Speed skating at the 1948 Winter Olympics – Men's 10,000 metres

The 10,000 metres speed skating event was part of the speed skating at the 1948 Winter Olympics programme. The competition was held on Tuesday, 3 February 1948. Twenty-seven speed skaters from eleven nations competed.[1]

Men's 10.000 metres speed skating
at the V Olympic Winter Games
Refer to caption
Pictogram for speed skating
VenueSt. Moritz Olympic Ice Rink
Date3 February 1948
Competitors47 from 11 nations
Winning time17:26.3
Medalists
1st place, gold medalist(s) Åke Seyffarth  Sweden
2nd place, silver medalist(s) Lassi Parkkinen  Finland
3rd place, bronze medalist(s) Pentti Lammio  Finland
← 1936
1952 →

MedalistsEdit

Gold Silver Bronze
Åke Seyffarth
  Sweden
Lassi Parkkinen
  Finland
Pentti Lammio
  Finland

RecordsEdit

These were the standing world and Olympic records (in minutes) prior to the 1948 Winter Olympics.

World Record 17:01.5(*)   Charles Mathiesen Hamar (NOR) 3 March 1940
Olympic Record 17:24.3   Ivar Ballangrud Garmisch-Partenkirchen (GER) 14 February 1936

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

ResultsEdit

Place Athlete Time
1   Åke Seyffarth (SWE) 17:26.3
2   Lassi Parkkinen (FIN) 17:36.0
3   Pentti Lammio (FIN) 17:42.7
4   Kornél Pajor (HUN) 17:45.6
5   Kees Broekman (NED) 17:54.7
6   Jan Langedijk (NED) 17:55.3
7   Odd Lundberg (NOR) 18:05.8
8   Harry Jansson (SWE) 18:08.0
9   Rune Hammarström (SWE) 18:39.6
10   Max Stiepl (AUT) 19:25.5
11   John Werket (USA) 19:44.0
12   Pierre Huylebroeck (BEL) 19:54.8
13   Craig Mackay (CAN) 20:15.5
14   Anton Huiskes (NED) 20:16.4
15   Iván Ruttkay (HUN) 20:16.5
16   János Kilián (HUN) 20:23.8
17   Louis Rupprecht (USA) 21:20.3
18   Art Seaman (USA) 21:34.8
19   Richard Solem (USA) 26:22.4
  Göthe Hedlund (SWE) DNF
  Reidar Liaklev (NOR) DNF
  Kalevi Laitinen (FIN) DNF
  Henry Wahl (NOR) DNF
  Johnny Cronshey (GBR) DNF
  Hjalmar Andersen (NOR) DNF
  Henry Howes (GBR) DNF
  Vladimír Kolář (TCH) DQ

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Speed Skating at the 1948 Sankt Moritz Winter Games: Men's 10,000 metres". Sports Reference. Archived from the original on 18 April 2020. Retrieved 25 October 2019.

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