Speed skating at the 2006 Winter Olympics – Men's 500 metres

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Men's 500 metres
at the XX Olympic Winter Games
2006 Winter Olympics Medal Ceremony Speed Skating 500 metres Men.jpg
Podium of the event
Venue Oval Lingotto
Dates 13 February
Competitors 37 from 12 nations
Winning time 69.79
Medalists
1st, gold medalist(s) Joey Cheek  United States
2nd, silver medalist(s) Dmitry Dorofeyev  Russia
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Lee Kang-seok  South Korea
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The men's 500 metres speed skating competition for the 2006 Winter Olympics was held in Turin, Italy. The competition consisted of two separate 500 metre races, with the competitors ranked by their cumulative time from the two races.

Records[edit]

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

500 meters (1 race)

World record  Joji Kato (JPN) 34.30 Salt Lake City, United States 19 November 2005
Olympic record  Casey FitzRandolph (USA) 34.42 Salt Lake City, United States 11 February 2002

500 meters x 2 (2 races)

World record  Hiroyasu Shimizu (JPN) 68.96 Salt Lake City, United States 10 March 2001
Olympic record  Casey FitzRandolph (USA) 69.23 Salt Lake City, United States 11 February 2002

No new world or Olympic records were set during this competition.

Results[edit]

Place Athlete Country Race 1
Time (place)
Race2
Time (place)
Total Time Difference
1 Joey Cheek  United States 34.82 (1) 34.94 (1) 69.76 --
2 Dmitry Dorofeyev  Russia 35.24 (2) 35.17 (3) 70.41 +0.65
3 Lee Kang-seok  South Korea 35.34 (3) 35.09 (2) 70.43 +0.67
4 Yūya Oikawa  Japan 35.35 (4) 35.21 (5) 70.56 +0.80
5 Yu Fengtong  China 35.39 (6) 35.29 (6=) 70.68 +0.92
6 Joji Kato  Japan 35.59 (11=) 35.19 (4) 70.78 +1.02
7 Michael Ireland  Canada 35.59 (11=) 35.29 (6=) 70.88 +1.12
8 Choi Jae-bong  South Korea 35.61 (13) 35.43 (9=) 71.04 +1.28
9 Jeremy Wotherspoon  Canada 35.37 (5) 35.68 (17=) 71.05 +1.29
10 Pekka Koskela  Finland 35.58 (9=) 35.51 (12) 71.09 +1.33
11 Jan Bos  Netherlands 35.68 (16) 35.43 (9=) 71.11 +1.35
12 Casey FitzRandolph  United States 35.78 (18) 35.34 (8) 71.12 +1.36
13 Keiichiro Nagashima  Japan 35.67 (15) 35.47 (11) 71.14 +1.38
14 Dmitry Lobkov  Russia 35.55 (8) 35.62 (13=) 71.17 +1.41
15 Janne Hänninen  Finland 35.58 (9=) 35.67 (15=) 71.25 +1.49
16 Erben Wennemars  Netherlands 35.46 (7) 35.84 (25) 71.30 +1.54
17 Lee Kyou-hyuk  South Korea 35.76 (17) 35.62 (13=) 71.38 +1.62
18 Hiroyasu Shimizu  Japan 35.66 (14) 35.78 (21) 71.44 +1.68
19 An Weijiang  China 35.89 (21) 35.67 (15=) 71.56 +1.80
20 Erik Zachrisson  Sweden 35.80 (19) 35.81 (23) 71.61 +1.85
21 Ermanno Ioriatti  Italy 35.88 (20) 35.80 (22) 71.68 +1.92
22 Mika Poutala  Finland 35.91 (22) 35.83 (24) 71.74 +1.98
23 Simon Kuipers  Netherlands 36.10 (27) 35.74 (20) 71.84 +2.08
24 Aleksey Proshin  Russia 35.96 (23) 35.94 (26) 71.90 +2.14
25 Tucker Fredricks  United States 36.02 (25) 35.99 (28) 72.01 +2.25
26 Kip Carpenter  United States 36.40 (31) 35.68 (17=) 72.08 +2.32
27 Sergey Kornilov  Russia 36.00 (24) 36.24 (32) 72.24 +2.48
28 Lu Zhuo  China 36.39 (30) 35.96 (27) 72.35 +2.59
29 Vincent Labrie  Canada 36.31 (29) 36.12 (29=) 72.43 +2.67
30 Brock Miron  Canada 36.42 (32) 36.12 (29=) 72.54 +2.78
31 Maurizio Carnino  Italy 36.24 (28) 36.43 (33) 72.67 +2.91
32 Artur Waś  Poland 36.43 (33) 36.61 (35) 73.04 +3.28
33 Li Yu  China 36.57 (34) 36.56 (34) 73.13 +3.37
34 Aleksandr Zhigin  Kazakhstan 36.88 (35) 36.92 (36) 73.80 +4.04
35 Beorn Nijenhuis  Netherlands 48.84 (36) 35.71 (19) 84.55 +14.79
36 Maciej Ustynowicz  Poland 36.09 (26) 51.92 (37) 88.01 +18.25
37 Kwon Sun Chun  South Korea 58.66 (37) 36.13 (31) 94.79 +25.03

Race 1[edit]

Pair order[edit]

Skater with first inner lane listed first

  1. Brock Miron, CAN (alone, first inner)
  2. Dmitry Lobkov, RUS – Sergey Kornilov, RUS
  3. Maciej Ustynowicz, POL – Vincent Labrie, CAN
  4. Choi Jae-bong, KOR – Aleksandr Zhigin, KAZ
  5. Janne Hänninen, FIN – Aleksey Proshin, RUS
  6. Artur Waś, POL – Erik Zachrisson, SWE
  7. Mika Poutala, FIN – Maurizio Carnino, ITA
  8. Zhuo Lu, CHN – Jan Bos, NED
  9. Dmitry Dorofeyev, RUS – Erben Wennemars, NED
  10. Li Yu, CHN – Pekka Koskela, FIN
  11. Ermanno Ioriatti, ITA – An Weijiang, CHN
  12. Yūya Oikawa, JPN – Simon Kuipers, NED
  13. Hiroyasu Shimizu, JPN – Lee Kyou-hyuk, KOR
  14. Tucker Fredricks, USA – Keiichiro Nagashima, JPN
  15. Beorn Nijenhuis, NED – Kwon Sun Chun, KOR
  16. Joji Kato, JPN – Michael Ireland, CAN
  17. Joey Cheek, USA – Jeremy Wotherspoon, CAN
  18. Casey FitzRandolph, USA – Yu Fengtong, CHN
  19. Kip Carpenter, USA – Lee Kang-seok, KOR

Fastest 100 m[edit]

The ten fastest times are listed

Place Athlete Time Difference
1  Yūya Oikawa (JPN) 9.59 --
2  Yu Fengtong (CHN) 9.63 +0.04
3  Lee Kang-seok (KOR) 9.65 +0.06
4  Joey Cheek (USA) 9.66 +0.07
5  Hiroyasu Shimizu (JPN) 9.67 +0.08
6  Janne Hänninen (FIN) 9.69 +0.10
7  Dmitry Dorofeyev (RUS) 9.72 +0.13
8  An Weijiang (CHN) 9.75 +0.16
9  Jeremy Wotherspoon (CAN) 9.76 +0.17
 Pekka Koskela (FIN) 9.76 +0.17

Race 2[edit]

Pair order[edit]

Skater with first inner lane listed first

  1. Beorn Nijenhuis, NED (alone, last outer)
  2. Kwon Sun Chun, KOR – Li Yu, CHN
  3. Aleksandr Zhigin, KAZ – Artur Waś, POL
  4. Brock Miron, CAN – Vincent Labrie, CAN
  5. Maurizio Carnino, ITA – Kip Carpenter, USA
  6. Simon Kuipers, NED – Zhuo Lu, CHN
  7. Sergey Kornilov, RUS – Maciej Ustynowicz, POL
  8. Aleksey Proshin, RUS – Tucker Fredricks, USA
  9. An Weijiang, CHN – Mika Poutala, FIN
  10. Erik Zachrisson, SWE – Ermanno Ioriatti, ITA
  11. Lee Kyou-hyuk, KOR – Casey FitzRandolph, USA
  12. Jan Bos, NED – Hiroyasu Shimizu, JPN
  13. Choi Jae-bong, KOR – Keiichiro Nagashima, JPN
  14. Michael Ireland, CAN – Joji Kato, JPN
  15. Pekka Koskela, FIN – Janne Hänninen, FIN
  16. Erben Wennemars, NED – Dmitry Lobkov, RUS
  17. Yūya Oikawa, JPN – Yu Fengtong, CHN
  18. Jeremy Wotherspoon, CAN – Dmitry Dorofeyev, RUS
  19. Lee Kang-seok, KOR – Joey Cheek, USA

Fastest 100 m[edit]

Place Athlete Time Difference
1  Yu Fengtong (CHN) 9.56 --
2  Yūya Oikawa (JPN) 9.59 +0.03
3  Lee Kang-seok (KOR) 9.63 +0.07
4  Dmitry Dorofeyev (RUS) 9.65 +0.09
5  Joji Kato (JPN) 9.66 +0.10
6  Joey Cheek (USA) 9.67 +0.11
7  Michael Ireland (CAN) 9.73 +0.17
8  Casey FitzRandolph (USA) 9.74 +0.18
 An Weijiang (CHN) 9.74 +0.18
 Hiroyasu Shimizu (JPN) 9.74 +0.18

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "Torino 2006 Official Report - Speed Skating" (PDF). Torino Organizing Committee. LA84 Foundation. March 2009. Retrieved 20 May 2009.