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Men's Olympic Cross Country Skiing

Multiple gold medals (including relays): Bjorn Daehlie (8); Thomas Alsgaard (5), Sixten Jernberg, Gunde Svan, Thomas Wassberg and Nikolai Zimyatov (4); Veikko Hakulinen, Eero Mäntyranta, Marcus Hellner, and Vegard Ulvang (3); Hallgeir Brenden, Harald Grönningen, Jan Ottosson, Thorleif Haug, Kristen Skjeldal, Päl Tyldum, Vyacheslav Vedenine, Giorgio Di Centa, Frode Estil, Bjorn Lind, Peter Northug, Andrus Veerpalu, Dario Cologna, Daniel Richardsson, Johan Olsson (2).

Multiple gold medals (including Nordic Combined): Johan Gröttumsbråten and Thorleif Haug (3).

1.5-kilometer Sprint

New event in 2002.

Year  Time
2002Tor Arne Hetland, NOR2:56.9
2006Bjoern Lind, SWE2:26.5
2010 Nikita Kriukov, RUS Final
2014 Ola Vigen Hattestad 3:28.35

Team Sprint

Year  Time
2006Sweden17:02.9
2010 Norway Final
2014 Finland 23:14.89

10 kilometers

Held as a classical event.

Year  Time
1992 Vegard Ulvang, NOR 27:36.0
1994 Bjorn Daehlie, NOR 24:20.1
1998Bjorn Daehlie, NOR27:24.5
2002 Not held 

Combined Pursuit

From 1992-98 the pursuit included a 10-km classical race and a 15-km freestyle race contested on separate days. In 2002, the pursuit was shortened to two 5-kilometer races held on the same day. Starting in 2006, the pursuit included a 15-km classical race plus a 15-km mass start.

Year  Time
1992 Bjorn Daehlie, NOR 1:05:37.9
1994 Bjorn Daehlie, NOR 1:00:08.8
1998Thomas Alsgaard, NOR1:07:01.7
2002Johann Muehlegg, SPA49:20.4
2006 Eugeni Dementiev, RUS 1:17:01.4
2010 Marcus Hellner, SWE 1:15:11.4
2014 Dario Cologna, SUI 1:08:15.4

15 kilometers

Held over 18 kilometers from 1924-52. Held as a classical event from 1956-88, and since 2002. Replaced by the 15-km combined pursuit (1992-98).

Year  Time
1924 Thorleif Haug, NOR 1:14:31.0
1928 Johan Gröttumsbråten, NOR 1:37:01.0
1932 Sven Utterström, SWE 1:23:07.0
1936 Erik-August Larsson, SWE 1:14:38.0
1948 Martin Lundström, SWE 1:13:50.0
1952 Hallgeir Brenden, NOR 1:01:34.0
1956 Hallgeir Brenden, NOR 49:39.0
1960 Hakon Brusveen, NOR 51:55.5
1964 Eero Mäntyranta, FIN 50:54.1
1968 Harald Grönningen, NOR 47:54.2
1972 Sven-Ake Lundback, SWE 45:28.24
1976 Nikolai Bazhukov, USSR 43:58.47
1980 Thomas Wassberg, SWE 41:57.63
1984 Gunde Svan, SWE 41:25.6
1988 Mikhail Devyatyarov, USSR 41:18.9
1992-98 Not held 
2002Andrus Veerpalu, EST37:07.4
2006 Andrus Veerpalu, EST 38:01.3
2010 Dario Cologna, SUI 33:36.3
2014 Dario Cologna, SUI 38:29.7

50 kilometers

Held as a classical event from 1924-94, and since 2002. Held as a freestyle event in 1998.

Year  Time
1924 Thorleif Haug, NOR 3:44:32.0
1928 Per Erik Hedlund, SWE 4:52:03.0
1932 Veli Saarinen, FIN 4:28:00.0
1936 Elis Wiklund, SWE 3:30:11.0
1948 Nils Karlsson, SWE 3:47:48.0
1952 Veikko Hakulinen, FIN 3:33:33.0
1956 Sixten Jernberg, SWE 2:50:27.0
1960 Kalevi Hämäläinen, FIN 2:59:06.3
1964 Sixten Jernberg, SWE 2:43:52.6
1968 Ole Ellefsaeter, NOR 2:28:45.8
1972 Päl Tyldum, NOR 2:43:14.75
1976 Ivar Formo, NOR 2:37:30.05
1980 Nikolai Zimyatov, USSR 2:27:24.60
1984 Thomas Wassberg, SWE 2:15:55.8 
1988 Gunde Svan, SWE 2:04:30.9 
1992 Bjorn Daehlie, NOR 2:03:41.5 
1994 Vladimir Smirnov, KAZ 2:07:20.3 
1998 Bjorn Daehlie, NOR2:05:08.2 
2002Mikhail Ivanov, RUS*2:06:20.8 
2006Giorgio di Centa, ITA2:06:11.8 
2010 Peter Northug, NOR 2:05:35.5 
2014 Alexander Legkov, RUS 1:46:55.2
*Ivanov finished second to Johann Muehlegg of Spain, who was disqualified for failing a drug test.

4x10-kilometer Mixed Relay

Two classical and two freestyle legs.

Year  Time
1936 Finland 2:41:33.0
1948 Sweden 2:32:08.0
1952 Finland 2:20:16.0
1956 Soviet Union 2:15:30.0
1960 Finland 2:18:45.6
1964 Sweden 2:18:34.6
1968 Norway 2:08:33.5
1972 Soviet Union 2:04:47.94
1976 Finland 2:07:59.72
1980 Soviet Union 1:57:03.46
1984 Sweden 1:55:06.3
1988 Sweden 1:43:58.6
1992 Norway 1:39:26.0
1994 Italy 1:41:15.0
1998Norway1:40:55.7
2002Norway1:32:45.5
2006Italy1:43:45.7
2010 Sweden 1:45:05.4
2014 Sweden 1:28:42.0

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