Cross-country skiing at the 1976 Winter Paralympics

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Cross-country skiing
at the I Paralympic Winter Games
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Cross-country skiing at the 1976 Winter Paralympics consisted of 25 events, 15 for men and 10 for women.

Medal table[edit]

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Rank Nation Gold medal blank.svg Silver medal blank.svg Bronze medal blank.svg Total
1  Finland (FIN) 8 7 7 22
2  Norway (NOR) 7 3 2 12
3  Sweden (SWE) 6 7 7 20
4  West Germany (FRG) 2 5 4 11
5  Switzerland (SUI) 1 0 1 2
6  Canada (CAN) 1 0 0 1
7  Austria (AUT) 0 0 1 1
Total 25 22 22 69

Medal summary[edit]

The competition events were:

  • 5 km: men - women
  • 10 km: men - women
  • 15 km: men
  • 3x5 km relay: men - women
  • 3x10 km relay: men

Each event had separate standing, or visually impaired classifications:

  • I - standing, single leg amputation above the knee
  • II - standing, single leg amputation below the knee
  • III - standing, single arm amputation
  • IV B - standing, double arm amputation
  • A - visually impaired, no functional vision
  • B - visually impaired, under 10% functional vision

Men's events[edit]

Event Class Gold Silver Bronze
5 km - short distance I
details
 Pertti Sankilampi
Finland (FIN)
 Otto Malkki
Finland (FIN)
 Tauno Seppaenen
Finland (FIN)
II
details
 Bertil Lundmark
Sweden (SWE)
 Kalle Tiusanen
Finland (FIN)
 Erkki Kukkanen
Finland (FIN)
III
details
 Teuvo Sahi
Finland (FIN)
 Walter Klenk
West Germany (FRG)
 Edmund Zahner
West Germany (FRG)
IV B
details
 Reino Vesander
Finland (FIN)
 Ernst Schwarz
West Germany (FRG)
 Adolf Fritsche
West Germany (FRG)
10 km - short distance A
details
 Germain Oberli
Switzerland (SUI)
 Jarle Johnsen
Norway (NOR)
 Mauno Sulisalo
Finland (FIN)
B
details
 Morten Langeroed
Norway (NOR)
 Sven-Ivar Martin
Sweden (SWE)
 Terje Hansen
Norway (NOR)
10 km - middle distance I
details
 Pertti Sankilampi
Finland (FIN)
 Otto Malkki
Finland (FIN)
 Tauno Seppaenen
Finland (FIN)
II
details
 Bertil Lundmark
Sweden (SWE)
 Kalle Tiusanen
Finland (FIN)
 Erkki Kukkanen
Finland (FIN)
III
details
 Teuvo Sahi
Finland (FIN)
 Edmund Zahner
West Germany (FRG)
 Raimo Hiiri
Finland (FIN)
IV B
details
 Reino Vesander
Finland (FIN)
 Adolf Fritsche
West Germany (FRG)
 Ernst Schwarz
West Germany (FRG)
15 km - middle distance A
details
 Jarle Johnsen
Norway (NOR)
 Ingemar Lundquist
Sweden (SWE)
 Germain Oberli
Switzerland (SUI)
B
details
 Morten Langeroed
Norway (NOR)
 Sven-Ivar Martin
Sweden (SWE)
 Terje Hansen
Norway (NOR)
3×5 km relay I-II
details
 Finland (FIN)
Otto Malkki
Pertti Sankilampi
Kalle Tiusanen
 Sweden (SWE)
Bertil Lundmark
Kalevi Mattila
Sven-Olof Tornvall
 West Germany (FRG)
Hermann Heckel
Helmut Kaidisch
Siegfried Loose
3×10 km relay A-B
details
 Norway (NOR)
Terje Hansen
Jarle Johnsen
Morten Langeroed
 Finland (FIN)
Martti Juntunen
Manu Laakso
Matti Ojanen
 Sweden (SWE)
Yngve Eriksson
Ingemar Lundquist
Sven-Ivar Martin
III-IV B
details
 Finland (FIN)
Raimo Hiiri
Teuvo Sahi
Arvo Stahl
 West Germany (FRG)
Walter Klenk
Ludwig Wagner
Edmund Zahner
 Austria (AUT)
Wolfgang Pickl
Josef Scheiber
Eugen Wilhelm

Women's events[edit]

Event Class Gold Silver Bronze
5 km - short distance A
details
 Birgitta Sund
Sweden (SWE)
 Gunhild Sundstrom
Sweden (SWE)
 Marianne Edfeldt
Sweden (SWE)
B
details
 Karin Gustavsson
Sweden (SWE)
 Reidun Laengen
Norway (NOR)
 Astrid Nilsson
Sweden (SWE)
I
details
 Vigdis Bente Mordre
Norway (NOR)
None None
II
details
 Lorna Manzer
Canada (CAN)
None None
III
details
 Dorothea Neuweiler
West Germany (FRG)
 Aino Turpeinen
Finland (FIN)
 Ellen Sjodin
Sweden (SWE)
10 km - middle distance A
details
 Birgitta Sund
Sweden (SWE)
 Gunhild Sundstrom
Sweden (SWE)
 Marianne Edfeldt
Sweden (SWE)
B
details
 Reidun Laengen
Norway (NOR)
 Astrid Nilsson
Sweden (SWE)
 Karin Gustavsson
Sweden (SWE)
I
details
 Vigdis Bente Mordre
Norway (NOR)
None None
III
details
 Dorothea Neuweiler
West Germany (FRG)
 Aino Turpeinen
Finland (FIN)
 Ellen Sjodin
Sweden (SWE)
3×5 km relay A-B
details
 Sweden (SWE)
Karin Gustavsson
Astrid Nilsson
Birgitta Sund
 Norway (NOR)
Aud Berntsen
Aud Grundvik
Reidun Laengen
 Finland (FIN)
Ella Kinnunen
Sirkka Sulisalo
Matleena Talonen

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