1896 World Allround Speed Skating Championships

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World Allround Speed Skating Championships
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Jaap Eden
First official ISU-World Champion
Venue Joesoepovski Park, Saint Petersburg, Russia
Dates 7–8 February 1896
Competitors 14 from 4 nations
Medalist men
1st, gold medalist(s) Jaap Eden  NED
Medalist women

The 1896 World Allround Speed Skating Championships took place at 7 and 8 February 1896 at the ice rink Joesoepovski Park in Saint Petersburg, Russia. Jaap Eden was the defending champion, he extended his title by winning all four distances.

Allround results[edit]

Place Athlete Country 500m 5000m 1500m 10000m
1st, gold medalist(s) Jaap Eden  Netherlands 50.2 (1) 9:03.2 (1) 2:36.2 (1) 18:52.4 (1)
NC2 Gustaf Estlander Flag of Russia.svg Finland 53.8 (3) 9:42.4 (2) 2:44.2 (2) 19:57.4 (2)
NC3 Johan Wink Flag of Russia.svg Finland 55.0 (7) 9:48.6 (3) 2:54.4 (6) 20:12.2 (3)
NC4 Nikolay Fyodorov  Russia 1:00.8 (10) 11:01.2 (8) 3:12.6 (11) 23:11.6 (5)
NC N. Obukhov  Russia 58.8 (9) 10:59.0 (7) 3:08.2 (10) NF
NC Sergey Muller  Russia 54.2 (4) 10:03.2 (4) 2:49.2 (4) NS
NC V. Gumbin  Russia 1:03.2 (11) 11:19.8 (9) 3:18.2 (12) NS
NC A. Nikolayev  Russia 56.6 (8) NS NF NS
NC Eduard Vollenveyder  Russia 54.6 (5) NS NS NS
NC Aleksandr Papikin  Russia 52.8 (2) NS 2:54.4 (6) NS
NC Pyotr Kusminski  Russia 54.8 (6) NS 2:53.2 (5) NS
NC M. Pfeffer  Russia NF 10:48.0 (6) 3:02.6 (9) NS
NC Julius Seyler Flag of the German Empire.svg German Empire NS NS 2:44.2 (2) NS
NC H. Roos  Russia NS 10:12.6 (5) 2:56.0 (8) 21:05.6 (4)
* = Fell
NC = Not classified
NF = Not finished
NS = Not started
DQ = Disqualified

Source: SpeedSkatingStats.com[1]

Rules[edit]

Four distances had to be skated: 500, 1500, 5000 and 10,000 m. One could earn the world title only by winning at least three of the four distances, otherwise the title would become vacant. Silver and bronze medals were not awarded.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Results of the 1896 World Championship Allround Men". SpeedSkatingStats.com. Retrieved 25 August 2012.