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1893 World Allround Speed Skating Championships

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Dates  13–14 January 1893
Competitors  17from 4 nations
1893 World Allround Speed Skating Championships
Venue  Museumplein, Amsterdam, Netherlands

The 1893 World Allround Speed Skating Championships took place at 13 and 14 January at the ice rink Museumplein in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. It is the fourth World Allround Speed Skating Championships organished at the Museumplein in Amsterdam. (The championships in 1892 were canceled due to thaw). It was the first official World Allround Speed Skating Championship after the foundation of the International Skating Union (ISU) in 1892. The Dutch skater Jaap Eden became the first official ISU-World allround by winning the 1500, 5000 en 500 meter. He did not need to finish the 10000m according to the rules. Oskar Fredriksen from Norway skated the championship the first World record at the 10000 meter.

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Allround results

* = Fell NC = Not classified NF = Not finished NS = Not started DQ = Disqualified

Source: SpeedSkatingStats.com

Rules

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 be vacant. The winner of the 500 and 1500 meter was decided by a skate off of the best four skaters of the distance. Silver and bronze medals were not awarded.

References

1893 World Allround Speed Skating Championships Wikipedia


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