Speed skating at the 1960 Winter Olympics – Men's 10,000 metres
at the VIII Olympic Winter Games
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|Venue||Squaw Valley Olympic Skating Rink|
|Competitors||30 from 15 nations|
1960 Winter Olympics
The 10,000 metres speed skating event was part of the speed skating at the 1960 Winter Olympics programme. It was the last speed skating contest at this Games. The competition was held on the Squaw Valley Olympic Skating Rink and for the first time at the Olympics on artificially frozen ice. It was held on Saturday, February 27, 1960.
Thirty speed skaters from 15 nations competed.
|Knut Johannesen (NOR)||Viktor Kosichkin (URS)||Kjell Bäckman (SWE)|
These were the standing world and Olympic records (in minutes) prior to the 1960 Winter Olympics.
|World Record||16:32.6(*)||Hjalmar Andersen||Hamar (NOR)||February 10, 1952|
|Olympic Record||16:35.9(**)||Sigvard Ericsson||Cortina d'Ampezzo/Lake Misurina (ITA)||January 31, 1956|
(*) The record was set on naturally frozen ice.
(**) The record was set in a high altitude venue (more than 1000 metres above sea level) and on naturally frozen ice.
|1||Knut Johannesen (NOR)||15:46.6 WR|
|2||Viktor Kosichkin (URS)||15:49.2|
|3||Kjell Bäckman (SWE)||16:14.2|
|4||Ivar Nilsson (SWE)||16:26.0|
|5||Terry Monaghan (GBR)||16:31.6|
|6||Torstein Seiersten (NOR)||16:33.4|
|7||Olle Dahlberg (SWE)||16:34.6|
|8||Juhani Järvinen (FIN)||16:35.4|
|9||Keijo Tapiovaara (FIN)||16:32.2|
|10||Ross Zucco (USA)||16:37.6|
|11||André Kouprianoff (FRA)||16:39.1|
|12||Jan Pesman (NED)||16:41.0|
|13||Helmut Kuhnert (EUA)||16:43.4|
|14||Renato De Riva (ITA)||16:45.7|
|15||Arnold Uhrlass (USA)||16:49.3|
|16||Kees Broekman (NED)||16:59.9|
|17||Kurt Stille (DEN)||17:00.0|
|18||Mario Gios (ITA)||17:06.3|
|19||Hermann Strutz (AUT)||17:06.5|
|20||Vladimir Shilykovski (URS)||17:13.9|
|21||Shuji Kobayashi (JPN)||17:20.8|
|22||Jeen van den Berg (NED)||17:23.5|
|23||Roald Aas (NOR)||17:26.8|
|24||Leo Tynkkynen (FIN)||17:33.6|
|25||Takeo Mizoo (JPN)||17:42.0|
|26||Jang In-Won (KOR)||17:45.7|
|27||Ralf Olin (CAN)||17:50.9|
|28||Choi Yeong-Bae (KOR)||18:15.5|
|29||Heinz Wolfram (EUA)||18:37.0|
|—||Nikolajs Štelbaums (URS)||(16:41.9)|
Nikolajs Štelbaums was disqualified.
- Official Olympic Report
- "Results of the 1960 Olympic Games 10,000 meters Men". SpeedSkatingStats.com. Retrieved 27 August 2012.