Speed skating at the 1924 Winter Olympics – Men's 5000 metres

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Speed skating
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1924 Winter Olympics
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The 5000 metres speed skating event was part of the speed skating at the 1924 Winter Olympics programme. The competition was held on Saturday, January 26, 1924.

Twenty-two speed skaters from ten nations competed.

Medalists[edit]

Gold Silver Bronze
 Clas Thunberg
Finland (FIN)
 Julius Skutnabb
Finland (FIN)
 Roald Larsen
Norway (NOR)

Records[edit]

These were the standing world and Olympic records (in minutes) prior to the 1924 Winter Olympics.

World Record 8:26.5(*) Norway Harald Strøm Kristiania (NOR) February 18, 1922
Olympic Record -

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

Results[edit]

Place Athlete Time
1  Clas Thunberg (FIN) 8:39.0
2  Julius Skutnabb (FIN) 8:48.4
3  Roald Larsen (NOR) 8:50.2
4  Sigurd Moen (NOR) 8:51.0
5  Harald Strøm (NOR) 8:54.6
6  Valentine Bialas (USA) 8:55.0
7  Fridtjof Paulsen (NOR) 8:59.0
8  Richard Donovan (USA) 9:05.6
9  Léonhard Quaglia (FRA) 9:08.6
10  Asser Wallenius (FIN) 9:12.8
11  Alberts Rumba (LAT) 9:14.4
12  Eric Blomgren (SWE) 9:14.6
13  Charles Jewtraw (USA) 9:27.0
14  Bill Steinmetz (USA) 9:35.0
15  Axel Blomqvist (SWE) 9:48.8
16  Leon Jucewicz (POL) 10:05.6
17  Gaston Van Hazebroeck (BEL) 10:13.8
18  André Gegout (FRA) 10:15.2
19  George de Wilde (FRA) 10:39.8
20  Albert Tebbit (GBR) 11:01.0
21  Marcel Moens (BEL) 11:30.4
 Charles Gorman (CAN) DNF

References[edit]