Speed skating at the 1948 Winter Olympics – Men's 10000 metres

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Speed skating
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1948 Winter Olympics
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The 10000 metres speed skating event was part of the speed skating at the 1948 Winter Olympics programme. The competition was held on Tuesday, February 3, 1948.

Twenty-seven speed skaters from eleven nations competed.

Medalists[edit]

Gold Silver Bronze
 Åke Seyffarth
Sweden (SWE)
 Lassi Parkkinen
Finland (FIN)
 Pentti Lammio
Finland (FIN)

Records[edit]

These were the standing world and Olympic records (in minutes) prior to the 1948 Winter Olympics.

World Record 17:01.5(*) Norway Charles Mathiesen Hamar (NOR) March 3, 1940
Olympic Record 17:24.3 Norway Ivar Ballangrud Garmisch-Partenkirchen (GER) February 14, 1936

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

Results[edit]

Place Athlete Time
1  Åke Seyffarth (SWE) 17:26.3
2  Lassi Parkkinen (FIN) 17:36.0
3  Pentti Lammio (FIN) 17:42.7
4  Kornél Pajor (HUN) 17:45.6
5  Kees Broekman (NED) 17:54.7
6  Jan Langedijk (NED) 17:55.3
7  Odd Lundberg (NOR) 18:05.8
8  Harry Jansson (SWE) 18:08.0
9  Rune Hammarström (SWE) 18:39.6
10  Max Stiepl (AUT) 19:25.5
11  John Werket (USA) 19:44.0
12  Pierre Huylebroeck (BEL) 19:54.8
13  Craig Mackay (CAN) 20:15.5
14  Anton Huiskes (HUN) 20:16.4
15  Iván Ruttkay (HUN) 20:16.5
16  János Kilián (HUN) 20:23.8
17  Louis Rupprecht (USA) 21:20.3
18  Art Seaman (USA) 21:34.8
19  Richard Solem (USA) 26:22.4
 Göthe Hedlund (SWE) DNF
 Reidar Liaklev (NOR) DNF
 Kalevi Laitinen (FIN) DNF
 Henry Wahl (NOR) DNF
 Johnny Cronshey (GBR) DNF
 Hjalmar Andersen (NOR) DNF
 Henry Howes (FIN) DNF
 Vladimír Kolář (TCH) DQ

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