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Sabine Völker

Full name: Sabine Völker
Gender: Female
Height: 5-3.5 (162 cm)
Weight: 128 lbs (58 kg)
Born: May 11, 1973 in Erfurt, Thüringen, Germany
Affiliations: ESC Erfurt, Erfurt (GER)
Country: GER Germany
Sport: Speed Skating

Medals: 1 Gold, 2 Silver, 1 Bronze (4 Total)

Biography

Sabine Völker was a successful German speed skater winning four Olympic medals crowned by the team pursuit gold at Torino in 2006 although she did not take part in the final but only in the preliminaries. Four years earlier at Salt Lake City she earned two silvers over 1,000 and 1,500 metres and one bronze over 500 metres. Völker also won silver at the 1998 World Sprint Championships, adding two bronzes in 1999 and 2005. She won silver medals at the World Championships over 1,000 metres in 2001 and 500 metres in 1997, with a 2005 bronze in the team pursuit. During her career Völker also won 10 national titles with 15 runner-ups. She retired in 2006, after studying economics.

Personal Bests: 500 – 37.57 (2002); 1000 – 1:13.96 (2002); 1500 – 1:54.57 (2005); 3000 – 4:10.31 (2006).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1998 Winter 24 Nagano Speed Skating Women's 500 metres Germany GER 7
1998 Winter 24 Nagano Speed Skating Women's 1,000 metres Germany GER 4
2002 Winter 28 Salt Lake City Speed Skating Women's 500 metres Germany GER 3 Bronze OR
2002 Winter 28 Salt Lake City Speed Skating Women's 1,000 metres Germany GER 2 Silver
2002 Winter 28 Salt Lake City Speed Skating Women's 1,500 metres Germany GER 2 Silver
2006 Winter 32 Torino Speed Skating Women's 1,000 metres Germany GER 21
2006 Winter 32 Torino Speed Skating Women's Team Pursuit (6 laps) Germany GER 1 Gold

Women's 500 metres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T 1c
1998 Winter 24 Nagano Speed Skating Germany Final Standings 7 78.19
1998 Winter 24 Nagano Speed Skating Germany Race 1 10 39.19 10.59
1998 Winter 24 Nagano Speed Skating Germany Race 2 6 39.00 10.61
2002 Winter 28 Salt Lake City Speed Skating Germany Final Standings 3 OR 75.19
2002 Winter 28 Salt Lake City Speed Skating Germany Race 1 5 37.62 10.47
2002 Winter 28 Salt Lake City Speed Skating Germany Race 2 2 37.57 10.44

Women's 1,000 metres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T 2c 6c
1998 Winter 24 Nagano Speed Skating Germany Final Standings 4 1:17.54 18.14 46.47
2002 Winter 28 Salt Lake City Speed Skating Germany Final Standings 2 1:13.96 17.60 44.84
2006 Winter 32 Torino Speed Skating Germany Final Standings 21 1:17.97 18.07 46.46

Women's 1,500 metres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T 3c 7c 1.1k
2002 Winter 28 Salt Lake City Speed Skating Germany Final Standings 2 1:54.97 24.81 52.98 1:22.93

Women's Team Pursuit (6 laps)

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank
2006 Winter 32 Torino Speed Skating Germany GER Qualifying Round 5
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