Cross-country skiing at the 1956 Winter Olympics – Men's 4 × 10 kilometre relay

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Cross-country skiing at the 1956 Winter Olympics
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Distance
10 km     women
15 km   men
30 km   men
50 km   men  
3 x 5 km relay     women
4 x 10 km relay   men  

The men's 4x10 kilometre relay at the 1956 Winter Olympics took place on 4 February. It was held at the Snow Stadium (Lo Stadio della neve), which was about 2 km (1.2 mi) from Cotrina. Fourteen teams and fifty-six skiers participated in the event. The Soviet team won the event. Finland came in second and Sweden took the bronze.[1]

Medalists[edit]

Medal Team Time
Gold  Soviet Union (URS) (Fedor Terentjev, Pavel Kolchin, Nikolai Anikin, Vladimir Kuzin) 2:15.30
Silver  Finland (FIN) (August Kiuru, Jorma Kortelainen, Arvo Viitanen, Veikko Hakulinen) 2:16.31
Bronze  Sweden (SWE) (Lennart Larsson, Gunnar Samuelsson, Per-Erik Larsson, Sixten Jernberg) 2:17.42

Source:[2]

Results[edit]

Rank Bib Country Time Deficit*
1 6 Soviet Union
Fedor Terentjev
Pavel Kolchin
Nikolai Anikin
Vladimir Kuzin
2:15.30
33:25
33:05
34:23
34:37
+0.00
2 2 Finland
August Kiuru
Jorma Kortelainen
Arvo Viitanen
Veikko Hakulinen
2:16.31
34:56
34:20
33:34
33:41
+1:01
3 14 Sweden
Lennart Larsson
Gunnar Samuelsson
Per-Erik Larsson
Sixten Jernberg
2:17.42
35:46
34:22
33:50
33:44
+2:12
4 4 Norway
Håkon Brusveen
Per Olsen
Martin Stokken
Hallgeir Brenden
2:21.16
35:13
36:41
34:47
34:35
+5:46
5 1 Italy
Pompeo Fattor
Ottavio Compagnoni
Innocenzo Chatrian
Frederico De Florian
2:23.28
35:43
34:55
35:59
36:51
+7.58
6 9 France
Victor Arbez
René Mandrillon
Benoit Carrara
Jean Mermet
2:24.06
36:51
36:14
35:18
35:43
+8.36
7 8 Switzerland
Werner Zwingli
Victor Kronig
Fritz Kocher
Marcel Huguenin
2:24.30
36:24
36:50
35:17
35:59
+9.00
8 3 Czechoslovakia
Emil Okuliar
Vlastimil Melich
Josef Prokes
Ilja Matous
2:24.54
37:02
36:11
36:13
35:28
+9.24
9 12 Poland
Jozef Rubis
Josef Sobczak-Gasienica
Tadeusz Kwapien
Andrzej Mateja
2:25.55
37:03
36:40
35:49
36:23
+10.25
10 11 Germany
Kuno Werner
Siegried Weiss
Rudi Kropp
Hermann Mochel
2:26.37
36:19
37:21
36:35
36:22
+11.07
11 13 Austria
Sepp Schneeberger
Oskar Schulz
Hermann Mayer
Karl Refreider
2:30.50
35:26
38:37
39:09
37:38
+15.20
12 10 United States
Ted Farwell
Mack Miller
Lawrence Damon
Marvin Crawford
2:32.04
37:42
37:22
37:27
39:33
+16.34
13 5 Yugoslavia
Zravko Hlebanja
Cveto Pavcic
Matevz Kordez
Janez Pavcic
2:33.45
38:10
39:03
38:27
38:05
+18.15
14 7 Great Britain
Andrew Morgan
James Spencer
Aubrey Fielder
Maurice Gover
2:38.44
38:44
40:40
39:25
39:55
+23.14

* Deficit is minutes and seconds

Source:[2]

See also[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Comitato Olimpico Nazionale Italiano (1956), p. 614
  2. ^ a b Comitato Olimpico Nazionale Italiano (1956), p. 614–615

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