Speed skating at the 1988 Winter Olympics – Women's 1000 metres

The women's 1000 metres in speed skating at the 1988 Winter Olympics took place on 26 February, at the Olympic Oval.[1][2]

Women's 1000 metres
at the XV Olympic Winter Games
Speed skating pictogram.svg
Pictogram for speed skating
VenueOlympic Oval
DatesFebruary 26
Competitors27 from 12 nations
Winning time1:17.65 WR
Medalists
1st place, gold medalist(s) Christa Rothenburger
 East Germany
2nd place, silver medalist(s) Karin Kania
 East Germany
3rd place, bronze medalist(s) Bonnie Blair
 United States
← 1984
1992 →

RecordsEdit

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

World record   Karin Kania (GDR) 1:18.11 Calgary, Canada 5 December 1987
Olympic record   Karin Kania (GDR) 1:21.61 Sarajevo, Yugoslavia 13 February 1984

The following new world and olympic records was set.

Date Pair Athlete Country Time OR WR
26 February Pair 3 Bonnie Blair   United States 1:18.31 OR
26 February Pair 4 Karin Enke   East Germany 1:17.70 OR WR
26 February Pair 5 Christa Rothenburger   East Germany 1:17.65 OR WR

ResultsEdit

[1]

Rank Athlete Country Time Behind Notes
  Christa Rothenburger   East Germany 1:17.65 (WR)
  Karin Kania   East Germany 1:17.70 +0.05
  Bonnie Blair   United States 1:18.31 +0.66
4 Andrea Ehrig   East Germany 1:19.32 +1.67
5 Seiko Hashimoto   Japan 1:19.75 +2.10
6 Angela Stahnke   East Germany 1:20.05 +2.40
7 Leslie Bader   United States 1:21.09 +3.44
8 Katie Class   United States 1:21.10 +3.45
9 Natalie Grenier   Canada 1:21.15 +3.50
10 Erwina Ryś-Ferens   Poland 1:21.44 +3.79
11 Shoko Fusano   Japan 1:21.47 +3.82
12 Christine Aaftink   Netherlands 1:21.63 +3.92
13 Zofia Tokarczyk   Poland 1:21.80 +4.15
14 Shelley Rhead-Skarvan   Canada 1:21.84 +4.19
15 Edel Therese Høiseth   Norway 1:21.90 +4.25
16 Emese Hunyady   Austria 1:22.22 +4.57
17 Yoo Seon-hee   South Korea 1:22.35 +4.70
18 Yelena Ilyina   Soviet Union 1:22.40 +4.75
19 Ariane Loignon   Canada 1:22.75 +5.10
20 Natalya Glebova   Soviet Union 1:22.99 +5.34
21 Ingrid Haringa   Netherlands 1:23.15 +5.50
22 Noriko Toda   Japan 1:23.49 +5.64
23 Han Chun-ok   North Korea 1:24.26 +6.61
24 Nancy Swider-Peltz   United States 1:24.81 7.16
25 Marie-Pierre Lamarche   Canada 1:25.18 +7.53
26 Bibija Kerla   Yugoslavia 1:30.89 +13.24
- Song Hwa-son   North Korea DQ

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Calgary 1988 Official Report" (PDF). XV Olympic Winter Games Organizing Committee. LA84 Foundation. 1988. Retrieved January 29, 2014.
  2. ^ "Speed Skating at the 1988 Calgary Winter Games: Women's 1,000 metres". sports-reference.com. Archived from the original on 17 April 2020. Retrieved 2 February 2018.
  3. ^ "1000m Ladies World Record Progression". International Skating Union. Retrieved November 4, 2016.
  4. ^ "1000m Ladies Olympic Record Progression". International Skating Union. Retrieved November 4, 2016.