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1912 World Allround Speed Skating Championships

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Dates  17–18 February 1912
Competitors  15from 4 nations
1912 World Allround Speed Skating Championships
Venue  Gamle Frogner, Kristiania, Norway

The 1912 World Allround Speed Skating Championships took place at 17 and 18 February 1912 at the ice rink Gamle Frogner in Kristiania, Norway.

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Nikolay Strunnikov was defending champion but did not take part in these championships. Oscar Mathisen had the lowest amount of points awarded and won all four distances. He became World champion for the third time. He and Jaap Eden are the only ice-skaters winning the World championship three times (so far).

Allround results

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

Source: SpeedSkatingStats.com

Rules

Four distances have to be skated:

  • 500m
  • 1500m
  • 5000m
  • 10000m
  • The ranking was made by award ranking points. The points were awarded to the skaters who had skated all the distances. The final ranking was then decided by ordering the skaters by lowest point totals.

  • 1 point for 1st place
  • 2 point for 2nd place
  • 3 point for 3rd place
  • and so on
  • One could win the World Championships also by winning at least three of the four distances, so the ranking could be affected by this.

    Silver and bronze medals were awarded.

    References

    1912 World Allround Speed Skating Championships Wikipedia


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