FIS Nordic World Ski Championships 1938

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Official poster for the FIS Nordic World Ski Championships 1938. (Finnish)

The FIS Nordic World Ski Championships 1938 took place February 24–28, 1938 in Lahti, Finland. This was the Finnish city's second time hosting the championships after having done so in 1926.

Men's cross country[edit]

18 km[edit]

February 25, 1938

Medal Athlete Time
Gold  Pauli Pitkänen (FIN) 1:09:37
Silver  Alfred Dahlqvist (SWE) 1:10:02
Bronze  Kalle Jalkanen (FIN) 1:10:56

187 of 188 skiers completed the event.

50 km[edit]

February 27, 1938

Medal Athlete Time
Gold  Kalle Jalkanen (FIN) 4:06:09
Silver  Alvar Rantalahti (FIN) 4:10:44
Bronze  Lars Bergendahl (NOR) 4:10:54

62 of the 99 skiers completed the event.

4 × 10 km relay[edit]

February 28, 1938

Medal Team Time
Gold  Finland (Juho 'Jussi' Kurikkala, Martti Lauronen, Pauli Pitkänen, Klaes Karppinen) 2:38:42
Silver  Norway (Ragnar Ringstad, Olav Økern, Arne Larsen, Lars Bergendahl) 2:42:30
Bronze  Sweden (Sven Hansson, Donald Johansson, Sigurd Nilsson, Martin Matsbo) 2:43:05

Men's Nordic combined[edit]

Individual[edit]

February 24, 1938

Medal Athlete Points
Gold  Olaf Hoffsbakken (NOR) 432.60
Silver  John Westbergh (SWE) 412.80
Bronze  Hans Vinjarengen (NOR) 411.20

Men's ski jumping[edit]

Individual large hill[edit]

February 27, 1938

Medal Athlete Points
Gold  Asbjørn Ruud (NOR) 226.4
Silver  Stanisław Marusarz (POL) 226.1
Bronze  Hilmar Myhra (NOR) 225.0

Medal table[edit]

 Rank  Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  Finland 3 1 1 5
2  Norway 2 1 3 6
3  Sweden 0 2 1 3
4  Poland 0 1 0 1

References[edit]