Speed skating at the 1932 Winter Olympics – Women's 500 metres
1932 Winter Olympics
Ten speed skaters from two nations competed.
Like all other speed skating events at this Olympics the competition was held in packstyle format, having all competitors skate at the same time. This was the common style in North America at that time.
No official medals were awarded.
|1st Place||2nd Place||3rd Place|
These were the standing world and Olympic records (in seconds) prior to the 1932 Winter Olympics.
|World Record||58.7(*)||Liselotte Landbeck||Davos (SUI)||January 9, 1932|
(*) The record was set in a high altitude venue (more than 1000 metres above sea level) and on naturally frozen ice.
|1||Lela Brooks-Potter (CAN)||62.4||Q|
|2||Elsie Muller-McLave (USA)||Q|
|3||Helen Bina (USA)||Q|
|4||Hattie Donaldson (CAN)|
|5||Geraldine Mackie (CAN)|
|1||Jean Wilson (CAN)||60.4||Q|
|2||Kit Klein (USA)||Q|
|3||Elizabeth Dubois (USA)||Q|
|4||Dorothy Franey (USA)|
|5||Florence Hurd (CAN)|
|1||Jean Wilson (CAN)||58.0|
|2||Elizabeth Dubois (USA)|
|3||Kit Klein (USA)|
|4||Lela Brooks-Potter (CAN)|
|5||Elsie Muller-McLave (USA)|
|6||Helen Bina (USA)|