Cross-country skiing at the 1948 Winter Olympics – Men's 50 kilometre

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The 50 kilometre cross-country skiing event was part of the cross-country skiing at the 1948 Winter Olympics programme. It was the fifth appearance of the event. The competition was held on Friday, 6 February 1948. Twenty-eight cross-country skiers from nine nations competed. [1]

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Medalists

GoldSilverBronze
Nils Karlsson
Flag of Sweden.svg  Sweden
Harald Eriksson
Flag of Sweden.svg  Sweden
Benjamin Vanninen
Flag of Finland.svg  Finland

Results

PlaceCompetitorTime
1Flag of Sweden.svg  Nils Karlsson  (SWE)3'47:48
2Flag of Sweden.svg  Harald Eriksson  (SWE)3'52:20
3Flag of Finland.svg  Benjamin Vanninen  (FIN)3'57:28
4Flag of Finland.svg  Pekka Vanninen  (FIN)3'57:58
5Flag of Sweden.svg  Anders Törnkvist  (SWE)3'58:20
6Flag of Switzerland.svg  Edi Schild  (SUI)4'05:37
7Flag of Finland.svg  Pekka Kuvaja  (FIN)4'10:02
8Flag of Czechoslovakia.svg  Jaroslav Cardal  (TCH)4'14:34
9Flag of Norway.svg  Kristian Bjørn  (NOR)4'15:21
10Flag of Norway.svg  Martin Jære  (NOR)4'17:11
11Flag of Czechoslovakia.svg  František Balvín  (TCH)4'17:51
12Flag of Austria.svg  Josl Gstrein  (AUT)4'21:13
13Flag of Italy.svg  Christiano Rodeghiero  (ITA)4'24:12
14Flag of SFR Yugoslavia.svg  Jože Knific  (YUG)4'26:00
15Flag of SFR Yugoslavia.svg  Franc Smolej  (YUG)4'26:12
16Flag of SFR Yugoslavia.svg  Matevž Kordež  (YUG)4'27:25
17Flag of Switzerland.svg  Max Müller  (SUI)4'30:51
18Flag of Italy.svg  Silvio Confortola  (ITA)4'31:36
19Flag of Switzerland.svg  Louis Bourban  (SUI)4'33:50
20Flag of Czechoslovakia.svg  Jaroslav Zajíček  (TCH)4'44:35
Flag of Czechoslovakia.svg  Vít Fousek Sr.  (TCH)DNF
Flag of Italy.svg  Victor Borghi  (ITA)DNF
Flag of Norway.svg  Thorleif Vangen  (NOR)DNF
Flag of Italy.svg  Stefano Sommariva  (ITA)DNF
Flag of Sweden.svg  Arthur Herrdin  (SWE)DNF
Flag of Norway.svg  Leif Haugen  (NOR)DNF
Canadian Red Ensign (1921-1957).svg  Tom Dennie  (CAN)DNF
Flag of Finland.svg  Martti Sipilä  (FIN)DNF

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References

  1. "Cross Country Skiing at the 1948 Sankt Moritz Winter Games: Men's 50 kilometres". Sports Reference. Archived from the original on 17 April 2020. Retrieved 14 June 2019.