Speed skating at the 2002 Winter Olympics – Women's 3000 metres

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Women's 3000 metres
at the XIX Olympic Winter Games
Speed skating pictogram.svg
Pictogram for speed skating
Venue Utah Olympic Oval
Dates February 10
Competitors 32 from 16 nations
Winning time 3:57.70
Medalists
1st, gold medalist(s) Claudia Pechstein  Germany
2nd, silver medalist(s) Renate Groenewold  Netherlands
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Cindy Klassen  Canada
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The women's 3000 m speed skating competition for the 2002 Winter Olympics was held in Salt Lake City, Utah, United States.

Claudia Pechstein won the gold medal at the distance after winning two bronzes and a silver medal in previous Olympics. Favorite Anni Friesinger finished fourth, while all medalists broke the former world record.

Records[edit]

Prior to this competition, the existing world and Olympic records were as follows.

World record  Claudia Pechstein (GER) 3:59.26 Calgary, Canada 2 March 2001
Olympic record  Gunda Niemann-Stirnemann (GER) 4:07.29 Nagano, Japan 11 February 1998

The following new world and Olympic records were set during this competition.

Date[1] Round Athlete Country Time OR WR
10 February Pair 6 Emese Hunyady  Austria 4:06.55 OR
10 February Pair 10 Kristina Groves  Canada 4:06.44 OR
10 February Pair 13 Anni Friesinger  Germany 3:59.39 OR
10 February Pair 15 Claudia Pechstein  Germany 3:57.70 OR WR

Results[edit]

Rank Pair Name Country Time Behind Notes
1st, gold medalist(s) 15 Claudia Pechstein  Germany 3:57.70 - WR
2nd, silver medalist(s) 16 Renate Groenewold  Netherlands 3:58.94 +1.24
3rd, bronze medalist(s) 15 Cindy Klassen  Canada 3:58.97 +1.27
4 13 Anni Friesinger  Germany 3:59.39 +1.69
5 14 Tonny de Jong  Netherlands 4:00.49 +2.79
6 14 Maki Tabata  Japan 4:03.63 +5.93
7 13 Jennifer Rodriguez  United States 4:04.99 +7.29
8 10 Kristina Groves  Canada 4:06.44 +8.74
9 6 Emese Hunyady  Austria 4:06.55 +8.85
10 7 Clara Hughes  Canada 4:06.57 +8.87
11 10 Gretha Smit  Netherlands 4:07.41 +9.71
12 7 Daniela Anschütz  Germany 4:07.55 +9.85
13 8 Catherine Raney  United States 4:07.59 +9.89
14 9 Varvara Barysheva  Russia 4:08.02 +10.32
15 16 Tatyana Trapeznikova  Russia 4:08.49 +10.79
16 5 Lyudmila Prokasheva  Kazakhstan 4:09.74 +12.04
17 12 Valentina Yakshina  Russia 4:11.48 +13.78
18 11 Nami Nemoto  Japan 4:11.92 +14.22
19 12 Eriko Seo  Japan 4:12.33 +14.63
20 9 Gao Yang  China 4:12.39 +14.69
21 13 Annie Driscoll  United States 4:15.61 +17.91
22 13 Nicola Mayr  Italy 4:15.79 +18.09
23 13 Zhang Xiaolei  China 4:16.53 +18.83
24 13 Andrea Jakab  Romania 4:17.03 +19.33
25 13 Bak Eun-Bi  South Korea 4:18.15 +20.45
26 13 Katarzyna Wójcicka  Poland 4:19.10 +21.40
27 13 Marina Pupina  Kazakhstan 4:20.04 +22.34
28 13 Anzhelika Gavrilova  Kazakhstan 4:20.36 +22.66
29 13 Daniela Oltean  Romania 4:21.73 +24.03
30 13 Ilonda Luse  Latvia 4:23.13 +25.43
31 13 Yelena Myagkikh  Ukraine 4:24.64 +26.94
32 13 Svetlana Chepelnikova  Belarus 4:24.96 +27.26

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Salt Lake City 2002 Official Report - Speed Skating" (PDF). Salt Lake City Organizing Committee. LA84 Foundation. February 2002. Retrieved February 5, 2010.