Cross-country skiing at the 1952 Winter Olympics

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The 1952 Winter Olympics cross-country skiing competition consisted of three events for men (18 km, 50 km and 4x10 km relay) and the first women's cross-country competition at an Olympic Games, of 10 km. The competitions were held from Monday, February 18 to Saturday, February 23, 1952.

Medal summary[edit]

Men's events[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
18 km
details
 Hallgeir Brenden
Norway (NOR)
 Tapio Mäkelä
Finland (FIN)
 Paavo Lonkila
Finland (FIN)
50 km
details
 Veikko Hakulinen
Finland (FIN)
 Eero Kolehmainen
Finland (FIN)
 Magnar Estenstad
Norway (NOR)
4×10 km
details
 Finland (FIN)
Heikki Hasu
Paavo Lonkila
Urpo Korhonen
Tapio Mäkelä
 Norway (NOR)
Magnar Estenstad
Mikal Kirkholt
Martin Stokken
Hallgeir Brenden
 Sweden (SWE)
Nils Täpp
Sigurd Andersson
Enar Josefsson
Martin Lundström

Women's events[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
10 km
details
 Lydia Wideman
Finland (FIN)
 Mirja Hietamies
Finland (FIN)
 Siiri Rantanen
Finland (FIN)

Medal table[edit]

 Rank  Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  Finland (FIN) 3 3 2 8
2  Norway (NOR) 1 1 1 3
3  Sweden (SWE) 0 0 1 1
Total 4 4 4 12

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