Cross-country skiing at the 1960 Winter Olympics

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Cross-country skiing
at the VIII Olympic Winter Games
Cross country skiing pictogram.svg
VenueMcKinney Creek Stadium
Dates1927 February
No. of events6
Competitors112 from 19 nations
← 1956
1964 →

At the 1960 Winter Olympics six cross-country skiing events – four for men and two for women – were contested. The competitions were held from Friday, 19 February, to Saturday, 27 February 1960. All the races took place at McKinney Creek Stadium, Tahoma, California, United States.[1]

Medal summary[edit]

Medal table[edit]

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1 Sweden (SWE)2215
2 Finland (FIN)2125
3 Soviet Union (URS)1236
4 Norway (NOR)1102
Totals (4 nations)66618

Men's events[edit]

Sixten Jernberg
Event Gold Silver Bronze
15 km
details
Håkon Brusveen
 Norway
51:55.5 Sixten Jernberg
 Sweden
51:58.6 Veikko Hakulinen
 Finland
52:03.00
30 km
details
Sixten Jernberg
 Sweden
1:51:03.9 Rolf Rämgård
 Sweden
1:51:16.9 Nikolay Anikin
 Soviet Union
1:52:28.2
50 km
details
Kalevi Hämäläinen
 Finland
2:59:06.3 Veikko Hakulinen
 Finland
2:59:26.7 Rolf Rämgård
 Sweden
3:02:46.7
4 × 10 km relay
details
 Finland (FIN)
Toimi Alatalo
Eero Mäntyranta
Väinö Huhtala
Veikko Hakulinen
2:18:45.6  Norway (NOR)
Harald Grønningen
Hallgeir Brenden
Einar Østby
Håkon Brusveen
2:18:46.4  Soviet Union (URS)
Anatoly Shelyukhin
Gennady Vaganov
Aleksey Kuznetsov
Nikolay Anikin
2:21:21.6

Women's events[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
10 km
details
Marija Gusakova
 Soviet Union
39:46.6 Liubov Baranova
 Soviet Union
40:04.2 Radia Eroshina
 Soviet Union
40:06.0
3 × 5 km relay
details
 Sweden (SWE)
Irma Johansson
Britt Strandberg
Sonja Ruthström-Edström
1:04:21.4  Soviet Union (URS)
Radia Eroshina
Marija Gusakova
Liubov Baranova
1:05:02.6  Finland (FIN)
Siiri Rantanen
Eeva Ruoppa
Toini Pöysti
1:06:27.5

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Cross Country Skiing at the 1960 Squaw Valley Winter Games". Sports Reference. Retrieved 14 June 2019.

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