Cross-country skiing at the 1968 Winter Olympics

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The 1968 Winter Olympic Games cross-country skiing results.

Men's events[edit]

15 km[edit]

February 10, 1968

Medal Athlete Time
 Gold  Harald Grønningen
Norway (NOR)
47:54.2
 Silver  Eero Mäntyranta
Finland (FIN)
47:56.1
 Bronze  Gunnar Larsson (SWE) 48:33.7
4  Kalevi Laurila (FIN) 48:37.6
5  Jan Halvarsson (SWE) 48:39.1
6  Bjarne Andersson (SWE) 48:41.1
7  Pal Tyldum (NOR) 48:42.0
8  Odd Martinsen (NOR) 48:59.3
9  Valery Tarakanov (URS) 49:09.4
10  Kalevi Oikarainen (FIN) 49:11.1

30 km[edit]

February 7, 1968

Medal Athlete Time
 Gold  Franco Nones
Italy (ITA)
1:35:39.2
 Silver  Odd Martinsen
Norway (NOR)
1:36:28.9
 Bronze  Eero Mäntyranta
Finland (FIN)
1:36:55.3
4  Vladimir Voronkov (URS) 1:37:10.8
5  Giulio de Florian (ITA) 1:37:12.9
6  Kalevi Laurila (FIN) 1:37:29.8

Nones was the first winner not from Finland, Norway, Sweden, or the Soviet Union to win an Olympic cross-country skiing gold medal.

50 km[edit]

February 15, 1968

Medal Athlete Time
 Gold  Ole Ellefsæter
Norway (NOR)
2:28:45.8
 Silver  Vyacheslav Vedenin
Soviet Union (URS)
2:29:02.5
 Bronze  Josef Haas
Switzerland (SUI)
2:29:14.8
4  Pål Tyldum (NOR) 2:29:26.7
5  Melcher Risberg (SWE) 2:29:37.0
6  Gunnar Larsson (SWE) 2:29:37.2

4 x 10 km relay[edit]

February 14, 1968

Medal Team Time
 Gold Norway (Odd Martinsen, Pål Tyldum, Harald Grønningen, Ole Ellefsæter) 2:08:33.5
 Silver Sweden (Jan Halvarsson, Bjarne Andersson, Gunnar Larsson, Assar Rönnlund) 2:10:13.2
 Bronze Finland (Kalevi Oikarainen, Hannu Taipale, Kalevi Laurila, Eero Mäntyranta) 2:10:56.7
4 Soviet Union (Vladimir Voronkov, Anatoliy Akentiev, Valery Tarakanov, Vyacheslav Vedenin) 2:10:57.2
5 Switzerland (Konrad Hischler, Josef Haas, Florian Koch, Alois Kälin) 2:15:32.4
6 Italy (Giulio de Florian, Franco Nones, Palmiro Serafino, Aldo Stella) 2:16:32.2

Women's events[edit]

5 km[edit]

February 13, 1968

Medal Athlete Time
 Gold  Toini Gustafsson
Sweden (SWE)
16:45.2
 Silver  Galina Kulakova
Soviet Union (URS)
16:48.4
 Bronze  Alevtina Kolchina
Soviet Union (URS)
16:51.6
4  Barbro Martinsson (SWE) 16:52.9
5  Marjatta Kajosmaa (FIN) 16:54.6
6  Rita Achkina (URS) 16:55.1

10 km[edit]

February 9, 1968

Medal Athlete Time
 Gold  Toini Gustafsson
Sweden (SWE)
36:46.5
 Silver  Berit Mørdre Lammedal
Norway (NOR)
37:54.6
 Bronze  Inger Aufles
Norway (NOR)
37:59.9
4  Barbro Martinsson (SWE) 38:07.1
5  Marjatta Kajosmaa (FIN) 38:09.0
6  Galina Kulakova (URS) 38:26.7

3 x 5 km relay[edit]

February 16, 1968

Medal Team Time
 Gold Norway (Inger Aufles, Babben Enger Damon, Berit Mørdre Lammedal) 57:30.0
 Silver Sweden (Britt Strandberg, Toini Gustafsson, Barbro Martinsson) 57:51.0
 Bronze Soviet Union (Alevtina Kolchina, Rita Achkina, Galina Kulakova) 58:13.6
4 Finland (Senja Pusula, Marjatta Oikkonen, Marjatta Kajosmaa) 58:45.1
5 Poland (Weronika Budny, Józefa Czerniawska, Stefania Bogun) 59:04.7
6 East Germany (Renate Köhler, Gudrun Schmidt, Christine Nestler) 59:33.9

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