Speed skating at the 2010 Winter Olympics – Men's 5000 metres

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Men's 5000 metres
at the XXI Olympic Winter Games
Speed skating pictogram.svg
Venue Richmond Olympic Oval
Date February 13, 2010
Competitors 28 from 16 nations
Medalists
Gold medal    Netherlands
Silver medal    South Korea
Bronze medal    Russia
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Speed skating at the
2010 Winter Olympics
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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 men's 5000 metres speed skating competition of the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver was held at the Richmond Olympic Oval on February 13, 2010.

Records[edit]

Prior to this competition, the existing world and Olympic records were as follows.

World record  Sven Kramer (NED) 6:03.32 Calgary, Canada November 17, 2007 [1]
Olympic record  Jochem Uytdehaage (NED) 6:14.66 Salt Lake City, United States February 22, 2002

The following new Olympic record was set during this competition.

Date Round Athlete Country Time Record
February 13 Pair 11 Sven Kramer Netherlands 6:14.60 OR

OR = Olympic record

Results[edit]

Rank Pair Lane Name Country Time Time behind Notes
1 11 i Sven Kramer Netherlands 6:14.60 OR
2 12 i Lee Seung-hoon South Korea 6:16.95 +2.35
3 13 i Ivan Skobrev Russia 6:18.05 +3.45
4 14 i Håvard Bøkko Norway 6:18.80 +4.20
5 12 o Bob de Jong Netherlands 6:19.02 +4.42
6 10 i Alexis Contin France 6:19.58 +4.98
7 13 o Enrico Fabris Italy 6:20.53 +5.93
8 10 o Henrik Christiansen Norway 6:24.80 +10.20
9 7 o Jan Blokhuijsen Netherlands 6:26.30 +11.70
10 6 i Sverre Haugli Norway 6:27.05 +12.45
11 14 o Chad Hedrick United States 6:27.07 +12.47
12 11 o Shani Davis United States 6:28.44 +13.84
13 8 i Lucas Makowsky Canada 6:28.71 +14.11
14 2 o Trevor Marsicano United States 6:30.93 +16.33
15 6 o Dmitry Babenko Kazakhstan 6:31.19 +16.59
16 3 i Sławomir Chmura Poland 6:33.20 +18.60
17 8 o Shane Dobbin New Zealand 6:33.39 +18.78
18 2 i Denny Morrison Canada 6:33.78 +19.17
19 9 i Hiroki Hirako Japan 6:33.90 +19.30
20 5 o Haralds Silovs[2] Latvia 6:35.69 +21.09
21 7 i Johan Röjler Sweden 6:35.88 +21.28
22 4 i Patrick Beckert Germany 6:36.02 +21.42
23 9 o Marco Weber Germany 6:36.45 +21.85
24 1 o Roger Schneider Switzerland 6:39.30 +24.69
25 4 o Luca Stefani Italy 6:41.75 +27.15
26 1 i Robert Lehmann Germany 6:43.77 +29.17
27 5 i Shigeyuki Dejima Japan 6:43.82 +29.22
3 o Alexander Rumyantsev Russia (6:35.43) DSQ[3]

Notes and references[edit]

  1. ^ "Evolution of the world record 5000 meters Men". SpeedSkatingStats.com. Retrieved 19 November 2013. 
  2. ^ Later the same day Silovs competed in the short track 1500 m competition, where he finished in 10th place.
  3. ^ Rumyantsev was disqualified for a line violation during a turn

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