Speed skating at the 1928 Winter Olympics – Men's 1500 metres

The 1500 metres speed skating event was part of the speed skating at the 1928 Winter Olympics programme. The competition was held on Tuesday, 14 February 1928. Thirty speed skaters from 14 nations competed.[1]

Men's 1500 metres speed skating
at the II Olympic Winter Games
Refer to caption
Pictogram for speed skating
VenueSt. Moritz Olympic Ice Rink
Date14 February 1928
Competitors30 from 14 nations
Winning time2:21.1
Medalists
1st place, gold medalist(s) Clas Thunberg  Finland
2nd place, silver medalist(s) Bernt Evensen  Norway
3rd place, bronze medalist(s) Ivar Ballangrud  Norway
← 1924
1932 →

MedalistsEdit

Gold Silver Bronze
Clas Thunberg
  Finland
Bernt Evensen
  Norway
Ivar Ballangrud
  Norway

RecordsEdit

These were the standing world and Olympic records (in minutes) prior to the 1928 Winter Olympics.

World Record 2:17.4(*)   Oscar Mathisen Davos (SUI) 18 January 1914
Olympic Record 2:20.8   Clas Thunberg Chamonix (FRA) 27 January 1924

(*) 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) 2:21.1
2   Bernt Evensen (NOR) 2:21.9
3   Ivar Ballangrud (NOR) 2:22.6
4   Roald Larsen (NOR) 2:25.3
5   Eddie Murphy (USA) 2:25.9
6   Valentine Bialas (USA) 2:26.3
7   Irving Jaffee (USA) 2:26.7
8   John Farrell (USA) 2:26.8
9   Gustaf Andersson (SWE) 2:27.5
10   Zoltán Eötvös (HUN) 2:27.9
11   Fritz Jungblut (GER) 2:28.2
12   Charles Gorman (CAN) 2:28.4
13   Wollert Nygren (NOR) 2:28.7
14   Alberts Rumba (LAT) 2:28.9
15   Toivo Ovaska (FIN) 2:29.3
16   Fritz Moser (AUT) 2:31.1
17   Ross Robinson (CAN) 2:32.3
18   Siem Heiden (NED) 2:33.1
19   Christfried Burmeister (EST) 2:33.3
20   Aleksander Mitt (EST) 2:35.0
21   Willy Logan (CAN) 2:35.6
22   Rudolf Riedl (AUT) 2:37.8
23   Arthur Vollstedt (GER) 2:39.9
24   Cyril Horn (GBR) 2:40.0
25   Kęstutis Bulota (LTU) 2:40.9
26   Charles Thaon (FRA) 2:41.2
27   Leonard Stewart (GBR) 2:48.9
28   Frederick Dix (GBR) 2:49.6
29   Bertel Backman (FIN) DNF
  Wim Kos (NED) DNF

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Speed Skating at the 1928 Sankt Moritz 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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