Speed skating at the 1960 Winter Olympics

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Speed Skating
at the VIII Olympic Winter Games
Speed skating pictogram.svg
«1956 1964»
1960 winter Olympics - Speed Skating

At the 1960 Winter Olympics, eight speed skating events were contested in Squaw Valley, California. For the first time women were allowed to participated in the Olympic speed skating events. The competitions were held from Saturday, February 20, to Tuesday, February 23, 1960 (women), and from Wednesday, February 24, to Saturday, February 27, 1960 (men).

Medal summary[edit]

Men[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
500 metres
details
 Yevgeny Grishin
Soviet Union (URS)
 Bill Disney
United States (USA)
 Rafayel Grach
Soviet Union (URS)
1500 metres
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 Roald Aas
Norway (NOR)
 Yevgeny Grishin
Soviet Union (URS)
 Boris Stenin
Soviet Union (URS)
5000 metres
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 Viktor Kosichkin
Soviet Union (URS)
 Knut Johannesen
Norway (NOR)
 Jan Pesman
Netherlands (NED)
10000 metres
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 Knut Johannesen
Norway (NOR)
 Viktor Kosichkin
Soviet Union (URS)
 Kjell Bäckman
Sweden (SWE)

Women[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
500 metres
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 Helga Haase
Germany (EUA)
 Natalya Donchenko
Soviet Union (URS)
 Jeanne Ashworth
United States (USA)
1000 metres
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 Klara Guseva
Soviet Union (URS)
 Helga Haase
Germany (EUA)
 Tamara Rylova
Soviet Union (URS)
1500 metres
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 Lidiya Skoblikova
Soviet Union (URS)
 Elwira Seroczyńska
Poland (POL)
 Helena Pilejczyk
Poland (POL)
3000 metres
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 Lidiya Skoblikova
Soviet Union (URS)
 Valentina Stenina
Soviet Union (URS)
 Eevi Huttunen
Finland (FIN)

Participating nations[edit]

Medal table[edit]

 Rank  Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1 Soviet Union 6 3 3 12
2 Norway 2 1 0 3
3 Germany 1 1 0 2
4 Poland 0 1 1 2
United States 0 1 1 2
6 Finland 0 0 1 1
Netherlands 0 0 1 1
Sweden 0 0 1 1
Total 9 7 8 24

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