500 m M - Speed Skating at the 1988 Winter Olympics in Calgary - Results

Men's 500 m - Speed Skating
Calgary 1988 Winter Olympics

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Men's 500 m 1988
Uwe-Jens MeyGDR36,45WR
Jan YkemaNED36,76
Akira KuroiwaJPN36,77
4. Sergei FokichevURS36,82
5. Bae Ki-taeKOR36,90
6. Igor ZhelezovskyURS36,94
7. Guy ThibaultCAN36,96
8. Nick ThometzUSA37,16
9. Yasumitsu KanehamaJPN37,25
10. Frode RønningNOR37,31
11. Yasushi KuroiwaJPN37,34
12. Vitaly MakovetskyURS37,35
13. Kimihiro HamayaJPN37,38
14. Gaetan BoucherCAN37,47
15. Erik HenriksenUSA37,50
16. Menno BoelsmaNED37,52
17. Daniel TurcotteCAN37,60
18. Göran JohanssonSWE37,69
18. Bjørn HagenNOR37,69
20. Hans-Peter OberhuberFRG37,73
21. Andre HoffmannGDR37,75
22. Martin PierceUSA37,76
23. Michael RichmondAUS37,77
24. Hein VergeerNED37,80
25. Jerzy DominikPOL37,83
26. Michael HadschieffAUT37,90
27. Uwe StrebFRG38,03
28. Peter AdebergGDR38,11
29. Robert TremblayCAN38,34
30. Hans MagnussonSWE38,60
31. Claude NicouleauFRA38,63
32. Claes BengtssonSWE38,66
33. Hans van HeldenFRA39,05
34. Christian EmingerAUT39,70
35. Behudin MerdovicYUG56,21
36. Nikolai GulyaevURS1.02,86
Dan JansenUSAdnf

Men's 500 m - Speed Skating - Calgary 1988 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 500 m competition was held at the Olympic Oval and 37 athletes participated in the event.

These results for Men's 500 m - Calgary 1988 Winter Olympics - are based on the official Olympic reports and the Olympian Database
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