|Women's 1000 metres|
at the XXII Olympic Winter Games
|Venue||Adler Arena Skating Center|
|Date||13 February 2014|
|Competitors||36 from 13 nations|
A total of thirty-six speed skaters could qualify for this distance, with a maximum of four skaters per country. The top 20 of the 2013–14 ISU Speed Skating World Cup – Women's 1000 metres standings after the fourth World Cup race in Berlin secured a spot for their country. Then the additional 16 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.
Prior to this competition, the existing world and Olympic records were as follows.
|World record||Brittany Bowe (USA)||1:12.58||Salt Lake City, United States||17 November 2013|
|Olympic record||Chris Witty (USA)||1:13.83||Salt Lake City, United States||17 February 2002|
At the 2013 World Single Distance Speed Skating Championships the track record was set by Olga Fatkulina at 1:15.44.
The following record was set during this competition.
|13 February||Pair 7||Zhang Hong||China||1:14.02||TR|
TR = track record
The race was started at 18:00.
On 24 November 2017, Russian athlete Olga Fatkulina was disqualified for a doping offence. In January 2018, she successfully appealed against the disqualification at the court of arbitration for sport.
|5||18||I||Lotte van Beek||Netherlands||1:15.10||+1.08|
|7||15||I||Heather Richardson||United States||1:15.23||+1.21|
|8||17||O||Brittany Bowe||United States||1:15.47||+1.45|
|10||12||O||Karolína Erbanová||Czech Republic||1:15.74||+1.72|
|12||18||O||Lee Sang-hwa||South Korea||1:15.94||+1.92|
|28||8||O||Kim Hyun-Yung||South Korea||1:18.10||+4.08|
|31||4||O||Park Seung-Ju||South Korea||1:18.94||+4.92|
|32||2||O||Sugar Todd||United States||1:19.13||+5.11|
|33||4||I||Kelly Gunther||United States||1:19.43||+5.41|
|35||6||I||Lee Bo-ra||South Korea||1:57.49||+43.47|
TR = track record, DQ = disqualified
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- Final Results
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- "THE COURT OF ARBITRATION FOR SPORT (CAS) DELIVERS ITS DECISIONS IN THE MATTER OF 39 RUSSIAN ATHLETES V/ THE IOC:28 APPEALS UPHELD, 11 PARTIALLY UPHELD" (PDF). THE COURT OF ARBITRATION FOR SPORT. 2018-02-01. Retrieved 2018-02-01.