Speed skating at the 1952 Winter Olympics

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Speed Skating
at the VI Olympic Winter Games
Speed skating pictogram.svg
«1948 1956»

At the 1952 Winter Olympics, four speed skating events were contested. The competitions were held from Saturday, February 16 to Tuesday, February 19, 1952.

Medal summary[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
500 metres
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 Ken Henry
United States (USA)
 Don McDermott
United States (USA)
 Gordon Audley
Canada (CAN)
 Arne Johansen
Norway (NOR)
1500 metres
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 Hjalmar Andersen
Norway (NOR)
 Wim van der Voort
Netherlands (NED)
 Roald Aas
Norway (NOR)
5000 metres
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 Hjalmar Andersen
Norway (NOR)
 Kees Broekman
Netherlands (NED)
 Sverre Haugli
Norway (NOR)
10000 metres
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 Hjalmar Andersen
Norway (NOR)
 Kees Broekman
Netherlands (NED)
 Carl-Erik Asplund
Sweden (SWE)

Participating nations[edit]

Seven speed skaters competed in all four events.

A total of 67 speed skaters from 14 nations competed at the Oslo Games:

Medal table[edit]

 Rank  Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1 Norway 3 0 3 6
2 United States 1 1 0 2
3 Netherlands 0 3 0 3
4 Canada 0 0 1 1
Sweden 0 0 1 1
Total 4 4 5 13

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