Speed skating at the 1998 Winter Olympics – Women's 3000 metres

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Women's 3000 metres
at the XVIII Olympic Winter Games
Venue M-Wave
Dates February 11
Competitors 31 from 16 nations
Winning time 4:07.29 OR
Medalists
1st, gold medalist(s) Gunda Niemann-Stirnemann
 Germany
2nd, silver medalist(s) Claudia Pechstein
 Germany
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Anni Friesinger
 Germany
← 1994
2002 →

The women's 3000 metres in speed skating at the 1998 Winter Olympics took place on 11 February, at the M-Wave.[1][2]

Records[edit]

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

World record  Claudia Pechstein (GER) 4:07.13 Hamar, Norway 13 December 1997
Olympic record  Yvonne van Gennip (NED) 4:11.94 Calgary, Canada 23 February 1988

The following new World and Olympic records was set during this competition.

Date Pair Athlete Country Time OR WR
11 February Pair 11 Jennifer Rodriguez  United States 4:11.64 OR
11 February Pair 12 Anni Friesinger  Germany 4:09.44 OR
11 February Pair 13 Claudia Pechstein  Germany 4:08.47 OR
11 February Pair 15 Gunda Niemann-Stirnemann  Germany 4:07.29 OR

Results[edit]

[1]

Rank Pair Name Country Time Behind Notes
1st, gold medalist(s) 15 Gunda Niemann-Stirnemann  Germany 4:07.29 - OR
2nd, silver medalist(s) 13 Claudia Pechstein  Germany 4:08.47 +1.18
3rd, bronze medalist(s) 12 Anni Friesinger  Germany 4:09.44 +2.15
4 11 Jennifer Rodriguez  United States 4:11.64 +4.35
5 13 Emese Hunyady  Austria 4:12.01 +4.72
6 15 Kirstin Holum  United States 4:12.24 +4.95
7 9 Lyudmila Prokasheva  Kazakhstan 4:14.23 +6.94
8 10 Annamarie Thomas  Netherlands 4:14.38 +7.09
9 16 Carla Zijlstra  Netherlands 4:16.43 +9.14
10 16 Svetlana Bazhanova  Russia 4:16.45 +9.16
11 14 Elena Belci  Italy 4:16.62 +9.33
12 5 Svetlana Vysokova  Russia 4:17.70 +10.41
13 9 Tatyana Trapeznikova  Russia 4:17.76 +10.47
14 10 Mie Uehara  Japan 4:17.92 +10.63
15 2 Anette Tønsberg  Norway 4:19.24 +11.95
16 14 Tonny de Jong  Netherlands 4:19.54 +12.25
17 6 Chiharu Nozaki  Japan 4:19.60 +12.31
18 11 Noriko Munekata  Japan 4:20.72 +13.43
19 7 Cindy Overland  Canada 4:20.81 +13.52
20 5 Lee Gyeong-nam  South Korea 4:21.10 +13.81
21 6 Susan Massitti  Canada 4:21.66 +14.37
22 2 Catherine Raney-Norman  United States 4:22.55 +15.26
23 7 Baeg Eun-bi  South Korea 4:24.50 +17.21
24 8 Mihaela Dascălu  Romania 4:26.65 +19.36
25 8 Ingrid Liepa  Canada 4:27.99 + 20.70
26 4 Song Li  China 4:28.99 + 21.70
27 3 Emese Dörfler-Antal  Austria 4:33.67 +26.38
28 1 Ilonda Lūse  Latvia 4:33.77 +26.48
29 4 Svetlana Chepelnikova  Belarus 4:36.97 +29.68
30 2 Svitlana Konstantynova  Ukraine 4:37.27 +29.98
31 3 Kenzhesh Sarsekenova-Orynbayeva  Kazakhstan 4:42.07 +34.78

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. ^ "Speed Skating at the 1998 Nagano Winter Games: Women's 3,000 metres". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 3 February 2018. 
  3. ^ "ISU - Speed Skating - Records - World Records". International Skating Union. Retrieved January 29, 2014. 
  4. ^ "ISU - Speed Skating - Records - World Records". International Skating Union. Retrieved January 29, 2014.