List of Olympic medalists in cross-country skiing

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Cross-country skiing is a sport that has been contested at the Winter Olympic Games since the inaugural games in 1924.[1]


Table of contents
Men

15 km50 kmSkiathlonSprintRelayTeam sprint

Women

10 km30 kmSkiathlonSprintRelayTeam sprint

Discontinued 

Men's 10 kmMen's 30 kmWomen's 5 kmWomen's 15 km

Athlete medal leaders     Medals per year     Medals sweep events
References

Men[edit]

18 and 15 km[edit]

Games Gold Silver Bronze
18 kilometres
1924 Chamonix
details
Thorleif Haug
 Norway
Johan Grøttumsbråten
 Norway
Tapani Niku
 Finland
1928 St. Moritz
details
Johan Grøttumsbråten
 Norway
Ole Hegge
 Norway
Reidar Ødegaard
 Norway
1932 Lake Placid
details
Sven Utterström
 Sweden
Axel Wikström
 Sweden
Veli Saarinen
 Finland
1936 Garmisch-Partenkirchen
details
Erik August Larsson
 Sweden
Oddbjørn Hagen
 Norway
Pekka Niemi
 Finland
1948 St. Moritz
details
Martin Lundström
 Sweden
Nils Östensson
 Sweden
Gunnar Eriksson
 Sweden
1952 Oslo
details
Hallgeir Brenden
 Norway
Tapio Mäkelä
 Finland
Paavo Lonkila
 Finland
15 kilometres
1956 Cortina d'Ampezzo
details
Hallgeir Brenden
 Norway
Sixten Jernberg
 Sweden
Pavel Kolchin
 Soviet Union
1960 Squaw Valley
details
Håkon Brusveen
 Norway
Sixten Jernberg
 Sweden
Veikko Hakulinen
 Finland
1964 Innsbruck
details
Eero Mäntyranta
 Finland
Harald Grønningen
 Norway
Sixten Jernberg
 Sweden
1968 Grenoble
details
Harald Grønningen
 Norway
Eero Mäntyranta
 Finland
Gunnar Larsson
 Sweden
1972 Sapporo
details
Sven-Åke Lundbäck
 Sweden
Fyodor Simashev
 Soviet Union
Ivar Formo
 Norway
1976 Innsbruck
details
Nikolay Bazhukov
 Soviet Union
Yevgeny Belyayev
 Soviet Union
Arto Koivisto
 Finland
1980 Lake Placid
details
Thomas Wassberg
 Sweden
Juha Mieto
 Finland
Ove Aunli
 Norway
1984 Sarajevo
details
Gunde Svan
 Sweden
Aki Karvonen
 Finland
Harri Kirvesniemi
 Finland
1988 Calgary
details
Mikhail Devyatyarov
 Soviet Union
Pål Gunnar Mikkelsplass
 Norway
Vladimir Smirnov
 Soviet Union
1992-1998 Not included in the Olympic program
2002 Salt Lake City
details
Andrus Veerpalu
 Estonia
Frode Estil
 Norway
Jaak Mae
 Estonia
2006 Turin
details
Andrus Veerpalu
 Estonia
Lukáš Bauer
 Czech Republic
Tobias Angerer
 Germany
2010 Vancouver
details
Dario Cologna
 Switzerland
Pietro Piller Cottrer
 Italy
Lukáš Bauer
 Czech Republic
2014 Sochi
details
Dario Cologna
 Switzerland
Johan Olsson
 Sweden
Daniel Richardsson
 Sweden

50 km[edit]

Games Gold Silver Bronze
1924 Chamonix
details
Thorleif Haug
 Norway
Thoralf Strømstad
 Norway
Johan Grøttumsbråten
 Norway
1928 St. Moritz
details
Per-Erik Hedlund
 Sweden
Gustaf Jonsson
 Sweden
Volger Andersson
 Sweden
1932 Lake Placid
details
Veli Saarinen
 Finland
Väinö Liikkanen
 Finland
Arne Rustadstuen
 Norway
1936 Garmisch-Partenkirchen
details
Elis Wiklund
 Sweden
Axel Wikström
 Sweden
Nils-Joel Englund
 Sweden
1948 St. Moritz
details
Nils Karlsson
 Sweden
Harald Eriksson
 Sweden
Benjamin Vanninen
 Finland
1952 Oslo
details
Veikko Hakulinen
 Finland
Eero Kolehmainen
 Finland
Magnar Estenstad
 Norway
1956 Cortina d'Ampezzo
details
Sixten Jernberg
 Sweden
Veikko Hakulinen
 Finland
Fyodor Terentyev
 Soviet Union
1960 Squaw Valley
details
Kalevi Hämäläinen
 Finland
Veikko Hakulinen
 Finland
Rolf Rämgård
 Sweden
1964 Innsbruck
details
Sixten Jernberg
 Sweden
Assar Rönnlund
 Sweden
Arto Tiainen
 Finland
1968 Grenoble
details
Ole Ellefsæter
 Norway
Vyacheslav Vedenin
 Soviet Union
Josef Haas
 Switzerland
1972 Sapporo
details
Pål Tyldum
 Norway
Magne Myrmo
 Norway
Vyacheslav Vedenin
 Soviet Union
1976 Innsbruck
details
Ivar Formo
 Norway
Gert-Dietmar Klause
 East Germany
Benny Södergren
 Sweden
1980 Lake Placid
details
Nikolay Zimyatov
 Soviet Union
Juha Mieto
 Finland
Alexander Zavyalov
 Soviet Union
1984 Sarajevo
details
Thomas Wassberg
 Sweden
Gunde Svan
 Sweden
Aki Karvonen
 Finland
1988 Calgary
details
Gunde Svan
 Sweden
Maurilio De Zolt
 Italy
Andy Grünenfelder
 Switzerland
1992 Albertville
details
Bjørn Dæhlie
 Norway
Maurilio De Zolt
 Italy
Giorgio Vanzetta
 Italy
1994 Lillehammer
details
Vladimir Smirnov
 Kazakhstan
Mika Myllylä
 Finland
Sture Sivertsen
 Norway
1998 Nagano
details
Bjørn Dæhlie
 Norway
Niklas Jonsson
 Sweden
Christian Hoffmann
 Austria
2002 Salt Lake City
details
Mikhail Ivanov
 Russia
Andrus Veerpalu
 Estonia
Odd-Bjørn Hjelmeset
 Norway
2006 Turin
details
Giorgio Di Centa
 Italy
Yevgeny Dementyev
 Russia
Mikhail Botvinov
 Austria
2010 Vancouver
details
Petter Northug
 Norway
Axel Teichmann
 Germany
Johan Olsson
 Sweden
2014 Sochi
details
Alexander Legkov
 Russia
Maxim Vylegzhanin
 Russia
Ilia Chernousov
 Russia

4x10 km relay[edit]

Games Gold Silver Bronze
1936 Garmisch-Partenkirchen
details
 Finland (FIN)
Sulo Nurmela
Klaes Karppinen
Matti Lähde
Kalle Jalkanen
 Norway (NOR)
Oddbjørn Hagen
Olaf Hoffsbakken
Sverre Brodahl
Bjarne Iversen
 Sweden (SWE)
John Berger
Erik August Larsson
Arthur Häggblad
Martin Matsbo
1948 St. Moritz
details
 Sweden (SWE)
Nils Östensson
Nils Täpp
Gunnar Eriksson
Martin Lundström
 Finland (FIN)
Lauri Silvennoinen
Teuvo Laukkanen
Sauli Rytky
August Kiuru
 Norway (NOR)
Erling Evensen
Olav Økern
Reidar Nyborg
Olav Hagen
1952 Oslo
details
 Finland (FIN)
Heikki Hasu
Paavo Lonkila
Urpo Korhonen
Tapio Mäkelä
 Norway (NOR)
Magnar Estenstad
Mikal Kirkholt
Martin Stokken
Hallgeir Brenden
 Sweden (SWE)
Nils Täpp
Sigurd Andersson
Enar Josefsson
Martin Lundström
1956 Cortina d'Ampezzo
details
 Soviet Union (URS)
Fyodor Terentyev
Pavel Kolchin
Nikolay Anikin
Vladimir Kuzin
 Finland (FIN)
August Kiuru
Jorma Kortelainen
Arvo Viitanen
Veikko Hakulinen
 Sweden (SWE)
Lennart Larsson
Gunnar Samuelsson
Per-Erik Larsson
Sixten Jernberg
1960 Squaw Valley
details
 Finland (FIN)
Toimi Alatalo
Eero Mäntyranta
Väinö Huhtala
Veikko Hakulinen
 Norway (NOR)
Harald Grønningen
Hallgeir Brenden
Einar Østby
Håkon Brusveen
 Soviet Union (URS)
Anatoly Shelyukhin
Gennady Vaganov
Aleksey Kuznetsov
Nikolay Anikin
1964 Innsbruck
details
 Sweden (SWE)
Karl-Åke Asph
Sixten Jernberg
Janne Stefansson
Assar Rönnlund
 Finland (FIN)
Väinö Huhtala
Arto Tiainen
Kalevi Laurila
Eero Mäntyranta
 Soviet Union (URS)
Ivan Utrobin
Gennady Vaganov
Igor Voronchikhin
Pavel Kolchin
1968 Grenoble
details
 Norway (NOR)
Odd Martinsen
Pål Tyldum
Harald Grønningen
Ole Ellefsæter
 Sweden (SWE)
Jan Halvarsson
Bjarne Andersson
Gunnar Larsson
Assar Rönnlund
 Finland (FIN)
Kalevi Oikarainen
Hannu Taipale
Kalevi Laurila
Eero Mäntyranta
1972 Sapporo
details
 Soviet Union (URS)
Vladimir Voronkov
Yuri Skobov
Fyodor Simashev
Vyacheslav Vedenin
 Norway (NOR)
Oddvar Brå
Pål Tyldum
Ivar Formo
Johs Harviken
 Switzerland (SUI)
Alfred Kälin
Albert Giger
Alois Kälin
Eduard Hauser
1976 Innsbruck
details
 Finland (FIN)
Matti Pitkänen
Juha Mieto
Pertti Teurajärvi
Arto Koivisto
 Norway (NOR)
Pål Tyldum
Einar Sagstuen
Ivar Formo
Odd Martinsen
 Soviet Union (URS)
Yevgeny Belyayev
Nikolay Bazhukov
Sergey Savelyev
Ivan Garanin
1980 Lake Placid
details
 Soviet Union (URS)
Vasily Rochev
Nikolay Bazhukov
Yevgeny Belyayev
Nikolay Zimyatov
 Norway (NOR)
Lars-Erik Eriksen
Per Knut Aaland
Ove Aunli
Oddvar Brå
 Finland (FIN)
Harri Kirvesniemi
Pertti Teurajärvi
Matti Pitkänen
Juha Mieto
1984 Sarajevo
details
 Sweden (SWE)
Thomas Wassberg
Benny Kohlberg
Jan Ottosson
Gunde Svan
 Soviet Union (URS)
Alexander Batyuk
Alexander Zavyalov
Vladimir Nikitin
Nikolay Zimyatov
 Finland (FIN)
Kari Ristanen
Juha Mieto
Harri Kirvesniemi
Aki Karvonen
1988 Calgary
details
 Sweden (SWE)
Jan Ottosson
Thomas Wassberg
Gunde Svan
Torgny Mogren
 Soviet Union (URS)
Vladimir Smirnov
Vladimir Sakhnov
Mikhail Devyatyarov
Alexey Prokurorov
 Czechoslovakia (TCH)
Radim Nyč
Václav Korunka
Pavel Benc
Ladislav Švanda
1992 Albertville
details
 Norway (NOR)
Terje Langli
Vegard Ulvang
Kristen Skjeldal
Bjørn Dæhlie
 Italy (ITA)
Giuseppe Pulie
Marco Albarello
Giorgio Vanzetta
Silvio Fauner
 Finland (FIN)
Mika Kuusisto
Harri Kirvesniemi
Jari Räsänen
Jari Isometsä
1994 Lillehammer
details
 Italy (ITA)
Maurilio De Zolt
Marco Albarello
Giorgio Vanzetta
Silvio Fauner
 Norway (NOR)
Sture Sivertsen
Vegard Ulvang
Thomas Alsgaard
Bjørn Dæhlie
 Finland (FIN)
Mika Myllylä
Harri Kirvesniemi
Jari Räsänen
Jari Isometsä
1998 Nagano
details
 Norway (NOR)
Sture Sivertsen
Erling Jevne
Bjørn Dæhlie
Thomas Alsgaard
 Italy (ITA)
Marco Albarello
Fulvio Valbusa
Fabio Maj
Silvio Fauner
 Finland (FIN)
Harri Kirvesniemi
Mika Myllylä
Sami Repo
Jari Isometsä
2002 Salt Lake City
details
 Norway (NOR)
Anders Aukland
Frode Estil
Kristen Skjeldal
Thomas Alsgaard
 Italy (ITA)
Fabio Maj
Giorgio Di Centa
Pietro Piller Cottrer
Cristian Zorzi
 Germany (GER)
Jens Filbrich
Andreas Schlütter
Tobias Angerer
René Sommerfeldt
2006 Turin
details
 Italy (ITA)
Fulvio Valbusa
Giorgio Di Centa
Pietro Piller Cottrer
Cristian Zorzi
 Germany (GER)
Andreas Schlütter
Jens Filbrich
René Sommerfeldt
Tobias Angerer
 Sweden (SWE)
Mats Larsson
Johan Olsson
Anders Södergren
Mathias Fredriksson
2010 Vancouver
details
 Sweden (SWE)
Daniel Richardsson
Johan Olsson
Anders Södergren
Marcus Hellner
 Norway (NOR)
Martin Johnsrud Sundby
Odd-Bjørn Hjelmeset
Lars Berger
Petter Northug
 Czech Republic (CZE)
Martin Jakš
Lukáš Bauer
Jiří Magál
Martin Koukal
2014 Sochi
details
 Sweden (SWE)
Lars Nelson
Daniel Richardsson
Johan Olsson
Marcus Hellner
 Russia (RUS)
Dmitry Japarov
Alexander Bessmertnykh
Alexander Legkov
Maxim Vylegzhanin
 France (FRA)
Jean-Marc Gaillard
Maurice Manificat
Robin Duvillard
Ivan Perrillat Boiteux

Combined/double pursuit/Skiathlon[edit]

Games Gold Silver Bronze
10 km classical; then 15 km freestyle
1992 Albertville
details
Bjørn Dæhlie
 Norway
Vegard Ulvang
 Norway
Giorgio Vanzetta
 Italy
1994 Lillehammer
details
Bjørn Dæhlie
 Norway
Vladimir Smirnov
 Kazakhstan
Silvio Fauner
 Italy
1998 Nagano
details
Thomas Alsgaard
 Norway
Bjørn Dæhlie
 Norway
Vladimir Smirnov
 Kazakhstan
10 km classical; then 10 km freestyle
2002 Salt Lake City
details
Thomas Alsgaard
 Norway
Frode Estil
 Norway
none awarded Per Elofsson
 Sweden
15 km classical; then 15 km freestyle
2006 Turin
details
Yevgeny Dementyev
 Russia
Frode Estil
 Norway
Pietro Piller Cottrer
 Italy
2010 Vancouver
details
Marcus Hellner
 Sweden
Tobias Angerer
 Germany
Johan Olsson
 Sweden
2014 Sochi
details
Dario Cologna
 Switzerland
Marcus Hellner
 Sweden
Martin Johnsrud Sundby
 Norway

Individual sprint[edit]

Games Gold Silver Bronze
2002 Salt Lake City
details
Tor Arne Hetland
 Norway
Peter Schlickenrieder
 Germany
Cristian Zorzi
 Italy
2006 Turin
details
Björn Lind
 Sweden
Roddy Darragon
 France
Thobias Fredriksson
 Sweden
2010 Vancouver
details
Nikita Kriukov
 Russia
Alexander Panzhinskiy
 Russia
Petter Northug
 Norway
2014 Sochi
details
Ola Vigen Hattestad
 Norway
Teodor Peterson
 Sweden
Emil Jönsson
 Sweden

Team sprint[edit]

Games Gold Silver Bronze
2006 Turin
details
Thobias Fredriksson
and Björn Lind
 Sweden
Jens Arne Svartedal
and Tor Arne Hetland
 Norway
Ivan Alypov
and Vasili Rotchev
 Russia
2010 Vancouver
details
Øystein Pettersen
and Petter Northug
 Norway
Tim Tscharnke
and Axel Teichmann
 Germany
Nikolay Morilov
and Alexey Petukhov
 Russia
2014 Sochi
details
Iivo Niskanen
and Sami Jauhojärvi
 Finland
Maxim Vylegzhanin
and Nikita Kriukov
 Russia
Emil Jönsson
and Teodor Peterson
 Sweden

Women[edit]

10 km[edit]

Games Gold Silver Bronze
1952 Oslo
details
Lydia Wideman
 Finland
Mirja Hietamies
 Finland
Siiri Rantanen
 Finland
1956 Cortina d'Ampezzo
details
Lyubov Kozyreva
 Soviet Union
Radya Yeroshina
 Soviet Union
Sonja Edström
 Sweden
1960 Squaw Valley
details
Maria Gusakova
 Soviet Union
Lyubov Kozyreva
 Soviet Union
Radya Yeroshina
 Soviet Union
1964 Innsbruck
details
Klavdiya Boyarskikh
 Soviet Union
Yevdokiya Mekshilo
 Soviet Union
Maria Gusakova
 Soviet Union
1968 Grenoble
details
Toini Gustafsson
 Sweden
Berit Mørdre Lammedal
 Norway
Inger Aufles
 Norway
1972 Sapporo
details
Galina Kulakova
 Soviet Union
Alevtina Olyunina
 Soviet Union
Marjatta Kajosmaa
 Finland
1976 Innsbruck
details
Raisa Smetanina
 Soviet Union
Helena Takalo
 Finland
Galina Kulakova
 Soviet Union
1980 Lake Placid
details
Barbara Petzold
 East Germany
Hilkka Riihivuori
 Finland
Helena Takalo
 Finland
1984 Sarajevo
details
Marja-Liisa Hämäläinen
 Finland
Raisa Smetanina
 Soviet Union
Britt Pettersen
 Norway
1988 Calgary
details
Vida Vencienė
 Soviet Union
Raisa Smetanina
 Soviet Union
Marjo Matikainen
 Finland
1992-1998 Not included in the Olympic program
2002 Salt Lake City
details
Bente Skari
 Norway
Yuliya Chepalova
 Russia
Stefania Belmondo
 Italy
2006 Turin
details
Kristina Šmigun-Vähi
 Estonia
Marit Bjørgen
 Norway
Hilde G. Pedersen
 Norway
2010 Vancouver
details
Charlotte Kalla
 Sweden
Kristina Šmigun-Vähi
 Estonia
Marit Bjørgen
 Norway
2014 Sochi
details
Justyna Kowalczyk
 Poland
Charlotte Kalla
 Sweden
Therese Johaug
 Norway

3x5 km and 4x5 km relay[edit]

Games Gold Silver Bronze
3x5 km relay
1956 Cortina d'Ampezzo
details
 Finland (FIN)
Sirkka Polkunen
Mirja Hietamies
Siiri Rantanen
 Soviet Union (URS)
Lyubov Kozyreva
Alevtina Kolchina
Radya Yeroshina
 Sweden (SWE)
Irma Johansson
Anna-Lisa Eriksson
Sonja Edström
1960 Squaw Valley
details
 Sweden (SWE)
Irma Johansson
Britt Strandberg
Sonja Ruthström-Edström
 Soviet Union (URS)
Lyubov Kozyreva
Maria Gusakova
Radya Yeroshina
 Finland (FIN)
Siiri Rantanen
Eeva Ruoppa
Toini Pöysti
1964 Innsbruck
details
 Soviet Union (URS)
Alevtina Kolchina
Yevdokiya Mekshilo
Klavdiya Boyarskikh
 Sweden (SWE)
Barbro Martinsson
Britt Strandberg
Toini Gustafsson
 Finland (FIN)
Senja Pusula
Toini Pöysti
Mirja Lehtonen
1968 Grenoble
details
 Norway (NOR)
Inger Aufles
Babben Enger Damon
Berit Mørdre Lammedal
 Sweden (SWE)
Britt Strandberg
Toini Gustafsson
Barbro Martinsson
 Soviet Union (URS)
Alevtina Kolchina
Rita Achkina
Galina Kulakova
1972 Sapporo
details
 Soviet Union (URS)
Lyubov Mukhachyova
Alevtina Olyunina
Galina Kulakova
 Finland (FIN)
Helena Takalo
Hilkka Riihivuori
Marjatta Kajosmaa
 Norway (NOR)
Inger Aufles
Åslaug Dahl
Berit Mørdre
4x5 km relay
1976 Innsbruck
details
 Soviet Union (URS)
Nina Fyodorova
Zinaida Amosova
Raisa Smetanina
Galina Kulakova
 Finland (FIN)
Liisa Suihkonen
Marjatta Kajosmaa
Hilkka Riihivuori
Helena Takalo
 East Germany (GDR)
Monika Debertshäuser
Sigrun Krause
Barbara Petzold
Veronika Hesse
1980 Lake Placid
details
 East Germany (GDR)
Marlies Rostock
Carola Anding
Veronika Schmidt
Barbara Petzold
 Soviet Union (URS)
Nina Fyodorova
Nina Rocheva
Galina Kulakova
Raisa Smetanina
 Norway (NOR)
Britt Pettersen
Anette Bøe
Marit Myrmæl
Berit Aunli
1984 Sarajevo
details
 Norway (NOR)
Inger Helene Nybråten
Anne Jahren
Britt Pettersen
Berit Aunli
 Czechoslovakia (TCH)
Dagmar Švubová
Blanka Paulů
Gabriela Svobodová
Květa Jeriová
 Finland (FIN)
Pirkko Määttä
Eija Hyytiäinen
Marjo Matikainen
Marja-Liisa Kirvesniemi
1988 Calgary
details
 Soviet Union (URS)
Svetlana Nageykina
Nina Gavrilyuk
Tamara Tikhonova
Anfisa Reztsova
 Norway (NOR)
Trude Dybendahl
Marit Wold
Anne Jahren
Marianne Dahlmo
 Finland (FIN)
Pirkko Määttä
Marja-Liisa Kirvesniemi
Marjo Matikainen
Jaana Savolainen
1992 Albertville
details
 Unified Team (EUN)
Yelena Välbe
Raisa Smetanina
Larisa Lazutina
Lyubov Yegorova
 Norway (NOR)
Solveig Pedersen
Inger Helene Nybråten
Trude Dybendahl
Elin Nilsen
 Italy (ITA)
Bice Vanzetta
Manuela Di Centa
Gabriella Paruzzi
Stefania Belmondo
1994 Lillehammer
details
 Russia (RUS)
Yelena Välbe
Larisa Lazutina
Nina Gavrilyuk
Lyubov Yegorova
 Norway (NOR)
Trude Dybendahl
Inger Helene Nybråten
Elin Nilsen
Anita Moen
 Italy (ITA)
Bice Vanzetta
Manuela Di Centa
Gabriella Paruzzi
Stefania Belmondo
1998 Nagano
details
 Russia (RUS)
Nina Gavrilyuk
Olga Danilova
Yelena Välbe
Larisa Lazutina
 Norway (NOR)
Bente Martinsen
Marit Mikkelsplass
Elin Nilsen
Anita Moen-Guidon
 Italy (ITA)
Karin Moroder
Gabriella Paruzzi
Manuela Di Centa
Stefania Belmondo
2002 Salt Lake City
details
 Germany (GER)
Manuela Henkel
Viola Bauer
Claudia Künzel
Evi Sachenbacher-Stehle
 Norway (NOR)
Marit Bjørgen
Bente Skari
Hilde Gjermundshaug Pedersen
Anita Moen
 Switzerland (SUI)
Andrea Huber
Laurence Rochat
Brigitte Albrecht-Loretan
Natascia Leonardi Cortesi
2006 Turin
details
 Russia (RUS)
Natalia Baranova-Masalkina
Larisa Kurkina
Yuliya Chepalova
Yevgeniya Medvedeva
 Germany (GER)
Stefanie Böhler
Viola Bauer
Evi Sachenbacher-Stehle
Claudia Künzel
 Italy (ITA)
Arianna Follis
Gabriella Paruzzi
Antonella Confortola
Sabina Valbusa
2010 Vancouver
details
 Norway (NOR)
Vibeke Skofterud
Therese Johaug
Kristin Størmer Steira
Marit Bjørgen
 Germany (GER)
Katrin Zeller
Evi Sachenbacher-Stehle
Miriam Gössner
Claudia Nystad
 Finland (FIN)
Pirjo Muranen
Virpi Kuitunen
Riitta-Liisa Roponen
Aino-Kaisa Saarinen
2014 Sochi
details
 Sweden (SWE)
Anna Haag
Ida Ingemarsdotter
Charlotte Kalla
Emma Wikén
 Finland (FIN)
Anne Kyllönen
Krista Lähteenmäki
Kerttu Niskanen
Aino-Kaisa Saarinen
 Germany (GER)
Stefanie Böhler
Nicole Fessel
Denise Herrmann
Claudia Nystad

20 and 30 km[edit]

Games Gold Silver Bronze
20 km
1984 Sarajevo
details
Marja-Liisa Kirvesniemi
 Finland
Raisa Smetanina
 Soviet Union
Anne Jahren
 Norway
1988 Calgary
details
Tamara Tikhonova
 Soviet Union
Anfisa Reztsova
 Soviet Union
Raisa Smetanina
 Soviet Union
30 km
1992 Albertville
details
Stefania Belmondo
 Italy
Lyubov Yegorova
 Unified Team
Yelena Välbe
 Unified Team
1994 Lillehammer
details
Manuela Di Centa
 Italy
Marit Wold
 Norway
Marja-Liisa Kirvesniemi
 Finland
1998 Nagano
details
Yuliya Chepalova
 Russia
Stefania Belmondo
 Italy
Larisa Lazutina
 Russia
2002 Salt Lake City
details
Gabriella Paruzzi
 Italy
Stefania Belmondo
 Italy
Bente Skari
 Norway
2006 Turin
details
Kateřina Neumannová
 Czech Republic
Yuliya Chepalova
 Russia
Justyna Kowalczyk
 Poland
2010 Vancouver
details
Justyna Kowalczyk
 Poland
Marit Bjørgen
 Norway
Aino-Kaisa Saarinen
 Finland
2014 Sochi
details
Marit Bjørgen
 Norway
Therese Johaug
 Norway
Kristin Størmer Steira
 Norway

Combined/double pursuit/Skiathlon[edit]

Games Gold Silver Bronze
5 km classical; then 10 km freestyle
1992 Albertville
details
Lyubov Yegorova
 Unified Team
Stefania Belmondo
 Italy
Yelena Välbe
 Unified Team
1994 Lillehammer
details
Lyubov Yegorova
 Russia
Manuela Di Centa
 Italy
Stefania Belmondo
 Italy
1998 Nagano
details
Larisa Lazutina
 Russia
Olga Danilova
 Russia
Kateřina Neumannová
 Czech Republic
5 km classical; then 5 km freestyle
2002 Salt Lake City
details
Beckie Scott
 Canada
Kateřina Neumannová
 Czech Republic
Viola Bauer
 Germany
7.5 km classical; then 7.5 km freestyle
2006 Turin
details
Kristina Šmigun
 Estonia
Kateřina Neumannová
 Czech Republic
Yevgeniya Medvedeva
 Russia
2010 Vancouver
details
Marit Bjørgen
 Norway
Anna Haag
 Sweden
Justyna Kowalczyk
 Poland
2014 Sochi
details
Marit Bjørgen
 Norway
Charlotte Kalla
 Sweden
Heidi Weng
 Norway

Individual sprint[edit]

Games Gold Silver Bronze
2002 Salt Lake City
details
Yuliya Chepalova
 Russia
Evi Sachenbacher
 Germany
Anita Moen
 Norway
2006 Turin
details
Chandra Crawford
 Canada
Claudia Künzel
 Germany
Alyona Sidko
 Russia
2010 Vancouver
details
Marit Bjørgen
 Norway
Justyna Kowalczyk
 Poland
Petra Majdič
 Slovenia
2014 Sochi
details
Maiken Caspersen Falla
 Norway
Ingvild Flugstad Østberg
 Norway
Vesna Fabjan
 Slovenia

Team sprint[edit]

Games Gold Silver Bronze
2006 Turin
details
Lina Andersson
and Anna Dahlberg
 Sweden
Sara Renner
and Beckie Scott
 Canada
Aino Kaisa Saarinen
and Virpi Kuitunen
 Finland
2010 Vancouver
details
Evi Sachenbacher-Stehle
and Claudia Nystad
 Germany
Charlotte Kalla
and Anna Haag
 Sweden
Irina Khazova
and Natalya Korostelyova
 Russia
2014 Sochi
details
Ingvild Flugstad Østberg
and Marit Bjørgen
 Norway
Aino-Kaisa Saarinen
and Kerttu Niskanen
 Finland
Ida Ingemarsdotter
and Stina Nilsson
 Sweden

Discontinued[edit]

Men's 10 km[edit]

This event ran from 1992 to 1998 to replace the 15 km event before it was replaced by the 15 km event for the 2002 Winter Olympics.

Games Gold Silver Bronze
1992 Albertville
details
Vegard Ulvang
 Norway
Marco Albarello
 Italy
Christer Majbäck
 Sweden
1994 Lillehammer
details
Bjørn Dæhlie
 Norway
Vladimir Smirnov
 Kazakhstan
Marco Albarello
 Italy
1998 Nagano
details
Bjørn Dæhlie
 Norway
Markus Gandler
 Austria
Mika Myllylä
 Finland

Men's 30 km[edit]

This event ran from 1956 to 2002 and was replaced by a 30 km double pursuit (15 km classical + 15 km freestyle) for the 2006 Winter Olympics.

Games Gold Silver Bronze
1956 Cortina d'Ampezzo
details
Veikko Hakulinen
 Finland
Sixten Jernberg
 Sweden
Pavel Kolchin
 Soviet Union
1960 Squaw Valley
details
Sixten Jernberg
 Sweden
Rolf Rämgård
 Sweden
Nikolay Anikin
 Soviet Union
1964 Innsbruck
details
Eero Mäntyranta
 Finland
Harald Grønningen
 Norway
Igor Voronchikhin
 Soviet Union
1968 Grenoble
details
Franco Nones
 Italy
Odd Martinsen
 Norway
Eero Mäntyranta
 Finland
1972 Sapporo
details
Vyacheslav Vedenin
 Soviet Union
Pål Tyldum
 Norway
Johs Harviken
 Norway
1976 Innsbruck
details
Sergey Savelyev
 Soviet Union
Bill Koch
 United States
Ivan Garanin
 Soviet Union
1980 Lake Placid
details
Nikolay Zimyatov
 Soviet Union
Vassily Rochev
 Soviet Union
Ivan Lebanov
 Bulgaria
1984 Sarajevo
details
Nikolay Zimyatov
 Soviet Union
Alexander Zavyalov
 Soviet Union
Gunde Svan
 Sweden
1988 Calgary
details
Alexey Prokurorov
 Soviet Union
Vladimir Smirnov
 Soviet Union
Vegard Ulvang
 Norway
1992 Albertville
details
Vegard Ulvang
 Norway
Bjørn Dæhlie
 Norway
Terje Langli
 Norway
1994 Lillehammer
details
Thomas Alsgaard
 Norway
Bjørn Dæhlie
 Norway
Mika Myllylä
 Finland
1998 Nagano
details
Mika Myllylä
 Finland
Erling Jevne
 Norway
Silvio Fauner
 Italy
2002 Salt Lake City
details
Christian Hoffmann
 Austria
Mikhail Botvinov
 Austria
Kristen Skjeldal
 Norway

Women's 5 km[edit]

The 5 km event ran from 1964 to 1998 before being replaced by the 10 km event, which was being reintroduced after the 10 km had been discontinued following the 1988 Winter Olympics.

Games Gold Silver Bronze
1964 Innsbruck
details
Klavdiya Boyarskikh
 Soviet Union
Mirja Lehtonen
 Finland
Alevtina Kolchina
 Soviet Union
1968 Grenoble
details
Toini Gustafsson
 Sweden
Galina Kulakova
 Soviet Union
Alevtina Kolchina
 Soviet Union
1972 Sapporo
details
Galina Kulakova
 Soviet Union
Marjatta Kajosmaa
 Finland
Helena Šikolová
 Czechoslovakia
1976 Innsbruck
details
Helena Takalo
 Finland
Raisa Smetanina
 Soviet Union
Nina Fyodorova
 Soviet Union
1980 Lake Placid
details
Raisa Smetanina
 Soviet Union
Hilkka Riihivuori
 Finland
Květa Jeriová
 Czechoslovakia
1984 Sarajevo
details
Marja-Liisa Hämäläinen
 Finland
Berit Aunli
 Norway
Květa Jeriová
 Czechoslovakia
1988 Calgary
details
Marjo Matikainen
 Finland
Tamara Tikhonova
 Soviet Union
Vida Vencienė
 Soviet Union
1992 Albertville
details
Marjut Lukkarinen
 Finland
Lyubov Yegorova
 Unified Team
Yelena Välbe
 Unified Team
1994 Lillehammer
details
Lyubov Yegorova
 Russia
Manuela Di Centa
 Italy
Marja-Liisa Kirvesniemi
 Finland
1998 Nagano
details
Larisa Lazutina
 Russia
Kateřina Neumannová
 Czech Republic
Bente Martinsen
 Norway

Women's 15 km[edit]

This event ran from 1992 to 2002 and was replaced by a 15 km double pursuit (7.5 km classical + 7.5 km freestyle) for the 2006 Winter Olympics.

Games Gold Silver Bronze
1992 Albertville
details
Lyubov Yegorova
 Unified Team
Marjut Lukkarinen
 Finland
Yelena Välbe
 Unified Team
1994 Lillehammer
details
Manuela Di Centa
 Italy
Lyubov Yegorova
 Russia
Nina Gavrilyuk
 Russia
1998 Nagano
details
Olga Danilova
 Russia
Larisa Lazutina
 Russia
Anita Moen-Guidon
 Norway
2002 Salt Lake City
details
Stefania Belmondo
 Italy
Kateřina Neumannová
 Czech Republic
Yuliya Chepalova
 Russia

Athlete medal leaders[edit]

Athlete Nation Gender Olympics Gold Silver Bronze Total
Dæhlie, BjørnBjørn Dæhlie  Norway (NOR) M 1992–1998 8 4 0 12
Bjørgen, MaritMarit Bjørgen  Norway (NOR) F 2002–2014 6 3 1 10
Smetanina, RaisaRaisa Smetanina  Soviet Union (URS)
 Unified Team (EUN)
F 1976–1992 4 5 1 10
Belmondo, StefaniaStefania Belmondo  Italy (ITA) F 1992–2002 2 3 5 10
Yegorova, LyubovLyubov Yegorova  Unified Team (EUN)
 Russia (RUS)
F 1992–1994 6 3 0 9
Jernberg, SixtenSixten Jernberg  Sweden (SWE) M 1956–1964 4 3 2 9
Kulakova, GalinaGalina Kulakova  Soviet Union (URS) F 1968–1980 4 2 2 8
Lazutina, LarisaLarisa Lazutina  Unified Team (EUN)
 Russia (RUS)
F 1992–1998 5 1 1 7
Hakulinen, VeikkoVeikko Hakulinen  Finland (FIN) M 1952–1960 3 3 1 7
Mäntyranta, EeroEero Mäntyranta  Finland (FIN) M 1960–1968 3 2 2 7
Kirvesniemi, Marja-LiisaMarja-Liisa Kirvesniemi  Finland (FIN) F 1984–1994 3 0 4 7
Välbe, YelenaYelena Välbe  Unified Team (EUN)
 Russia (RUS)
F 1992–1998 3 0 4 7
Di Centa, ManuelaManuela Di Centa  Italy (ITA) F 1992–1998 2 2 3 7
Smirnov, VladimirVladimir Smirnov  Soviet Union (URS)
 Kazakhstan (KAZ)
M 1988–1998 1 4 2 7

Medals per year[edit]

    = Countries that did not participate in the Olympic Winter Games in that year, or didn't exist at the time.
Key
  • Bolded numbers indicate the highest medal count at that year's Olympic Games.
Country 24 28 32 36 48 52 56 60 64 68 72 76 80 84 88 92 94 98 02 06 10 14 Total
 Austria (AUT) 2 2 1 5
 Bulgaria (BUL) 1 1
 Canada (CAN) 1 2 3
 Czech Republic (CZE)                                 2 2 3 2 9
 Czechoslovakia (TCH) 1 1 2 1             5
 East Germany (GDR)                   2 2               4
 Estonia (EST)                           3 3 1 7
 Finland (FIN) 1 3 2 2 8 4 5 6 3 3 5 6 8 3 3 5 3 1 2 3 76
 France (FRA) 1 1 2
 Germany (GER)                     5 4 5 1 15
 Italy (ITA) 1 1 8 9 4 6 4 1 34
 Kazakhstan (KAZ)                                 3 1 4
 Norway (NOR) 5 3 1 2 1 3 1 2 2 7 7 2 3 4 3 9 8 9 11 4 9 11 107
 Poland (POL) 1 3 1 5
 Russia (RUS)                                 5 8 4 7 4 5 33
 Slovenia (SLO)                               1 1 2
 Soviet Union (URS)             7 6 8 4 8 10 7 5 13               68
 Sweden (SWE) 3 2 5 6 1 6 5 5 5 1 1 1 5 2 1 1 1 5 7 11 74
 Switzerland (SUI) 1 1 1 1 1 2 7
 Unified Team (EUN)                               9             9
 United States (USA) 1 1
Year 24 28 32 36 48 52 56 60 64 68 72 76 80 84 88 92 94 98 02 06 10 14

Medal sweep events[edit]

These are events in which athletes from one NOC won all three medals.

Games Event NOC Gold Silver Bronze
1924 Chamonix Men's 50 Kilometers *  Norway (NOR) Thorleif Haug Thoralf Strømstad Johan Grøttumsbråten
1928 St. Moritz Men's 50 Kilometers  Sweden (SWE) Per-Erik Hedlund Gustaf Jonsson Volger Andersson
Men's 18 Kilometers  Norway (NOR) Johan Grøttumsbråten Ole Hegge Reidar Ødegaard
1936 Garmisch-Partenkirchen Men's 50 Kilometers *  Sweden (SWE) Elis Wiklund Axel Wikström Nils-Joel Englund
1948 St. Moritz Men's 18 Kilometers Martin Lundström Nils Östensson Gunnar Eriksson
1952 Oslo Women's 10 Kilometers  Finland (FIN) Lydia Wideman Mirja Hietamies Siiri Rantanen
1960 Squaw Valley Women's 10 Kilometers *  Soviet Union (URS) Maria Gusakova Lyubov Kozyreva Radya Yeroshina
1964 Innsbruck Women's 10 Kilometers Klavdiya Boyarskikh Yevdokiya Mekshilo Maria Gusakova
1988 Calgary Women's 20 Kilometers Tamara Tikhonova Anfisa Reztsova Raisa Smetanina
1992 Albertville Men's 30 Kilometers  Norway (NOR) Vegard Ulvang Bjørn Dæhlie Terje Langli
2014 Sochi Women's 30 Kilometers Marit Bjørgen Therese Johaug Kristin Størmer Steira
Men's 50 Kilometers  Russia (RUS) Alexander Legkov Maxim Vylegzhanin Ilia Chernousov
  • * In addition to sweeping the podium, the country also had the fourth place finisher.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

General
Specific
  1. ^ "Cross Country Skiing". International Olympic Committee. Retrieved 2009-03-29. 

External links[edit]