Speed skating at the 1928 Winter Olympics – Men's 5000 metres
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at the II Olympic Winter Games
Pictogram for Speed skating
|Venue||St. Moritz Olympic Ice Rink|
|Competitors||33 from 14 nations|
1928 Winter Olympics
Thirty-three speed skaters from 14 nations competed.
These were the standing world and Olympic records (in minutes) prior to the 1928 Winter Olympics.
|World Record||8:26.5(*)||Harald Strøm||Kristiania (NOR)||February 18, 1922|
|Olympic Record||8:39.0||Clas Thunberg||Chamonix (FRA)||January 26, 1924|
(*) The record was set on naturally frozen ice.
- Official Olympic Report
- "Results of the 1928 Olympic Games 5000 meters Men". SpeedSkatingStats.com. Retrieved 27 August 2012.