FIS Nordic World Ski Championships 1934

The FIS Nordic World Ski Championships 1934 took place on February 20–25, 1934 in Sollefteå, Sweden.

FIS Nordic World Ski Championships 1934
Host citySollefteå
CountrySweden
Events5
Opening ceremony20 February 1934 (1934-02-20)
Closing ceremony25 February 1934 (1934-02-25)
← 1933
1935 →

Men's cross countryEdit

18 kmEdit

February 22, 1934

Medal Athlete Time
Gold   Sulo Nurmela (FIN) 1:04:29
Silver   Veli Saarinen (FIN) 1:05:35
Bronze   Martti Lappalainen (FIN) 1:06:08

50 kmEdit

February 24, 1934

Medal Athlete Time
Gold   Elis Wiklund (SWE) 4:06:43
Silver   Nils-Joel Englund (SWE) 4:07:41
Bronze   Olli Remes (FIN) 4:08:05

4 × 10 km relayEdit

February 25, 1934

Medal Team Time
Gold   Finland (Sulo Nurmela, Klaes Karppinen, Martti Lappalainen, Veli Saarinen) 2:40:28
Silver   Germany (Walter Motz, Josef Schreiner, Willy Bogner, Herbert Leupold) 2:51:23
Bronze   Sweden (Allan Karlsson, Lars Theodor Jonsson, Nils-Joel Englund, Arthur Häggblad) 2:53:07

Germany's silver was the first for the nation at the FIS Nordic World Ski Championships. While battling for the silver medal, Sweden's Arthur Häggblad and Norway's Oddbjørn Hagen got off course during their final leg and lost about 10 minutes. They were both passed by Germany, and Häggblad beat Hagen at the finish line for the bronze medal.

Men's Nordic combinedEdit

IndividualEdit

February 20, 1934

Medal Athlete Points
Gold   Oddbjørn Hagen (NOR) 441.90
Silver   Sverre Kolterud (NOR) 427.50
Bronze   Hans Vinjarengen (NOR) 416.70

Men's ski jumpingEdit

Individual large hillEdit

February 20, 1934

Medal Athlete Points
Gold   Kristian Johansson (NOR) 228.5
Silver   Arne Hovde (NOR) 225.0
Bronze   Sven Eriksson (SWE) 223.1

Medal tableEdit

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1  Norway (NOR)2215
2  Finland (FIN)2125
3  Sweden (SWE)1124
4  Germany (GER)0101
Totals (4 nations)55515


ReferencesEdit

  • FIS 1934 Cross country results
  • FIS 1934 Nordic combined results[permanent dead link]
  • FIS 1934 Ski jumping results[permanent dead link]
  • Results from German Wikipedia
  • Hansen, Hermann & Sveen, Knut. (1996) VM på ski '97. Alt om ski-VM 1925-1997 Trondheim: Adresseavisens Forlag. p. 49. ISBN 82-7164-044-5. (in Norwegian)