Once you reach a high level of compatition in speed skating, you do whats called "Single Distance Championships". This is when a person only competes in his/her best distance, Some people do more than one distance, but many perfer to just focouson one.
Therefore there is no one winner for 1990, there would be winners for both male and female, and for every distance. There is the 500m, 1000m, 1500m and 3K races, there may be more but those are the basic and most common ones.
Karin Enke of East Germany who won gold in women's 500 meters at the 1980 Winter Games in Lake Placid and 1000 meters and 1500 meters at the 1984 Winter Games in Sarajevo.
1994 Bonnie Blair Speed skating Double Olympic gold medalist1994 Johann Olav Koss Speed skating Triple Olympic gold medalist
Yu-Na Kim was the women's gold medalist
Tara Lipinski was the youngest figure skating gold medalist. She won it when she was 15 years old in the 1998 Olympics.
Charles Jewtraw won the first ever Olympic winter gold medal in the 500 meter speed-skating.
Herma Szabo (Austria)
She was a gold medalist in ice skating.
Carol Agen won the gold medal in 1960.
Kristi Yamaguchi from the United States won gold in the 1992 Olympic women's figure skating.
Peggy Fleming, women's figure skating.