FIS Nordic World Ski Championships 1962

The FIS Nordic World Ski Championships 1962 took place February 18–25, 1962 in Zakopane, Poland. Zakopane became the second city to host the world championships three times (1929, 1939), joining Lahti, Finland (1926, 1938, and 1958). Women's 5 km and the ski jumping individual normal hill made their event debuts at these championships.

FIS Nordic World Ski Championships 1962
Host cityZakopane
CountryPoland
Events10
Opening ceremony18 February 1962 (1962-02-18)
Closing ceremony25 February 1962 (1962-02-25)
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Men's cross-countryEdit

15 kmEdit

February 20, 1962

Medal Athlete Time
Gold   Assar Rönnlund (SWE) 55:22.8
Silver   Harald Grønningen (NOR) 55:52.4
Bronze   Einar Østby (NOR) 55:54.8

30 kmEdit

February 18, 1962

Medal Athlete Time
Gold   Eero Mäntyranta (FIN) 1:52:39.4
Silver   Janne Stefansson (SWE) 1:52:49.1
Bronze   Giulio de Florian (ITA) 1:53:13.3

50 kmEdit

February 24, 1962

Medal Athlete Time
Gold   Sixten Jernberg (SWE) 3:03:48.5
Silver   Assar Rönnlund (SWE) 3:05:39.1
Bronze   Kalevi Hämäläinen (FIN) 3:05:42.8

4 × 10 km relayEdit

February 22, 1962

Medal Team Time
Gold   Sweden (Lars Olsson, Sture Grahn, Sixten Jernberg, Assar Rönnlund) 2:24:38.8
Silver   Finland (Väinö Huhtala, Kalevi Laurila, Pentti Pesonen, Eero Mäntyranta) 2:25:24.3
Bronze   Soviet Union (Ivan Utrobin, Pavel Kolchin, Aleksey Kuznetsov, Gennady Vaganov) 2:26:14.3

Women's cross-countryEdit

5 kmEdit

February 19, 1962

Medal Athlete Time
Gold   Alevtina Kolchina (URS) 19:28.6
Silver   Lyubov Baranova (URS) 20:15.9
Bronze   Maria Gusakova (URS) 20:27.5

10 kmEdit

February 21, 1962

Medal Athlete Time
Gold   Alevtina Kolchina (URS) 39:48.2
Silver   Maria Gusakova (URS) 40:59.9
Bronze   Radia Eroshina (URS) 41:17.1

3 × 5 km relayEdit

February 23, 1962

Medal Team Time
Gold   Soviet Union (Lyubov Baranova, Mariya Gusakova, Alevtina Kolchina) 58:08.9
Silver   Sweden (Barbro Martinsson, Britt Strandberg, Toini Gustafsson) 59:27.9
Bronze   Finland (Siiri Rantanen, Eeva Ruoppa, Mirja Lehtonen) 1:01:33.0

Men's Nordic combinedEdit

IndividualEdit

February 19/20, 1962

Medal Athlete Points
Gold   Arne Larsen (NOR) 454.33
Silver   Dmitry Kochkin (URS) 448.77
Bronze   Ole Henrik Fagerås (NOR) 442.25

Men's ski jumpingEdit

Individual normal hillEdit

February 21, 1962

Medal Athlete Points
Gold   Toralf Engan (NOR)
Silver   Antoni Łaciak (POL)
Bronze   Helmut Recknagel (GDR)

Individual large hillEdit

February 25, 1962

Medal Athlete Points
Gold   Helmut Recknagel (GDR)
Silver   Nikolay Kamenskiy (URS)
Bronze   Niilo Halonen (FIN)

Medal tableEdit

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1  Soviet Union (URS)34310
2  Sweden (SWE)3306
3  Norway (NOR)2125
4  Finland (FIN)1135
5  East Germany (GDR)1012
6  Poland (POL)0101
7  Italy (ITA)0011
Totals (7 nations)10101030


ReferencesEdit