Speed skating at the 1998 Winter Olympics – Men's 5000 metres

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Men's 5000 metres
at the XVIII Olympic Winter Games
Venue M-Wave
Dates 8 February
Competitors 32 from 19 nations
Winning time 6:22.20
Medalists
1st, gold medalist(s) Gianni Romme  Netherlands
2nd, silver medalist(s) Rintje Ritsma  Netherlands
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Bart Veldkamp  Belgium
← 1994
2002 →

The men's 5000 metres in speed skating at the 1998 Winter Olympics took place on 8 February, at the M-Wave arena.[1]

Records[edit]

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

World record  Gianni Romme (NED) 6:30.63 Heerenveen, Netherlands 7 December 1997
Olympic record  Johann Olav Koss (NOR) 6:34.96 Hamar, Norway 13 February 1994

The following new world and olympic records was set during this competition.

Date Pair Athlete Country Time OR WR
8 February Pair 12 Bart Veldkamp  Belgium 6:28.31 OR WR
8 February Pair 13 Rintje Ritsma  Netherlands 6:28.24 OR WR
8 February Pair 16 Gianni Romme  Netherlands 6:22.20 OR WR

Results[edit]

[1]

Rank Pair Name Country Time Time behind Notes
1st, gold medalist(s) 16 Gianni Romme  Netherlands 6:22.20 - (WR)
2nd, silver medalist(s) 13 Rintje Ritsma  Netherlands 6:28.24 +6.04
3rd, bronze medalist(s) 12 Bart Veldkamp  Belgium 6:28.31 +6.11
4 15 Bob de Jong  Netherlands 6:31.37 +9.17
5 15 Frank Dittrich  Germany 6:32.17 +9.97
6 14 René Taubenrauch  Germany 6:35.21 +13.01
7 13 Keiji Shirahata  Japan 6:36.71 +14.51
8 16 Kjell Storelid  Norway 6:37.12 +14.92
9 11 Roberto Sighel  Italy 6:38.33 +16.13
10 5 Marnix ten Kortenaar  Austria 6:38.35 +16.15
11 10 Lasse Sætre  Norway 6:38.95 +16.75
12 4 Remi Hereide  Norway 6:39.35 +17.15
13 12 Alexander Baumgärtel  Germany 6:39.44 +17.24
14 9 K. C. Boutiette  United States 6:39.67 +17.47
15 3 Vadim Sayutin  Russia 6:39.92 +17.72
16 10 Dave Tamburrino  United States 6:41.19 +18.99
17 1 Takahiro Nozaki  Japan 6:42.30 +20.10
18 7 Paweł Zygmunt  Poland 6:45.59 +23.39
19 1 Cédric Kuentz  France 6:45.90 +23.70
20 11 Andrey Krivosheyev  Russia 6:46.57 +24.37
21 7 Martin Feigenwinter  Switzerland 6:47.08 +24.88
22 9 Yury Kokhanets  Russia 6:47.21 +25.01
23 6 Steven Elm  Canada 6:48.67 +26.47
24 5 Mark Knoll  Canada 6:50.55 +28.35
25 6 Hiroyuki Noake  Japan 6:51.35 +29.15
26 3 Sergey Kaznacheyev  Kazakhstan 6:51.50 +29.30
27 2 Radik Bikchentayev  Kazakhstan 6:52.65 +30.45
28 4 Serhiy Priz  Ukraine 6:54.27 +32.07
29 8 Choi Jae-bong  South Korea 6:54.62 +32.42
30 8 Dezideriu Horvath  Romania 6:57.08 +34.88
31 2 Fausto Marreiros  Portugal 7:01.87 +39.67
32 4 Vitaly Novichenko  Belarus 7:19.76 +57.56

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Nagano 1998 Official Report - Volume 3" (PDF). Nagano Olympics Organizing Committee. LA84 Foundation. 1998. Archived from the original (PDF) on 26 February 2008. Retrieved 29 January 2014. 
  2. ^ "ISU - Speed Skating - Records - World Records". International Skating Union. Retrieved 29 January 2014. 
  3. ^ "ISU - Speed Skating - Records - World Records". International Skating Union. Retrieved 29 January 2014. 

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