Cross-country skiing at the 1932 Winter Olympics

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At the 1932 Winter Olympics, two cross-country skiing events were contested. The 18 km competition was held on Wednesday, February 10, 1932 while the 50 km event was held on Saturday, February 13, 1932.

Cross-country skiing

Medal summary[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
18 km
 Sven Utterström
Sweden (SWE)
 Axel Wikström
Sweden (SWE)
 Veli Saarinen
Finland (FIN)
50 km
 Veli Saarinen
Finland (FIN)
 Väinö Liikkanen
Finland (FIN)
 Arne Rustadstuen
Norway (NOR)

The distance of the 18 km race this year was actually 19.7 km.

Participating nations[edit]

Cross-country skiers from Austria and France only competed in the 18 km event. Sixteen cross-country skiers competed in both events.

A total of 58 cross-country skiers from eleven nations competed at the Lake Placid Games:

Medal table[edit]

 Rank  Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1 Finland 1 1 1 3
2 Sweden 1 1 0 2
3 Norway 0 0 1 1