Speed skating at the 1972 Winter Olympics – Women's 1000 metres

The women's 1000 metres in speed skating at the 1972 Winter Olympics took place on 11 February, at the Makomanai Open Stadium.[1][2]

Women's 1000 metres
at the XI Olympic Winter Games
Speed skating pictogram.svg
Pictogram for speed skating
VenueMakomanai Open Stadium
DatesFebruary 11
Competitors33 from 12 nations
Winning time1:31.40
Medalists
1st place, gold medalist(s) Monika Pflug
 West Germany
2nd place, silver medalist(s) Atje Keulen-Deelstra
 Netherlands
3rd place, bronze medalist(s) Anne Henning
 United States
← 1968
1976 →

RecordsEdit

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

World record   Anne Henning (USA) 1:27.30 Davos, Switzerland 8 January 1972
Olympic record   Carry Geijssen (NED) 1:32.6 Grenoble, France 11 February 1968

The following new Olympic record was set.

Date Athlete Time OR WR
11 February   Monika Pflug (FRG) 1:31.40 OR

ResultsEdit

[1]

Rank Athlete Country Time Notes
  Monika Pflug   West Germany 1:31.40 OR
  Atje Keulen-Deelstra   Netherlands 1:31.61
  Anne Henning   United States 1:31.62
4 Lyudmila Titova   Soviet Union 1:31.85
5 Nina Statkevich   Soviet Union 1:32.21
6 Dianne Holum   United States 1:32.41
7 Ellie van den Brom   Netherlands 1:32.60
8 Sylvia Burka   Canada 1:32.95
9 Sigrid Sundby-Dybedahl   Norway 1:33.13
10 Lyudmila Savrulina   Soviet Union 1:33.41
11 Tuula Vilkas   Finland 1:33.51
12 Han Pil-Hwa   North Korea 1:33.79
Rosemarie Taupadel   East Germany 1:33.79
14 Ylva Hedlund   Sweden 1:33.82
15 Emiko Taguchi   Japan 1:34.40
16 Paula Dufter   West Germany 1:34.86
17 Sheila Young   United States 1:34.97
18 Sachiko Saito   Japan 1:35.12
19 Ann-Sofie Järnström   Sweden 1:35.21
20 Tak In-Suk   North Korea 1:35.38
21 Arja Kantola   Finland 1:35.45
22 Lisbeth Korsmo-Berg   Norway 1:35.56
23 Kirsti Biermann   Norway 1:35.76
24 Trijnie Rep   Netherlands 1:35.82
25 Jeon Seon-ok   South Korea 1:36.24
26 Lee Gyeong-hui   South Korea 1:36.50
27 Choi Dong-ok   North Korea 1:36.67
28 Ryoko Onozawa   Japan 1:36.99
29 Cathy Priestner   Canada 1:37.11
30 Sylvia Filipsson   Sweden 1:37.24
31 Choi Jung-hui   South Korea 1:37.57
32 Gayle Gordon   Canada 1:38.32
33 Ruth Schleiermacher   East Germany 1:52.65

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "The XI Olympic Winter Games Sapporo 1972" (PDF). Organizing Committee for the XIth Olympic Winter Games. LA84 Foundation. 1972. Retrieved January 29, 2014.
  2. ^ "Speed Skating at the 1972 Sapporo Winter Games: Women's 1,000 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.