Speed skating at the 2006 Winter Olympics – Women's 5000 metres

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Women's 5000 metres
at the XX Olympic Winter Games
Speed skating pictogram.svg
Venue Oval Lingotto
Dates 25 February
Competitors 16 from 10 nations
Winning time 6:59.07
Medalists
1st, gold medalist(s) Clara Hughes  Canada
2nd, silver medalist(s) Claudia Pechstein  Germany
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Cindy Klassen  Canada
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Speed skating at the
2006 Winter Olympics
Speed skating pictogram.svg
500 m   men   women
1000 m men women
1500 m men women
3000 m women
5000 m men women
10,000 m men
Team pursuit men women

The women's 5000 m speed skating competition at the 2006 Winter Olympics in Turin, Italy, was held on 25 February.

Records[edit]

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

World record  Claudia Pechstein (GER) 6:46.91 Salt Lake City, United States 23 February 2002
Olympic record  Claudia Pechstein (GER) 6:46.91 Salt Lake City, United States 23 February 2002

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

Results[edit]

Rank Pair Name Country Time Time behind Notes
Gold medal icon.svg 8 Hughes, ClaraClara Hughes  Canada 6:59.07
Silver medal icon.svg 8 Pechstein, ClaudiaClaudia Pechstein  Germany 7:00.08 +1.01
Bronze medal icon.svg 7 Klassen, CindyCindy Klassen  Canada 7:00.57 +1.50
4 7 Sablikova, MartinaMartina Sáblíková  Czech Republic 7:01.38 +2.31
5 6 Anschutz, DanielaDaniela Anschütz  Germany 7:02.82 +3.75
6 4 Groves, KristinaKristina Groves  Canada 7:03.95 +4.88
7 5 Raney, CatherineCatherine Raney  United States 7:04.91 +5.84
8 5 Haugli, MarenMaren Haugli  Norway 7:06.08 +7.01
9 4 Groenewold, RenateRenate Groenewold  Netherlands 7:11.32 +12.25
10 6 Kleibeuker, CarienCarien Kleibeuker  Netherlands 7:12.18 +13.11
11 3 Ishino, ErikoEriko Ishino  Japan 7:12.48 +13.41
12 2 Rokita, Anna NataliaAnna Natalia Rokita  Austria 7:16.75 +17.68
13 1 Tabata, MakiMaki Tabata  Japan 7:18.05 +18.98
14 2 Opitz, LucilleLucille Opitz  Germany 7:18.06 +18.99
15 3 Wang Fei  China 7:22.90 +23.83
16 1 Wojcicka, KatarzynaKatarzyna Wojcicka  Poland 7:28.09 +29.02
Lap times for the medal winners, shown graphically

References[edit]

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