Speed skating at the 1968 Winter Olympics – Women's 3000 metres

The women's 3000 metres in speed skating at the 1968 Winter Olympics took place on 12 February, at the L'Anneau de Vitesse.[1][2]

Women's 3000 metres speed skating
at the X Olympic Winter Games
Refer to caption
Pictogram for speed skating
VenueL'Anneau de Vitesse
Date12 February 1968
Competitors26 from 12 nations
Winning time4:56.2 OR
Medalists
1st place, gold medalist(s) Ans Schut
 Netherlands
2nd place, silver medalist(s) Kaija Mustonen
 Finland
3rd place, bronze medalist(s) Stien Kaiser
 Netherlands
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RecordsEdit

Prior to this competition, the existing world and Olympic records were as follows:[3][4]

World record   Stien Kaiser (NED) 4:54.6 Davos, Switzerland 3 February 1968
Olympic record   Lidia Skoblikova (URS) 5:14.3 Squaw Valley, United States 23 February 1960

The following new Olympic record was set.

Date Athlete Time OR WR
12 February   Ans Schut (NED) 4:56.2 OR

ResultsEdit

[1]

Rank Athlete Country Time Notes
  Ans Schut   Netherlands 4:56.2 OR
  Kaija Mustonen   Finland 5:01.0
  Stien Kaiser   Netherlands 5:01.3
4 Kaija-Liisa Keskivitikka   Finland 5:03.9
5 Wil Burgmeijer   Netherlands 5:05.1
6 Lidiya Skoblikova   Soviet Union 5:08.0
7 Christina Lindblom-Scherling   Sweden 5:09.8
8 Anna Sablina   Soviet Union 5:12.5
9 Sigrid Sundby-Dybedahl   Norway 5:13.3
10 Jeanne Ashworth   United States 5:14.0
11 Jeanne Omelenchuk   United States 5:14.9
12 Lāsma Kauniste   Soviet Union 5:16.0
13 Christina Karlsson   Sweden 5:17.2
14 Toy Dorgan   United States 5:17.6
15 Martine Ivangine   France 5:19.3
16 Lisbeth Korsmo-Berg   Norway 5:19.6
17 Kari Kåring   Norway 5:20.6
18 Doreen McCannell   Canada 5:21.5
19 Paula Dufter   West Germany 5:27.0
20 Jitsuko Saito   Japan 5:27.8
21 Kaname Ide   Japan 5:27.9
22 Kim Gwi-Jin   South Korea 5:29.5
Marcia Parsons   Canada 5:29.5
24 Arja Kantola   Finland 5:30.7
25 Marie-Louise Perrenoud   France 5:41.7
26 Trish Tipper   Great Britain 5:49.0

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Rapport Officiel Xes Jeux Olympiques D'Hiver 1968 Grenoble" (PDF). Comité d'organisation des Xemes jeux olympiques d'hiver. LA84 Foundation. 1968. Retrieved January 29, 2014.
  2. ^ "Speed Skating at the 1968 Grenoble Winter Games: Women's 3,000 metres". sports-reference.com. Archived from the original on 18 April 2020. Retrieved 31 January 2018.
  3. ^ "ISU - Speed Skating - Records - World Records". International Skating Union. Retrieved January 29, 2014.
  4. ^ "ISU - Speed Skating - Records - Olympic Records". International Skating Union. Retrieved January 29, 2014.