Speed skating at the 1936 Winter Olympics

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Speed Skating
at the IV Olympic Winter Games
Speed skating pictogram.svg
Venue Riessersee
Dates February 11-14
Competitors 52 from 16 nations
← 1932
1948 →

At the 1936 Winter Olympics, four speed skating events were contested. The competitions were held on Tuesday, February 11, 1936, Wednesday, February 12, 1936, Thursday, February 13, 1936, and on Friday, February 14, 1936.

Medal summary[edit]

Medal winner shown below [1]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
500 metres
details
Ivar Ballangrud
 Norway
43.4 Georg Krog
 Norway
43.5 Leo Freisinger
 United States
44.0
1500 metres
details
Charles Mathiesen
 Norway
2:19.2 Ivar Ballangrud
 Norway
2:20.2 Birger Wasenius
 Finland
2:20.9
5000 metres
details
Ivar Ballangrud
 Norway
8:19.6 (OR) Birger Wasenius
 Finland
8:23.3 Antero Ojala
 Finland
8:30.1
10000 metres
details
Ivar Ballangrud
 Norway
17:24.3 (OR) Birger Wasenius
 Finland
17:28.2 Max Stiepl
 Austria
17:30.0

Participating nations[edit]

Seventeen speed skaters competed in all four events.

A total of 52 speed skaters from 16 nations competed at the Garmisch-Partenkirchen Games:

Medal table[edit]

 Rank  Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  Norway 4 2 0 6
2  Finland 0 2 2 4
3  United States 0 0 1 1
 Austria 0 0 1 1

References[edit]

  1. ^ Organisationskomitee für die IV. Olympischen Winterspiele (1936). IV. Olympische Winterspiele 1936 Amtlicher Bericht (PDF) (in German). Knorr & Hirth. p. 437. Retrieved November 30, 2010.