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Cross Country Skiing at the 1948 Sankt Moritz Winter Games

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Host City: Sankt Moritz, Switzerland
Date Started: January 31, 1948
Date Finished: January 31, 1948
Events: 3

Participants: 106 (106 men and 0 women) from 15 countries
Youngest Participant: FRA Gérard Perrier (20 years, 30 days)
Oldest Participant: YUG Franc Smolej (39 years, 114 days)
Most Medals (Athlete): 3 athletes with 2 medals
Most Medals (Country): SWE Sweden (6 medals)


The schedule was the same as in 1936, with three men’s events – 18 km, 50 km, and a relay. This was also the program that had become standard at the World Championships. The events were dominated in 1948 by Sweden, which won all three gold medals, and six of nine medals, from a possible seven.