Speed skating at the 1936 Winter Olympics

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Speed Skating
at the IV Olympic Winter Games
Speed skating pictogram.svg
«1932 1948»

At the 1936 Winter Olympics, four speed skating events were contested. The competitions were held on Tuesday, February 11, 1936, Wednesday, February 12, 1936, Thursday, February 13, 1936, and on Friday, February 14, 1936.

Medal summary

Medal winner shown below 1

Event Gold Silver Bronze
500 metres
details
 Ivar Ballangrud
Norway (NOR)
 Georg Krog
Norway (NOR)
 Leo Freisinger
United States (USA)
1500 metres
details
 Charles Mathiesen
Norway (NOR)
 Ivar Ballangrud
Norway (NOR)
 Birger Wasenius
Finland (FIN)
5000 metres
details
 Ivar Ballangrud
Norway (NOR)
 Birger Wasenius
Finland (FIN)
 Antero Ojala
Finland (FIN)
10000 metres
details
 Ivar Ballangrud
Norway (NOR)
 Birger Wasenius
Finland (FIN)
 Max Stiepl
Austria (AUT)

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

 Rank  Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1 Norway 4 2 0 6
2 Finland 0 2 2 4
3 United States 0 0 1 1
Austria 0 0 1 1

References

  1. ^ Organisationskomitee für die IV. Olympischen Winterspiele (1936). IV. Olympische Winterspiele 1936 Amtlicher Bericht (PDF) (in German). Knorr & Hirth. p. 437. Retrieved November 30, 2010. 









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