Cross-country skiing at the Winter Olympics

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Cross-country skiing at the Winter Olympics
Cross country skiing pictogram.svg
Governing body FIS
Events 16 (men: 8; women: 8)
Games
1924 1928 1932 1936 1948 1952
1956 1960 1964 1968 1972 1976
1980 1984 1988 1992 1994 1998
2002 2006 2010 2014
Medalists (men • women)

Cross-country skiing has been contested at the Winter Olympic Games since the first Winter Games in 1924 in Chamonix, France. The women's events were first contested at the 1952 Winter Olympics.

Events[edit]

Event 24 28 32 36 48 52 56 60 64 68 72 76 80 84 88 92 94 98 02 06 10 14 Years
10 km men 3
18 km/15 km men 19
30 km men 13
50 km men 22
4 x 10 km men 19
Combined/Double pursuit/Skiathlon men 7
Individual sprint men 4
Team sprint men 3
5 km women 10
10 km women 14
15 km women 4
20 km/30 km women 9
3/4 x 5 km women 16
Combined/Double pursuit/Skiathlon women 7
Individual sprint women 4
Team sprint women 3
Total Events 2 2 2 3 3 4 6 6 7 7 7 7 7 8 8 10 10 10 12 12 12 12

Medal table[edit]

Rank Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  Norway (NOR) 40 38 29 107
2  Sweden (SWE) 29 22 23 74
3  Soviet Union (URS) 25 22 21 68
4  Finland (FIN) 20 24 32 76
5  Russia (RUS) 14 10 9 33
6  Italy (ITA) 9 12 13 34
7  Estonia (EST) 4 2 1 7
8  Unified Team (EUN) 3 2 4 9
9  East Germany (GDR) 3 1 1 4
10  Switzerland (SUI) 3 0 4 7
11  Germany (GER) 2 9 4 15
12  Poland (POL) 2 1 2 5
13  Canada (CAN) 2 1 0 3
14  Czech Republic (CZE) 1 5 3 9
15  Austria (AUT) 1 2 2 5
16  Kazakhstan (KAZ) 1 2 1 4
17  Czechoslovakia (TCH) 0 1 4 5
18  France (FRA) 0 1 1 2
19  Slovenia (SLO) 0 0 2 2
20  United States (USA) 0 1 0 1
21  Bulgaria (BUL) 0 0 1 1
Total 159 156 157 472

Number of cross-country skiers by nation[edit]

Nation 24 28 32 36 48 52 56 60 64 68 72 76 80 84 88 92 94 98 02 06 10 14 Years
 Algeria (ALG) 1 1 2
 Andorra (AND) 1 1 2
 Argentina (ARG) 1 3 3 5 1 5 1 1 8
 Armenia (ARM) 1 2 2 2 4
 Australia (AUS) 2 1 1 1 2 2 2 2 2 3 3 11
 Austria (AUT) 1 3 5 8 10 4 9 5 4 7 4 8 6 1 7 7 7 1 18
 Belarus (BLR) 9 10 14 7 7 5
 Bosnia and Herzegovina (BIH) 1 2 2 3
 Brazil (BRA) 2 2 2 3
 Bulgaria (BUL) 4 2 6 4 4 6 5 2 4 2 4 5 6 4 2 3 1 3 18
 Canada (CAN) 2 7 4 2 2 1 2 4 12
 China (CHN) 20
 Costa Rica (CRC) 1 1 1 1 4
 Croatia (CRO) 1 2 1 3 4 2 6
 Czechoslovakia (TCH) 6 6 4 6 9 5 9 1 5 11
 Denmark (DEN) 1 3 2 2 1 1
 Estonia (EST) 1 6 10 10 9 12 14 7
 Ethiopia (ETH) 1 1
 Finland (FIN) 5 7 5 7 13 17 15 12 11 13
 France (FRA) 6 8 5 4 7 8 6 4 5 11
 Germany (GER) 5 10 9 11 14 13 11
 Great Britain (GBR) 1 8 3 6
 Greece (GRE) 1 2
 Hungary (HUN) 7 1 2 2 2 3 2
 Iceland (ISL) 6 2 2
 India (IND) 1 1
 Iran (IRI) 1 1
 Ireland (IRL) 1 1
 Italy (ITA) 4 6 7 9 11 14 9 9 17
 Japan (JPN) 5 6 5 2 1 4 4 9
 Kazakhstan (KAZ) 17
 Kenya (KEN) 1 1 1
 Latvia (LAT) 1 5 1 2 5 1 4 2 8
 Lebanon (LIB) 1
 Liechtenstein (LIE) 5 1
 Lithuania (LTU) 3 3 3 4 2 4 6
 Macedonia (MKD) 1 1
 Moldova (MDA) 2 2
 Mongolia (MGL) 8 2 2 1 4 3 2 1 2 2 2 11
 Nepal (NEP) 1 1 1
 North Korea (PRK) 4
 Norway (NOR) 5 7 6 7 12 15 12 7 8 16
 Poland (POL) 3 4 4 4 5 1 9 9 9 3
 Portugal (POR) 1 1
 Romania (ROU) 4 9 6 1 3
 South Africa (RSA) 1 1
 South Korea (KOR) 1 1 4
 Soviet Union (URS) 11 11 13
 Spain (ESP) 4 5
 Sweden (SWE) 6 6 6 9 11 15 11 12 11
 Switzerland (SUI) 7 6 4 10 9 11 5 7
 Turkey (TUR) 4
 United States (USA) 4 3 7 6 5 7 5 10 7
 Yugoslavia (YUG) 4 6 6 6 2 9 4
Nations 11 15 11 22 15 19 20 19 24
Cross-country skiers 59 71 58 108 106 138 150 112 151
Year 24 28 32 36 48 52 56 60 64 68 72 76 80 84 88 92 94 98 02 06 10 14 20

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External links[edit]

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