Speed skating at the 1972 Winter Olympics – Women's 3000 metres

The women's 3000 metres in speed skating at the 1972 Winter Olympics took place on 12 February, at the Makomanai Open Stadium.[1][2]

Women's 3000 metres
at the XI Olympic Winter Games
Speed skating pictogram.svg
Pictogram for speed skating
VenueMakomanai Open Stadium
DatesFebruary 12
Competitors22 from 10 nations
Winning time4:52.14
Medalists
1st place, gold medalist(s) Stien Kaiser
 Netherlands
2nd place, silver medalist(s) Dianne Holum
 United States
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) 4:46.5 Davos, Switzerland 16 January 1971
Olympic record   Ans Schut (NED) 4:56.2 Grenoble, France 12 February 1968

The following new Olympic record was set.

Date Pair Athlete Country Time OR WR
12 February Pair 10 Stien Kaiser   Netherlands 4:52.14 OR

ResultsEdit

[1]

Rank Athlete Country Time Notes
  Stien Baas-Kaiser   Netherlands 4:52.14 OR
  Dianne Holum   United States 4:58.67
  Atje Keulen-Deelstra   Netherlands 4:59.91
4 Sippie Tigchelaar   Netherlands 5:01.67
5 Nina Statkevich   Soviet Union 5:01.79
6 Kapitolina Seregina   Soviet Union 5:01.88
7 Tuula Vilkas   Finland 5:05.92
8 Lyudmila Savrulina   Soviet Union 5:06.61
9 Han Pil-Hwa   North Korea 5:07.24
10 Sigrid Sundby-Dybedahl   Norway 5:07.76
11 Kim Bok-soon   North Korea 5:07.93
12 Satomi Koike   Japan 5:09.21
13 Kim Ok-soon   North Korea 5:09.69
14 Sylvia Filipsson   Sweden 5:11.13
15 Rosemarie Taupadel   East Germany 5:12.85
16 Kaname Ide   Japan 5:17.30
17 Leah Poulos   United States 5:17.38
18 Akiko Aruga   Japan 5:22.60
19 Jeon Seon-Ok   South Korea 5:24.27
20 Kirsti Biermann   Norway 5:26.21
21 Arja Kantola   Finland 5:30.88
22 Jeanne Omelenchuk   United States 5:32.87

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 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.