Speed skating at the 1972 Winter Olympics – Women's 1500 metres

The women's 1500 metres in speed skating at the 1972 Winter Olympics took place on February 9, at the Makomanai Open Stadium.[1][2]

Women's 1500 metres
at the XI Olympic Winter Games
Speed skating pictogram.svg
Pictogram for speed skating
VenueMakomanai Open Stadium
DatesFebruary 9
Competitors31 from 12 nations
Winning time2:20.85
Medalists
1st place, gold medalist(s) Dianne Holum
 United States
2nd place, silver medalist(s) Stien Kaiser
 Netherlands
3rd place, bronze medalist(s) Atje Keulen-Deelstra
 Netherlands
← 1968
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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) 2:15.8 Davos, Switzerland 15 January 1971
Olympic record   Kaija Mustonen (FIN) 2:22.4 Grenoble, France 10 February 1968

The following new World and Olympic records was set during the competition.

Date Pair Athlete Country Time OR WR
9 February Pair 1 Atje Keulen-Deelstra   Netherlands 2:22.05 OR
9 February Pair 5 Dianne Holum   United States 2:20.85 OR

ResultsEdit

[1]

Rank Athlete Country Time Notes
  Dianne Holum   United States 2:20.85 OR
  Stien Baas-Kaiser   Netherlands 2:21.05
  Atje Keulen-Deelstra   Netherlands 2:22.05
4 Ellie van den Brom   Netherlands 2:22.27
5 Rosemarie Taupadel   East Germany 2:22.35
6 Nina Statkevich   Soviet Union 2:23.19
7 Connie Carpenter-Phinney   United States 2:23.93
8 Sigrid Sundby-Dybedahl   Norway 2:24.07
9 Kapitolina Seryogina   Soviet Union 2:24.29
10 Monika Pflug   West Germany 2:24.69
11 Satomi Koike   Japan 2:25.16
12 Kim Bok-soon   North Korea 2:25.48
13 Han Pil-Hwa   North Korea 2:25.64
14 Lyudmila Savrulina   Soviet Union 2:25.85
15 Paula Dufter   West Germany 2:26.00
16 Tuula Vilkas   Finland 2:27.09
17 Emiko Taguchi   Japan 2:28.19
18 Kaname Ide   Japan 2:28.34
19 Lisbeth Korsmo-Berg   Norway 2:28.36
20 Sylvia Filipsson   Sweden 2:29.38
21 Sylvia Burka   Canada 2:29.60
22 Choi Jung-Hui   South Korea 2:29.79
23 Kirsti Biermann   Norway 2:29.94
24 Leah Poulos   United States 2:31.29
25 Ylva Hedlund   Sweden 2:31.31
26 Ann-Sofie Järnström   Sweden 2:31.53
27 Gayle Gordon   Canada 2:31.86
28 Jeon Seon-ok   South Korea 2:32.06
29 Kim Myung-ja   North Korea 2:32.55
30 Jennifer Jackson   Canada 2:35.22
31 Monika Stützle   West Germany 2:37.15

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 1,500 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.