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Speed skating at the 1976 Winter Olympics – Men's 1500 metres

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Speed skating at the 1976 Winter Olympics – Men's 1500 metres

Men's 1500 metres
at the XII Olympic Winter Games

Pictogram for speed skating
Venue Eisschnellaufbahn
Dates February 13
Competitors 30 from 18 nations
Winning time 1:59.38
Gold medal    Norway
Silver medal    Soviet Union
Bronze medal    Netherlands
Speed skating at the
1976 Winter Olympics
500 m   men   women
1000 m men women
1500 m men women
3000 m women
5000 m men
10000 m men

The men's 1500 metres in speed skating at the 1976 Winter Olympics took place on 13 February, at the Eisschnellaufbahn.[1]


Prior to this competition, the existing world and Olympic records were as follows:[2][3]

World record  Ard Schenk (NED) 1:58.7 Davos, Switzerland 16 January 1971
Olympic record  Ard Schenk (NED) 2:02.96 Sapporo, Japan 6 February 1972

The following new Olympic record was set.

Date Athlete Time OR WR
13 February  Jan Egil Storholt (NOR) 1:59.38 OR


Rank Athlete Country Time Notes
1st Jan Egil Storholt Norway 1:59.38 OR
2nd Yury Kondakov Soviet Union 1:59.97
3rd Hans van Helden Netherlands 2:00.87
4 Sergey Ryabev Soviet Union 2:02.15
5 Dan Carroll United States 2:02.26
6 Piet Kleine Netherlands 2:02.28
7 Eric Heiden United States 2:02.40
8 Colin Coates Australia 2:03.34
9 Klaus Wunderlich East Germany 2:03.41
10 Olavi Köppä Finland 2:03.69
11 Kay Arne Stenshjemmet Norway 2:03.75
12 Herbert Schwarz West Germany 2:03.76
13 Sergey Marchuk Soviet Union 2:04.45
14 Gaétan Boucher Canada 2:04.63
15 Terje Andersen Norway 2:04.65
16 Dan Johansson Sweden 2:04.73
17 Lennart Carlsson Sweden 2:04.76
18 Lee Yeong-Ha South Korea 2:05.25
19 Bruno Toniolli Italy 2:05.66
20 Richard Tourne France 2:06.43
21 Masahiko Yamamoto Japan 2:06.67
22 Mats Wallberg Sweden 2:08.72
23 Mike Woods United States 2:08.77
24 Geoff Sandys Great Britain 2:09.17
25 Floriano Martello Italy 2:09.68
26 Ludwig Kronfuß Austria 2:11.17
27 Franz Krienbühl Switzerland 2:12.52
28 Gilbert Van Eesbeeck Belgium 2:12.74
29 Berend Schabus Austria 2:15.41
30 Giovanni Panciera Italy 2:33.52


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Sports-Reference - 1976 - Men's 1500 metres

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