Cross-country skiing at the 1976 Winter Paralympics

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Cross-country skiing
at the I Paralympic Winter Games
Cross-country skiing - Paralympic pictogram.svg
1980

Cross-country skiing at the 1976 Winter Paralympics consisted of 25 events, 15 for men and 10 for women.

Medal table[edit]

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Rank Nation Gold medal blank.svg Silver medal blank.svg Bronze medal blank.svg Total
1  Finland (FIN) 8 7 7 22
2  Norway (NOR) 7 3 2 12
3  Sweden (SWE) 6 7 7 20
4  West Germany (FRG) 2 5 4 11
5  Switzerland (SUI) 1 0 1 2
6  Canada (CAN) 1 0 0 1
7  Austria (AUT) 0 0 1 1
Total 25 22 22 69

Medal summary[edit]

The competition events were:

  • 5 km: men - women
  • 10 km: men - women
  • 15 km: men
  • 3x5 km relay: men - women
  • 3x10 km relay: men

Each event had separate standing, or visually impaired classifications:

  • I - standing, single leg amputation above the knee
  • II - standing, single leg amputation below the knee
  • III - standing, single arm amputation
  • IV B - standing, double arm amputation
  • A - visually impaired, no functional vision
  • B - visually impaired, under 10% functional vision

Men's events[edit]

Event Class Gold Silver Bronze
5 km - short distance I
details
Pertti Sankilampi
 Finland
Otto Malkki
 Finland
Tauno Seppaenen
 Finland
II
details
Bertil Lundmark
 Sweden
Kalle Tiusanen
 Finland
Erkki Kukkanen
 Finland
III
details
Teuvo Sahi
 Finland
Walter Klenk
 West Germany
Edmund Zahner
 West Germany
IV B
details
Reino Vesander
 Finland
Ernst Schwarz
 West Germany
Adolf Fritsche
 West Germany
10 km - short distance A
details
Germain Oberli
 Switzerland
Jarle Johnsen
 Norway
Mauno Sulisalo
 Finland
B
details
Morten Langeroed
 Norway
Sven-Ivar Martin
 Sweden
Terje Hansen
 Norway
10 km - middle distance I
details
Pertti Sankilampi
 Finland
Otto Malkki
 Finland
Tauno Seppaenen
 Finland
II
details
Bertil Lundmark
 Sweden
Kalle Tiusanen
 Finland
Erkki Kukkanen
 Finland
III
details
Teuvo Sahi
 Finland
Edmund Zahner
 West Germany
Raimo Hiiri
 Finland
IV B
details
Reino Vesander
 Finland
Adolf Fritsche
 West Germany
Ernst Schwarz
 West Germany
15 km - middle distance A
details
Jarle Johnsen
 Norway
Ingemar Lundquist
 Sweden
Germain Oberli
 Switzerland
B
details
Morten Langeroed
 Norway
Sven-Ivar Martin
 Sweden
Terje Hansen
 Norway
3×5 km relay I-II
details
 Finland (FIN)
Otto Malkki
Pertti Sankilampi
Kalle Tiusanen
 Sweden (SWE)
Bertil Lundmark
Kalevi Mattila
Sven-Olof Tornvall
 West Germany (FRG)
Hermann Heckel
Helmut Kaidisch
Siegfried Loose
3×10 km relay A-B
details
 Norway (NOR)
Terje Hansen
Jarle Johnsen
Morten Langeroed
 Finland (FIN)
Martti Juntunen
Manu Laakso
Matti Ojanen
 Sweden (SWE)
Yngve Eriksson
Ingemar Lundquist
Sven-Ivar Martin
III-IV B
details
 Finland (FIN)
Raimo Hiiri
Teuvo Sahi
Arvo Stahl
 West Germany (FRG)
Walter Klenk
Ludwig Wagner
Edmund Zahner
 Austria (AUT)
Wolfgang Pickl
Josef Scheiber
Eugen Wilhelm

Women's events[edit]

Event Class Gold Silver Bronze
5 km - short distance A
details
Birgitta Sund
 Sweden
Gunhild Sundstrom
 Sweden
Marianne Edfeldt
 Sweden
B
details
Karin Gustavsson
 Sweden
Reidun Laengen
 Norway
Astrid Nilsson
 Sweden
I
details
Vigdis Bente Mordre
 Norway
None None
II
details
Lorna Manzer
 Canada
None None
III
details
Dorothea Neuweiler
 West Germany
Aino Turpeinen
 Finland
Ellen Sjodin
 Sweden
10 km - middle distance A
details
Birgitta Sund
 Sweden
Gunhild Sundstrom
 Sweden
Marianne Edfeldt
 Sweden
B
details
Reidun Laengen
 Norway
Astrid Nilsson
 Sweden
Karin Gustavsson
 Sweden
I
details
Vigdis Bente Mordre
 Norway
None None
III
details
Dorothea Neuweiler
 West Germany
Aino Turpeinen
 Finland
Ellen Sjodin
 Sweden
3×5 km relay A-B
details
 Sweden (SWE)
Karin Gustavsson
Astrid Nilsson
Birgitta Sund
 Norway (NOR)
Aud Berntsen
Aud Grundvik
Reidun Laengen
 Finland (FIN)
Ella Kinnunen
Sirkka Sulisalo
Matleena Talonen

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