Cross-country skiing at the 1992 Winter Olympics – Men's 15 kilometre freestyle pursuit

The men's 15 kilometre freestyle pursuit cross-country skiing competition at the 1992 Winter Olympics in Albertville, France, was held on Saturday 15 February at Les Saisies. This was the first time a pursuit race was held in cross-country skiing at the Winter Olympics.[1]

Men's 15 kilometre freestyle pursuit
at the XVI Olympic Winter Games
Cross country skiing pictogram.svg
VenueLes Saisies
Dates13–15 February
Competitors102
Winning time1:05:37.9
Medalists
1st place, gold medalist(s) Bjørn Dæhlie
 Norway
2nd place, silver medalist(s) Vegard Ulvang
 Norway
3rd place, bronze medalist(s) Giorgio Vanzetta
 Italy
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Each skier started based on the results from the 10 km classical event on 13 February, skiing the entire 15 kilometre course after the first-to-finish principle. Vegard Ulvang won the 10 km classical race with 19.2 seconds to Marco Albarello of Italy. Fourth-placed in the 10 km, Bjørn Dæhlie of Norway took over the lead and won over Ulvang with 53.4 seconds.

ResultsEdit

The time consists the added times for both the 10 km classical and the 15 km freestyle pursuit.[2][3][4]

Rank Bib Name Country Time
10 km C
Pos.
10 km C
Time
15 km F
Pos.
15 km F
Total time Deficit
  4 Bjørn Dæhlie   Norway 28:01.6 4 37:36.9 1 1:05:37.9
  1 Vegard Ulvang   Norway 27:36.0 1 38:55.3 13 1:06:31.3 +53.4
  7 Giorgio Vanzetta   Italy 28:26.9 7 38:06.2 3 1:06:32.2 +54.3
4 2 Marco Albarello   Italy 27:55.2 2 38:38.3 8 1:06:33.3 +55.4
5 9 Torgny Mogren   Sweden 28:37.8 9 38:00.4 2 1:06:37.4 +59.5
6 3 Christer Majbäck   Sweden 27:56.4 3 39:21.0 23 1:07:17.0 +1:39.1
7 10 Silvio Fauner   Italy 28:53.8 10 38:41.9 9 1:07:34.9 +1:57.0
8 13 Vladimir Smirnov   Unified Team 29:13.1 13 38:22.8 5 1:07:35.8 +1:57.9
9 12 Henrik Forsberg   Sweden 29:09.0 12 38:43.4 10 1:07:52.4 +2:14.5
10 8 Alois Stadlober   Austria 28:27.5 8 39:30.6 26 1:07:57.6 +2:19.7
11 6 Harri Kirvesniemi   Finland 28:23.3 6 39:47.4 31 1:08:10.4 +2:32.5
12 16 Jari Isometsä   Finland 29:34.4 16 38:52.0 12 1:08:26.0 +2:48.1
13 5 Niklas Jonsson   Sweden 28:03.1 5 40:35.1 43 1:08:38.1 +3:00.2
14 17 Václav Korunka   Czechoslovakia 29:43.4 17 38:56.5 14 1:08:39.5 +3:01.6
15 11 Mikhail Botvinov   Unified Team 28:55.8 11 39:48.1 32 1:08:43.1 +3:05.2
16 31 Johann Mühlegg   Germany 30:29.4 31 38:18.8 4 1:08:47.8 +3:09.9
17 30 Andrey Kirilov   Unified Team 30:27.4 30 38:23.9 6 1:08:50.9 +3:13.0
18 22 Elmo Kassin   Estonia 29:52.0 22 39:00.1 17 1:08:52.1 +3:14.2
19 15 Jari Räsänen   Finland 29:25.2 15 39:40.9 29 1:09:05.9 +3:28.0
20 14 Mika Myllylä   Finland 29:17.0 14 39:52.1 35 1:09:09.1 +3:31.2
21 29 Torald Rein   Germany 30:25.1 29 38:59.1 15 1:09:24.1 +3:46.2
22 36 Patrick Rémy   France 30:45.1 36 38:59.5 16 1:09:44.5 +4:06.6
23 32 Janko Neuber   Germany 30:29.8 32 39:17.4 20 1:09:46.4 +4:08.5
24 35 Andreas Ringhofer   Austria 30:42.5 35 39:07.9 18 1:09:49.9 +4:12.0
25 33 Radim Nyč   Czechoslovakia 30:31.5 33 39:21.0 23 1:09:52.0 +4:14.1
26 18 John Aalberg   United States 29:47.6 18 40:08.2 37 1:09:55.2 +4:17.3
27 19 Alexander Marent   Austria 29:49.9 19 40:07.2 36 1:09:56.2 +4:18.3
28 34 Markus Gandler   Austria 30:35.9 34 39:32.8 27 1:10:07.8 +4:29.9
29 27 Hiroyuki Imai   Japan 30:17.3 27 39:51.8 34 1:10:08.8 +4:30.9
30 51 Philippe Sanchez   France 31:42.3 51 38:28.3 7 1:10:10.3 +4:32.4
31 49 André Jungen   Switzerland 31:41.2 49 38:51.3 11 1:10:32.3 +4:54.4
32 23 John Bauer   United States 29:58.0 23 40:39.7 46 1:10:37.7 +4:59.8
33 41 Pavel Benc   Czechoslovakia 31:13.6 41 39:25.0 25 1:10:44.6 +5:00.1
34 44 Giachem Guidon   Switzerland 31:23.9 44 39:19.1 21 1:10:38.0 +5:04.2
35 46 Kazunari Sasaki   Japan 31:31.4 46 39:13.6 19 1:10:44.6 +5:06.7
36 45 Markus Hasler   Liechtenstein 31:27.0 45 39:19.6 22 1:10:46.6 +5:08.7
37 39 Juan Jesús Gutiérrez   Spain 31:02.6 39 39:51.5 33 1:10:53.5 +5:15.6
38 43 Stéphane Azambre   France 31:22.2 43 39:40.9 29 1:11:02.9 +5:25.0
39 37 Anthony Evans   Australia 30:54.2 37 40:11.2 38 1:11:05.2 +5:27.3
40 25 Dany Bouchard   Canada 30:03.8 25 41:04.1 50 1:11:07.1 +5:29.2
41 28 Urmas Välbe   Estonia 30:20.1 28 40:54.4 48 1:11:14.4 +5:36.5
42 21 Andrus Veerpalu   Estonia 29:51.5 21 41:26.7 56 1:11:17.7 +5:39.8
43 62 German Karachevsky   Unified Team 32:13.6 62 39:33.5 28 1:11:45.5 +6:07.6
44 50 Hans Diethelm   Switzerland 31:41.8 50 40:11.4 39 1:11:52.4 +6:14.5
45 42 Yves Bilodeau   Canada 31:19.5 42 40:39.4 45 1:11:58.4 +6:20.5
46 26 Benjamin Husaby   United States 30:06.0 26 42:11.1 66 1:12:17.1 +6:39.2
47 57 Andrzej Piotrowski   Poland 31:56.9 57 40:32.9 42 1:12:28.9 +6:51.0
48 63 Wiesław Cempa   Poland 32:13.9 63 40:16.2 40 1:12:29.2 +6:51.3
49 60 John Farra   United States 32:06.0 60 40:24.3 41 1:12:30.3 +6:52.4
50 54 Ričardas Panavas   Lithuania 31:48.9 54 40:42.5 47 1:12:30.5 +6:52.6
... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
99 110 Faissal Cherradi   Morocco 1:11:07.4 110 1:44:06.8 99 2:55:14.9 +1:49:37.0
58 Maurilio De Zolt   Italy 32:00.1 58 DNF DNF
65 Glen Scott   Great Britain 32:20.8 65 DNF DNF
94 Momo Skokić   Yugoslavia 36:48.4 94 DNF DNF
20 Terje Langli   Norway 29:51.0 20 DNS DNS
24 Jochen Behle   Germany 29:58.2 24 DNS DNS
38 Kristen Skjeldal   Norway 31:02.0 38 DNS DNS
55 Ivan Smilenov   Bulgaria 31:54.7 55 DNS DNS
70 Iskren Plankov   Bulgaria 32:49.2 70 DNS DNS
84 Giannis Mitroulas   Greece 35:25.4 84 DNS DNS
93 Mithat Yildrim   Turkey 36:36.8 93 DNS DNS
102 Abdullah Yilmaz   Turkey 38:22.1 102 DNS DNS

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Cross Country Skiing at the 1992 Albertville Winter Games: Men's 10/15 kilometres Pursuit". Sports Reference. Archived from the original on 17 April 2020. Retrieved 6 July 2019.
  2. ^ "Combined 10 km 15 km Pursuit Men". www.olympic.org. IOC. Retrieved 19 February 2019.
  3. ^ "Les Saisies 5 km Classic Men". www.skisport365.com. skisport365. Retrieved 19 February 2019.
  4. ^ "Les Saisies 15 km F Pursuit Men". www.skisport365.com. skisport365. Retrieved 13 February 2019.

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