1998 World Single Distance Speed Skating Championships

The 1998 World Single Distance Speed Skating Championships were held between 27 and 29 March 1998 in the Olympic Oval, Calgary, Canada.

World Single Distance Speed Skating Championships
Olympic Oval Inside Calgary.jpg
Olympic Oval (Calgary)
VenueOlympic Oval (Calgary)
Dates27–29 March 1998

ScheduleEdit

Date Events
March 27 5000 m men
500 m women (1st)
500 m women (2nd)
3000 m women
March 28 500 m men (1st)
500 m men (2nd)
1500 m men
1000 m women
5000 m women
March 29 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
1:10.18
35.36
34.82
Sylvain Bouchard
  Canada
1:10.68
35.47
35.21
Jeremy Wotherspoon
  Canada
1:10.88
35.60
35.28
1000 m
details[2]
Sylvain Bouchard
  Canada
1:09.60 Jeremy Wotherspoon
  Canada
1:09.67 Hiroyasu Shimizu
  Japan
1:09.83
1500 m
details[3]
Ådne Søndrål
  Norway
1:46.43 Ids Postma
  Netherlands
1:47.08 Roberto Sighel
  Italy
1:47.47
5000 m
details[4]
Gianni Romme
  Netherlands
6:21.49 Rintje Ritsma
  Netherlands
6:25.55 Bart Veldkamp
  Belgium
6:27.58
10000 m
details[5]
Gianni Romme
  Netherlands
13:08.71 Bob de Jong
  Netherlands
13:22.64 Frank Dittrich
  Germany
13:30.33

Women's eventsEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
500 m
details[6]
Catriona Le May Doan
  Canada
1:15.59
37.88
37.71
Svetlana Zhurova
  Russia
1:16.65
38.30
38.35
Tomomi Okazaki
  Japan
1:16.68
38.27
38.41
1000 m
details[7]
Chris Witty
  United States
1:14.96 Catriona Le May Doan
  Canada
1:15.28 Franziska Schenk
  Germany
1:15.46
1500 m
details[8]
Anni Friesinger
  Germany
1:56.95 Gunda Niemann-Stirnemann
  Germany
1:57.20 Claudia Pechstein
  Germany
1:57.30
3000 m
details[9]
Gunda Niemann-Stirnemann
  Germany
4:01.67 Claudia Pechstein
  Germany
4:04.78 Anni Friesinger
  Germany
4:05.86
5000 m
details[10]
Gunda Niemann-Stirnemann
  Germany
6:58.63 Claudia Pechstein
  Germany
7:02.95 Carla Zijlstra
  Netherlands
7:08.94

Medal tableEdit

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1  Germany (GER)33410
2  Canada (CAN)2316
  Netherlands (NED)2316
4  Japan (JPN)1023
5  Norway (NOR)1001
  United States (USA)1001
7  Russia (RUS)0101
8  Belgium (BEL)0011
  Italy (ITA)0011
Totals (9 nations)10101030

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "1998 World Championship Single Distances 500 meters Men". SpeedSkatingStats.com. Retrieved 25 August 2012.
  2. ^ "1998 World Championship Single Distances 1000 meters Men". SpeedSkatingStats.com. Retrieved 25 August 2012.
  3. ^ "1998 World Championship Single Distances 1500 meters Men". SpeedSkatingStats.com. Retrieved 25 August 2012.
  4. ^ "1998 World Championship Single Distances 5000 meters Men". SpeedSkatingStats.com. Retrieved 25 August 2012.
  5. ^ "1998 World Championship Single Distances 10,000 meters Men". SpeedSkatingStats.com. Retrieved 25 August 2012.
  6. ^ "1998 World Championship Single Distances 500 meters Women". SpeedSkatingStats.com. Retrieved 25 August 2012.
  7. ^ "1998 World Championship Single Distances 1000 meters Women". SpeedSkatingStats.com. Retrieved 25 August 2012.
  8. ^ "1998 World Championship Single Distances 1500 meters Women". SpeedSkatingStats.com. Retrieved 25 August 2012.
  9. ^ "1998 World Championship Single Distances 3000 meters Women". SpeedSkatingStats.com. Retrieved 25 August 2012.
  10. ^ "1998 World Championship Single Distances 5000 meters Women". SpeedSkatingStats.com. Retrieved 25 August 2012.