Cross-country skiing at the 1936 Winter Olympics

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At the 1936 Winter Olympics, three cross-country skiing events were contested. The 4x10 km relay was added to the competition.

The relay event was held on Monday, February 10, 1936, the 18 km competition was held on Wednesday, February 12, 1936, and the 50 km event was held on Saturday, February 15, 1936.

Cross-country skiing

Medal summary[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
18 km
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 Erik August Larsson
Sweden (SWE)
 Oddbjørn Hagen
Norway (NOR)
 Pekka Niemi
Finland (FIN)
50 km
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 Elis Wiklund
Sweden (SWE)
 Axel Wikström
Sweden (SWE)
 Nils-Joel Englund
Sweden (SWE)
4x10 km relay
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 Finland (FIN)
Kalle Jalkanen
Klaes Karppinen
Matti Lähde
Sulo Nurmela
 Norway (NOR)
Sverre Brodahl
Oddbjørn Hagen
Olaf Hoffsbakken
Bjarne Iversen
 Sweden (SWE)
John Berger
Arthur Häggblad
Erik August Larsson
Martin Matsbo

Participating nations[edit]

Ten cross-country skiers competed in all three events.

A total of 108 cross-country skiers from 22 nations competed at the Garmisch-Partenkirchen Games:

Medal table[edit]

 Rank  Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1 Sweden 2 1 2 5
2 Finland 1 0 1 2
3 Norway 0 2 0 2

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