500 m W - Speed Skating at the 1976 Winter Olympics in Innsbruck - Results

Women's 500 m - Speed Skating
Innsbruck 1976 Winter Olympics

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Women's 500 m 1976
Sheila YoungUSA42,76OR
Cathy PriestnerCAN43,12
Tatyana AverinaURS43,17
4. Leah PoulosUSA43,21
5. Vera KrasnovaURS43,23
6. Lyubov SachikovaURS43,80
7. Makiko NagayaJPN43,88
8. Paula HalonenFIN43,99
9. Lori MonkUSA44,00
10. Heike LangeGDR44,21
11. Sylvia BurkaCAN44,35
12. Monika HölznerFRG44,36
13. Ann-Sofie JärnströmSWE44,49
14. Stanislawa PietruszczakPOL44,68
15. Ines BautzmannGDR44,87
16. Sigrid SundbyNOR45,00
17. Heiko HasegawaJPN45,09
18. Erwina RysPOL45,37
19. Christa JaarsmaNED45,45
20. Ute DixGDR45,60
21. Kathleen VogtCAN45,62
22. Sylvia FilipssonSWE45,97
23. Annie BorckinkNED46,00
24. Sijtje van der LendeNED46,06
25. Lee Nam-soonKOR46,33
26. Ewa MalewickaPOL46,67
27. Linda RomboutsBEL48,31

Women's 500 m - Speed Skating - Innsbruck 1976 Winter Olympics

Event Format: Skaters raced against the clock although they raced in pairs on separate lanes on an oval rink (inner and outer lanes). Skaters had to change lanes in the back straightaway of each lap in order to skate an equal distance. The skater on the outer lane had the right of way and the skater leaving the inner lane should avoid collision. The Olympic gold medal winner was the athlete with the fastest time for the race.

Event facts: Women's 500 m competition was held at the and 27 athletes participated in the event.

These results for Women's 500 m - Innsbruck 1976 Winter Olympics - are based on the official Olympic reports and the Olympian Database
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