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.
|Men's 5000 metres speed skating|
at the II Olympic Winter Games
|Venue||St. Moritz Olympic Ice Rink|
|Date||13 February 1928|
|Competitors||33 from 14 nations|
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.
- "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)
- Official Olympic Report
- "Results of the 1928 Olympic Games 5000 meters Men". SpeedSkatingStats.com. Retrieved 27 August 2012. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)