Speed skating at the 1924 Winter Olympics – Men's 1500 metres

The 1500 metres speed skating event was part of the speed skating at the 1924 Winter Olympics programme. The competition was held on Sunday, January 27, 1924. Twenty-two speed skaters from nine nations competed.[1]

Men's 1500 metres speed skating
at the I Olympic Winter Games
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Pictogram for speed skating
VenueStade Olympique de Chamonix
Date27 January 1924
Competitors22 from 9 nations
Winning time2:20.8 OR
Medalists
1st place, gold medalist(s) Clas Thunberg  Finland
2nd place, silver medalist(s) Roald Larsen  Norway
3rd place, bronze medalist(s) Sigurd Moen  Norway
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MedalistsEdit

Gold Silver Bronze
Clas Thunberg
  Finland
Roald Larsen
  Norway
Sigurd Moen
  Norway

RecordsEdit

These were the standing world and Olympic records (in seconds) prior to the 1924 Winter Olympics.

World Record 2:17.4(*)   Oscar Mathisen Davos (SUI) January 18, 1914
Olympic Record -

(*) The record was set in a high altitude venue (more than 1000 metres above sea level) and on naturally frozen ice.

ResultsEdit

Place Athlete Time
1   Clas Thunberg (FIN) 2:20.8
2   Roald Larsen (NOR) 2:22.0
3   Sigurd Moen (NOR) 2:25.6
4   Julius Skutnabb (FIN) 2:26.6
5   Harald Strøm (NOR) 2:29.0
6   Oskar Olsen (NOR) 2:29.2
7   Harry Kaskey (USA) 2:29.8
8   Charles Jewtraw (USA) 2:31.6
  Joe Moore (USA) 2:31.6
10   Alberts Rumba (LAT) 2:32.0
11   Charles Gorman (CAN) 2:35.4
12   Bill Steinmetz (USA) 2:36.0
13   Axel Blomqvist (SWE) 2:36.4
14   Léonhard Quaglia (FRA) 2:37.0
15   Leon Jucewicz (POL) 2:42.6
16   André Gegout (FRA) 2:54.4
17   Gaston Van Hazebroeck (BEL) 2:54.8
18   George de Wilde (FRA) 2:55.0
19   Louis De Ridder (BEL) 3:01.8
20   Philippe Van Volckxsom (BEL) 3:14.6
21   Marcel Moens (BEL) 3:16.8
  Asser Wallenius (FIN) DNF

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Speed Skating at the 1924 Chamonix Winter Games: Men's 1,500 metres". Sports Reference. Archived from the original on 17 April 2020. Retrieved 22 October 2019. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)

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