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

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Men's 5000 m 1956
Boris ShilkovURS7.48,7OR
Sigvard EricssonSWE7.56,7
Oleg GoncharenkoURS7.57,5
4. Cornelis BroekmanNED8.00,2
4. Willem de GraaffNED8.00,2
6. Roald AasNOR8.01,6
7. Olof DahlbergSWE8.01,8
8. Knut JohannesenNOR8.02,3
9. Helmut KuhnertGER8.04,3
10. Olav SeierstenNOR8.06,4
11. Hjalmar AndersenNOR8.06,5
12. Gunnar SjölinSWE8.06,7
13. Vladimir KolarTCH8.08,9
14. Colin HickeyAUS8.10,00
15. John CronsheyGBR8.10,1
16. Dmitry SakunenkoURS8.10,5
17. Matthew McNamaraUSA8.10,6
18. Gerardus MaarseNED8.11,1
19. Boris YakimovURS8.12,6
20. Juhani JärvinenFIN8.13,7
21. Kauko SalomaaFIN8.14,3
22. Sven AnderssonSWE8.16,9
23. Chang YoungKOR8.17,6
24. Jeen van den BergNED8.19,1
25. Leo TynkkynenFIN8.19,9
26. John HearnGBR8.21,4
27. Yoshiyasu GomiJPN8.22,2
28. Arthur MannsbarthAUT8.23,6
28. Taketsugu AsazakaJPN8.23,6
30. Hans KellerGER8.24,5
31. Eugene SandvigUSA8.25,5
32. Matti HambergFIN8.28,1
33. Ralph OlinCAN8.30,8
34. Franz OffenbergerAUT8.30,8
35. Raymond GillozFRA8.32,5
36. Kim Chang-soonKOR8.34,3
37. Pyun Nam-changKOR8.36,7
38. Kurt EmingerAUT8.39,4
39. Jürg RohrbachSUI8.39,5
40. Arthur LongsjoUSA8.40,0
41. Carlo CalzaITA8.41,1
42. Alexander ConnellGBR8.42,5
43. Charles BurkeUSA8.47,4
44. Paolino DimaiITA8.48,0
45. Remo TomasiITA8.48,3
46. Yoshitaka HoriJPN8.53,5

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 and 46 athletes participated in the event.

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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