Gunda NIEMANN-STIRNEMANN

Germany GER

Speed Skating

  • Olympic Medals
    3 G
    4 S
    1 B
  • Games participations
    4
  • First Olympic Games
    Calgary 1988
  • Year of Birth
    1966
Olympic Results

Biography

Gunda NIEMANN-STIRNEMANN

Gunda Niemann-Stirnemann won eight Olympic medals and three golds at the Olympics Winter Games of 1992, 1994, and 1998, equalling the marks of fellow German Karin Kania-Enke. Primarily a distance skater, her golds came at 3,000 meters in 1992 and 1998 and at 5,000 meters in 1992. At the World All-Around championships, Niemann-Stirnemann won seven championships – 1991-1993, and 1995-1998, breaking Kania-Enke's record of five titles. She also won the World Cup title at 1,500 meters in 1991-1993 and 1995-1998, and at distances (3K and 5K) in 1992-1996 and 1998. She set 14 world records – six at 3,000 meters; four at 5,000 meters; and four in the combined all-around.

Personal Bests: 500 – 40.34 (1999); 1000 – 1:20.57 (2001); 1500 – 1:55.62 (2001); 3000 – 4:00.26 (2001); 5000 – 6:52.44 (2001).

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Nagano 1998

S
1,500 metres
1,500 metres Speed Skating
G
3,000 metres
3,000 metres Speed Skating
S
5,000 metres
5,000 metres Speed Skating
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Results Event Sport

Lillehammer 1994

B
1,500 metres
1,500 metres Speed Skating
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3,000 metres
3,000 metres Speed Skating
S
5,000 metres
5,000 metres Speed Skating
Olympic Results
Results Event Sport

Albertville 1992

S
1,500 metres
1,500 metres Speed Skating
G
3,000 metres
3,000 metres Speed Skating
G
5,000 metres
5,000 metres Speed Skating
Olympic Results
Results Event Sport

Calgary 1988

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1,500 metres
1,500 metres Speed Skating
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5,000 metres
5,000 metres Speed Skating

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