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

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Women's 5000 metres
at the XVII Olympic Winter Games
Speed skating pictogram.svg
Pictogram for speed skating
Venue Hamar Olympic Hall
Dates February 25
Competitors 16 from 9 nations
Winning time 7:14.37
Medalists
1st, gold medalist(s) Claudia Pechstein
 Germany
2nd, silver medalist(s) Gunda Niemann-Kleemann
 Germany
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Hiromi Yamamoto
 Japan
← 1992
1998 →

The women's 5000 metres in speed skating at the 1994 Winter Olympics took place on 25 February, at the Hamar Olympic Hall.[1][2]

Records[edit]

Prior to this competition, the existing world and Olympic records were as follows:[3][4]

World record  Gunda Niemann-Kleemann (GER) 7:13.29 Hamar, Norway 6 December 1993
Olympic record  Yvonne van Gennip (NED) 7:14.13 Calgary, Canada 28 February 1988

Results[edit]

[1]

Rank Pair Name Country Time Behind
1st, gold medalist(s) 4 Claudia Pechstein  Germany 7:14.37 -
2nd, silver medalist(s) 6 Gunda Niemann-Kleemann  Germany 7:14.88 +0.51
3rd, bronze medalist(s) 5 Hiromi Yamamoto  Japan 7:19.68 +5.31
4 2 Elena Belci  Italy 7:20.33 +5.96
5 6 Svetlana Bazhanova  Russia 7:22.68 +8.31
6 8 Lyudmila Prokasheva  Kazakhstan 7:28.58 +14.21
7 7 Carla Zijlstra  Netherlands 7:29.42 +15.05
8 7 Seiko Hashimoto  Japan 7:29.79 +15.42
9 1 Miki Ogasawara  Japan 7:30.47 +16.10
10 1 Annamarie Thomas  Netherlands 7:32.39 +18.02
11 2 Tonny de Jong  Netherlands 7:36.07 +21.70
12 8 Emese Hunyady  Austria 7:38.62 +24.25
13 3 Tatyana Trapeznikova  Russia 7:40.55 +26.18
14 5 Cerasela Hordobeţiu  Romania 7:41.65 +27.28
15 3 Emese Dörfler-Antal  Austria 7:46.78 +32.41
16 4 Ingrid Liepa  Canada 7:49.39 +35.02

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Nagano 1994 Official Report - Volume 3" (PDF). Nagano Olympics Organizing Committee. LA84 Foundation. 1994. Retrieved January 29, 2014. 
  2. ^ "Speed Skating at the 1994 Lillehammer Winter Games: Women's 5,000 metres". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 2 February 2018. 
  3. ^ "5000m Ladies World Record Progression". International Skating Union. Retrieved October 30, 2016. 
  4. ^ "5000m Ladies Olympic Record Progression". International Skating Union. Retrieved October 30, 2016.