Speed skating at the 1936 Winter Olympics

Speed skating at the Olympics
Speed skating
at the IV Olympic Winter Games
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Pictogram for speed skating
VenueRiessersee 22
Date11–14 February 1936
No. of events4
Competitors52 from 16 nations
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At the 1936 Winter Olympics, four speed skating events were contested. The competitions were held on Tuesday, 11 February 1936, Wednesday, 12 February 1936, Thursday, 13 February 1936, and on Friday, 14 February 1936.[1]

Medal summary

Medal winner shown below [2]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
500 metres
details
Ivar Ballangrud
 Norway
43.4 Georg Krog
 Norway
43.5 Leo Freisinger
 United States
44.0
1500 metres
details
Charles Mathiesen
 Norway
2:19.2

OR

Ivar Ballangrud
 Norway
2:20.2 Birger Wasenius
 Finland
2:20.9
5000 metres
details
Ivar Ballangrud
 Norway
8:19.6 OR Birger Wasenius
 Finland
8:23.3 Antero Ojala
 Finland
8:30.1
10,000 metres
details
Ivar Ballangrud
 Norway
17:24.3 OR Birger Wasenius
 Finland
17:28.2 Max Stiepl
 Austria
17:30.0

Participating nations

Seventeen speed skaters competed in all four events.

A total of 52 speed skaters from 16 nations competed at the Garmisch-Partenkirchen Games:

Medal table

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1 Norway4206
2 Finland0224
3 Austria0011
 United States0011
Totals (4 entries)44412

References

  1. ^ "Speed Skating at the 1936 Garmisch-Partenkirchen Winter Games". Sports Reference. Archived from the original on 17 April 2020. Retrieved 23 October 2019.
  2. ^ Organisationskomitee für die IV. Olympischen Winterspiele (1936). IV. Olympische Winterspiele 1936 Amtlicher Bericht (PDF) (in German). Knorr & Hirth. p. 437. Retrieved 30 November 2010.

External links

  • International Olympic Committee results database
  • "Results of the 1936 Olympic Games Men". SpeedSkatingStats.com. Retrieved 7 September 2012.
  • (ed.) Peter von le Fort (1936). IV. Olympische Winterspiele 1936 Amtlicher Bericht (PDF) (in German). Berlin: Reichssportverlag. Retrieved 10 June 2008. {{cite book}}: |author= has generic name (help)
  • "Australians at the Olympics: A definitive history" by Gary Lester ISBN 0-949853-05-4 (suspected errata listed in Errata/0949853054)
  • "2002 Australian Winter Olympic Team Guide" PDF file
  • "The Compendium: Official Australian Olympic Statistics 1896-2002" Australian Olympic Committee ISBN 0-7022-3425-7 (Inconsistencies in sources mentioned in Wikibooks:Errata/0702234257)
  • (ed.) Peter von le Fort (1936). IV. Olympische Winterspiele 1936 Amtlicher Bericht (PDF) (in German). Berlin: Reichssportverlag. Archived from the original (PDF) on 9 August 2007. Retrieved 10 June 2008. {{cite book}}: |author= has generic name (help)