Cross-country skiing at the 1928 Winter Olympics – Men's 50 km

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The 50 kilometre cross-country skiing event was part of the cross-country skiing at the 1928 Winter Olympics programme. It was the second appearance of the event. The competition was held on Tuesday, February 14, 1928.

Forty-one cross-country skiers from eleven nations competed.

Medalists[edit]

Gold Silver Bronze
Per-Erik Hedlund
 Sweden
Gustaf Jonsson
 Sweden
Volger Andersson
 Sweden

Results[edit]

Hedlund's margin of victory is the largest in Olympic history (13 minutes, 27 seconds).

Place Competitor Time
1  Per-Erik Hedlund (SWE) 4'52:03
2  Gustaf Jonsson (SWE) 5'05:30
3  Volger Andersson (SWE) 5'05:46
4  Olav Kjelbotn (NOR) 5'14:22
5  Ole Hegge (NOR) 5'17:58
6  Tauno Lappalainen (FIN) 5'18:33
7  Anders Ström (SWE) 5'21:54
8  Johan Støa (NOR) 5'25:30
9  Martti Lappalainen (FIN) 5'30:09
10  Otto Wahl (GER) 5'34:02
11  Josef Německý (TCH) 5'35:46
12  Hans Bauer (GER) 5'36:21
13  Andrzej Krzeptowski (POL) 5'36:55
14  Franz Donth (TCH) 5'37:36
15  Walter Bussmann (SUI) 5'38:49
16  Fritz Pellkofer (GER) 5'41:00
17  Robert Wampfler (SUI) 5'42:40
18  Václav Fišera (TCH) 5'42:55
19  Józef Bujak (POL) 5'44:19
20  Matteo Demetz (ITA) 5'47:47
21  Ferdinando Glück (ITA) 5'49:52
22  Carlo Gouralouen (SUI) 5'55:09
23  Joško Janša (YUG) 5'58:09
24  Minoru Nagata (JPN) 6'02:24
25  Akira Takahashi (JPN) 6'05:25
26  Sakuta Takebushi (JPN) 6'05:50
27  Franciszek Kawa (POL) 6'11:08
28  Stane Kmet (YUG) 6'32:07
29  Janko Janša (YUG) 6'34:59
30  Stane Bervar (YUG) 6'46:48
 Adiel Paananen (FIN) DNF
 Matti Raivio (FIN) DNF
 André Médy (FRA) DNF
 Henri Milan (FRA) DNF
 Evariste Prat (FRA) DNF
 Jean Tournier (FRA) DNF
 Takeharu Aso (JPN) DNF
 John Røen (NOR) DNF
 Stanisław Wilczyński (POL) DNF
 Hans Zeier (SUI) DNF
 Josef Feistauer (TCH) DNF

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