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
133 45
Marit Bjørgen is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Greatest Cross Country Skiers of All Time

2
184 76
Petter Northug is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Cross Country Skiers of All Time

3
186 78
Bjørn Dæhlie is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest Cross Country Skiers of All Time

4
68 27
Gunde Svan is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest Cross Country Skiers of All Time
distefano added age 56

5
44 22
Thomas Wassberg is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest Cross Country Skiers of All Time
distefano added age 62

6
54 36
Charlotte Kalla is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest Cross Country Skiers of All Time
distefano added age 31

7
17 7
Dario Cologna is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest Cross Country Skiers of All Time
Matt Schap added age 32

8
28 21
Sixten Jernberg is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest Cross Country Skiers of All Time
distefano added Died at 83 (1929-2012)

9
28 22
Thomas Alsgaard is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest Cross Country Skiers of All Time
distefano added age 46

10
27 22
Justyna Kowalczyk is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest Cross Country Skiers of All Time
distefano added age 35

11
23 18
Aino-Kaisa Saarinen is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Cross Country Skiers of All Time

12
11 8
Jessica Diggins is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Cross Country Skiers of All Time
Matt Schap added age 24

13
10 7
Stina Nilsson is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest Cross Country Skiers of All Time
Matt Schap added age 25

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

15
5 4
Krista Lahteenmaki is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest Cross Country Skiers of All Time
Matt Schap added age 28

16
3 2
Jelena Välbe is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest Cross Country Skiers of All Time
Liina Torri added Jelena Välbe

17
10 11
Kikkan Randall is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest Cross Country Skiers of All Time

18
12 14
Per Elofsson is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest Cross Country Skiers of All Time
distefano added age 41

19
26 31
Astrid Uhrenholdt Jacobsen is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Cross Country Skiers of All Time

20
1 2
Jelena Välbe is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest Cross Country Skiers of All Time
Liina Torri added Jelena Välbe

21
9 12
Torgny Mogren is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Cross Country Skiers of All Time
distefano added age 55

22
10 14
Kalle Lassila is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Cross Country Skiers of All Time
age 33

23
11 16
Katherine Calder is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest Cross Country Skiers of All Time

24
7 11
Stefania Belmondo is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Cross Country Skiers of All Time
distefano added age 49

25
3 6
Pietro Piller Cottrer is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Cross Country Skiers of All Time
distefano added age 44

26
2 5
Andrus Veerpalu is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Greatest Cross Country Skiers of All Time
RobertSansom added age 47

27
12 18
Morgan Smyth is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Greatest Cross Country Skiers of All Time
age 32

28
4 8
Giorgio Di Centa is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Greatest Cross Country Skiers of All Time
distefano added age 46

29
14 21
Tord Asle Gjerdalen is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Greatest Cross Country Skiers of All Time

30
7 13
Gjorgji Icoski is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Greatest Cross Country Skiers of All Time

31
7 15
James Southam is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Greatest Cross Country Skiers of All Time
age 40

32
4 11
Aleksei Novoselski is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Greatest Cross Country Skiers of All Time

33
5 13
Callum Watson is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Greatest Cross Country Skiers of All Time
age 29

34
2 9
Alena Procházková is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Greatest Cross Country Skiers of All Time

35
2 9
Esther Bottomley is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Greatest Cross Country Skiers of All Time

36
3 11
Devon Kershaw is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Greatest Cross Country Skiers of All Time
age 36

37
1 7
Jan Ottosson is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Greatest Cross Country Skiers of All Time
distefano added Jan Ottosson age 58

38
2 10
Carlos Lannes is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Greatest Cross Country Skiers of All Time
age 39

39
4 15
Li Xin is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Greatest Cross Country Skiers of All Time
age 26

40
2 11
Noah Hoffman is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Greatest Cross Country Skiers of All Time
age 29

41
2 12
Chris Cook is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Greatest Cross Country Skiers of All Time
age 38

42
2 12
Nobuko Fukuda is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Greatest Cross Country Skiers of All Time
age 38

43
1 9
Leif Orin Zimmermann is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Greatest Cross Country Skiers of All Time

44
1 9
Michal Malák is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Greatest Cross Country Skiers of All Time
age 38

45
1 9
Seraina Boner is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Greatest Cross Country Skiers of All Time
age 36

46
1 9
Alena Sannikova is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Greatest Cross Country Skiers of All Time

47
2 13
Benjamin Koons is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Greatest Cross Country Skiers of All Time

48
1 10
Yuichi Onda is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Greatest Cross Country Skiers of All Time
age 38

49
1 11
Ben Sim is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Greatest Cross Country Skiers of All Time
age 33

50
1 11
Torin Koos is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Greatest Cross Country Skiers of All Time
age 38