Speed skating at the 2002 Winter Olympics – Women's 1000 metres
|Women's 1000 metres|
at the XIX Olympic Winter Games
|Venue||Utah Olympic Oval|
|Competitors||35 from 14 nations|
|Winning time||1:13.83 WR|
After suffering from mononucleosis, Chris Witty skated a new world record to a surprise win. Jennifer Rodriguez became the first US Hispanic woman to win an Olympic speed skating medal.
Prior to this competition, the existing world and Olympic records were as follows.
|World record||Sabine Völker (GER)||1:14.06||Salt Lake City, United States||1 December 2001|||
|Olympic record||Marianne Timmer (NED)||1:16.51||Nagano, Japan||19 February 1998|||
The following new world and Olympic records were set during this competition.
|17 February||Pair 6||Varvara Barysheva||Russia||1:16.49||OR|
|17 February||Pair 7||Anzhelika Kotyuga||Belarus||1:15.03||OR|
|17 February||Pair 11||Marianne Timmer||Netherlands||1:14.45||OR|
|17 February||Pair 15||Chris Witty||United States||1:13.83||OR||WR|
- "Speed Skating at the 2002 Salt Lake City Winter Games: Women's 1,000 metres". sports-reference.com. Archived from the original on 17 April 2020. Retrieved 4 February 2018.
- "Salt Lake City 2002 Official Report - Speed Skating" (PDF). Salt Lake City Organizing Committee. LA84 Foundation. February 2002. Retrieved February 5, 2010.