2012 World Single Distance Speed Skating Championships

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World Single Distance Speed Skating Championships
Thialf stadion 2008.jpg
Thialf (Heerenveen)
Venue Thialf (Heerenveen)
Dates 22–25 March 2012
«2011 Inzell 2013 Sochi»
2012 World Speed Skating Championships
Speed skating pictogram.svg
500 m   men   women
1000 m men women
1500 m men women
3000 m women
5000 m men women
10000 m men
Team pursuit men women

The 2012 World Single Distance Speed Skating Championships took place between 22 and 25 March 2012 in the Thialf, Heerenveen, Netherlands.

Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands visited the World Single Distance Championships on Saturday 24 March.[1]

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Events
March 22 16:30 1500 m men
3000 m women
March 23 15:00 1000 m men
1500 m women
5000 m men
March 24 12:00 1000 m women
10000 m men
5000 m women
March 25 13:30 500 m women
500 m men
Team pursuit women
Team pursuit men

Source: schaatsen.nl[2]& ISU.org[3]

Medal summary[edit]

Men's events[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
500 m
details
Mo Tae-bum
 South Korea
69.64 Michel Mulder
 Netherlands
+0.01 Pekka Koskela
 Finland
+0.18
1000 m
details
Stefan Groothuis
 Netherlands
1:08.57 Kjeld Nuis
 Netherlands
+0.22 Shani Davis
 United States
+0.26
1500 m
details
Denny Morrison
 Canada
1:46.44 Ivan Skobrev
 Russia
+0.05 Håvard Bøkko
 Norway
+0.06
5000 m
details
Sven Kramer
 Netherlands
6:13.87 Bob de Jong
 Netherlands
+1.39 Jonathan Kuck
 United States
+2.41
10000 m
details
Bob de Jong
 Netherlands
12:53.91 Jorrit Bergsma
 Netherlands
+3.80 Jonathan Kuck
 United States
+18.75
Team pursuit
details
 Netherlands
Sven Kramer
Koen Verweij
Jan Blokhuijsen
3:41.43  United States
Shani Davis
Brian Hansen
Jonathan Kuck
+1.99  Russia
Ivan Skobrev
Denis Yuskov
Yevgeny Lalenkov
+2.19

Source: ISU[4]

Women's events[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
500 m
details
Lee Sang-hwa
 South Korea
75.69 Yu Jing
 China
+0.43 Thijsje Oenema
 Netherlands
+0.59
1000 m
details
Christine Nesbitt
 Canada
1:15.16 Yu Jing
 China
+0.82 Margot Boer
 Netherlands
+1.00
1500 m
details
Christine Nesbitt
 Canada
1:56.07 Ireen Wüst
 Netherlands
+0.33 Linda de Vries
 Netherlands
+1.01
3000 m
details
Martina Sáblíková
 Czech Republic
4:01.88 Stephanie Beckert
 Germany
+2.21 Ireen Wüst
 Netherlands
+2.99
5000 m
details
Martina Sáblíková
 Czech Republic
6:50.46 Stephanie Beckert
 Germany
+6.18 Claudia Pechstein
 Germany
+13.55
Team pursuit
details
 Netherlands
Ireen Wüst
Diane Valkenburg
Linda de Vries
2:59.70  Canada
Brittany Schussler
Christine Nesbitt
Cindy Klassen
+0.81  Poland
Natalia Czerwonka
Katarzyna Woźniak
Luiza Złotkowska
+3.62

Source: ISU[4]

Medal table[edit]

 Rank  Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  Netherlands 5 5 4 14
2  Canada 3 1 0 4
3  Czech Republic 2 0 0 2
3  South Korea 2 0 0 2
5  Germany 0 2 1 3
6  China 0 2 0 2
7  United States 0 1 3 4
8  Russia 0 1 1 2
9  Finland 0 0 1 1
9  Norway 0 0 1 1
9  Poland 0 0 1 1
Total 12 12 12 36

References[edit]

  1. ^ RVD (20 March 2012). "Koningin aanwezig bij deel schaatswedstrijden Wereldkampioenschappen Afstanden". Koninklijkhuis.nl. Retrieved 21 March 2012. 
  2. ^ "Essent ISU WK Afstanden". schaatsen.nl. Retrieved 21 February 2012. 
  3. ^ "Announcement (Evenst Calendar)". ISU.org. Retrieved 21 March 2012. 
  4. ^ a b "ISU Results". ISU. Retrieved 21 February 2012.