|Dates February 10|
Winning time 39.17
|Competitors 29 from 16 nations|
|Location Eisschnelllaufbahn Innsbruck, Innsbruck|
Venue Eisschnelllaufbahn Innsbruck
The men's 500 metres in speed skating at the 1976 Winter Olympics took place on 10 February, at the Eisschnellaufbahn.
Prior to this competition, the existing world and Olympic records were as follows:
The following new Olympic record was set.
ReferencesSpeed skating at the 1976 Winter Olympics – Men's 500 metres Wikipedia
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