Speed skating at the 2014 Winter Olympics – Women's 1500 metres

The women's 1500 metres speed skating competition of the 2014 Sochi Olympics was held at Adler Arena Skating Center on 16 February 2014.[1]

Women's 1500 metres
at the XXII Olympic Winter Games
Women's 1500m, 2014 Winter Olympics, Podium.jpg
Podium
VenueAdler Arena Skating Center
Date16 February 2014
Competitors36 from 13 nations
Winning time1:53.51
Medalists
1st place, gold medalist(s) Jorien ter Mors  Netherlands
2nd place, silver medalist(s) Ireen Wüst  Netherlands
3rd place, bronze medalist(s) Lotte van Beek  Netherlands
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QualificationEdit

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 1500 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. A reserve list was also made.[2]

RecordsEdit

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

World record   Cindy Klassen (CAN) 1:51.79 Salt Lake City, United States 20 November 2005
Olympic record   Anni Friesinger (GER) 1:54.02 Salt Lake City, United States 20 February 2002

At the 2013 World Single Distance Speed Skating Championships the track record was set by Ireen Wüst at 1:55.38.[3]

The following records were set during this competition.

Date Round Athlete Country Time Record
16 February Pair 9 Jorien ter Mors   Netherlands 1:53.51 OR, TR

OR = Olympic record, TR = track record

ResultsEdit

On 24 November 2017, Russian athlete Olga Fatkulina was disqualified for a doping offence.[4]

The races were started at 18:00.[5]

 
Jorien ter Mors happy after winning gold
Rank Pair Lane Name Country Time Time behind Notes
  9 I Jorien ter Mors   Netherlands 1:53.51 OR, TR
  15 I Ireen Wüst   Netherlands 1:54.09 +0.58
  18 O Lotte van Beek   Netherlands 1:54.54 +1.03
4 13 I Marrit Leenstra   Netherlands 1:56.40 +2.89
5 16 O Yuliya Skokova   Russia 1:56.45 +2.94
6 16 I Katarzyna Bachleda-Curuś   Poland 1:57.18 +3.67
7 14 I Heather Richardson   United States 1:57.60 +4.09
8 17 O Yekaterina Lobysheva   Russia 1:57.70 +4.19
DSQ 5 O Olga Fatkulina   Russia 1:57.88 +4.37
10 11 I Yekaterina Shikhova   Russia 1:58.09 +4.58
11 11 O Luiza Złotkowska   Poland 1:58.18 +4.67
12 15 O Ida Njåtun   Norway 1:58.21 +4.70
13 12 O Karolína Erbanová   Czech Republic 1:58.23 +4.72
14 17 I Brittany Bowe   United States 1:58.31 +4.80
15 10 O Natalia Czerwonka   Poland 1:58.46 +4.95
16 7 I Kali Christ   Canada 1:58.63 +5.12
17 8 I Christine Nesbitt   Canada 1:58.67 +5.16
18 8 O Jilleanne Rookard   United States 1:59.15 +5.64
19 18 I Claudia Pechstein   Germany 1:59.47 +5.96
20 2 I Jelena Peeters   Belgium 1:59.73 +6.22
21 2 O Kim Bo-reum   South Korea 1:59.78 +6.27
22 6 O Misaki Oshigiri   Japan 2:00.03 +6.52
23 3 O Zhao Xin   China 2:00.27 +6.76
24 14 O Monique Angermüller   Germany 2:00.32 +6.81
25 13 O Maki Tabata   Japan 2:00.64 +7.13
26 12 I Brittany Schussler   Canada 2:00.65 +7.14
27 6 I Li Qishi   China 2:00.89 +7.38
28 1 I Yekaterina Aydova   Kazakhstan 2:00.93 +7.42
29 3 I Noh Seon-yeong   South Korea 2:01.07 +7.56
30 7 O Gabriele Hirschbichler   Germany 2:01.18 +7.67
31 9 O Ayaka Kikuchi   Japan 2:01.29 +7.78
32 10 I Nana Takagi   Japan 2:02.16 +8.65
33 5 I Hege Bøkko   Norway 2:02.53 +9.02
34 1 O Vanessa Bittner   Austria 2:02.84 +9.33
35 4 O Brianne Tutt   Canada 2:03.69 +10.18
36 4 I Yang Shin-young   South Korea 2:04.13 +10.62

OR = Olympic record, TR = track record

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Speed Skating Schedule and Results – Ladies' 1500 m". SOOC. Retrieved 16 February 2014.
  2. ^ Qualification of NOC event quota places for the Olympic Winter Games 2014 based on Special Olympic Qualification Classification (SOQC) as of December 9, 2013 Archived January 16, 2014, at the Wayback Machine
  3. ^ "Visitenkarte der Eisbahn: Adler Arene Sotschi". speedskatingnews. Retrieved 5 February 2014.
  4. ^ https://www.olympic.org/news/ioc-sanctions-four-russian-athletes-as-part-of-oswald-commission-findings-2017-11-24
  5. ^ Final Results