Cross-country skiing at the 2002 Winter Olympics – Men's 4 × 10 kilometre relay

The men's 4 × 10 kilometre relay cross-country skiing competition at the 2002 Winter Olympics in Salt Lake City, United States, was held on 17 February at Soldier Hollow.[1]

Men's 4 × 10 kilometre relay
at the XIX Olympic Winter Games
Cross country skiing pictogram.svg
VenueSoldier Hollow
Dates17 February
Competitors60 from 15 nations
Teams15
Winning time1:32:45.5
Medalists
1st place, gold medalist(s) Anders Aukland
Frode Estil
Kristen Skjeldal
Thomas Alsgaard
 Norway
2nd place, silver medalist(s) Fabio Maj
Giorgio Di Centa
Pietro Piller Cottrer
Cristian Zorzi
 Italy
3rd place, bronze medalist(s) Jens Filbrich
Andreas Schlütter
Tobias Angerer
René Sommerfeldt
 Germany
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At Nagano in 1998, the Norwegians beat the Italians by less than one tenth of a second, and in 1994 at Lillehammer the Italians beat the Norwegians by less than one tenth of a second. In the previous three Olympics, the winning team beat the silver medalists by a cumulative time of just under one tenth of a second.

ResultsEdit

Each team used four skiers, with each completing racing over the same 10 kilometre circuit. The first two raced in the classical style, and the final pair of skiers raced freestyle.

The race was started at 09:30.[2]

Rank Bib Team Time Deficit
  1   Norway
Anders Aukland
Frode Estil
Kristen Skjeldal
Thomas Alsgaard
1:32:45.5
24:27.4
24:22.9
22:10.5
21:44.7
  6   Italy
Fabio Maj
Giorgio Di Centa
Pietro Piller Cottrer
Cristian Zorzi
1:32:45.8
24:35.8
24:38.4
21:47.1
21:44.5
+0.3
  3   Germany
Jens Filbrich
Andreas Schlütter
Tobias Angerer
René Sommerfeldt
1:33:34.5
24:39.9
24:21.4
22:12.4
22:20.8
+49.0
4 5   Austria
Alexander Marent
Mikhail Botvinov
Gerhard Urain
Christian Hoffmann
1:34:04.9
25:15.0
24:22.1
22:19.9
22:07.9
+1:19.4
5 12   United States
John Bauer
Kris Freeman
Justin Wadsworth
Carl Swenson
1:34:05.5
24:40.9
24:34.9
22:40.7
22:09.0
+1:20.0
6 4   Russia
Sergey Novikov
Mikhail Ivanov
Vitaly Denisov
Nikolay Bolshakov
1:34:50.1
25:17.6
24:14.3
22:34.9
22:43.3
+2:04.6
7 13   Czech Republic
Martin Koukal
Jiří Magál
Lukáš Bauer
Petr Michl
1:35:31.3
25:07.9
25:30.9
21:29.6
23:22.9
+2:45.8
8 14   France
Alexandre Rousselet
Christophe Perrillat
Vincent Vittoz
Emmanuel Jonnier
1:35:50.8
24:57.3
25:31.9
22:01.3
23:20.3
+3:05.3
9 7   Estonia
Raul Olle
Andrus Veerpalu
Jaak Mae
Meelis Aasmäe
1:36:07.0
25:16.7
23:45.2
22:08.0
24:57.1
+3:21.5
10 8   Switzerland
Wilhelm Aschwanden
Reto Burgermeister
Patrick Mächler
Gion-Andrea Bundi
1:37:26.4
25:54.9
25:09.4
23:05.5
23:16.6
+4:40.9
11 15   Finland
Kuisma Taipale
Karri Hietamäki
Teemu Kattilakoski
Sami Repo
1:37:41.8
26:01.7
26:08.8
23:02.2
22:29.1
+4:56.3
12 11   Japan
Masaaki Kozu
Hiroyuki Imai
Mitsuo Horigome
Katsuhito Ebisawa
1:37:50.5
26:28.4
25:34.7
22:56.5
22:50.9
+5:05.0
13 2   Sweden
Urban Lindgren
Mathias Fredriksson
Niklas Jonsson
Morgan Göransson
1:37:59.5
25:56.4
25:35.3
22:38.4
23:49.4
+5:14.0
14 10   Kazakhstan
Andrey Golovko
Pavel Ryabinin
Nikolay Chebotko
Andrey Nevzorov
1:38:20.8
24:39.2
26:38.0
23:42.2
23:21.4
+5:35.3
15 9   Belarus
Roman Virolainen
Nikolay Semenyako
Aleksandr Sannikov
Sergey Dolidovich
1:42:12.0
25:54.0
27:24.8
24:51.1
24:02.1
+9:26.5

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Cross Country Skiing at the 2002 Salt Lake City Winter Games: Men's 4 x 10 kilometres Relay". Sports Reference. Archived from the original on 17 April 2020. Retrieved 8 July 2019.
  2. ^ "RESULTS / RÉSULTATS MEN'S 4x10 km RELAY" (PDF). International Ski Federation. 17 February 2002. Retrieved 5 February 2018.