Speed Skating at the 1968 Winter Olympics
|Facts - Men's 1500 m - Grenoble 1968
|Venue: Anneau de Vitesse, Parc Paul Mistral
|Participants: 53 athletes participated in the event.
|Schedule: The final took place on Friday, February 16, 1968.
|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.
|This information about Men's 1500 m - Speed Skating at the 1968 Winter Olympics in Grenoble is based on the official Olympic reports and the Olympian Database