Speed skating at the 1928 Winter Olympics – Men's 5000 metres

The 5000 metres speed skating event was part of the speed skating at the 1928 Winter Olympics programme. The competition was held on Monday, 13 February 1928. Thirty-three speed skaters from 14 nations competed.[1]

Men's 5000 metres speed skating
at the II Olympic Winter Games
Refer to caption
The race between Carlson (left) and Mayke (right).
VenueSt. Moritz Olympic Ice Rink
Date13 February 1928
Competitors33 from 14 nations
Winning time8:50.5
Medalists
1st place, gold medalist(s) Ivar Ballangrud  Norway
2nd place, silver medalist(s) Julius Skutnabb  Finland
3rd place, bronze medalist(s) Bernt Evensen  Norway
← 1924
1932 →

MedalistsEdit

Gold Silver Bronze
Ivar Ballangrud
  Norway
Julius Skutnabb
  Finland
Bernt Evensen
  Norway

RecordsEdit

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

World Record 8:26.5(*)   Harald Strøm Kristiania (NOR) 18 February 1922
Olympic Record 8:39.0   Clas Thunberg Chamonix (FRA) 26 January 1924

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

ResultsEdit

Place Athlete Time
1   Ivar Ballangrud (NOR) 8:50.5
2   Julius Skutnabb (FIN) 8:59.1
3   Bernt Evensen (NOR) 9:01.1
4   Irving Jaffee (USA) 9:01.3
5   Armand Carlsen (NOR) 9:01.5
6   Valentine Bialas (USA) 9:06.3
7   Michael Staksrud (NOR) 9:07.3
8   Otto Polacsek (AUT) 9:08.9
9   Gustaf Andersson (SWE) 9:09.7
10   Ossi Blomqvist (FIN) 9:09.9
11   Siem Heiden (NED) 9:10.0
12   Clas Thunberg (FIN) 9:11.8
13   Bertel Backman (FIN) 9:14.0
14   Eddie Murphy (USA) 9:19.5
15   Alberts Rumba (LAT) 9:19.7
16   Fritz Jungblut (GER) 9:26.7
17   John Farrell (USA) 9:29.2
18   Léonhard Quaglia (FRA) 9:33.3
19   Wim Kos (NED) 9:34.2
20   Zoltán Eötvös (HUN) 9:34.4
21   Alexander Mitt (EST) 9:35.2
22   Ross Robinson (CAN) 9:38.9
23   Cyril Horn (GBR) 9:45.0
24   Christfried Burmeister (EST) 9:46.2
25   Kęstutis Bulota (LTU) 9:49.8
26   Rudolf Riedl (AUT) 9:53.5
27   Fritz Moser (AUT) 9:57.8
28   Arthur Vollstedt (GER) 9:58.5
29   Willy Logan (CAN) 10:10.3
30   Charles Thaon (FRA) 10:18.8
31   Leonard Stewart (GBR) 10:40.0
32   Frederick Dix (GBR) 10:55.6
  Erhard Mayke (GER) DNF

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Speed Skating at the 1928 Sankt Moritz 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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