Users' questions

Which country has won the most Olympic medals in cross country skiing?

Which country has won the most Olympic medals in cross country skiing?

Since the first Games, a total of 95 biathlon gold medals and 351 cross-country titles have been awarded. Russia lead the overall biathlon medals table, while Norway top the cross-country standings.

Who won cross country Olympics?

Cross-country skiing at the 2022 Winter Olympics/Medalists

Is cross country skiing in the Olympics?

Cross-country skiing has been an Olympic sport ever since the first Winter Olympics were held in Chamonix, France in 1924.

Which cross-country skier won 5 medals at the 2010 Winter Olympics?

Bjørgen is also the most successful sprinter in Cross-Country World Cup history, with 29 victories. She headed the medal table at the 2010 Winter Olympics by winning five medals, including three gold.

Who was the host country of the Winter Olympics?

On 6 July 2011, Pyeongchang, South Korea, was selected to host the 2018 Winter Olympics over Munich, Germany, and Annecy, France.

What is the difference between classic and freestyle cross country skiing?

Freestyle skiing – also called skate skiing – means you generate speed on your skis by using the same motion as you would on roller blades or ice skates. Classical skiing is essentially walking with a glide between steps. To generate speed, you kick your front foot backwards and propel your other foot forward.

Which cross-country skier 15 medals at the 2010 Winter Olympics?

Men’s events

Event Gold
15 km freestyle Dario Cologna Switzerland 33:36.3
30 km pursuit Marcus Hellner Sweden 1:15:11.4
50 km classical Petter Northug Norway 2:05:35.5
4 × 10 km relay Sweden (SWE) Daniel Richardsson Johan Olsson Anders Södergren Marcus Hellner 1:45:05.4