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Olympic Records in Skating




Olympic Records in Skating: Speed Skating was introduced in the Olympic program in the 1924 Chamonix Mont Blanc Winter Summer Games . Women's events were included in the 1960 Squaw Valley Games . Short track speed skating was first included in the Olympic schedule in the 1992 Albertville Winter Summer Games . Many records have been made in various events of skating in the history of Winter Olympics .

The current Olympic records in various men's events of skating are as follows-

Men's records
Event Time Name Nation Games Date
Team pursuit (8 laps)3:37.71 Jan Blokhuijsen
Sven Kramer
Koen Verweij
 Netherlands (NED)2014 Sochi22 Feb 2014
10000 metres12:44.45 Jorrit Bergsma Netherlands (NED)2014 Sochi18 Feb 2014
5000 metres6:10.76 Sven Kramer Netherlands (NED)2014 Sochi8 Feb 2014
Team pursuit(8 laps)03:39.95Jan Blokhuijsen
Sven Kramer
Mark Tuitert
Netherlands (NED)2010 Vancouver27 Feb 2010
10000 metres12:58.55Lee Seung-HoonSouth Korea (KOR)2010 Vancouver23 Feb 2010
5000 metres06:14.60Sven KramerNetherlands (NED)2010 Vancouver13 Feb 2010
1500 metres1:43.95 Derek Parra United States (USA)2002 Salt Lake City19 Feb 2002
1000 metres1:07.18 Gerard van Velde Netherlands (NED)2002 Salt Lake City16 Feb 2002
500 metres34.42 Casey FitzRandolph United States (USA)2002 Salt Lake City11 Feb 2002
500 metres x 21:09.23 Casey FitzRandolph United States (USA)2002 Salt Lake City11 Feb 2002




Women's records
Event Time Name Nation Games Date
Team pursuit (6 laps)2:58.05 Ireen Wust
Jorien ter Mors
Marrit Leenstra
 Netherlands (NED)2014 Sochi22 Feb 2014
1500 metres1:53.51 Jorien ter Mors Netherlands (NED)2014 Sochi16 Feb 2014
500 metres37.28 Lee Sang-hwa South Korea (KOR)2014 Sochi11 Feb 2014
500 metres x 21:14.70 Lee Sang-hwa South Korea (KOR)2014 Sochi11 Feb 2014
5000 metres6:46.91 Claudia Pechstein Germany (GER)2002 Salt Lake City23 Feb 2002
1000 metres1:13.83 Chris Witty United States (USA)2002 Salt Lake City17 Feb 2002
3000 metres3:57.70 Claudia Pechstein Germany (GER)2002 Salt Lake City10 Feb 2002

source:https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_Olympic_records_in_speed_skating

Last Updated On : January 22, 2016



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