Cross-country skiing at the 2002 Winter Olympics – Women's sprint

The Women's sprint cross-country skiing competition at the 2002 Winter Olympics in Salt Lake City, United States, was held on 19 February at Soldier Hollow.

Women's sprint
at the XIX Olympic Winter Games
VenueSoldier Hollow
Dates19 February 2002
Competitors58 from 24 nations
Medalists
1st place, gold medalist(s) Yuliya Anatolyevna Chepalova  Russia
2nd place, silver medalist(s) Evi Sachenbacher-Stehle  Germany
3rd place, bronze medalist(s) Anita Moen  Norway
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Fifty-eight skiers competed in the qualifying round, of which the 16 fastest competitors advanced to the final rounds. The 16 competitors who advanced from the qualification were divided into 4 quarterfinal heats of 4 skiers each. The two best competitors in each quarterfinal advanced to the semifinal. The two best competitors in each semifinal advanced to the A Final competing for gold, silver, bronze and fourth place. The two lowest ranked competitors in the semifinal were placed in the B Final, competing for ranks from 5th to 8th position.

ResultsEdit

Q — qualified for next round

QualifyingEdit

58 competitors started the qualification race.[1] [2]

Rank Bib Athlete Country Time Deficit Note
1 10 Katerina Neumannova   Czech Republic 3:12.76 Q
2 13 Yuliya Chepalova   Russia 3:13.03 +0.27 Q
3 2 Evi Sachenbacher   Germany 3:13.81 +1.05 Q
4 16 Anita Moen   Norway 3:14.13 +1.37 Q
5 6 Beckie Scott   Canada 3:14.62 +1.86 Q
6 19 Elina Pienimäki   Finland 3:14.79 +2.03 Q
7 18 Andreja Mali   Slovenia 3:15.75 +2.99 Q
8 4 Gabriella Paruzzi   Italy 3:16.11 +3.35 Q
9 3 Claudia Künzel   Germany 3:16.41 +3.65 Q
10 7 Manuela Henkel   Germany 3:16.89 +4.13 Q
11 9 Maj Helen Sorkmo   Norway 3:17.10 +4.34 Q
12 27 Yelena Burukhina   Russia 3:17.26 +4.50 Q
13 23 Anke Reschwamm Schulze   Germany 3:17.45 +4.69 Q
14 26 Sara Renner   Canada 3:18.07 +5.31 Q
15 5 Lyubov Yegorova   Russia 3:18.46 +5.70 Q
16 30 Madoka Natsumi   Japan 3:18.78 +6.02 Q
17 21 Sabina Valbusa   Italy 3:19.22 +6.46
18 15 Kati Sundqvist   Finland 3:19.23 +6.47
19 20 Hilde G. Pedersen   Norway 3:19.79 +7.03
20 1 Nina Gavrilyuk   Russia 3:20.02 +7.26
21 12 Vibeke Skofterud   Norway 3:20.21 +7.45
22 8 Magda Genuin   Italy 3:20.28 +7.52
23 25 Kaisa Varis   Finland 3:20.52 +7.76
24 35 Viktoria Lopatina   Belarus 3:20.59 +7.83
25 14 Kristina Smigun   Estonia 3:20.94 +8.18
26 11 Karin Moroder   Italy 3:21.92 +9.16
27 24 Andrea Huber   Switzerland 3:22.18 +9.42
28 17 Lina Andersson   Sweden 3:22.65 +9.89
29 32 Iryna Terelia   Ukraine 3:23.47 +10.71
30 51 Jaime Fortier   Canada 3:23.98 +11.22
31 29 Milaine Thériault   Canada 3:24.41 +11.65
32 33 Natasa Lacen   Slovenia 3:24.90 +12.14
33 22 Anna Dahlberg   Sweden 3:25.32 +12.56
34 31 Teja Gregorin   Slovenia 3:25.64 +12.88
35 34 Elin Ek   Sweden 3:25.93 +13.17
36 28 Riitta-Liisa Lassila   Finland 3:27.16 +14.40
37 44 Anna-Carin Olofsson   Sweden 3:28.07 +15.31
38 39 Tessa Benoit   United States 3:28.35 +15.59
39 38 Nobuko Fukuda   Japan 3:28.38 +15.62
40 49 Hou Yuxia   China 3:28.71 +15.95
41 40 Vita Jakimchuk   Ukraine 3:28.94 +16.18
42 36 Helena Balatkova   Czech Republic 3:29.23 +16.47
43 53 Ilona Bublova   Czech Republic 3:29.35 +16.59
44 41 Kikkan Randall   United States 3:30.27 +17.51
45 43 Natalia Sviridova-K.   Belarus 3:31.83 +19.07
46 42 Aelin Peterson   United States 3:34.05 +21.29
47 47 Tomomi Otaka   Japan 3:34.14 +21.38
48 48 Irina Terentjeva   Lithuania 3:34.18 +21.42
48 45 Kristina Joder   United States 3:34.18 +21.42
50 46 Luan Zhengrong   China 3:35.21 +22.45
51 37 Natalya Issachenko   Kazakhstan 3:39.09 +26.33
52 52 Lee Chun Ja   South Korea 3:41.06 +28.30
53 55 Daria Starostina   Kazakhstan 3:41.69 +28.93
54 50 Zsofia Gottschall   Hungary 3:42.98 +30.22
55 56 Elena Gorohova   Moldova 3:43.82 +31.06
56 58 Kelime Cetinkaya   Turkey 4:00.50 +47.74
57 57 Katerina Balkaba   Greece 4:06.99 +54.23
58 54 Margarit Nikolyan   Armenia 4:13.5 +1:00.79

FinalsEdit

The 16 competitors who advanced to the final rounds received new bibs which indicated their ranking in the qualification.[3][4]

Rank Bib Name Country Time Round
  2 Yuliya Chepalova   Russia 03:10.6 A Final
  3 Evi Sachenbacher-Stehle   Germany 03:12.2 A Final
  4 Anita Moen   Norway 03:12.7 A Final
4 9 Claudia Nystad   Germany 03:13.3 A Final
5 5 Beckie Scott   Canada 03:24.9 B Final
6 11 Maj Helen Sorkmo   Norway 03:25.5 B Final
7 7 Andreja Mali   Slovenia 03:25.9 B Final
8 8 Gabriella Paruzzi   Italy 03:26.1 B Final
9 14 Sara Renner   Canada Semifinal
10 13 Anke Reschwamm Schulze   Germany Quarterfinal
11 15 Lyubov Yegorova   Russia Quarterfinal
12 16 Madoka Natsumi   Japan Quarterfinal
13 1 Katerina Neumannová   Czech Republic Quarterfinal
14 6 Elina Pienimäki   Finland Quarterfinal
15 10 Manuela Henkel   Germany Quarterfinal
16 12 Elena Burukhina   Russia Quarterfinal
17 DNQ Sabina Valbusa   Italy Qualification
18 DNQ Kati Sundqvist   Finland Qualification
19 DNQ Hilde G. Pedersen   Norway Qualification
20 DNQ Nina Gavriljuk   Russia Qualification
21 DNQ Vibeke Skofterud   Norway Qualification
22 DNQ Magda Genuin   Italy Qualification
23 DNQ Kaisa Varis   Finland Qualification
24 DNQ Viktoria Lopatina   Belarus Qualification
25 DNQ Kristina Smigun   Estonia Qualification
26 DNQ Karin Moroder   Italy Qualification
27 DNQ Andrea Huber   Switzerland Qualification
28 DNQ Lina Andersson   Sweden Qualification
29 DNQ Irina Terelia   Ukraine Qualification
30 DNQ Jaime Fortier   Canada Qualification
31 DNQ Milaine Thériault   Canada Qualification
32 DNQ Natasa Lacen   Slovenia Qualification
33 DNQ Anna Dahlberg   Sweden Qualification
34 DNQ Teja Gregorin   Slovenia Qualification
35 DNQ Elin Ek   Sweden Qualification
36 DNQ Riitta-Liisa Roponen   Finland Qualification
37 DNQ Anna-Carin Olofsson   Sweden Qualification
38 DNQ Tessa Benoit   United States Qualification
39 DNQ Nobuko Fukuda   Japan Qualification
40 DNQ Hou Yuxia   China Qualification
41 DNQ Vita Jakimchuk   Ukraine Qualification
42 DNQ Helena Erbenova   Czech Republic Qualification
43 DNQ Ilona Bublova   Czech Republic Qualification
44 DNQ Kikkan Randall   United States Qualification
45 DNQ Natalia Sviridova-K.   Belarus Qualification
46 DNQ Aelin Peterson   United States Qualification
47 DNQ Tomomi Otaka   Japan Qualification
48 DNQ Irina Terentjeva   Lithuania Qualification
48 DNQ Kristina Joder   United States Qualification
50 DNQ Luan Zhengrong   China Qualification
51 DNQ Natalya Issachenko   Kazakhstan Qualification
52 DNQ Lee Chun Ja   South Korea Qualification
53 DNQ Daria Starostina   Kazakhstan Qualification
54 DNQ Zsofia Gottschall   Hungary Qualification
55 DNQ Elena Gorohova   Moldova Qualification
56 DNQ Kelime Cetinkaya   Turkey Qualification
57 DNQ Katerina Balkaba   Greece Qualification
58 DNQ Margarit Nikolyan   Armenia Qualification

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "OFFICIAL RESULTS FIS - Ladies' SP 1.5 km F Qual". International Ski Federation. Retrieved 2 February 2018.
  2. ^ "RESULT - QUALIFICATION / RÉSULTATS - QUALIFICATIONS WOMEN'S SPRINT" (PDF). International Ski Federation. Retrieved 5 February 2018.
  3. ^ "RESULTS / RÉSULTATS WOMEN'S SPRINT" (PDF). International Ski Federation. Retrieved 2 February 2018.
  4. ^ Results - olympic.org