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Olympic Records at a Glance

February 17, 1998

NAGANO, Japan (AP) _ Records set at the Winter Olympics:

WORLD RECORDS

Speedskating

Men’s 5,000_Gianni Romme, Netherlands, 6:22.20 (old record: Romme, 6:30.63, Dec. 7, 1997), Feb. 8, 1998.

Men’s 1,500_Adne Sondral, Norway, 1:47.87 (old record: Rintje Ritsma, Netherlands, 1:48.88, Dec. 20, 1997), Feb. 12, 1998.

Women’s 1,500_Marianne Timmer, Netherlands, 1:57.58 (old record: Catriona LeMay Doan, Canada, 1:57.87, Nov. 29, 1997), Feb. 16, 1998.

Men’s 10,000_Gianni Romme, Netherlands, 13:15.33 (old record: Johann Koss Olav, Norway, 13:30.55, Feb. 20, 1994), Feb. 17, 1998.

Short Track Speedskating

Women’s 3,000 Relay_South Korea (Chun Lee-kyung, Won Hye-kyung, An Sang-mi, Kim Yun-mi), 4:16.260 (old record: South Korea_An Sang-mi, Kim Sun-mi Kim, Won Hye-kyung, Chun Lee-kyung, 4:17.630, Dec. 8, 1996), Feb. 17, 1998.

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OLYMPIC RECORDS

Speedskating

Men’s 500_Hiroyasu Shimizu, Japan, 35.76 (old record: Alexander Golubev, Russia, 36.33, Feb. 14, 1994), Feb. 9, 1998.

Men’s 500_Hiroyasu Shimizu, Japan, 35.59 (old record: Shimizu, 35.76, Feb. 9, 1998), Feb. 10, 1998.

Women’s 3,000_Gunda Niemann-Stirnemann, Germany, 4:07.29 (old record: Yvonne Van Gennip, Netherlands, Feb. 23, 1988), Feb. 11, 1998.

Women’s 500_Catriona LeMay Doan, Canada, 38.39 (old record: Bonnie Blair, United States, 39.10, Feb. 22, 1988), Feb. 13, 1998.

Women’s 500_Catriona LeMay Doan, Canada, 38.21 (old record: LeMay Doan, 38.39, Feb. 13, 1998), Feb. 14, 1998.

Men’s 1,000_Ids Postma, Netherlands, 1:10.64 (old record: Daniel Jansen, United States, 1:12.43, Feb. 18, 1994), Feb. 15, 1998.

Short Track Speedskating

Men’s 1,000_Satoru Terao, Japan, 1:29.398 (old record: Lee Jun-ho, South Korea, 1:29.58, Feb. 22, 1994), Feb. 17, 1998.

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