Speed Skating — 500 metres, Women

Times held 17
Total participants 298
Total countries 34

Participants

Year Event Status Participants NOCs
1932 500 metres, Women Olympic (non-medal) 10 2
1960 500 metres, Women Olympic 23 10
1964 500 metres, Women Olympic 28 13
1968 500 metres, Women Olympic 28 11
1972 500 metres, Women Olympic 29 12
1976 500 metres, Women Olympic 27 13
1980 500 metres, Women Olympic 31 15
1984 500 metres, Women Olympic 33 16
1988 500 metres, Women Olympic 30 15
1992 500 metres, Women Olympic 34 12
1994 500 metres, Women Olympic 34 12
1998 500 metres, Women Olympic 38 14
2002 500 metres, Women Olympic 31 12
2006 500 metres, Women Olympic 30 10
2010 500 metres, Women Olympic 36 14
2014 500 metres, Women Olympic 35 12
2018 500 metres, Women Olympic 31 18

Medal winners

Year Gold Silver Bronze
1960 Helga HaaseGER Nataliya DonchenkoURS Jeanne AshworthUSA
1964 Lidiya SkoblikovaURS Irina YegorovaURS Tatyana SidorovaURS
1968 Lyudmila TitovaURS Jenny Fish
Dianne Holum
Mary Meyers
USA
USA
USA
1972 Anne HenningUSA Vera KrasnovaURS Lyudmila TitovaURS
1976 Sheila YoungUSA Cathy PriestnerCAN Tatyana AverinaURS
1980 Karin EnkeGDR Leah Poulos-MuellerUSA Nataliya PetrusyovaURS
1984 Christa RothenburgerGDR Karin EnkeGDR Nataliya GlebovaURS
1988 Bonnie BlairUSA Christa RothenburgerGDR Karin KaniaGDR
1992 Bonnie BlairUSA Ye QiaoboCHN Christa LudingGER
1994 Bonnie BlairUSA Susan AuchCAN Franziska SchenkGER
1998 Catriona Le May DoanCAN Susan AuchCAN Tomomi OkazakiJPN
2002 Catriona Le May DoanCAN Monique Garbrecht-EnfeldtGER Sabine VölkerGER
2006 Svetlana ZhurovaRUS Wang ManliCHN Ren HuiCHN
2010 Lee Sang-HwaKOR Jenny WolfGER Wang BeixingCHN
2014 Lee Sang-HwaKOR Olga FatkulinaRUS Margot BoerNED
2018 Nao KodairaJPN Lee Sang-HwaKOR Karolína ErbanováCZE

Medals by country

NOC Gold Silver Bronze Total
United States USA 5 4 1 10
Soviet Union URS 2 3 5 10
Canada CAN 2 3 0 5
East Germany GDR 2 2 1 5
Republic of Korea KOR 2 1 0 3
Germany GER 1 2 3 6
Russian Federation RUS 1 1 0 2
Japan JPN 1 0 1 2
People's Republic of China CHN 0 2 2 4
Czech Republic CZE 0 0 1 1
Netherlands NED 0 0 1 1

Top medallists

Athlete Nat Gold Silver Bronze Total
Bonnie Blair USA 3 0 0 3
Lee Sang-Hwa KOR 2 1 0 3
Catriona Le May Doan CAN 2 0 0 2
Karin Enke-Kania GDR 1 1 1 3
Christa Rothenburger-Luding GDR
GER
1 1 1 3