|Dates February 18|
Winning time 1:13.03
|Competitors 40 from 16 nations|
Venue Olympic Oval
|Location Olympic Oval, Calgary, Canada|
The men's 1000 metres in speed skating at the 1988 Winter Olympics took place on 18 February, at the Olympic Oval.
Prior to this competition, the existing world and Olympic records were as follows:
The following new World and Olympic records was set during the competition.