Cross-country skiing at the 1956 Winter Olympics – Ladies' 10 kilometres

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The ladies' 10 kilometre cross-country race at the 1956 Winter Olympics was held on 28 January. It was held at the Snow Stadium (Lo Stadio della neve), which was about 2 km (1.2 mi) from Cotrina. Thirty-seven competitors from eleven countries participated in the event. The Soviet Union won the top two spots when Lyubov Kozyreva edged teammate Radya Yeroshina by 5 seconds. Swede Sonja Edström won the bronze.[1][2]

Medalists[edit]

Gold Lyubov Kozyreva
 Soviet Union
Silver Radya Yeroshina
 Soviet Union
Bronze Sonja Edström
 Sweden

Source:[3]

Results[edit]

Place No. Competitor Time Difference*
1 32  Lyubov Kozyreva (URS) 38:11
2 15  Radya Yeroshina (URS) 38:16 +0.05
3 38  Sonja Edström (SWE) 38:23 +0.12
4 28  Alevtina Kolchina (URS) 38:46 +0.35
5 37  Siiri Rantanen (FIN) 39:40 +1.29
6 21  Mirja Hietamies (FIN) 40:18 +2.07
7 29  Irma Johansson (SWE) 40:20 +2.09
8 9  Sirkka Polkunen (FIN) 40:25 +2.14
9 7  Anna Kaaleste (URS) 40:29 +2.18
10 31  Kjelfrid Brusveen (NOR) 40:38 +2.27
11 22  Rakel Wahl (NOR) 40:49 +2.38
12 14  Sanna Kiero (FIN) 40:52 +2.41
13 11  Anna Lisa Eriksson (SWE) 40:56 +2.45
14 3  Barbro Martinsson (SWE) 41:04 +2.53
14 40  Eva Lauermanová (TCH) 41:04 +2.53
16 27  Maria Gąsienica Bukowa-Kowalska (POL) 41:09 +2.58
17  Józefa Czerniawska-Pęksa (POL) 41:28 +3.15
18 34  Zofia Krzeptowska (POL) 41:37 +3.26
19 30  Libuse Patockova (TCH) 41:52 +3.41
20 33  Sonnhilde Hausschild-Kallus (EUA) 42:22 +4.11
21 13  Else Amann (EUA) 42:22 +4.11
22 8  Gina Regland (NOR) 42:42 +4.31
23 35  Ildegarda Taffra (ITA) 42:51 +4.40
24 4  Helena Daniel-Gasienica (POL) 43:09 +4.58
25 18  Olga Krasilova (TCH) 43:10 +4.59
26 26  Elfriede Uhlig (EUA) 43:15 +5.04
27 20  Ingrid Wigernaes (NOR) 43:40 +5.29
28 10  Eva Benesova (TCH) 43:42 +5.31
29 6  Rita Blasel-Czechova (EUA) 43:51 +5.40
30 17  Margherita Bottero (ITA) 44:03 +5.58
31 23  Fides Romanin (ITA) 44:17 +6.06
32 19  Amalija Belaj (YUG) 45:32 +7.21
33 41  Mara Rekar (YUG) 45:36 +7.25
34 36  Maria Peneva Dimova (BUL) 45:52 +7.41
35  Nada Birko Kustec (YUG) 46:03 +7.52
36 5  Blazenka Vodenlic (YUG) 46:28 +8.17
37 1  Anita Parmesani (ITA) 47:37 +9.26
38 24  Iuliana Simon (ROM) 49:32 +11.21
39 12  Stefania Botcariu (ROM) 49:37 +11.26
40  Margareta Arvay (ROM) DQ

* - Difference is in minutes and seconds.

Source:[3]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Comitato Olimpico Nazionale Italiano (1956), p. 602
  2. ^ "Cross Country Skiing at the 1956 Cortina d'Ampezzo Winter Games: Women's 10 kilometres". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 5 February 2018. 
  3. ^ a b Comitato Olimpico Nazionale Italiano (1956), p. 602–603

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