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

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Women's 1500 metres
at the XXII Olympic Winter Games
Women's 1500m, 2014 Winter Olympics, Podium.jpg
Podium
Venue Adler Arena Skating Center
Date 16 February 2014
Competitors 36 from 13 nations
Winning time 1:53.51
Medalists
1st, gold medalist(s) Jorien ter Mors  Netherlands
2nd, silver medalist(s) Ireen Wüst  Netherlands
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Lotte van Beek  Netherlands
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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]

Qualification[edit]

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]

Records[edit]

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

Results[edit]

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
1st, gold medalist(s) 9 I Jorien ter Mors  Netherlands 1:53.51 OR, TR
2nd, silver medalist(s) 15 I Ireen Wüst  Netherlands 1:54.09 +0.58
3rd, bronze medalist(s) 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

References[edit]