2008 World Single Distance Speed Skating Championships

The 2008 World Single Distance Speed Skating Championships were held between 6 March and 9 March 2008 in the M-Wave, Nagano, Nagano.

World Single Distance Speed Skating Championships
M-wave rink.JPG
M-Wave (Nagano)
VenueM-Wave (Nagano)
Dates6–9 March 2008

ScheduleEdit

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

Medal summaryEdit

Men's eventsEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
500 m
details
Jeremy Wotherspoon
  Canada
69.460
34.78
34.68 TR
Lee Kyou-hyuk
  South Korea
70.010
35.11
34.90
Joji Kato
  Japan
70.320
35.25
35.07
1000 m
details
Shani Davis
  United States
1:08.99 TR Yevgeni Lalenkov
  Russia
1:09.39 Denny Morrison
  Canada
1:09.43
1500 m
details
Denny Morrison
  Canada
1:45.22 TR Sven Kramer
  Netherlands
Shani Davis
  United States
1:45.32
5000 m
details
Sven Kramer
  Netherlands
6:17.24 TR Enrico Fabris
  Italy
6:20.22 Wouter olde Heuvel
  Netherlands
6:24.05
10000 m
details
Sven Kramer
  Netherlands
12:57.71 TR Enrico Fabris
  Italy
13:18.81 Bob de Jong
  Netherlands
13:25.01
Team pursuit
details
  Netherlands
Sven Kramer
Wouter olde Heuvel
Erben Wennemars
3:41.69   Italy
Enrico Fabris
Matteo Anesi
Luca Stefani
3:46.76   Germany
Jörg Dallmann
Stefan Heythausen
Marco Weber
3:47.71
Note: TR = Track record

Women's eventsEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
500 m
details
Jenny Wolf
  Germany
75.630
37,89
37,74
TR
Wang Beixing
  China
76,260
38,18
38,10
Annette Gerritsen
  Netherlands
77,200
38,72
38,48
1000 m
details
Anni Friesinger
  Germany
1:15.37 TR Kristina Groves
  Canada
1:16.01 Annette Gerritsen
  Netherlands
1:16.35
1500 m
details
Anni Friesinger
  Germany
1:56.06 TR Paulien van Deutekom
  Netherlands
1:57.36 Kristina Groves
  Canada
1:57.63
3000 m
details
Kristina Groves
  Canada
4.05,03 TR Paulien van Deutekom
  Netherlands
4.05,49 Daniela Anschütz-Thoms
  Germany
4.05,76
5000 m
details
Martina Sáblíková
  Czech Republic
6:58.22 TR Clara Hughes
  Canada
7:04.79 Kristina Groves
  Canada
7:04.94
Team pursuit
details
  Netherlands
Paulien van Deutekom
Renate Groenewold
Ireen Wüst
3.02,19   Canada
Kristina Groves
Christine Nesbitt
Brittany Schussler
3.02,87   Germany
Daniela Anschütz-Thoms
Claudia Pechstein
Lucille Opitz
3.07,57
Note: TR = Track record

Medal tableEdit

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1  Netherlands (NED)43411
2  Canada (CAN)3339
3  Germany (GER)3036
4  United States (USA)1102
5  Czech Republic (CZE)1001
6  Italy (ITA)0303
7  China (CHN)0101
  Russia (RUS)0101
  South Korea (KOR)0101
10  Japan (JPN)0011
Totals (10 nations)12131136

ReferencesEdit