Cross-country skiing at the 2002 Winter Olympics – Men's 50 kilometre classical

The Men's 50 kilometre classical cross-country skiing competition at the 2002 Winter Olympics in Salt Lake City, United States, was held on 23 February at Soldier Hollow.[1]

Men's 50 kilometre classical
at the XIX Olympic Winter Games
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VenueSoldier Hollow
Dates23 February
Competitors61 from 24 nations
Winning time2:06:20.8
Medalists
1st place, gold medalist(s) Mikhail Ivanov
 Russia
2nd place, silver medalist(s) Andrus Veerpalu
 Estonia
3rd place, bronze medalist(s) Odd-Bjørn Hjelmeset
 Norway
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All skiers started at 30 second intervals, skiing the entire 50 kilometre course. The defending Olympic champion was the Norwegian Bjørn Dæhlie, who won in Nagano, but he retired after an accident, two years before the Olympics.

ResultsEdit

Rank Name Country Time
  Mikhail Ivanov   Russia 2:06:20.8
  Andrus Veerpalu   Estonia 2:06:44.5
  Odd-Bjørn Hjelmeset   Norway 2:08:41.5
4 Andreas Schlütter   Germany 2:08:54.8
5 Mikhail Botvinov   Austria 2:09:21.7
6 Hiroyuki Imai   Japan 2:09:41.3
7 Anders Aukland   Norway 2:10:02.7
8 Lukáš Bauer   Czech Republic 2:10:41.9
9 Frode Estil   Norway 2:10:44.8
10 Erling Jevne   Norway 2:12:06.6
11 Giorgio Di Centa   Italy 2:12:59.6
12 Martin Bajčičák   Slovakia 2:13:07.9
13 Andrey Nevzorov   Kazakhstan 2:13:53.1
14 Fabio Maj   Italy 2:14:32.4
15 Vladimir Vilisov   Russia 2:14:37.5
16 Magnus Ingesson   Sweden 2:14:48.6
17 Per Elofsson   Sweden 2:14:50.6
18 Raul Olle   Estonia 2:15:00.0
19 Jiří Magál   Czech Republic 2:15:06.8
20 Juan Jesús Gutiérrez   Spain 2:15:14.4
21 Jens Filbrich   Germany 2:15:44.8
22 Roman Leybyuk   Ukraine 2:15:50.9
23 Andrey Golovko   Kazakhstan 2:16:42.2
24 Sergey Kryanin   Russia 2:16:59.8
25 Ivan Bátory   Slovakia 2:17:25.2
26 Fabio Santus   Italy 2:17:41.4
27 Masaaki Kozu   Japan 2:17:51.9
28 Aleksey Prokurorov   Russia 2:18:30.4
29 Mathias Fredriksson   Sweden 2:18:42.1
30 Sami Pietilä   Finland 2:19:10.7
31 Karri Hietamäki   Finland 2:19:32.0
32 Wilhelm Aschwanden   Switzerland 2:19:33.9
33 John Bauer   United States 2:19:35.7
34 Maksim Odnodvortsev   Kazakhstan 2:19:50.3
35 Igor Zubrilin   Kazakhstan 2:20:25.7
36 Markus Hasler   Liechtenstein 2:20:31.8
37 Reto Burgermeister   Switzerland 2:20:43.3
38 Katsuhito Ebisawa   Japan 2:21:05.3
39 Donald Farley   Canada 2:21:26.5
40 Aleksey Tregubov   Belarus 2:22:29.3
41 Hiroshi Kudo   Japan 2:23:02.3
42 Petr Michl   Czech Republic 2:23:43.3
43 Ričardas Panavas   Lithuania 2:23:56.4
44 Aleksandr Sannikov   Belarus 2:24:14.2
45 Patrick Rölli   Switzerland 2:24:34.4
46 Aleksandr Shalak   Belarus 2:24:37.2
47 Kuisma Taipale   Finland 2:24:40.5
48 Meelis Aasmäe   Estonia 2:27:18.8
49 Milan Šperl   Czech Republic 2:28:28.8
50 Vladislavas Zybaila   Lithuania 2:29:27.4
51 Andrew Johnson   United States 2:32:44.3
52 Damir Jurčević   Croatia 2:35:54.9
53 Denis Klobučar   Croatia 2:35:58.8
54 Han Dawei   China 2:44:50.0
55 Vadim Gusevas   Lithuania 2:45:23.0
56 Aram Hadzhiyan   Armenia 2:48:48.1
57 Alexander Penna   Brazil 3:23:58.7
Haritz Zunzunegui   Spain DNF
Justin Wadsworth   United States DNF
Johann Mühlegg   Spain DSQ
Marc Mayer   Austria DSQ

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Cross Country Skiing at the 2002 Salt Lake City Winter Games: Men's 50 kilometres". Sports Reference. Archived from the original on 17 April 2020. Retrieved 8 July 2019.