Speed skating at the 1948 Winter Olympics

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Speed Skating
at the V Olympic Winter Games
Speed skating pictogram.svg
«1936 1952»

At the 1948 Winter Olympics, four speed skating events were contested.

Medal summary[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
500 metres
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 Finn Helgesen
Norway (NOR)
 Ken Bartholomew
United States (USA)
 Thomas Byberg
Norway (NOR)
 Robert Fitzgerald
United States (USA)
1500 metres
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 Sverre Farstad
Norway (NOR)
 Åke Seyffarth
Sweden (SWE)
 Odd Lundberg
Norway (NOR)
5000 metres
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 Reidar Liaklev
Norway (NOR)
 Odd Lundberg
Norway (NOR)
 Göthe Hedlund
Sweden (SWE)
10000 metres
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 Åke Seyffarth
Sweden (SWE)
 Lassi Parkkinen
Finland (FIN)
 Pentti Lammio
Finland (FIN)

Participating nations[edit]

Twelve speed skaters competed in all four events.

A total of 68 speed skaters from 15 nations competed at the St. Moritz Games:

Medal table[edit]

 Rank  Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1 Norway 3 2 1 6
2 Sweden 1 1 1 3
3 United States 0 2 0 2
4 Finland 0 1 1 2

References[edit]