FIS Nordic World Ski Championships 1937

The FIS Nordic World Ski Championships 1937 took place on February 12–18, 1937, in Chamonix, France. The French city hosted the 1924 Winter Olympics which is considered by the FIS as the first FIS Nordic World Ski Championships.

FIS Nordic World Ski Championships 1937
Host cityChamonix
CountryFrance
Events5
Opening ceremony12 February 1937 (1937-02-12)
Closing ceremony28 February 1937 (1937-02-28)
← 1935
1938 →

Men's cross countryEdit

18 kmEdit

February 14, 1937

Medal Athlete Time
Gold   Lars Bergendahl (NOR) 1:11:24
Silver   Kalle Jalkanen (FIN) 1:12:35
Bronze   Pekka Niemi (FIN) 1:13:48

50 kmEdit

February 16, 1937

Medal Athlete Time
Gold   Pekka Niemi (FIN) 3:36:58
Silver   Klaes Karppinen (FIN) 3:43:59
Bronze   Vincenzo Demetz (ITA) 3:46:39

4 × 10 km relayEdit

February 18, 1937

Medal Team Time
Gold   Norway (Annar Ryen, Oskar Fredriksen, Sigurd Røen, Lars Bergendahl) 3:06:07
Silver   Finland (Pekka Niemi, Klaes Karppinen, Jussi Kurikkala, Kalle Jalkanen) 3:07:04
Bronze   Italy (Giulio Gerardi, Aristide Compagnoni, Silvio Confortola, Vincenzo Demetz) 3:08:48

Men's Nordic combinedEdit

IndividualEdit

February 12, 1937

Medal Athlete Points
Gold   Sigurd Røen (NOR) 441.10
Silver   Rolf Kaarby (NOR) 429.20
Bronze   Aarne Valkama (FIN) 412.10

Men's ski jumpingEdit

Individual large hillEdit

February 12, 1937

Medal Athlete Points
Gold   Birger Ruud (NOR) 233.8
Silver   Reidar Andersen (NOR) 231.4
Bronze   Sigurd Sollid (NOR) 225.7

Medal tableEdit

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1  Norway (NOR)4217
2  Finland (FIN)1326
3  Italy (ITA)0022
Totals (3 nations)55515

ReferencesEdit

  • FIS 1937 Cross country results
  • FIS 1937 Nordic combined results
  • FIS 1937 Ski jumping results
  • Hansen, Hermann & Sveen, Knut. (1996) VM på ski '97. Alt om ski-VM 1925-1997 Trondheim: Adresseavisens Forlag. p. 57. ISBN 82-7164-044-5. (in Norwegian)