Speed skating at the 2002 Winter Olympics

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Speed skating
at the XIX Olympic Winter Games
Speed skating pictogram.svg
Venue Utah Olympic Oval
Dates 9–23 February 2002
Competitors 166 from 23 nations
«1998 2006»
For the short track speed skating events, see Short track speed skating at the 2002 Winter Olympics

Speed skating at the 2002 Winter Olympics was held over fourteen days, from 9 to 23 February. Ten events were contested at the Utah Olympic Oval.

Medal summary[edit]

Medal table[edit]

[1]

 Rank  Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  Netherlands (NED) 3 5 0 8
2  Germany (GER) 3 3 2 8
3  United States (USA) 3 1 4 8
4  Canada (CAN) 1 0 2 3
5  Japan (JPN) 0 1 0 1
6  Norway (NOR) 0 0 2 2
Total 10 10 10 30

Men's events[edit]

[1]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
500 metres
details
 Casey FitzRandolph
United States (USA)
69.23  Hiroyasu Shimizu
Japan (JPN)
69.26  Kip Carpenter
United States (USA)
69.47
1000 metres
details
 Gerard van Velde
Netherlands (NED)
1:07.18 WR  Jan Bos
Netherlands (NED)
1:07.53  Joey Cheek
United States (USA)
1:07.89
1500 metres
details
 Derek Parra
United States (USA)
1:43.95 WR  Jochem Uytdehaage
Netherlands (NED)
1:44.57  Ådne Søndrål
Norway (NOR)
1:45.26
5000 metres
details
 Jochem Uytdehaage
Netherlands (NED)
6:14.66 WR  Derek Parra
United States (USA)
6:17.98  Jens Boden
Germany (GER)
6:21.73
10000 metres
details
 Jochem Uytdehaage
Netherlands (NED)
12:58.92 WR  Gianni Romme
Netherlands (NED)
13:10.03  Lasse Sætre
Norway (NOR)
13:16.92

Women's events[edit]

[1]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
500 metres
details
 Catriona Le May Doan
Canada (CAN)
74.75  Monique Garbrecht-Enfeldt
Germany (GER)
74.94  Sabine Völker
Germany (GER)
75.19
1000 metres
details
 Chris Witty
United States (USA)
1:13.83 WR  Sabine Völker
Germany (GER)
1:13.96  Jennifer Rodriguez
United States (USA)
1:14.24
1500 metres
details
 Anni Friesinger
Germany (GER)
1:54.02 WR  Sabine Völker
Germany (GER)
1:54.97  Jennifer Rodriguez
United States (USA)
1:55.32
3000 metres
details
 Claudia Pechstein
Germany (GER)
3:57.70 WR  Renate Groenewold
Netherlands (NED)
3:58.94  Cindy Klassen
Canada (CAN)
3:58.97
5000 metres
details
 Claudia Pechstein
Germany (GER)
6:46.91 WR  Gretha Smit
Netherlands (NED)
6:49.22  Clara Hughes
Canada (CAN)
6:53.53

Records[edit]

Salt Lake City's high altitude was a major contributing factor to the speed of the Utah Olympic Oval's ice, as new Olympic records were set in all ten events, and new World records in eight.[2]

Event[1] Date Round Athlete Country Time OR WR
Men's 500 metres 11 February Heat 1 Casey FitzRandolph United States 34.42 OR
Men's 1000 metres 16 February Gerard van Velde Netherlands 1:07.18 OR WR
Men's 1500 metres 19 February Derek Parra United States 1:43.95 OR WR
Men's 5000 metres 9 February Jochem Uytdehaage Netherlands 6:14.66 OR WR
Men's 10000 metres 22 February Jochem Uytdehaage Netherlands 12:58.92 OR WR
Women's 500 metres 13 February Heat 1 Catriona Le May Doan Canada 37.30 OR
Women's 1000 metres 16 February Chris Witty United States 1:13.83 OR WR
Women's 1500 metres 16 February Anni Friesinger Germany 1:54.02 OR WR
Women's 3000 metres 16 February Claudia Pechstein Germany 3:57.70 OR WR
Women's 5000 metres 16 February Claudia Pechstein Germany 6:46.91 OR WR

Participating NOCs[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "Salt Lake City 2002 Official Report - Speed Skating". Salt Lake City Organizing Committee. LA84 Foundation. February 2002. Retrieved February 5, 2010. 
  2. ^ "Slow Italian oval keeps speedskating records on ice". Associated Press. ESPN. February 24, 2006. Retrieved February 5, 2010.