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1896 World Allround Speed Skating Championships

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Dates  7–8 February 1896
Competitors  14from 4 nations
1896 World Allround Speed Skating Championships
Venue  Joesoepovski Park, Saint Petersburg, Russia

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.

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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 become vacant. Silver and bronze medals were not awarded.

References

1896 World Allround Speed Skating Championships Wikipedia


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