FIS Nordic World Ski Championships 1962

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The FIS Nordic World Ski Championships 1962 took place February 18–27, 1962 in Zakopane, Poland. Zakopane became the second city to host the world championships three times (1929, 1939), joining Lahti, Finland (1926, 1938, and 1958). Women's 5 km and the ski jumping individual normal hill made their event debuts at these championships.

Men's cross-country[edit]

15 km[edit]

February 23, 1962

Medal Athlete Time
Gold  Assar Rönnlund (SWE) 55:22.8
Silver  Harald Grønningen (NOR) 55:52.4
Bronze  Einar Østby (NOR) 55:54.8

30 km[edit]

February 18, 1962

Medal Athlete Time
Gold  Eero Mäntyranta (FIN) 1:52:39.4
Silver  Janne Stefansson (SWE) 1:52:49.1
Bronze  Giulio de Florian (ITA) 1:53:13.3

50 km[edit]

February 27, 1962

Medal Athlete Time
Gold  Sixten Jernberg (SWE) 3:03:48.5
Silver  Assar Rönnlund (SWE) 3:05:39.1
Bronze  Kalevi Hämäläinen (FIN) 3:05:42.8

4 × 10 km relay[edit]

February 24, 1962

Medal Team Time
Gold  Sweden (Lars Olsson, Sture Grahn, Sixten Jernberg, Assar Rönnlund) 2:24:38.8
Silver  Finland (Väinö Huhtala, Kalevi Laurila, Pentti Pesonen, Eero Mäntyranta) 2:25:24.3
Bronze  Soviet Union (Ivan Utrobin, Pavel Kolchin, Aleksey Kuznetsov, Gennady Vaganov) 2:26:14.3

Women's cross-country[edit]

5 km[edit]

February 20, 1962

Medal Athlete Time
Gold  Alevtina Kolchina (URS) 19:28.6
Silver  Lyubov Baranova (URS) 20:15.9
Bronze  Maria Gusakova (URS) 20:27.5

10 km[edit]

February 22, 1962

Medal Athlete Time
Gold  Alevtina Kolchina (URS) 39:48.2
Silver  Maria Gusakova (URS) 40:59.9
Bronze  Radia Eroshina (URS) 41:17.1

3 × 5 km relay[edit]

February 24, 1962

Medal Team Time
Gold  Soviet Union (Lyubov Baranova, Mariya Gusakova, Alevtina Kolchina) 58:08.9
Silver  Sweden (Barbro Martinsson, Britt Strandberg, Toini Gustafsson) 59:27.9
Bronze  Finland (Siiri Rantanen, Eeva Ruoppa, Mirja Lehtonen) 1:01:33.0

Men's Nordic combined[edit]

Individual[edit]

February 18, 1962

Medal Athlete Points
Gold  Arne Larsen (NOR) 454.33
Silver  Dmitry Kochkin (URS) 448.77
Bronze  Ole Henrik Fagerås (NOR) 442.25

Men's ski jumping[edit]

Individual normal hill[edit]

February 18, 1962

Medal Athlete Points
Gold  Toralf Engan (NOR)
Silver  Antoni Łaciak (POL)
Bronze  Helmut Recknagel (GDR)

Individual large hill[edit]

February 18, 1962

Medal Athlete Points
Gold  Helmut Recknagel (GDR)
Silver  Nikolay Kamenskiy (URS)
Bronze  Niilo Halonen (FIN)

Medal table[edit]

 Rank  Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  Soviet Union 3 4 3 10
2  Sweden 3 3 0 6
3  Norway 2 1 2 5
4  Finland 1 1 3 5
5  East Germany 1 0 1 2
6  Poland 0 1 0 1
7  Italy 0 0 1 1

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