Cross-country skiing at the 1948 Winter Olympics – Men's 50 kilometre

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The 50 kilometre cross-country skiing event was part of the cross-country skiing at the 1948 Winter Olympics programme. It was the fifth appearance of the event. The competition was held on Friday, February 6, 1948.

Twenty-eight cross-country skiers from nine nations competed.

Medalists[edit]

Gold Silver Bronze
Nils Karlsson
 Sweden
Harald Eriksson
 Sweden
Benjamin Vanninen
 Finland

Results[edit]

Place Competitor Time
1  Nils Karlsson (SWE) 3'47:48
2  Harald Eriksson (SWE) 3'52:20
3  Benjamin Vanninen (FIN) 3'57:28
4  Pekka Vanninen (FIN) 3'57:58
5  Anders Törnkvist (SWE) 3'58:20
6  Edi Schild (SUI) 4'05:37
7  Pekka Kuvaja (FIN) 4'10:02
8  Jaroslav Cardal (TCH) 4'14:34
9  Kristian Bjørn (NOR) 4'15:21
10  Martin Jære (NOR) 4'17:11
11  František Balvín (TCH) 4'17:51
12  Josl Gstrein (AUT) 4'21:13
13  Christiano Rodeghiero (ITA) 4'24:12
14  Jože Knific (YUG) 4'26:00
15  Franc Smolej (YUG) 4'26:12
16  Matevž Kordež (YUG) 4'27:25
17  Max Müller (SUI) 4'30:51
18  Silvio Confortola (ITA) 4'31:36
19  Louis Bourban (SUI) 4'33:50
20  Jaroslav Zajíček (TCH) 4'44:35
 Vít Fousek (TCH) DNF
 Victor Borghi (SUI) DNF
 Thorleif Vangen (NOR) DNF
 Stefano Sommariva (ITA) DNF
 Arthur Herrdin (SWE) DNF
 Leif Haugen (NOR) DNF
 Tom Dennie (CAN) DNF
 Martti Sipilä (FIN) DNF

References[edit]

  • Official Olympic Report
  • Wudarski, Pawel (1999). "Wyniki Igrzysk Olimpijskich" (in Polish). Archived from the original on February 16, 2009. Retrieved 27 May 2008.