Speed skating at the 1998 Winter Olympics – Women's 1500 metres

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Women's 1500 metres
at the XVIII Olympic Winter Games
Speed skating pictogram.svg
Pictogram for speed skating
Venue M-Wave
Dates February 16
Competitors 35 from 15 nations
Winning time 1:57.58
Medalists
1st, gold medalist(s) Marianne Timmer  Netherlands
2nd, silver medalist(s) Gunda Niemann-Stirnemann  Germany
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Chris Witty  United States
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The women's 1500 metres in speed skating at the 1998 Winter Olympics took place on 16 February, at the M-Wave.[1]

Records[edit]

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

World record  Catriona LeMay Doan (CAN) 1:57.87 Calgary, Canada 29 November 1997
Olympic record  Yvonne van Gennip (NED) 2:00.68 Calgary, Canada 27 February 1988

The following new world record was set during this competition.

Date Pair Athlete Country Time OR WR
16 February Pair 12 Marianne Timmer  Netherlands 1:57.58 OR WR

Results[edit]

[1]

Rank Pair Name Country Time Behind Notes
1st, gold medalist(s) 12 Marianne Timmer  Netherlands 1:57.58 - WR
2nd, silver medalist(s) 16 Gunda Niemann-Stirnemann  Germany 1:58.66 +1.08
3rd, bronze medalist(s) 15 Chris Witty  United States 1:58.97 +1.39
4 16 Emese Hunyady  Austria 1:59.19 +1.61
5 14 Anni Friesinger  Germany 1:59.20 +1.62
6 15 Annamarie Thomas  Netherlands 1:59.29 +1.71
7 17 Claudia Pechstein  Germany 1:59.46 +1.88
8 17 Jennifer Rodriguez  United States 2:00.97 +3.39
9 11 Svetlana Bazhanova  Russia 2:01.54 +3.96
10 12 Nataliya Polozkova  Russia 2:01.56 +3.98
11 6 Lyudmila Prokasheva  Kazakhstan 2:01.65 +4.07
12 7 Becky Sundstrom  United States 2:01.81 +4.23
13 16 Catriona LeMay Doan  Canada 2:02.19 +4.61
14 4 Moira D'Andrea  United States 2:02.47 +4.89
15 10 Chiharu Nozaki  Japan 2:02.78 +5.20
16 8 Aki Tonoike  Japan 2:02.84 +5.26
17 7 Anette Tønsberg  Norway 2:03.03 +5.45
18 11 Tonny de Jong  Netherlands 2:03.19 +5.61
19 10 Tatyana Trapeznikova  Russia 2:03.25 +5.67
20 8 Varvara Barysheva  Russia 2:03.34 +5.76
21 13 Mie Uehara  Japan 2:03.37 +5.79
22 9 Barbara de Loor  Netherlands 2:04.05 +6.47
23 9 Shiho Kusunose  Japan 2:04.38 +6.80
24 14 Ingrid Liepa  Canada 2:04.60 +7.02
25 3 Baeg Eun-Bi  South Korea 2:05.23 +7.65
26 4 Lee Gyeong-Nam  South Korea 2:05.59 +8.01
27 3 Krisztina Egyed  Hungary 2:05.79 +8.21
28 5 Song Li  China 2:05.98 +8.40
29 13 Isabelle Doucet  Canada 2:06.45 +8.87
30 1 Emese Dörfler-Antal  Austria 2:07.57 +9.99
31 6 Li Xuesong  China 2:08.05 +10.47
32 2 Ilonda Lūse  Latvia 2:08.71 +11.13
33 5 Svitlana Konstantynova  Ukraine 2:08.76 +11.18
34 5 Mihaela Dascălu  Romania 2:08.77 +11.19

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 February 26, 2008. Retrieved January 29, 2014. 
  2. ^ "ISU - Speed Skating - Records - World Records". International Skating Union. Retrieved January 29, 2014. 
  3. ^ "ISU - Speed Skating - Records - World Records". International Skating Union. Retrieved January 29, 2014. 

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