1996 World Single Distance Speed Skating Championships

The 1996 World Single Distance Speed Skating Championships were held between 15 and 17 March 1996 in the Vikingskipet, Hamar, Norway. This was the first World Single Distance championships.

World Single Distance Speed Skating Championships
Vikingskipet-Hamar.jpg
Vikingskipet (Hamar)
VenueVikingskipet (Hamar)
Dates15–17 March 1996

ScheduleEdit

Date Events
March 15 5000 m men
500 m women (1st)
500 m women (2nd)
3000 m women
March 16 500 m men (1st)
500 m men (2nd)
1500 m men
1000 m women
5000 m women
March 17 1000 m men
10000 m men
1500 m women

Medal summaryEdit

Men's eventsEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
500 m
details[1]
Hiroyasu Shimizu
  Japan
1:12.06
35.91
36.15
Sergey Klevchenya
  Russia
1:12.21
36.13
36.08
Roger Strøm
  Norway
1:12.85
36.62
36.23
1000 m
details[2]
Sergey Klevchenya
  Russia
1:13.30 Ådne Søndrål
  Norway
1:13.78 Jaegal Sung-yeol
  South Korea
1:14.16
1500 m
details[3]
Jeroen Straathof
  Netherlands
1:53.94 Ådne Søndrål
  Norway
1:54.14 Martin Hersman
  Netherlands
1:54.38
5000 m
details[4]
Ids Postma
  Netherlands
6:47.09 Keiji Shirahata
  Japan
6:47.20 Gianni Romme
  Netherlands
6:48.21
10000 m
details[5]
Gianni Romme
  Netherlands
14:05.46 Bart Veldkamp
  Belgium
14:15.20 Frank Dittrich
  Germany
14:15.33

Women's eventsEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
500 m
details[6]
Svetlana Zhurova
  Russia
1:19.30
39.73
39.57
Kyoko Shimazaki
  Japan
1:19.47
39.90
39.57
Tomomi Okazaki
  Japan
1:19.56
39.81
39.75
1000 m
details[7]
Annamarie Thomas
  Netherlands
1:21.01 Chris Witty
  United States
1:21.25 Emese Hunyady
  Austria
1:21.53
1500 m
details[8]
Annamarie Thomas
  Netherlands
2:04.46 Claudia Pechstein
  Germany
2:05.22 Sandra Zwolle
  Netherlands
2:05.26
3000 m
details[9]
Gunda Niemann-Stirnemann
  Germany
4:13.83 Claudia Pechstein
  Germany
4:18.17 Lyudmila Prokasheva
  Kazakhstan
4:20.90
5000 m
details[10]
Claudia Pechstein
  Germany
7:26.36 Carla Zijlstra
  Netherlands
7:28.79 Elena Belci-Dal Farra
  Italy
7:30.66

Medal tableEdit

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1  Netherlands (NED)5139
2  Germany (GER)2215
3  Russia (RUS)2103
4  Japan (JPN)1214
5  Norway (NOR)0213
6  Belgium (BEL)0101
  United States (USA)0101
8  Austria (AUT)0011
  Italy (ITA)0011
  Kazakhstan (KAZ)0011
  South Korea (KOR)0011
Totals (11 nations)10101030

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "1996 World Championship Single Distances 500 meters Men". SpeedSkatingStats.com. Retrieved 25 August 2012.
  2. ^ "1996 World Championship Single Distances 1000 meters Men". SpeedSkatingStats.com. Retrieved 25 August 2012.
  3. ^ "1996 World Championship Single Distances 1500 meters Men". SpeedSkatingStats.com. Retrieved 25 August 2012.
  4. ^ "1996 World Championship Single Distances 5000 meters Men". SpeedSkatingStats.com. Retrieved 25 August 2012.
  5. ^ "1996 World Championship Single Distances 10,000 meters Men". SpeedSkatingStats.com. Retrieved 25 August 2012.
  6. ^ "1996 World Championship Single Distances 500 meters Women". SpeedSkatingStats.com. Retrieved 25 August 2012.
  7. ^ "1996 World Championship Single Distances 1000 meters Women". SpeedSkatingStats.com. Retrieved 25 August 2012.
  8. ^ "1996 World Championship Single Distances 1500 meters Women". SpeedSkatingStats.com. Retrieved 25 August 2012.
  9. ^ "1996 World Championship Single Distances 3000 meters Women". SpeedSkatingStats.com. Retrieved 25 August 2012.
  10. ^ "1996 World Championship Single Distances 5000 meters Women". SpeedSkatingStats.com. Retrieved 25 August 2012.