1997 World Single Distance Speed Skating Championships

The 1997 World Single Distance Speed Skating Championships were held between 7 and 9 March 1997 in the Tor Stegny, Warsaw, Poland.

World Single Distance Speed Skating Championships
Speedskating rink 400 meters with dimensions.svg
VenueTor Stegny (Warsaw)
Dates7–9 March 1997

ScheduleEdit

Date Events
March 7 5000 m men
500 m women (1st)
500 m women (2nd)
3000 m women
March 8 500 m men (1st)
500 m men (2nd)
1500 m men
1000 m women
5000 m women
March 9 1000 m men
10000 m men
1500 m women

Medal summaryEdit

Men's eventsEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
500 m
details[1]
Manabu Horii
  Japan
1:13.55
37.08
36.47
Roger Strøm
  Norway
1:13.58
37.00
36.58
Hiroyasu Shimizu
  Japan
1:13.97
37.28
36.69
1000 m
details[2]
Ådne Søndrål
  Norway
1:14.40 Jan Bos
  Netherlands
1:14.81 Martin Hersman
  Netherlands
1:05.07
1500 m
details[3]
Rintje Ritsma
  Netherlands
1:53.58 Ådne Søndrål
  Norway
1:55.16 Neal Marshall
  Canada
1:55.65
5000 m
details[4]
Rintje Ritsma
  Netherlands
7:02.34 Gianni Romme
  Netherlands
7:03.22 Frank Dittrich
  Germany
7:12.12
10000 m
details[5]
Gianni Romme
  Netherlands
14:18.75 Rintje Ritsma
  Netherlands
14:30.60 Bob de Jong
  Netherlands
14:33.82

Women's eventsEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
500 m
details[6]
Xue Ruihong
  China
1:21.06
40.75
40.31
Sabine Völker
  Germany
1:21.33
40.61
40.72
Franziska Schenk
  Germany
1:21.91
40.70
41.21
1000 m
details[7]
Marianne Timmer
  Netherlands
1:21.31 Sandra Zwolle
  Netherlands
1:21.92 Franziska Schenk
  Germany
1:22.10
1500 m
details[8]
Gunda Niemann-Stirnemann
  Germany
2:04.43 Anni Friesinger
  Germany
2:06.18 Marianne Timmer
  Netherlands
2:07.54
3000 m
details[9]
Gunda Niemann-Stirnemann
  Germany
4:20.34 Claudia Pechstein
  Germany
4:24.18 Carla Zijlstra
  Netherlands
4:28.46
5000 m
details[10]
Gunda Niemann-Stirnemann
  Germany
7:19.85 Carla Zijlstra
  Netherlands
7:25.80 Claudia Pechstein
  Germany
7:30.84

Medal tableEdit

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1  Netherlands (NED)45413
2  Germany (GER)33410
3  Norway (NOR)1203
4  Japan (JPN)1012
5  China (CHN)1001
6  Canada (CAN)0011
Totals (6 nations)10101030

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "1997 World Championship Single Distances 500 meters Men". SpeedSkatingStats.com. Retrieved 25 August 2012.
  2. ^ "1997 World Championship Single Distances 1000 meters Men". SpeedSkatingStats.com. Retrieved 25 August 2012.
  3. ^ "1997 World Championship Single Distances 1500 meters Men". SpeedSkatingStats.com. Retrieved 25 August 2012.
  4. ^ "1997 World Championship Single Distances 5000 meters Men". SpeedSkatingStats.com. Retrieved 25 August 2012.
  5. ^ "1997 World Championship Single Distances 10,000 meters Men". SpeedSkatingStats.com. Retrieved 25 August 2012.
  6. ^ "1997 World Championship Single Distances 500 meters Women". SpeedSkatingStats.com. Retrieved 25 August 2012.
  7. ^ "1997 World Championship Single Distances 1000 meters Women". SpeedSkatingStats.com. Retrieved 25 August 2012.
  8. ^ "1997 World Championship Single Distances 1500 meters Women". SpeedSkatingStats.com. Retrieved 25 August 2012.
  9. ^ "1997 World Championship Single Distances 3000 meters Women". SpeedSkatingStats.com. Retrieved 25 August 2012.
  10. ^ "1997 World Championship Single Distances 5000 meters Women". SpeedSkatingStats.com. Retrieved 25 August 2012.