Speed skating at the 1924 Winter Olympics – Men's 5000 metres

The 5000 metres speed skating event was part of the speed skating at the 1924 Winter Olympics programme. The competition was held on Saturday, January 26, 1924. Twenty-two speed skaters from ten nations competed.[1]

Men's 5000 metres speed skating
at the I Olympic Winter Games
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Pictogram for speed skating
VenueStade Olympique de Chamonix
Date26 January 1924
Competitors22 from 10 nations
Winning time8:39.0 OR
Medalists
1st place, gold medalist(s) Clas Thunberg  Finland
2nd place, silver medalist(s) Julius Skutnabb  Finland
3rd place, bronze medalist(s) Roald Larsen  Norway
1928 →

MedalistsEdit

Gold Silver Bronze
Clas Thunberg
  Finland
Julius Skutnabb
  Finland
Roald Larsen
  Norway

RecordsEdit

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

World Record 8:26.5(*)   Harald Strøm Kristiania (NOR) February 18, 1922
Olympic Record -

(*) The record was set on naturally frozen ice.

ResultsEdit

Place Athlete Time
1   Clas Thunberg (FIN) 8:39.0
2   Julius Skutnabb (FIN) 8:48.4
3   Roald Larsen (NOR) 8:50.2
4   Sigurd Moen (NOR) 8:51.0
5   Harald Strøm (NOR) 8:54.6
6   Valentine Bialas (USA) 8:55.0
7   Fridtjof Paulsen (NOR) 8:59.0
8   Richard Donovan (USA) 9:05.6
9   Léonhard Quaglia (FRA) 9:08.6
10   Asser Wallenius (FIN) 9:12.8
11   Alberts Rumba (LAT) 9:14.4
12   Eric Blomgren (SWE) 9:14.6
13   Charles Jewtraw (USA) 9:27.0
14   Bill Steinmetz (USA) 9:35.0
15   Axel Blomqvist (SWE) 9:48.8
16   Leon Jucewicz (POL) 10:05.6
17   Gaston Van Hazebroeck (BEL) 10:13.8
18   André Gegout (FRA) 10:15.2
19   George de Wilde (FRA) 10:39.8
20   Albert Tebbit (GBR) 11:01.0
21   Marcel Moens (BEL) 11:30.4
  Charles Gorman (CAN) DNF

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Speed Skating at the 1924 Chamonix Winter Games: Men's 5,000 metres". Sports Reference. Archived from the original on 17 April 2020. Retrieved 22 October 2019. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)

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