Speed skating at the 1948 Winter Olympics – Men's 5000 metres

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Speed skating
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1948 Winter Olympics
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500 m men
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5000 m men
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The 5000 metres speed skating event was part of the speed skating at the 1948 Winter Olympics programme. The competition was held on Sunday, February 1, 1948.

Forty speed skaters from 14 nations competed.

Medalists[edit]

Gold Silver Bronze
 Reidar Liaklev (NOR)  Odd Lundberg (NOR)  Göthe Hedlund (SWE)

Records[edit]

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

World Record 8:13.7(*) Sweden Åke Seyffarth Davos (SUI) February 3, 1941
Olympic Record 8:19.6 Norway Ivar Ballangrud Garmisch-Partenkirchen (GER) February 12, 1936

(*) 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  Reidar Liaklev (NOR) 8:29.4
2  Odd Lundberg (NOR) 8:32.7
3  Göthe Hedlund (SWE) 8:34.8
4  Harry Jansson (SWE) 8:34.9
5  Jan Langedijk (NED) 8:36.2
6  Kees Broekman (NED) 8:37.3
7  Åke Seyffarth (SWE) 8:37.9
8  Pentti Lammio (FIN) 8:40.7
9  Lassi Parkkinen (FIN) 8:45.0
10  Kornél Pajor (HUN) 8:45.2
11  Johnny Cronshey (GBR) 8:45.6
12  Anton Huiskes (NED) 8:46.4
13  Iván Ruttkay (HUN) 8:46.9
14  Craig Mackay (CAN) 8:47.2
15  Kalevi Laitinen (FIN) 8:53.0
16  Rune Hammarström (SWE) 8:53.8
17  Ray Blum (USA) 8:54.4
18  Ken Henry (USA) 8:56.0
19  Henry Howes (GBR) 8:56.6
20  Aad de Koning (NED) 8:57.6
21  Louis Rupprecht (USA) 8:58.4
22  Vladimír Kolář (TCH) 8:58.9
23  Henry Heppe (NOR) 9:03.0
24  Max Stiepl (AUT) 9:05.0
25  Lee Hiyo-Chang (KOR) 9:05.4
26  Antero Ojala (FIN) 9:06.2
27  Richard Solem (USA) 9:10.4
28  Thomas Ross (GBR) 9:18.2
29  Ákos Elekfy (HUN) 9:18.6
30  Pierre Huylebroeck (BEL) 9:20.3
31  Guido Caroli (ITA) 9:21.3
32  Dennis Blundell (GBR) 9:22.2
33  Heinz Hügelshofer (SUI) 9:28.6
34  Sepp Rogger (SUI) 9:29.3
35  Gedeon Ladányi (HUN) 9:30.2
36  Enrico Musolino (ITA) 9:32.3
37  Fernando Alloni (ITA) 9:36.3
38  Lee Chang-Kook (KOR) 9:36.7
39  Alfred Altenburger (SUI) 9:40.6
 Charles Mathiesen (NOR) DNF

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