Speed skating at the 1936 Winter Olympics – Men's 1500 metres

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1500 metres
at the IV Olympic Winter Games
Speed skating pictogram.svg
Pictogram for Speed skating
Venue Riessersee
Dates February 13
Competitors 37 from 15 nations
Winning time 2:19.2
Medalists
Gold medal    Norway
Silver medal    Norway
Bronze medal    Finland
1932 1948
Speed skating
at the
1936 Winter Olympics
Speed skating pictogram.svg
500 m men
1500 m men
5000 m men
10,000 m men

The 1500 metres speed skating event was part of the speed skating at the 1936 Winter Olympics programme. The competition was held on Thursday, February 13, 1936.

Thirty-seven speed skaters from 15 nations competed.

Medalists[edit]

Gold Silver Bronze
Charles Mathiesen
 Norway
Ivar Ballangrud
 Norway
Birger Wasenius
 Finland

Records[edit]

These were the standing world and Olympic records (in minutes) prior to the 1936 Winter Olympics.

World Record 2:17.4(*) Norway Oscar Mathisen Davos (SUI) January 18, 1914
Olympic Record 2:20.8 Finland Clas Thunberg Chamonix (FRA) January 27, 1924

(*) The record was set in a high altitude venue (more than 1000 metres above sea level) and on naturally frozen ice.

Charles Mathiesen set a new Olympic record with 2:19.2 seconds.

Results[edit]

Place Athlete Time
1  Charles Mathiesen (NOR) 2:19.2
2  Ivar Ballangrud (NOR) 2:20.2
3  Birger Wasenius (FIN) 2:20.9
4  Leo Freisinger (USA) 2:21.3
5  Max Stiepl (AUT) 2:21.6
6  Karl Wazulek (AUT) 2:22.2
7  Harry Haraldsen (NOR) 2:22.4
8  Hans Engnestangen (NOR) 2:23.0
9  Ossi Blomqvist (FIN) 2:23.2
 Antero Ojala (FIN) 2:23.2
 Dolf van der Scheer (NED) 2:23.2
12  Karl Leban (AUT) 2:24.3
 Eddie Schroeder (USA) 2:24.3
14  Jan Langedijk (NED) 2:24.6
15  Seien Kin (JPN) 2:25.0
16  Willy Sandner (GER) 2:25.3
17  Robert Petersen (USA) 2:25.4
18  Alfons Bērziņš (LAT) 2:25.8
19  Shozo Ishihara (JPN) 2:26.7
20  Lou Dijkstra (NED) 2:27.2
 Åke Ekman (FIN) 2:27.2
22  Aleksander Mitt (EST) 2:27.8
23  Jānis Andriksons (LAT) 2:28.9
 Seitoku Ri (JPN) 2:28.9
25  Ferdinand Preindl (AUT) 2:29.0
 László Hidvéghy (HUN) 2:29.0
27  Heinz Sames (GER) 2:29.3
28  Yasuo Kawamura (JPN) 2:29.6
29  Axel Johansson (SWE) 2:29.9
30  Roelof Koops (NED) 2:30.0
31  Jaroslav Turnovský (TCH) 2:30.5
32  Allan Potts (USA) 2:31.2
33  Kenneth Kennedy (AUS) 2:31.8
34  Thomas White (CAN) 2:34.2
35  Oldřich Hanč (TCH) 2:57.8
36  James Graeffe (BEL) 3:00.5
37  Charles De Ligne (BEL) 3:21.9

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