Speed skating at the 1952 Winter Olympics – Men's 10,000 metres
at the VI Olympic Winter Games
Pictogram for Speed skating
|Venue||Bislett Stadion, Oslo|
|Competitors||30 from 12 nations|
1952 Winter Olympics
The 10,000-metre speed skating event was part of the speed skating at the 1952 Winter Olympics programme. It was the last speed skating contest at this Games. The competition was held on Tuesday, February 19, 1952, at 10 a.m..
Thirty speed skaters from 12 nations competed.
These were the standing world and Olympic records (in minutes) prior to the 1952 Winter Olympics.
|World Record||16:32.6(*)||Hjalmar Andersen||Hamar (NOR)||February 10, 1952|
|Olympic Record||17:24.3||Ivar Ballangrud||Garmisch-Partenkirchen (GER)||February 14, 1936|
(*) The record was set on naturally frozen ice.
Four speed skaters were faster than the standing Olympic record. Hjalmar Andersen set a new Olympic record with 16:45.8 minutes.
|1||Hjalmar Andersen (NOR)||16:45.8 OR|
|2||Kees Broekman (NED)||17:10.6|
|3||Carl-Erik Asplund (SWE)||17:16.6|
|4||Pentti Lammio (FIN)||17:20.5|
|5||Anton Huiskes (NED)||17:25.5|
|6||Sverre Haugli (NOR)||17:30.2|
|7||Kazuhiko Sugawara (JPN)||17:34.0|
|8||Lassi Parkkinen (FIN)||17:36.8|
|9||Göthe Hedlund (SWE)||17:39.2|
|10||John Hearn (GBR)||17:41.5|
|11||Arthur Mannsbarth (AUT)||17:44.2|
|12||Kauko Salomaa (FIN)||17:49.6|
|13||Sigvard Ericsson (SWE)||17:52.8|
|14||Yoshiyasu Gomi (JPN)||17:53.0|
|15||Norman Holwell (GBR)||18:02.4|
|16||Pat McNamara (USA)||18:08.7|
|17||József Merényi (HUN)||18:09.0|
|18||Yngvar Karlsen (NOR)||18:10.6|
|19||Egbert van 't Oever (NED)||18:20.8|
|20||Gunnar Hallkvist (SWE)||18:20.9|
|21||Ralf Olin (CAN)||18:22.8|
|22||Theo Meding (GER)||18:24.4|
|23||Matti Tuomi (FIN)||18:25.5|
|24||Craig MacKay (CAN)||18:27.4|
|25||Al Broadhurst (USA)||18:44.2|
|26||Franz Offenberger (AUT)||19:04.2|
|27||Chuck Burke (USA)||19:07.1|
|28||Guido Caroli (ITA)||19:13.6|
|—||Ingar Nordlund (NOR)||DNF|
|Johnny Werket (USA)||DNF|
- Official Olympic Report
- "Results of the 1952 Olympic Games 10,000 meters Men". SpeedSkatingStats.com. Retrieved 27 August 2012.