Speed skating at the 2010 Winter Olympics – Men's 5000 metres

The men's 5000 metres speed skating competition of the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver was held at the Richmond Olympic Oval on 13 February 2010.[1]

Men's 5000 metres
at the XXI Olympic Winter Games
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VenueRichmond Olympic Oval
Date13 February 2010
Competitors28 from 16 nations
Winning time6:14.60
Medalists
1st, gold medalist(s) Sven Kramer
 Netherlands
2nd, silver medalist(s) Lee Seung-hoon
 South Korea
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Ivan Skobrev
 Russia
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RecordsEdit

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

World record   Sven Kramer (NED) 6:03.32 Calgary, Canada 17 November 2007 [2]
Olympic record   Jochem Uytdehaage (NED) 6:14.66 Salt Lake City, United States 9 February 2002

The following new Olympic record was set during this competition.

Date Round Athlete Country Time Record
13 February Pair 11 Sven Kramer   Netherlands 6:14.60 OR

OR = Olympic record

ResultsEdit

Rank Pair Lane Name Country Time Time behind Notes
  11 i Sven Kramer   Netherlands 6:14.60 OR
  12 i Lee Seung-hoon   South Korea 6:16.95 +2.35
  13 i Ivan Skobrev   Russia 6:18.05 +3.45
4 14 i Håvard Bøkko   Norway 6:18.80 +4.20
5 12 o Bob de Jong   Netherlands 6:19.02 +4.42
6 10 i Alexis Contin   France 6:19.58 +4.98
7 13 o Enrico Fabris   Italy 6:20.53 +5.93
8 10 o Henrik Christiansen   Norway 6:24.80 +10.20
9 7 o Jan Blokhuijsen   Netherlands 6:26.30 +11.70
10 6 i Sverre Haugli   Norway 6:27.05 +12.45
11 14 o Chad Hedrick   United States 6:27.07 +12.47
12 11 o Shani Davis   United States 6:28.44 +13.84
13 8 i Lucas Makowsky   Canada 6:28.71 +14.11
14 2 o Trevor Marsicano   United States 6:30.93 +16.33
15 6 o Dmitry Babenko   Kazakhstan 6:31.19 +16.59
16 3 i Sławomir Chmura   Poland 6:33.20 +18.60
17 8 o Shane Dobbin   New Zealand 6:33.39 +18.78
18 2 i Denny Morrison   Canada 6:33.78 +19.17
19 9 i Hiroki Hirako   Japan 6:33.90 +19.30
20 5 o Haralds Silovs[3]   Latvia 6:35.69 +21.09
21 7 i Johan Röjler   Sweden 6:35.88 +21.28
22 4 i Patrick Beckert   Germany 6:36.02 +21.42
23 9 o Marco Weber   Germany 6:36.45 +21.85
24 1 o Roger Schneider   Switzerland 6:39.30 +24.69
25 4 o Luca Stefani   Italy 6:41.75 +27.15
26 1 i Robert Lehmann   Germany 6:43.77 +29.17
27 5 i Shigeyuki Dejima   Japan 6:43.82 +29.22
3 o Aleksandr Rumyantsev   Russia (6:35.43) DSQ[4]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Speed Skating at the 2010 Vancouver Winter Games: Men's 5,000 metres". Sports Reference. Retrieved 8 November 2019.
  2. ^ "Evolution of the world record 5000 meters Men". SpeedSkatingStats.com. Retrieved 19 November 2013.
  3. ^ Later the same day Silovs competed in the short track 1500 m competition, where he finished in 10th place.
  4. ^ Rumyantsev was disqualified for a line violation during a turn

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