Speed skating at the 2002 Winter Olympics – Men's 5000 metres

The Men's 5000 m speed skating competition for the 2002 Winter Olympics was held in Salt Lake City, Utah, United States. Derek Parra and Jens Boden broke their personal bests by 15 seconds to win surprise medals, while Jochem Uytdehaage skated a new world record.[1]

Men's 5000 metres
at the XIX Olympic Winter Games
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Pictogram for speed skating
VenueUtah Olympic Oval
DatesFebruary 9
Competitors32 from 14 nations
Winning time6:14.66 WR
Medalists
1st place, gold medalist(s) Jochem Uytdehaage
 Netherlands
2nd place, silver medalist(s) Derek Parra
 United States
3rd place, bronze medalist(s) Jens Boden
 Germany
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RecordsEdit

Prior to this competition, the existing world and Olympic records were as follows.

World record   Gianni Romme (NED) 6:18.72 Calgary, Canada 30 January 2000 [2]
Olympic record   Gianni Romme (NED) 6:22.20 Nagano, Japan 8 February 1998 [2]

The following new world and Olympic records were set during this competition.

Date[2] Round Athlete Country Time OR WR
9 February Pair 5 Jens Boden   Germany 6:21.73 OR
9 February Pair 12 Derek Parra   United States 6:17.98 OR WR
9 February Pair 15 Jochem Uytdehaage   Netherlands 6:14.66 OR WR

ResultsEdit

Rank Pair Lane Name Country Time Time behind Notes
  15 O Jochem Uytdehaage   Netherlands 6:14.66 - WR
  12 I Derek Parra   United States 6:17.98 +3.32
  5 I Jens Boden   Germany 6:21.73 +7.07
4 9 I Dmitry Shepel   Russia 6:21.85 +7.19
5 2 O K. C. Boutiette   United States 6:22.97 +8.31
6 13 O Carl Verheijen   Netherlands 6:24.71 +10.05
7 9 O Roberto Sighel   Italy 6:25.11 +10.45
8 5 O Bart Veldkamp   Belgium 6:25.88 +11.22
9 11 O Frank Dittrich   Germany 6:25.89 +11.23
10 10 O Lasse Sætre   Norway 6:25.92 +11.26
11 12 O Dustin Molicki   Canada 6:26.29 +11.63
12 16 I Toshihiko Itokawa   Japan 6:27.52 +12.86
13 10 I Keiji Shirahata   Japan 6:28.95 +14.29
14 13 I Pawel Zygmunt   Poland 6:29.71 +15.05
15 8 O Jondon Trevena   United States 6:30.15 +15.49
16 6 O Enrico Fabris   Italy 6:30.19 +15.53
17 8 I Hiroki Hirako   Japan 6:30.46 +15.80
18 4 O Mark Knoll   Canada 6:30.63 +15.97
19 7 O Radik Bikchentayev   Kazakhstan 6:31.47 +16.81
20 1 O Stefano Donagrandi   Italy 6:32.37 +17.71
21 15 I Eskil Ervik   Norway 6:32.80 +18.14
22 6 I Johan Röjler   Sweden 6:33.18 +18.52
23 3 I Steven Elm   Canada 6:34.76 +20.10
24 3 O Cedric Kuentz   France 6:35.05 +20.39
25 14 I Vadim Sayutin   Russia 6:35.33 +20.67
26 14 O Stian Bjørge   Norway 6:36.04 +21.38
27 11 I Yury Kokhanets   Russia 6:36.48 +21.82
28 1 I Lee Seung-hwan   South Korea 6:37.67 +23.01
29 4 I Sergey Ilyushchenko   Kazakhstan 6:38.09 +23.43
30 16 O Bob de Jong   Netherlands 6:43.97 +29.31
31 2 I Vladimir Kostin   Kazakhstan 6:44.10 +29.44
32 7 I Rene Taubenrauch   Germany 7:19.76 +65.10

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Speed Skating at the 2002 Salt Lake City Winter Games: Men's 5,000 metres". Sports Reference. Archived from the original on 18 April 2020. Retrieved 7 November 2019.
  2. ^ a b c "Salt Lake City 2002 Official Report - Speed Skating" (PDF). Salt Lake City Organizing Committee. LA84 Foundation. February 2002. Retrieved February 5, 2010.