World Speed Skating Championships

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World Speed Skating Championships
Speed skating pictogram.svg
Highest governing body International Skating Union
Characteristics
Mixed gender Yes

The International Skating Union[1] organises the following World Championships in the sport of speed skating:

Sport Discipline Championships for:
Long track Allround Men Women Junior
Sprint Men Women
Single Distances Men Women
Short track Short track Men Woman Junior Team

Records[edit]

World Allround[edit]

Men[edit]

Skater Gold medal icon.svg Year Silver medal icon.svg Bronze medal icon.svg
Netherlands Sven Kramer 6 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2012, 2013 0 2
Finland Clas Thunberg 5 1923, 1925, 1928, 1929, 1931 1 1
Norway Oscar Mathisen 5 1908, 1909, 1912, 1913, 1914 1 0
Norway Ivar Ballangrud 4 1926, 1932, 1936, 1938 4 3
Netherlands Rintje Ritsma 4 1995, 1996, 1999, 2001 2 3

Source: SpeedSkatingStats.com[2]

Women[edit]

Skater Gold medal icon.svg Year Silver medal icon.svg Bronze medal icon.svg
Germany Gunda Niemann 8 1991, 1992, 1993, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999 2 0
Germany Karin Enke 5 1982, 1984, 1986, 1987, 1988 2 0
Netherlands Ireen Wüst 5 2007, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014 1 2
Soviet Union Inga Artamonova 4 1957, 1958, 1962, 1965 2 0
Netherlands Atje Keulen-Deelstra 4 1970, 1972, 1973, 1974 0 0

Source: SpeedSkatingStats.com[3]

Junior[edit]

Multiple Champions
Boys
Skater Gold medal icon.svg Year Silver medal icon.svg Bronze medal icon.svg
United States Eric Heiden 2 1977, 1978 1 0
Netherlands Koen Verweij 2 2009, 2010 1 0
Sweden Tomas Gustafson 2 1979, 1980 0 0
Soviet Union Valeri Guk 2 1984, 1985 0 0
Netherlands Falko Zandstra 2 1990, 1991 0 0
Netherlands Bob de Jong 2 1995, 1996 0 0
Norway Sverre Lunde Pedersen 2 2011, 2012 0 0
Girls
Skater Gold medal icon.svg Year Silver medal icon.svg Bronze medal icon.svg
East Germany Angela Stahnke 3 1982, 1983, 1984 0 0
United States Beth Heiden 2 1978, 1979 2 0
East Germany Monique Garbrecht 2 1986, 1987 0 1
East Germany Ulrike Adeberg 2 1989, 1990 0 0
Netherlands Frédérique Ankoné 2 2000, 2001 0 0
Japan Miho Takagi 2 2012, 2013 0 0

World Sprint[edit]

Men[edit]

Skater Gold medal icon.svg Year Silver medal icon.svg Bronze medal icon.svg
Belarus Igor Zhelezovski 6 1985, 1986, 1989, 1991, 1992, 1993 0 1
Canada Jeremy Wotherspoon 4 1999, 2000, 2002, 2003 4 1
South Korea Lee Kyou-Hyuk 4 2007, 2008, 2010, 2011 1 0
United States Eric Heiden 4 1977, 1978, 1979, 1980 0 0

Source: SpeedSkatingStats.com[4]

Women[edit]

Skater Gold medal icon.svg Year Silver medal icon.svg Bronze medal icon.svg
Germany Karin Enke 6 1980, 1981, 1983, 1984, 1986, 1987 2 0
Germany Monique Garbrecht 5 1991, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2003 0 0
United States Bonnie Blair 3 1989, 1994, 1995 4 2
United States Sheila Young 3 1973, 1975, 1976 0 0

Source: SpeedSkatingStats.com[5]

World Single Distance[edit]

Men[edit]

Skater Gold medal icon.svg Year Silver medal icon.svg Bronze medal icon.svg
Netherlands Sven Kramer 13 5000m: 2007, 2008, 2009, 2012, 2013
10000m: 2007, 2008, 2009
Team Pursuit: 2007, 2008, 2009, 2012, 2013
2 0
Netherlands Bob de Jong 7 5000m: 2001, 2011
10000m: 1999, 2003, 2005, 2011, 2012
8 5
Netherlands Gianni Romme 7 5000m: 1998, 1999, 2000
10000m: 1996, 1997, 1998, 2000
2 3
United States Shani Davis 7 1000m: 2007, 2008, 2011
1500m: 2004, 2007, 2009
Team Pursuit: 2011
4 3
Netherlands Erben Wennemars 6 1000m: 2003, 2004
1500m: 2003
Team Pursuit: 2005, 2007, 2008
2 3
Netherlands Carl Verheijen 5 10000m: 2001, 2004
Team Pursuit: 2005, 2007, 2009
5 3
Japan Hiroyasu Shimizu 5 500m: 1996, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001 3 2

Source: SpeedSkatingStats.com[6]

Women[edit]

Skater Gold medal icon.svg Year Silver medal icon.svg Bronze medal icon.svg
Germany Anni Friesinger-Postma 12 1000m: 2003, 2004, 2008
1500m: 1998, 2001, 2003, 2004, 2008, 2009
3000m: 2003
5000m: 2005
Team Pursuit: 2005
9 1
Germany Gunda Niemann-Stirnemann 11 1500m: 1997
3000m: 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2001
5000m: 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001
3 0
Netherlands Ireen Wüst 9 1000m: 2007
1500m: 2007, 2011, 2013
3000m: 2011, 2013
Team Pursuit: 2008, 2012, 2013
8 1
Czech Republic Martina Sáblíková 8 3000m: 2007, 2012
5000m: 2007, 2008, 2009, 2011, 2012, 2013
3 0
Canada Christine Nesbitt 7 1000m: 2009, 2011, 2012
1500m: 2012
Team Pursuit: 2007, 2009, 2011
2 3
Germany Claudia Pechstein 5 1500m: 2000
3000m: 2004, 2004
5000m: 1996, 2003
12 11

Source: SpeedSkatingStats.com[7]

World Short Track (Overall)[edit]

Men[edit]

Skater Gold medal icon.svg Year Silver medal icon.svg Bronze medal icon.svg
South Korea Ahn Hyun Soo 6 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2014 1 0
Canada Marc Gagnon 4 1993, 1994, 1996, 1998 2 1

Women[edit]

Skater Gold medal icon.svg Year Silver medal icon.svg Bronze medal icon.svg
Canada Sylvie Daigle 5 1979, 1983, 1988, 1989, 1990 2 1
China Yang Yang (A) 5 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002 2 0
China Wang Meng 3 2008, 2009, 2013 3 0
Canada Nathalie Lambert 3 1991, 1993, 1994 2 2
South Korea Chun Lee-Kyung 3 1995, 1996, 1997 2 0
South Korea Jin Sun-Yu 3 2005, 2006, 2007 0 0

References[edit]

  1. ^ Homepage ISU
  2. ^ "Medal table World Championship Allround Men". SpeedSkatingStats.com. Retrieved 27 August 2012. 
  3. ^ "Medal table World Championship Allround Women". SpeedSkatingStats.com. Retrieved 27 August 2012. 
  4. ^ "Medal table World Championship Sprint Men". SpeedSkatingStats.com. Retrieved 27 August 2012. 
  5. ^ "Medal table World Championship Sprint Women". SpeedSkatingStats.com. Retrieved 27 August 2012. 
  6. ^ "Medal table World Championship Single Distance Men". SpeedSkatingStats.com. Retrieved 27 August 2012. 
  7. ^ "Medal table World Championship Single Distance Women". SpeedSkatingStats.com. Retrieved 27 August 2012.