Cross-country skiing at the 1952 Winter Olympics

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Cross-country skiing
at the VI Olympic Winter Games
Cross country skiing pictogram.svg
VenueHolmenkollen
Dates1823 February
No. of events4
Competitors138 from 19 nations
← 1948
1956 →

The 1952 Winter Olympics cross-country skiing competition consisted of three events for men (18 km, 50 km and 4x10 km relay) and the first women's cross-country competition at an Olympic Games, of 10 km. The competitions were held from Monday, 18 February to Saturday, 23 February 1952.[1]

Medal summary[edit]

Medal table[edit]

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1 Finland (FIN)3328
2 Norway (NOR)1113
3 Sweden (SWE)0011
Totals (3 nations)44412

Men's events[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
18 km
details
Hallgeir Brenden
 Norway
Tapio Mäkelä
 Finland
Paavo Lonkila
 Finland
50 km
details
Veikko Hakulinen
 Finland
Eero Kolehmainen
 Finland
Magnar Estenstad
 Norway
4 × 10 km relay
details
 Finland (FIN)
Heikki Hasu
Paavo Lonkila
Urpo Korhonen
Tapio Mäkelä
 Norway (NOR)
Magnar Estenstad
Mikal Kirkholt
Martin Stokken
Hallgeir Brenden
 Sweden (SWE)
Nils Täpp
Sigurd Andersson
Enar Josefsson
Martin Lundström

Women's events[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
10 km
details
Lydia Wideman
 Finland
Mirja Hietamies
 Finland
Siiri Rantanen
 Finland

Participating nations[edit]

A total of 138 cross-country skiers from 19 nations competed at the Oslo Games:[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Cross Country Skiing at the 1952 Oslo Winter Games". Sports Reference. Retrieved 14 June 2019.

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