2012 World Single Distance Speed Skating Championships

The 2012 World Single Distance Speed Skating Championships took place between 22 and 25 March 2012 in the Thialf, Heerenveen, Netherlands.

World Single Distance Speed Skating Championships
Thialf stadion 2008.jpg
Thialf (Heerenveen)
VenueThialf (Heerenveen)
Dates22–25 March 2012

Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands visited the Championships on 24 March.[1]

ScheduleEdit

Date Time Events
March 22 16:30 1500 m men
3000 m women
March 23 15:00 1000 m men
1500 m women
5000 m men
March 24 12:00 1000 m women
10000 m men
5000 m women
March 25 13:30 500 m women
500 m men
Team pursuit women
Team pursuit men

Source: schaatsen.nl[2]& ISU.org[3]

Medal summaryEdit

Men's eventsEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
500 m
details
Mo Tae-bum
  South Korea
69.64 Michel Mulder
  Netherlands
+0.01 Pekka Koskela
  Finland
+0.18
1000 m
details
Stefan Groothuis
  Netherlands
1:08.57 Kjeld Nuis
  Netherlands
+0.22 Shani Davis
  United States
+0.26
1500 m
details
Denny Morrison
  Canada
1:46.44 Ivan Skobrev
  Russia
+0.05 Håvard Bøkko
  Norway
+0.06
5000 m
details
Sven Kramer
  Netherlands
6:13.87 Bob de Jong
  Netherlands
+1.39 Jonathan Kuck
  United States
+2.41
10000 m
details
Bob de Jong
  Netherlands
12:53.91 Jorrit Bergsma
  Netherlands
+3.80 Jonathan Kuck
  United States
+18.75
Team pursuit
details
  Netherlands
Sven Kramer
Koen Verweij
Jan Blokhuijsen
3:41.43   United States
Shani Davis
Brian Hansen
Jonathan Kuck
+1.99   Russia
Ivan Skobrev
Denis Yuskov
Yevgeny Lalenkov
+2.19

Source: ISU[4]

Women's eventsEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
500 m
details
Lee Sang-hwa
  South Korea
75.69 Yu Jing
  China
+0.43 Thijsje Oenema
  Netherlands
+0.59
1000 m
details
Christine Nesbitt
  Canada
1:15.16 Yu Jing
  China
+0.82 Margot Boer
  Netherlands
+1.00
1500 m
details
Christine Nesbitt
  Canada
1:56.07 Ireen Wüst
  Netherlands
+0.33 Linda de Vries
  Netherlands
+1.01
3000 m
details
Martina Sáblíková
  Czech Republic
4:01.88 Stephanie Beckert
  Germany
+2.21 Ireen Wüst
  Netherlands
+2.99
5000 m
details
Martina Sáblíková
  Czech Republic
6:50.46 Stephanie Beckert
  Germany
+6.18 Claudia Pechstein
  Germany
+13.55
Team pursuit
details
  Netherlands
Ireen Wüst
Diane Valkenburg
Linda de Vries
2:59.70   Canada
Brittany Schussler
Christine Nesbitt
Cindy Klassen
+0.81   Poland
Natalia Czerwonka
Katarzyna Woźniak
Luiza Złotkowska
+3.62

Source: ISU[4]

Medal tableEdit

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1  Netherlands (NED)55414
2  Canada (CAN)3104
3  Czech Republic (CZE)2002
  South Korea (KOR)2002
5  Germany (GER)0213
6  China (CHN)0202
7  United States (USA)0134
8  Russia (RUS)0112
9  Finland (FIN)0011
  Norway (NOR)0011
  Poland (POL)0011
Totals (11 nations)12121236

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ RVD (20 March 2012). "Koningin aanwezig bij deel schaatswedstrijden Wereldkampioenschappen Afstanden" [Queen present for part of the World Single Distance Championships]. Koninklijkhuis.nl. Retrieved 21 March 2012.
  2. ^ "Essent ISU WK Afstanden". schaatsen.nl. Archived from the original on 14 January 2012. Retrieved 21 February 2012.
  3. ^ "Announcement (Event Calendar)". ISU.org. Archived from the original on 4 March 2016. Retrieved 21 March 2012.
  4. ^ a b "ISU Results". ISU. Retrieved 21 February 2012.