Short track speed skating at the 2002 Winter Olympics – Women's 1000 metres

The women's 1000 metres in short track speed skating at the 2002 Winter Olympics took place from 20 to 23 February at the Salt Lake Ice Center.[1]

Women's 1000 metres
at the XIX Olympic Winter Games
Short track speed skating pictogram.svg
Pictogram for short track
VenueSalt Lake Ice Center
Dates20–23 February
Competitors28 from 16 nations
Winning time1:36.391
Medalists
1st place, gold medalist(s) Yang Yang (A)  China
2nd place, silver medalist(s) Ko Gi-hyun  South Korea
3rd place, bronze medalist(s) Yang Yang (S)  China
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RecordsEdit

Prior to this competition, the existing world and Olympic records were as follows:[2]

World record   Yang Yang (A) (CHN) 1:31.191 Calgary, Canada 3 February 2002
Olympic record   Yang Yang (A) (CHN) 1:31.991 Nagano, Japan 21 February 1998

The following new Olympic records were set during this competition.

Date Round Team Time OR WR
23 February Quarterfinal 1   Yang Yang (A) (CHN) 1:31.235 OR

ResultsEdit

HeatsEdit

The first round was held on 20 February. There were eight heats, with the top two finishers moving on to the quarterfinals.[2]

Heat 1
Rank Athlete Country Time Notes
1 Yang Yang (S)   China 1:40.632 Q
2 Marie-Ève Drolet   Canada 1:40.646 Q
3 Christy Ren   Hong Kong 1:50.094
Heat 2
Rank Athlete Country Time Notes
1 Evgeniya Radanova   Bulgaria 1:49.496 Q
2 Christin Priebst   Germany 1:49.569 Q
3 Nataliya Dmitriyeva   Russia 1:50.132
Heat 3
Rank Athlete Country Time Notes
1 Jo Williams   Great Britain 1:39.672 Q
2 Nina Yevteyeva   Russia 1:46.673 Q
3 Cordia Tsoi   Hong Kong 1:48.445
4 Erin Porter   United States 1:56.409
Heat 4
Rank Athlete Country Time Notes
1 Choi Eun-kyung   South Korea 1:37.609 Q
2 Caroline Hallisey   United States 1:37.716 Q
3 Anna Krasteva   Bulgaria 1:39.195
Katia Zini   Italy DQ
Heat 5
Rank Athlete Country Time Notes
1 Yang Yang (A)   China 1:37.039 Q
2 Stéphanie Bouvier   France 1:37.684 Q
3 Szandra Lajtos   Hungary 1:40.688
Heat 6
Rank Athlete Country Time Notes
1 Ko Gi-hyun   South Korea 1:42.093 Q
2 Sarah Lindsay   Great Britain 1:42.157 Q
3 Katalin Kristo   Romania 1:42.276
4 Kateřina Novotná   Czech Republic 1:42.495
Heat 7
Rank Athlete Country Time Notes
1 Alanna Kraus   Canada 1:33.622 Q
2 Mara Zini   Italy 1:33.697 Q
3 Ikue Teshigawara   Japan 1:33.855
4 Marianna Nagy   Hungary 1:39.648
Heat 8
Rank Athlete Country Time Notes
1 Chikage Tanaka   Japan 1:42.332 Q
2 Yvonne Kunze   Germany 1:42.389 Q
3 Olga Danilov   Israel 1:42.767

QuarterfinalsEdit

The quarterfinals were held on 23 February. The top two finishers in each of the four quarterfinals advanced to the semifinals.[2]

Quarterfinal 1
Rank Athlete Country Time Notes
1 Yang Yang (A)   China 1:31.235 Q OR
2 Ko Gi-hyun   South Korea 1:31.349 Q
3 Caroline Hallisey   United States 1:33.007
4 Nina Yevteyeva   Russia 1:36.519
Quarterfinal 2
Rank Athlete Country Time Notes
1 Alanna Kraus   Canada 1:36.683 Q
2 Evgeniya Radanova   Bulgaria 1:36.727 Q
3 Sarah Lindsay   Great Britain 1:36.753
4 Christin Priebst   Germany 1:36.848
Quarterfinal 3
Rank Athlete Country Time Notes
1 Choi Eun-kyung   South Korea 1:34.842 Q
2 Chikage Tanaka   Japan 1:34.960 Q
3 Stéphanie Bouvier   France 1:35.409
4 Yvonne Kunze   Germany 1:35.830
Quarterfinal 4
Rank Athlete Country Time Notes
1 Yang Yang (S)   China 1:33.561 Q
2 Marie-Ève Drolet   Canada 1:33.578 Q
3 Mara Zini   Italy 1:33.880
4 Jo Williams   Great Britain 1:34.373

SemifinalsEdit

The semifinals were held on 23 February. The top two finishers in each of the two semifinals qualified for the A final, while the third and fourth place skaters advanced to the B Final.[2]

Semifinal 1
Rank Athlete Country Time Notes
1 Marie-Ève Drolet   Canada 1:37.916 QA
2 Yang Yang (A)   China 1:38.037 QA
3 Chikage Tanaka   Japan 1:38.269 QB
4 Choi Eun-kyung   South Korea 1:38.523 QB
Semifinal 2
Rank Athlete Country Time Notes
1 Yang Yang (S)   China 1:35.072 QA
2 Ko Gi-hyun   South Korea 1:35.172 QA
3 Alanna Kraus   Canada 1:35.510 QB
4 Evgeniya Radanova   Bulgaria 1:35.607 QB

FinalsEdit

The five qualifying skaters competed in Final A, while two other raced for 6th place in Final B.[2]

Final A
Rank Athlete Country Time Notes
  Yang Yang (A)   China 1:36.391
  Ko Gi-hyun   South Korea 1:36.427
  Yang Yang (S)   China 1:37.008
4 Marie-Ève Drolet   Canada 1:37.563
Final B
Rank Athlete Country Time Notes
5 Evgeniya Radanova   Bulgaria 1:34.702
6 Choi Eun-kyung   South Korea 1:34.808
7 Chikage Tanaka   Japan 1:35.125
8 Alanna Kraus   Canada 1:35.642

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Short Track Speed Skating at the 2002 Salt Lake City Winter Games: Women's 1,000 metres". Sports Reference. Archived from the original on 17 April 2020. Retrieved 13 November 2019.
  2. ^ a b c d e "Salt Lake City 2002 Official Report - Volume 3" (PDF). Salt Lake Organizing Committee. LA84 Foundation. 2002. Archived from the original (PDF) on 20 February 2012.