| February 26|
| 27 from 12 nations|
| Olympic Oval, Calgary, Canada|
The women's 1000 metres in speed skating at the 1988 Winter Olympics took place on 26 February, at the Olympic Oval.
Speed skating at the 1988 Winter Olympics – Women's 1000 metres Wikipedia
Prior to this competition, the existing world and Olympic records were as follows:
The following new world and olympic records was set.