Speed skating at the 1988 Winter Olympics – Women's 5000 metres

The women's 5000 metres in speed skating at the 1988 Winter Olympics took place on 28 February, at the Olympic Oval. 25 competitors from 15 nations participated in the event.[1][2]

Women's 5000 metres
at the XV Olympic Winter Games
Speed skating pictogram.svg
Pictogram for speed skating
VenueOlympic Oval
DatesFebruary 28
Competitors25 from 15 nations
Winning time7:14.13 WR
Medalists
1st place, gold medalist(s) Yvonne van Gennip
 Netherlands
2nd place, silver medalist(s) Andrea Ehrig
 East Germany
3rd place, bronze medalist(s) Gabi Zange
 East Germany

RecordsEdit

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

World record   Yvonne van Gennip (NED) 7:20.36 Heerenveen, Netherlands 20 March 1987
Olympic record None None None None

The following new world and olympic records was set during the competition.

Date Pair Athlete Country Time OR WR
28 February Pair 1 Andrea Ehrig   East Germany 7:17.12 OR WR
28 February Pair 5 Yvonne van Gennip   Netherlands 7:14.13 OR WR

ResultsEdit

[1]

Rank   Pair Lane Athlete Country Time Behind Notes
  5 O Yvonne van Gennip   Netherlands 7:14.13 (WR)
     1   O Andrea Ehrig   East Germany 7:17.12 +2.99
    2  I Gabi Zange   East Germany 7:21.61 +7.48
 6   I Svetlana Boyko   Soviet Union 7:28.39 +14.26
 5   I Yelena Lapuga   Soviet Union 7:28.65 +14.52
 4   O Seiko Hashimoto   Japan 7:34.43 +20.30
 3   I Gunda Kleemann   East Germany 7:34.59 +20.46
 1O   I Jasmin Krohn   Sweden 7:36.56 +22.43
 12   O Han Chun-ok   North Korea 7:36.81 +22.68
10   7   O Jane Goldman   United States 7:36.98 +22.85
11   2   O Mary Docter   United States 7:37.00 +22.87
12   9   I Elena Belci   Italy 7:37.23 +23.10
13   3   O Marieke Stam   Netherlands 7:38.02 +23.87
14   1   I Ingrid Paul   Netherlands 7:40.67 +26.54
15   7   I Yelena Tumanova   Soviet Union 7:40.82 +26.69
16   8   I Wang Xiaoyan   China 7:46.30 +32.17
17   11   O Kim Young-ok   South Korea 7:46.51 +32.38
18   9   O Natalie Grenier   Canada 7:46.96 +32.84
19   4   I Natsue Seki   Japan 7:47.43 +33.30
20   8   O Ariane Loignon   Canada 7:49.55 +35.42
21   13   I Erwina Ryś-Ferens   Poland 7:50.43 +36.30
22   12   I Nancy Swider-Peltz   United States 7:52.12 +37.99
23   1O   O Kathy Gordon   Canada 7:53.30 +39.17
24   11   I Minna Nystedt   Norway 7:54.11 +39.98
25   6   O Stéphanie Dumont   France 8:00.40 +46.27

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 5,000 metres". sports-reference.com. Archived from the original on 17 April 2020. Retrieved 2 February 2018.
  3. ^ "5000m Ladies World Record Progression". International Skating Union. Retrieved October 19, 2016.
  4. ^ "5000m Ladies Olympic Record Progression". International Skating Union. Retrieved October 19, 2016.