Evolution of the world record 500 meters Men


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1Oscar GrundénSWE0:50.8NeglingevikenSWEoutdoor - natural28 Feb 1891
2Einar HalvorsenNOR0:50.2HamarNORoutdoor - natural28 Feb 1892
3Alfred NæssNOR0:49.4HamarNORoutdoor - natural5 Feb 1893
4Einar HalvorsenNOR0:48.0HamarNORoutdoor - natural26 Feb 1893
5Oskar FredriksenNOR0:47.8KristianiaNORoutdoor - natural21 Jan 1894
6Alfred NæssNOR0:47.0HamarNORoutdoor - natural24 Feb 1894
7Wilhelm MausethNOR0:46.8TrondheimNORoutdoor - natural3 Feb 1895
8Peder ØstlundNOR0:46.6TrondheimNORoutdoor - natural7 Feb 1897
9Peder ØstlundNOR0:45.2DavosSUIoutdoor - natural10 Feb 1900
10Rudolf GundersenNOR0:44.8DavosSUIoutdoor - natural27 Jan 1906
11Johan VikanderFIN0:44.4DavosSUIoutdoor - natural9 Feb 1908
12Oscar MathisenNOR0:44.2KristianiaNORoutdoor - natural17 Feb 1912
13Oscar MathisenNOR0:44.0HamarNORoutdoor - natural16 Mar 1913
14Oscar MathisenNOR0:43.7KristianiaNORoutdoor - natural10 Jan 1914
15Oscar MathisenNOR0:43.4DavosSUIoutdoor - natural17 Jan 1914
16Roald LarsenNOR0:43.1DavosSUIoutdoor - natural4 Feb 1928
17Clas ThunbergFIN0:42.8DavosSUIoutdoor - natural19 Jan 1929
18Clas ThunbergFIN0:42.6St. MoritzSUIoutdoor - natural13 Jan 1931
19Hans EngnestangenNOR0:42.5DavosSUIoutdoor - natural21 Jan 1933
20Allan PottsUSA0:42.4OsloNORoutdoor - natural18 Jan 1936
21Hans EngnestangenNOR0:42.3DavosSUIoutdoor - natural30 Jan 1937
22Hans EngnestangenNOR0:41.8DavosSUIoutdoor - natural5 Feb 1938
23Yury SergeyevURS0:41.7MedeoKAZoutdoor - natural6 Jan 1952
24Yury SergeyevURS0:41.2MedeoKAZoutdoor - natural19 Jan 1952
25Yury SergeyevURS0:40.9MedeoKAZoutdoor - natural25 Jan 1953
26Yury SergeyevURS0:40.8MedeoKAZoutdoor - natural19 Jan 1955
27Yevgeny GrishinURS0:40.2MisurinaITAoutdoor - natural22 Jan 1956
28Yevgeny GrishinURS0:40.2MisurinaITAoutdoor - natural28 Jan 1956
29Yevgeny GrishinURS0:39.6MedeoKAZoutdoor - natural27 Jan 1963
30Yevgeny GrishinURS0:39.5MedeoKAZoutdoor - natural28 Jan 1963
31Erhard KellerFRG0:39.2InzellFRGoutdoor - artificial28 Jan 1968
32Keiichi SuzukiJPN0:39.2InzellFRGoutdoor - artificial1 Mar 1969
33Valery MuratovURS0:39.09MedeoKAZoutdoor - natural9 Jan 1970
34Boris GulyayevURS0:39.03MedeoKAZoutdoor - natural13 Jan 1970
35Hasse BörjesSWE0:38.9DavosSUIoutdoor - natural18 Jan 1970
36Valery MuratovURS0:38.99MedeoKAZoutdoor - natural24 Jan 1970
37Hasse BörjesSWE0:38.87MedeoKAZoutdoor - natural25 Jan 1970
38Valery MuratovURS0:38.73MedeoKAZoutdoor - natural29 Jan 1970
39Keiichi SuzukiJPN0:38.71InzellFRGoutdoor - artificial7 Mar 1970
40Hasse BörjesSWE0:38.46InzellFRGoutdoor - artificial8 Mar 1970
41Erhard KellerFRG0:38.42InzellFRGoutdoor - artificial14 Mar 1971
42Erhard KellerFRG0:38.30InzellFRGoutdoor - artificial2 Jan 1972
43Leo LinkovesiFIN0:38.0DavosSUIoutdoor - natural8 Jan 1972
44Erhard KellerFRG0:38.0InzellFRGoutdoor - artificial4 Mar 1972
45Lasse EfskindNOR0:38.0DavosSUIoutdoor - natural13 Jan 1973
46Yevgeny KulikovURS0:37.99MedeoKAZoutdoor - artificial15 Mar 1975
47Yevgeny KulikovURS0:37.97MedeoKAZoutdoor - artificial16 Mar 1975
48Valery MuratovURS0:37.85MedeoKAZoutdoor - artificial18 Mar 1975
49Yevgeny KulikovURS0:37.20MedeoKAZoutdoor - artificial28 Mar 1975
50Yevgeny KulikovURS0:37.00MedeoKAZoutdoor - artificial29 Mar 1975
51Yevgeny KulikovURS0:36.91MedeoKAZoutdoor - artificial28 Mar 1981
52Pavel PegovURS0:36.68MedeoKAZoutdoor - artificial25 Mar 1983
53Pavel PegovURS0:36.57MedeoKAZoutdoor - artificial26 Mar 1983
54Nick ThometzUSA0:36.55HeerenveenNEDindoor - artificial19 Mar 1987
55Uwe-Jens MeyGDR0:36.45CalgaryCANindoor - artificial14 Feb 1988
56Uwe-Jens MeyGER0:36.43DavosSUIoutdoor - natural19 Jan 1992
57Dan JansenUSA0:36.41DavosSUIoutdoor - natural25 Jan 1992
58Dan JansenUSA0:36.41CalgaryCANindoor - artificial19 Mar 1993
59Dan JansenUSA0:36.02CalgaryCANindoor - artificial20 Mar 1993
60Dan JansenUSA0:35.92HamarNORindoor - artificial4 Dec 1993
61Dan JansenUSA0:35.76CalgaryCANindoor - artificial30 Jan 1994
62Hiroyasu ShimizuJPN0:35.39CalgaryCANindoor - artificial2 Mar 1996
63Hiroyasu ShimizuJPN0:35.36*CalgaryCANindoor - artificial28 Mar 1998
64Hiroyasu ShimizuJPN0:34.82*CalgaryCANindoor - artificial28 Mar 1998
65Jeremy WotherspoonCAN0:34.76*CalgaryCANindoor - artificial20 Feb 1999
66Jeremy WotherspoonCAN0:34.63*CalgaryCANindoor - artificial29 Jan 2000
67Hiroyasu ShimizuJPN0:34.32*Salt Lake CityUSAindoor - artificial10 Mar 2001
68Joji KatoJPN0:34.30*Salt Lake CityUSAindoor - artificial19 Nov 2005
69Lee Kang-seokKOR0:34.25*Salt Lake CityUSAindoor - artificial9 Mar 2007
70Jeremy WotherspoonCAN0:34.03*Salt Lake CityUSAindoor - artificial9 Nov 2007
*= record skated on klap skates