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Speed skating at the 1924 Winter Olympics

Speed Skating
at the I Olympic Winter Games

At the 1924 Winter Olympics in Chamonix, five speed skating events were contested, all for men. The competitions were held on Saturday, January 26, 1924 and on Sunday, January 27, 1924.

Charles Jewtraw won the first gold medal of the 1924 Winter Games, but Clas Thunberg and Roald Larsen each won medals in all five events, with Thunberg winning 3 gold.

Contents

  • Medal summary 1
  • Participating nations 2
  • Medal table 3
  • References 4

Medal summary

Event Gold Silver Bronze
500 metres
 Charles Jewtraw
United States (USA)
 Oskar Olsen
Norway (NOR)
 Roald Larsen
Norway (NOR)
 Clas Thunberg
Finland (FIN)
1500 metres
 Clas Thunberg
Finland (FIN)
 Roald Larsen
Norway (NOR)
 Sigurd Moen
Norway (NOR)
5000 metres
 Clas Thunberg
Finland (FIN)
 Julius Skutnabb
Finland (FIN)
 Roald Larsen
Norway (NOR)
10000 metres
 Julius Skutnabb
Finland (FIN)
 Clas Thunberg
Finland (FIN)
 Roald Larsen
Norway (NOR)
All-round
 Clas Thunberg
Finland (FIN)
 Roald Larsen
Norway (NOR)
 Julius Skutnabb
Finland (FIN)

Participating nations

Eleven speed skaters competed in all four individual events.

A total of 31 speed skaters from ten nations competed at the Chamonix Games:

Medal table

 Rank  Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1 Finland 4 2 2 8
2 United States 1 0 0 1
3 Norway 0 3 4 7

References

  • International Olympic Committee results database
  • Official Report (digitized copy online)
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