Winter Sports The Greatest Cross Country Skiers of All Time  

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List Rules Any athlete to ever compete in cross country skiing, active or inactive, living or dead

A list of the greatest cross country skiers of all time, ranked by standings and the amount of medals received. Cross country skiing is a popular winter sport in which athletes propel themselves across snowy terrains at fast speeds. It is most popular in Northern Europe, Canada and Alaska due to the ideal weather conditions. These are the greatest cross country skiers in the world, including past and present Olympic champions and winners of other contests in which athletes participate.
list ordered by

1
265 114
Petter Northug is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Greatest Cross Country Skiers of All Time

2
196 76
Marit Bjørgen is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Cross Country Skiers of All Time

3
243 107
Bjørn Dæhlie is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest Cross Country Skiers of All Time

4
114 50
Gunde Svan is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest Cross Country Skiers of All Time
distefano added age 57

5
62 46
Thomas Wassberg is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest Cross Country Skiers of All Time
distefano added age 63

6
78 65
Charlotte Kalla is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest Cross Country Skiers of All Time
distefano added age 32

7
52 44
Therese Johaug is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest Cross Country Skiers of All Time
Bentley added age 31

8
39 30
Stina Nilsson is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest Cross Country Skiers of All Time
Matt Schap added age 26

9
46 40
Sixten Jernberg is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest Cross Country Skiers of All Time
distefano added Dec. at 83 (1929-2012)

10
46 44
Thomas Alsgaard is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest Cross Country Skiers of All Time
distefano added age 47

11
11 3
Johannes Høsflot Klæbo is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Cross Country Skiers of All Time
Bentley added Johannes Høsflot Klæbo

12
32 29
Dario Cologna is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Cross Country Skiers of All Time
Matt Schap added age 33

13
41 50
Astrid Uhrenholdt Jacobsen is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest Cross Country Skiers of All Time

14
33 42
Justyna Kowalczyk is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest Cross Country Skiers of All Time
distefano added age 36

15
22 28
Jessica Diggins is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest Cross Country Skiers of All Time
Matt Schap added age 24

16
24 31
Per Elofsson is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest Cross Country Skiers of All Time
distefano added age 42

17
14 17
Jelena Välbe is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest Cross Country Skiers of All Time
Liina Torri added Jelena Välbe

18
20 26
Torgny Mogren is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest Cross Country Skiers of All Time
distefano added age 56

19
14 18
Callum Watson is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Cross Country Skiers of All Time
age 30

20
1 0
Lucas Chanavat is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest Cross Country Skiers of All Time
Bentley added Lucas Chanavat

21
1 0
Barbara Jezeršek is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Cross Country Skiers of All Time
Bentley added Barbara Jezeršek

22
26 37
Aino-Kaisa Saarinen is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Cross Country Skiers of All Time

23
1 1
Alexander Bolshunov is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest Cross Country Skiers of All Time
Bentley added Alexander Bolshunov

24
1 1
Emil Iversen is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Cross Country Skiers of All Time
Bentley added Emil Iversen

25
18 26
Kikkan Randall is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Cross Country Skiers of All Time