Cross-country skiing at the 1956 Winter Olympics – Men's 30 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 men's 30 km cross country race at the 1956 Winter Olympics took place on 27 January. It was held at the Snow Stadium (Lo Stadio della neve), which was about 2 km (1.2 mi) from Cotrina. Fifty-one competitors from eighteen countries participated in the event. Finnish skier Veikko Hakulinen won the event by only 24 seconds over Swede Sixten Jernberg. Hakulinen and Jernberg would switch positions on the podium in the 50 km (31 mi) event. Russian skier Pavel Kolchin won the bronze in the 30 km (19 mi) event and also in the 15 km (9.3 mi) event.

Medalists[edit]

Gold  Veikko Hakulinen
Finland (FIN)
Silver  Sixten Jernberg
Sweden (SWE)
Bronze  Pavel Kolchin
Soviet Union (URS)

Source:[1]

Results[edit]

Place No. Competitor Time Difference*
1 52  Veikko Hakulinen (FIN) 1:44.06
2 48  Sixten Jernberg (SWE) 1:44.30 +0.24
3 18  Pavel Kolchin (URS) 1:45.45 +1.39
4 7  Anatoly Shelyukhin (URS) 1:45.46 +1.40
5 45  Vladimir Kuzin (URS) 1:46.09 +2.03
6 23  Fedor Terentjev (URS) 1:46.43 +2.37
7 26  Per-Erik Larsson (SWE) 1:46.51 +2.45
8 3  Lennart Larsson (SWE) 1:46.56 +2.50
9 31  Olavi Latsa (FIN) 1:47.30 +3.24
10 25  Ilja Matous (TCH) 1:48.12 +4.06
11 17  Gunnar Samuelsson (SWE) 1:48.23 +4.17
12 43  Tadeusz Kwapien (POL) 1:49.09 +5.03
13 33  Federico De Florian (ITA) 1:49.16 +5.10
14 50  Hallgeir Brenden (NOR) 1:49.29 +5.23
15 35  Martin Stokken (NOR) 1:49.38 +5.32
16 19  Josef Prokes (TCH) 1:50.49 +6.43
17 5  Oddmund Jensen (NOR) 1:51.04 +6.58
18 47  Jaroslav Cardal (TCH) 1:51.05 +6.59
19 14  Per Olsen (NOR) 1:51.15 +7.09
20 6  Kalevi Hämäläinen (FIN) 1:51.38 +7.32
21 16  August Kiuru (FIN) 1:51.56 +7.50
22 57  Rene Mandrillon (FRA) 1:52.18 +8.12
23 37  Jozef Rubis (POL) 1:53.57 +9.51
24 2  Arrigo Delladio (ITA) 1:54.27 +10.21
25 38  Marcel Huguenin (SUI) 1:54.36 +10.30
26 12  Camillo Zanoili (ITA) 1:54.42 +10.36
27 42  Fritz Kocher (SUI) 1:55.18 +11.12
28 46  Tatsuo Miyao (JPN) 1:55.40 +11.34
29 20  Stanislaw Bukowski (POL) 1:56.26 +12.20
30 54  Hermann Mochel (GER) 1:56.34 +12.28
31 40  Manole Aldescu (ROM) 1:57.42 +13.36
32 9  Mateus Kordez (YUG) 1:57.48 +13.42
33 39  Erich Lindenlaub (GER) 1:58.30 +14.24
34 10  Andre Huguenin (SUI) 1:58.40 +14.34
35 22  Paul Romand (FRA) 1:59.02 +14.56
36 32  Constantin Enache (ROM) 1:59.52 +15.46
37 58  Clarence Servold (CAN) 2:00.01 +15.55
38 56  Andrew Miller (USA) 2:00.38 +16.32
39 55  John Kirstjansson (ISL) 2:00.52 +16.46
40 11  Werner Moring (GER) 2:00.55 +16.49
41 8  Armand Genoud (SUI) 2:01.05 +16.59
42 27  Zravko Hlebanja (YUG) 2:01.47 +17.41
43 41  Christo Petkov Dontchev (BUL) 2:02.10 +18.04
44 36  Zaharin Mihailov Grivev (BUL) 2:03.21 +19.15
45 15  Stefan Robac (YUG) 2:03.55 +19.49
45 28  Andrew Morgan (GBR) 2:03.55 +19.49
47 21  John Moore (GBR) 2:08.58 +24.52
48 34  Oddur Petursson (ISL) 2:10.16 +26.10
49 51  James Spencer (GBR) 2:10.32 +26.26
50 24  Lynn Levy (USA) 2:10.56 +26.50
51 4  Thomas Cairney (GBR) 2:13.41 +29.35
30  Charles Binaux (FRA) DSQ
44  Ottavio Compagnoni (ITA) DSQ
53  Janez Pavcic (YUG) DSQ

* - Difference is in minutes and seconds.

Source:[1]

See also[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b Comitato Olimpico Nazionale Italiano (1956), p. 609–611

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