Cross Country Skiing — 5 kilometres, Women (discontinued)

Times held 10
Total participants 341
Total countries 42

Participants

Year Event Status Participants NOCs
1964 5 kilometres, Women Olympic 32 11
1968 5 kilometres, Women Olympic 34 11
1972 5 kilometres, Women Olympic 43 12
1976 5 kilometres, Women Olympic 44 14
1980 5 kilometres, Women Olympic 38 12
1984 5 kilometres, Women Olympic 52 14
1988 5 kilometres, Classical, Women Olympic 55 17
1992 5 kilometres, Classical, Women Olympic 62 21
1994 5 kilometres, Classical, Women Olympic 62 19
1998 5 kilometres, Classical, Women Olympic 79 26

Medal winners

Year Gold Silver Bronze
1964 Klavdiya BoyarskikhURS Mirja LehtonenFIN Alevtina KolchinaURS
1968 Toini GustafssonSWE Galina KulakovaURS Alevtina KolchinaURS
1972 Galina KulakovaURS Marjatta KajosmaaFIN Helena ŠikolováTCH
1976 Helena TakaloFIN Raisa SmetaninaURS Nina BaldychevaURS
1980 Raisa SmetaninaURS Hilkka RiihivuoriFIN Květa JeriováTCH
1984 Marja-Liisa HämäläinenFIN Berit AunliNOR Květa JeriováTCH
1988 Marjo MatikainenFIN Tamara TikhonovaURS Vida VencienėURS
1992 Marjut LukkarinenFIN Lyubov YegorovaEUN Yelena VälbeEUN
1994 Lyubov YegorovaRUS Manuela Di CentaITA Marja-Liisa KirvesniemiFIN
1998 Larisa LazutinaRUS Kateřina NeumannováCZE Bente MartinsenNOR

Medals by country

NOC Gold Silver Bronze Total
Finland FIN 4 3 1 8
Soviet Union URS 3 3 4 10
Russian Federation RUS 2 0 0 2
Sweden SWE 1 0 0 1
Norway NOR 0 1 1 2
Unified Team EUN 0 1 1 2
Czech Republic CZE 0 1 0 1
Italy ITA 0 1 0 1
Czechoslovakia TCH 0 0 3 3

Top medallists

Athlete Nat Gold Silver Bronze Total
Galina Kulakova URS 1 1 0 2
Raisa Smetanina URS
EUN
1 1 0 2
Lyubov Yegorova RUS
EUN
1 1 0 2
Marja-Liisa Kirvesniemi-Hämäläinen FIN 1 0 1 2
Klavdiya Boyarskikh URS 1 0 0 1
Toini Gustafsson SWE 1 0 0 1
Helena Kivioja-Takalo FIN 1 0 0 1
Larisa Lazutina RUS
EUN
1 0 0 1
Marjut Rolig-Lukkarinen FIN 1 0 0 1
Marjo Matikainen FIN 1 0 0 1