FIS Nordic World Ski Championships 1978

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Official poster for the FIS Nordic World Ski Championships 1978. (Finnish)

The FIS Nordic World Ski Championships 1978 took place February 18–26, 1978 in Lahti, Finland. This was Lahti's record fourth time hosting the event after previously doing so in 1926, 1938, and 1958. The women's 20 km event was added.

Men's cross country[edit]

15 km[edit]

February 21, 1978

Medal Athlete Time
Gold  Józef Łuszczek (POL) 49:09.37
Silver  Yevgeny Belyayev (URS) 49:11.62
Bronze  Juha Mieto (FIN) 49:14.37

30 km[edit]

February 19, 1978

Medal Athlete Time
Gold  Sergey Savelyev (URS) 1:32:56.0
Silver  Nikolay Zimyatov (URS) 1:33:48.23
Bronze  Józef Łuszczek (POL) 1:33:52.21

50 km[edit]

February 26, 1978

Medal Athlete Time
Gold  Sven-Åke Lundbäck (SWE) 2:46:43.06
Silver  Yevgeny Belyayev (URS) 2:47:34.48
Bronze  Jean-Paul Pierrat (FRA) 2:47:52.27

4 × 10 km relay[edit]

February 23, 1978

Medal Team Time
Gold  Sweden (Sven-Åke Lundbäck, Christer Johansson, Tommy Limby, Thomas Magnuson) 2:05:17.63
Silver  Finland (Esko Lähtevänoja, Juha Mieto, Pertti Teurajärvi, Matti Pitkänen) 2:05:28.95
Bronze  Norway (Lars-Erik Eriksen, Ove Aunli, Ivar Formo, Oddvar Brå) 2:06:48.37

Women's cross country[edit]

5 km[edit]

February 20, 1978

Medal Athlete Time
Gold  Helena Takalo (FIN) 18:53.50
Silver  Hilkka Riihivuori (FIN) 18:58.49
Bronze  Raisa Smetanina (URS) 19:01.30

10 km[edit]

February 18, 1978

Medal Athlete Time
Gold  Zinaida Amosova (URS) 37:01.72
Silver  Raisa Smetanina (URS) 37:13.37
Bronze  Hilkka Riihivuori (FIN) 37:23.43

20 km[edit]

February 25, 1978

Medal Athlete Time
Gold  Zinaida Amosova (URS)
Silver  Raisa Smetanina (URS)
Bronze  Helena Takalo (FIN)

4 × 5 km relay[edit]

February 22, 1978

Medal Team Time
Gold  Finland (Taina Impiö, Marja-Liisa Hämäläinen, Hilkka Riihivuori, Helena Takalo) 1:13:25.8
Silver  East Germany (Marlies Rostock, Birgit Schreiber, Barbara Petzold, Christel Meinel) 1:13:29.74
Bronze  Soviet Union (Nina Rocheva, Zinaida Amosova, Raisa Smetanina, Galina Kulakova) 1:13:39.88

Men's Nordic combined[edit]

Individual[edit]

February 19–20, 1978

Medal Athlete Points
Gold  Konrad Winkler (GDR) 435.24
Silver  Rauno Miettinen (FIN) 431.66
Bronze  Ulrich Wehling (GDR) 430.83

Men's ski jumping[edit]

Individual normal hill[edit]

February 18, 1978

Medal Athlete Points
Gold  Matthias Buse (GDR) 253.2
Silver  Henry Glaß (GDR) 251.7
Bronze  Aleksey Borovitin (URS) 250.0

Individual large hill[edit]

February 25, 1978

Medal Athlete Points
Gold  Tapio Räisänen (FIN) 256.6
Silver  Alois Lipburger (AUT) 256.3
Bronze  Falko Weißpflog (GDR) 255.8

Medal table[edit]

 Rank  Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  Soviet Union 3 5 3 11
2  Finland 3 3 3 9
3  East Germany 2 2 2 6
4  Sweden 2 0 0 2
5  Poland 1 0 1 2
6  Austria 0 1 0 1
7  France 0 0 1 1
 Norway 0 0 1 1

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