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1923 World Allround Speed Skating Championships

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Dates  10–11 February 1923
Competitors  18from 5 nations
1923 World Allround Speed Skating Championships
Venue  Östermalms Idrottsplats, Stockholm, Sweden

The 1923 World Allround Speed Skating Championships took place at 10 and 11 February 1923 at the ice rink Östermalms Idrottsplats in Stockholm, Sweden.

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Harald Strøm was defending champion but did not succeed in prolonging his title.
Clas Thunberg became World champion for the first time.

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

    1923 World Allround Speed Skating Championships Wikipedia


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