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The Greatest Cross Country Skiers of All Time 

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Updated January 11, 2020 5.2k votes 972 voters 11.6k views 68 items

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
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Petter Northug is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Greatest Cross Country Skiers of All Time
Petter Northug Age: 33
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Bjørn Dæhli... is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Cross Country Skiers of All Time
Age: 52
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Marit Bjørgen is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest Cross Country Skiers of All Time
Marit Bjørgen Age: 39
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Gunde Svan is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest Cross Country Skiers of All Time
distefano added Age: 57
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Johannes Høsflot ... is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest Cross Country Skiers of All Time
Bentley added Johannes Høsflot Klæbo
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Therese Johaug is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest Cross Country Skiers of All Time
Bentley added Age: 31
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Thomas Wassberg is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest Cross Country Skiers of All Time
distefano added Age: 63
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Dario Cologna is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest Cross Country Skiers of All Time
Matt Schap added Age: 33
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Charlotte Kalla is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest Cross Country Skiers of All Time
distefano added Age: 32
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Stina Nilsson is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest Cross Country Skiers of All Time
Matt Schap added Age: 26
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Thomas Alsgaard is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Cross Country Skiers of All Time
distefano added Age: 47
12
Sixten Jernberg is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Cross Country Skiers of All Time
distefano added Dec. at 83 (1929-2012)
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Jessica Diggins is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest Cross Country Skiers of All Time
Matt Schap added Age: 24
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Justyna Kowalczyk is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest Cross Country Skiers of All Time
distefano added Age: 36
15
Alex Harvey is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest Cross Country Skiers of All Time
Age: 31
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Callum Watson is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest Cross Country Skiers of All Time
Age: 30
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Emil Iversen is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest Cross Country Skiers of All Time
Bentley added Emil Iversen
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Astrid Uhrenholdt Jacobs... is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest Cross Country Skiers of All Time
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Federico Pellegrino is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Cross Country Skiers of All Time
Bentley added Federico Pellegrino Age: 29
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Per Elofsson is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest Cross Country Skiers of All Time
distefano added Age: 42
21
Kikkan Randall is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Cross Country Skiers of All Time
Age: 37
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Jelena Välbe is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Cross Country Skiers of All Time
Liina Torri added Jelena Välbe
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Aino-Kaisa Saarinen is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest Cross Country Skiers of All Time
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Barbara Jezeršek is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Cross Country Skiers of All Time
Bentley added Barbara Jezeršek
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Torgny Mogren is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Cross Country Skiers of All Time
distefano added Age: 56