Speed skating at the 1952 Winter Olympics – Men's 10000 metres
1952 Winter Olympics
The 10000 metres speed skating event was part of the speed skating at the 1952 Winter Olympics programme. It was the last speed skating contest at this Games. The competition was held on Tuesday, February 19, 1952 at 10 a.m..
Thirty speed skaters from 12 nations competed.
| Hjalmar Andersen
| Kees Broekman
| Carl-Erik Asplund
These were the standing world and Olympic records (in minutes) prior to the 1952 Winter Olympics.
|World Record||16:32.6(*)||Hjalmar Andersen||Hamar (NOR)||February 10, 1952|
|Olympic Record||17:24.3||Ivar Ballangrud||Garmisch-Partenkirchen (GER)||February 14, 1936|
(*) The record was set on naturally frozen ice.
Four speed skaters were faster than the standing Olympic record. Hjalmar Andersen set a new Olympic record with 16:45.8 minutes.
|1||Hjalmar Andersen (NOR)||16:45.8 OR|
|2||Kees Broekman (NED)||17:10.6|
|3||Carl-Erik Asplund (SWE)||17:16.6|
|4||Pentti Lammio (FIN)||17:20.5|
|5||Anton Huiskes (NED)||17:25.5|
|6||Sverre Haugli (NOR)||17:30.2|
|7||Kazuhiko Sugawara (JPN)||17:34.0|
|8||Lassi Parkkinen (FIN)||17:36.8|
|9||Göthe Hedlund (SWE)||17:39.2|
|10||John Hearn (GBR)||17:41.5|
|11||Arthur Mannsbarth (AUT)||17:44.2|
|12||Kauko Salomaa (FIN)||17:49.6|
|13||Sigvard Ericsson (SWE)||17:52.8|
|14||Yoshiyasu Gomi (JPN)||17:53.0|
|15||Norman Holwell (GBR)||18:02.4|
|16||Pat McNamara (USA)||18:08.7|
|17||József Merényi (HUN)||18:09.0|
|18||Yngvar Karlsen (NOR)||18:10.6|
|19||Egbert van 't Oever (NED)||18:20.8|
|20||Gunnar Hallkvist (SWE)||18:20.9|
|21||Ralf Olin (CAN)||18:22.8|
|22||Theo Meding (GER)||18:24.4|
|23||Matti Tuomi (FIN)||18:25.5|
|24||Craig MacKay (CAN)||18:27.4|
|25||Al Broadhurst (USA)||18:44.2|
|26||Franz Offenberger (AUT)||19:04.2|
|27||Chuck Burke (USA)||19:07.1|
|28||Guido Caroli (ITA)||19:13.6|
|—||Ingar Nordlund (NOR)||DNF|
|Johnny Werket (USA)||DNF|
- Official Olympic Report
- "Results of the 1952 Olympic Games 10,000 meters Men". SpeedSkatingStats.com. Retrieved 27 August 2012.