Speed skating at the 1936 Winter Olympics

At the 1936 Winter Olympics, four speed skating events were contested. The competitions were held on Tuesday, 11 February 1936, Wednesday, 12 February 1936, Thursday, 13 February 1936, and on Friday, 14 February 1936.[1]

Speed skating
at the IV Olympic Winter Games
Refer to caption
Pictogram for speed skating
VenueRiessersee
Date11–14 February 1936
No. of events4
Competitors52 from 16 nations
← 1932
1948 →

Medal summaryEdit

Medal winner shown below [2]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
500 metres
details
Ivar Ballangrud
  Norway
43.4 Georg Krog
  Norway
43.5 Leo Freisinger
  United States
44.0
1500 metres
details
Charles Mathiesen
  Norway
2:19.2

OR

Ivar Ballangrud
  Norway
2:20.2 Birger Wasenius
  Finland
2:20.9
5000 metres
details
Ivar Ballangrud
  Norway
8:19.6 OR Birger Wasenius
  Finland
8:23.3 Antero Ojala
  Finland
8:30.1
10,000 metres
details
Ivar Ballangrud
  Norway
17:24.3 OR Birger Wasenius
  Finland
17:28.2 Max Stiepl
  Austria
17:30.0

Participating nationsEdit

Seventeen speed skaters competed in all four events.

A total of 52 speed skaters from 16 nations competed at the Garmisch-Partenkirchen Games:

Medal tableEdit

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1  Norway4206
2  Finland0224
3  Austria0011
  United States0011
Totals (4 nations)44412

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Speed Skating at the 1936 Garmisch-Partenkirchen Winter Games". Sports Reference. Archived from the original on 17 April 2020. Retrieved 23 October 2019.
  2. ^ Organisationskomitee für die IV. Olympischen Winterspiele (1936). IV. Olympische Winterspiele 1936 Amtlicher Bericht (PDF) (in German). Knorr & Hirth. p. 437. Retrieved 30 November 2010.

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