Speed skating at the 1928 Winter Olympics – Men's 1500 metres

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

The 1500 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.

Thirty speed skaters from 14 nations competed.

Medalists[edit]

Gold Silver Bronze
 Clas Thunberg
Finland (FIN)
 Bernt Evensen
Norway (NOR)
 Ivar Ballangrud
Norway (NOR)

Records[edit]

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

World Record 2:17.4(*) Norway Oscar Mathisen Davos (SUI) January 18, 1914
Olympic Record 2:20.8 Finland Clas Thunberg 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]

Place Athlete Time
1  Clas Thunberg (FIN) 2:21.1
2  Bernt Evensen (NOR) 2:21.9
3  Ivar Ballangrud (NOR) 2:22.6
4  Roald Larsen (NOR) 2:25.3
5  Eddie Murphy (USA) 2:25.9
6  Valentine Bialas (USA) 2:26.3
7  Irving Jaffee (USA) 2:26.7
8  John Farrell (USA) 2:26.8
9  Gustaf Andersson (SWE) 2:27.5
10  Zoltán Eötvös (HUN) 2:27.9
11  Fritz Jungblut (GER) 2:28.2
12  Charles Gorman (CAN) 2:28.4
13  Wollert Nygren (NOR) 2:28.7
14  Alberts Rumba (LAT) 2:28.9
15  Toivo Ovaska (FIN) 2:29.3
16  Fritz Moser (AUT) 2:31.1
17  Ross Robinson (CAN) 2:32.3
18  Siem Heiden (NED) 2:33.1
19  Christfried Burmeister (EST) 2:33.3
20  Aleksander Mitt (EST) 2:35.0
21  Willy Logan (CAN) 2:35.6
22  Rudolf Riedl (AUT) 2:37.8
23  Arthur Vollstedt (GER) 2:39.9
24  Cyril Horn (GBR) 2:40.0
25  Kęstutis Bulota (LTU) 2:40.9
26  Charles Thaon (FRA) 2:41.2
27  Leonard Stewart (GBR) 2:48.9
28  Frederick Dix (GBR) 2:49.6
29  Bertel Backman (FIN) DNF
 Wim Kos (NED) DNF

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