Speed Skating – Women’s 3K – Event Factsheets

Can Claudia Pechstein (GER) win a medal to equal Stefania Belmondo (ITA) and Raisa Smetanina (URS) as the greatest female Winter Olympians ever, in terms of medals won? The record is 10 by Belmondo and Smetanina – Pechstein has 9. She has previously won a full set of medals in the 3,000 – gold (2002), silver (1998), and bronze (1994).