Cross-country skiing at the 1992 Winter Olympics – Women's 4 × 5 kilometre relay

The women's 4 × 5 km relay cross-country skiing competition at the 1992 Winter Olympics in Albertville, France, took place on 18 February at Les Saisies. The race saw the Unified Team beat Norway by 21.6 seconds, with Italy finishing third.[1]

Women's 4 × 5 kilometre relay
at the XVI Olympic Winter Games
Cross country skiing pictogram.svg
Pictogram for cross country
VenueLes Saisies
Dates18 February
Competitors52 (13 teams) from 13 nations
Winning time59:34.8
Medalists
1st place, gold medalist(s) Yelena Vyalbe
Raisa Smetanina
Larisa Lazutina
Lyubov Yegorova
 Unified Team
2nd place, silver medalist(s) Solveig Pedersen
Inger Helene Nybråten
Trude Dybendahl
Elin Nilsen
 Norway
3rd place, bronze medalist(s) Bice Vanzetta
Manuela Di Centa
Gabriella Paruzzi
Stefania Belmondo
 Italy
← 1988
1994 →

ResultsEdit

Sources:[2][3]

Rank Bib Country Time Deficit
    Unified Team
Yelena Vyalbe
Raisa Smetanina
Larisa Lazutina
Lyubov Yegorova
59:34.8
    Norway
Solveig Pedersen
Inger Helene Nybråten
Trude Dybendahl
Elin Nilsen
59:56.4 +21.6
    Italy
Bice Vanzetta
Manuela Di Centa
Gabriella Paruzzi
Stefania Belmondo
1:00:25.9 +0:51.1
4   Finland
Marja-Liisa Kirvesniemi
Pirkko Määttä
Jaana Savolainen
Marjut Rolig
1:00:52.9 +1:18.1
5   France
Carole Stanisière
Sylvie Giry-Rousset
Sophie Villeneuve
Isabelle Mancini
1:01:30.7 +1:55.9
6   Czechoslovakia
Lubomíra Balážová
Kateřina Neumannová
Alžbeta Havrančíková
Iveta Zelingerová
1:01:37.4 +2:02.6
7   Sweden
Magdalena Wallin
Carina Görlin
Karin Säterkvist
Marie-Helene Westin
1:01:54.5 +2:19.7
8   Germany
Heike Wezel
Gabriele Heß
Simone Opitz
Ina Kümmel
1:02:22.6 +2:47.8
9   Switzerland
Sylvia Honegger
Brigitte Albrecht-Loretan
Natascia Leonardi Cortesi
Elvira Knecht
1:02:54.1 +3:19.3
10   Poland
Małgorzata Ruchała
Dorota Kwaśny
Bernadetta Bocek
Halina Nowak-Guńka
1:03:23.0 +3:48.2
11   Canada
Angela Schmidt-Foster
Rhonda Delong
Jane Vincent
Lucy Steele-Masson
1:03:38.5 +4:03.7
12   Japan
Miwa Ota
Fumiko Aoki
Naomi Hoshikawa
Yumi Inomata
1:04:09.3 +4:34.5
13   United States
Nancy Fiddler
Ingrid Butts
Leslie Thompson
Betsy Youngman
1:04:48.5 +5:13.7

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Cross Country Skiing at the 1992 Albertville Winter Games: Women's 4 x 5 kilometres Relay". Sports Reference. Archived from the original on 17 April 2020. Retrieved 6 July 2019.
  2. ^ "4x5 km Relay Women". www.olympic.org. International Olympic Committee. Retrieved 11 February 2019.
  3. ^ "4x5 km relay Les Saisies". www.skisport365.com. Skisport365.com. Retrieved 11 February 2019.

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