This list of speed skating records is an overview of the current speed skating records in its various events ratified by ISU.
* In his Nov 17, 2007 world record 5,000 m race, Sven Kramer passed the 3,000 m mark at 3:37.15.
For comparison, the was skated by Jeremy Wotherspoon on 10 November 2007 in Salt Lake City during a 1000 m race in 24.32 seconds with an average speed of .
For comparison, the was skated by Wang Beixing on 12 December 2009 in Salt Lake City during a 500 m race in 26.70 seconds with an average speed of .
** The average speed for the team pursuit races is somewhat lower than shown, as the team skates 8 or 6 inner lanes, whereas the 400 m length of a speed skating oval is based on skating one inner and one outer curve.