500 m M - Speed Skating at the 1964 Winter Olympics in Innsbruck - Results

Men's 500 m - Speed Skating
Innsbruck 1964 Winter Olympics

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Men's 500 m 1964
Richard McDermottUSA40,1OR
Alv GjestvangNOR40,6
Yevgeny GrishinURS40,6
Vladimir OrlovURS40,6
5. Keiichi SuzukiJPN40,7
6. Edward RudolphUSA40,9
7. Heike HedlundSWE41,0
8. William DisneyUSA41,1
8. Villy HaugenNOR41,1
10. Simo RinneFIN41,4
10. Rafael GratchURS41,4
10. Raymond FonvieilleFRA41,4
10. Hroar ElvenesNOR41,4
14. Thomas GrayUSA41,5
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Men's 500 m - Speed Skating - Innsbruck 1964 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 and 44 athletes participated in the event.

These results for Men's 500 m - Innsbruck 1964 Winter Olympics - are based on the official Olympic reports and the Olympian Database
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