Short track speed skating at the 1992 Winter Olympics

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Short Track Speed Skating
at the XVI Olympic Winter Games
Speed skating pictogram.svg
Pictogram for speed skating
Venue La halle de glace Olympique
Dates February 18-22
Competitors 86 from 16 nations
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For the long track speed skating events, see Speed skating at the 1992 Winter Olympics

Short track speed skating at the 1992 Winter Olympics, was held from 18 February to 22 February. Four events were contested at La halle de glace Olympique, located next to the Théâtre des Cérémonies, a couple of kilometers west of downtown Albertville. This was the first time short track speed skating was contested at the Winter Olympics.[1]

Medal summary[edit]

Medal table[edit]

 Rank  Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  South Korea (KOR) 2 0 1 3
2  Canada (CAN) 1 2 0 3
3  United States (USA) 1 1 0 2
4  China (CHN) 0 1 0 1
5  North Korea (PRK) 0 0 1 1
5  Japan (JPN) 0 0 1 1
5  Unified Team (EUN) 0 0 1 1
Total 4 4 4 12

South Korea led the medal table with three, including two golds. Kim Ki-hoon's gold medal in the men's 1000 metre was the first Winter gold medal for South Korea. Kim also led the individual medal table, with two gold medals. The top women's medalist was American Cathy Turner, who won one gold and one silver.

Men's events[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
1000 metres
details
 Kim Ki-hoon
South Korea (KOR)
1:30.76  Frédéric Blackburn
Canada (CAN)
1:31.11  Lee Jun-Ho
South Korea (KOR)
1:31.16
5000 metre relay
details
 South Korea (KOR)
Song Jae-Kun
Kim Ki-hoon
Lee Jun-Ho
Mo Ji-Su
7:14.02  Canada (CAN)
Mark Lackie
Frédéric Blackburn
Michel Daignault
Laurent Daignault
Sylvain Gagnon
7:14.06  Japan (JPN)
Yuichi Akasaka
Tatsuyoshi Ishihara
Toshinobu Kawai
Tsutomu Kawasaki
7:18.18

Women's events[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
500 metres
details
 Cathy Turner
United States (USA)
47.04  Li Yan
China (CHN)
47.08  Hwang Ok-Sil
North Korea (PRK)
47.23
3000 metre relay
details
 Canada (CAN)
Angela Cutrone
Sylvie Daigle
Nathalie Lambert
Annie Perreault
4:36.62  United States (USA)
Darcie Dohnal
Amy Peterson
Cathy Turner
Nikki Ziegelmeyer
4:39.34  Unified Team (EUN)
Yuliya Allagulova
Nataliya Isakova
Viktoriya Troitskaya-Taranina
Yuliya Vlasova
4:42.69

Participating NOCs[edit]

Sixteen nations competed in the short track events at Albertville.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Albertville 1992 Official Report". Le Comite d'Organisation des Jeux Olympiques Albertville. LA84 Foundation. 1992. Retrieved January 16, 2014. 

Sports-Reference 1992 Olympics - Short Track