Speed skating at the 1924 Winter Olympics

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Speed skating
at the I Olympic Winter Games
Refer to caption
Pictogram for speed skating
Venue Stade Olympique de Chamonix
Date 26–27 January 1924
No. of events 5
Competitors 31 from 10 nations
1928 →

At the 1924 Winter Olympics in Chamonix, five speed skating events were contested, all for men. The competitions were held on Saturday, January 26, 1924 and on Sunday, January 27, 1924.

Charles Jewtraw won the first gold medal of the 1924 Winter Games, but Clas Thunberg and Roald Larsen each won medals in all five events, with Thunberg winning 3 gold.

Medal summary[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
500 metres
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Charles Jewtraw
 United States
44.0 Oskar Olsen
 Norway
44.2 Roald Larsen
 Norway
Clas Thunberg
 Finland
44.8
1500 metres
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Clas Thunberg
 Finland
2:20.8 Roald Larsen
 Norway
2:22.0 Sigurd Moen
 Norway
2:25.6
5000 metres
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Clas Thunberg
 Finland
8:39.0 Julius Skutnabb
 Finland
8:48.0 Roald Larsen
 Norway
8:50.2
10,000 metres
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Julius Skutnabb
 Finland
18:04.8 Clas Thunberg
 Finland
18:07.8 Roald Larsen
 Norway
18:12.2
All-round
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Clas Thunberg
 Finland
198.023 Roald Larsen
 Norway
199.763 Julius Skutnabb
 Finland
202.347

Participating nations[edit]

Eleven speed skaters competed in all four individual events.

A total of 31 speed skaters from ten nations competed at the Chamonix Games:

Medal table[edit]

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1 Finland4228
2 United States1001
3 Norway0347
Totals (3 nations)55616


References[edit]

  • International Olympic Committee results database
  • Official Report (digitized copy online)
  • "Results of the 1924 Olympic Games Men". SpeedSkatingStats.com. Retrieved 7 September 2012.