500 metres, Women

# Performance Athlete(s) NOC Games Date Phase Rank
1 46.0 Nataliya Donchenko URS Squaw Valley 1960 20 February 1960 Final Standings 2
2 45.9 Helga Haase GER Squaw Valley 1960 20 February 1960 Final Standings 1
3 45.4 Irina Yegorova URS Innsbruck 1964 30 January 1964 Final Standings 2
4 45.0 Lidiya Skoblikova URS Innsbruck 1964 30 January 1964 Final Standings 1
5 44.75 Monika Pflug FRG Sapporo 1972 10 February 1972 Final Standings 5
6 44.45 Lyudmila Titova URS Sapporo 1972 10 February 1972 Final Standings 3
7 43.33 Anne Henning USA Sapporo 1972 10 February 1972 Final Standings 1 1
8 43.33 Anne Henning USA Sapporo 1972 10 February 1972 Final Standings 1
9 43.12 Cathy Priestner CAN Innsbruck 1976 6 February 1976 Final Standings 2
10 42.76 Sheila Young USA Innsbruck 1976 6 February 1976 Final Standings 1
11 42.47 Ann-Sofie Järnström SWE Lake Placid 1980 15 February 1980 Final Standings 4
12 41.78 Karin Enke GDR Lake Placid 1980 15 February 1980 Final Standings 1
13 41.50 Nataliya Glebova URS Sarajevo 1984 10 February 1984 Final Standings 3
14 41.02 Christa Rothenburger GDR Sarajevo 1984 10 February 1984 Final Standings 1
15 40.71 Andrea Ehrig GDR Calgary 1988 22 February 1988 Final Standings 10
16 39.12 WR Christa Rothenburger GDR Calgary 1988 22 February 1988 Final Standings 2
17 39.10 WR Bonnie Blair USA Calgary 1988 22 February 1988 Final Standings 1
18 38.75 Kyoko Shimazaki JPN Nagano 1998 13 February 1998 Race 1 4
19 38.39 Catriona Le May Doan CAN Nagano 1998 13 February 1998 Race 1 1
20 38.21 Catriona Le May Doan CAN Nagano 1998 14 February 1998 Race 2 1
21 37.77 Tomomi Okazaki JPN Salt Lake City 2002 13 February 2002 Race 1 7
22 37.30 Catriona Le May Doan CAN Salt Lake City 2002 13 February 2002 Race 1 1
23 36.94 Nao Kodaira JPN PyeongChang 2018 18 February 2018 Final Standings 1