Cross-country skiing at the 1960 Winter Olympics

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Sixten Jernberg

At the 1960 Winter Olympics six cross-country skiing events – four for men and two for women – were contested. The competitions were held from Friday, 19 February, to Saturday, 27 February 1960. All the races took place at McKinney Creek Stadium, Squaw Valley, California, United States.

Cross-country skiing

Medal summary[edit]

Men's events[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
15 km
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 Håkon Brusveen
Norway (NOR)
 Sixten Jernberg
Sweden (SWE)
 Veikko Hakulinen
Finland (FIN)
30 km
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 Sixten Jernberg
Sweden (SWE)
 Rolf Rämgård
Sweden (SWE)
 Nikolay Anikin
Soviet Union (URS)
50 km
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 Kalevi Hämäläinen
Finland (FIN)
 Veikko Hakulinen
Finland (FIN)
 Rolf Rämgård
Sweden (SWE)
4×10 km
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 Finland (FIN)
Toimi Alatalo
Eero Mäntyranta
Väinö Huhtala
Veikko Hakulinen
 Norway (NOR)
Harald Grønningen
Hallgeir Brenden
Einar Østby
Håkon Brusveen
 Soviet Union (URS)
Anatoly Shelyukhin
Gennady Vaganov
Aleksey Kuznetsov
Nikolay Anikin

Women's events[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
10 km
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 Maria Gusakova
Soviet Union (URS)
 Lyubov Kozyreva
Soviet Union (URS)
 Radia Yeroshina
Soviet Union (URS)
3×5 km
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 Sweden (SWE)
Irma Johansson
Britt Strandberg
Sonja Ruthström-Edström
 Soviet Union (URS)
Radia Yeroshina
Maria Gusakova
Lyubov Kozyreva
 Finland (FIN)
Siiri Rantanen
Eeva Ruoppa
Toini Pöysti

Medal table[edit]

 Rank  Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  Sweden (SWE) 2 2 1 5
2  Finland (FIN) 2 1 2 5
3  Soviet Union (URS) 1 2 3 6
4  Norway (NOR) 1 1 0 2
Total 6 6 6 18

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