Speed skating at the 1976 Winter Olympics – Men's 10,000 metres

The men's 10,000 metres in speed skating at the 1976 Winter Olympics took place on 14 February, at the Eisschnellaufbahn.[1][2]

Men's 10,000 metres
at the XII Olympic Winter Games
Speed skating pictogram.svg
Pictogram for speed skating
VenueEisschnellaufbahn
Dates14 February
Competitors20 from 12 nations
Winning time14:50.59 OR
Medalists
1st place, gold medalist(s) Piet Kleine
 Netherlands
2nd place, silver medalist(s) Sten Stensen
 Norway
3rd place, bronze medalist(s) Hans van Helden
 Netherlands
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RecordsEdit

Prior to this competition, the existing world and Olympic records were as follows:[3][4]

World record   Sten Stensen (NOR) 14:50.31 Oslo, Norway 25 January 1976
Olympic record   Ard Schenk (NED) 15:01.35 Sapporo, Japan 7 February 1972

The following new world and olympic records was set during the competition.

Date Pair Athlete Country Time OR WR
14 February Pair 3 Sten Stensen   Norway 14:53.30 OR
14 February Pair 8 Piet Kleine   Netherlands 14:50.59 OR

ResultsEdit

[1]

Rank Pair Lane Athlete Country Time Time behind Notes
  8 o Piet Kleine   Netherlands 14:50.59 OR
  6 o Sten Stensen   Norway 14:53.30 +2.72
  4 i Hans van Helden   Netherlands 15:02.02 +11.43
4 5 o Viktor Varlamov   Soviet Union 15:06.06 +15.47
5 3 i Örjan Sandler   Sweden 15:16.21 +25.47
6 6 i Colin Coates   Australia 15:16.80 +26.21
7 1 o Dan Carroll   United States 15:19.29 +28.71
8 3 o Franz Krienbühl   Switzerland 15:36.43 +45.84
9 4 o Olavi Köppä   Finland 15:39.73 +49.14
10 10 i Amund Sjøbrend   Norway 15:43.29 +52.70
11 11 o Sergey Marchuk   Soviet Union 15:43.81 +53.22
12 9 i Mike Woods   United States 15:53.42 +1:02.83
13 9 o Lennart Carlsson   Sweden 15:53.89 +1:03.30
14 11 i Jan Egil Storholt   Norway 16:06.37 +1:15.78
15 8 i Vladimir Ivanov   Soviet Union 16:16.20 +1:25.61
16 2 i Masahiko Yamamoto   Japan 16:20.83 +1:30.24
17 2 o Maurizio Marchetto   Italy 16:22.55 +1:31.96
18 7 o Geoff Sandys   Great Britain 16:26.27 +1:35.68
19 10 o Charles Gilmore   United States 16:26.35 +1:35.76
20 5 i Hubert Gundolf   Austria 17:52.43 +3:01.84

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Final Report - XII. Olympische Winterspiele Innsbruck 1976" (PDF). Organizing Committee for the XIIth Winter Olympic Games 1976. LA84 Foundation. 1976. Retrieved 29 January 2014.
  2. ^ "Speed Skating at the 1976 Innsbruck Winter Games: Men's 10,000 metres". Sports Reference. Archived from the original on 18 April 2020. Retrieved 31 October 2019.
  3. ^ "10 000m Men World Record Progression". International Skating Union. Retrieved 1 November 2016.
  4. ^ "10 000m Men Olympic Record Progression". International Skating Union. Retrieved 1 November 2016.