Speed skating at the 1976 Winter Olympics – Men's 5000 metres

The men's 5000 metres in speed skating at the 1976 Winter Olympics took place on 11 February, at the Eisschnellaufbahn.[1][2]

Men's 5000 metres
at the XII Olympic Winter Games
Speed skating pictogram.svg
Pictogram for speed skating
VenueEisschnellaufbahn
Dates11 February
Competitors31 from 17 nations
Winning time7:24.48
Medalists
1st place, gold medalist(s) Sten Stensen
 Norway
2nd place, silver medalist(s) Piet Kleine
 Netherlands
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   Hans van Helden (NED) 7:07.82 Davos, Switzerland 30 January 1976
Olympic record   Fred Anton Maier (NOR) 7:22.4 Grenoble, France 15 February 1968

ResultsEdit

[1]

Rank Pair Lane Athlete Country Time Time behind
  3 i Sten Stensen   Norway 7:24.48 -
  9 i Piet Kleine   Netherlands 7:26.47 +1.99
  2 i Hans van Helden   Netherlands 7:26.54 +2.06
4 3 o Viktor Varlamov   Soviet Union 7:30.97 +6.49
5 4 i Klaus Wunderlich   East Germany 7:33.82 +9.34
6 13 o Dan Carroll   United States 7:36.46 +11.98
7 9 o Vladimir Ivanov   Soviet Union 7:37.73 +13.25
8 1 i Örjan Sandler   Sweden 7:39.69 +15.21
9 13 i Jan Egil Storholt   Norway 7:40.60 +16.12
10 6 o Colin Coates   Australia 7:41.96 +17.48
11 7 o Lee Yeong-Ha   South Korea 7:44.21 +19.73
12 5 o Mike Woods   United States 7:48.08 +23.60
13 16 i Amund Sjøbrend   Norway 7:48.28 +23.80
14 15 i Sergey Marchuk   Soviet Union 7:51.37 +26.98
15 2 o Herbert Schwarz   West Germany 7:52.26 +27.78
16 11 i Lennart Carlsson   Sweden 7:53.02 +28.54
17 8 o Franz Krienbühl   Switzerland 7:53.11 +28.63
18 8 i Manfred Winter   East Germany 7:58.28 +33.60
19 15 o Eric Heiden   United States 7:59.00 +34.52
20 5 i Olavi Köppä   Finland 7:59.52 +35.04
21 1 o Maurizio Marchetto   Italy 8:04.07 +39.59
22 11 o Masahiko Yamamoto   Japan 8:06.97 +42.49
23 10 o Andy Barron   Canada 8:10.00 +45.52
24 6 o Masayuki Kawahara   Japan 8:10.08 +46.60
25 16 o Dan Johansson   Sweden 8:12.37 +47.89
26 7 i Geoff Sandys   Great Britain 8:13.03 +48.55
27 4 o Ludwig Kronfuß   Austria 8:19.72 +55.24
28 12 o Ivano Bamberghi   Italy 8:21.04 +56.56
29 12 i Hubert Gundolf   Austria 8:29.34 +1:04.86
30 10 i Gilbert Van Eesbeeck   Belgium 8:29.78 +1:05.30
31 14 i Loris Vellar   Italy 8:31.85 +1:07.37

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 5,000 metres". Sports Reference. Archived from the original on 17 April 2020. Retrieved 31 October 2019.
  3. ^ "5000m Men World Record Progression". International Skating Union. Retrieved 2 November 2016.
  4. ^ "5000m Men Olympic Record Progression". International Skating Union. Retrieved 2 November 2016.