2009 World Short Track Speed Skating Championships

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The 2009 World Short Track Speed Skating Championships took place between March 5 and March 8, 2009 in Vienna, Austria. The World Championships are organised by the ISU which also run world cups and championships in speed skating and figure skating.

Results[edit]

Men[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Overall* Lee Ho-Suk
 South Korea
89 points J.R. Celski
 United States
65 points Charles Hamelin
 Canada
47 points
500 m Charles Hamelin
 Canada
41.680 Kwak Yoon-Gy
 South Korea
41.739 Olivier Jean
 Canada
41.855
1000 m Lee Ho-suk
 South Korea
1:33.060 Apolo Anton Ohno
 United States
1:33.262 J.R. Celski
 United States
1:33.478
1500 m Lee Ho-Suk
 South Korea
2:20.967 Kwak Yoon-Gy
 South Korea
2:21.078 J.R. Celski
 United States
2:21.133
3000 m J.R. Celski
 United States
4:48.444 Lee Ho-Suk
 South Korea
4:50.114 Charles Hamelin
 Canada
4:50.833
5000 m

relay

 United States 6:51.400  China 6:51.957  Japan 6:52.433
* First place is awarded 34 points, second is awarded 21 points, third is awarded 13 points, fourth is awarded 8 points, fifth is awarded 5 points, sixth is awarded 3 points, seventh is awarded 2 points and eighth is awarded 1 point in the finals of each individual race to determine the overall world champion. The leader after the first 1000m in the 3000m Super-Final is awarded extra 5 points. The relays do not count for the overall classification.

Women[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Overall* Wang Meng
 China
81 points Kim Min-Jung
 South Korea
76 points Zhou Yang
 China
63 points
500 m Wang Meng
 China
43.182 Liu Qiuhong
 China
43.358 Jessica Gregg
 Canada
43.437
1000 m Wang Meng
 China
1:29.878 Kim Min-Jung
 South Korea
1:29.974 Shin Sae-Bom
 South Korea
1:30.901
1500 m Kim Min-Jung
 South Korea
2:21.432 Zhou Yang
 China
2:21.935 Shin Sae-Bom
 South Korea
2:22.012
3000 m Zhou Yang
 China
4:58.955 Kim Min-Jung
 South Korea
4:59.332 Shin Sae-Bom
 South Korea
4:59.935
3000 m

relay

 China 4:10.531  South Korea 4:11.837  Canada 4:12.506
* First place is awarded 34 points, second is awarded 21 points, third is awarded 13 points, fourth is awarded 8 points, fifth is awarded 5 points, sixth is awarded 3 points, seventh is awarded 2 points and eighth is awarded 1 point in the finals of each individual race to determine the overall world champion. The leader after the first 1000m in the 3000m Super-Final is awarded extra 5 points. The relays do not count for the overall classification.

Medal table[edit]

Place Country Gold medal with cup.svg Silver medal with cup.svg Bronze medal with cup.svg Total
1  China 5 3 1 9
2  South Korea 4 7 3 14
3  United States 2 2 2 6
4  Canada 1 0 5 6
5  Japan 0 0 1 1

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