5000 m M - Speed Skating at the 1956 Winter Olympics in Cortina d'Ampezzo - Results

Men's 5000 m - Speed Skating
Cortina d'Ampezzo 1956 Winter Olympics

Speed Skating at the Cortina d'Ampezzo 1956 Winter Olympics  Cortina d'Ampezzo 1956 Olympic Games - Speed Skating
Men's 5000 m 1956
Final
Boris Shilkov URS 7.48,7 OR
Sigvard Ericsson SWE 7.56,7
Oleg Goncharenko URS 7.57,5
4. Cornelis Broekman NED 8.00,2
- Willem de Graaff NED 8.00,2
6. Roald Aas NOR 8.01,6
7. Olof Dahlberg SWE 8.01,8
8. Knut Johannesen NOR 8.02,3
9. Helmut Kuhnert GER 8.04,3
10. Olav Seiersten NOR 8.06,4
11. Hjalmar Andersen NOR 8.06,5
12. Gunnar Sjölin SWE 8.06,7
13. Vladimir Kolar TCH 8.08,9
14. Colin Hickey AUS 8.10,00
15. John Cronshey GBR 8.10,1
16. Dmitry Sakunenko URS 8.10,5
17. Matthew McNamara USA 8.10,6
18. Gerardus Maarse NED 8.11,1
19. Boris Yakimov URS 8.12,6
20. Juhani Järvinen FIN 8.13,7
21. Kauko Salomaa FIN 8.14,3
22. Sven Andersson SWE 8.16,9
23. Chang Young KOR 8.17,6
24. Jeen van den Berg NED 8.19,1
25. Leo Tynkkynen FIN 8.19,9
26. John Hearn GBR 8.21,4
27. Yoshiyasu Gomi JPN 8.22,2
28. Arthur Mannsbarth AUT 8.23,6
- Taketsugu Asazaka JPN 8.23,6
30. Hans Keller GER 8.24,5
31. Eugene Sandvig USA 8.25,5
32. Matti Hamberg FIN 8.28,1
33. Ralph Olin CAN 8.30,8
34. Franz Offenberger AUT 8.30,8
35. Raymond Gilloz FRA 8.32,5
36. Kim Chang-soon KOR 8.34,3
37. Pyun Nam-chang KOR 8.36,7
38. Kurt Eminger AUT 8.39,4
39. Jürg Rohrbach SUI 8.39,5
40. Arthur Longsjo USA 8.40,0
41. Carlo Calza ITA 8.41,1
42. Alexander Connell GBR 8.42,5
43. Charles Burke USA 8.47,4
44. Paolino Dimai ITA 8.48,0
45. Remo Tomasi ITA 8.48,3
46. Yoshitaka Hori JPN 8.53,5
Men's 5000 m - Speed Skating - Cortina d'Ampezzo 1956 Winter Olympics

Event Format: Skaters raced against the clock although they raced in pairs on separate lanes on an oval rink (inner and outer lanes). Skaters had to change lanes in the back straightaway of each lap in order to skate an equal distance. The skater on the outer lane had the right of way and the skater leaving the inner lane should avoid collision. The Olympic gold medal winner was the athlete with the fastest time for the race.

Event facts: Men's 5000 m competition was held at the Lago Misurina and 46 athletes participated in the event. The final took place on Thursday, January 4, 2018 and competitions began on Thursday, January 4, 2018.

These results for Men's 5000 m - Cortina d'Ampezzo 1956 Winter Olympics - are based on the official olympic reports and the Olympian Database
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