FIS Nordic World Ski Championships 1974

The FIS Nordic World Ski Championships 1974 took place 16–24 February 1974 in Falun, Sweden. This was the second time this city hosted the event having done so in 1954. The women's 3 × 5 km relay changed to a 4 × 5 km relay at these championships. Magne Myrmo's gold medal in the 15 km race, was the last international cross-country championship medal won using wooden skis. Two years later, at the 1976 Winter Olympics, all competitors used skis made of fiberglass.[1]

FIS Nordic World Ski Championships 1974
Host cityFalun
Country Sweden
Events11
Opening ceremony16 February 1974 (1974-02-16)
Closing ceremony24 February 1974 (1974-02-24)
Main venueLugnet
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Men's cross-countryEdit

15 kmEdit

19 February 1974

Medal Athlete Time
Gold   Magne Myrmo (NOR) 41:39.09
Silver   Gerhard Grimmer (GDR) 41:40.01
Bronze   Vasily Rochev (URS) 41:40.65

30 kmEdit

17 February 1974

Medal Athlete Time
Gold   Thomas Magnusson (SWE) 1:33:41.40
Silver   Juha Mieto (FIN) 1:34:34.81
Bronze   Jan Staszel (POL) 1:34:56.49

50 kmEdit

24 February 1974

Medal Athlete Time
Gold   Gerhard Grimmer (GDR) 2:19:45.26
Silver   Stanislav Henych (TCH) 2:21:35.50
Bronze   Thomas Magnusson (SWE) 2:21:49.42

4 × 10 km relayEdit

21 February 1974

Medal Team Time
Gold   East Germany (Gerd Hessler, Dieter Meinel, Gerhard Grimmer, Gert-Dietmar Klause) 2:03:15.85
Silver   Soviet Union (Ivan Garanin, Fyodor Simashev, Vasily Rochev, Yuri Skobov) 2:03:25.31
Bronze   Norway (Magne Myrmo, Odd Martinsen, Ivar Formo, Oddvar Brå) 2:03:46.03

Women's cross-countryEdit

5 kmEdit

18 February 1974

Medal Athlete Time
Gold   Galina Kulakova (URS) 15:17.42
Silver   Blanka Paulů (TCH) 15:19.15
Bronze   Raisa Smetanina (URS) 15:34.80

10 kmEdit

20 February 1974

Medal Athlete Time
Gold   Galina Kulakova (URS) 31:25.78
Silver   Barbara Petzold (GDR) 31:50.55
Bronze   Helena Takalo (FIN) 31:59.54

4 × 5 km relayEdit

23 February 1974

Medal Team Time
Gold   Soviet Union (Nina Fyodorova, Nina Selyunina, Raisa Smetanina, Galina Kulakova) 1:02:57.39
Silver   East Germany (Sigrun Krause, Petra Hinze, Barbara Petzold, Veronika Hesse) 1:03:09.14
Bronze   Czechoslovakia (Alena Bartošová, Gabriela Sekajová, Miroslava Jaškovská, Blanka Paulů) 1:03:52.57

Men's Nordic combinedEdit

IndividualEdit

17–18 February 1974

Medal Athlete Points
Gold   Ulrich Wehling (GDR)
Silver   Günter Deckert (GDR)
Bronze   Stefan Hula (POL)

Men's ski jumpingEdit

Individual normal hillEdit

16 February 1974

Medal Athlete Points
Gold   Hans-Georg Aschenbach (GDR) 258.9
Silver   Dietrich Kampf (GDR) 241.2
Bronze   Aleksey Borovitin (URS) 239.3

Individual large hillEdit

23 February 1974

Medal Athlete Points
Gold   Hans-Georg Aschenbach (GDR) 240.4
Silver   Heinz Wossipiwo (GDR) 223.3
Bronze   Rudolf Höhnl (TCH) 217.1

Medal tableEdit

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1  East Germany (GDR)56011
2  Soviet Union (URS)3137
3  Norway (NOR)1012
  Sweden (SWE)1012
5  Czechoslovakia (TCH)0224
6  Finland (FIN)0112
7  Poland (POL)0022
Totals (7 nations)10101030


ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Kirkebøen, Stein Erik (15 April 2003). "Magne Myrmo siste VM-vinner på treski" (in Norwegian). Aftenposten. Retrieved 9 November 2019.

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