Speed skating at the 1994 Winter Olympics – Men's 5000 metres

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Men's 5000 metres
at the XVII Olympic Winter Games
Speed skating pictogram.svg
Pictogram for speed skating
Venue Hamar Olympic Hall
Dates February 13
Competitors 32 from 17 nations
Winning time 6:34.96
Medalists
Gold medal    Norway
Silver medal    Norway
Bronze medal    Netherlands
«1992 1998»
Speed skating at the
1994 Winter Olympics
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

The men's 5000 metres in speed skating at the 1994 Winter Olympics took place on 13 February, at the Hamar Olympic Hall.[1]

Records[edit]

Prior to this competition, the existing world and Olympic records were as follows:[2][3]

World record  Johann Olav Koss (NOR) 6:35.53 Hamar, Norway 4 December 1993
Olympic record  Tomas Gustafson (SWE) 6:44.63 Calgary, Canada 17 February 1988

The following new world record was set during this competition.

Date Athlete Time OR WR
13 February  Johann Olav Koss (NED) 6:34.96 OR WR

Results[edit]

[1]

Rank Athlete Country Time Notes
1st Johann Olav Koss Norway 6:34.96 WR
2nd Kjell Storelid Norway 6:42.68
3rd Rintje Ritsma Netherlands 6:43.94
4 Falko Zandstra Netherlands 6:44.58
5 Bart Veldkamp Netherlands 6:49.00
6 Toshihiko Itokawa Japan 6:49.36
7 Jaromir Radke Poland 6:50.40
8 Frank Dittrich Germany 6:52.27
9 Michael Hadschieff Austria 6:53.02
10 Christian Eminger Austria 6:53.18
11 Andrey Anufriyenko Russia 6:53.23
12 Jonas Schön Sweden 6:53.39
13 Kazuhiro Sato Japan 6:54.83
14 Per Bengtsson Sweden 6:57.37
15 Roberto Sighel Italy 6:57.70
16 Radik Bikchentayev Kazakhstan 6:58.17
17 Neal Marshall Canada 6:58.44
18 Paweł Zygmunt Poland 6:58.91
19 Yevgeny Sanarov Kazakhstan 6:59.02
20 Dezideriu Horvath Romania 6:59.04
21 Yuriy Shulha Ukraine 6:59.32
22 Mike Hall Canada 6:59.58
23 Alexander Baumgärtel Germany 6:59.64
24 Toru Aoyanagi Japan 6:59.88
25 Danny Kah Australia 7:00.02
26 Atle Vårvik Norway 7:00.83
27 Vadim Sayutin Kazakhstan 7:01.93
28 Martin Feigenwinter Switzerland 7:02.12
29 Thomas Kumm Germany 7:02.18
30 Brian Wanek United States 7:05.95
31 Oleg Pavlov Russia 7:07.09
32 Vitaly Novichenko Belarus 7:17.55

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Lillehammer 1994 Official Report - Volume 3". Lillehammer Olympic Organizing Committee. LA84 Foundation. 1994. Retrieved January 29, 2014. 
  2. ^ "ISU - Speed Skating - Records - World Records". International Skating Union. Retrieved January 29, 2014. 
  3. ^ "ISU - Speed Skating - Records - World Records". International Skating Union. Retrieved January 29, 2014. 

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