Cross-country skiing at the 1960 Winter Olympics

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Sixten Jernberg

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]

Cross-country skiing

Medal summary[edit]

Men's events[edit]

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 1:13:27.00
Rolf Rämgård
 Sweden 1:13:49.00
Nikolay Anikin
 Soviet Union 1:14:14.00
50 km
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Kalevi Hämäläinen
 Finland 2:59:06.3
Veikko Hakulinen
 Finland 2:59:26.7
Rolf Rämgård
 Sweden 3:02:46.7
4×10 km
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 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
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 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

Medal table[edit]

Rank Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  Sweden (SWE) 2 2 1 5
2  Finland (FIN) 2 1 2 5
3  Soviet Union (URS) 1 2 3 6
4  Norway (NOR) 1 1 0 2
Total 6 6 6 18

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Cross Country Skiing at the 1960 Squaw Valley Winter Games". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 6 February 2018. 

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