Latest DB update on January 13 2017.

December 9 2015:
5748 Skaters <39,50 on the 500 meter... Jevgenij Grisjin Worldrecord Alma Ata 1963.

October 7 2015:
Paul Schlösser, Thanks for the additions!

March 25 2015:
Limits Database: Men: (42,0 -- 1.26,0 -- 2.10.0 -- 4.26,0 -- 8.00,00 -- All on 10K) Women: (46,00 -- 1.36,0 -- 2.26,0 -- 5.26,0 -- All on 5K -- All on 10k)

April 22 2014:
A lot of Finnish additions, thanks to Paul Schlösser!

February 14 2014:
You now can choose a Nation for the rankings!


This site is a Database for everyone who's interested in Personal Best and "Adelskalenderen" Speedskating for Men and Women.

Special thanks to Frans van Bakel, Paul Schlösser, Vincent van Lierop for the information I got from them! Without their help this database would not exist.

A quick summary of the sources of information used:

  • Preben G Petersen (WSSSA) provided lots of data and the help of Paul Schlösser.
  • The early years the books from Jan Kleine “Schaatsjaarboek” (until 1973), papers and a lot of books in Dutch about speedskating
  • WSSSA books a lot of the them, editor Trond Eng from Askim (Norge)
  • Schaatsseizoen, publication from “Stichting Schaatsseizoen” editor(s) Hedman Bijlsma and friends it’s published every year
  • And from the internet, shown as links on the home page and a lot of more internet adresses
  • Yahoo groups about (speed)skating
  • Jakub Majerski and his website
  • SpeedSkatingStats (
  • Others which I may have forgotten...