Speed skating at the 1928 Winter Olympics – Men's 10000 metres

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Speed skating
at the
1928 Winter Olympics
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500 m men
1500 m men
5000 m men
(10000 m) men

The 10000 metres speed skating event was part of the speed skating at the 1928 Winter Olympics programme. The competition was held on Tuesday, February 14, 1928.

Ten speed skaters from six nations competed.

The competition was cancelled in the fifth heat because of thawing ice.

Medalists[edit]

None - the competition was abandoned.

Records[edit]

These were the standing world and Olympic records (in minutes) prior to the 1928 Winter Olympics.

World Record 17:17.4(*) Norway Armand Carlsen Davos (SUI) February 5, 1928
Olympic Record 18:04.8 Finland Julius Skutnabb Chamonix (FRA) January 27, 1924

(*) The record was set in a high altitude venue (more than 1000 metres above sea level) and on naturally frozen ice.

Results[edit]

Heats[edit]

Heat 1

Place Name Time
1  Irving Jaffee (USA) 18:36.5
2  Bernt Evensen (NOR) 18:36.6

Heat 2

Place Name Time
1  Rudolf Riedl (AUT) 20:21.5
2  Kęstutis Bulota (LTU) 20:22.2

Heat 3

Place Name Time
1  Otto Polacsek (AUT) 20:00.9
 Roald Larsen (NOR) DNF

Heat 4

Place Name Time
1  Armand Carlsen (NOR) 20:56.1
2  Valentine Bialas (USA) 21:05.4

Heat 5

This heat was abandoned after 2000 metres due to thawing ice.

Place Name Time
 Gustaf Andersson (SWE) -
 Ossi Blomqvist (FIN) -

Standings after four heats[edit]

Place Speed skater Time
1  Irving Jaffee (USA) 18:36.5
2  Bernt Evensen (NOR) 18:36.6
3  Otto Polacsek (AUT) 20:00.9
4  Rudolf Riedl (AUT) 20:21.5
5  Kęstutis Bulota (LTU) 20:22.2
6  Armand Carlsen (NOR) 20:56.1
7  Valentine Bialas (USA) 21:05.4
 Roald Larsen (NOR) DNF

References[edit]