Speed skating at the 2014 Winter Olympics – Men's 1000 metres

The men's 1000 metres speed skating competition of the 2014 Sochi Olympics was held at Adler Arena Skating Center on 12 February 2014.[1] Stefan Groothuis won the gold medal.[2][3]

Men's 1000 metres
at the XXII Olympic Winter Games
Men's 1000m, 2014 Winter Olympics, Stefan Groothuis.jpg
Gold medal winner Stefan Groothuis
VenueAdler Arena Skating Center
Date12 February 2014
Competitors40 from 19 nations
Winning time1:08.39
Medalists
1st place, gold medalist(s) Stefan Groothuis  Netherlands
2nd place, silver medalist(s) Denny Morrison  Canada
3rd place, bronze medalist(s) Michel Mulder  Netherlands
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QualificationEdit

A total of forty speed skaters could qualify for this distance, with a maximum of four skaters per country. The top 20 of the men's 1000 metres World Cup standings after World Cup 4 in Berlin secured a spot for their country. Then the additional 20 spots were awarded based on a time ranking of all times skated in the World Cup and the 2014 World Sprint Speed Skating Championships. A reserve list was also made.[4]

RecordsEdit

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

World record   Shani Davis (USA) 1:06.42 Salt Lake City, United States 7 March 2009
Olympic record   Gerard van Velde (NED) 1:07.18 Salt Lake City, United States 16 February 2002

At the 2013 World Single Distance Speed Skating Championships the track record was set by Denis Kuzin at 1:09.14.[5]

The following records were set during this competition.

Date Round Athlete Country Time Record
12 February Pair 16 Stefan Groothuis   Netherlands 1:08.39 TR
12 February Pair 14 Samuel Schwarz   Germany 1:08.89 TR

TR = track record

ResultsEdit

The race was started at 18:00.[6]

 
Stefan Groothuis
Rank Pair Lane Name Country Time Time behind Notes
  16 O Stefan Groothuis   Netherlands 1:08.39 TR
  17 O Denny Morrison   Canada 1:08.43 +0.04
  17 I Michel Mulder   Netherlands 1:08.74 +0.35
4 16 I Nico Ihle   Germany 1:08.86 +0.47
5 14 O Samuel Schwarz   Germany 1:08.89 +0.5 TR
6 18 I Koen Verweij   Netherlands 1:09.09 +0.7
7 20 I Denis Kuzin   Kazakhstan 1:09.10 +0.71
8 18 O Shani Davis   United States 1:09.12 +0.73
9 19 I Brian Hansen   United States 1:09.21 +0.82
10 4 I Mark Tuitert   Netherlands 1:09.29 +0.9
11 13 O Håvard Holmefjord Lorentzen   Norway 1:09.33 +0.94
12 19 O Mo Tae-bum   South Korea 1:09.37 +0.98
13 8 O Roman Krech   Kazakhstan 1:09.63 +1.24
14 10 O Zbigniew Bródka   Poland 1:09.66 +1.27
15 15 O Joey Mantia   United States 1:09.72 +1.33
16 13 I Konrad Niedźwiedzki   Poland 1:09.76 +1.37
17 3 I Denis Yuskov   Russia 1:09.81 +1.42
18 15 I Aleksey Yesin   Russia 1:09.93 +1.54
19 1 I Håvard Bøkko   Norway 1:09.98 +1.59
20 3 O Vincent De Haître   Canada 1:10.04 +1.65
21 6 O Lee Kyou-hyuk   South Korea 1:10.04 +1.65
22 12 I Daniel Greig   Australia 1:10.13 +1.74
23 7 I Bart Swings   Belgium 1:10.14 +1.75
24 9 I Haralds Silovs   Latvia 1:10.29 +1.9
25 20 O Mirko Giacomo Nenzi   Italy 1:10.32 +1.93
26 8 I William Dutton   Canada 1:10.61 +2.22
27 14 I Dmitry Lobkov   Russia 1:10.65 +2.26
28 7 O Jonathan Garcia   United States 1:10.74 +2.35
29 9 O Benjamin Macé   France 1:10.80 +2.41
30 11 O Kim Tae-yun   South Korea 1:10.81 +2.42
31 5 I Espen Aarnes Hvammen   Norway 1:11.01 +2.62
32 4 O Muncef Ouardi   Canada 1:11.07 +2.68
33 11 I Fyodor Mezentsev   Kazakhstan 1:11.08 +2.69
34 5 O Tian Guojun   China 1:11.17 +2.78
35 1 O Taro Kondo   Japan 1:11.44 +3.05
36 12 O Daichi Yamanaka   Japan 1:11.93 +3.54
37 2 O Tommi Pulli   Finland 1:12.16 +3.77
38 2 I David Andersson   Sweden 1:12.40 +4.01
39 6 I Igor Bogolyubskiy   Russia 1:12.85 +4.46
40 10 I Sung Ching-yang   Chinese Taipei 1:13.79 +5.40

TR = track record

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Speed Skating Schedule and Results – Men's 1000 m". SOOC. Retrieved 12 February 2014. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. ^ "Dutch win fourth speedskating gold". ESPN. 12 February 2014. Retrieved 14 February 2014. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  3. ^ "Stefan Groothuis wins 1,000m speed skating gold". BBC Sport. 12 February 2014. Retrieved 14 February 2014. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  4. ^ Qualification of NOC event quota places for the Olympic Winter Games 2014 based on Special Olympic Qualification Classification (SOQC) as of 9 December 2013 Archived 16 January 2014 at the Wayback Machine
  5. ^ "Visitenkarte der Eisbahn: Adler Arene Sotschi". speedskatingnews. Retrieved 5 February 2014. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  6. ^ Final Results