Speed skating at the 1964 Winter Olympics – Men's 500 metres

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Men's 500 metres speed skating
at the IX Olympic Winter Games
Speed skating pictogram.svg
Pictogram for speed skating
Date4 February 1964
Competitors44 from 19 nations
Winning time40.4 OR
Gold medal   Norway
Silver medal   United States
Silver medal   Soviet Union

The men's 500 metres in speed skating at the 1964 Winter Olympics took place on 4 February, at the Eisschnellaufbahn.

Results[edit | edit source]

Rank Athlete Country Time Notes
1st, gold medalist(s) Alv Gjestvang  Norway 40.4 OR
2nd, silver medalist(s) Terry McDermott  United States 40.6
Vladimir Orlov  Soviet Union 40.6
4 Yevgeny Grishin  Soviet Union 40.7
Keichi Suzuki  Japan 40.7
6 Bill Disney  United States 40.8
7 Tom Gray  United States 41.0
8 Villy Haugen  Norway 41.1
Magne Thomassen  Norway 41.1
10 Rafael Grach  Soviet Union 41.4
42 Satoshi Shinpo  Japan 44.6
43 Jean-Pierre Guéron  Switzerland 44.7
44 Thomas Dawson  Great Britain 44.9