1998 World Single Distance Speed Skating Championships

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World Single Distance Speed Skating Championships
Olympic Oval Inside Calgary.jpg
Olympic Oval (Calgary)
VenueOlympic Oval (Calgary)
Dates27–29 March 1998

The 1998 World Single Distance Speed Skating Championships were held between 27 and 29 March 1998 in the Olympic Oval, Calgary, Canada.

Schedule[edit]

Date Events
March 27 5000 m men
500 m women (1st)
500 m women (2nd)
3000 m women
March 28 500 m men (1st)
500 m men (2nd)
1500 m men
1000 m women
5000 m women
March 29 1000 m men
10000 m men
1500 m women

Medal summary[edit]

Men's events[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
500 m
details[1]
Hiroyasu Shimizu
 Japan
1:10.18
35.36
34.82
Sylvain Bouchard
 Canada
1:10.68
35.47
35.21
Jeremy Wotherspoon
 Canada
1:10.88
35.60
35.28
1000 m
details[2]
Sylvain Bouchard
 Canada
1:09.60 Jeremy Wotherspoon
 Canada
1:09.67 Hiroyasu Shimizu
 Japan
1:09.83
1500 m
details[3]
Ådne Søndrål
 Norway
1:46.43 Ids Postma
 Netherlands
1:47.08 Roberto Sighel
 Italy
1:47.47
5000 m
details[4]
Gianni Romme
 Netherlands
6:21.49 Rintje Ritsma
 Netherlands
6:25.55 Bart Veldkamp
 Belgium
6:27.58
10000 m
details[5]
Gianni Romme
 Netherlands
13:08.71 Bob de Jong
 Netherlands
13:22.64 Frank Dittrich
 Germany
13:30.33

Women's events[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
500 m
details[6]
Catriona Le May Doan
 Canada
1:15.59
37.88
37.71
Svetlana Zhurova
 Russia
1:16.65
38.30
38.35
Tomomi Okazaki
 Japan
1:16.68
38.27
38.41
1000 m
details[7]
Chris Witty
 United States
1:14.96 Catriona Le May Doan
 Canada
1:15.28 Franziska Schenk
 Germany
1:15.46
1500 m
details[8]
Anni Friesinger
 Germany
1:56.95 Gunda Niemann-Stirnemann
 Germany
1:57.20 Claudia Pechstein
 Germany
1:57.30
3000 m
details[9]
Gunda Niemann-Stirnemann
 Germany
4:01.67 Claudia Pechstein
 Germany
4:04.78 Anni Friesinger
 Germany
4:05.86
5000 m
details[10]
Gunda Niemann-Stirnemann
 Germany
6:58.63 Claudia Pechstein
 Germany
7:02.95 Carla Zijlstra
 Netherlands
7:08.94

Medal table[edit]

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1 Germany (GER)33410
2 Canada (CAN)2316
 Netherlands (NED)2316
4 Japan (JPN)1023
5 Norway (NOR)1001
 United States (USA)1001
7 Russia (RUS)0101
8 Belgium (BEL)0011
 Italy (ITA)0011
Totals (9 nations)10101030

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1998 World Championship Single Distances 500 meters Men". SpeedSkatingStats.com. Retrieved 25 August 2012.
  2. ^ "1998 World Championship Single Distances 1000 meters Men". SpeedSkatingStats.com. Retrieved 25 August 2012.
  3. ^ "1998 World Championship Single Distances 1500 meters Men". SpeedSkatingStats.com. Retrieved 25 August 2012.
  4. ^ "1998 World Championship Single Distances 5000 meters Men". SpeedSkatingStats.com. Retrieved 25 August 2012.
  5. ^ "1998 World Championship Single Distances 10,000 meters Men". SpeedSkatingStats.com. Retrieved 25 August 2012.
  6. ^ "1998 World Championship Single Distances 500 meters Women". SpeedSkatingStats.com. Retrieved 25 August 2012.
  7. ^ "1998 World Championship Single Distances 1000 meters Women". SpeedSkatingStats.com. Retrieved 25 August 2012.
  8. ^ "1998 World Championship Single Distances 1500 meters Women". SpeedSkatingStats.com. Retrieved 25 August 2012.
  9. ^ "1998 World Championship Single Distances 3000 meters Women". SpeedSkatingStats.com. Retrieved 25 August 2012.
  10. ^ "1998 World Championship Single Distances 5000 meters Women". SpeedSkatingStats.com. Retrieved 25 August 2012.