Cross-country skiing at the 1980 Winter Olympics

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Cross-country skiing
at the XIII Olympic Winter Games
Cross country skiing pictogram.svg
Pictogram for Cross-country skiing
Venue Mt. Van Hoevenberg
Date February 14-February 23, 1980
No. of events 7
Competitors 131 (86 men, 45 women) from 24 nations

The 1980 Winter Olympics results in cross-country skiing.

Medal summary[edit]

Men's events[edit]

This extremely close race in electronictimingled to the International Ski Federationhaving all cross-country competitions being timed to the 1/10 second in future.

Event Gold Silver Bronze
15 km
details
Thomas Wassberg
 Sweden
41:57.63 Juha Mieto
 Finland
41:57.64 Ove Aunli
 Norway
42:28.62
30 km
details
Nikolay Zimyatov
 Soviet Union
1:27:02.80 Vasily Rochev
 Soviet Union
1:27:34.22 Ivan Lebanov
 Bulgaria
1:28:03.87
50 km
details
Nikolay Zimyatov
 Soviet Union
2:27:24.60 Juha Mieto
 Finland
2:30:20.52 Alexander Zavyalov
 Soviet Union
2:30:51.52
4 × 10 km
details
 Soviet Union (URS)
Vasily Rochev
Nikolay Bazhukov
Yevgeny Belyayev
Nikolay Zimyatov
1:57:03.46  Norway (NOR)
Lars Erik Eriksen
Per Knut Aaland
Ove Aunli
Oddvar Brå
1:58:45.77  Finland (FIN)
Harri Kirvesniemi
Pertti Teurajärvi
Matti Pitkänen
Juha Mieto
2:00:00.18

Women's events[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
5 km
details
Raisa Smetanina
 Soviet Union
15:06.92 Hilkka Riihivuori
 Finland
15:11.96 Květa Jeriová
 Czechoslovakia
15:23.44
10 km
details
Barbara Petzold
 East Germany
30:31.54 Hilkka Riihivuori
 Finland
30:35.06 Helena Takalo
 Finland
30:45.25
4 × 5 km
details
 East Germany (GDR)
Marlies Rostock
Carola Anding
Veronika Hesse
Barbara Petzold
1:02:11.10  Soviet Union (URS)
Nina Baldychova
Nina Selyunina
Galina Kulakova
Raisa Smetanina
1:03:18.30  Norway (NOR)
Brit Pettersen
Anette Bøe
Marit Myrmæl
Berit Aunli
1:04:13.50

Medal table[edit]

 Rank  Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  Soviet Union (URS) 4 2 1 7
2  East Germany (GDR) 2 0 0 2
3  Sweden (SWE) 1 0 0 1
4  Finland (FIN) 0 4 2 6
5  Norway (NOR) 0 1 2 3
6  Bulgaria (BUL) 0 0 1 1
 Czechoslovakia (TCH) 0 0 1 1

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