Short track speed skating at the 1998 Winter Olympics

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Short Track Speed Skating
at the XVIII Olympic Winter Games
Speed skating pictogram.svg
Pictogram for speed skating
Venue White Ring
Dates February 17-21
Competitors 94 from 18 nations
«1994 2002»
Short track speed skating at the 1998 Winter Olympics
Short track speed skating pictogram.svg
500 m   men   women
1000 m men women
3000 m relay women
5000 m relay men
For the long track speed skating events, see Speed skating at the 1998 Winter Olympics

Short track speed skating at the 1998 Winter Olympics, was held from 17 February to 21 February. Six events were contested at the White Ring.[1]

Medal summary[edit]

Medal table[edit]

 Rank  Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  South Korea (KOR) 3 1 2 6
2  Canada (CAN) 2 0 2 4
3  Japan (JPN) 1 0 1 2
4  China (CHN) 0 5 1 6
Total 6 6 6 18

South Korea led the medal table with six, including three golds. Chun Lee-Kyung led the individual medal table, with two golds and one bronze. The top men's medalist was Kim Dong-Sung, who won one gold and one silver.

Men's events[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
500 metres
details
 Takafumi Nishitani
Japan (JPN)
42.862  An Yulong
China (CHN)
43.022  Hitoshi Uematsu
Japan (JPN)
43.713
1000 metres
details
 Kim Dong-Sung
South Korea (KOR)
1:32.375  Li Jiajun
China (CHN)
1:32.428  Éric Bédard
Canada (CAN)
1:32.661
5000 metre relay
details
 Canada (CAN)
Éric Bédard
Derrick Campbell
François Drolet
Marc Gagnon
7:06.075  South Korea (KOR)
Chae Ji-Hoon
Lee Jun-Hwan
Lee Ho-Eung
Kim Dong-Sung
7:06.776  China (CHN)
Li Jiajun
Feng Kai
Yuan Ye
An Yulong
7:11.559

Women's events[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
500 metres
details
 Annie Perreault
Canada (CAN)
46.568  Yang Yang (S)
China (CHN)
46.627  Chun Lee-Kyung
South Korea (KOR)
46.335[a]
1000 metres
details
 Chun Lee-Kyung
South Korea (KOR)
1:42.776  Yang Yang (S)
China (CHN)
1:43.343  Won Hye-Kyung
South Korea (KOR)
1:43.361
3000 metre relay
details
 South Korea (KOR)
Chun Lee-Kyung
Won Hye-Kyung
An Sang-Mi
Kim Yun-Mi
4:16.260  China (CHN)
Yang Yang (A)
Yang Yang (S)
Wang Chunlu
Sun Dandan
4:16.383  Canada (CAN)
Christine Boudrias
Isabelle Charest
Annie Perreault
Tania Vicent
4:21.205
  1. ^ Jeon won a medal as the winner of the B Final, as the A final featured two skaters failing to finish

Participating NOCs[edit]

Eighteen nations competed in the short track events at Nagano. Belarus, the Germany, Poland and Ukraine made their short track debuts.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Nagano 1998 Official Report - Volume 3". Nagano Olympics Organizing Committee. LA84 Foundation. 1998. Retrieved January 16, 2014. 

Sports-Reference 1998 Olympics - Short Track