1937 Workers' Winter Olympiad

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1937 Workers' Winter Olympiad
1937 Workers' Winter Olympiad poster.jpg
Host city Janské Lázně, Czechoslovakia
Nations participating 7
Dates February 18, 1937 (1937-02-18)
February 21, 1937 (1937-02-21)
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The 1937 Workers' Winter Olympiad was the fifth edition of International Workers' Olympiads. The games were held from February 18 to February 21 at the Czechoslovakian town of Janské Lázně (German: Johannisbad).[1]

Sports[edit]

Participating countries[edit]

Nordic skiing[edit]

Men's 15 km cross-country skiing[edit]

Place Competitor Time
1 Finland Nestor Partanen[2] 47.58
2 Finland E. Karhu[3] 48.06
3 Finland H. Kujala[3] 48.28
[4]

Men's 30 km cross-country skiing[edit]

Place Competitor Time
1 Norway Hilmar Solli 2.04.04
2 Norway Berner Bendiksen 2.04.20
3 Norway Kristian Kristiansen 2.04.50
[5]

Men's patrol race[edit]

Place Competitor Time
1 Norway Norway 1
Ivar Trehørningen
Peder Volden
Eilif Enlid
39.14
2 Norway Norway 2
Kåre Henriksen
Arthur Jensen
Oskar Andresen
40.43
3 Finland Finland 41.44
[6]

Women's 6 km cross-country skiing[edit]

Place Competitor Time
1 Finland Irma Ruokokoski 23.52
2 Finland Hilma Lahtinen[7] 24.02
3 Norway Borghild Langseth Monsen 24.43
[4]

Women's patrol race[edit]

Place Competitor Time
1 Finland Finland  ?
2 Czechoslovakia Czechoslovakia 1  ?
3 Czechoslovakia Czechoslovakia 2  ?
[6]

Men's ski jumping[edit]

Place Competitor Points
1 Norway Trygve Martinsen 18.77
2 Norway Ingvar Iversen 17.66
3 Norway Egil Tokle 17.44
[5]

Men's Nordic combined[edit]

Place Competitor Points
1 Norway Arthur Jensen 37.438
2 Norway Hilmar Solli 37.117
3 Norway Peder Volden 31.750
[5]

Alpine skiing[edit]

Men's downhill[edit]

Place Competitor Time
1 Norway Tormod Ruud 3.01.0
2 Czechoslovakia Jaroslaw 3.26.8
3 Norway Arne Taksrud 3.36.8
[5]

Men's slalom[edit]

Place Competitor Time
1 Switzerland Willi Albies 61.8
2 Switzerland Werner Schwaar 62.2
3 Norway Ingvar Iversen 64.0
[5]

Women's downhill[edit]

Place Competitor Time
1 Norway Borghild Langseth Monsen 4.42.0
2 Finland Irma Ruokokoski 6.15.6
3 Finland Aune Silvast 6.31.6
[5]

Women's slalom[edit]

Place Competitor Time
1 Norway Borghild Langseth Monsen 41.8
2 Czechoslovakia Hilde Dolensky 49.5
3 Hungary Caroline Ulwari 51.4
[5]

Speed skating[edit]

The races were cancelled due to mild weather in Trautenau (Trutnov), where the races should have been held.[4]

Figure skating[edit]

??

References[edit]

  1. ^ Europeana.eu Retrieved 11 July 2013.
  2. ^ The first name of Parvanen is not included in the main source, but it is confirmed by this page: willimiehenjaljilla.blogspot.no Retrieved 2017-08-12
  3. ^ a b The names od Karhu and Kujala are based on this source: Kertomus työven urheiluliton tominnasta vuonna 1937 [A report about the work of sports labors in 1937] (PDF). 1937. Retrieved 2017-08-12. 
  4. ^ a b c "Finland dominerte 1. dags langrenn" [Finland dominates first days cross-country skiing]. Arbeiderbladet (in Norwegian). 1937-02-19. Retrieved 2017-08-11. 
  5. ^ a b c d e f g "Den norske skitropp dominerte totalt Arbeiderolympiadens avslutning" [The Norwegian ski team dominated totally the end of the Workers' Olympiad]. Arbeiderbladet (in Norwegian). 1937-02-22. Retrieved 2017-08-11. 
  6. ^ a b "Norges dag i Johannisbad" [Norway's day in Johannisbad]. 1ste Mai (in Norwegian). 1937-02-20. Retrieved 2017-08-11. 
  7. ^ The name is spelled Laskinen in the main source (no first name), but no Laskinen is found among the Finnish participants. Hilma Lahtinen is included in this source: Kertomus työven urheiluliton tominnasta vuonna 1937 [A report about the work of sports labors in 1937] (PDF). 1937. Retrieved 2017-08-12.