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Speed Skating

Games: 22 games in 11 countries
Events: 13

Sports:

Participants: 1,582 (1,054 men and 528 women) from 41 countries
Youngest Participant: KOR Lee Gyeong-Hui (13 years, 338 days), 1972 Winter Games
Oldest Participant: GBR Albert Tebbit (52 years, 31 days), 1924 Winter Games
Top Athlete Medalist(s): GER Claudia Pechstein (9 medals)
Top Country Medalist(s): NED Netherlands (105 medals)

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Country Medal Leaders

Rk Country Gold Silver Bronze Total
1 Netherlands 35 36 34 105
2 Norway 25 28 27 80
3 United States 29 22 16 67
4 Soviet Union 24 17 19 60
5 Germany 14 16 10 40
6 Canada 8 12 15 35
7 East Germany 8 12 9 29
8 Finland 7 8 9 24
9 Sweden 7 4 5 16
10 Japan 1 5 9 15
11 Russia 3 5 5 13
12 South Korea 4 4 1 9
13 China 1 3 3 7
14 Poland 1 2 3 6
15 Austria 1 2 3 6
16 Czech Republic 3 1 1 5
17 West Germany 3 0 0 3
18 Italy 2 0 1 3
19 North Korea 0 1 0 1
20 Belarus 0 1 0 1
21 Kazakhstan 0 0 1 1
22 Belgium 0 0 1 1

Athlete Medal Leaders

Rk Athlete Gold Silver Bronze Total
1 Claudia Pechstein (GER) 5 2 2 9
2 Ireen Wüst (NED) 4 3 1 8
3 Karin Enke-Kania (GDR) 3 4 1 8
4 Gunda Niemann-Stirnemann-Kleemann (GER) 3 4 1 8
5 Clas Thunberg (FIN) 5 1 1 7
6 Ivar Ballangrud (NOR) 4 2 1 7
7 Sven Kramer (NED) 3 2 2 7
8 Andrea Ehrig-Schöne-Mitscherlich (GDR) 1 5 1 7
9 Lidiya Skoblikova (URS) 6 0 0 6
10 Bonnie Blair (USA) 5 0 1 6
11 Cindy Klassen (CAN) 1 2 3 6
12 Roald Larsen (NOR) 0 2 4 6
13 Rintje Ritsma (NED) 0 2 4 6
14 Eric Heiden (USA) 5 0 0 5
15 Yevgeny Grishin (URS) 4 1 0 5
16 Johann Olav Koss (NOR) 4 1 0 5
17 Martina Sáblíková (CZE) 3 1 1 5
18 Anni Friesinger-Postma (GER) 3 0 2 5
19 Knut Johannesen (NOR) 2 2 1 5
20 Chad Hedrick (USA) 1 2 2 5

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