Speed skating at the 1952 Winter Olympics

At the 1952 Winter Olympics, four speed skating events were contested. The competitions were held from Saturday, 16 February to Tuesday, 19 February 1952.[1]

Speed skating
at the VI Olympic Winter Games
Refer to caption
Pictogram for speed skating
VenueBislett Stadium
Date16–19 February 1952
No. of events4
Competitors67 from 14 nations
← 1948
1956 →

Medal summaryEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
500 metres
details
Ken Henry
  United States
43.2 Don McDermott
  United States
43.9 Gordon Audley
  Canada
Arne Johansen
  Norway
44.0
1500 metres
details
Hjalmar Andersen
  Norway
2:20.4 Wim van der Voort
  Netherlands
2:20.6 Roald Aas
  Norway
2:21.6
5000 metres
details
Hjalmar Andersen
  Norway
8:10.6
(OR)
Kees Broekman
  Netherlands
8:21.6 Sverre Haugli
  Norway
8:22.4
10,000 metres
details
Hjalmar Andersen
  Norway
16:45.8
(OR)
Kees Broekman
  Netherlands
17:10.6 Carl-Erik Asplund
  Sweden
17:16.6

Participating nationsEdit

Seven speed skaters competed in all four events.

A total of 67 speed skaters from 14 nations competed at the Oslo Games:

Medal tableEdit

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1  Norway3036
2  United States1102
3  Netherlands0303
4  Canada0011
  Sweden0011
Totals (5 nations)44513

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Speed Skating at the 1952 Oslo Winter Games". Sports Reference. Archived from the original on 17 April 2020. Retrieved 25 October 2019.

External linksEdit