Cross-country skiing at the 1956 Winter Olympics – Ladies' 10 kilometres

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Cross-country skiing at the 1956 Winter Olympics
Cross country skiing pictogram.svg
Distance
10 km     women
15 km   men
30 km   men
50 km   men  
3 x 5 km relay     women
4 x 10 km relay   men  

The ladies' 10 kilometre cross-country race at the 1956 Winter Olympics was held on 28 January. It was held at the Snow Stadium (Lo Stadio della neve), which was about 2 km (1.2 mi) from Cotrina. Thirty-seven competitors from eleven countries participated in the event. The Soviet Union won the top two spots when Lyubov Kozyreva edged teammate Radya Yeroshina by 5 seconds. Swede Sonja Edström won the bronze.[1]

Medalists[edit]

Gold  Lyubov Kozyreva
Soviet Union (URS)
Silver  Radya Yeroshina
Soviet Union (URS)
Bronze  Sonja Edström
Sweden (SWE)

Source:[2]

Results[edit]

Place No. Competitor Time Difference*
1 32  Lyubov Kozyreva (URS) 38:11
2 15  Radya Yeroshina (URS) 38:16 +0.05
3 38  Sonja Edström (SWE) 38:23 +0.12
4 28  Alevtina Kolchina (URS) 38:46 +0.35
5 37  Siiri Rantanen (FIN) 39:40 +1.29
6 21  Mirja Hietamies (FIN) 40:18 +2.07
7 29  Irma Johansson (SWE) 40:20 +2.09
8 9  Sirkka Polkunen (FIN) 40:25 +2.14
9 7  Anna Kaaleste (URS) 40:29 +2.18
10 31  Kjelfrid Brusveen (NOR) 40:38 +2.27
11 22  Rakel Wahl (NOR) 40:49 +2.38
12 14  Sanna Kieru (FIN) 40:52 +2.41
13 11  Anna Lisa Eriksson (SWE) 40:56 +2.45
14 3  Barbro Martinsson (SWE) 41:04 +2.53
14 40  Eva Lauermannova (TCH) 41:04 +2.53
16 27  Maria Bukowa-Gasienica (POL) 41:09 +2.58
17 34  Zofia Krzeptowska (POL) 41:37 +3.26
18 30  Libuse Patockova (TCH) 41:52 +3.41
19 33  Sonnhilde Hausschild (GER) 42:22 +4.11
19 13  Else Ammann (GER) 42:22 +4.11
21 8  Gina Regland (NOR) 42:42 +4.31
22 35  Ildegarda Taffra (ITA) 42:51 +4.40
23 4  Helena Daniel-Gasienica (POL) 43:09 +4.58
24 18  Olga Krasilova (TCH) 43:10 +4.59
25 26  Elfriede Uhlig (GER) 43:15 +5.04
26 20  Ingrid Wigernaes (NOR) 43:40 +5.29
27 10  Eva Benesova (TCH) 43:42 +5.31
28 6  Rita Blasel-Czechova (GER) 43:51 +5.40
29 17  Margherita Bottero (ITA) 44:03 +5.58
30 23  Fides Romanin (ITA) 44:17 +6.06
31 19  Amalija Belaj (YUG) 45:32 +7.21
32 41  Mara Rekar (YUG) 45:36 +7.25
33 36  Maria Peneva Dimova (BUL) 45:52 +7.41
34 5  Blazenka Vodenlic (YUG) 46:28 +8.17
35 1  Anita Parmesani (ITA) 47:37 +9.26
36 24  Iuliana Simon (ROM) 49:32 +11.21
37 12  Stefania Botcariu (ROM) 49:37 +11.26

* - Difference is in minutes and seconds.

Source:[2]

See also[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Comitato Olimpico Nazionale Italiano (1956), p. 602
  2. ^ a b Comitato Olimpico Nazionale Italiano (1956), p. 602–603

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