Speed skating at the 1952 Winter Olympics

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Speed Skating
at the VI Olympic Winter Games
Speed skating pictogram.svg
Venue Bislett Stadion, Oslo
Dates 16-19 February
Competitors 67 from 14 nations
← 1948
1956 →

At the 1952 Winter Olympics, four speed skating events were contested. The competitions were held from Saturday, February 16 to Tuesday, February 19, 1952.

Medal summary[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
500 metres
details
Ken Henry
 United States
43.2 Don McDermott
 United States
43.9 Gordon Audley
 Canada
Arne Johansen
 Norway
44.0
1500 metres
details
Hjalmar Andersen
 Norway
2:20.4 Wim van der Voort
 Netherlands
2:20.6 Roald Aas
 Norway
2:21.4
5000 metres
details
Hjalmar Andersen
 Norway
8:10.6
(OR)
Kees Broekman
 Netherlands
8:21.6 Sverre Haugli
 Norway
8:22.4
10000 metres
details
Hjalmar Andersen
 Norway
16:45.8
(OR)
Kees Broekman
 Netherlands
17:10.6 Carl-Erik Asplund
 Sweden
17:16.6

Participating nations[edit]

Seven speed skaters competed in all four events.

A total of 67 speed skaters from 14 nations competed at the Oslo Games:

Medal table[edit]

 Rank  Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  Norway 3 0 3 6
2  United States 1 1 0 2
3  Netherlands 0 3 0 3
4  Canada 0 0 1 1
 Sweden 0 0 1 1
Total 4 4 5 13

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