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Cross country skiing at the 1980 Winter Paralympics

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Cross-country skiing at the 1980 Winter Paralympics consisted of 27 events, 17 for men and 10 for women.

Medal summary

The competition events were:

  • 5 km: men - women
  • 10 km: men - women
  • 20 km: men
  • 4x5 km relay: men - women
  • 4x10 km relay: men
  • Each event had separate standing, sitting, or visually impaired classifications:

  • 1A - standing: single leg amputation above the knee
  • 2A - standing: single leg amputation below the knee
  • 2B - standing: double leg amputation below the knee, mild cerebral palsy, or equivalent impairment
  • 3A - standing: single arm amputation
  • 3B - standing: double arm amputation
  • 5 - sitting
  • 5A - visually impaired: under 10% functional vision
  • 5B - visually impaired: no functional vision
  • References

    Cross-country skiing at the 1980 Winter Paralympics Wikipedia


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