at the II Olympic Winter Games
|No. of events||2|
|Competitors||74 from 15 nations|
|Totals (2 nations)||2||2||2||6|
Hedlund's margin of victory is the largest in Olympic history (13 minutes, 27 seconds).
Cross-country skiers from Austria, Canada, Hungary, and the United States only competed in the 18 km event. Nineteen cross-country skiers competed in both events.
A total of 74 cross-country skiers from 15 nations competed at the St. Moritz Games:
- "Cross Country Skiing at the 1928 Sankt Moritz Winter Games". Sports Reference. Archived from the original on 17 April 2020. Retrieved 10 June 2019.