Evolution of the world hour record Men


Hour records are not recognized by ISU. These records are therefore unofficial and can be seen as world best times.

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1Charles TebbuttGBR22,591 mAmsterdamNEDoutdoor - natural1 Mar 1888
2Joe DonoghueUSA26,292 mStamfordGBRoutdoor - natural26 Jan 1893
3Albert TebbitGBR26,448 mLeytestoneGBRoutdoor - natural20 Feb 1895
4Charles EdgingtonGBR30,985 mDavosSUIoutdoor - natural10 Jan 1899
5Coen de KoningNED32,370 mDavosSUIoutdoor - natural29 Jan 1906
6Léon QuagliaFRA32,970 mChamonixFRAoutdoor - natural Jan 1928
7Tonny FerwerdaNED34,205.15 mHeerenveenNEDoutdoor - artificial11 Feb 1968
8Jan Roelof KruithofNED35,246.82 mAssenNEDoutdoor - artificial16 Feb 1973
9Johan WardenierNED35,392.80 mHeerenveenNEDoutdoor - artificial25 Feb 1973
10Jan Roelof KruithofNED36,971.00 mInzellFRGoutdoor - artificial23 Feb 1976
11Jos NiestenNED37,638.26 mInzellFRGoutdoor - artificial13 Feb 1981
12Jan KooimanNED38,558.45 mInzellFRGoutdoor - artificial8 Mar 1983
13Hilbert van der DuimNED39,492.80 mHeerenveenNEDindoor - artificial28 Nov 1986
14Robert VunderinkNED39,986.59 mHeerenveenNEDindoor - artificial28 Nov 1988
15Olaf KotvaGER40,194.99 m*CalgaryCANindoor - artificial24 Mar 1998
16Roberto SighelITA41,040.54 m*CalgaryCANindoor - artificial24 Mar 1999
17Henk AngenentNED41,669.49 m*CalgaryCANindoor - artificial12 Mar 2004
18Casper HellingNED41,969.10 m*Salt Lake CityUSAindoor - artificial15 Mar 2007
19Douwe de VriesNED42,252.22 m*CalgaryCANindoor - artificial13 Mar 2015
20Erik Jan KooimanNED43,735.94 m*InzellGERindoor - artificial9 Dec 2015
*= record skated on klap skates