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Record-breaking speedskating weekend

Records set during the world single-distance championships this weekend:

Personal records —127

National records (all countries) — 57

Championship records—11

World records — 5

WORLD RECORDS

Men's 500 meters—Hiroyasu Shimizu, Japan 34.32 (previous record time—34.63)

Men's 1,000 meters — Jeremy Wotherspoon, Canada 1:08.28 (previous record time — 1:08.34)

Women's 500 meters — Catriona Lemay Doan, Canada 37.29 (previous record time — 37.40)

Women's 1,000 meters — Monique Garbrecht-Enfeldt, Germany 1:14.13 (previous record time—1:14.96)

Women's 5,000 meters — Gunda Niemann-Stirnemann, Germany 6:52.44 (previous record time—6:55.34)