World Sprint Speed Skating Championships for Men

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The International Skating Union has organised the World Sprint Speed Skating Championships for Men since 1970. The first two years (1970-1971), they were called the ISU Sprint Championships.

Countries that have won the World Sprint Speed Skating Championships.

Medal winners[edit]

Year Venue Med 1.png Gold Med 2.png Silver Med 3.png Bronze
1970 West Allis Soviet Union Valery Muratov Japan Keiichi Suzuki Norway Magne Thomassen
1971 Inzell West Germany Erhard Keller Sweden Ove König Netherlands Ard Schenk
1972 Eskilstuna Finland Leo Linkovesi Soviet Union Valery Muratov Netherlands Ard Schenk
1973 Oslo Soviet Union Valery Muratov Netherlands Jos Valentijn Netherlands Eppie Bleeker
1974 Innsbruck Norway Per Bjørang Japan Masaki Suzuki Netherlands Eppie Bleeker
1975 Gothenburg Soviet Union Aleksandr Safronov Soviet Union Yevgeny Kulikov Soviet Union Valery Muratov
1976 West Berlin Sweden Johan Granath United States Dan Immerfall United States Peter Mueller
1977 Alkmaar United States Eric Heiden United States Peter Mueller Soviet Union Yevgeny Kulikov
1978 Lake Placid United States Eric Heiden Norway Frode Rønning Sweden Johan Granath
1979 Inzell United States Eric Heiden Canada Gaétan Boucher Norway Frode Rønning
1980 West Allis United States Eric Heiden Canada Gaétan Boucher United States Tom Plant
1981 Grenoble Norway Frode Rønning Soviet Union Sergey Khlebnikov Soviet Union Anatoli Medennikov
1982 Alkmaar Soviet Union Sergey Khlebnikov Canada Gaétan Boucher Norway Frode Rønning
1983 Helsinki Japan Akira Kuroiwa Soviet Union Pavel Pegov Netherlands Hilbert van der Duim
1984 Trondheim Canada Gaétan Boucher Soviet Union Sergey Khlebnikov Norway Kai Arne Engelstad
1985 Heerenveen Soviet Union Igor Zhelezovski Canada Gaétan Boucher United States Dan Jansen
1986 Karuizawa Soviet Union Igor Zhelezovski United States Dan Jansen Japan Akira Kuroiwa
1987 Sainte Foy Japan Akira Kuroiwa United States Nick Thometz Japan Yukihiro Mitani
1988 West Allis United States Dan Jansen East Germany Uwe-Jens Mey United States Eric Flaim
1989 Heerenveen Soviet Union Igor Zhelezovski East Germany Uwe-Jens Mey Soviet Union Andrey Bachvalov
1990 Tromsø South Korea Bae Ki-tae Soviet Union Andrey Bachvalov Soviet Union Igor Zhelezovski
1991 Inzell Soviet Union Igor Zhelezovski Germany Uwe-Jens Mey Japan Toshiyuki Kuroiwa
1992 Oslo Commonwealth of Independent States Igor Zhelezovski United States Dan Jansen Japan Toshiyuki Kuroiwa
1993 Ikaho Belarus Igor Zhelezovski Japan Yasunori Miyabe Japan Hiroyasu Shimizu
1994 Calgary United States Dan Jansen Russia Sergey Klevchenya Japan Junichi Inoue
1995 Milwaukee South Korea Kim Yoon-man Japan Hiroyasu Shimizu Japan Yasunori Miyabe
1996 Heerenveen Russia Sergey Klevchenya Japan Hiroyasu Shimizu Japan Manabu Horii
1997 Hamar Russia Sergey Klevchenya Norway Roger Strøm United States Casey FitzRandolph
1998 Berlin Netherlands Jan Bos Canada Jeremy Wotherspoon Netherlands Erben Wennemars
1999 Calgary Canada Jeremy Wotherspoon Netherlands Jan Bos Japan Hiroyasu Shimizu
2000 Seoul Canada Jeremy Wotherspoon Canada Mike Ireland Japan Hiroyasu Shimizu
2001 Inzell Canada Mike Ireland Japan Hiroyasu Shimizu Canada Jeremy Wotherspoon
2002 Hamar Canada Jeremy Wotherspoon United States Casey FitzRandolph Canada Mike Ireland
2003 Calgary Canada Jeremy Wotherspoon Netherlands Gerard van Velde Netherlands Erben Wennemars
2004 Nagano Netherlands Erben Wennemars Canada Jeremy Wotherspoon Canada Mike Ireland
2005 Salt Lake City Netherlands Erben Wennemars Canada Jeremy Wotherspoon United States Joey Cheek
2006 Heerenveen United States Joey Cheek Russia Dmitry Dorofeyev Netherlands Jan Bos
2007 Hamar South Korea Lee Kyou-hyuk Finland Pekka Koskela United States Shani Davis
2008 Heerenveen South Korea Lee Kyou-hyuk Canada Jeremy Wotherspoon South Korea Mun Jun
2009 Moscow United States Shani Davis Japan Keiichiro Nagashima Netherlands Simon Kuipers
2010 Obihiro South Korea Lee Kyou-hyuk South Korea Lee Kang-seok Japan Keiichiro Nagashima
2011 Heerenveen South Korea Lee Kyou-hyuk South Korea Mo Tae-bum United States Shani Davis
2012 Calgary Netherlands Stefan Groothuis South Korea Lee Kyou-hyuk South Korea Mo Tae-bum
2013 Salt Lake City Netherlands Michel Mulder Finland Pekka Koskela Netherlands Hein Otterspeer
2014 Nagano Netherlands Michel Mulder United States Shani Davis Australia Daniel Greig
2015 Astana Russia Pavel Kulizhnikov Netherlands Hein Otterspeer Russia Aleksey Yesin
2016 Seoul Russia Pavel Kulizhnikov Netherlands Kjeld Nuis Netherlands Kai Verbij
2017 Calgary Netherlands Kai Verbij Norway Håvard Holmefjord Lorentzen Netherlands Kjeld Nuis
2018 Changchun

Medal table[edit]

 Rank  Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  United States 8 7 8 23
2  Soviet Union 8 6 5 19
3  Netherlands 7 5 12 24
4  Canada 6 9 3 18
5  South Korea 6 3 2 11
6  Russia 4 2 1 7
7  Japan 2 7 11 20
8  Norway 2 3 4 9
9  Finland 1 2 0 3
10  Sweden 1 1 1 3
11  West Germany 1 0 0 1
12  Belarus 1 0 0 1
 CIS 1 0 0 1
14  East Germany 0 2 0 2
15  Germany 0 1 0 1
16  Australia 0 0 1 1
Total 48 48 48 144

World champions (2017)[edit]

Skater 1st, gold medalist(s) 2nd, silver medalist(s) 3rd, bronze medalist(s) Total
Soviet Union/Commonwealth of Independent States/Belarus Igor Zhelezovski 6 0 1 7
Canada Jeremy Wotherspoon 4 4 1 9
South Korea Lee Kyou-hyuk 4 1 0 5
United States Eric Heiden 4 0 0 4
United States Dan Jansen 2 2 1 5
Soviet Union Valery Muratov 2 1 1 4
Russia Sergey Klevchenya 2 1 0 3
Netherlands Erben Wennemars 2 0 2 4
Japan Akira Kuroiwa 2 0 1 3
Russia Pavel Kulizhnikov 2 0 0 2
Netherlands Michel Mulder 2 0 0 2
Canada Gaétan Boucher 1 4 0 5
Soviet Union Sergey Khlebnikov 1 2 0 3
United States Shani Davis 1 1 2 4
Canada Mike Ireland 1 1 2 4
Norway Frode Rønning 1 1 2 4
Netherlands Jan Bos 1 1 1 3
United States Joey Cheek 1 0 1 2
Sweden Johan Granath 1 0 1 2
Netherlands Kai Verbij 1 0 1 2
South Korea Bae Ki-tae 1 0 0 1
Norway Per Bjørang 1 0 0 1
Netherlands Stefan Groothuis 1 0 0 1
West Germany Erhard Keller 1 0 0 1
South Korea Kim Yoon-man 1 0 0 1
Finland Leo Linkovesi 1 0 0 1
Soviet Union Aleksandr Safronov 1 0 0 1

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