The winner of the Olympic race distance of 1500 metres became Dutch skater Irene Wust.
The result of 1 minute, 54.35 seconds.
In the second place, the Japanese Miho Takagi (delay 0.20 seconds), the third — Dutch Marit of Leenstra (lag 0.91).
World record holder American Heather Bergsma took eighth place. Yekaterina Aidova (Kazakhstan) took 18th place.
Irene Wust — champion of the Turin Olympics (3000 m), the Olympics in Vancouver (1500 m), two-time champion of Sochi. She is 11-time world champion on separate distances, six-time world champion in the all-around.