Speed skating at the 1932 Winter Olympics – Men's 5000 metres
at the III Olympic Winter Games
Pictogram for Speed skating
|Venue||James B. Sheffield Olympic Skating Rink|
|Competitors||18 from 6 nations|
1932 Winter Olympics
Eighteen speed skaters from six nations competed.
Like all other speed skating events at this Olympics the competition was held for the only time in packstyle format, having all competitors skate at the same time. This was the common style in North America and gave the runners from the United States and Canada a major advantage over the European rivals.
These were the standing world and Olympic records (in minutes) prior to the 1932 Winter Olympics.
|World Record||8:21.6(*)||Ivar Ballangrud||Davos (SUI)||January 11, 1930|
|Olympic Record||8:39.0||Clas Thunberg||Chamonix (FRA)||January 26, 1924|
(*) The record was set in a high altitude venue (more than 1000 metres above sea level) and on naturally frozen ice.
|1||Irving Jaffee (USA)||9:52.0||Q|
|2||Eddie Murphy (USA)||Q|
|3||Ivar Ballangrud (NOR)||Q|
|4||Harry Smyth (CAN)||Q|
|5||Ossi Blomqvist (FIN)|
|–||Alexander Hurd (CAN)||DNF|
|Shozo Ishihara (JPN)||DNF|
|Michael Staksrud (NOR)||DNF|
|Tomeju Uruma (JPN)||DNF|
|1||Bernt Evensen (NOR)||10:01.4||Q|
|2||Herbert Taylor (USA)||Q|
|3||Willy Logan (CAN)||Q|
|4||Frank Stack (CAN)||Q|
|5||Erling Lindboe (NOR)|
|6||Carl Springer (USA)|
|–||Yasuo Kawamura (JPN)||DNF|
|Tokuo Kitani (JPN)||DNF|
|Ingvar Lindberg (SWE)||DNF|
|1||Irving Jaffee (USA)||9:40.8|
|2||Eddie Murphy (USA)||2 m behind|
|3||Willy Logan (CAN)||4 m behind|
|4||Herbert Taylor (USA)|
|5||Ivar Ballangrud (NOR)|
|6||Bernt Evensen (NOR)|
|7||Frank Stack (CAN)|
|8||Harry Smyth (CAN)|
- Official Olympic Report
- "Results of the 1932 Olympic Games 5000 meters Men". SpeedSkatingStats.com. Retrieved 27 August 2012.