Speed skating at the 2002 Winter Olympics

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Speed skating
at the XIX Olympic Winter Games
Speed skating pictogram.svg
Venue Utah Olympic Oval
Dates 9–23 February 2002
Competitors 166 from 23 nations
«1998 2006»
For the short track speed skating events, see Short track speed skating at the 2002 Winter Olympics

Speed skating at the 2002 Winter Olympics was held over fourteen days, from 9 to 23 February. Ten events were contested at the Utah Olympic Oval.

Medal summary[edit]

Medal table[edit]

[1]

 Rank  Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  Netherlands (NED) 3 5 0 8
2  Germany (GER) 3 3 2 8
3  United States (USA) 3 1 4 8
4  Canada (CAN) 1 0 2 3
5  Japan (JPN) 0 1 0 1
6  Norway (NOR) 0 0 2 2
Total 10 10 10 30

Men's events[edit]

[1]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
500 metres
details
Casey FitzRandolph
 United States
69.23 Hiroyasu Shimizu
 Japan
69.26 Kip Carpenter
 United States
69.47
1000 metres
details
Gerard van Velde
 Netherlands
1:07.18 WR Jan Bos
 Netherlands
1:07.53 Joey Cheek
 United States
1:07.89
1500 metres
details
Derek Parra
 United States
1:43.95 WR Jochem Uytdehaage
 Netherlands
1:44.57 Ådne Søndrål
 Norway
1:45.26
5000 metres
details
Jochem Uytdehaage
 Netherlands
6:14.66 WR Derek Parra
 United States
6:17.98 Jens Boden
 Germany
6:21.73
10000 metres
details
Jochem Uytdehaage
 Netherlands
12:58.92 WR Gianni Romme
 Netherlands
13:10.03 Lasse Sætre
 Norway
13:16.92

Women's events[edit]

[1]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
500 metres
details
Catriona Le May Doan
 Canada
74.75 Monique Garbrecht-Enfeldt
 Germany
74.94 Sabine Völker
 Germany
75.19
1000 metres
details
Chris Witty
 United States
1:13.83 WR Sabine Völker
 Germany
1:13.96 Jennifer Rodriguez
 United States
1:14.24
1500 metres
details
Anni Friesinger
 Germany
1:54.02 WR Sabine Völker
 Germany
1:54.97 Jennifer Rodriguez
 United States
1:55.32
3000 metres
details
Claudia Pechstein
 Germany
3:57.70 WR Renate Groenewold
 Netherlands
3:58.94 Cindy Klassen
 Canada
3:58.97
5000 metres
details
Claudia Pechstein
 Germany
6:46.91 WR Gretha Smit
 Netherlands
6:49.22 Clara Hughes
 Canada
6:53.53

Records[edit]

Salt Lake City's high altitude was a major contributing factor to the speed of the Utah Olympic Oval's ice, as new Olympic records were set in all ten events, and new World records in eight.[2]

Event[1] Date Round Athlete Country Time OR WR
Men's 500 metres 11 February Heat 1 Casey FitzRandolph United States 34.42 OR
Men's 1000 metres 16 February Gerard van Velde Netherlands 1:07.18 OR WR
Men's 1500 metres 19 February Derek Parra United States 1:43.95 OR WR
Men's 5000 metres 9 February Jochem Uytdehaage Netherlands 6:14.66 OR WR
Men's 10000 metres 22 February Jochem Uytdehaage Netherlands 12:58.92 OR WR
Women's 500 metres 13 February Heat 1 Catriona Le May Doan Canada 37.30 OR
Women's 1000 metres 16 February Chris Witty United States 1:13.83 OR WR
Women's 1500 metres 16 February Anni Friesinger Germany 1:54.02 OR WR
Women's 3000 metres 16 February Claudia Pechstein Germany 3:57.70 OR WR
Women's 5000 metres 16 February Claudia Pechstein Germany 6:46.91 OR WR

Participating NOCs[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "Salt Lake City 2002 Official Report - Speed Skating" (PDF). Salt Lake City Organizing Committee. LA84 Foundation. February 2002. Retrieved February 5, 2010. 
  2. ^ "Slow Italian oval keeps speedskating records on ice". ESPN. Associated Press. February 24, 2006. Retrieved February 5, 2010.