Speed Skating — 5,000 metres, Men

Times held 23
Total participants 538
Total countries 38

Participants

Year Event Status Participants NOCs
1924 5,000 metres, Men Olympic 22 10
1928 5,000 metres, Men Olympic 33 14
1932 5,000 metres, Men Olympic 18 6
1936 5,000 metres, Men Olympic 37 16
1948 5,000 metres, Men Olympic 40 14
1952 5,000 metres, Men Olympic 35 13
1956 5,000 metres, Men Olympic 46 17
1960 5,000 metres, Men Olympic 37 15
1964 5,000 metres, Men Olympic 42 19
1968 5,000 metres, Men Olympic 38 17
1972 5,000 metres, Men Olympic 28 14
1976 5,000 metres, Men Olympic 31 17
1980 5,000 metres, Men Olympic 29 15
1984 5,000 metres, Men Olympic 42 20
1988 5,000 metres, Men Olympic 38 18
1992 5,000 metres, Men Olympic 36 20
1994 5,000 metres, Men Olympic 32 17
1998 5,000 metres, Men Olympic 32 19
2002 5,000 metres, Men Olympic 32 14
2006 5,000 metres, Men Olympic 28 15
2010 5,000 metres, Men Olympic 28 16
2014 5,000 metres, Men Olympic 26 14
2018 5,000 metres, Men Olympic 22 14

Medal winners

Year Gold Silver Bronze
1924 Clas ThunbergFIN Julius SkutnabbFIN Roald LarsenNOR
1928 Ivar BallangrudNOR Julius SkutnabbFIN Bernt EvensenNOR
1932 Irving JaffeeUSA Eddie MurphyUSA Willy LoganCAN
1936 Ivar BallangrudNOR Birger WaseniusFIN Antero OjalaFIN
1948 Reidar LiaklevNOR Odd LundbergNOR Göthe HedlundSWE
1952 Hjalmar AndersenNOR Kees BroekmanNED Sverre HaugliNOR
1956 Boris ShilkovURS Sigvard EricssonSWE Oleg GoncharenkoURS
1960 Viktor KosichkinURS Knut JohannesenNOR Jan PesmanNED
1964 Knut JohannesenNOR Per Ivar MoeNOR Fred Anton MaierNOR
1968 Fred Anton MaierNOR Kees VerkerkNED Peter NottetNED
1972 Ard SchenkNED Roar GrønvoldNOR Sten StensenNOR
1976 Sten StensenNOR Piet KleineNED Hans van HeldenNED
1980 Eric HeidenUSA Kay Arne StenshjemmetNOR Tom Erik OxholmNOR
1984 Tomas GustafsonSWE Igor MalkovURS René SchöfischGDR
1988 Tomas GustafsonSWE Leo VisserNED Gerard KemkersNED
1992 Geir KarlstadNOR Falko ZandstraNED Leo VisserNED
1994 Johann Olav KossNOR Kjell StorelidNOR Rintje RitsmaNED
1998 Gianni RommeNED Rintje RitsmaNED Bart VeldkampBEL
2002 Jochem UytdehaageNED Derek ParraUSA Jens BodenGER
2006 Chad HedrickUSA Sven KramerNED Enrico FabrisITA
2010 Sven KramerNED Lee Seung-HunKOR Ivan SkobrevRUS
2014 Sven KramerNED Jan BlokhuijsenNED Jorrit BergsmaNED
2018 Sven KramerNED Ted-Jan BloemenCAN Sverre Lunde PedersenNOR

Medals by country

NOC Gold Silver Bronze Total
Norway NOR 9 6 7 22
Netherlands NED 6 8 7 21
United States USA 3 2 0 5
Soviet Union URS 2 1 1 4
Sweden SWE 2 1 1 4
Finland FIN 1 3 1 5
Canada CAN 0 1 1 2
Republic of Korea KOR 0 1 0 1
Belgium BEL 0 0 1 1
East Germany GDR 0 0 1 1
Germany GER 0 0 1 1
Italy ITA 0 0 1 1
Russian Federation RUS 0 0 1 1

Top medallists

Athlete Nat Gold Silver Bronze Total
Sven Kramer NED 3 1 0 4
Ivar Ballangrud NOR 2 0 0 2
Tomas Gustafson SWE 2 0 0 2
Knut Johannesen NOR 1 1 0 2
Fred Anton Maier NOR 1 0 1 2
Sten Stensen NOR 1 0 1 2

Olympic record progression

Record type
5,000 metres, Men