:59.7 +5:01.1
10 10   Austria
Andre Blatter
Alois Schwarz
Johann Standmann
Alois Stadlober
1:49:14.5 +5:15.9
11 16   France
Patrick Rémy
Jean-Luc Thomas
Dominique Locatelli
Guy Balland
1:49:15.9 +5:17.3
12 9   Bulgaria
Svetoslav Atanasov
Ivan Smilenov
Atanas Simidchiev
Todor Makhov
1:49:27.9 +5:29.3
13 8   United States
Todd Boonstra
Dan Simoneau
Bill Spencer
Joe Galanes
1:50:27.6 +6:29.0
14 11   Japan
Atsushi Egawa
Kazunari Sasaki
Tanayuki Yuki
Masaharu Yamazaki
1:51:10.7 +7:12.1
15 15   South Korea
Hong Kun-Pyo
Park Ki-Ho
Cho Sung-Hoon
Jun Yeung-Hae
1:59:00.4 +15:01.8
16 12   Great Britain
John Spotswood
Ewan McKenzie
Martin Watkins
Andrew Wylie
1:59:39.3 +15:40.7

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "4x10 km relay Canmore". www.skisport365.com. Skisport365.com. Retrieved 14 February 2019.
  2. ^ "Cross Country Skiing at the 1988 Calgary Winter Games: Men's 4 x 10 kilometres Relay". Sports Reference. Retrieved 4 July 2019.
  3. ^ "Relay 4x10 km Men". www.olympic.org. International Olympic Committee. Retrieved 14 February 2019.

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