Speed skating at the 1964 Winter Olympics

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Speed skating
at the IX Olympic Winter Games
Speed skating pictogram.svg
Pictogram for speed skating
Venue Eisschnellaufbahn
Dates January 30-February 7
Competitors 134 from 22 nations
«1960 1968»

Speed skating at the 1964 Winter Olympics, was held from 30 January to 7 February. Eight events were contested at the Eisschnelllaufbahn Innsbruck.1

Medal summary

Medal table

 Rank  Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  Soviet Union (URS) 5 5 2 12
2  Norway (NOR) 1 3 3 7
3  Sweden (SWE) 1 0 0 1
3  United States (USA) 1 0 0 1
5  Finland (FIN) 0 1 1 2
6  Netherlands (NED) 0 1 0 1
6  North Korea (PRK) 0 1 0 1
Total 8 11 6 25

The Soviet Union led the medal table with five gold and twelve total, with four of the gold medals won by Lidiya Skoblikova, who swept the women's events.

North Korea's Han Pil-Hwa was the first medalist for her country in the Olympics, and the first Asian woman to win a medal in the Winter Olympics.

Skoblikova easily led the individual medal table, while Knut Johannesen was the most successful male skater with one gold and one bronze medal.

Men's events

Event Gold Silver Bronze
500 metres
details
 Terry McDermott
United States (USA)
40.1  Alv Gjestvang
Norway (NOR)
 Yevgeny Grishin
Soviet Union (URS)
 Vladimir Orlov
Soviet Union (URS)
40.6
1500 metres
details
 Ants Antson
Soviet Union (URS)
2:10.3  Kees Verkerk
Netherlands (NED)
2:10.6  Villy Haugen
Norway (NOR)
2:11.2
5000 metres
details
 Knut Johannesen
Norway (NOR)
7:38.4  Per Ivar Moe
Norway (NOR)
7:38.6  Fred Anton Maier
Norway (NOR)
7:42.0
10000 metres
details
 Jonny Nilsson
Sweden (SWE)
15:50.1  Fred Anton Maier
Norway (NOR)
16:06.0  Knut Johannesen
Norway (NOR)
16:06.3

Women's events

Event Gold Silver Bronze
500 metres
details
 Lidiya Skoblikova
Soviet Union (URS)
45.0  Irina Yegorova
Soviet Union (URS)
45.4  Tatyana Sidorova
Soviet Union (URS)
45.5
1000 metres
details
 Lidiya Skoblikova
Soviet Union (URS)
1:33.2  Irina Yegorova
Soviet Union (URS)
1:34.3  Kaija Mustonen
Finland (FIN)
1:34.8
1500 metres
details
 Lidiya Skoblikova
Soviet Union (URS)
2:22.6  Kaija Mustonen
Finland (FIN)
2:25.5  Berta Kolokoltseva
Soviet Union (URS)
2:27.1
3000 metres
details
 Lidiya Skoblikova
Soviet Union (URS)
5:14.9  Han Pil-Hwa
North Korea (PRK)
 Valentina Stenina
Soviet Union (URS)
5:18.5

Records

Five new Olympic records were set in Innsbruck.23

Event Date Team Time OR WR
Men's 500 metres 4 February  Terry McDermott (USA) 40.1 OR
Men's 5000 metres 5 February  Knut Johannesen (NOR) 7:38.4 OR
Women's 500 metres 30 January  Lidiya Skoblikova (URS) 45.0 OR
Women's 1000 metres 1 February  Lidiya Skoblikova (URS) 1:33.2 OR
Women's 1500 metres 31 January  Lidiya Skoblikova (URS) 2:22.6 OR

Participating NOCs

Twenty-two nations competed in the speed skating events at Innsbruck. Mongolia and North Korea made their Olympic speed skating debuts.

References

  1. ^ "Offizieller Bericht der IX. Olympischen Winterspiele Innsbruck 1964". Austrian Federal Publishing House for Instruction, Science and Art, Vienna and Munich. LA84 Foundation. 1964. Retrieved January 28, 2014. 
  2. ^ "ISU - Speed Skating - Records - World Records". International Skating Union. Retrieved January 29, 2014. 
  3. ^ "ISU - Speed Skating - Records - Olympic Records". International Skating Union. Retrieved January 29, 2014. 

Sports-Reference 1964 Olympics - Speed Skating








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