Cross-country skiing at the 1976 Winter Olympics

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Cross-country skiing
at the XII Olympic Winter Games
Cross country skiing pictogram.svg
Pictogram for Cross-country skiing
Venue Seefeld
Dates February 5-February 14, 1976
No. of events 7
Competitors 165 (114 men, 51 women) from 24 nations

The 1976 Winter Olympic Games cross-country skiing results. The women's 3 x 5 km relay was replaced by a 4 x 5 km relay at these games.

Medal summary[edit]

Men's events[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
15 km
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Nikolay Bazhukov
 Soviet Union
43:58.47 Yevgeny Belyayev
 Soviet Union
44:01.10 Arto Koivisto
 Finland
44:19.25
30 km
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Sergey Savelyev
 Soviet Union
1:30:29.38 Bill Koch
 United States
1:30:57.84 Ivan Garanin
 Soviet Union
1:31:09.29
50 km
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Ivar Formo
 Norway
2:37:30.05 Gert-Dietmar Klause
 East Germany
2:38:13.21 Benny Södergren
 Sweden
2:39:39.21
4×10 km
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 Finland (FIN)
Matti Pitkänen
Juha Mieto
Pertti Teurajärvi
Arto Koivisto
2:07:59.72  Norway (NOR)
Pål Tyldum
Einar Sagstuen
Ivar Formo
Odd Martinsen
2:09:58.36  Soviet Union (URS)
Yevgeniy Belyayev
Nikolay Bazhukov
Sergey Savelyev
Ivan Garanin
2:10:51.46

Women's events[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
5 km
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Helena Takalo
 Finland
15:48.69 Raisa Smetanina
 Soviet Union
15:49.73 Nina Baldycheva
 Soviet Union
16:12.82
10 km
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Raisa Smetanina
 Soviet Union
30:13.41 Helena Takalo
 Finland
30:14.28 Galina Kulakova
 Soviet Union
30:38.61
4×5 km
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 Soviet Union (URS)
Nina Baldycheva
Zinaida Amosova
Raisa Smetanina
Galina Kulakova
1:07:49.75  Finland (FIN)
Liisa Suikhonen
Marjatta Kajosmaa
Hilkka Riihivuori
Helena Takalo
1:08:36.57  East Germany (GDR)
Monika Debertshäuser
Sigrun Krause
Barbara Petzold
Veronika Hesse
1:09:57.95

Medal table[edit]

 Rank  Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  Soviet Union (URS) 4 2 4 10
2  Finland (FIN) 2 2 1 5
3  Norway (NOR) 1 1 0 2
4  East Germany (GDR) 0 1 1 2
5  United States (USA) 0 1 0 1
6  Sweden (SWE) 0 0 1 1

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