World Sprint Speed Skating Championships for Women

The International Skating Union has organised the World Sprint Speed Skating Championships for Women since 1970. The first two years (1970–1971), they were called the ISU Sprint Championships.

Medal winnersEdit

Year Venue   Gold   Silver   Bronze
1970 West Allis   Lyudmila Titova   Nina Statkevich   Atje Keulen-Deelstra
1971 Inzell   Ruth Schleiermacher   Anne Henning   Dianne Holum
1972 Eskilstuna   Monika Pflug   Dianne Holum   Lyudmila Titova
1973 Oslo   Sheila Young   Atje Keulen-Deelstra   Monika Pflug
1974 Innsbruck   Leah Poulos   Atje Keulen-Deelstra   Monika Pflug
1975 Gothenburg   Sheila Young   Heike Lange   Cathy Priestner
1976 West Berlin   Sheila Young (3)   Leah Poulos   Sylvia Burka
1977 Alkmaar   Sylvia Burka   Leah Poulos   Haitske Pijlman
1978 Lake Placid   Lyubov Sadchikova   Beth Heiden   Erwina Ryś-Ferens
1979 Inzell   Leah Poulos-Mueller (2)   Beth Heiden   Christa Rothenburger
1980 West Allis   Karin Enke   Leah Poulos-Mueller   Beth Heiden
1981 Grenoble   Karin Enke   Tatyana Tarasova   Natalya Petrusyova
1982 Alkmaar   Natalya Petrusyova   Karin Busch   Monika Pflug
1983 Helsinki   Karin Enke   Natalya Petrusyova   Christa Rothenburger
1984 Trondheim   Karin Enke   Valentina Lalenkova-Golovenkina   Natalya Glebova
1985 Heerenveen   Christa Rothenburger   Angela Stahnke   Erwina Ryś-Ferens
1986 Karuizawa   Karin Kania   Christa Rothenburger   Bonnie Blair
1987 Sainte Foy   Karin Kania (6)   Bonnie Blair   Christa Rothenburger
1988 West Allis   Christa Rothenburger (2)   Karin Kania   Bonnie Blair
1989 Heerenveen   Bonnie Blair   Christa Luding-Rothenburger   Seiko Hashimoto
1990 Tromsø   Angela Hauck-Stahnke   Bonnie Blair   Christine Aaftink
1991 Inzell   Monique Garbrecht   Ye Qiaobo   Christine Aaftink
1992 Oslo   Ye Qiaobo   Bonnie Blair   Christa Luding-Rothenburger
1993 Ikaho   Ye Qiaobo (2)   Bonnie Blair   Oksana Ravilova
1994 Calgary   Bonnie Blair   Angela Hauck-Stahnke   Xue Ruihong
1995 Milwaukee   Bonnie Blair (3)   Oksana Ravilova   Franziska Schenk
1996 Heerenveen   Chris Witty   Edel Therese Høiseth   Franziska Schenk
1997 Hamar   Franziska Schenk   Xue Ruihong   Chris Witty
1998 Berlin   Catriona Le May Doan   Sabine Völker   Chris Witty
1999 Calgary   Monique Garbrecht   Catriona Le May Doan   Sabine Völker
2000 Seoul   Monique Garbrecht   Chris Witty   Marianne Timmer
2001 Inzell   Monique Garbrecht-Enfeldt   Eriko Sanmiya   Catriona Le May Doan
2002 Hamar   Catriona Le May Doan (2)   Andrea Nuyt   Anzhelika Kotyuga
2003 Calgary   Monique Garbrecht-Enfeldt (5)   Cindy Klassen   Shihomi Shinya
2004 Nagano   Marianne Timmer   Anni Friesinger   Jennifer Rodriguez
2005 Salt Lake City   Jennifer Rodriguez   Anzhelika Kotyuga   Sabine Völker
2006 Heerenveen   Svetlana Zhurova   Manli Wang   Chiara Simionato
2007 Hamar   Anni Friesinger   Ireen Wüst   Cindy Klassen
2008 Heerenveen   Jenny Wolf   Anni Friesinger   Annette Gerritsen
2009 Moscow   Wang Beixing   Jenny Wolf   Yu Jing
2010 Obihiro   Lee Sang-hwa   Sayuri Yoshii   Jenny Wolf
2011 Heerenveen   Christine Nesbitt   Annette Gerritsen   Margot Boer
2012 Calgary   Yu Jing   Christine Nesbitt   Zhang Hong
2013 Salt Lake City   Heather Richardson   Yu Jing   Lee Sang-hwa
2014 Nagano   Yu Jing (2)   Zhang Hong   Heather Richardson
2015 Astana   Brittany Bowe   Heather Richardson   Karolína Erbanová
2016 Seoul   Brittany Bowe (2)   Heather Richardson-Bergsma   Jorien ter Mors
2017 Calgary   Nao Kodaira   Heather Bergsma   Jorien ter Mors
2018 Changchun   Jorien ter Mors   Brittany Bowe   Olga Fatkulina
2019 Heerenveen   Nao Kodaira (2)   Miho Takagi   Brittany Bowe
2020 Hamar   Miho Takagi   Nao Kodaira   Olga Fatkulina

Medal tableEdit

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1  United States1316938
2  East Germany106319
3  Germany85619
4  China55313
5  Canada43411
6  Soviet Union34310
7  Japan3429
8  Netherlands25916
9  Russia1135
10  West Germany1034
11  South Korea1012
12  Belarus0112
13  Norway0101
14  Poland0022
15  Czech Republic0011
  Italy0011
Totals (16 nations)515151153

World championsEdit

As of 2020.

Skater       Total
  Karin Kania (Enke, Busch) 6 2 0 8
  Monique Garbrecht-Enfeldt 5 0 0 5
  Bonnie Blair 3 4 2 9
  Sheila Young 3 0 0 3
  Leah Poulos-Mueller 2 3 0 5
 /  Christa Luding-Rothenburger 2 2 4 8
  Brittany Bowe 2 1 1 4
  Catriona Le May Doan 2 1 1 4
  Yu Jing 2 1 1 4
  Nao Kodaira 2 1 0 2
  Ye Qiaobo 2 1 0 3
  Heather Richardson-Bergsma 1 3 1 5
  Anni Friesinger-Postma 1 2 0 3
  Angela Hauck-Stahnke 1 2 0 3
  Chris Witty 1 1 2 4
  Natalya Petrusyova 1 1 1 3
  Jenny Wolf 1 1 1 3
  Christine Nesbitt 1 1 0 2
  Miho Takagi 1 1 0 2
  Monika Pflug 1 0 3 4
  Franziska Schenk 1 0 2 3
  Jorien ter Mors 1 0 2 3
  Sylvia Burka 1 0 1 2
  Lee Sang-hwa 1 0 1 2
  Jennifer Rodriguez 1 0 1 2
  Marianne Timmer 1 0 1 2
  Lyudmila Titova 1 0 1 2
  Lyubov Sadchikova 1 0 0 1
  Ruth Schleiermacher 1 0 0 1
  Wang Beixing 1 0 0 1
  Svetlana Zhurova 1 0 0 1

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • "Medal Winners in World Sprint Championships" (PDF). International Skating Union.
  • "World Sprint Speed Skating Championships Overview". International Skating Union.