Speed skating at the 1924 Winter Olympics

At the 1924 Winter Olympics in Chamonix, five speed skating events were contested, all for men. The competitions were held on Saturday, January 26, 1924 and on Sunday, January 27, 1924. Charles Jewtraw won the first gold medal of the 1924 Winter Games, and Clas Thunberg and Roald Larsen each won medals in all five events, with Thunberg winning 3 gold.[1]

Speed skating
at the I Olympic Winter Games
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Pictogram for speed skating
VenueStade Olympique de Chamonix
Date26–27 January 1924
No. of events5
Competitors31 from 10 nations
1928 →

Medal summaryEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
500 metres
details
Charles Jewtraw
  United States
44.0 Oskar Olsen
  Norway
44.2 Roald Larsen
  Norway
Clas Thunberg
  Finland
44.8
1500 metres
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Clas Thunberg
  Finland
2:20.8 Roald Larsen
  Norway
2:22.0 Sigurd Moen
  Norway
2:25.6
5000 metres
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Clas Thunberg
  Finland
8:39.0 Julius Skutnabb
  Finland
8:48.0 Roald Larsen
  Norway
8:50.2
10,000 metres
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Julius Skutnabb
  Finland
18:04.8 Clas Thunberg
  Finland
18:07.8 Roald Larsen
  Norway
18:12.2
All-round
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Clas Thunberg
  Finland
198.023 Roald Larsen
  Norway
199.763 Julius Skutnabb
  Finland
202.347

Participating nationsEdit

Eleven speed skaters competed in all four individual events.

A total of 31 speed skaters from ten nations competed at the Chamonix Games:

Medal tableEdit

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1  Finland4228
2  United States1001
3  Norway0347
Totals (3 nations)55616

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Speed Skating at the 1924 Chamonix Winter Games". Sports Reference. Archived from the original on 17 April 2020. Retrieved 22 October 2019. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)

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