Speed skating at the 1952 Winter Olympics – Men's 1500 metres
at the VI Olympic Winter Games
Pictogram for Speed skating
|Venue||Bislett Stadion, Oslo|
|Competitors||39 from 13 nations|
1952 Winter Olympics
Thirty-nine speed skaters from 13 nations competed.
|Wim van der Voort
These were the standing world and Olympic records (in minutes) prior to the 1952 Winter Olympics.
|World Record||2:12.9(*)||Valentin Chaikin||Medeo (URS)||January 20, 1952|
|Olympic Record||2:17.6(*)||Sverre Farstad||St. Moritz (SUI)||February 2, 1948|
(*) The record was set in a high altitude venue (more than 1000 metres above sea level) and on naturally frozen ice.
- Official Olympic Report
- "Results of the 1952 Olympic Games 1500 meters Men". SpeedSkatingStats.com. Retrieved 27 August 2012.