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1894 World Allround Speed Skating Championships

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Dates  10–11 February 1894
Not declared  [[|]]
Competitors  19from 6 nations
1894 World Allround Speed Skating Championships
Venue  Saltsjöbanen, Stockholm, Sweden

The 1894 World Allround Speed Skating Championships took place at 10 and 11 February 1894 at the ice rink Saltsjöbanen in Stockholm, Sweden. 19 skaters from six countries participated. It is the first World Allround Speed Skating Championships skated outside off Amsterdam. The Dutch skater Jaap Eden was the defending champion. No new champion was declared because none of the skaters won three distances.

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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

1894 World Allround Speed Skating Championships Wikipedia


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